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Thursday 3 September 2015

New York

Milk & Honey founder Sasha Petraske dead at 42

Sasha Petraske, the Manhattan-born founder of popular cocktail bar Milk & Honey, has been found dead in New York at the age of 42.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

Chance to taste 1915 Krug this autumn

The chance to taste some of the last bottles of Krug 1915 will be offered by Sotheby’s in New York this September as houses announce their autumn sales programmes.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Bootleggers’ Whiskey Island on sale for £2 million

A 3.1 acre island once used by bootleggers to smuggle alcohol into New York during Prohibition has gone on sale for US$3 million (£2m).

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Don’t drink beer, New Yorkers told

Mary Besset, New York City’s health commissioner under Mayor Bill de Blasio, has told the public not to enjoy a cold beer during the city’s ongoing heatwave.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys appoints creative director

Charles Antin has joined the fine wine auction house, Zachys as its creative director and will be based at the company’s headquarters in New York.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Margaux sale: why NY?

Why has Château Margaux chosen to hold its ex-cellar sale in New York rather than Hong Kong like its fellow firsts?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Kurniawan appeal rebuffed

An appeal by convicted fraudster Rudy Kurniawan to have his 10-year sentence reduced has been challenged by a US attorney.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

New York region eyes AVA title

A northern corner of New York State that boasts just 15 acres of vineyard and cannot reliably cultivate vitis vinifera has submitted a request for AVA status.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Bar cuts women’s bill to highlight pay gap

A New York bar has taken extreme measures to highlight the gender pay gap by charging women only 77% of their total bill.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia ‘whisky boom’ boosts Zachys’ profits

New York auction house Zachys has achieved sales of more than $28 million in the first half of 2015 due to Asia’s unquenched thirst for whisky.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

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