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Wednesday 23 April 2014

New York

Drunk stenographer repeatedly writes ‘I hate my job’ in court copy

An intoxicated court stenographer wreaked havoc on 30 Manhattan court cases after getting a “touch of The Shining” and repeatedly writing “I hate my job” in his court copy.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

DRC ’90 cases lead auctions at £28k each

Two cases of Romanee-Conti’s 1990 vintage led sales at recent auctions in London and New York selling for £28,000 a piece.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Agricultural disaster declared in New York

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared an “agricultural disaster” in 19 upstate New York counties following a “long and bitter” cold winter.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

db interview: Ryan Chetiyawardana

db’s Lucy Shaw meets cocktail guru Ryan Chetiyawardana at his daring new bar White Lyan in Hoxton to talk ice, citrus and sperm whale secretions.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Game of Thrones beer set for release

New York’s Brewery Ommegang is set to release the third in a range of beers based on the hit TV show, Game of Thrones.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Drouhin lot sold for $930k

A collection of Drouhin direct from the estate’s cellars was completely sold at Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Gallo to push New Amsterdam vodka in UK

American wine giant E&J Gallo is to give its “premium” vodka brand New Amsterdam a big push in the UK.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Help sought for vineyards battered by Polar Vortex

A US Senator is calling on the US Department of Agriculture to approve an emergency loan scheme to protect vineyards damaged by this year’s extreme cold winter.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

Convict-made wine to hit NYC restaurants

Bottles of wine made by convicted murderers are to go on the menu at some of New York’s most stylish restaurants, according to a report in the New York Post.

Monday, February 17th, 2014 No Comments »

de Villaine: ‘It’s hard to believe Acker didn’t have doubts’

EXCLUSIVE: Aubert de Villaine, co-director of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, has spoken out about auction house Acker Merrall & Condit’s role in the Rudy Kurniawan scandal.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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