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Thursday 28 May 2015

New York

LCD Soundsystem frontman to open wine bar

James Murphy, the former frontman of dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem, is to open a wine bar in New York’s trendy Williamsburg next month.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s hosts huge NYC sale

Auction house Sotheby’s has hailed its largest New York wine sale for 15 years, with the “Don Stott Cellar” making over US$8 million.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Lunch date with Parker makes $100k

A bidder at the Heart’s Delight wine tasting and auction in New York has paid US$100,000 to have lunch with Robert Parker and 24 wines from his cellar.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Airport cleaner steals 1,500 mini liquor bottles

A woman stole more than 1,400 miniature bottles of booze worth $10,000 while working as an airplane cleaner at JFK Airport in New York.

Monday, April 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Tommy Guns vodka settles lawsuit

The maker of Tommy Guns vodka has settled the lawsuit brought to court by Saeilo Enterprises, the company behind the infamous Thompson machine gun.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Coyote found roaming roof of NY bar

A wild coyote gave New Yorkers a shock after it was found roaming the roof of a bar in Queens.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Yquem toast of Zachy’s New York sale

Among the stars of Zachy’s latest New York auction was a magnum of Château d’Yquem which sold for twice its pre-sale high estimate.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s offers ‘greatest ever Burgundy collection’

Sotheby’s has announced that its next New York sale will feature the “greatest Burgundy collection” it has ever offered.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Clove Club first UK resto to go pre-paid

Michelin-starred British restaurant The Clove Club in Shoreditch is to be the first restaurant in the UK to ask diners to pay for their meal in advance of their visit.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Crystal maker Baccarat opens NY hotel

French crystal maker Baccarat has launched its first hotel in New York boasting “push for Champagne” buttons and a 20 by 25 foot wall of crystal glassware.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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