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Saturday 10 October 2015

New York

Christie’s shines a light on pre-Prohibition rye

A rare collection of pre-Prohibition rye from Old Overholt distillery is to go under the hammer at Christie’s in New York later this month.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

US red wine contains high levels of arsenic

Nearly all red wine produced in the US contains arsenic in amounts that well exceed the limit allowed in drinking water, a study has found.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s NY sale roars to $4.8m

Sotheby’s first autumn sale in New York made close to US$5 million last week with white Burgundy, Rhône and Barolo leading the way in the first session.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Zachys aims for a $10m September

New York auction house Zachys expects to have made $10 million (£6.5m) worth of sales in September alone, following its first autumn sale realising $5m (£3.2m) over just two days.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Wally’s announces autumn sale

Wally’s first New York sale of the autumn season will feature a fine array of wines and rare single malt Scotch.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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