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Saturday 26 July 2014

New York

Kurniawan sentencing delayed once more

The sentencing of wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been delayed for the third time but he has agreed a settlement with billionaire Bill Koch.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan to be sentenced today

Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan will be sentenced today in New York.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

US producers to take on government

Regional bodies including those representing California, New York, Oregon and Washington are poised to take on the US government to protect key geographic wine regions.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

$120 “truffle” beer comes to NY

A beer infused with black truffles is aiming to make its way into New York’s best restaurants with a per bottle price of over US$120.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

New York dentists offer wine to patients

Dentists in New York have started offering free wine to patients in order assuage the dread of root canal and fillings.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Pétrus tops NY sale

Pétrus 1990 was the leading lot at Sotheby’s New York sale, with Lafite, Haut-Brion and Burgundy also making the list.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Cru owner to sell ‘unprecedented’ wine collection

The former owner of New York restaurant Cru is to auction his Burgundy-dominated collection in the US later this year.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 No Comments »

NFL team pushes for earlier beer sales

NFL team the Buffalo Bills are pushing for a change in legislation to allow fans to buy beer from concession stands inside the stadium one hour earlier on game day.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan sentence delayed again

The sentencing of convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been postponed for a second time.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 writers’ favourite haunts

We delve into the drinking dens some of the most influential writers of the last century used to frequent, from Les Deux Magots in Paris to Davy Byrnes in Dublin.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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