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Saturday 25 October 2014

US

Guinness launches ‘ultra-premium’ ale

A limited-edition amber ale brewed with both beer and whisky malt has become the first in a new Signature Series line launched by Guinness.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pinot Noir-finished whiskey released

Brown Forman’s Woodford Reserve is to release a whiskey finished in a Pinot Noir barrel.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

At-home whisky-ageing ‘stick’ launched

A wooden stick that it is claimed can age whisky by up to three years in just 24 hours has been launched on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A tropical Chardonnay with a “smoke-edged crème brûlée effect”, a manzanilla and a “wacky” white Russian make for an eclectic set of wine recommendations.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

US faces wine tariff hikes in trade dispute

Canada and Mexico have threatened the US with trade sanctions and increases in wine tax after the World Trade Organisation ruled US tariffs to be illegal.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Collector’s 2,447 bottles headed for the sink

A Philadelphia lawyer is fighting plans by the authorities to destroy his collection of fine wines after it was seized by police earlier this year.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Clooney unveils new Tequila expression

Hollywood actor George Clooney has expanded his Tequila empire with a new añejo bottling.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Brits chat on flights while Aussies drink

British passengers are too busy talking to drink during flights, while Aussie passengers are most likely to hit the booze trolley.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

UK and US still top for Aussie wine exports

The UK, US and Canada remain the top three destinations by volume for Australian wines, according to a recent report.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky sales to overtake vodka in US

Sales of whisky in the US will surpass those of vodka for the first time since 2007 this year, marking a shift in American consumer preferences.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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