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Friday 18 April 2014

US

Sangria tipped for Millennial success

Sangria has been tipped for international success with Millennials expected to lead a trend for sweet, fruity wines, according to research by Mintel.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa trend for ‘leaner, less-oaked’ Chardonnay

At a recent tasting Napa winemakers said they preferred the 2012 vintage over 2011, marking a taste for greater acidity and less-oaked flavours.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Ex-wine exec pleads guilty to $1m fraud

A former Napa wine executive has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $1 million from an online wine network.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Colette Bancroft recommends a “deeply satisfying” Cabernet Sauvignon, while Stacey Vreeken picks an “orange” Pinot Gris from California’s Beauregard Vineyard.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Jack Daniel’s ups rye whiskey offering

Jack Daniel’s has launched its second rye whiskey expression, and its first to be barrel-matured.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Gadget geeks invent sonic beer foamer

A gadget-loving company has created an ultra-sonic device which it says will ensure your beer will always have the perfect head and will never go flat.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

China splurges 430% more on ‘expensive wine’

China is now the world’s second biggest consumer of high-priced wines, following the US, according to a report prepared ahead of international wine show, Vinexpo.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Paper wine bottle maker folds

GreenBottle, maker of the world’s first paper wine bottle, has gone into administration just five months after debuting its first line in the US.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Dave McIntyre picks a selection of kosher wines perfect for Passover, while Jon Bonné recommends a selection of reds from the “less seen” side of Bordeaux.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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