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Saturday 2 August 2014

US

Sixth Bulk Wine fair ‘most ambitious’ yet

The sixth World Bulk Wine Exhibition will take place in Amsterdam later this year giving bulk wine sellers the chance to present their wines to industry buyers.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

LA rockstar’s wine hits the shelves

Ex-Rilo Kiley rocker Jenny Lewis has joined the ranks of rockstar winemakers by releasing a wine to coincide with her latest album, The Voyager.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Wine auctioneer on embezzlement charges

The founder of online auction site WineGavel has been charged with 12 counts of theft and embezzlement worth over US$500,000.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery recalls ‘exploding’ beer bottles

A US brewery has voluntarily recalled bottles of its Swill beer over concerns some could explode.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Cork firms hail US and China data

The cork sector has hailed two new surveys it claims signal a strong preference for natural cork closures in the US and China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo net sales drop by £1.1 billion

Diageo has blamed a net sales loss of £1.1 billion in 2014 on weak emerging markets and a continued slowdown in China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Student gets $200k payout over ‘beer’ sting

A student who was jailed after alcohol control officers mistook a case of water for beer has been paid $212,500 in compensation.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

AB InBev beats profit predictions

AB Inbev has reported profit growth this quarter exceeding industry estimates, as World Cup sales in Brazil helped balance out a US slump.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A “lush” Chardonnay made by “one of the most honoured winemakers in the world” and a crisp Riesling from New York’s Finger Lakes are among this week’s recommendations.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

California drought affects beer production

A severe drought in California is affecting the amount of beer the state’s many craft breweries can produce –as demand continues to sky-rocket.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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