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Sunday 21 December 2014

US

HDH top of the US auction charts

US fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, looks set to remain the country’s number one wine seller this year as the US market continues to grow.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Royal Canadian Navy bans booze at sea

The Royal Canadian Navy has banned alcohol at sea following a series of “questionable incidents” involving drunken sailors.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Craft brewers sue Texan government

Three craft breweries are involved in a constitutional challenge in Texas over a recently-passed law that prohibits alcohol producers from selling distribution rights.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Heineken vs Stella Artois

With imports edging in on big beer brands’ share of the US market, Dan Fox pits Heineken against Stella Artois in the race for the best Christmas ad.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Beer-keg Christmas tree built

We all have our own methods to mark the festive season, but this beer-lovers dream is certainly a unique way to tap into the festive spirit.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Event sponsors attract young drinkers

Drinks brands associated with music and sports are most popular for coming-of-age drinkers in the US, a new study has revealed.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Maker’s Mark sued over handmade claim

Beam Suntory’s Bourbon brand Maker’s Mark is being sued by consumers for false advertising over its claims to be handmade.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Zipz wine gets funding on Shark Tank

Single serve wine brand Zipz has secured a record $2.5m in funding on the US equivalent of Dragon’s Den, called Shark Tank on ABC.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

US craft beer ‘moving into mainstream’

US craft breweries are now opening at a rate of 1.5 every day with the country’s brewery count reaching an all-time high in 2014.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Pétrus and Rhône top $4.4m NY sale

Two magnums of 1961 Pétrus topped Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend, while the ex-cellar consignment of Paul Jaboulet was 100% sold.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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