America now has over 4,000 beer breweries in operation, just tens short of its all-time record, the country’s Craft Beer Association has announced.
A groundbreaking study by UC Davis could pave the way for winery waste water to be used to irrigate vineyards, helping to overcome a lack of water in drought-stricken wine regions.
US spirits maker Brown-Forman, which produces brands like Jack Daniel’s whiskey, is looking to sell its Southern Comfort and Chambord labels, according to reports.
Anheuser Busch InBev is reportedly offering an initial £70 billion takeover bid for SABMiller.
New York auction house Zachys expects to have made $10 million (£6.5m) worth of sales in September alone, following its first autumn sale realising $5m (£3.2m) over just two days.
Chicago auction house, Hart Davis Hart began its autumn season with a “stellar” sale that realised US$5.4 million.
Whisky from the Queen’s private collection is set to be auctioned in the US as part of a fundraising drive for a Minnesota hospital.
A cowboy who found himself too intoxicated to drive himself home avoided a drink driving charge by riding his horse home down the highway.
A “cult-like” Riesling, “polite” Pinot Noir and Gewürztraminer with a “yin yang appeal” were among the wines recommended in the US press this week.
The Napa Wine Train, founded by Rice-a-Roni mogul Vincent DeDomenico in 1989, has been sold to a Seattle-based hotel company.
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