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Thursday 2 April 2015

US

AWC lawsuit over fake Yquem thrown out

A lawsuit levelled at fine wine merchant the Antique Wine Company over “fake” Château d’Yquem has been thrown out of an Atlanta court but proceedings could now move to the UK.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Crystal maker Baccarat opens NY hotel

French crystal maker Baccarat has launched its first hotel in New York boasting “push for Champagne” buttons and a 20 by 25 foot wall of crystal glassware.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

App promises to prevent drunk dialling

A “drunk mode” app promises to stop you from making drunken texts and calls, track your movements so you can remember the night before and help find you in an emergency.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo buys J Vineyards

E&J Gallo has acquired Sonoma-based sparkling wine producer J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

LED app-controlled vodka bottle launched

A California-based spirit company has launched a vodka bottle with an LED display that can be controlled via an app.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bow Wow youngest rapper to launch vodka

US rap star Bow Wow, whose real name is Shad Moss, celebrated his 28th birthday with his new NDI Vodka brand.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks delivery app gets $1.1m to expand

An on-demand alcohol delivery app has secured US$1.1 million from private investors to expand its service into more US cities.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Toddler mistakenly served sangria

A two-year-old was rushed to hospital after a restaurant accidentally served her sangria instead of cranberry juice.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Trend for US gas station beer taps grows

More than 30 US states now allow gas stations and convenience stores to serve beer on tap, allowing customers to fill up 64-ounce growlers on the road.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Group with ties to IS hack winery website

A Washington-based winery’s website has been hacked by a group with ties to Islamic State (IS).

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

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