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Tuesday 6 October 2015


US passes 4,000-brewery milestone

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.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Winery waste water could help battle drought

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.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Brown-Forman ‘aims to sell’ Southern Comfort

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.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Anheuser to offer £70bn for SABMiller

Anheuser Busch InBev is reportedly offering an initial £70 billion takeover bid for SABMiller.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Zachys aims for a $10m September

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.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

HDH begins autumn with $5.4m sale

Chicago auction house, Hart Davis Hart began its autumn season with a “stellar” sale that realised US$5.4 million.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Royal Scotch whisky to be auctioned

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.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Cowboy avoids DUI by riding horse home

A cowboy who found himself too intoxicated to drive himself home avoided a drink driving charge by riding his horse home down the highway.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

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.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa Wine Train sold to hotel group

The Napa Wine Train, founded by Rice-a-Roni mogul Vincent DeDomenico in 1989, has been sold to a Seattle-based hotel company.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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