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Wednesday 1 October 2014

US

Top 10 wines in the US press

From Washington State to Texas via South Africa and Italy, US wine writers take us on a world wine tour.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Indian whisky shines in new US contest

An Indian single malt scooped top prize at the Whiskies of the World Awards, a new initiative launched by a US subsidiary of the IWSC.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Pabst sold for $700m to Russian company

A Russian beverage company has bought America’s Pabst Brewing Company for a reported US$700 million.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Drunk woman chews through police car

A US woman is facing five years in jail after chewing her way through the back seat of a police car while intoxicated.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Coors Light @ 7¢ a can

Lazy marketers are big supporters of line extensions. “It’s easy volume. There’s no risk, ” they’ll tell you.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH hails $6m Chicago sale

US auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has opened its autumn sales season with a US$6.6 million auction in Chicago, Burgundy leading the way.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Starbucks tests beer-flavoured latte

Coffee giant Starbucks is developing a non-alcoholic latte that tastes like Guinness.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Ritchie: Asia still has the edge over the US

Sotheby’s head of wine for Asia and the US, Jamie Ritchie, thinks that the former market has the slight edge over the latter when it comes to the future of the fine wine market despite signs the US is beginning to rally.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Explorers’ Club settles Diageo lawsuit

Diageo will be able to sell bottles of its Explorers’ Club Whisky after signing a licensing agreement with the real-life Explorers’ Club that successfully sued it.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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