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Thursday 21 August 2014

US

Bourbon growth hits record high

Kentucky Bourbon is going through the “largest expansion mode since the end of prohibition” according to the state’s Distillers’ Association.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Women care less for quality than men

Women care less about the quality of wine they drink and more about drinking to relax, compared to men who spend more on “high quality” wines.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Lovestruck woman steals $4 wine to get into jail

A woman stole a bottle of cheap wine and drank it on the street until the police arrived so she could join her boyfriend in jail.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Jack Daniel’s under fire from Russia

Jack Daniel’s has defended itself against claims “chemical substances not common to whiskey” had been found in its Tennessee Honey Liqueur.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Fake wine ‘arms race’ underway

An “arms race” between authorities and wine counterfeiters is underway, according to an expert witness from the trial of conman Rudy Kurniawan.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo cuts bosses bonuses

Diageo’s top executives have taken a hit on bonuses after the company’s net sales dropped by more than a billion pounds.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bar tops cocktail with entire fried chicken

A bar has thrown down the gauntlet for the most extreme cocktail garnish.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Drink-driver straps whiskey in child seat

A drink-driving dad strapped a bottle of whiskey into his car’s child seat — instead of his two-year-old-son.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine drone put to work in US

A US company has developed a drone capable of scaring away vineyard pests and collecting vital environmental data for winemakers.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

US brewery evacuated after explosion

The Lion Brewery in Pennsylvania was evacuated on Wednesday after an explosion, caused by an ammonia leak, hospitalised one individual.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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