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Thursday 23 October 2014

USA

Obituary: Harvey Posert Jr

Harvey Posert Jr, the influential wine public relations figure credited with helping to establish a profile for Californian wine, has died.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

New ‘cult’ California wine released

A California Cabernet tipped to achieve cult status has gone on sale priced at $799 a bottle.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Town painted blue for Bud Light campaign

A town has been painted blue and rebranded “Whatever, USA” as part of an elaborate marketing campaign for Budweiser Light.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Brooklyn bar puts boobs up front

A new bar that pays homage to breasts has opened in the New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Nail polish to detect drugged drinks

Four undergraduates from North Carolina State University have come up with a novel way to detect the presence of date-rape drugs in drinks.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Cost of Napa quake put at US$4 billion

The 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck northern California in the early hours of Sunday morning is expected to lead to losses of US$4 billion.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Harvest begins in Cali and Washington

Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa wineries rattled by 6.1 earthquake

On the eve of the 2014 harvest, Napa Valley wineries were rocked by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Parents key to millennials’ drinking habits

Parental drinking habits are the most important factor in developing regular, interested wine drinkers under the age of 35, it has been claimed.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Ban on plantings in new Malibu AVA

Local authorities in the newly created Malibu Coast AVA in the US are threatening to impose a ban on new vineyard plantings in the region.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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