Hollywood film director Steven Soderbergh has put his faith in Bolivian grape spirit Singani 63, for which he has become the sole importer in the US.
While using the internet to seek out information about wine has surged over the last four years, only 11% of American wine drinkers have bought wine online this year.
American consumers have curbed their spending on Chilean wine and are “still wounded and bleeding” from the recession according to winemaker Aurelio Montes.
Proving that the trend in the UK has spread beyond casual dining venues, fine dining restaurant Avenue in St. James’s has started serving wine on tap.
James Murphy, the former frontman of dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem, is to open a wine bar in New York’s trendy Williamsburg next month.
Young winemaker Jesse Katz has set out to make the best Malbec in California at his first solo project, Devil Proof Vineyards in the Alexander
Reyka vodka is in hot water over a tactless email encouraging people to make Bruce Jenner “Gender Bender” cocktails to enjoy during the reality TV star’s interview with ABC News.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi came armed with a trio of Super Tuscans with which to woo US President Barack Obama during a visit to the White House this week.
Beringer Vineyards is pioneering a try before you buy scheme where consumers can sample three of its wines in supermarkets via “taste strips”.
Master Sommelier Larry Stone is to open his own winery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and will bottle his first wines this year under the label “Lingua Franca”.
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