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Sunday 21 December 2014

USA

Kurniawan’s wines will be sold to repay victims

Wines from convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan’s private cellar are to be sold to repay the victims of his scams, who are owed in the region of US$30m.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 2 Comments »

New York distillers move into cocktails

A law has been passed that allows craft distillers in the state of New York to sell visitors cocktails as well as straight serves.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Man steals $2k of wine from restaurant

A man has been arrested after stealing $2,300 worth of fine wine from the California restaurant at which he used to work.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Young Americans ditching beer for wine

Young Americans are falling out of love with beer while their preference for wine and spirits increases, according to a study by Goldman Sachs.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Domaine Carneros sued over vineyard name

A small winery on the Sonoma Coast is suing Californian sparkling wine estate Domaine Carneros for copyright infringement over its La Terre Promise vineyard.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Inside America’s priciest property

America’s most expensive house has gone on sale complete with a vast wine cellar and vineyard.

Monday, November 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Groupon launches wine range

Deal-of-the-day website Groupon has launched a range of own-label wines inspired by the company’s mascot, Groupon the Cat.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Oregon cattle develop a taste for Pinot

Van Duzer Vineyards in Oregon has found a novel use for its leftover Pinot Noir grape pomace – feeding it to calves on a neighbouring farm.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Police investigating US winemaker’s death

Police in Oregon are investigating the death of pioneering Washington-based winemaker Eric Dunham whose body was found in Cannon Beach last Thursday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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