Harvey Posert Jr, the influential wine public relations figure credited with helping to establish a profile for Californian wine, has died.
A California Cabernet tipped to achieve cult status has gone on sale priced at $799 a bottle.
A town has been painted blue and rebranded “Whatever, USA” as part of an elaborate marketing campaign for Budweiser Light.
A new bar that pays homage to breasts has opened in the New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn.
Four undergraduates from North Carolina State University have come up with a novel way to detect the presence of date-rape drugs in drinks.
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.
Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.
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.
Parental drinking habits are the most important factor in developing regular, interested wine drinkers under the age of 35, it has been claimed.
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.
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