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Saturday 20 December 2014

USA

Nicki Minaj backs Moscato brand

Outspoken American rapper Nicki Minaj is the latest to profit from the ‘Moscato madness’ boom in the US, having become part owner of Moscato brand Myx Fusions.

Friday, June 7th, 2013 2 Comments »

Second Judgement of Paris film to be made

Having been in the pipeline for six years, a second film based on the historic Judgement of Paris blind tasting is to begin filming this autumn.

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 2 Comments »

Parker moves into branded wine cases

Bordeaux négociant Bordeaux Wine Selection is to release limited edition cases of 100-point claret from the 2009 vintage signed by US wine critic Robert Parker.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Napa e-auction lots go live

This year’s Napa Valley Auction has almost 200 e-auction lots posted online and the bidding has gone live.

Sunday, May 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Spirits threatening wine sales in the US

A rise in spirits consumption in the US is posing a threat to wine sales in the country, according to Jo Cafaro from Napa’s Cafaro Cellars.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 1 Comment »

Sideways author releases Pinot Noir

Rex Pickett, author of popular wine-themed novel Sideways, which inspired the Oscar winning movie of the same name, has released his first Pinot Noir onto the market.

Friday, May 17th, 2013 2 Comments »

Armand de Brignac launches $500k ‘Dynastie’

Keen to carve a niche as the leader in large format bottles, Champagne brand Armand de Brignac has released a “Dynastie” collection priced at $500k.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 No Comments »

San Francisco Giants launch Napa fizz

Major League Baseball team the San Francisco Giants have launched a duo of sparkling wines in collaboration with California estate Mumm Napa.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Ponsot and de Villaine to testify on film in Kurniawan trial

Prosecutors in the trial of Rudy Kurniawan have won the right for Aubert de Villaine and Laurent Ponsot to testify on film as the trial falls over the harvest in Burgundy.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Former Screaming Eagle owner buys Mayacamas Vineyards

Charles Banks, the former owner of California cult winery Screaming Eagle, has bought historic Napa Valley estate Mayacamas Vineyards.

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 No Comments »

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