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Thursday 27 November 2014

USA

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 »

Accolade launch low-cal wine brand

The latest company to take part in the low-calorie wine craze in the US is Accolade Wines with the launch of The Light Grape.

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 No Comments »

The Wine Advocate drops Galloni lawsuit

Robert Parker’s influential bi-monthly publication The Wine Advocate has dropped its pending lawsuit against former critic Antonio Galloni.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Koch wins $12m in damages

US billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has been awarded $12m in damages by a Manhattan jury having emerged victorious in a lawsuit over 24 fake bottles of wine.

Monday, April 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Koch wins fake wine lawsuit

US billionaire wine collector Bill Koch has won a legal victory over internet entrepreneur Eric Greenberg in a lawsuit over 24 fake bottles of wine.

Friday, April 12th, 2013 1 Comment »

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