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Tuesday 23 December 2014

USA

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 »

Kurniawan pleads not guilty, court date set

Alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan has pleaded not guilty in a US court to an indictment charging him with schemes to sell fake wines and defraud a finance company out of £2m.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 low-calorie wine brands

With around 20% of Americans on a diet, low-calorie wine brands are booming in the US, and particularly where celebrities are involved.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 6 Comments »

Albariño has “bright future” in California

Spanish grape Albariño has a bright future in California, according to Spanish-born, Sonoma-based Marimar Torres of the Torres wine dynasty.

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 1 Comment »

Blues legend B.B. King launches wine

Legendary blues artist B.B. King has followed in the footsteps of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie by launching his own line of wines.

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

The Wine Advocate sues Antonio Galloni for fraud and defamation

Robert Parker’s influential bi-monthly publication The Wine Advocate is suing former critic Antonio Galloni for withholding tasting notes and for alleged fraud.

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 No Comments »

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