California wine giant E&J Gallo is to buy Talbott Vineyards in California’s Santa Lucia Highlands next month as the brand shifts its focus towards premium wines.
Men’s skincare brand Portland General Store has launched a whisky aftershave said to evoke the feeling of relaxing below deck with a favourite Scotch.
A company in Vermont has started selling beer jelly in a variety of different expressions including an Indian Pale Ale and an oatmeal stout.
Tired of drinking your beer from a pint or your wine from a Riedel? Now you can quaff your favourite tipple in a far more heroic fashion – from a drinking horn.
There are fears among California vintners that the wildfires currently raging in the state may affect grapes with smoke taint.
Hollywood film director Steven Soderbergh has put his faith in Bolivian grape spirit Singani 63, for which he has become the sole importer in the US.
While using the internet to seek out information about wine has surged over the last four years, only 11% of American wine drinkers have bought wine online this year.
American consumers have curbed their spending on Chilean wine and are “still wounded and bleeding” from the recession according to winemaker Aurelio Montes.
Proving that the trend in the UK has spread beyond casual dining venues, fine dining restaurant Avenue in St. James’s has started serving wine on tap.
James Murphy, the former frontman of dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem, is to open a wine bar in New York’s trendy Williamsburg next month.
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