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Wednesday 4 March 2015

USA

Groupon launches wine range

Deal-of-the-day website Groupon has launched a range of own-label wines inspired by the company’s mascot, Groupon the Cat.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Oregon cattle develop a taste for Pinot

Van Duzer Vineyards in Oregon has found a novel use for its leftover Pinot Noir grape pomace – feeding it to calves on a neighbouring farm.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Police investigating US winemaker’s death

Police in Oregon are investigating the death of pioneering Washington-based winemaker Eric Dunham whose body was found in Cannon Beach last Thursday.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Obituary: Harvey Posert Jr

Harvey Posert Jr, the influential wine public relations figure credited with helping to establish a profile for Californian wine, has died.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 No Comments »

New ‘cult’ California wine released

A California Cabernet tipped to achieve cult status has gone on sale priced at $799 a bottle.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Town painted blue for Bud Light campaign

A town has been painted blue and rebranded “Whatever, USA” as part of an elaborate marketing campaign for Budweiser Light.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Brooklyn bar puts boobs up front

A new bar that pays homage to breasts has opened in the New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Nail polish to detect drugged drinks

Four undergraduates from North Carolina State University have come up with a novel way to detect the presence of date-rape drugs in drinks.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Cost of Napa quake put at US$4 billion

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.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Harvest begins in Cali and Washington

Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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