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Saturday 31 January 2015

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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 »

Napa wineries rattled by 6.1 earthquake

On the eve of the 2014 harvest, Napa Valley wineries were rocked by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Parents key to millennials’ drinking habits

Parental drinking habits are the most important factor in developing regular, interested wine drinkers under the age of 35, it has been claimed.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Ban on plantings in new Malibu AVA

Local authorities in the newly created Malibu Coast AVA in the US are threatening to impose a ban on new vineyard plantings in the region.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Underwear models turn drinks deliverers

An alcohol delivery app has teamed up with an underwear company to offer a raunchy bespoke drinks service.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Two Buck Chuck accused of containing animal remains

A Huffington Post blogger has hit out at popular American wine brand Two Buck Chuck, accusing the wines of containing dead animal remains.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Rapper E-40’s wine a sell-out success

West Coast rapper E-40’s three strong range of wines from California’s Central Valley is proving a sell-out success in the States.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 serious rosé wines

Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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