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FBI investigating complaints against Premier Cru

The FBI is investigating complaints against California wine merchant Premier Cru, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this month with debts of over US$70m.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Constellation invests in pre-Prohibition distillery

Constellation Ventures has acquired a minority stake in pre-Prohibition era craft whiskey maker Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery in Nashville.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 No Comments »

US wine deals site mulls expansion

An American website that aggregates daily deals on wine sold online is eyeing up international expansion after clocking up thousands of followers in its first three months.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Amazon rolls out one-hour wine delivery in New York

Amazon Prime Now has rolled out one-hour delivery on wine to shoppers in New York, it confirmed today.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

US to gain 16m wine drinkers by 2025

With an extra 16 million wine drinkers forecast to join the trendsetting American market in the next 10 years, it’s a country that the trade cannot afford to ignore.

Monday, November 30th, 2015 2 Comments »

Kurniawan’s cars sold at auction

A trio of cars belonging to convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, including a 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago roadster, have gone under the hammer in the US.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Second Somm film to premiere this November

The sequel to Jason Wise’s 2013 cult documentary Somm is to open the Napa Valley Film Festival this November.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco stocks dry up ahead of 2015 vintage

As we warned back in May, Prosecco stocks have dried up and won’t be replenished until the 2015 vintage comes onto the market in October.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Gallo to buy Talbott Vineyards in Monterey

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.

Friday, August 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Whisky aftershave launched

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.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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