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Parker to launch luxury lifestyle magazine

US wine critic Robert Parker is to release a quarterly luxury lifestyle magazine aimed at the jet-set.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Gadget invented that turns water into wine

Philip James, the entrepreneur who founded struggling wine start-up Lot18, has invented a “Miracle Machine” that claims to turn water into wine in three days.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 10 Comments »

Wine investment firm that hired Wolf of Wall Street shut down

A UK-based wine investment firm that hired the “Wolf of Wall Street”, Jordan Belfort, to give a motivational seminar has been shut down in the public interest.

Friday, February 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Gallo to get girls drinking Moscato

Californian wine giant E&J Gallo is getting behind Moscato in a big way with two new releases aimed at fashion conscious young women.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

Obama honours Sochi beer bet

President Obama has upheld a beer bet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper after the US men and women’s hockey teams lost to Canada.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Obama loses Olympic hockey beer bet

President Obama is one case of beer worse off this morning after losing a friendly wager with the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Friday, February 21st, 2014 1 Comment »

Obama serves Hollande ‘cheap’ US wine

The choice of wine served by US President Barack Obama to French President François Hollande at last night’s state dinner has been slammed as “cheap”.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 35 Comments »

Millennials fuelling Italian wine sales in US

Both Millennial drinkers and the ongoing popularity of Prosecco have led US consumers to drink more Italian wine than the Italians.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Former Screaming Eagle owner buys stake in Trinity Hill

Charles Banks, the former owner of cult California winery Screaming Eagle, has bought a stake in New Zealand winery Trinity Hill from its London-based owners.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Bo Barrett: New oak “kills” flavour

The chief winemaker at Château Montelena has spoken out against American winemakers’ overuse of new oak, saying it “kills” the flavour.

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

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