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Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul to play Jack Daniel in TV drama

Actor Aaron Paul has been confirmed to play the founder of Jack Daniel’s in a new TV drama based on a 2004 biography of the distiller’s life.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 1 Comment »

Amazon Go applies for booze licence

Amazon Go – the ‘grab and go’ bricks and mortar grocery store being trialled by the online giant in Seattle – has applied for a licence to sell alcohol, it has emerged.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

HDH off to ‘tremendous’ start

US auction house Hart Davis Hart has said it is off to a tremendous start to the year after its latest auction surged to a US$5.6 million total.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 No Comments »

Southern Glazer’s bolsters off-trade team

US wine distributor Southern Glazer has appointed Pernod Ricard US’ Scott Moore to head up the off-trade planning.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Wine Direct launches new eBay venture

US direct-to-consumer wine platform, Wine Direct, has signed a deal with eBay that will mean its winery clients can tap into a potential customer base of 167 million people.

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 No Comments »

‘Treasure trove’ of fine wine on sale in NYC

Auction house Sotheby’s is to offer a “treasure trove” of “iconic” labels worth over $2 million in New York later this month.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 No Comments »

‘Inferior’ gran reservas ‘contaminating’ Rioja, producers claim

Prominent producers from Rioja are calling for gran reservas to be better protected against the ‘contamination” of the category by inferior, over-aged wines.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 5 Comments »

‘Beer Bowl’ 2017: Boston vs Atlanta

Georgia and Massachusetts go head to head in the annual bid for mastery in the venerable fields of American football and brewing.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard snaps up small US bourbon distillery

Pernod Ricard North America has snapped up a small US distillery after completing its acquisition of Bourbon and spirit producer Smooth Ambler.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 No Comments »

Diageo builds momentum

Diageo has continued to build momentum in its half-year results, driven by improvements in its US spirit business and Scotch portfolio.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

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