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Wednesday 26 October 2016 loc: GB


HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Woman finds rare $600 pearl in pasta

A woman almost swallowed a rare purple pearl worth US$600 (£430) after biting down on the gem while tucking into a bowl of clam pasta.

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Crimson acquires Seven Hills Winery

Washington’s Seven Hills Winery has been acquired by the Napa-based Crimson Wine Group after 28 years in business, with its founder describing its sale as the “logical next step”.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

US red wine contains high levels of arsenic

Nearly all red wine produced in the US contains arsenic in amounts that well exceed the limit allowed in drinking water, a study has found.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Portland US’s biggest craft beer city

Cities on the West Coast of the US really are the country’s biggest craft beer lovers, according to a new report.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Meantime offers trip to US hop capital

London’s Meantime Brewing has announced a new promotion that will offer three customers the chance to travel to the Yakima Valley in Washington State.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Grey Goose slammed for White House stunt

Premium vodka brand Grey Goose has been criticised for its attempt to send two “social media superstars” to the distinguished White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Elysian founder quits after AB takeover

Elysian co-founder and head brewer Dick Cantwell – widely regarded as a pioneer of US craft brewing – has resigned following the company’s acquisition by Anheuser Busch in January.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Group with ties to IS hack winery website

A Washington-based winery’s website has been hacked by a group with ties to Islamic State (IS).

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

AB InBev buys Washington craft brewer

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired one of Washington’s fastest growing craft breweries, Elysian, for an undisclosed sum.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

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