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2011 Wine News and Headlines

Read our archive of 2011 wine news covering interesting trends involving wine, beer and spirits, health research and discoveries, special bottle releases, law changes, newsworthy promotions and unusual headlines.


Wine News for October 25, 2011
Johnnie Walker Double Black bottle label
Johnnie Walker Double Black
Now available in the U.S., Double Black is the newest offering from Johnnie Walker. Find out what makes this limited release Scotch whisky different from Johnnie Walker Black Label.

Wine News for October 13, 2011
Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte's new 35th anniversary logo
Champagne House Celebrates 35th Anniversary
Nicolas Feuillatte created his eponymous Champagne label in 1976. Find out all about the 35th anniversary celebrations of this iconic brand, which is now selling more bottles than ever before.

Wine News for August 8, 2011
A new Gallup poll reveals an increase in the number of wine drinkers
US Drinkers Favor Wine
As Much As Beer

A recent Gallup poll illuminates the demographics of American drinkers and their tipple of choice, which is wine almost as often as beer. Preference for liquor remains a distant third.


Wine Producers Adopt Bubble Tag Technology
More Fast Food Chains Selling Beer and Wine
Rothschild Establishes Vineyard in China
Out With Wine, In With Truffles
California Winery Sponsors Giving Through Growing
Resveratrol Concussion Treatment
Don't Read a Wine by its Label
Recycle Your Corks
Glenmorangie Pride 1981 Unveiled
Sometimes Cheap is Good Enough
When Do You Drink?
U.S. is World's Top Wine Consuming Nation
Bad Wine Flight
Goodbye to Wine Headaches?
Wine and Monogamy Go Together

Scientists Developing Disease-Resistant Grapes
Wine Scandal in China

(Updated: 01/11/13 BH)

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