Yellow Tail Sues Little Roo For Marsupial Label; Aussies Create First Space Beer
The producer of Yellow Tail, the country's best-selling imported wine, is suing the maker of Little Roo for trademark infringement. Apparently, Little Roo's kangaroo logo is too similar to Yellow Tail's wallaby. [Wall Street Journal]
Ireland's struggling economy has devastated sales of Guinness, which dropped 8 percent in Ireland and Northern Ireland in the last half of 2010. [Wall Street Journal]
Meanwhile, thieves stole 19,000 bottles of Finnegan Irish Whiskey, worth $371,288, from a warehouse at the Cooley Distillery in County Louth. [Irish Central]
Saber Astronautics Australia teamed up with the Four Pines Brewing Company to develop the very first beer that can be consumed as safely in space as on earth. [FOX News]
A taste of the 2007 Napa Cabernets found fewer ultra-ripe, jammy, and oaky wines than in the past, but the vintage was unfortunately monochromatic with little finesse. [NY Times]
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