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Greece

Greece Called—It Wants Its Greek Yogurt Back

Think of it as the Champagne of yogurts.
Nick Rose
8.16.17
sake

You're About to Find Out Just How Bomb Your "Japanese" Sake Is

When it comes to sake, you’d probably assume that when you order a bottle to pair with your sushi, it comes from Japan. But that’s not necessarily so, and most consumers don’t know how to spot an import from a domestic.
Wyatt Marshall
9.28.16
Brexit

Producers Are Worried About What Will Happen to EU Protected Foods Post-Brexit

Currently, 73 British food and drink products—including Cornish pasties and Rutland Bitter—are protected under European law, covering them against imitation throughout the EU.
Daisy Meager
6.27.16
Cheese

Italian Cheesemakers Sue an American Soap Opera for Insulting Their Cheese

Can you disparage a cheese? The Grana Padano Consortium of Italy certainly thinks you can. That’s why they’re suing America’s longest-running soap opera.
Alex Swerdloff
5.25.16
alcohol

Why France’s Champagne Industry Is Fighting This Drunk-Looking Clown

France’s Champagne industry just lost a legal bid to ban a Spanish soft drink that they felt was unjustly capitalizing on their carefully monitored “Champagne” designation.
Alex Swerdloff
3.8.16
Cheese

The UK Is Firing Shots at Cyprus’s Beloved Halloumi

Cyprus is applying to protect and monopolize on the production of halloumi cheese, but UK cheesemakers argue that their stuff is low-quality, industrial junk.
Hilary Pollack
11.9.15
Hockey

The VICE Basics to Hockey Analytics

Advanced stats or fancy stats aren't all that advanced or fancy. In their most basic form, they are quite simple. Let us explain.
Dave Lozo
10.29.15
Cheese

Cyprus Wants to Put a Stop to Cheap British Halloumi

Cyprus has applied to the EU to grant “protected designation of origin” status for halloumi, making it illegal to produce the cheese outside of the country.
Phoebe Hurst
8.17.15
Prosecco

Italy Isn't Happy with Crimea's Counterfeit Prosecco

After fighting the menace of on-tap Prosecco in the UK, Italian winemakers are now setting their sights on the Black Sea region, where they claim sparkling wine counterfeits are on the rise.
Munchies Staff
3.24.15