American Pioneer Wine Growers is proud to introduce Manteo, a red blend from Sonoma County. The second in a series of four wines, Manteo is named after a legendary Native American chief known for helping the English settlers who landed at Roanoke Island in the late 1500s, in present day North Carolina's Outer Banks.
He helped Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates develop its extensive vineyards throughout California during the boom of the 1980s and 1990s before going independent. Today, he works for exclusive vineyard owners willing to spare no cost
After decades of selling the family's Chardonnay grapes to award-winning Argyle Winery, historic Knudsen Vineyards begins offering bottles of its own Oregon Chardonnay to the public today through its website
Nine of the Niagara Wine Trail wineries were awarded medals in the recent 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, including double gold medals for Black Willow Winery of Burt and Leonard Oakes Estate Winery of Medina
Shenzhen's quarantine authority has launched a system that claims to be able to identify a wine's origin by examining its chemical make-up, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of counterfeit wines in Mainland China.
... one of the things we tightly focused on from the start was category management in our work with the chains, because we felt like the fact that we did business with every major supplier somewhere across the U.S. put us in a unique position to align that tier with the retail tier
The North Bay Business Journal's 15th annual Wine Industry Conference on April 24 is set to feature keynote speaker and vintner Michael Mondavi as well as two panels of experts focusing on how wine producers can get wine to market
Tartine, the small San Francisco bakery whose devotees wait in long lines to buy a morning bun or a loaf of bread, has merged with Blue Bottle Coffee and plans to expand, opening locations in New York, Tokyo and Los Angeles
But why, and how, it exists at all is a window into strange world of how alcohol is regulated in the United States-a food tested by the FDA, but policed by the same Treasury department that tracks cigarettes and collects the tax on guns.
And sometimes, what looks like regulation is really one agency punting to another
"the phrase "public use" is now elastic enough to encompass the seizure of raisins for the purpose of combating the Depression that ended a while ago ... The government is bullying and stealing property to maintain programs that make Americans pay higher commodity prices than a free market would set"