What does this mean for the world of wine scoring? What effect will it have on en primeur pricing (actually that might be a topic for another time)? But more importantly, how wine-stained is the coming struggle going to be?
The Russian River Valley Winegrowers (RRVW), a non-profit marketing and educational organization dedicated to maintaining the agricultural diversity of the Russian River Valley, today announced the appointment of Rod Berglund as the 2015 Board President.
The Thornhill Companies announced the promotion of Marshall Miller from operations specialist to an expanded role as head of operations. The shift represents a deliberate strategic action to balance the organization's three-pronged structure between finance, sales and marketing, and operations.
Sonoma State University's Wine Business Institute will kick-off it's 2015 Spring Seminar Series with two new seminars on March 12. The seminars, "Exploring a Career in Wine Business" and "Setting Up Your Wine Business from a Legal Perspective" come as a direct response to inquiries from individuals looking to begin a career in wine business.
Jörn Kleinhans, owner of Wine Elite Sommelier Co., explains that getting more from the wine currently in your rack, cellar, or shopping cart relies heavily on the tools you use before you even take a sip.
Dan Jago, who was suspended from his role as Tesco's director of wine, spirits and beer at the height of the fallout from the £263 million shortfall in the retailer's profits, is being reinstated and will return to the retailer in a new role on March 9.
The Auction of Washington Wines is pleased to announce the lineup of honorees for its 28th annual weekend of events August 13-15, 2015. Andy Perdue, who's been covering the wine industry as a journalist for many years, is Honorary Chair; Dick Shaw, founder of Shaw Vineyards, is Honorary Grower; and DeLille Cellars, a leading winemaker in Washington state for more than 20 years, is Honorary Vintner.