Wine Institute applauds the governments of United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations for successfully completing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations to eliminate tariffs faced by California wineries abroad, remove non-tariff barriers and set enforceable rules for trade
The Valley fire, a destructive inferno that killed four people and scorched almost 120 square miles in Lake, Sonoma and Napa counties, was declared 100 percent contained Tuesday, Cal Fire officials said
Wine Spectator has learned that two disgruntled customers have filed lawsuits accusing Premier Cru of failing to deliver wines several years after they had been ordered and paid for. In one instance, a plaintiff claims, a bottle of Brunello di Montalcino ordered in 2003 has still not arrived
Heineken NV, the world's second-biggest brewer by sales, took control of two joint ventures from partner Diageo Plc, spending $781 million to shore up control of brands including Jamaica's Red Stripe beer amid a consolidation sweep in the industry.
Alcohol beverage law firm Strike & Techel is pleased to announce the opening of its East Coast office in Raleigh, North Carolina. The firm's second office will enable it to better service its growing craft brew practice and its other East Coast clients. Strike & Techel recruited experienced beverage law attorney, Laura Collier to head up the new office.
Held November 18-21, 2015, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, the four-day Conference brings together industry professionals of all levels to discuss, develop, and lead the conversation on the business of wine
Longtime farmers Mike and Drenda Bayliss chose Hamacher, 51, as the permanent replacement for Rebecca Pittock-Shouldis, who made the wines from Bayliss-Bower Vineyard in the Yamhill-Carlton American Viticultural Area since 2008.
Canada, America's largest trading partner, is in a recession and China, the world's second largest economy, is growing more slowly. Meanwhile, many emerging market economies are being battered by a plunge in commodity prices.
Wine classes are held in the typical settings, inside Yavapai College campus buildings. But deeper lessons are taught in the vineyards on the hills to the west, and in the winery built inside what used to be the campus racquetball courts.
Wine classes are held in the typical settings, inside Yavapai College campus buildings. But deeper lessons are taught in the vineyards on the hills to the west, and in the winery built inside what used to be the campus racquetball courts
The rain that fell over much of the Bordeaux region last weekend appears to have been too little and too late to spoil what is being predicted by many Bordelais to be the best vintage since 2010, writes Geoffrey Dean
Diageo announced Tuesday that it has begun shipping cases of Crown Royal that include macro-nutritional information on the product, becoming the first alcohol beverage brand to include a serving facts panel on its packaging.
If even half of the excitement around the 2015 wine harvest in some of Europe's best known regions, such as Bordeaux, Rioja and Burgundy, is reflected in the final wines, then the vintage could be one to savour
Early bud break, early bloom and early harvest combined with stellar quality define the 2015 vintage in Napa, said a panel of industry experts at the Napa Valley Grapegrowers harvest conference last Thursday.
For the first time in the wine industry, investment-grade analytics are available to anyone with a passion for wine and a desire to protect their investments. Vincast, founded by physicist Joseph L. Breeden, PhD, is a platform that provides wine investors with data such as history of auction prices, collectability scores, market indices, and return-on-investment forecasts
With the Prosecco category surging-from around a half-million cases in the U.S. in 2008 to 3.5 million cases last year-producers and growers have been actively debating in recent months whether the industry will continue to have enough wine to satisfy rising market demand. A plentiful harvest this year-and the approval of a "harvest reserve," or surplus, by the governing bodies of the Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto wine regions-is expected to help ease the pressure at least through next year
Tony Wang has been the head sommelier of STAY by Yannick Alléno in Taipei for one year. He has over 17 years of experience in the restaurant business - six of them as head sommelier - and since his time at STAY, has revolutionised the wine menu and helped the restaurant win Wine Spectator's Best of Award of Excellence in 2013 ...