The survey results will help the Wine Research Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the Washington State Wine Commission, identify pressing needs within the industry for research. The committee will analyze more than 100 research topics suggested by survey respondents during their annual review.
A federal grand jury indicted Republic National Distribution Company, LLC, and its employees, Eugene Gerzsenyi, age 52, of Glen Burnie, Maryland; Jason Lockerman, age 38, of Bel Air, Maryland; and Lisa Robbins, age 55, of Woodbine, Maryland, today on charges arising from a scheme to defraud the state and city of New York, and registered New York liquor wholesalers
As part of a long-term succession plan implemented by the Phelps family to maintain family ownership and management, Joseph Phelps Vineyards has promoted Elizabeth Neuman to the post of director of business development and Will Phelps to director of marketing.
the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland charged RNDC and three of its employees-Eugene Gerzsenyi, Jason Lockerman and Lisa Robbins-in what prosecutors say was a scheme to transport liquor to New York from Maryland in order to take advantage of the huge tax disparity
Michael and Rob Mondavi share thoughts about wine industry during Walt Klenz Lecture at UC Davis "Some of the best turns that occur in the industry happen when times are tough and we have to get creative."
Trinchero Napa Valley will open its new public tasting room at 3070 St. Helena Highway in June. Family members recently gathered in the new hospitality center to celebrate the end of a building phase that has stretched more than 12 years.
With just over a month until retail stores throughout Tennessee can officially begin selling wine, the Alcoholic Beverage Commission selected a new executive director on Tuesday who will be in charge of approving and processing any applications before the enactment date.
It has been two years since the last crop report, but this week, the 2015 British Columbia Wine Grape Crop Report was released and shows an increase of 1% (from 31,383 to 31,640 tons) over 2013 in total estimated tonnage.
The wine world has changed a lot since that 2011 press conference. Higher-acid, lower-alcohol wines of the kind generally favored by IPOB are an established niche now, especially with sommeliers and Millennial diners. These wines no longer need a seal of approval to get past gatekeepers
The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area will hold its June Seminar, You Are Not Alone: Sources and Systems to Help You Protect and Manage Your Vineyard Investment, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Paso Robles High School Performing Arts Center, 801 Niblick Road.
Competition was stiff for Conservation Reserve Program contracts in Idaho during the recent general sign-up, leaving many growers to enroll in more rigorous continuous-enrollment programs land conservation programs.
With drinkers increasingly demanding smart solutions at the click of a button and old-fashioned standards of quality, craft and provenance, Lucy Shaw investigates how brands are using design to tackle this growing consumer conundrum.
These companies all promise a few things, mainly delicious wine and convenience. Their membership plans, prices and methods of wine selection, however, very greatly. I wanted to get a sense of how these companies compare, so I put a few to the test: Club W, Plonk and Naked Wines. As it became evident that these companies execute the wine of the month club idea very differently, it also became clear that one shines above the rest.
In an industry awash with such lofty-sounding designations as "château," "domaine" and "estate," it takes confidence to call your winery a farm. Heidi Noble, the owner of JoieFarm in British Columbia, embraces that title with pride. She's not above reminding her loyal customers that great wine is made in rubber boots, a product of dirt and sweat.
Wine has been around for centuries, and there are some health benefits to drinking a glass! Moderate drinkers have lower risks for liver disease, type two diabetes, heart attack, stroke, and some cancers. Wine has also been known to reduce "bad" cholesterol, or LDL, and increase "good" cholesterol, known as HD
The Freixenet brand has been a pioneer of many things, they were the first to: advertise alcohol, use a black bottle, use a yellow bottle, and use French methods to create Cava. And, as of this moment, they are also the first to employ a full-time botanist to manage and develop fully sustainable vineyards.
That pivotal moment on May 24, 1976, when a panel of esteemed French experts at an exclusive blind tasting wholeheartedly - and unwittingly - favored "unknown" Californian wines over their own old-growth Bordeaux and white Burgundies