Because cross-tier relationships are generally prohibited by federal and state laws going back to the repeal of Prohibition, persons investing equity funds through crowd funding sites such as Kickstarter are not permitted to have conflicting inter-tier interests
French wine production is expected to decline 8% for the 2016 harvest following the damaging hailstorms and spring frost which hit several different areas across the country according to the French Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll.
M. A. Silva USA, founded in 2000, tests each cork one at a time to ensure that it meets this high quality standard. This breakthrough screening process costs about 15 cents per cork, on top of the standard cork price.
The business and technical sides of the Australian wine industry will come together today for the opening of the combined Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA) Outlook Conference and the 16th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference Inc. (AWITC).
Davide Campari-Milano SpA has received interest from Middle Eastern and North American buyers for a villa on France's Mediterranean coast that may be worth at least 300 million euros ($330 million) in a sale.
Anger over cheap Spanish wine imports in southern France is in danger of getting out of control, says a local union leader who criticised this week's arson attack on a leading wine company in Languedoc.
British Columbia's new interprovincial trade agreement with Ontario and Quebec will cut red tape for B.C. wineries and increase market access for the world renowned wines produced throughout the province.
More than 5,000 wine labels at the University of California, Davis, chronicle the industry from the 1800s to the 1950s, before and after Prohibition in the United States. Until recently, the only way to study them was in spiral-bound notebooks at the Special Collections Department of UC Davis University Library. The Label This wine label transcription project is now crowdsourcing assistance to, as they put it, help "uncork a piece of history."
The boss of Woolworths' Pinnacle Drinks arm, which supplies 73 different house brand wines to Woolworths' liquor retailing stores including Dan Murphys and BWS, says having exclusive brands is increasingly important to the company's liquor retailing operations in a highly competitive industry.
In an effort to stem the depletion of groundwater and keep Arizona's prized Verde River flowing, two vineyards are buying water credits through a new exchange designed to balance the basin's water use for the good of the river and the local economy.
Launched in 2010 by industry veterans Dan and Katy Leese and entrepreneur Pete Kight as a wine production, sales and marketing company, Sonoma's V2 Wine Group has reached an annual volume of about 600,000 cases and revenues of just under $65 million.
In a state where one of the world's most famous distilleries resides in a dry county, it might be too much to expect logical liquor laws.
Andrew Jefford heads to Alsace’s Niedermorschwihr – and discovers a great winemaking talent... Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/opinion/jefford-on-monday/jefford-monday-facing-north-niedermorschwihr-319577/#XwQxG7mp8VYsjZjg.99