Groundwater will likely remain on the agenda for the Legislature next year. In a signing statement, Brown indicated he would also propose legislative tweaks next session to streamline the process in which courts determine groundwater rights
Naked Wines is working with Cavendish Corporate Finance LLP to assess options including selling a stake to private-equity firms, said the people who asked not to be identified because they weren't authorized to speak publicly. No final decision has been made and the company may look at other options for capital raising, said one of the people
Wine Institute, the association of nearly 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses, has translated and localized its consumer website DiscoverCaliforniaWines.com for 10 key markets for California wines
entwine, a California wine portfolio from Wente Vineyards, the oldest continuously-operated family-owned winery in America, today launched a 100% Money Back Guarantee program. In collaboration with Nomacorc, the world's leading producer of high-tech wine corks, the 100% Money Back Guarantee program ensures that all consumers who purchase a bottle of entwine wine will enjoy every sip or they will get their money back.
This increase comes on top of 10 straight years of double-digit export growth in the U.S. market. In 2012 and 2013, for example, Provence rosé exports jumped 41 percent and 40 percent on volume, respectively.
Founded in March by San Francisco resident and natural wine enthusiast Lauren Barnard, Kampala Wines sells wines that are made using organic, sustainable, and biodynamic farming practices. The e-commerce wine shop and wine club has nearly 100 wines and counting from natural wine producers all over the world.
South Africa's Mulderbosch, part of the Terroir Capital portfolio led by former Screaming Eagle co-owner Charles Banks, has seen growth ramp up of late, driven by a significant expansion of its rosé of Cabernet Sauvignon.
A National Agrcultural Statistics Service official in California is defending the agency's crop estimates after California Citrus Mutual became the latest of several commodity organizations to say that NASS projection for their crop was too high.
It's time for the coolest wine labels slideshow-an annual, and sometimes bi-annual, collection of wine labels that go above and beyond, delivering a "wow" factor that makes them as much fun to look as as they are to consume.
Two decades ago, the amount of grenache in California was scant - fewer than 10,000 acres. Despite demand from some high-quality growers for premium-region grenache by those who love its blending attributes, grenache acreage in California has shrunk to little more than 6,000 acres today. Compare that with some half-million acres of the variety around the rest of the world and you see that the U.S. wine industry has seemingly failed to understand the charms of this grape.
One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. The sensor measures how you experience the sensation of dryness in the wine
It's time for the coolest wine labels slideshow-an annual, and sometimes bi-annual, collection of wine labels that go above and beyond, delivering a "wow" factor that makes them as much fun to look as as they are to consume
A new report showing that the United States continues to lead the world in wine consumption is viewed as good news for the California wine sector-but it shouldn't lead to complacency, according to three experts
... if you are a lover of southern Rhône wines, grenache isn't so little-known since it is often the lead grape in Chateauneuf-du-Pape and plays a significant role in many other red wines such as Côtes du Rhône
Unprecedented pre-auction bidding saw most lots open in the sales room at or above their top estimates, rendering an audience of New York City sommeliers and elite private buyers stunned but determined to join the fray
Grammy® Nominated Jewel and hard hitting blues rock recording stars Vintage Trouble join a star-studded cast of culinary luminaries plus 83 renowned wineries to wow attendees at "Science & Sizzle" weekend, September 13 & 14 in the Napa Valley