The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand
The University California, Davis, today announced having raised a record-breaking $226 million during the 2015-16 fiscal year, making it the largest donation total raised in a single fiscal year in UC Davis' 108-year history
The 2016 Auction of Washington Wines promises not only engaging events, but all proceeds will be going to support Seattle Children's Hospital, as well as Viticulture and Enology research at Washington State University. As a result, participants are not only helping to build a healthy community but also ensuring a strong legacy for the local wine industry.
"From April through to July, we have seen a strong increase in winery visitations, and year over year winery sales continue to grow with the number of visitors coming through cellar doors," says Maggie Anderson, BC Wine Institute marketing director.
This month, Buena Vista Winery unveils the 'Wine and Music Wine Tasting Experience' in the original historic caves of the winery which date back to 1864. Featuring a live performance by esteemed local musicians, Steel and Ivory, made up of pianist Dr. Kristie Janczyk and violinist Matthew Vincent, this truly unique tasting allows guests to listen to famous musical compositions by Mozart, Vivaldi, Chopin, Beethoven and more, while tasting Buena Vista Winery's finest wines.
As reported by Decanter, a leading source of wine news online, the San Francisco-based Ava Winery has announced it created synthetic wine in a laboratory from amino acids, acids, sugars, volatile organics and ethanol.
Wine exports last year amounted to 48 million litres and €143 million, according to Statistik Austria. This was due to the difficult vintage in 2014 which resulted in reduced volumes. The decrease in sales of 1.1%, compared with 2014, turned out to be less than had been feared.
Now in its 25th year, the competition is the largest independent wine contest in the United States, with participants ranging from small private winemakers to large commercial wineries. It will be held Aug. 3-4 at the Purdue Memorial Union, 101 N. Grant St., West Lafayette
t times he seemed defensive. But when presenting Diageo's full-year results yesterday, Menezes had the air of someone who can see his strategies working, of being in control of a business he has made leaner and morefleet of foot
For the last month at Wine School, we've been drinking grüner veltliner, an Austrian wine that I had somehow convinced myself was not for me. I didn't despise it. I didn't even dislike it, as I do some styles, for being overbearing or for not pairing genially with food. It was simply that when it was time for a good dry white, something else always seemed more interesting.
Here, wine is a matter of civic, if not national, pride; the city of Lausanne, for example, owns five wineries. Cultivated for centuries, Swiss wine is so popular in Switzerland that most of it is drunk domestically