The Washington region lost a wine luminary last weekend with the passing of Ruth Bassin at age 89. She was the owner of Addy Bassin's MacArthur Beverages, a premium wine store she and her husband, Addy, founded in 1957 on MacArthur Boulevard in the District's Palisades neighborhood and known to wine lovers simply as MacArthur, or Bassin's
The United States is now the largest market for wine barrels. Domestic whiskey production is up 41 percent in the last decade - and, thanks to a quirk in federal law, almost every drop has to be aged in a new oak barrel. The demand has come on so suddenly and vertiginously that barrel prices are up 70 percent since 2012, and some cooperages have 12-month waiting lists
Days after Total Wine & More filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's alcohol pricing rules, the Department of Consumer Protection confirmed that it is investigating the giant retailer for openly flouting that law.
for the second quarter 2016 ended June 30, 2016. For the quarter, Net Income increased 32.2% totaling Ch$13,248 million. This result is explained mainly due to the growth in volume of all the wine business areas, a significant growth in the Premium category, and a net exchange rate positive effect
"We are so blessed to have this opportunity with this partnership and allowing 100 percent of the money raised going to the Asante Foundation anjd Children's Miracle Network. So all of that stays local here in Southern Oregon and gets distributed to the three hospitals," said Jacob Colmenero with the Asante Foundation
Now comes a photo-heavy book aimed at catching the wave: "California Celebrity Vineyards," in which Nick Wise and Linda Sunshine profile sixteen notables who want to not just drink wine but put their name on the label
The idea is to call out regional influences - known in the wine world as terroir - including the amount of sun and water plants get, soils and farming innovation passed from generation to generation dating back to the 1960s.
The transaction includes all six Duckhorn Wine Company wineries: Duckhorn Vineyards, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback and their corresponding properties, along with more than 600 acres of estate vineyards. All employees are being retained, including the winemakers for all six wineries, and the company will continue to be guided by President and CEO Alex Ryan