In an eight-page anti-trust lawsuit filed in federal court in Connecticut, Total Wine & More of Bethesda, Md., argued that the retail prices on some products are 24 percent higher in Connecticut than in surrounding states. It cited a survey by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
The idea stems from a similar concept that's very successful in the the tourism industry, where websites allow customers to purchase hotel rooms for a significant discount and without revealing the hotel's name - until after the transaction is complete
Quady Winery and Salt of the Earth are expanding to keep up with consumer demand primarily for their premium Moscato brands. Quady Winery is a California producer specializing solely in premium sweet and apéritif wines.
"As we continue to educate the public, we're thrilled to see consumers viewing South Africa, not only as a great region for value, but for quality as well," said Jim Clarke, Wines of South Africa US Marketing Manager. "To see value of sales jump 25% in just 12 months is a true testament to both the skill and dedication of our wine makers, and the diligence of top-notch importers to bring those wines to market."
"One of the things that interested me the most about this assignment is that Cole Danehower had done this before me," Sullivan told Great Northwest Wine. "Cole and I had always talked about working together on something over the years. It's always been a real regret of mine that we had never been able to do that"
On Tuesday, August 16, the Long Island Merlot Alliance (LIMA) awarded its first viticulture and enology scholarship to Cutchogue, Long Island, resident Miranda Sannino. Sannino, 18, is the daughter of Anthony and Lisa Sannino of Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard in Peconic.
Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery is very proud and excited to announce that our single varietal 2015 La Crescent earned the Minnesota Governor's Cup for the best Minnesota grape wine. This prestigious award was awarded by the 2016 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (ICCWC), at the University of Minnesota's Continuing Education Conference Center in St. Paul, MN.
Tulloch Vineyards (Tulloch) is pleased to announce that Michael (Jian) Cheng will become Managing Director of its wholly-owned subsidiary in Shanghai. Michael will be responsible for Chinese and Asian operations as Tulloch commences its first shipments of Okanagan wine later this year.
The PDC R-300 shrink sleever is a high-speed shrink labeler engineered for continuous use. What's most distinctive is that it quickly reconfigures from shrink labeler to multipacker, and easily back again. The system is compatible with rigid packages, cartons, bottles and cans; it accommodates special shapes with ease, and container capacities from 2 oz. to a gallon.
For farmers, battling bugs comes with the territory. Fortunately, crop protection suppliers are aware of the war and are working constantly to develop new products to provide to the market.
Toggle through this trio of insecticide products labeled for Florida producers.
The state Senate passed legislation on a 21-14 vote Monday that would require that farmworkers get paid overtime after working 40 hours a week or more than eight hours a day. It now goes back to the Assembly, where an earlier version failed by four votes in June.
A tax reimbursement credit that was passed by the Idaho Legislature in 2014 with the support of farm groups has survived a court challenge by a company that claimed it harmed their business by helping a competitor.
Officials from the California Water Resources Control Board held a workshop and "information fair" to prepare landowners for new regulations for reporting diversions that could take effect as soon as Jan. 1, 2017, depending on the size of the diversion.
If we eat with our eyes first, it's the same for drinking. We see before we sniff or taste, so color sometimes colors our perception of certain types of beverages. There are so many tints for wine, and a few trends, too - like blue wine?!
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia on 7-9 September 2016.
Patrick Cappiello, the award-winning wine director at Rebelle in New York City, regularly drinks some of the best wines in the world, but we wanted him to drink like us everyday folk. So we went to the supermarket and stocked up on six sparkling wines that cost less than $15: Cook's, Martini, Trader Joe's Blanc, Sofia, Korbel and Piper Sonoma