With the United States and Cuba announcing plans to restore diplomatic relations, some Napa Valley winemakers are weighing the Caribbean nation's potential to become its newest market - small and impoverished though it may be.
Sonoma State University will host two receptions for potential candidates of their MBA programs on the SSU campus on Saturday, January 17th. The receptions - 9:30-10:30 am for the Executive Wine MBA and 11:00 am-12:00 pm for the Evening-, Evening Wine- and General Executive MBA - will help professionals determine if an MBA is the right step to help them reach their career goals while also connecting them with peers over coffee and a light breakfast.
Traffic in the on-premise channel was down 0.1% in the 4 weeks ending 11/30, which continues the improved trend over the past 3 months vs. the approximately 1.5% traffic decline during the first half of the year.
The wine industry is filled with tales of wineries starting because a hobby got out of hand, but Kettle Valley Winery owners Bob Ferguson and Tim Watts took it way beyond what most would consider viable - or sane.
The holiday season is well known for toasting and celebration, so what wine has become synonymous with this time of year? Champagne, of course, but its appeal extends far beyond the clink of glasses and the "Happy New Year" revelry.
The Cal-China Wine Cultural Exchange (CCWCE), a new, nonprofit organization based in Napa, is to begin making a smooth exchange of information on tourism, trade and technical wine-related issues easier.
Rabobank's World Wine Map says that, since 2003, the introduction of the 'flexi-tank', giant bladders for transporting bulk wine, in combination with fiercely competitive margins in the bulk trade, have seen the volume of wine exported in this format go from a quarter of total exports in 2003 to almost half by 2013.
The massive water diversion tunnels proposed in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have undergone another major design change aimed at appeasing local residents: The three intakes planned on the Sacramento River will no longer require pumps.
'Tis the season and time for holiday gift recommendations. What to get the wine lover in your life? Not the same old, same old. I've been looking all year for the coolest, most unique - and yes, stylish presents for you to give -- and a few you might want to keep for yourself! Cheers and happy holidays.
Uncork a bottle of champagne, and as the pressure of the liquid is abruptly removed, bubbles immediately form and then rapidly begin the process of "coarsening," in which larger bubbles grow at the expense of smaller ones
Terlato Wines announced a new partnership to import Epsilon, a new Italian sparkling rose wine from the Veneto region. The long-term agreement with the Cecchetto family deepens the Terlato Italian portfolio with a popular varietal (sparkling rose) and a modern brand with substantial growth potential