Although The Winery at Bull Run is steeped in history, winery president Jon Hickox recently added a modern element to one of the buildings - a solar roof. Unlike traditional solar panels, the solar shingles are installed in place of regular roof shingles.
A House of Representatives committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow Alabama winemakers to sell their products at tasting rooms at locations other than at the winery and at licensed special events.
Red, white and blue ribbon was cut, and glasses of red and white wines were lifted to celebrate the official opening of the Antietam Highlands Wine Trail on April 16 at Knob Hall Winery in Clear Spring.
Château Morrisette is toasting a new trade deal that will send thousands of cases of its wine to China over the next five years. Through an agreement with the Tianjin Commodity Exchange Company Limited, the Floyd County winery will ship about 1,150 cases twice this year with the first round slated to arrive this week.
Food, Wine & Co., the popular Bethesda bistro that opened in 2010, has tweaked its image, with a new logo, awning, staff uniforms, and a somewhat more whimsical, progressive menu, according to Chef Michael Harr.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced the agreement between Chateau Morrisette in Floyd County and the Tianjin Commodity Exchange Company on Monday. McDonnell is leading a job creation and economic development marketing mission to China, Japan and California.
Once the social launching pad for Tareq and Michaele Salahi, the Hume, Va., winery got snarled in a bitter family dispute and has been largely defunct for years, even before the 2009 White House state dinner crashing incident that made them household names and targets of various investigations.
BNA Wine Group has hired wine industry veteran Mark A. Castaldi as the company's chief operating officer, with responsibility for full oversight of company operations, fiscal efficiencies, supply chain management, grower relations, grape procurement and other outside vendor contracts.
The fight is in its early stages. Legislation was proposed by delegate Benjamin Barnes, who represents both Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, that calls for the creation of licenses for chains.