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11/24/14

100 percent cork campaign joins with wineries to advertise on their behalf

11/24/14

As we discussed in a previous post, Massachusetts opening to direct shipping is probably the biggest change that we have seen in direct wine shipping since the Granholm Supreme Court decision of 2005. Over the weekend, the Massachusetts ABCC updated their website with a brief advisory on the new direct shipping law that summarizes the law and provides instructions on how to complete the permit process, and how to comply with the reporting requirements

11/24/14

Conference to feature best practices for barrels, oak alternatives and latest research

11/24/14

Jackson Family Wines president Rick Tigner will open the 2015 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium as the keynote speaker during the luncheon on Tuesday, January 27

11/24/14

Next Glass asks users to rate beer or wine through a series of yes or no Tinder-like swiping cards; the software matches up a person's preferences against an ever-expanding database of booze

11/24/14

Whether it is new rules on paid time off, required harassment training, increased liabilities for employers using contract labor or prevailing wage projects, the Journal's annual report on new laws that impact business aims to keep you informed

11/24/14

Salvatore Rombi is definitely a hands-on person and that's precisely the way he wants it when it comes to making the merlot and cabernet sauvignon that have made his wines so sought-after by those who love fine wine

11/24/14

Carneros winemakers and growers gather to discuss the history and future of this 'magic carpet of rolling hills'

11/24/14

It took about a decade for Walt Whelan to finally fulfill his dream of running his own winery. Recently, the Fresno attorney opened Toca Madera Winery

11/24/14

"You use what Mother Nature gives you."

11/24/14

One of the oldest shops at The River at Rancho Mirage will pour its last glass of wine when it closes its doors at the end of December

11/24/14

Kevin Campbell's award-winning wine, Harmony Vineyards' 2012 Merlot, wasn't produced at a winery he owns

11/24/14

But nobody's talking about the mid-valley, the stretch from Monmouth through Corvallis down to Junction City - or, at least, they weren't

11/24/14

Among stories last week, a serious wine collector states his 2447 bottles of wine are for personal use, and six 747s fly Beaujolais to Asia ...

11/24/14

This year's harvest yields positive results despite poor weather conditions in last two months

11/24/14

Jean-Guillaume Prats, Moët-Hennessy Estates and Wine CEO, says he believes great wine produced in California's Napa Valley will rival the finest Bordeaux in future years.

11/24/14

"I focused on four wineries: Beringer, Seavey, Chappellet and Corison"

11/24/14

Anderson isn't a valley that typically makes the short list when travelers are planning a California wine vacation. Likely it'll be Napa, Russian River or Santa Ynez (thank you, Sideways). But something's happening in Anderson Valley - thanks to the stature of its Pinot noirs and the boomlet in the valley town of Philo.

11/24/14

The Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2014 gives an overview of the world's super rich - those with an ultra high net worth (UHNW) of at least US$30 million - examining the group's changing behaviours, hobbies, passions and interests.

11/24/14

pointing to an OK holiday season for retailers

11/24/14

Drill deeper? Or is there another solution?

11/24/14

Beaujolais Nouveau may be derided as a gimmick by some wine lovers, but official figures in the Decanter graphic below show there is still plenty of consumer demand around the world

11/24/14

ProWine China, the sister-event to ProWein, has claimed the position as the leading trade fair in Mainland China after its second annual show was held in Shanghai earlier last month

11/24/14

Not the 'Next Napa,' the Valle de Guadalupe is unlike anywhere else

11/24/14

In time for the release of 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau last Thursday, a Lithuanian advertising agency has launched a wine mouth spray.

11/24/14

It never ceases to amaze me ...

11/24/14

If New World countries were the forerunners in promoting wine tourism, it has taken some Old World heavyweights much longer to embrace the concept. Spain was slow off the mark, notably Catalonia, but from a standing start 10 years ago, the Catalans have finally woken up to the value of wine tourists

11/24/14

Today marks the remarkable rebirth of a grape that was thought to have been lost for more than a century

11/24/14

Hotter and less predictable temperatures mean that much of the world's premium wine regions are now under threat and new ones are emerging. How the wine industry is - and isn't - reacting says a lot about the future of agriculture.