About 75 percent of E&J Gallo's U.S. volume is comprised of below-$10 brands, according to Impact Databank. But the company is seeing strong success at the super-premium-and-above tier with a number of California offerings.
Chinese wine importers have already started putting orders from France and other European countries on hold over fears of a hike in tariffs being triggered as part of a broader EU-China trade dispute, say leading figures in the sector.
The sipping and selling at the world's largest wine trade fair has been overshadowed by China launching an anti-dumping inquiry into European wine sales in response to the EU imposing duties on Chinese solar panels.
Higher prices and increased demand pushed the gross value of grapes in Fresno County past the $1 billion mark in 2012, the first time in the county's history a single crop broke that lofty level, agriculture officials said Tuesday.
"The concept of dedicating something in Bob's honor that is so alive is perfect and today's celebration was very meaningful because he was a co-founder of the Napa Valley Vintners. I know he would be happy that his spirit lives on in this 100 year-old olive tree," commented Margrit Mondavi."
Charles Smith announced today that Ron Janowczyk will join the company as director of sales, representing the family of brands, which includes K Vintners, Charles Smith Wines, VINO and Secco Italian Bubbles.
Cheryl Indelicato, third generation California vintner, will lead Team HandCraft in the 3-Day 60 mile Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure in San Francisco on June 21-23, 2013 as part of an expanded initiative by HandCraft Artisan Collection wines to support the fight against breast cancer.
Amorim, a Portugal-based manufacturer of cork stoppers, and glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois (O-I) have launched HELIX, a cork-glass wine packaging solution for still wine segment, in Europe.
So there is this New York City artisan popcorn purveyor called Populence-their product will set you back more than Orville Redenbacher and a few shakes of garlic powder... but on the other hand: raspberry popcorn. Recently we were asked if we wanted to try their newest offering: wine-infused popcorn, which they offered to send along with Kim Crawford wine.