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07/29/16

John Moramarco, a decorated winemaker who helped establish the Temecula Valley as a viable winemaking region and won the praise of Queen Elizabeth, died this week

07/29/16

Last Saturday night, Festival Napa Valley, Jan and Maria Manetti Shrem along with Far Niente Winery hosted an awesome tribute to the first lady of Napa Valley wine, Margrit Mondavi, on the eve of her 91st birthday.

07/29/16

The Peju family's second winery, Liana Estates, has opened at the former site of Acacia Winery.

07/29/16

Ties cut with former partner Bill Hambrecht; VML Russian River tasting room returns to its roots in Dry Creek Valley

07/29/16

The U.S. economy expanded less than forecast in the second quarter after a weaker start to the year than previously estimated as companies slimmed down inventories and remained wary of investing amid shaky global demand

07/29/16

As of August 8th, 2016 how alcohol is bought and sold in Pennsylvania is changing in a dramatic way

07/29/16

Milbrandt Vineyards announced it is promoting 33-year-old Emily Haines as Head Winemaker, making her one of the youngest in Washington to oversee a large winery producing over 40,000 cases.

07/29/16

Matias Cruzat, who has been working as assistant winemaker for Viña San Pedro's Premium brands, rises to the challenge of becoming the new Chief Winemaker this month for the prestigious brand 1865.

07/29/16

She will handle the commission's global brand message development, and oversee its use throughout the organization's communication tools

07/29/16

- Supports friends and family of fallen officers through the Dallas Police Association's Assist the Officer Foundation -

07/29/16

The University California, Davis, today announced having raised a record-breaking $226 million during the 2015-16 fiscal year, making it the largest donation total raised in a single fiscal year in UC Davis' 108-year history

07/29/16

"We are continuing to make measurable progress on fundamentally evolving our business," Walter Robb, Whole Foods' co-CEO, said ...

07/29/16

The North Coast grape harvest for 2016 officially kicked off Thursday morning as work crews picked a block of pinot meunier at the Green Island Vineyard at the edge of the Napa River

07/29/16

They started picking pinot meunier grapes for sparkling wine at 5:45 this morning, as the sun rose over the the verdant Green Island Vineyard in southern Napa's American Canyon district

07/29/16

The 2016 Auction of Washington Wines promises not only engaging events, but all proceeds will be going to support Seattle Children's Hospital, as well as Viticulture and Enology research at Washington State University. As a result, participants are not only helping to build a healthy community but also ensuring a strong legacy for the local wine industry.

07/29/16

"From April through to July, we have seen a strong increase in winery visitations, and year over year winery sales continue to grow with the number of visitors coming through cellar doors," says Maggie Anderson, BC Wine Institute marketing director.

07/29/16

This month, Buena Vista Winery unveils the 'Wine and Music Wine Tasting Experience' in the original historic caves of the winery which date back to 1864. Featuring a live performance by esteemed local musicians, Steel and Ivory, made up of pianist Dr. Kristie Janczyk and violinist Matthew Vincent, this truly unique tasting allows guests to listen to famous musical compositions by Mozart, Vivaldi, Chopin, Beethoven and more, while tasting Buena Vista Winery's finest wines.

07/29/16

For Nicolas Quillé, coming from France's third-largest city to one of the Pacific Northwest's largest Riesling producers has been quite a journey. And it's far from over.

07/29/16

English wine producer invited to join the ranks of the UK's rich and famous.

07/29/16

Both the Democratic and Republican nominees have come out against the TPP, and demanded that their running mates switch positions and do the same.

07/29/16

As reported by Decanter, a leading source of wine news online, the San Francisco-based Ava Winery has announced it created synthetic wine in a laboratory from amino acids, acids, sugars, volatile organics and ethanol.

07/29/16

Southern Oregon's Applegate Valley is a growing wine region with 21 independent producers across two counties, Jackson and Josephine. But it retains an off-the-grid sensibility.

07/29/16

Wine exports last year amounted to 48 million litres and €143 million, according to Statistik Austria. This was due to the difficult vintage in 2014 which resulted in reduced volumes. The decrease in sales of 1.1%, compared with 2014, turned out to be less than had been feared.

07/29/16

Wine Ring uses an advanced algorithm to learn what types of wine you'd rate "love, like, so-so or dislike," and recommends bottles based on your tastes.

07/29/16

When Gretchen Thomas started working in the kitchens of restaurants in her native Kentucky at age 14, she had no idea it would lead to a career that would allow her to travel the world

07/29/16

Now in its 25th year, the competition is the largest independent wine contest in the United States, with participants ranging from small private winemakers to large commercial wineries. It will be held Aug. 3-4 at the Purdue Memorial Union, 101 N. Grant St., West Lafayette

07/29/16

t times he seemed defensive. But when presenting Diageo's full-year results yesterday, Menezes had the air of someone who can see his strategies working, of being in control of a business he has made leaner and morefleet of foot

07/29/16

For the last month at Wine School, we've been drinking grüner veltliner, an Austrian wine that I had somehow convinced myself was not for me. I didn't despise it. I didn't even dislike it, as I do some styles, for being overbearing or for not pairing genially with food. It was simply that when it was time for a good dry white, something else always seemed more interesting.

07/29/16

Construction of large warehouses has reached unprecedented levels in Solano and Napa counties, with millions of square feet under construction and millions more ready to come out of the ground and options for already available space evaporate, according to new research

07/29/16

John E. Fox, the embattled owner of the bankrupt wine company Premier Cru, often liked to run his business close to the edge, according to interviews with former business colleagues.

07/29/16

Here, wine is a matter of civic, if not national, pride; the city of Lausanne, for example, owns five wineries. Cultivated for centuries, Swiss wine is so popular in Switzerland that most of it is drunk domestically

07/29/16

... chosen by importer and distributor Gustavo Moral of The Imported Grape. Here are some recommendations under $20 to enjoy during the Olympics