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10/01/14

French scientists have made tracing the exact origin of a winery's barriques, foudres and demi-muids easier.

10/01/14

Napa Cabernet still hanging during storm proves resistant to damage

10/01/14

Two months of rainfall in just three hours has caused extreme flooding in France's Languedoc region, prompting concerns about damage to vineyards during the 2014 harvest.

10/01/14

Top UK wine buyers warn Burgundy will struggle to regain shelf space as figures reveal exports to the UK have halved in 2014, following last year's short harvest.

10/01/14

October 16 Conference in White Plains, New York Looks at Regulatory Challenges and Solutions for Wholesale Distribution

10/01/14

Help Establish the Petaluma Gap AVA

10/01/14

... "So this is my last editorial, my last moment as the grateful editor of the finest newspaper in the finest community I have ever known"

10/01/14

Louis Roederer launched Champagne's inaugural non-malolactic, zero dosage vintage fizz in London last night - the brand's first new product in 40 years.

10/01/14

Michael Langley, director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, has thought through the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment. The first thing on his agenda: meetings, lots and lots of meetings. The second: the development of a legislative packag

10/01/14

"After an apprenticeship at Freemark Abbey, I co-founded Acacia Winery in 1979. In 2002, I moved over to Bouchaine--just down the street--and became General Manager. I have been here ever since."

10/01/14

Cider, which has long taken a backseat to beer and RTDs in the U.S. market, is in the midst of a growth surge.

10/01/14

The elements show they still have a sting in the tail as storms lash the south of France.

10/01/14

Pliny the Elder, one of the country's most highly rated brews, will be temporarily produced in central California next year as Russian River Brewing Co. upgrades the equipment at its Santa Rosa brewery.

10/01/14

It's the newest grape in the region to be turned into a bona fide commercial wine, and the first wine grape developed by Cornell University to debut in eight years.

10/01/14

The big guys can afford advertising and distribution channels. But if you don't have deep pockets, social media is your new best friend.

10/01/14

It appears the professional kitchen pipeline may be a pipe dream for women. The F&W list recognizes innovative, up-and-coming chefs who have been in charge of a kitchen for no more than five years. Nominations are solicited from food critics, writers and experts, by the F&W editors, who visit the nominees incognito.

10/01/14

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant expects to hire 180 full and part-time workers for an outlet in White Oaks Mall, the company announced Tuesday.

10/01/14

In its effort to expand distribution network in China, the Kieu Hoang Winery is pleased to announce its exclusive agreement through Shanghai KHKMY Import & Export Co., Ltd., with Jianmin Pharmacy, a subsidiary of Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

10/01/14

Why have lower-alcohol wine brands struggled to establish themselves? And, what regions offer the biggest potential for growth for the segment?

10/01/14

Riojan wine is going through a "revolution" that is far more meaningful than the region's "misleading" traditionalist versus modernist debate, believes Tim Atkin MW

10/01/14

Planted in 2002, the small vineyard produced its first commercial grapes in 2005. And George Vierra was poised to make a classic.

10/01/14

Beckstoffer Vineyards owns and farms more than 3,600 acres of top-quality grape-growing properties in the Napa Valley, Mendocino County, and the Red Hills of Lake County.

10/01/14

Some of the materials used in the construction of Castello di Amorosa that were brought over from Europe carried with them a personality all their own, and now the winery is offering a new seasonal "Ghost Tour" to introduce the spirits within the Castello's walls.

10/01/14

the Davies used the event as a way to thank people in the industry from wine buyers and sellers, restaurants, and wine writers, for supporting their wineries

10/01/14

The China version has been tweaked for a palate not used to the acidity normally found in champagne, said Gloria Xia, a winemaker at the Ningxia winery

10/01/14

Kieu Hoang Winery, which purchased the Michael Mondavi winery facility in June, on Tuesday said it signed an exclusive agreement intended to expand distribution of the brand in China

10/01/14

This year, Aromella is a limited release wine (just 200 cases) and can only be found at one winery, Goose Watch, on Cayuga Lake

10/01/14

Wall Street is high on Constellation Brands, expecting it to report earnings that are up 20% from a year ago when it reports its second-quarter earnings on Thursday, October 2, 2014. The consensus estimate is $1.15 per share, up from earnings of 96 cents per share a year ago.

10/01/14

Treasury has also singled out several commercial brands in its troubled United States operations as "non-priority" but will not divulge which they are as it attempts to move higher up the value chain and divert more investment into the luxury end of the market. The non-priority lower-priced brands may be sold or funnelled into a joint venture structure with another company

10/01/14

"Riesling can deliver so much flavour without that much alcohol and, perhaps because of this, it goes so well with food - far better than a typical Chardonnay. But I increasingly get the feeling that I will be taking this knowledge to my grave, unshared with the great mass of wine drinkers. I used to want to convert them all to the virtues of Riesling but more and more I realise that Riesling just has too strong a personality ..."