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03/30/15

W2O Group announced today that it has acquired VinTank, a social engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to enable and enhance its technology-enabled client service offerings, founded by Paul Mabray and James Jory to service winery and small business owners

03/30/15

"Wholesale pricing makes a lot of sense because it enables our customers to know how much we're actually charging. But the way the government has rolled this out has been as clear as mud."

03/30/15

Winemaking and investment duo Edwin and Stacia Williams open a multi-faceted wine country destination

03/30/15

The lawsuit, filed by Mark Scaramella, a valley resident and managing editor of the iconoclastic Anderson Valley Advertiser newspaper, claims the fans near his home regularly violate the county's noise ordinance, which is supposed to limit the noise that carries to his home to 40 decibels at night, when fans are typically deployed

03/30/15

Chile has declared a state of emergency after freak rains brought devastation to the north of the country, killing at least nine people and causing extensive infrastructure damage

03/30/15

Taking advantage of the United States' move to re-establish relations with Cuba, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, and Democrats will travel on a farm-focused trade mission to the island nation

03/30/15

A proposed hotel and resort in the county's airport industrial area that has been decades in the making is reemerging with a new name, new owners and a new vision

03/30/15

Chemeketa Wine Studies has entered a new phase of its evolution by extending their wine courses and workshops to its Yamhill Valley Campus in McMinnville Oregon. For the past fifteen years, the Program has been based at Chemeketa's 75-acre acre campus in Eola.

03/30/15

The world's most comprehensive tasting of American-produced Tempranillo celebrates its 8th year in 2015, when the Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society (TAPAS) conducts its annual Grand Wine Tasting at the Golden Gate Club at the Presidio in San Francisco on Sunday, April 26, 2015.

03/30/15

Effective March 5, 2015 the estate-vineyard wines of Smith-Madrone Vineyards & Winery are joining Sage Cellars, which will handle sales in the state of Rhode Island.

03/30/15

Deal creates biggest world travel retailer (Adds further details, analyst's estimates of synergies)

03/30/15

A nuclear facility in Washington state's prime wine country is leaching radioactive groundwater and is one natural disaster away from Fukushima 2.0.

03/30/15

If there was one tipple wine lovers couldn't get enough of last year it was prosecco, the Italian sparkler that has outstripped champagne as the world's favourite bubbly

03/30/15

A food and wine business incubator, 33entrepeneurs, that is backed by the owners of Chateau Lynch-Bages has expanded its search to the US and Canada, after investing in four start-ups in Europe

03/30/15

House and Senate each waiting on other

03/30/15

The deal marks Bacardi's entry into the high-flying Bourbon category, whose super-premium segment has been expanding at double-digit rates

03/30/15

Moving swiftly to help communities cope with California's devastating drought and the ongoing effects of climate change; Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. on March 27 signed emergency legislation to fast-track more than $1 billion in funding for drought relief and critical water infrastructure projects

03/30/15

"We had to do something. Storms destroyed 70 percent of our grapes in 2008 and 2009. Each of those years, we produced less than 6,000 cases of wine."

03/30/15

This issue is not new. James Conaway chronicled the agriculture-vs.-development fight of the 1990s in "The Far Side of Eden."

03/30/15

What unites them as they fight their varying growth battles is the shared idea that development threatens rural Napa

03/30/15

It is very important that growers understand the site they are farming and what they are losing from evaporation and leaching. It's not simple. Some leaching can be beneficial as it moves salts away from the root zone

03/30/15

Naked Wines, the online wine retailer which crowdfunds independent winemakers through its customer base of over 250,000 'angels', has found that its consumers are favouring higher alcohol wines.

03/30/15

Vinitaly saw a 16% increase in foreign buyers, following support from government agencies keen to support the wider Italian economy.

03/30/15

Comiskey is a senior correspondent for Wine & Spirits

03/30/15

Most folks associate Jura with the region's famously strange, strong oxidative wines. But Jura offers easier options, including wonderful stand-ins for wine drinkers priced out of Bordeaux

03/30/15

Chardonnay is top vinifera variety in state, where total wine grape acreage is 3,144

03/30/15

More than 1,000 wine-related and hospitality customers use VinTank's system.

03/30/15

VinTank, the wine industry's most sophisticated social engagement and CRM tool, announced today that it has been acquired by W2O Group, an independent network of complementary marketing, communications, research and development firms

03/30/15

'm still standing and my liver function is still OK. I take milk thistle for my liver and try to drink three times as much water to wine. If I've been tasting, I don't usually drink wine in the evening

03/30/15

Taiwanese authorities have seized 30,000 bottles of wine from an importer in New Taipei, which are thought to be bulk wine rebranded as top Bordeaux.

03/30/15

W2O Group announced that it has acquired VinTank, a social engagement and customer relationship management (CRM) platform, to enable and enhance its technology-enabled client service offerings, founded by Paul Mabray and James Jory to service winery and small business owners.