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09/30/14

Champoux, who has overseen Champoux Vineyards in the Horse Heaven Hills since 1989, has sold his shares in the operation to his fellow partners. Dan Nickolaus, who has worked at The Benches vineyard in the eastern Horse Heaven Hills, has been hired as vineyard manager and is spending this harvest working alongside Champoux.

09/30/14

Rather than take a typical wine advertising approach profiling local farmers and their families or picturesque vineyards, Sonoma County's leading wine industry stakeholders, including grape growers, vintners, Master Sommeliers and others came together to develop an advertising campaign that would communicate directly to wine consumers with a tutorial on sustainability.

09/30/14

"Anything below US90¢ we are happy with," Mr Casella said.

09/30/14

Wine industry people on the move from September 23 to September 29. New appointments at Terravant Wine Company, Mendocino Wine Co. and more....

09/30/14

Australian researchers have developed a technique for converting winery waste into compounds that could have potential value as biofuels or medicines.

09/30/14

Industry members may make certain changes to previously approved alcohol beverage labels without applying for a new COLA. There are currently 28 allowable revisions

09/30/14

With some of the state's last fruit remaining on the vine, the remnants of Hurricane Odile swept into Texas recently, bringing intense rainfall and flooding in many areas.

09/30/14

Not only may a wine have 0% Texas grapes to qualify as 'Texas Made' for the state fair wine garden, it does not even have to be made in Texas. Someone could buy finished wine on the California bulk market and ship it here in a tanker truck. Then, bottle and label it in Texas

09/30/14

Producers of Texas grapes and wines, many of them new farming families, are taking advantage of an expanding market for Texas wine products.

09/30/14

How three companies are helping make better use of water in California

09/30/14

do you know your drought number?

09/30/14

With harvest time across California, many of the state's once-robust crops - from the grapes that make world-famous wines to popular almonds - are anticipated to be smaller than usual this year due to the state's historic drought.

09/30/14

Treasury, the world's largest standalone wine producer, announces an end to takeover talks.

09/30/14

The companies say that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed on networks that process credit and debit card transactions at some of their stores. Albertsons says the malware may have captured data including account numbers, card expiration dates and the names of cardholders. Supervalu says it believes most of its stores were not affected.

09/30/14

The city and county of Napa continue to operate the Napa Local Assistance Center at 301 First St. where residents and business owners can obtain earthquake assistance information and connect with resources.

09/30/14

South Korea might not be a country known for its wines but, as the Wine Explorers discover, that hasn't stopped its enthusiastic, but small set of winemakers.

09/30/14

Quintessential Brands has appointed former senior PepsiCo executive Francios Quarez to head operations at its spirits supply firm Essential Drinks Company.

09/30/14

Earlier this summer, Master Sommelier Andrea Immer Robinson chose the wines that Delta Air Lines DAL -1.42% would carry on board their flights for the following year. I watched, at the Delta offices in Atlanta, as Robinson sampled dozens of wines (then wrote about it for a previous post on Forbes.com). I watched as she considered additional factors like cost and availability, and ultimately made the final selections. How, I wondered, did these wines actually taste, on board and in flight, 30,000 feet in the air?

09/30/14

The events give both in and out of state wine enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy the rising quality of New Jersey wine, as well as the rapidly increasing number of local wineries.

09/30/14

Internationally renowned experts in viticulture and enology will be featured during the third annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium to be held Nov. 5-6 at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolina Center for Viticulture & Enology on the campus of Surry Community College.

09/30/14

Wineries in transition from founder to children can be rife with highly emotional, charged conflict that can threaten to rip the family apart and wreck years of business cultivation. When the owners of a mid-sized winery decide to retire, what should they do?

09/30/14

This new wine program offers a selection of red and white wines, at a variety of price points, curated by Erez Klein, Whole Foods Market Wine Buyer of the Pacific Northwest region.

09/30/14

Private Equity Houses Break-Off Separate Talks to Acquire Australia's Treasury Wine Estates

09/30/14

Treasury Wine Estates had $275 million wiped from its market capitalisation on Monday after terminating talks with two private equity suitors, with chief executive Mike Clarke saying he doesn't believe they will return with a fresh proposal

09/30/14

Takeover offers valuing Treasury Wine Estates at A$3.2bn have collapsed, leaving the Penfolds and Wolf Blass owner's current leadership to find a way to improve financial results.

09/30/14

Bordeaux's image on the international wine market is hampered by a lack of premium brands that can appeal to mainstream consumers, the managing director of Baron Philippe de Rothschild has said

09/30/14

The Penn Yan, Yates County winery was approached by the Yankees, who were looking to offer a New York state wine as an official beverage

09/30/14

Whilst Wine Vision is only open to those at either board level or director level, the Harpers Rising Star Grant gives the best emerging talent the chance to take part in the global debate on analyse the key challenges and opportunities facing the world wine industry

09/30/14

If someone asks you to predict the next trendy wine region, think back 20 years or so and look for political change. Economic benefits of democratization might come quickly, but wine takes time

09/30/14

Buttressed by the popularity of craft beer and Millennials' attraction to new flavor-driven options, cider sales skyrocketed by 78% to 15.7 million (2.25-gallon) cases in 2013

09/30/14

Tim Atkin goes to a party celebrating the founding of the modern era for one of Spain's most important wine regions.

09/30/14

The figures were detailed in a book by Philip J. Cook, called Paying the Tab, which examined alcohol control in the US using data from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)

09/30/14

Emergency services rushed to the scene in the Spanish village of Salas de los Barrios but could only retrieve her body, which was reportedly found by her uncle and well-known winemaker Raul Perez.

09/30/14

Research available to journalists covering consumer wine consumption habits, the growth of wine consumption and demographic differences among wine drinkers

09/30/14

As some of you may know, our "secret sauce" was in our data - we grew systems that enabled us to figure out what was the right wine for YOU at any given time

09/30/14

Under Piero Antinori, the winery's acquisition of territory and growing influence proceeded from the Chianti wine district to conquer all of Tuscany and beyond