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09/02/15

W. Clarke Swanson has retained the vineyards planted to Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot and other varietals located on his Oakville estate. Vintage Wine Estates will source from these vineyards for wines produced under the Swanson label. Mr. Swanson will serve as a consultant to Vintage Wine Estates for the foreseeable future

09/02/15

Sovos Compliance, an industry leader in tax, compliance and regulatory reporting, has acquired WineDirect Compliance, a Napa-based compliance reporting and tax solution for wineries

09/02/15

James H. Short Jr., 50, was the director of marketing and merchandizing for the state's 500 liquor stores. Short was in charge of recommending which products should be sold and which should be discontinued

09/02/15

When Dirty Water opened its doors in the Twitter building on Market Street in San Francisco this July, boasting an incredible 114 BTG options, it faced one less marketing challenge: preserving its offerings.

09/02/15

Experts to discuss prevention and detection of financial fraud and other crimes at upcoming WIFS

09/02/15

Winesong 2015, the charitable wine weekend getaway on the trend setting and spectacular Mendocino Coast, is just two weeks away. Beginning Friday, September 11, Winesong Weekend will kick off with a sold-out Pinot Noir Celebration ...

09/02/15

the "west Sonoma Coast" has become a source of bright pinot noir with herbal and earth notes, conifer aromatics and a savory edge ...

09/02/15

The transaction was approved by the governing bodies of both companies and by the relevant regulatory authorities in Mexico and the United States. This completes the transfer of the Food and Beverages Glass Containers business from Vitro to O-I.

09/02/15

Rhone focused Micro Winery expands into emerging beverage district in Windsor, CA and announces crowd funding campaign.

09/02/15

A hailstorm in Chablis has caused major damage to the region's vineyards.

09/02/15

The 2015 harvest in Champagne is set to begin with the fruit in "perfect" health and yields of 10,000 kg per hectare reported.

09/02/15

Judge has set deadline to receive briefs arguing for or against expanding injunction to all 50 states.

09/02/15

"... drought is a multi-faceted challenge and may in fact exist on more of a continuum than anything else, potentially limiting the utility of the word over time. On a practical level, however, here are some of the factors we will be monitoring"

09/02/15

Washington Department of Ecology warns irrigators in King and Snohomish counties that their water rights could be curtailed if the drought carries over into next year.

09/02/15

Hopes for stability in global stock markets were dashed on Tuesday as investors found fresh reasons to keep selling

09/02/15

New offerings provide intimate wine experiences paired with the highly anticipated release of 2012 Insignia.

09/02/15

Oregon wine industry's top restaurants, wine director nominated by public

09/02/15

Twelve lots to look for

09/02/15

Nance will succeed Heather Unwin, who served in the role from 2012 through earlier this summer. Under Unwin's watch, Red Mountain saw tremendous growth and development. Among them:

09/02/15

Syngenta has received EPA registration for its newest succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor (SDHI) fungicide - Solatenol. For use on a wide range of crops, the product is available in four product offerings, pending individual state registrations.

09/02/15

Nurseries should resist the temptation to overwhelm consumers with plant information,.

09/02/15

Eighteen large wildfires are burning in Idaho.

09/02/15

Newest Santa Ynez Valley estate winery opens doors, impresses eyes, and entertains palates off Highway 154.

09/02/15

The e-commerce company will offer Robert Mondavi cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir and other varieties to its 367 million Chinese customers through its online store Tmall, in a partnership announced Tuesday with Mondavi-owner Constellation Brands Inc.

09/02/15

The company, which operates 13 stores, had sales of $35 million last year, with wine and spirits comprising more than 80% of the total

09/02/15

Come for the history lesson, stay for sneering about stoners. It's going to be a lot of fun watching Wine People come to terms with the new normal!

09/02/15

Michael Wilson is alleged to have been the chief executive of Global Wine Investments, which prosecutors say tricked several investors into parting with £348,338 for wine that was never purchased

09/02/15

Rising grape prices and the resulting price war threaten to damage the strength of 'brand Prosecco' according to one major producer in the region

09/02/15

Saucey expands beyond California roots as Silicon Valley-backed startups try bringing the liquor store to you

09/02/15

For almost half a century, members of the Martinez family in Winters have been selling farmers and vintners benchgrafts, rootstocks and vines - the foundational materials to develop a vineyard

09/02/15

The next generation of Australia's First Families of Wine has formed the AFFW Next Gen Committee, announcing its first four board members last week

09/02/15

Would those middle-aged, middle-class book lovers have been paraded through the train and handed off to police if they had been laughing-while-white?

09/02/15

The Wine Investment Fund talks us through the peaks and troughs of critic Robert Parker's choicest wine (and his influence)

09/02/15

California winery tries an intriguing way to enhance a wine's flavor profile

09/02/15

Jason Wise's documentary Somm: Into the Bottle has been selected to open the Napa Valley Film Festival, which runs Nov. 11-15. The film focuses on some of the world's top sommeliers and winemakers as it looks at how history has affected the production of wine around the world

09/02/15

Could 2015 prove a vintage year for Port? Symington Family Estates has pointed to "potentially outstanding" quality as it prepares to start harvest next week

09/02/15

Academy of Beverage and Fine Services Learning Center "Raises the Bar" on Education