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03/06/15

Tasting conducted at inaugural Innovation + Quality event in Napa Valley

03/06/15

More than 1,000 people gathered for the first ever Innovation + Quality (IQ), which concluded its one-day wine industry conference and trade show Wednesday afternoon. IQ focused on cutting-edge innovations that advance wine quality and was presented by Wine Business Monthly.

03/06/15

WIVI 2015, the largest forum where the Central Coast wine industry can look, learn and connect is less than two weeks away and early registration ends today

03/06/15

Both sides told Wine Spectator they'd much rather settle outside of a trial. "We've had that same desire since the first day we engaged them in the conversation."

03/06/15

The Kalama wine bottle plant at the Port of Kalama has been sold to Owens-Illinois, one of the nation's largest glass container companies.

03/06/15

"The heat-treated wine is more youthful, the tannins are richer and more vibrant, and the wine has a fresher fruit flavor yet still true to the terroir that makes our wines unique. These characteristics are the ones we value in Oregon Pinot Noir and focus to create at Adelsheim Vineyard"

03/06/15

Leading UK wine critic and Harpers columnist, Tim Atkin MW, has fired a warning shot across the bows of Bordeaux and warned its producers and chateaux that they need to listen to the international critricism of its en primeur system and make serious changes or risk looking "ridiculous" in the eyes of the wine world

03/06/15

The Long Island Merlot Alliance (LIMA) announced the appointment of top wine and spirits journalist Amy Zavatto as executive director. With 2015 marking the 10th anniversary of LIMA, Zavatto will lead the charge on a year-long campaign of merlot-centric celebrations, educational opportunities, and events, as well as the establishment of Long Island Merlot Month in November 2015.

03/06/15

Wine writer Jon Bonné is ending his full-time employment at the San Francisco Chronicle, and will be writing only a monthly column. He's joined the online website Punch as wine columnist.

03/06/15

Owner of famed Giacomo Conterno winery buys nearly 22 acres next to Cascina Francia

03/06/15

Plungerhead has partnered with the Boot Campaign, which supports American military service members during and after their service to the country. The new partnership, "Characters for a Cause," will increase awareness, as well as raise funds for the patriotic organization through a special retail promotion of Plungerhead Lodi Zinfandel and Plungerhead Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon wines from March through May 2015

03/06/15

The country may be in a difficult state of affairs, but Greece has an export business with a very bright future-its wines

03/06/15

Oregon's wine industry has become a major economic force not just in agriculture, but in multiple aspects of the state's economy.

03/06/15

About a month ago, after twenty years in business, and arguably at the peak of their business, Adam and Diana Lee sold Siduri Wines, and their sister project Novy Family Winery to Jackson Family Wines for an undisclosed sum.

03/06/15

But you couldn't buy any wine right then and there. Until now. The upcoming San Francisco Vintners Market is like a farmers market for wine.

03/06/15

If you can pair wine with food, why not try pairing it with film? That's the idea behind an event bringing renowned filmmaker Spike Lee to Napa's City Winery on March 29.

03/06/15

Four workshops focused on reducing wine grape revenue losses will be offered on March 18 and 19 in Eastern Washington to growers and individuals working in the wine grape industry.

03/06/15

What started under some redwood trees in Chip and Lynne Sundstrom's backyard has expanded to crush more than 12,000 pounds of fruit at their Davis location, which although still small, is about 10 times the size of their original site.

03/06/15

Bound for decades by rules requiring malt beverages to be sold mainly by the case or keg, Pennsylvania beer distributors could soon be able to sell 12-packs.

03/06/15

Exchange program aims to make winemaking an attractive career to Rhône teenagers.

03/06/15

Raging fires have ripped through Cape vineyards, leaving winemakers worried about the rest of the harvest.

03/06/15

Beverage lawyer Lindsey Zahn looks at the reasoning - or lack of it - behind some of wine's odder laws.

03/06/15

The longtime Los Angeles photographer and grandson of MGM production head J.J. Cohn, talks about his sought-after Scarecrow label, which he owns with his wife, Mimi DiBlasio.

03/06/15

Between the work stoppages at West Coast ports and the strong dollar, export businesses in California and across the country have had a tough few months. But for some, the biggest sucker punch has come from China.

03/06/15

An official with the Marin County Department of Agriculture found a glassy-winged sharpshooter last Thursday while inspecting a shipment from a nursery in Ventura County, according to county officials.

03/06/15

The craft beverage business in Buffalo is making a resurgence after decades but standing in the way of increased growth is a "Use Tax" imposed by New York State on samples given out for promotion.

03/06/15

April 9-11 | Charlottesville, VA Three days of celebrating the best of Central Virginia Wines Tickets on sale now!

03/06/15

Paso Robles' Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery recently announced Steve Howard as senior vice president of sales.

03/06/15

Ca' Momi announced today that Jonny Tindall has joined the company as the director of culinary operations, where he will oversee the Ca' Momi food and beverage service operations for the new osteria, the enoteca at the Oxbow Public Market, as well as the company's commissary kitchen, catering operations and special events.

03/06/15

People new to grape growing or considering planting a commercial vineyard are encouraged to attend the Prospective Winegrower Workshop March 20 at the T.V. Munson Viticulture and Enology Center, 9356 Grayson Drive, Denison.

03/06/15

February might have been the worst month on record in terms of weather for many parts of the country, but results for restaurants were far from dreadful, as the industry posted its eighth consecutive month of positive same-store sales growth.

03/06/15

Wildfires near to Cape Town have threatened to engulf some of South Africa's oldest vineyards, forcing winery owners and staff to sacrifice sleep to protect their estates.

03/06/15

In each visit, the investigator asked for foie gras and was told he could have it for free along with the restaurant's "tasting menu," a sampling of entrees that is currently listed at $80 to $98, plus wine charges

03/06/15

Each year the California State Fair Winery Advisory Task Force puts forth recommendations and selects an honoree

03/06/15

Scheduled to take advantage of a quieter time of year when community residents can spend relaxed time with some of the area's most talented winemakers, Morning in the Winery is a casual, open-house-style event that is complimentary for Napa County residents, with no RSVP required.

03/06/15

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has acquired Bennu Glass, a single furnace glass plant in Kalama, Washington, US.

03/06/15

Although both drink less than when they were younger, many older men drink daily or most days of the week, drinking up to five pints on average

03/06/15

you can browse the 500-plus members of the Vintners Association for general information or to create itineraries that feature the most efficient routes by time or distance. The itineraries also can be filtered by wineries that offer tours or tastings, either with or without appointment