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05/29/15

Despite opposition from agriculture groups, the state Senate Appropriations Committee approved legislation Thursday that would make data on water wells available to the public like is done in all other Western states

05/29/15

Napa County's policy of choosing 20 wineries at random each year to see if they are complying with county rules doesn't go far enough for the grand jury

05/29/15

Most people would be shocked to hear a county assessor say, "My job is to keep you from paying more in property taxes than you should," but that's just what Napa County assessor and clerk John Tuteur did at the 20th annual Vineyard Economics Seminar at the Marriott

05/29/15

The symposium will cover a wide range of technology-related topics including: mobile e-commerce, data breach and security, breakthrough marketing, supply chain innovation, leading edge hospitality systems, new on-premise kegs and product tracking.

05/29/15

The revised figure, weaker than the government's initial estimate of a meager 0.2 percent growth rate, reflects a bigger trade gap and slower consumer spending

05/29/15

In 2014, New Zealand table wine imports jumped by 19.3% to 5.67 million cases ...

05/29/15

Cava, like California chardonnay, has suffered from a bad reputation. Not without reason. Millions of bottles of cava, the Catalonian sparkling wine, are sold every year, and much of it is inexpensive and not particularly good. Yet a handful of cava producers, working conscientiously in the vineyards and diligently in the cellar, have demonstrated that it can be among the most distinctive of all sparkling wines

05/29/15

Winery owners getting creative with their irrigation methods to battle against the drought, rising costs for water.

05/29/15

Tens of thousands of music fans and gourmands are expected to pour into Napa starting Friday for BottleRock, a three-day event that is marking its third year and appears to have found its groove

05/29/15

The special leave application was to appeal from the Victorian Court of Appeal's decision in Treasury Wine Estates Limited v Melbourne City Investments

05/29/15

In 2014, the majority of the revenue, $1.2 billion, was generated from hotel stays, which generated $64.2 million in tax revenues from the transient occupancy tax (hotel tax), sales taxes and property and transfer taxes paid on lodging facilities

05/29/15

Bidding on nearly 200 Napa Valley wine lots to benefit community health and children's education

05/29/15

Willamette Valley Vineyards closes on vineyard in Pacific Northwest appellation

05/29/15

offering Delta customers a taste of the Rioja wine region ...

05/29/15

Some fear drift, improper use of cotton chemical could hurt more sensitive crops

05/29/15

Paul Yanon, a sommelier representing Mulderbosch Vineyards, hopes to start a conversation on weed and wine with the intention of making such pairing more common

05/29/15

Plus, can chemically-enhanced yeast replace barrel aging? Also, winemaker Mike Grgich gets a key to Chicago, and more

05/29/15

a swirl of sommeliers surrounded us, most of them (or so it seemed to me) barely old enough to drink legally. A generation ago, only about five working sommeliers existed in New York. Now they're everywhere ...