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11/26/14

A British company is on the cusp of commercialising an all-natural pesticide that can kill the grape fungus botrytis and is harmless to the honey bee.

11/26/14

"This report will go some way in providing further confirmation about the sustainability of the current economic recovery," said Millan Mulraine, deputy chief economist at TD Securities in New York

11/26/14

Wineries and grape growers in the El Dorado wine region have wrapped up another successful harvest. Though the 2014 yields appear lower than the last three years, the recent harvest resulted in extremely high-quality grapes.

11/26/14

But what of the San Joaquin Valley, which cannot meet current requirements?

11/26/14

Weather officials on Monday updated a rain outlook for the month of December, saying now that there will be above-normal rainfall moving toward the New Year that will have a significant effect on the drought outlook.

11/26/14

"We are actually working to put aside our differences"

11/26/14

Members of the new company include Darius Anderson Gary Nelso and Bill Hooper

11/26/14

New Jersey's oldest commercial wine producer files for bankruptcy protection during reorganization

11/26/14

Is it possible to buy bona-fide, single-vineyard Côte d'Or Pinot Noir and Chardonnay for 20 bucks?

11/26/14

California vintners and growers across the state are grateful for another excellent vintage, reports the Wine Institute, despite an ongoing drought and earthquake that rocked south Napa in late August just as crush was getting under way.

11/26/14

A next-day service delivering top wine brands across China and beyond could be a reality within a year.

11/26/14

Jane Anson provides her analysis of the Bordeaux Cru Bourgeois classification and warns that prices may head upwards.

11/26/14

Californians can expect a wetter-than-normal December throughout the state, according to the National Weather Service. After that, weak El Nino conditions are expected to boost precipitation south of Sacramento.

11/26/14

Attorneys told the audience that anyone in the country illegally and might qualify should carry photo identification, bills, leases and their children's birth certificates if they are threatened with deportation.

11/26/14

A $4 million state grant will help the Napa Sanitation District build recycled water pipelines in the Carneros and Coombsville areas, creating a new option for irrigating landscaping and vineyards

11/26/14

Millennial drinkers are shunning the self-proclaimed "King of Beers" in favour of craft, with shipments outnumbering those of Budweiser for the first time.

11/26/14

Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, has branded American beer as "filthy water" during a business summit in Kazakhstan.

11/26/14

Rare Burgundy drives record-breaking prices at Wally's Auctions inaugural Los Angeles sale

11/26/14

Aldi is not just taking on major grocery chains, but looking to compete directly with high-end retailers like Selfridges and Fortnum & Mason with a super premium wine and spirit offering in the run up to Christmas.

11/26/14

Climate change and cold-resistant vines have pushed the northernmost frontier for vineyards well into Finland, Sweden and Norway.

11/26/14

Wine Country Ontario has extended the tour of its VQA Wine Tasting Truck to take the wine tasting experience directly to consumers across Ontario. The mobile tour showcases Ontario VQA wines and encourages Ontarians to sample and discover what's great about local in a unique, educational and fun way!

11/26/14

We keep saying that "content is king" on the web, but maybe that's not totally accurate. Content is a baron, the real king is the consumer. That's why it's becoming so important for the wine trade and the wine industry to stay in touch with consumers; they are crucial to determining trends and they share their messages about wine through the digital media, on platforms of community tasting notes like CellarTracker (the world's largest collection of wine reviews and notes) , or in wine review apps like Vivino.

11/26/14

Gundlach Bundschu, California's oldest family-owned winery, has appointed the Trellis Wine Group to represent their portfolio of estate-driven wines as its national on-premise account broker.

11/26/14

Thanksgiving is a lovely holiday. What could be better than enjoying dishes handed down through generations (or pulled from Pinterest) with your adoring family? Well, if your grandpa's turkey is dried out and your relatives only want to know when you're finally going to settle down, wine can-no, will-make the experience tolerable

11/26/14

The national Wine Tourism Conference will make its East Coast debut in Leesburg in 2015

11/26/14

A Muscadine winery has begun construction in North Myrtle Beach. The 15,000 square-foot facility is located adjacent to Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, according to Duplin Winery website

11/26/14

Sen. Roger Reinert thinks Minnesota should treat Sunday liquor sales the same way it treats its 2 a.m. bar close time. Under state law, bar owners don't have to stay open that late - but they have the option to if they want

11/26/14

Eminent wine writer and economist Mike Veseth warns that the wine world needs to combat the threat of 'new age prohibitionists' and authentic, interesting and affordable spirits and beers

11/26/14

Beaujolais Nouveau is almost not wine. It is a frivolous light red wine made from Gamay, has a load of fresh-jammy fruit, and is best served chilled. As such, no self-respecting wine snob would be caught dead with a bottle of this stuff

11/26/14

US customs officers have seized 35 pounds of cocaine that was found hidden in a wine shipping container at Port Newark in New Jersey

11/26/14

The mass-market brewer wants to regain popularity with younger people. But will a new ad campaign be enough?

11/26/14

What role and relevance bloggers have on the wine trade has become a major debating issue on Harpers.co.uk and on social media following recent articles questioning their value from leading wine commentators

11/26/14

Mastroserio enjoys making music as much as he enjoys making wine

11/26/14

would require restaurants and similar retail food establishments with 20 or more locations under the same name, and having substantially similar offerings, to post calorie amounts for each standard menu item

11/26/14

the U.S. Labor Department puts the percentage of undocumented immigrants in the agricultural industry at more than 50 percent ...