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09/03/15

What caused the long reigning king of sparkling to be dethroned? This article analyzes the major causes, and also explores several tactics Champagne can use to regain its position.

09/03/15

... no parallel situations exist to help the county develop visitation benchmarks for new wineries

09/03/15

IL DOR has clarified that under specific circumstances, wineries that offer the option to purchasers to pick up the wine at the winery/tasting room may be exempt from charging taxes on shipping

09/03/15

The fire, which had torched 450 acres by Wednesday evening, was burning off of Elk Mountain Road and Mount Dinger Road. It was moving up the flank of Young's Peak as state and local firefighters sought to hold its perimeter at Pitney Ridge

09/03/15

"We don't have a Merlot [in our portfolio] per se and that is one of Swanson's strengths," said Vintage CEO Pat Roney. "Swanson has a well-established reputation as an iconic Napa winery, and we think it has an opportunity to continue to grow."

09/03/15

Constellation Brands, Inc. recently presented a check in the amount of $1,000,000 to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, representing the largest single contribution ever made by Constellation to the organization.

09/03/15

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service viticulturist, Dr. Ed Hellman of Lubbock, has earned accolades twice in recent months for his educational efforts supporting the Texas wine industry.

09/03/15

Mel Jones MW, as she will have been known to those in the wine trade (and to others, Melanie Kearney, since her marriage last year) suffered a stroke in June and then died on Friday 21 August after a marked deterioration in her health

09/03/15

Tourist traffic rises in Oregon's Willamette Valley and beyond

09/03/15

Washington's original wine country is proving to be on quite the comeback. The wines of northcentral Washington are growing in quality and quantity, as this year's North Central Washington Wine Awards show.

09/03/15

Washington winemaker Katy Michaud launched her eponymous brand this summer after a group of angel investors crowdfunded her 5,000-case Riesling project

09/03/15

Free Flow Wines, the pioneer of premium wine on tap, today announced that the second annual KEGGY Awards (#KEGGYAwards), honoring wineries, restaurants, bars and suppliers for excellence and sustainability in wine on tap, will take place on October 22 at the company's headquarters in Napa.

09/03/15

New facility in Paso Robles to provide label printing solutions to California's Central Coast wine, spirits, food, and agriculture industries.

09/03/15

"We can't keep rosé in stock," said Geno Tomko, wine director for the Ne Timeas Restaurant Group, which in addition to Flour + Water operates four other restaurants. "For the past month and a half, rosé has been the best seller every single night at every single property."

09/03/15

Buttitta said he's mostly interested in hard-to-find European grape varietals and preserving their inherent characteristics - in "figuring out what the grapes want to be, as far as wine is concerned."

09/03/15

More than a decade of experiments has culminated in a new Moet & Chandon Champagne that some critics have described as one of the most complex available

09/03/15

Deal for Tesco's South Korea operations could be worth between $6 billion and $7 billion

09/03/15

Drinks giant Diageo is trialling a non-alcoholic version of Guinness in Asia in response to a government crackdown on alcohol consumption in Indonesia.

09/03/15

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced the return of almost $2.4 million in licensing fees to 1,382 municipalities in which licensees are located

09/03/15

One of France's largest wine companies, Castel Freres, spends hundreds of thousands of euros annually to protect trademarks on its wine in China, according to one of its directors

09/03/15

Michael David Winery wines are available in 50 states and more than 30 countries. They are well known for their creative, playful names ...

09/03/15

five reasons exist to suggest the country's increasing willingness to strengthen protection in this area

09/03/15

"I have never been subjected to the rudeness of a drunken group of people on the train. If I had I would expect the staff to either get them to respect the other riders and hold their noise down or be ejected"