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01/26/15

Famed Napa Valley winemakers and festival supporters and featured vintners Bart and Daphne Araujo received the festival's first Lifetime Achievement Award. They also joined the bidding, winning Lot. No. 15 - The Keys to Tuscany for $170,000

01/26/15

That price breaks down to $48,000 per planted acre, close to double what was being paid for vineyard acreage in the late 1990s, when there was a big run on grapes

01/26/15

producer of award-winning Lake County wines continues its growth

01/26/15

State agency refuses to provide witnesses at hearing against Albany's Empire Wine

01/26/15

The $300,000 of world-class wine whisked away from a Yountville restaurant last month has been found - in a private cellar in North Carolina - but who took it remains a mystery

01/26/15

"What is something worth?" Mr. Westfall said. "Whatever people will pay for it."

01/26/15

Leading UK wine merchants, including Berry Bros & Rudd, Bordeaux Index and Corney & Barrow, have launched a pre-emptive strike ahead of this year's Bordeaux en primeur campaign by calling on chateaux and negociants to drop prices to revive consumer demand.

01/26/15

Organizers are expecting a record crowd of more than 14,000 to attend the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, the annual wine industry conference and trade show that ...

01/26/15

The company said the 'regrettable' decision to close the farms, in southern Queensland and western New South Wales respectively, had 'not been taken lightly'

01/26/15

International cycling event comes to Lodi wine country May 11

01/26/15

All but a handful of the 76 bottles that vanished in the Christmas Day wine heist have been recovered

01/26/15

Investigators at this point don't believe that the individual who had the wine in Greensboro, N.C., knew the bottles were stolen, Capt. Doug Pike said.

01/26/15

For Kevin Sea, it was more about the chemistry. Sea came to that realization as he worked as an audit manager for Deloitte & Touche LLP in San Francisco during the mid-to-late 1980s.

01/26/15

While not as prominent as a bath of Gatorade or a champagne spray, Sonoma County wines will be featured at next year's Super Bowl to be held at Levi's Stadium.

01/26/15

Widespread reports of Rusty Grape Vineyard's demise one effect as bumps are worked out

01/26/15

Currently, Hoosier wineries can only ship their products to customers they have met face-to-face who've filled out paperwork

01/26/15

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has lifted its two-week hold on new submissions to the state's "special liquor order" catalog, an application moratorium that was installed Jan. 8 due to a months-long backlog of pending items.

01/26/15

Dew-dampened branches tug at our clothing and weathered graywacke and slate rock crumble beneath our feet as we climb a switchback trail ...

01/26/15

The move to new halls will allow fresh ideas and innovation in the wine sector, according to the Prowein organisers.

01/26/15

Facing a fourth drought year and maybe the driest January on record, farm water leaders hope storms are on the way, but they saw a dry January last year and got no water from the federal Central Valley Project

01/26/15

Sales of the rival to champagne are surging - and not just on special occasions such as Christmas or New Year

01/26/15

Grande Harvest Wines, in a 960-square-foot space in Grand Central's Graybar Pass, accuses the agency of "rigging" the bidding process for the space

01/26/15

Organic farmers are fertilizing a proposal to broaden their exemption from paying industry fees that largely support conventional agriculture

01/26/15

To understand the phenomenon that is Heady Topper - the world's best beer, some say - show up at Hunger Mountain Coop in Montpelier on a frigid Thursday morning and wait in line ...

01/26/15

... wine makers are reaping the benefits of the long hot dry summer days which are providing almost perfect conditions.

01/26/15

... on Feb. 8 to benefit scholarships and students in its wine studies, culinary arts and hospitality programs

01/26/15

PETA is mobilizing, your girlfriend is weeping and your dog is traumatized - happy now, Budweiser? It's a Super Bowl party - I didn't want to have to deal with all of this.

01/26/15

Six dollars? $35? I don't remember. My eyes were instantly melted shut by the searing flames of insidious capitalism. I hope no more than $7.99 because otherwise you should be even more ashamed of yourself than you already are, even to be seen touching this

01/26/15

(numbers seem a little low - ed) Consumption in the U.S. is poised to rise 11 percent over the period from 2014 to 2018 to reach 378 million 9-liter cases, close to its 12 percent growth rate between 2009 and 2013, according to data from Vinexpo and International Wine and Spirit Research. Chinese growth is set to slow to 25 percent from 69 percent, taking its total to 181 million cases

01/26/15

Portugal is justifiably known for Port. The sweet, fortified wine has a long history: The Port trade with England dates back to the 17th century

01/26/15

There is seldom good news in Indiana on direct shipping laws but there is hope in the ongoing session

01/26/15

many Americans seem to have embraced wine as a beverage to complement food, and to help create a relaxed and fun social atmosphere with friends and family

01/26/15

An increasing proportion of whites are high in acidity, have no trace of the toastiness of oak and have the flinty smell of recently struck matches

01/26/15

I am a romantic about wine. I don't mind saying it, even though some people may consider that soft and unrealistic, lacking the sort of rigor necessary to avoid being manipulated by fairy tales and marketers

01/26/15

Distillers say they are being 'clobbered' by duties and are looking to increase their exports instead of growing in Britain

01/26/15

"He's seeking minimal oak influence and for the oak to have less contact and impact on the wine, which the botti provides"

01/26/15

The new sponsorship deal will see Amorim give the programme a 0.5% cut from all sales of its cork products to members of the CWG during 2015.

01/26/15

"I believe I've played with every pro in the top 100," said Terlato, 55 of Lake Forest. "But I'm smart enough to understand that I'm good, but not good enough to compete with them professionally."

01/26/15

Since 2003, CellarTracker has grown to become one of the most comprehensive and thorough wine databases in the world. It has over 285,000 users with entries for close to 40 million bottles, and nearly 3.8 million wine reviews ...

01/26/15

A synthetic alcohol that can replicate the sensation of feeling 'tipsy', but without causing a hangover, has been developed by a London scientist.

01/26/15

With insects crawling into the menus of the western world, we bugged Adam Lechmere to buzz out to try some wine matches.