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03/05/15

A trademark dispute between France's Champagne trade body and the critic known as 'Champagne Jayne' is set to return to court after the two failed to agree a settlement.

03/05/15

Each can is 12.7 ounces, so a bit larger than a beer can. It amounts to about two glasses of wine and it will be sold in six packs and four packs. A four pack will probably cost you $24 which he says would equal about two bottles of wine

03/05/15

In 16 years at DISCUS, Cressy worked to change the perception of the liquor industry from purveyors of vice to craftsmen behind the artisanal-cocktails movement. In an interview, Cressy said liquor is back.

03/05/15

Drosophilia can spread spoilage bacteria to cracked or damaged berries

03/05/15

The Salton portfolio, which represents 9 percent of Brazil's wine production, includes a wide range of both sparkling and still wines

03/05/15

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. Annual results have not yet been reported in Italy, which was the top exporter last year.

03/05/15

The wine in question was an Assyrtiko from Santorini. When its identity was revealed, I nearly dropped my glass.

03/05/15

Back of the store, low shelf, under the sign reading "Premium Collection" sat this particular unicorn, inconspicuously priced at $20.99 a bottle

03/05/15

for the general population, the vintage doesn't matter.

03/05/15

Napa County has four code enforcement officers to uphold rural land and building laws. They take on 200 to 300 new cases annually and have 986 pending and unresolved cases over 15 years, most involving building code violations, a county report said.

03/05/15

he parties are preparing for a court hearing sometime this summer, representatives of the city and the plaintiffs confirmed last week

03/05/15

The deal follows other recent distribution agreements inked by Amorim's TopSeries Unit in order to reinforce its local presence in markets such as Scotland, Russia, Mexico, Brazil and Poland.

03/05/15

Feds Taking Comments on New Wine-Growing Region Between Ballard Canyon and Happy Canyon AVAs

03/05/15

He has been credited with putting Spain on the fine wine map, transforming the fortunes of Priorat and Bierzo, and is now directing his focus on Rioja Baja, which is why Decanter has awarded Alvaro Palacios the Man of the Year title for 2015.

03/05/15

The county Planning Commission decided last week during its fifth workshop on the subject dating back to December 2013 to send potential adjustments of the six-year-old winery ordinance to municipal advisory councils for comments before revisiting the issue later in 2015

03/05/15

Tesco has confirmed to Harpers.co.uk that Dan Jago, who is returning to the business on March 9, was never actually suspended from the company, but asked to "step aside".

03/05/15

The French drinks giant has made its Spanish wine Campo Viejo a "star brand" with a broad marketing push, and that has led to a 45% rise in sales, while New Zealand brand Brancott Estate is up 23%.

03/05/15

"Fortunately, many grape-growers and smaller wineries continue to follow regulations and not over-build"

03/05/15

Quintessential Brands Group, whose spirits portfolio include Greenalls Original London Dry Gin, Berkeley Square Gin and Bloom Gin, has today acquired the French spirits producer Lafragette & Legier SA (L&L) from French American Vintners, part of the US-based Kopf Group

03/05/15

the idea of a public marketplace in Jack London Square is one that has been tossed around for years to no avail

03/05/15

By MaryAnn Worobiec ... The Prisoner was created by Orin Swift Cellars founder Dave Phinney, who grew it from 400 cases to 85,000 in just 10 vintages. In 2010, he sold the brand

03/05/15

We want to reiterate that as of February 1, 2015 alcohol beverage suppliers (manufacturers, out of state suppliers, etc.) are not liable for excise taxes on their sales to Michigan wholesalers

03/05/15

China isn't the only Asian country making headlines these days

03/05/15

Modern winemaking has become a highly industrialised process - but a growing band of producers are going back to basics. The resulting wine is shocking: vibrant, earthy and alive

03/05/15

Seeking to raise $3 million on Crowdfunder, the company plans to build a visitor center in Napa Valley

03/05/15

Rising temperatures and declining snowpack in the mountains mean that the drought across the western U.S. is about to get even worse

03/05/15

That shipment has since been returned, but the name of the nursery that sent it is being withheld to prevent unwanted attention