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09/01/15

Randall Grahm's Popelouchum Vineyard project draws $167K in first month

09/01/15

Sandra LeDrew, who runs the North American operations for Treasury was paid a total of $1.07 million for 2014-15. Her official title is chief commercial officer for the Americas

09/01/15

The Winebow Group, a national importer and distributor of fine wine and craft spirits, announced today the acquisition of Grape Beginnings of Minnetonka, Minnesota. The companies will combine their efforts in Minnesota and operate as Grape Beginnings, a member of The Winebow Group

09/01/15

Four Varietals Available At Select Locations Across the Country

09/01/15

more than 16,000 children in Sonoma County cannot read proficiently by third grade

09/01/15

Seattle Magazine Awards Walla Walla Winemaker & Vineyard Best of in Annual Issue

09/01/15

The winemaker, which has vineyards in Marlborough and Martinborough and links to wine distributor Eurovintage, lifted total sales of bottled wine by 4 per cent to 396,000 cases last year, for a net realisation that rose 4.4 per cent to $71 a case

09/01/15

Each year, the editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine honor the individuals and companies that have made outstanding achievements in the wine and beverage world. Winesellers, Ltd is honored to be named as a nominee for the 2015 Wine Star Award for "Importer of the Year."

09/01/15

Visitors to the annual PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Pharma EXPO (Sept. 28-30, 2015; Las Vegas Convention Center) will have the opportunity to learn more about the critical role a floor can play in a HACCP Food Safety Management Plan.

09/01/15

Joullian Vineyards, a Carmel Valley based winery with a 30 year history of making award-winning Bordeaux style varietals has been acquired by Tom and Jane Lerum, California residents with close ties to the area.

09/01/15

In her role, Jennifer will be responsible for planning and implementing a communications agenda to encourage further recognition of the Red Mountain AVA as one of the great appellations in the world for Cabernet Sauvignon driven wines.

09/01/15

Quady Winery (Madera, CA), a leading producer of premium Moscato, dessert, and apéritif wines, has announced that due to sustained growth they will be handling sales with their distributors and brokers directly beginning August 1st. Quady Winery was previously aligned with the San Francisco Wine Exchange.

09/01/15

Henriot, Inc. has announced Andy Glaser will join the firm as President & CEO of Maisons & Domaines Henriot's US subsidiary effective immediately. Glaser is a UK-born beverage executive with extensive leadership experience in the US alcohol beverage industry.

09/01/15

ZD Wines, located on the Silverado Trail in Rutherford, has announced they are making their first sparkling wine in anticipation of their upcoming 50th anniversary in 2018. Pinot Noir sourced from the winery's CCOF certified organic Carneros Estate Vineyard was harvested Sunday, August 9th at 20 degrees brix for the production of a premiere sparkling wine.

09/01/15

Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, based in Lake County, California, announces the release of Buck Shack Red, a new proprietary red blend made of high quality fruit from Shannon Ridge's "certified Sustainably Farmed" Vineyards.

09/01/15

Charlie Auclair, owner and winemaker for Auclair Winery, brought in the white wine grapes from Artz Vineyard on Red Mountain.

09/01/15

As we take a look at August through photos we took, one thing becomes clear (as if it already wasn't): Harvest is hot and heavy.

09/01/15

A rare gem from Champagne christens the fall auction season.

09/01/15

Grape growers have a saying, "Light harvests get lighter." As we move into the 2015 harvest on the North Coast, it seems clear that we're looking at a lighter crop than the last few years and, if the old adage holds true, it could be much lighter in certain varietals.

09/01/15

HenHouse Brewing Co. announced on Monday that is expanding to south Santa Rosa with a facility that will make up to 75,000 barrels annually, signaling continuing growth of Sonoma County's craft beer industry.

09/01/15

TOKYO - The National Tax Agency is preparing to establish a new rule that will require wine labeled as Japanese wine to be wholly produced in Japan using domestically harvested grapes.

09/01/15

Some of Oregon's top wineries are seeking to raise the international profile of the state's Pinot Noir via a major new auction, which will feature exclusive, small parcels from the 2014 vintage.

09/01/15

A wet spring across much of the country shrank yields, but a warm summer saved the season

09/01/15

"Because of changes in normal aging, we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol," says Alison Moore, a UCLA geriatrician who researches drinking behaviors in older adults.

09/01/15

San Luis Obispo County is again receiving the attention of Wine Enthusiast, with Justin Vineyards & Winery and Firestone Walker Brewing Co. both in the running this year for the magazine's Wine Star Awards.

09/01/15

Market research reports titled Wine Packaging to 2019 focused on U.S. and Global Wine Packaging Market 2015-2019 are the new additions to food and beverages packaging business intelligence collection of ReportsnReports.com.

09/01/15

The Michael family, who own Peter Michael Winery in Sonoma County's Knights Valley appellation, pledged $300,000 toward the forthcoming wine education center at Sonoma State University.

09/01/15

The Michael family's $300,000 donation to Sonoma State's School of Business and Economics will be used to create The Peter Michael Winery Executive Classroom

09/01/15

The e-commerce company will offer Robert Mondavi cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir and other varieties to its 367 million Chinese customers through its online store Tmall, in a partnership announced Tuesday with Mondavi-owner Constellation Brands Inc

09/01/15

"We are so pleased to be in a position to donate our WineGrapeTek Optical MOG Sorter," said Eric Horner, vice president of WECO (Woodside Electronics Corp.) and a WSU alumnus. "We think the opportunity for WSU students to be exposed to this technology during their education will provide a great understanding of the benefits."

09/01/15

Come be part of history and join the United Farm Workers to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike! The all-day celebration is occurring from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015, outside Delano at the farm workers' "Forty Acres" complex, now a National Historic Landmark

09/01/15

Emilio Guglielmo drove animal hides from Butchertown in San Francisco to tanneries, and saved his money to buy a 15-acre ranch in Morgan Hill in 1925. That was the beginning of the Guglielmo Winery (pronounced gool-e-elmo), which sits on 80 acres today

09/01/15

Robert Reyes is living his childhood dream of running a vineyard and winery. Reyes owns Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce, situated on a 17-acre hillside near the Angeles National Forest in northern Los Angeles County

09/01/15

Speaking to the drinks business during a recent visit to London, Paolo Lasagni, managing director of Bosco Viticultori, said: "We haven't got a drop of 2014 left.

09/01/15

What, exactly, makes a wine list great? Jon Bonné on the new tenets that define a successful wine program, and why he believes Gramercy Tavern is a perfect reflection of how we, at our best, drink today

09/01/15

Having identified the causes of premature oxidation in white wine, Bordeaux-based researcher Dr Valérie Lavigne is now looking at why reds may be facing the same problem

09/01/15

A warming climate means grapes reach maturity more quickly. For some vintners, climate change seems to be a good thing. Then again, they could be mistaken. Researchers in Germany's central state of Hessen are working to find out how it all affects the vines

09/01/15

Napa's leading wine filtration company to offer smoke-taint removal services to wildfire-impacted crops throughout California

09/01/15

"If you have ten or 15 levee failures and a big slug of salt water comes in, the salinity goes way up and you have to shut down the pumps" Engineers call this scenario the Big Gulp

09/01/15

Grapevine trunk diseases are considered the most destructive diseases of grapevine of the past three decades and are of rapidly growing concern in all wine producing countries. It is well accepted that almost the 20% of the vineyards are affected by these diseases around the world