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04/29/16

Freezing temperatures from Chablis to Côte Chalonnaise to Chinon and Montlouis damage young vine buds, threatening this year's crop

04/29/16

Burgundy's worst frost in more than 30 years in some areas may have already cut the potential size of the 2016 harvest, as 'stressed' producers seek to assess damage in their vineyards. Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/burgundy-frost-fears-french-vineyards-300131/#CsIukzOdjG0WGkHl.99

04/29/16

Precipitation and growing degree-days ahead of 2015

04/29/16

Two Northern California men have been charged with transporting stolen bottles of ultra-premium wine out of the state - including rare treasures plundered on Christmas Day 2014 from the famed French Laundry restaurant in Yountville.

04/29/16

A lab test of 10 California wines concluded they all contain the active ingredient from weed-killer, glyphosate, a chemical classified a "probable carcinogen" by the World Health Organization. This I-Team investigation is sending shock waves through wine country.

04/29/16

Incoming Chairman is Doug Epstein, Horizon Beverage Group

04/29/16

"The left turn lane was eventually completed, and the wine cave and tasting room is now a huge success."

04/29/16

Questions about whether 'Chancellor Katehi may have violated several University of California policies'

04/29/16

Recognized among the world's great winemakers, Manuel's passion, commitment, expertise and success leave an unforgettable legacy

04/29/16

Chateau Grand Traverse Winery (CGT) has made a donation of $10,000 to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to replace diseased trees in Michigan state parks.

04/29/16

Wine.com, the nation's #1 online wine retailer, is pleased to welcome Tim Marson, MW, as the new senior buyer for California Wine.

04/29/16

Alpha Omega, a family-owned, luxury brand winery in the legendary Rutherford Bench of Napa Valley, has announced the hiring of Kelly E. Carter as its Director of Communications.

04/29/16

Little Black Dress Wines (LBD) is excited to debut its new modern, sophisticated packaging. Still synonymous with understate elegance, LBD can easily go from casual to black tie.

04/29/16

The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the sixth vintage from Sonoma State Cellars, a project of the Wine Business Institute (WBI) that provides hands-on learning of the process and particulars of running a wine business.

04/29/16

Ca' Momi, a family-owned and operated winery in Napa, Calif., is debuting a striking modern label design for its heartcrafted Napa Valley varietal wines to align with their "New Napa" aesthetic and philosophy of authentic, zero-pretension wines.

04/29/16

Barely a bonded winery, and on the eve of its first harvest, Benziger was in a bind. Mike Benziger and his father Bruno purchased the winery in 1980. WIth other family members pitching in to do work, they didn't have steel fermentation tanks until they found them in the most unlikely of places from a surprising source

04/29/16

The gold standard in organic agriculture is to be certified as Biodynamic® by Demeter USA, and King Estate Winery in Eugene, Ore., is now officially "in conversion" to Biodynamic status.

04/29/16

A last minute change in state law could stop a West Knoxville liquor store and others like it from blocking grocery stores that want to put wine on the shelves

04/29/16

the large grocery chains could choose the communities in which they'd like to sell liquor. But the law would apply equally to local "mom and pop" liquor stores - if they wanted to expand and open other stores, they'd be free to do so

04/29/16

British businessman Martin Krajewski, who a few months ago sold Château de Sours in Bordeaux to Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, has signed a deal to buy a wine estate in Pomerol

04/29/16

International vintner Alejandro P. Bulgheroni will soon start work on a renovation project for his new winery, Alejandro Bulgheroni Estate at 500 Meadowood Lane in Saint Helena.

04/29/16

Three years ago, Marcus Notaro made the jump from Col Solare to Stag's Leap - all without changing employers. Both wineries are co-owned by Ste. Michelle Wine Estates in Woodinville, Wash., and Marchesi Antinori in Florence, Italy

04/29/16

For David Bowie, Terry Wogan and Ronnie Corbett, read Louis Latour, Paul Pontallier and Etienne Hugel. Maybe not in that order. But either way, 2016 has been as cruel a year in the wine community as it has in the wider world

04/29/16

So what does the future look like for Freixenet in the UK?

04/29/16

Demand for New Zealand's flagship wine is starting to dwindle in overseas markets as winemakers continue to rely on one variety from one region, a wine analyst says

04/29/16

"eBay is offering a fresh, modern way to find the perfect bottle," Alyssa Steele, DMM of Home and Garden at eBay, said in a release announcing the launch