The increase came despite a small - 100 acres - decrease in the amount of land planted in wine grapes. But, while the acreage devoted to wine grapes dipped to 20,400, overall yields were better and there were fewer unharvested acres
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is revising its regulations to require the disclosure of the presence of cochineal extract and carmine on the labels of any alcohol beverage product containing one or both of these color additives
In the first days of the wine-intensive version offered in partnership with Napa Valley Vintners, students mapped themselves against the global supply chain, identified what business, leadership and execution skills are necessary, learned about their leadership styles, identified metrics for their collective success, and even played out a Napa v. Sonoma "family feud" to identify what factors contribute to a leader's credibility, which leads to trust, a key success factor in the best companies.
In 2009, the wine brand began sponsorships with NASCAR tracks around the country (it's not an official NASCAR sponsor) centered on offering sampling events, and it's been expanding the initiative each year
A high-profile bill that would allow Connecticut package stores to sell alcohol on Sundays and some retailers to offer a limited discount each month has passed its second committee vote in the state legislature
The Meliens have planted the berry blue, indigo yum and borealis haskcap varieties. They hope to have produced their first wines by this fall, producing both table wines and dessert wines, and selling them from the farm gate, instead of relying on the LCBO.