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09/25/12

Respondents to annual WIFS survey report shortage of vineyard labor, shaky rebound of high-priced wines

09/25/12

Comprehensive Report Shows Direct-To-Consumer Wine Shipments Critical to Winery Success; Account for 8.6% of Total American Wine Retail Sales

09/25/12

Texas-based distributor Glazer's Inc. has formed a joint venture with USVI-based Premier Wines and Spirits to distribute beer, wine and spirits in the U.S. Virgin Islands

09/25/12

After Jean-Luc Thunevin received the letter informing him his Chateau Valandraud had been elevated to Saint-Emilion premier grand cru classe B, he celebrated by opening many bottles of Dom Ruinart champagne

09/25/12

In the early 2000s, Lucas was instrumental in the formation of the original Lodi Vintners group. The group organized weekend passport events and collaborated on some of the original marketing that began to put Lodi on the map

09/25/12

Block has extensive experience with wine industry channel management, distributor relations and sales strategy implementation

09/25/12

Visit Napa Valley's CEO, Clay Gregory, remarks, "Adding such talented sales leadership will be a tremendous asset to our already talented and quickly growing team."

09/25/12

Ramona Red: Sangiovese Merlot Blend will be available at retailers nationwide when it begins shipping in October at a suggested retail of $14.99.

09/25/12

To help winemakers determine the best caps for their wine bottles, researchers at the University of California, Davis, are studying the performance - specifically the variability - within different types of closures.

09/25/12

Drinking a Bordeaux wine from a `'chateau" is as French as swigging Kentucky bourbon is American.

09/25/12

This year's wine grape crop from upstate New York is high in quality with a bit less quantity.

09/25/12

Robert Mondavi was to California wine what Julia Child was to French food in the United States. He turned on generations of thirsty North Americans to the possibilities wine has to offer.

09/25/12

So who would have thought there was a connection between making movies and making wine. And no, I'm not talking about "Sideways." But think about it -- in entertainment, you need a great script. In wine, you need a great vineyard.

09/25/12

In recent years, younger generations have taken over the family farms and begun experimenting with wine grape varietals. While the yield can be more profitable, the arduous and artistic process is all the more intensive and comes with a higher risk factor.

09/25/12

If a lot can happen over coffee, a lot more can happen over a chat as Swedish sommelier Cecilia Oldne discovered after striking up a conversation with the owner of one of India's largest vineyards eight years ago.

09/25/12

Province still finding its place in the wine world

09/25/12

Everyone is talking about Ontario wine these days, in restaurants, around the office coolers, in the hot tubs. And yes, especially on Twitter. Here are a few to follow:

09/25/12

Guided by the principle that biodynamic practictioners must adapt to the needs of their land and surrounding environment, Querciabella has become a fertile arena for some of the most pioneering experimentation in biodynamic agriculture since the early 20th century.

09/25/12

Growers say the warm early spring followed by a cold spell and a dry summer took a toll on the overall yield, but that the grapes that made it through are in good shape.

09/25/12

Weather limits harvest, but result will be sweet

09/25/12

more than a million tapas-sized dishes are served

09/25/12

Europe is in the midst of another crisis: not debt, but grapes

09/25/12

Photographs don't do justice to the rugged, staggering beauty of the Priorat region of Catalonia, in northeastern Spain. The landscape is so steep and rocky that it's a wonder that wine can be made there at all, much less world-class wine

09/25/12

The month's top lots included six magnums of Romanee Conti Domaine de la Romanee Conti 1997 Burgundy, which fetched HK$915,000 ($118,000) at a Zachys Hong Kong sale on Sept. 7.

09/25/12

Previously a no-go for the nation's wine buffs, latest research from Mintel finds that screw tops, boxes and pouches are being seen as increasingly credible options among Britain's wine users

09/25/12

The 'Action to Accelerate Recycling' initiative, which includes the design and launch of new global recycling programs, is expected to generate awareness, create incentives and provide recycling access and infrastructure to increase recycling of aluminum, plastic, glass and paper in the US.