Having lost a series of legal rulings in court, Napa County has turned to lobbying in Washington, D.C., in its ongoing dispute with the Mishewal Wappo tribe of Alexander Valley, which aims to regain federal recognition.
Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines has released a new wine brand - which consists of four wines: Pinot Grigio, Pink Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and Moscato - with grand opening event 'Coast to Coast Ladies' Night Out' for women from New York, Chicago and Los Angeles on Nov. 15, 2012.
Jackson Family Wines announced a deal Thursday to buy the sprawling Russian River Valley ranch owned by Saralee and Richard Kunde, who hosted some of the region's most popular fundraisers among their vineyards and helped raise millions of dollars for the agriculture community.
Talon Wine Brands, which includes St. Kathryn Cellars, Talon Winery and Meadery of the Rockies, recently won 21 medals - 10 gold, five silver and six bronze - at the 2012 Denver International Wine Competition held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Denver.
In China, where people are quickly gaining a deeper appreciation for wine, most still associate a cork with value. Presenting a bottle of wine with a screw cap could be perceived as cheap and inelegant.
An investment of $160,000 will support the Canadian Vintners Association's ongoing international market development and trade efforts to increase the awareness of the value, quality, and diversity of Canadian wines.
Canadian wine exports have increased steadily over the past few years - from $19-million in 2009, to close to $38-million in 2011. A large part of that bump in sales is due to the emergence of a vibrant Asian market, and its appetite for Canadian icewine.