The contribution comes as a result of this year's first-time collaboration between the auction, Washington Wines Festival, and WSU's Celebrate Washington Wine, which culminated in the region's premier charity wine event, held Aug. 16-18, 2012 at Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, Washington.
Thomas Price of Metropolitan Grill got the nod for Sommelier of the Year, Copperleaf Restaurant was named Best Independent Restaurant of the Year, Mackay (El Gaucho) was acknowledged as the Best Restaurant Group and Urbane Seattle was celebrated for producing the Best Event Featuring Washington Wine.
Paul Pender and the winemaking team at Tawse Winery have successfully climbed the ranks to become one of Canada's top producers, thanks in large part to their success with organically-grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that get every measure of winemaking TLC imaginable.
Silicon Valley Bank released its Annual State of the Wine Industry Report. The report captures trends and addresses current issues facing the U.S. wine industry, offering unique data and observations that help wine business owners and managers think critically about their strategies.
Informative new data shows growing acceptance of a variety of wine closures amongst trade and consumers, according to recent qualitative research conducted by Evan Goldstein , MS and Full Circle Wine Solutions.
An estimated 585,000 visitors walked through the complex's doors during the eight-day celebration of agriculture, according to an attendance study. Attendants parked 71,153 cars, up four percent from last year.
The festival weekend, designed to heighten public awareness of the wines grown, produced and bottled locally, will take place April 19-22. The highlight-a grand tasting at the mission-is scheduled for April 20.
The wine industry will improve slowly and steadily in 2013, with sales growth ranging from 4 to 8 percent -- albeit a lower rate of growth than in the previous three years -- according to a new report from Silicon Valley Bank. The wine market will recover, said Rob McMillan, founder of Silicon Valley Bank's wine division based in St. Helena, and author of the report. But, "it won't recover like it did before."
"Mind you, I'm all for diversity in the wine space and when I say I'm excited for the orange wines to die, I don't mean they need to disappear from the planet, nor are they all bad. I do, however, look forward to the faddish / cultish following they've engendered in certain wine circles waning"
He's not a grape geek per se, but local cartoonist Doug Pike knows a hell of a lot more about wine than the average recreational drinker. You might say he makes wine his business, given that he earns a nice chunk of change creating wine-centric cartoons for the likes of The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNBC, McGraw-Hill, The French Wine Society, and Robert Parker's online version of The Wine Advocate.
The Binghams now have more than 220 acres under vine either directly owned or that they manage. They grow 20 different grape varieties for 20 wineries, making theirs one of the largest and most varied vineyard operations in Texas.
During an address today to the American Farm Bureau Federation, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the unlimited potential of rural America, and also challenged rural Americans to embrace a proactive message that highlights this opportunity for the rest of the nation.
As Congress begins discussions on immigration reform, a collection of agricultural employers, including several associations, last week announced the formation of the Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) to ensure America's agrarian operations have access to skilled employees.
The site houses a purpose-built office and 1,000m² warehouse that is designed for optimal logistical efficiency with temperature control systems to keep the warehouse at optimal temperatures of 12 degrees Celsius.
BinWisePlacement is the only product showing publicly available real time wine list placement data on a single dashboard. BinWise collects public data through its restaurant product RealWineLists, and filters it ...