Antonio Galloni, a leading wine reviewer for Robert M. Parker Jr.'s The Wine Advocate, one of the world's most influential wine guides, will depart the publication to start his own wine enterprise, which he said would begin to roll out on the Internet in March
Australia's [yellow tail], the #1 imported wine brand in the U.S.A., is tapping into the hottest wine trends with the February introduction of Sweet White Roo, Big Bold Red and Pink Moscato, announced exclusive marketer, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits.
Hallgarten Druitt, a UK-based distributor of wines, has added French producer Gerard Bertrand to its wine portfolio. Gerard will roll out 25 of its wines, which will be showcased at Hallgarten's annual tasting events.
A new bill 'The Florida Wine Canister Act', filed by Senator Wilton Simpson and Representative Frank Artiles, will allow Florida distributors and manufacturers to sell wine in kegs or large containers to businesses.
Thousand-pound bottles of Domaine de la Romanee Conti, as well as Chateau Margaux, Cheval Blanc, Cos d'Estournel and other fine wines were served last year at official functions, according to a statement released by the Foreign Office last week.
Chef Salad is taking a detour this week and next, interviewing four of the country's leading beverage industry experts, all of whom will be speakers at seminars held at the Hotel Valley Ho for the second annual Arizona Cocktail Week, February 16-22.
In follow-up to their May 2012 announcement-combined with the recent conclusion of their JV with Frederick P. Winner, Ltd. (Winner) and the current opening of the new, dedicated facility in Baltimore-Southern will now exclusively manage their wine and spirits sales, marketing and administrative functions.
In the highly competitive wine industry you have to find new customers wherever you can. For Marlborough winemaker Allan Scott that means welcoming Americans from visiting cruise ships to his winery one day and flying to Vietnam to meet new customers the next.
"The third quarter remains our strongest period of the year due to seasonal sales and we were very pleased to generate a solid 4.2 percent predominantly organic growth in sales for the quarter compared to last year," commented John Peller, president and CEO.
The Department of Agriculture projected in a report Monday that net farm income in the U.S. will reach $128.2 billion in 2013-the highest since 1973 when adjusted for inflation and the highest on record on a non-adjusted basis.
Bacardi Bottling Corp. was cited with 12 safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after the August death of a temporary worker on his first day on the job at its Jacksonville facility.