Terrabella Wineries Ltd., of Summerland, B.C., announces it has completed the purchase of an 18-acre vineyard property in West Kelowna, B.C. This marks the company's second acquisition in their process of obtaining existing wineries and building new wineries in B.C. with the intention of creating quality brands for wine consumers.
The Red Mountain AVA Master Site Plan -- in the works for about eight years -- describes "a place of beauty where wineries lie within a sea of vineyards against the backdrop of Red Mountain," and lays out a framework for managing future development.
A recent study conducted by the N.C. Division of Tourism and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, found that 80 percent of winery customers are visitors outside the community, but 70 percent of them live within the state.
Chilean company Tonelería Nacional Cooperage has developed a new project -- the Natinga project -- that aims to help the viticulture industry defend itself against one of the most powerful contaminants to wine.
The Viaggio Estate and Winery's request to open an agricultural market and deli was denied by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, ending a months-long debate between the winery and the San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation, which opposes prepared food services on farmland.
Crimson Wine Group (CWG), a California-based company that owns and operates boutique, estate-based wineries, has introduced the inaugural vintage of Double Canyon wine brand - Double Canyon Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon.
The startling announcement that as many as 200 Beaujolais producers may soon go out of business brought a stark emphasis to just how little wine was produced in some classic regions of Europe last year.
Mira Winery, based in Napa Valley, will be the first American winery to experiment with aging wine in the ocean when divers place four cases of 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon in specially designed cages in Charleston Harbor.
"The Arizona Wine Growers Association has experienced a 27 percent increase in total revenues and membership with 45 master growers and 18 growers in-development. The 2013 vintage was large and there is much anticipation for the wine it will produce."
Ascendant Spirits, Inc., founded by Steve Gertman and family, opens its distillery's doors to the public for tours and tastings on Saturday and Sunday, March 2nd and 3rd, at 37 Industrial Way, Suite 103, in Buellton, just off Highway 101.
Indiana's ban on Sunday retail alcohol sales will likely continue for at least another year after a legislative committee leader said Wednesday he didn't plan on holding a vote on a bill lifting the prohibition.
That's the message from the bubbles industry's latest figures, which indicate champagne sales are going flat while more affordable upstarts like prosecco continue to fizz thanks to a trend towards everyday indulgence.