Some Napa Valley wine industry groups continue to disagree about how Napa County should apply and enforce its 23-year-old Winery Definition Ordinance, particularly on how older wineries should prove their compliance when they want to expand
"Napa Winery Inn is a great fit for our guests who prefer authentic hotels that reflect the local character of the destination," said Michael Murphy, senior vice president of upscale brands at Choice Hotels.
In honor of owner Miljenko Grgich's 90th birthday, Grgich Hills Estate invites everyone 21 and older to participate in a birthday cake decorating contest for a chance to win a trip to Napa Valley and celebrate 90 years of accomplishments with Grgich, a Vintners Hall of Fame inductee.
In the study, a hydro-ethanolic mixture was extracted from winery sludge and two phenolic-rich samples (a concentrated and a diluted) were processed with different membranes and transmembrane pressures (TMPs) in a cross-flow UF apparatus, under constant temperature and circulation flux.
The rural board of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen voted last week to send Tinhorn Creek Vineyards' non-farm use application to the Agricultural Land Commission with a request that its restaurant be allowed to serve all kinds of B.C.-made booze, not just wine.
Nothing shows off an industry like a totally sold out trade show weeks before the event. The "Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association" convenes in San Marcos through Saturday with record-breaking attendance and booked hotels.
he Harper Government is helping a British Columbia winery innovate to increase its competitiveness. Member of Parliament Dan Albas (Okanagan-Coquihalla) today announced an investment for Stoneboat Vineyards to purchase and install new wine processing equipment at its facility in Oliver, British Columbia.
Alcohol Justice, a California-based non-profit advocacy, research and policy organization, has supported the initiative taken by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in forcing Phusion Projects to put labels on its alcopop drink Four Loko.
A new study published in the April 2013 issue of the American Journal of Public Health shows that about 20,000 cancer deaths in the U.S. a year -- about 3.5 percent of all cancer-related deaths -- are caused by alcohol consumption.
Fitch Ratings has placed its ratings on Constellation Brands Inc. on watch for a possible downgrade, noting that the wine and spirits maker's sweetened $4.75 billion bid to buy the U.S. assets of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo will increase its leverage.
Accolade Wines has issued a High Court writ against Cath Kidston for an alleged infringement of copyright after it used a cartoon deer, similar to Babycham's leaping, ribbon-clad mascot, on its Christmas 2012 homeware range.
The Australian wine industry is losing ground to other wine producing countries because it doesn't have its own wine trade fair, according to Chuck Hayward, one of North America's leading authorities on Australian wine.
Fishermen and fishery officials will meet in Santa Rosa on Feb. 28 to hear about the 2012 salmon returns. We'll learn how many salmon returned to spawn in California rivers and streams, including how many were young fish, a primary factor used to predict the 2013 number of salmon
Up at WineSpectator.com for Presidents' Day, a story called "Red Wine, White House" by Ben O'Donnell details how Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan and their successors "helped propel American wine to the top of the world."