Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, owners of Summerland's Okanagan Crush Pad (OCP), British Columbia's premier custom-crush winery facility, announce that Matt Dumayne has joined the team as associate winemaker, effective immediately.
The good work of Daffy's captured the attention of Barefoot Wine. Daffy's, one of seven nonprofits across the country being celebrated by the winemaker, graces the label of the winemaker's new Impression Red Blend wine label.
House of Mandela has a two-tier line. The Royal Reserve collection includes Fairview shiraz, Hartenberg cabernet sauvignon, Thelema chardonnay plus nonvintage and vintage sparkling wines made by Villiera.
Plus, a new study indicates couples that drink together stay together, Texas gets a luxury car-and-wine dealership, and Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman is named honorary chair of the 2013 Auction of Washington Wines
The James Beard-nominated chef Jonathon Sawyer continues to push the envelope at his flagship restaurant The Greenhouse Tavern. His latest gambit: a wine-on-draft system. Filled through the Gotham Project, the draft wine system is just one more way the Greenhouse is staying "green."
Over the last few decades, public awareness over the hazards of exposure to pesticides has increased considerably. However, new research published by French environmental organisation 'Générations Futures' shows that there is still a chasm between public objectives and the reality out in the field
Over the last couple of decades, the popularity of rosé wines has soared to unforeseen heights and growth looks set to continue. Global production of rosé increased by 8 percent in nine years, totalling 23.8 million hectolitres in 2011 compared with 22.1 mhl in just 2002. It now accounts for a significant 9 percent of total still wine production worldwide
Contrary to all expectations following the tragic events of 2011, the Japanese have not stopped drinking wine. In fact, according to the latest figures released by the IWSR this week in Tokyo, wine consumption in Japan surged by 20.21 percent between 2007 and 2011 to 30.64 million 9-litre cases, equivalent to 367.68 million bottles.