Wine Business Wine Industry News Media Kit Wine Industry Publications Contact Us Wine Industry Blogs Wine Industry Classifieds Wine Industry Events Wine News Archives Wine People News Vineyard Weather Wine Jobs
search news archive
  SEARCH NEWS
Search by Keyword:
Browse By Day:
Apr 18   Apr 17   Apr 16   Apr 15   Apr 14   Apr 11   Apr 10   Apr 09   Apr 08   Apr 07  
  Daily News for Thursday, February 28th
Date
02/28/13
Gallo launches 5.5% low alcohol white in the UK

Californian wine giant Gallo has responded to the recent trend in the UK for lower alcohol wines with a 5.5% abv "Summer White" and a 9% abv Barefoot Pink Moscato.

02/28/13
Treasury Wine Profit Exceeds Estimates on Higher Asian Sales
Net income rose 31 percent to A$52 million ($53 million) in the six months ended December from A$40 million a year earlier, the Melbourne-based company said in a regulatory statement.
02/28/13
Treasury Wine Estates buying premium vineyards
TREASURY Wine Estates has been buying premium vineyards in South Australia and the Napa Valley in line with a desire to grow its high-end business.
02/28/13
PR: Domaine Chandon Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Napa Valley sparkling wine producer commemorates four decades - setting the stage for the future
02/28/13
PD EDITORIAL: A better way to preserve a ranch
Want to stop a project from being built? Go buy the property.
02/28/13
B.C. Considers New Winegrape Varieties
If approved, AlbariƱo and Verdejo would be eligible for Canadian VQA designation.
02/28/13
Mandela Family Launches Line of Wines in United States
Newly introduced to America, House of Mandela wines will promote Fair Trade and worker education, health and empowerment
02/28/13
Is Malbec Washington's next big grape? Unlikely
Last year in Washington, wineries crushed 1,800 tons of the red Bordeaux variety, putting it on a strong trajectory since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began measuring its production in 2007
02/28/13
Elkton Oregon - Coastal Cool in Southern Oregon
Planted in 1972 the Black Oak Vineyard dates back to the modern start of Elkton Oregon Pinot Noir. Photo Rivers Edge Winery
02/28/13
New website launched for San Luis Obispo wine country
SLO Vintners Association recently changed it's name to the SLO Wine Country Association and launched the website Tuesday in conjunction with that change.
02/28/13
Russian River Valley Winegrowers Announce New Officers and Board Members for 2013
Russian River Valley Winegrowers, an educational and marketing association of grape growers, wineries, and commercial members associated with the Russian River Valley announced their board election results for 2013.
02/28/13
Napa Wine Label Printers Tapp, Franklin Join Forces
Tapp Label Technologies Inc., a printer of wine and spirits labels from plants in Napa and Canada, said it acquired Ben Franklin Press & Label Co. of Napa.
02/28/13
Is Rupert Murdoch Buying a $30M Bel-Air Winery?
A story in the News Corp.-owned Wall Street Journal drew the mogul's attention to the 13-acre Moraga Vineyards.
02/28/13
New Jersey winemaking family honors tradition
In a modern world full of flash-in-the-pans, Badia a Coltibuono stands out for its history, tradition and authentic Chianti Classico wines.
02/28/13
Technomic Reveals Adult Beverage Industry Growth Drivers
With sales approaching a record $200 billion, the adult beverage industry continued on its growth path in 2012 despite a challenging economic environment.
02/28/13
Wine Australia to conduct online wine research project in UK
Wine Australia, a government agency responsible for providing strategic support to the wine industry, is to conduct a new research project on the UK online wine market to create opportunities for Australian wine producers to expand business in the UK.
02/28/13
WSTA supports Tax Payers' Alliance call to end Alcohol Duty Escalator
The Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA), a UK-based organization representing over 340 companies producing, importing, transporting and selling wines and spirits, has supported the Tax Payers' Alliance (TPA) demand to end the alcohol tax rises on the British pub.
02/28/13
Video and review of Enotria annual tasting
Enotria's annual trade tasting on Tuesday took the theme of 'discovery' and so it was off to the Saatchi Gallery in King's Road, London.
02/28/13
Wine Intelligence to host two seminars at ProWein
Wine Intelligence is to hold two seminars at this year's ProWein, which will look at new emerging wine markets and wine tourism.
02/28/13
Make diversity Chile's calling card, urge producers
A diversity of varieties, styles and soils are Chile's greatest asset, but it must work harder to relay that message to consumers, according to leading producers.
02/28/13
Wine Beauty series to air in China
Wine Beauty, Mainland China's first TV drama about sommeliers and wine production, will finish filming next month.
02/28/13
UK drinkers underestimating consumption
As many as three quarters of people in the UK are underestimating the amount they drink according to a new study.
02/28/13
'Cambalache' shakes up Argentina tasting
Wines of Argentina is looking to broaden perceptions about the country's wine and culture, while attracting a younger audience with the launch of a new consumer event format this Spring.
02/28/13
AdVini buys Le Clos des Paulilles in Rousillon
AdVini-owned Maison Cazes has acquired Le Clos des Paulilles, the largest estate in the Collioure and Banyuls appellations.
02/28/13
WA: Anelare a small winery with big plans
When Anelare launched six years ago in the heart of Washington wine country, owners Kahryn and Forrest Alexander and Jim and Cindy Campbell envisioned a winery that would sell all of its releases directly to wine club members.
02/28/13
Wine Buzz: New world markets for Lodi wines
Lodi's wine business community has increasingly sought trade partners with foreign countries, especially such rapidly growing markets as China and Hong Kong.
02/28/13
Russian Wine Inspectors May Withdraw Over Saakashvili Remarks
The Russian consumer protection agency Rospotrebnadzor may withdraw its inspectors from Georgia because of the Georgian president's statements criticizing their work.
02/28/13
Charleston Wine and Food Festival continues to grow as Lowcountry makes its mark on culinary world
The Charleston Wine and Food Festival, a four-day event that begins Thursday and is expected to attract some of the country's top culinary talent-more than 24,000 foodies and wine enthusiasts to the Holy City- was originally organized from a single room in director Angel Postell's house.
02/28/13
Visual Based Purchasing System for Wine Brands to See North American Launch at Vancouver International Wine Festival
SLYCE Commerce, an innovation in visual based purchasing, designed to help wine brands sell more products, in more places, more rapidly, is due for its North American launch at the International Wine Congress in Vancouver, BC, February 26-28, 2013.
02/28/13
China allowing sale of tiger bone wine
China is allowing the sale of tonic wine made using tiger bones, despite the fact that the practice has been illegal in the country since 1993.
02/28/13
Woolworths circles collapsed Barossa Valley winery
Woolworths Ltd is circling a collapsed Barossa Valley winery in a move expected to anger local groups who fear of the supermarket giant's growing market power, according to The Australian Financial Review.
02/28/13
California Chardonnay Entering Its Golden Age?
I find the quality level overall of what I'm tasting from many producers is much better than it was only a couple of years ago.
02/28/13
AU: Better prices for shiraz grapes
Treasury Wine Estate, Qualia Wines and Orlando Wines will pay growers about $25 to $35 per tonne more for shiraz grapes. Chief executive of Murray Valley Winegrowers, Mark Mackenzie, says it could generate up to $1.5 million for growers in the region.
02/28/13
Alcohol consumption boosts cancer death risk, study says
The study, published earlier this month in the American Journal of Public Health, offered the first comprehensive update in decades to the role alcohol plays in deaths from cancer.
02/28/13
Sonoma business confidence highest in six years
Executives of Sonoma County businesses are more confident about the current and near-term future prospects for the local economy than 2006, when the local economy started slowing, and are even more positive about their own industries, according to report released today.
02/28/13
Deal protects Sonoma forest from vineyard project
Conservation groups are hailing an agreement to buy and protect nearly 20,000 acres of timberland from expanding vineyards near the Sonoma County coast.
02/28/13
Central Valley Project slashes projected water deliveries
Some farmers on the west side of the Central Valley might be growing more dust than crops this year as the federal Central Valley Project slashes water deliveries to agricultural customers south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
02/28/13
Winery planned for Oakville equestrian site
two acres of cabernet grapes, plus some chardonnay, and a permit for a 10,000 gallon winery ...
02/28/13
Winemaker plays down 'Chateau Beckham' plan
Winemaker Francis Lamblin says nothing has been agreed with French football giants Paris Saint-Germain on personalised wine labels for its football stars, such as David Beckham.
02/28/13
California Chardonnay Entering Its Golden Age?
I attended the third annual In Pursuit of Balance tasting
02/28/13
PR: MommyJuice Wines Partners with Family Giving Tree to Provide School Supplies to Children in Need
MommyJuice Wines and Family Giving Tree announced a partnership that will support Family Giving Tree's mission to provide backpacks full of school supplies to children in need.
 FREE DAILY NEWS EMAIL
FREE Wine Business Daily News delivers the industry's top stories emailed to you from our editorial team.
most popular news postings
 MOST POPULAR DAILY NEWS POSTINGS
News links most frequently
visited by winebusiness.com users
LAST 24 HRSLAST 7 DAYSLAST 30 DAYS