Hannah Nicole Vineyards and Winery's co-founder announced this week that a Concord-based corporation has bought its vineyards, wine production facility, tasting room and event center after making a "very compelling offer."
Wayne E. Chaplin, president and chief operating officer, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc., -the country's leading wine and spirits distributor-announced today that Southern has signed long-term distribution agreements with Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) in Colorado and Indiana.
Women are encouraged to submit a toast about their friendships explaining why their group of friends should be chosen to win the ultimate girls getaway to the Korbel Winery in Sonoma County, California.
To explore the ways purchasing decisions vary across different groups, Nation's Restaurant News canvassed six experts in the fields of consumer behavior, branding, foodservice and demographic trends for their insights into the mind of today's consumer.
The buzz at the Spring 2013 round of Specialist Importers Trade Tastings (SITT) in London and Manchester confirmed the trade's appetite for more focused events, reflecting the ever-increasing popularity of tailored tastings aimed at the independent sector of the market.
Among other things, the report, "Hidden in Plain Sight: China's Clandestine Tiger Trade," alleges that the government is allowing the use of captive-bred tiger bones for tonic wines thought to have medicinal properties.
Savor Idaho, billed as the state's premier wine and food event, is celebrating its five-year anniversary this year. Hosted by the Idaho Wine Commission, Savor Idaho will be held on Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise.
But while many are happy drinking the New World expression (and why not? it is often exquisite), those wanting to explore wines with a little more delicacy and complexity should look no further than the vineyards of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé.
The winery will continue their regular working hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and will resume their tours from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The wine bar will also bring back their tasting sessions on weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Greg Nishioka said he is not resigning as administrator of the Honolulu Liquor Commission even though he gave up his 28-year legal career as an attorney and admitted to nearly 50 ethics violations in his law practice.
Sometimes it pays to let consumers know about the grape variety/ies behind an appellation. Nowhere is this truer than for Cahors. The southern French wine region continues to chalk up points in export markets due to the unfailing popularity of the Malbec varietal, particularly in countries such as the United States.
The wine shipments going out of Lodi's Woodbridge Winery on Feb. 14 were a first of their kind. The 3,500 cases were off to Brazil, marking the debut of Lodi wines in this large South American country, which drinks relatively little wine
The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in the United States for the first time since 2007.
When Anelare launched six years ago in the heart of Washington wine country, owners Kathryn and Forrest Alexander and Jim and Cindy Campbell envisioned a winery that would sell all of its releases directly to wine club members