More than 125 members and supporters of the Monterey County Vintners and Growers Association (MCVGA) attended the Annual Member Luncheon to provide input and gather understanding of the organization's new direction.
Registration is open for the 11th Annual Pinot Noir Summit, March 16, at The Presidio. Many events focus on Pinot Noir, but what sets the Pinot Noir Summit apart is the process that precedes it, and the way it presents Pinots to consumers.
The city of Düsseldorf, Germany rolls out the red carpet for visitors to ProWein, International Trade Fair Wines and Spirits, which takes place March 24-26, 2013. For attendees from America, here are some tips on attending the event.
France-based businessman and vineyard owner Jacky Lorenzetti has expanded his wine portfolio with the purchase of 50 percent stake in Chateau d'Issan, a 17-century property in the Margaux appellation, from The Cruse family.
The Real Wine Fair between March 17-18 at London's Tobacco Dock will offer visitors the chance to sample a wide range of artistan food products and eat in pop up bars and restaurants as well as taste and buy hundreds of natural wines.
Underage students interested in pursuing careers in the wine industry may benefit from a bill that would allow those under age 21 (but older than 18) to taste small amounts of alcohol as part of a wine, beer or culinary program.
"The program is targeted to winery principals who are building the value of their brands for eventual sale or legacy to the next generation," said Ray Johnson, director of Sonoma State's Wine Business Institute.
Small UK Business, WineWeaver, discusses the benefits to their original wine aeration invention following new initiatives from RBS to assist entrepreneurs and promote increased business to business interaction.
Allied Grape Growers President Nat DiBuduo predicts California wine grape prices will likely remain strong this year, but should stabilize after two years of price surges tied to global crop shortages.
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario has been violating the privacy of people who belong to wine, beer or spirit clubs by tracking their consumption habits, according to the province's Information and Privacy Commissioner.
A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), found Canadians drink more than 50 per cent above the global average. And it's no time to be imbibing - alcohol is now the third leading cause of the global burden of disease and injury.
Time was, beer came in one size: whether bottle or can, the stuff inside measured a reliable 12 ounces. But walk into a craft-beer store these days and you'll see shelf after shelf taken over by giants: 22-ounce "bombers," 750-milliliter wine bottles, even three-liter jeroboams.