Amazon.com recently announced that wine delivery is available to customers in South Carolina and Colorado. Officially launched in November, Amazon Wine helps customers in 15 states and Washington, DC, with their wine selections
Diageo will spend around £100m refocusing its global supply and procurement operations to reflect acquisitions in key emerging markets, but says the streamlining operation will probably mean job losses.
Imagine a year in which the San Francisco Giants don't look that great, but to everyone's surprise, they clinch their division, make it to the World Series - and win. Imagine that in the very same year the 49ers look pathetic then somehow get better, win their league and finally make it to the Super Bowl - and almost win.
Texas Tempranillo has now garnered gold medals, including one at the prestigious San Francisco International Wine Competition, and many regional winemakers are predicting it will become the state's best-known winegrape.
This Passport for Learning Block Grant is in addition to Corbett's proposed $90 million increase in the upcoming budget's Basic Education Funding line item. This year's proposed $5.5 billion state investment in education is the highest in state history.
Peter Faricy, vice president, general manager for Amazon Marketplace, will sit down with Wine Business Monthly's editor Cyril Penn for a discussion about how Central Coast wineries can take advantage of the new Amazon Wine platform at WiVi Central Coast 2013.
While Western Australian winemakers have been sweltering in soaring heats, Margaret River winemaker Clive Otto from Fraser Gallop Estate has been working in freezing temperatures to create his own 'ice wine'.
A 'stupendous' selection of Vega Sicilia wines shipped direct from the legendary producer's cellars is to be auctioned by Sotheby's in Hong Kong early next month.
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A grapegrower near Calistoga is suing a winery for allegedly breaching a three-year contract and refusing to accept and pay for grapes valued at up to $194,000, according to court documents filed in Napa County Superior Court.
Several Knoxville liquor store owners said they aren't interested in negotiating with proponents of a bill that allows voters to decide whether grocery stores will sell wine through a referendum because they feel the compromises aren't fair to small businesses.
In 1976, a foreign correspondent for Time magazine got roped into covering a wine tasting in Paris because he didn't have anything better to do. None of the other prominent journalists or critics on the media list bothered to show up for the event, because the premise sounded so preposterous.
Among the winning beer makers are Anheuser-Busch InBev, Molson Coors, SABMiller, Heineken and Foster's Group. Wine and spirits makers like Diageo PLC , Beam Inc., Brown-Forman, Pernod Ricard, and Bacardi are expected to benefit as well.
Vine planting rights were set to be phased out by 2018 at the latest under a 2008 agreement to allow the EU to tap into new markets in China and India. But a deal struck between wine representatives, national experts and the Commission at the high-level group last December said regulation was necessary after 2015 to safeguard the quality of European wine.
Philanthropists Dr. Mick Dragoo and his wife, Mary, who formerly owned a winery in Napa, have pledged $5 million to the UCLA School of Dentistry to establish the Mick and Mary Dragoo Periodontal and Implant Clinical Research and Patient Care Center.
Agavé Garden (agavegarden.com) is not grape wine, but it is fermented in local wine country and shipped in wine bottles. It's not distilled like tequila, but it is made from organic syrup of Agavé tequilana weber, or blue agave. This "fine agavé wine" is the work of custom vintner Owl Ridge Wine Services of Sebastopol.