France's Chablis region saw its wine exports to the U.S. drop significantly in the worst years of the economic downturn, but by the end of 2012 it had regained that lost volume and more, eclipsing its pre-recession high-water mark in U.S. sales
A newly formed winery organization is among area groups that will share $37,000 in grants to promote tourism in New Jersey. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno announced that the Vintage North Jersey vintners, the Warren County Farmers Fair and the Highlands Tourism Partnership all recently received a cooperative marketing grant.
Under the Wineworks label, Shaps is in the third year of making a bag-in-a-box wine. Currently, three varietals - viognier, chardonnay and cabernet franc - are available at select locations in Richmond.
A few years ago, this civil engineer envisioned a cluster of single-family homes dotting the rolling hills. Today, that vision has grown to include a winery and hospitality center, underground wine caves, an 11-acre public park and an outdoor amphitheater.
The state Senate raised a glass to the idea Thursday, voting unanimously to let wineries, restaurants, grocery stores and wine shops dispense wine in consumer-supplied growlers of up to two gallons. The measure now goes to Gov. John Kitzhaber.
The annual event at Castlemaine Botanical Gardens is expected to draw about 2000 people to sample local produce and the finest wines from across the region. About 21 wineries from the Bendigo region will be showcased on the day, alongside live music and food stalls.
Willamette Valley Vineyards, a leading Oregon producer of Pinot Noir, generated net profits of $1,202,849 or $0.25 per share for 2012, up from $857,755 or $0.18 per share for 2011, representing a $345,094 or 40.2% increase in net profits.
Cuvaison Estate Wines has introduced a new logo, labels, packaging and wines for its Cuvaison wine brand. The new design is inspired by Cuvaison's Tasting Room in Carneros, a contemporary, light-filled space with floor to ceiling windows offering breathtaking, panoramic views of Cuvaison's sustainably farmed estate vineyard.
At the recent Great Northwest Wine Competition staged March 16-17 at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore., wine professionals judged 800 wines from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia. Of these, 267 were white or pink wines - of which 24 won gold medals.
Most recently, Texas wines received three double gold, two gold, 29 silver and 40 bronze medals in the 2013 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition in New York. There were 3,505 wines entered from 20 countries and all 50 states.
The competitors come from 54 countries including Australia, Brazil, Indonesia and Sweden. For three days, they will prove their skills in front of the jury as they combine wines to foods and serve consumers. All of them will have to work in a foreign language.
It's circa 2050 and shoppers are stopping off at Ikea to buy fine wine made in Sweden. A Nordic fantasy? Not according to climate experts who say the Earth's warming phase is already driving a wave of change through the world of wine.
Last week's 37th annual Impact Marketing Seminar included a panel discussion, entitled "Building Brands in a Changing Market," which addressed various topics and issues facing the drinks industry today.
With nearly 2,200 attending, the 2013 convention of the state's wine grape growers set another record. The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers annual meeting was held last month in Kennewick and included over a dozen educational sessions and a sold-out trade show with 169 booths
Women's History Month may be coming to a close, but these women are worth honoring all year round. Wine Enthusiast tapped these superstars of the wine industry to find out what inspired them to pursue their path
Noel Sherr labored in the wine business in New York City for 10 years. He was the general manager of Chambers Street Wines, one of the city's best retailers, and worked for top importers like Polaner Selections and David Bowler Wines