The rejection of a local product is among the many hurdles Utah winemakers say they face in trying to doing business in a state that, at best, is ambivalent about their industry and, at worst, downright hostile toward it.
Agriculture growers have signed off on the major elements of a new program to bring farm workers to the U.S., a key senator said Thursday, moving a major immigration bill a step closer to passage. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said the growers have agreed on wages and numbers of visas in the new program, which would allow tens of thousands of farm workers into the country
For the first release of Seven Falls, Gore and his team made more than 50,000 cases of wine at Columbia Crest in Paterson. He made Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from the 2010 vintage and Chardonnay from 2011. The wines are sold primarily at restaurants in Washington and Oregon and online at www.sevenfallswine.com.
Consumers no longer need to worry about how heat will affect their precious wine order from their favorite winery, nor will they have to rely on others to coordinate and sign for their shipments in the instance they're not home when an attempted delivery is made."
The 57-room, four-star resort with two restaurants was put up for sale in December by Bernardus Pon, who developed a winery there in 1989 and built the upscale lodge in 1999, said general manager Michael Oprish.
When author Jared Diamond speaks next weekend at the "Eat, Drink and Be Green" Earth Day celebration at Iron Horse winery, he'll be surrounded by spring chardonnay releases from local wineries, a roast pig, live music and 3-D printer demonstrations.
Pernod Ricard USA has selected Major Brands, a Missouri-based distributor of premium beer, wine, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages, to distribute its full line of wine and spirits brands in Missouri, US.
First Drinks is planning to launch limited-edition packs of Grant's Scotch whisky and Three Barrels brandy, complete with free branded glass, exclusively to the convenience, specialist and wholesale channels.
In areas up and down California's central coast, winemakers brag about the benefits of growing in soils with decomposing shale. However, this shale also contains 15 billion gallons of oil in the Monterey region alone. Using the land in the central coast for fracking, could drastically affect the profitable wine industry.
Erica's last post was at Freixenet USA, where she was the Trade Marketing Director, overseeing regional sales programs, POS, brand positioning and overall brand planning and execution for their core brands.
In addition to using the grapes for our own brand of wine, about 65 wine producers buy Camp 4 grapes, with a total annual harvest of about 1,000 tons. The late actor and winemaker Fess Parker started the vineyard.
Producers of fine wines are not getting their share of lucrative wine-by-the-glass programs in up-scale restaurants and hotels, contend Sunny Fraser and David Gordon. The Miami-based couple challenges that shortfall with "The Vini," a sleek, screwcapped glass tube that delivers a 187ml serving.
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. (TWE), the world's second-largest listed wine company, is seeking out vineyards in cooler regions in preference to ones in warmer areas as climate change starts to shift growing seasons.
Growing conditions in 2012 were capricious. Flowering was late, there was too much rain in the spring and the summer was very dry. A late heat wave in August allowed the grapes to ripen evenly so by mid-September things were looking up. Then came the rain.
How often have we heard "Napa Valley is red wine territory," or more specifically that it's "cabernet country"? I guess on the surface most would agree that both are true, but digging a little deeper we find a far more diverse story.