St. Louis-based wine distributor Garco Wine Co. has filed suit against Victor, N.Y.-based Constellation Brands, alleging Constellation wrongfully terminated its franchise relationship with Garco without good cause.
With June 18 marking what would have been the 100th birthday of Robert Mondavi, country singer and songwriter Martina McBride will begin the series with a performance that celebrates Robert Mondavi's contributions to the wine industry.
Additionally, owners Yannick and Susan Rousseau are getting ready to release their fifth vintage of Colombard, and they have now moved into their own winemaking facility in Napa. The facility includes a tasting room modeled in the style of the French countryside.
This year, over 460 Pinot Noirs from growing regions spanning the globe were submitted and ran the gauntlet through 3 months of blind tasting and evaluation by the Affairs of the Vine judging panel comprised of 40 wine experts.
LVMH's alcoholic drinks division has reported a 7 percent organic revenue growth in the first quarter of this year, more than the group's increases for fashion, cosmetics and watches over the same period.
Ireland's first purpose-built distillery for over 200 years - the Dingle Whiskey Distillery - is celebrating its inauguration by offering its first 500 casks of 'Founding Fathers' single malt to investors.
If you ask Santa Cruz Mountains winemakers who of their peers they recommend, Jeff Emery's name is the one spoken over and over. The Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard proprietor has a long history making cellar-worthy pinot noir but also boldly experiments with little-known varietals to much success.
The fight is in its early stages. Legislation was proposed by delegate Benjamin Barnes, who represents both Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties, that calls for the creation of licenses for chains.
Those attending the Verde Valley Wine Symposium Saturday were given a little history lesson by a couple of pioneers of the business. R.W. "Bob" Webb founded Arizona's first winery and Gordon Dutt secured the third license in the state.