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04/19/13

Fetzer/Concha y Toro, Jackson Family Wines, Foley and others share growth strategies

For most, it was the first exposure to Giancarlo Bianchetti, the Chilean who managed the acquisition of Fetzer Vineyards and now serves as its CEO as well as a director of Viña Concha y Toro

04/19/13

Constellation will become a fully independent beer competitor in the U.S. with perpetual rights for the Modelo brands currently sold by Crown and autonomous control of distribution, marketing, promotion and pricing

04/19/13

Red blends No. 2 in Napa; pinot noir surges in Sonoma

04/19/13

eWinery Solutions, architect of VinSuite, the wine industry's first comprehensive and fully integrated cloud-based business solution, announces the acquisition of Blue Dog Solutions, a company offering digital marketing services

04/19/13

Holthouse brings 33 years of leadership experience in the operations and management of food, wine and spirits facilities to The Ranch Winery team.

04/19/13

Under the new structure, each executive will oversee dedicated areas of business and the state affiliate teams in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nevada and Wisconsin

04/19/13

With the 2012 en primeur campaign underway in Bordeaux, we'll be posting new prices here as they are released

04/19/13

When the Federal Tariffs and Trade Bureau approved the Fort Ross Seaview AVA as a separate and distinct wine growing area, the Bureau described the region as "Coastal Cool". The motto of the Association will be "Coastal Cool, Steep Mountain Vineyards, Above the Pacific Fog"

04/19/13

Exports of higher-priced Australian wine to China and the US are growing, according to new figures - but the industry remains cautious in the face of the strong Australian dollar.

04/19/13

Of all the New York wine educators, there may not be two less likely tutors than Brooklyn-based hip-hop artist Sadat X and his producer, Will Tell

04/19/13

Bear Creek Winery recently announced it now uses only American-made products for its bottling operations. The winery now buys all of its green glass bottles through Bennu Glass in Kalama, Wash.

04/19/13

Madrigal Family Winery is savoring the heady bouquet of fresh cash. Bacchus Capital Management has invested "significant equity growth capital" in the vineyard management company, Amy Or reports.

04/19/13

Vireton Pinot Gris is made from hand-harvested grapes, which are initially pressed and settled for 24 hours and then fermented in stainless steel fermenters alongside Alsatian-style yeasts under temperature controlled conditions.

04/19/13

Trinchero Family Estates, a Napa-Valley based family-owned wines and spirits business, is to unveil its wine brand Bandit in a newly designed Tetra Pack packages in May 2013.

04/19/13

Wines of Argentina claims this week's sell out consumer event, Cambalache, which is bringing together Argentinian wine, food, dance, music and culture over two nights in Dalston, east London, could show the way for how consumer events are held in the future.

04/19/13

Leading trade figures from all sectors of the industry will debate the most efficient way to buy wine for their business as part of the Harpers Debate at next month's London International Wine Fair.

04/19/13

Trail connects four wineries in Washington and Frederick counties and joins five other trails across state

04/19/13

Wine presenter Olly Smith highlighted the "great value" offered by Portuguese wine and the "tremendous opportunity" this offers for consumer satisfaction as he unveiled his 50 Great Portuguese Wines.

04/19/13

First growth Château Mouton Rothschild has released its 2012 with a 33% cut on last year's price.

04/19/13

A fledgling online fragrance company funded by Kickstarter has launched a range of 20 scents including "whiskey" and "gin" cologne and "Pinot" perfume.

04/19/13

Morgen McLaughlin takes over Vintners Association in time for annual bash, this time at Mission Santa Inés.

04/19/13

Climate change warnings tend to focus on the losers, but western Montana would come up a winery winner, according to a new scientific analysis of temperature trends.

04/19/13

The Internet is blossoming into quite the virtual vineyard.

04/19/13

Time is the big enemy of good olive oil, and green is good. Those are two of the takeaways from the largest international competition of extra virgin olive oil ever held in the United States, which took place in New York over the past three days.

04/19/13

The Bordeaux wine marketing board's new managing director, Fabien Bova, takes up his position at a time when exports are spiralling upwards and prices have firmed up considerably. He will still have his work cut out for him though in the home market

04/19/13

Sub-freezing temperatures caused wine grape growers across Washington's Columbia Valley to lose sleep, but it appears they mostly dodged a potentially deadly spring frost bullet.

04/19/13

Two generations of the Fries family mapped out some quality time with each other to celebrate two decades of working side-by-side on Duck Pond Cellars and making some of the Northwest's top value wines

04/19/13

That favorite bottle of Grey Goose vodka may cost additional 25-cents

04/19/13

The Senate's Gang of Eight delivered an immigration overhaul bill this week that was far more generous to their constituencies than Democrats and Hispanic activists expected