Jackson Family Wines announced it has purchased additional property in Oregon's Willamette Valley. The new vineyard sites complement acquisitions made earlier this year, and support the company's plans to produce high-end wines, particularly Pinot Noir, in the region.
Hard cider sales are showing remarkable growth in the U.S. market as new brands inject dynamism into the category. Eagerly tapping into the trend, brewers including Boston Beer Co., MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch InBev and others have all jumped into the cider pool.
Rep. Jared Huffman, four county supervisors and 500 local growers, makers and advocates of wine came to wish Nick Frey a happy retirement and thank him for his historic contributions to the quality and renown of the Sonoma County grape.
The rumor spread like wildfire via phone calls, text messages and social media postings and has persisted now for more than three weeks: Immigration agents are rounding up unauthorized workers in Central California farming communities
Named in honor of Jan Shrem, proprietor of Clos Pegase winery in the Napa Valley, and his wife, arts patron Maria Manetti Shrem, the museum is expected to break ground next year. Jan Shrem made the museum possible with a $10 million gift to the university in 2011.
According to the publication, its judges lauded CSWA in the generic organization category for achievements in gaining broad program participation by the state's wineries and vineyards. They also recognized CSWA's "constant process of review and improvement, as well as the transparency of its reporting."
Rarely have food and wine been so well matched as on Tuesday evening at Alyn Williams at the Westbury Hotel for the Neil McGuigan dinner, which presented 10 vintages of Hunter Valley Semillon from 2003 to 2012.
Moet Hennessy, the wine and spirits division of the French luxury group LVMH, has launched a new winery in Deqin county, in Yunnan province, and officials said the company is planning to boost its presence further in China
Emboldened by their overall success, organizers announced before the five-day event's final show Sunday that BottleRock will be back for a second year. BottleRock 2014 will be three days, from May 9-11. Tickets are on sale now