The federal government declared that sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are essentially new forms of advertising. As a result, companies selling adult beverages on those sites are subject to advertising rules, according to regulators.
Shake Ridge Ranch has set a standard for viticulture in Amador County and the incredible list of winemakers who now source fruit from the amazing vineyard above Sutter Creek tell it's story in every vintage and bottle produced.
A dozen universities are collaborating on a sort of extreme winemaking project: How cold a climate can a grape survive and still make good wine? The Northern Grapes Project is inventing wines the world has never seen before, winning wine awards and creating a new crop for struggling rural economies.
A San Francisco private equity firm announced May 15 it has made a significant investment of growth capital in the Washington winery DeLille Cellars and purchased the Oregon winery Panther Creek Cellars.
Each month, Livermore Valley wine country highlights a grape varietal grown in our region. May's featured varietal is chardonnay, a green-skinned varietal used to produce white wines all over the globe.
Liberty Wines, a UK-based importer and wholesaler of over 200 wines, is to deploy a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution - The Wine System - developed by Microsoft Gold Partner TVision Technology to address its operational and financial needs.
Barclaycard has launched an offers scheme tailored to its customers' spending habits and lifestyle preferences, which includes around 5,000 offers from hundreds of retailers including Tesco, House of Fraser, Shell and Virgin Wines.
In November last year fine wine merchant Aston Lovell launched the fine wine industry's first trading platform that links the private buyer and seller to the London International Vintners Exchange (Liv-ex).
To be sure, in the United States, I enjoyed a nice bottle of chardonnay, but never have I experienced the variety of wines, the passion of the winegrowers, the dominance of the grape in a culture, and the inclusion of this important commodity into so many components of the Georgian way of life.
In a move that strengthens its position in the Oregon wine industry, New York-based private equity firm Bacchus Capital Management said Wednesday it has purchased the well-regarded Panther Creek Cellars wine brand, which is based in McMinnville.
The North American version of the program includes a special offering of premium wines, Sheraton Selects, comprised of a rotation of eight or more wines by the glass, all highly rated by Wine Spectator.
Naked Winery is opening a 1,400-square-foot tasting room in Bend's Old Mill District, where it will feature its Vixen Syrah, Foreplay Chardonnay and other bottles that winery President David Barringer said in a statement "aim to tease!"
The general trend towards trading-up in the global wine market has been well-documented. Latest figures for French exports of quality wines reflect this trend and reveal that, thanks to rising average prices, France has topped previous records for value sales.