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06/06/13

Half of the top 20 brands belong to Gallo and Constellation.

06/06/13

France has demanded that the European Union holds an emergency summit after Beijing responded to a Brussels announcement of "anti-dumping" tariffs on Chinese solar panels by threatening retaliatory levies on wine imported from Europe.

06/06/13

To help welcome wine bloggers to the Penticton area this week, Acting Mayor Garry Litke has proclaimed Thursday, June 6 as Wine Bloggers Day in the city.

06/06/13

There's a saying in the wine business that if you want to make a small fortune, start with a large one. Crimson Wine Group (ticker: CWGL) is trying to disprove that adage.

06/06/13

It's [in Penticton] due to the lobbying efforts of Tourism Penticton in partnership with social media expert Allison Markin, who saw the potential in not only using social media to promote Penticton but the larger potential in drawing a group of bloggers here ...

06/06/13

Constellation Brands Inc. ( STZ ), this month poised to become the largest multi-category alcoholic-beverage supplier in the U.S., is planning to utilize that scale to expand distribution as domestic retailers move to stock more alcoholic products.

06/06/13

A first look at vintage quality down under, with eyewitness reports from growers and winemakers

06/06/13

"VIP" program open to area residents at participating wineries.

06/06/13

Tyler Harlton is making small-batch Okanagan wines in Summerland, B.C.

06/06/13

For the first time, Robert Parker is allowing his name to be used in a branding exercise: a €2000 case of Bordeaux 2009s.

06/06/13

"Our challenge is to achieve balance in each of the vineyard blocks"

06/06/13

Kane joins the list of notable winemakers that previously led Howell Mountain Vineyards over the last several decades including James Hall (Patz & Hall), Ted Lemon (Littorai), and Dave Phinney, known for his wine The Prisoner (Orin Swift).

06/06/13

Italian and Slovenian wine authorities in the Collio wine region have come up with a new name for their wine - Jakot - to distinguish it from Tokaj.

06/06/13

Haut-Brion owner Domaine Clarence Dillon has bought Chateau L'Arrosée, a Grand Cru Classé estate in Saint Emilion.

06/06/13

At number 4 in our top 10 Champagne trends of 2013 is the increasing emphasis on developing distant markets to compensate for falling Champagne sales in Europe.

06/06/13

We reveal the world's biggest Champagne brands according to their global sales over the last year.

06/06/13

Despite the dominance of Californian wine brands the category is still wide open for new brands to enter the market and gain significant market share.

06/06/13

Less than a day after the European Union said it was imposing preliminary import tariffs on Chinese solar panels, China's Ministry of Commerce announced Wednesday that it had begun a trade investigation of wines imported from the European Union. The investigation could lead to the imposition of steep tariffs by China.

06/06/13

Most Chinese stocks rose as wine companies climbed after the government started an anti-dumping probe into European Union imports. Industrial companies fell as BNP Paribas SA said the slowing economy may hurt prospects.

06/06/13

Vermont's entire population is just 626,000, and the state is better known for maple syrup and beer than wine. So why are more and more wine-world luminaries heading here for dinners and meet and greets? And how do their sometimes-obscure wines make it to the North Country, far from the urban markets where they're more familiar?

06/06/13

Wine enthusiasts from across the Southeast will be in Carrollton June 15 for the Southern Winegrape Symposium.

06/06/13

Sales were up 4.4 percent to record levels on solid growth through majority of trade channels.

06/06/13

Days after the Elysee Palace wine auction in Paris, the Irish government plans to sell off some of its wines.

06/06/13

Two bottles of Champagne seized by the Nazis during World War II then 'liberated' by an RAF serviceman are to go under the hammer this month.

06/06/13

The UK bottler and distributor was successful in both the Green Business of the Year and Large Business of the Year award categories and was praised for its environmental efforts within the industry.

06/06/13

"I am so excited to team with the Myx brand," states Minaj. "I have no doubt that it will be number one. It's a great-tasting, amazing product that people will love. It's not even a hard sell. Myx Fusions gives us an opportunity to revolutionize the wine industry."

06/06/13

The future of wine tourism and exports is the focus of Federal Parliament's agriculture committee today. Representatives of Wine Australia Corporation will address the committee about its work supporting the development of Australia's wine industry.

06/06/13

Under the watchful eye of news media and area winegrape growers, a remote-controlled helicopter, fitted with a spray applicator system, was field tested today over a vineyard in the heart of the famed Napa Valley by engineers at the University of California, Davis, and Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA.

06/06/13

Pindar Vineyards, Long Island's largest wine producer and one of the pioneers of the North Fork wine region, is considering the prospect of a sale -- if the right buyer comes along with $65 million, according to a family member and the company's real estate agent.

06/06/13

CHWine.com Invests in Custom-Built eCommerce Store to Enhance Shopping Experience

06/06/13

As the Senate prepares to debate a sweeping immigration bill that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, some Republicans, including one who helped write the law, are sounding skeptical about its chances of clearing the chamber.

06/06/13

With around 20% of Americans on a diet, low-calorie wine brands are booming in the US, and particularly where celebrities are involved

06/06/13

It would take more than four consecutive days to view every item in what just might be the world's largest wine-label collection.

06/06/13

While state lawmakers sit idle, waiting for their respective party's budget writers to find an acceptable compromise before the special session ends Tuesday, lobbyists for the giant discount retailer Costco are hard at work. They are once again trying to rewrite the state liquor laws in their favor

06/06/13

Joint analysis of food and beverage purchase metrics will yield break-through tools.

06/06/13

The Press Democrat's 1st Annual North Coast Wine Challenge Winners

06/06/13

leveraging wine telesales

06/06/13

Concerns of a trade dispute between Europe and China have grown after Beijing said it was launching an anti-dumping probe against wine imported from the EU.

06/06/13

Starting this week, passengers can purchase white moscato or strawberry moscato wine from Friends Fun Wine, an Aventura, Fla., company. Spirit will continue to sell mini bottles of Sutter Home wine.

06/06/13

Even if the Senate votes on a bill, could the House and governor's office agree on a proposal within a handful of days?

06/06/13

In cases from Wyoming to Arkansas, Pennsylvania to Texas, drillers have agreed to cash settlements or property buyouts with people who say hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, ruined their water.

06/06/13

Proponents of the new bill (of which there are two draft versions) boast that it ends "direct payments" to farmers.

06/06/13

Cronut scalpers like the Bird brothers are just the latest sign that the pastry has spawned a full-on frenzy in Manhattan and elsewhere.