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Tuesday, July 22nd

06/19/13

Newly launched American Wine Consumer Coalition (AWCC) arises from the frustration of consumers and their Interests being ignored by lawmakers and alcohol industry

06/19/13

About 75 percent of E&J Gallo's U.S. volume is comprised of below-$10 brands, according to Impact Databank. But the company is seeing strong success at the super-premium-and-above tier with a number of California offerings.

06/19/13

Here's how Chateau Ste. Michelle's Riesling breaks down in 2012.

06/19/13

Chinese wine importers have already started putting orders from France and other European countries on hold over fears of a hike in tariffs being triggered as part of a broader EU-China trade dispute, say leading figures in the sector.

06/19/13

The sipping and selling at the world's largest wine trade fair has been overshadowed by China launching an anti-dumping inquiry into European wine sales in response to the EU imposing duties on Chinese solar panels.

06/19/13

Higher prices and increased demand pushed the gross value of grapes in Fresno County past the $1 billion mark in 2012, the first time in the county's history a single crop broke that lofty level, agriculture officials said Tuesday.

06/19/13

"The concept of dedicating something in Bob's honor that is so alive is perfect and today's celebration was very meaningful because he was a co-founder of the Napa Valley Vintners. I know he would be happy that his spirit lives on in this 100 year-old olive tree," commented Margrit Mondavi."

06/19/13

Robert Mondavi died May 16th, 2008 and is well known for his role as one of the world's leading innovators, producers and marketers of California wine.

06/19/13

Charles Smith announced today that Ron Janowczyk will join the company as director of sales, representing the family of brands, which includes K Vintners, Charles Smith Wines, VINO and Secco Italian Bubbles.

06/19/13

Cheryl Indelicato, third generation California vintner, will lead Team HandCraft in the 3-Day 60 mile Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure in San Francisco on June 21-23, 2013 as part of an expanded initiative by HandCraft Artisan Collection wines to support the fight against breast cancer.

06/19/13

Lawmakers approve expansion in upstate New York to capitalize on region's tourism potential.

06/19/13

Matt Kramer admonishes wine lovers who refuse to pull their head from the sand

06/19/13

Improving Chile's image overseas will be top of the agenda for Aurelio Montes Sr following his appointment as international vice-president of Wines of Chile.

06/19/13

Rising sales of English sparkling wine helped retailer Majestic Wine post a slight increase in full-year pre-tax profits today.

06/19/13

Fake wines. Ag's tech burden. Old McDonald was a lady. Stunning agriculture photos. Rabbits - new super meat? Beetle invasion. Agriculture = permits. Rubber aliens. And more.

06/19/13

Penfolds head winemaker Peter Gago has confirmed a plan to bring the Australian producer's famous recorking clinic to London for the first time since 2008.

06/19/13

Prestigious Chilean producer Montes has released its first "super icon" wine onto the market.

06/19/13

Dosage needs to be seen as more than just a sweetener and vital to the stability and longevity of Champagne Moët cellar master Benoît Gouez has argued.

06/19/13

A new study published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has found that certain beverages can increase a person's chance of developing kidney stones.

06/19/13

The House Wine has become the first UK stockist of the Domaine Jones "recovery range" after the producer's previous white vintage was affected by vandals earlier this year.

06/19/13

Amorim, a Portugal-based manufacturer of cork stoppers, and glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois (O-I) have launched HELIX, a cork-glass wine packaging solution for still wine segment, in Europe.

06/19/13

So there is this New York City artisan popcorn purveyor called Populence-their product will set you back more than Orville Redenbacher and a few shakes of garlic powder... but on the other hand: raspberry popcorn. Recently we were asked if we wanted to try their newest offering: wine-infused popcorn, which they offered to send along with Kim Crawford wine.

06/19/13

A state Senate panel has unanimously approved a measure that aims to bolster New Jersey's wine industry.

06/19/13

After decades of moral panic over Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, British longitudinal studies now suggest that a little drinking during pregnancy is fine.

06/19/13

Plus other news and notes from the world of wine, spirits and beer.

06/19/13

Some 2013 sauvignon blanc could be hitting the shelves earlier this year thanks to the short 2012 harvest and strong demand for Marlborough's flagship wine.

06/19/13

How industry groups are teaming with growers to share methods that will ensure sustainability for years to come.

06/19/13

''The second wave … is coming, that's where it needs relationships and referral and it needs the personal testimony of wine owners working the street."

06/19/13

Jane Creed, president and chief executive officer, announced that their recent move will accommodate the company's unprecedented growth.

06/19/13

Delta grape growers and vintners with a vested interest in the green grape chenin blanc are going about business as usual

06/19/13

According to study released at Vinexpo...

06/19/13

Vinexpo president Xavier de Eizaguirre spoke to Decanter.com about the new Asia line-up in an exclusive interview.