Madeira is popular with wine connoisseurs and collectors, yet is a relatively unknown wine category to millions of other consumers. This is one of the challenges - and also opportunities - the Madeira wine industry faces today.
Both large and small online retailers need to rethink their sales models to appeal to a very different type of consumer, according to new research revealed at last week's Vinexpo exhibition in Bordeaux.
Canopy Management, creator and owner of the wine trademarks Middle Sister, Purple Cowboy, pro-mis-Q-ous, Monogamy, Deep Purple, Haute Red, White Haute, Good Daughter and Slow Dancer has announced that the company has shipped its one-millionth case of wine.
The report presents detailed data on the Wine consumption trends in Canada, providing historic and forecast consumption volume and value at market and category level, alcoholic strength (Fortified Wine), price segment (Still Wine), country of origin data, brand share data and distribution channel data.
Almost one week after threatening to veto the House Agriculture Committee's version of the farm bill, the Obama administration notified lawmakers that it "strongly opposes" passage of an appropriations bill that would fund Agriculture, Rural Development, the Food and Drug Administration and related agencies for fiscal 2014.
Although the exact scope of sexual violence and harassment against agricultural workers is impossible to pinpoint, an investigation by The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Investigative Reporting Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism reveals persistent peril for women working in the food industry.
When thinking of a way to help New Jersey rebuild from Superstorm Sandy's destruction, the folks at Old York Cellars winery realized they already had a fun and marketable product in the works that could also be used to raise money for storm relief: What Exit Wines, a line of table wines with customizable labels.
The future direction of the appellation controllée (AOC) system in France, which dates back to the 1930s, is the subject of increasingly fierce debate, with many producers both inside and outside the system calling for its overhaul.
Carlos Cousiño, director of Cousiño Macul is optimistic that a strong 2013 harvest marks a positive turning point in Chile's recent fortunes, despite the challenge posed by ongoing trade union strikes.
Among his proposals, the Georgia Republican wants the annual allotment of 112,333 visas for agricultural guest workers to be distributed twice a year: in January and in July, rather than the current bill's quarterly schedule. His amendment would make 70% of the visas available in January, to better align with hiring practices, a Chambliss aide said.