The deal will be the fourth-largest acquisition of a North American food retailer in the past decade. It also would be Kroger's biggest takeover since 1998, when it bought the Fred Meyer food and merchandise store chain in the Northwest
The Burgundy Wine Bureau (BIVB) has reported record export sales of €214.5 million in the period between January and April 2013, signifiying a return of sales figure heights last seen in the 2008-2009 campaign.
Since all pesticides are capable of drifting, one who sprays these materials has the moral and legal responsibility to prevent drift and hence, avoid contamination or damaging of crops and sensitive areas.
Accolade Wines has announced it has reduced its annual inventory by 17 percent and increased margins by £300,000 through working with an end-to-end supply chain consultancy that has helped streamline its supply-chain processes.
According to the San Diego chapter of the American Heart Association, an average of one to two glasses of wine for men and one glass of wine per day for women is a good moderation table. Drinking more increases dangers of alcoholism, high blood pressure, obesity, stroke and accidents.
It's not the first thing you'd expect to hear when discussing the melange of exotic flavored-liquor drink possibilities, and maybe not the last, either: cola-flavored wine, as in soda-flavored vino, as in "Surely you jest, monsieur."
The wine industry has a vocabulary all its own, and those who need to translate between Spanish and English may find themselves searching long and hard for the right words for "malolactic fermentation", "split grafting" or "punching the cap".
Torrontes has some of the aromatics of viognier, perfumed and flowery, and some of the acidity traditionally found in good versions of sauvignon blanc. Except, that is, when a torrontes doesn't showcase the positive side of either viognier or sauvignon blanc, which is what makes this grape so difficult to embrace.
This year, we are currently about 12 days ahead of average in our degree day summation - a serious contrast to recent years in which cooler-than-normal summers kept the number well behind the seasonal average.
Township 7 Winery and Renaissance Wine Merchants are pleased to announce a sales agreement between the two companies effective immediately. Renaissance will represent Township 7 in BC, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
One year after opening its first Washington state store in Bellevue, Wash., Total Wine & More, America's favorite wine and spirits superstore prepares to celebrate its sixth Washington location with the grand opening of its next generation store in Olympia.