It looks like individual and "lifestyle" buyers may be creeping back into the wine business after recent years when most sales and acquisitions in the wine business were made by established wine companies adding acreage to ensure future supply of grapes.
The Napa Valley Vintners and Wines & Vines are hosting a seminar on Aug. 14 to help winemakers and wine marketers understand the potential for wine counterfeiting in export markets, and to learn about available technology to protect against this threat. The seminar is open to NVV members…
After quietly practicing a special skill for 40 years, Marc Mondavi has finally made it public. In addition to being a well-known vintner, he is a water witch (also known as a dowser or water diviner).
Champagne is downscaling its production this year amidst concern over current sales figures. According to a recent decision by the Champagne marketing board CIVC, maximum yields will be dropped to take into account the shortfall in shipments.
Araujo Estate Wines, producer of distinctive wines from the iconic Eisele Vineyard in Napa Valley, has been acquired by France's Pinault family through its holding the Artémis Group, parent company of Château Latour in Bordeaux, Domaine d'Eugénie in Burgundy and Château Grillet in the Rhône Valley.