Among the criteria considered in the evaluation were access to products, government control, blue laws, winery-to-consumer shipping, retail-to-consumer shipping, government control of wine sales, Sunday sales of wine, BYO/corkage in restaurants and wine sold in grocery stores.
It has been 10 years since "the father of Washington wine" passed away, and colleagues and friends of Walter Clore say he would be pleased with what has happened in the Washington wine industry in the past decade.
Mary Hurja, founder of Grow Local USA, is working to promote the Idaho wine industry in a variety of ways, including the inaugural Idaho Food & Wine Festival. It is scheduled for Aug. 24-25 at The Waterfront in Boise.
Offered by the Washington State Grape Society and the WSU Viticulture and Enology Program, the field day is open to all who are interested in viticulture and will cover topics ranging from nutrient and water management in vineyards to a sneak peek on grape fungicide efficacy trials.
A hailstorm that devastated a wide swath of the Bordeaux winegrowing region last weekend will affect dry white wine output and have a marked knock-on effect on price and availability, according to the local Wine Professionals Council.
ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Wine Industry Almanac: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast Research Reports" to its huge collection of research reports.
The Vineyard at Hershey has grown faster than its partners ever could have imagined. This weekend, they'll unveil the latest addition to their group -- just after building a brand new tasting room with outdoor deck, then adding an even larger patio -- a fully operational brewery.
The transformation of the world of wine in the last 20 years has been simply astounding. Consumers have been blessed with a profusion of wonderful wines from sources that few would have predicted as recently as the turn of the century. Case in point: Sicily
Carneros Brewing Company, a microbrewery specializing in craft beers, will host its grand opening Wednesday, August 14, 2013, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm, at 22985 Burndale Road, Sonoma, CA 95476. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony starts at 5:30pm, followed by tasty tacos paired with artisanal beers.