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Friday, October 24th

08/15/13

Andy Beckstoffer fears wineries are finding loophole to source more out-of-county grapes

08/15/13

Wiggins represented Napa County from 2006 until 2010 when she announced she would not run for re-election for health reasons

08/15/13

Annual field day looks at efficacy of fungicide treatments

08/15/13

Whether it be a fine Night Train vintage or a delectable bag of Boone's, Drync allows you to scan the label of nearly any grand cru and bring up a detailed listing of the vintage, varietal, and brand.

08/15/13

W. Blake Gray drank in the advice on offer at an anti-counterfeiting seminar in Napa.

08/15/13

Legendary Hip Hop artist Warren G and Bronco Wine Company announced today a new promotional program for Allure Moscato, using Brand Elite, LLC, the Los Angeles company focused on entertainment and sports stars with active wine interests.

08/15/13

Day comes to Saury with eight years of wine industry experience in vineyards, production, and winemaking. Her prior travels have taken her to New Zealand, Argentina, Burgundy, and back to her native Pacific Northwest.

08/15/13

Drync has raised $900,000 from angel investors to expand fulfillment and marketing.

08/15/13

The Finger Lakes' newest winery is a dream come true for winemaker Johannes Reinhardt.

08/15/13

The wine grape crop is looking good in the California coastal area between the Edna Valley in San Luis Obispo County south to Santa Barbara County's Santa Ynez Valley.

08/15/13

The SJV table grape harvest is off to a promising start. The season is shaping up to be as least as big as last year.

08/15/13

Moonshiners, once with a perpetual ear to the ground, are no longer running from the feds. In short, the bootlegger's son has gone legit.

08/15/13

Allen Shoup came into the Washington wine industry at a fortunate time, and he believes he has benefited as much in the past 33 years as he has contributed.

08/15/13

When the label on a bottle recommends ''cellaring for three to five years'', does that mean three to five years from the release date of the wine, or from the vintage year? If it means the release date, how do I find out when that was?

08/15/13

Alsace has an advantage over other French wine regions in the United States market.

08/15/13

Sales of wine in the United States increased by 2% in 2012, hitting a new all-time high of $34.6 billion, according to wine industry consultant Jon Frederikson.

08/15/13

As the leader of a diverse dining-and-drinking state, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo doesn't play favorites with the state's wide variety of wines, so much so that when he is asked what his favorite one is, he mentions practically all of them.

08/15/13

Virginia wineries sold over 511,000 cases of wine in FY13 versus almost 485,000, the previous record high, in FY12 according to newly available sales figures compiled by the Virginia Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) and the Virginia Wine Marketing Office.

08/15/13

In a scene that wasn't possible even a decade ago, four Texas wineries with more than two dozen national and international awards between them demonstrated that Texas wines have matured into major national contenders.

08/15/13

Purdue University Professor of Horticulture Bruce Bordelon say this year's weather has been unusually consistent - sunny days followed by cool nights.

08/15/13

Like a Canadian star who had to make it big elsewhere before their career took off in Canada, Ontario's wine industry needs to export more of its wines around the world, says a professor who has done a five-year marketing study on the wine industry.

08/15/13

Tesco has unveiled a new look for its beer, wine and spirits displays; redesigned to encourage customers to spend more time browsing.

08/15/13

Deserts, lakes, the open highway and wine, All were in evidence during the drinks business' recent trip to beautiful British Columbia and the Okanagan Valley.

08/15/13

From horse racing to trains and even space exploration, we explore some of the uses for cork beyond the wine industry - and not a cork hat in sight

08/15/13

A Canadian brewer is preparing to launch a beer concentrate, that will become a normal ale when you add water and carbonate.

08/15/13

A new study in the US has tracked the differences between black and white adolescent girls with regard to the types of alcohol consumed.

08/15/13

Early veraison is the most accurate time of year for sampling grape petioles to determine vine nutrient status.

08/15/13

North America emerged as the category's fastest-growing market, increasing 9.7% to 53.4 million bottles.

08/15/13

PORT Sorell winery Ghost Rock's $1 million expansion dream took another step towards reality when plans were tabled at the Latrobe Council on Monday night.

08/15/13

The UK government is turning to low alcohol wines in its latest bid to battle problem drinking by lobbying the EU for a reduction in wine's legal minimum abv.

08/15/13

What makes a wine happy?

08/15/13

Scientists studying the chemical structure of red wine are hailing a new discovery which could provide more conclusive proof of the benefits of drinking wine in moderation.

08/15/13

The popular Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium, the industry's national summit on direct marketing and sales, will take place January 22-23, 2014 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, three miles north of San Francisco International Airport. The summit is presented by and a fundraiser for Free the Grapes! and Coalition for Free Trade.

08/15/13

Smoke and water caused some damage to the shop, located just off the tasting room of the winery near Highway 12, but there was little fire or heat damage.

08/15/13

Two Napa Valley Millennial Wine Makers Continue Family Legacy