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Tuesday, September 16th

08/27/13

"I just felt like we needed ... more influence in where our wines are sold," Foley said Monday. "Now I can sell through a distributor that I'm a partner in."

08/27/13

The boss running a $58 million New Zealand wine business owned by American billionaire Bill Foley says a move to the NZX main board is planned towards the end of next year.

08/27/13

Wine industry people on the move from August 20 to August 26

08/27/13

Bay Area startups are developing new websites and apps to help connect wine drinkers with little-known wines, and make the experience of wine drinking a bit more accessible to the average consumer on a budget.

08/27/13

New platform unifies sales reporting across wholesalers

08/27/13

"There is no grapevine shortage"

08/27/13

Greenhill offers four wines in its beautifully designed tasting room, while providing a magnificent outdoor setting to enhance the enjoyment of its wine.

08/27/13

At Rooster Hill next month, guests in the tasting room will be given a brief review of the Traminette grape, its origins, characteristics and suggested food pairings.

08/27/13

OFFbeat Brands has launched Zin-phomaniac, a provocative Zinfandel sourced from old Zinfandel vines in Lodi. Featuring original artwork that evokes the classic "Pin-Up Girl" posters of an earlier era and bearing the tag line "When you just gotta have it," Zin-phomaniac pushes the envelope with a plush, full-bodied wine, sexy packaging and titillating back label copy.

08/27/13

This distribution agreement is significant as Phase III[R] is currently distributed in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and this agreement brings natural continuity to the selling region.

08/27/13

EPA asked for dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the registration of two neonicotinoid insecticide.

08/27/13

Bringing down Hogzilla. Trannie frogs. Corn that broke the cattleman's back. Breaking bank before ground. Mead makes return. Cattle rustling jump. Gaps in the GM crop fence.

08/27/13

Leontino Balbo Junior preaches the gospel of ecosystem revitalizing agriculture - ERA.

08/27/13

This is hallowed ground to Todd Newhouse and others who know the story about how a Canadian expatriate had a vision of what Washington could become -- then acted upon the dream.

08/27/13

Oregon Pinot Noir has hit the headlines with the news that two leading international wine companies - Jackson Family Wines and Maison Louis Jadot - have made acquisitions in the state.

08/27/13

Profits at Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) more than halved in the past year, due in part to the company's decision to destroy large amounts of wine in the US.

08/27/13

The new package is fully recyclable and lightweight making it convenient for usage at sporting and music venues, resorts, parks and other public facilities.

08/27/13

Government restrictions and complicated liquor laws dragged Utah to a last-place finish in a state-by-state ranking of consumer accessibility to wine.

08/27/13

There's no such thing as "normal" weather in the California wine country, and vineyard operators say this year that truism could mean good news for wine lovers.

08/27/13

The website is a platform for customers to invest in independent winemakers, and in exchange get discounted bottles of wine at 60 percent less than the retail price

08/27/13

The Liquor Control Board said to meet customer demands, 102 stores, including 24 in southwestern Pennsylvania, will open up to two hours earlier or will stay open up to two hours longer in the evenings, many Monday through Saturday.

08/27/13

At more than 30,000 nine-liter cases each, the blends are the biggest players within Oliver Winery's 340,000-case portfolio. For 2013, Oliver Winery president Bill Oliver tells SND he expects company volume to grow by around 10 percent.

08/27/13

In a related matter, the NVV is also petitioning the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to ensure adequate safeguards are put in place before it proceeds with the expansion of available domain names to include .wine and .vin.