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09/05/13

The program currently has 250 students and plans to add an additional 90 students this year.

09/05/13

The vineyards in the AVA are especially well known for their acclaimed red varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignons, Merlot, and Syrah.

09/05/13

Focuses on those issues of most importance to long-term success, including the purchase and/or sale of a winery or vineyard, strategic planning for the future, creating a route for your products to come to market ...

09/05/13

If final glutathione levels are low in young wines, they will experience faster loss of fresh varietal and fruity aromas, and poor aging potential.

09/05/13

... reflective shield that when placed over a freshly-picked bin of grapes can maintain the temperature the fruit was harvested at for hours.

09/05/13

After 22 years at Chappellet Vineyard & Winery, Jon-Mark Chappellet is leaving the day-to-day operations of the family business to pursue other entrepreneurial passions.

09/05/13

Offered by St Helena CPA firm through Napa Valley Vintners

09/05/13

Saintsbury, a pioneering independent Pinot Noir and Chardonnay producer based in Carneros, will add three additional AVAs to their Vineyard Series portfolio with the 2013 Harvest: Pratt Vineyards (Sonoma Coast AVA), Sundawg Ridge (Russian River Valley AVA) and Donnelly Creek Vineyard (Anderson Valley AVA).

09/05/13

Historic Property Relaunches Brand

09/05/13

Come Labor Day, we don't stop enjoying the outdoors or fresh foods, and the end of summer shouldn't mean we stop drinking rosé either.

09/05/13

Last Friday, Margrit Mondavi hosted the annual Blessing of the Grapes in the To Kalon Cellar of the Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville.

09/05/13

Growers are appreciating the cool weather over the last week, which slowed ripening, leaving time for most growers to concentrate on the white harvest while reds get more hang time.

09/05/13

Twenty-five of the North Coast's wine business leaders presented fully developed business plans this past Saturday as the capstone of Sonoma State's first Wine Intensive Executive MBA program, paving the way for innovation and new approaches in the increasingly competitive wine industry.

09/05/13

Pichet Group has continued to expand its Pessac Léognan holdings by acquiring 17 hectares of Chateau Haut Nouchet for EUR11m.

09/05/13

A legal battle is looming between Apple and the Champagne authorities amid reports suggesting that the electronics giant is poised to launch a 'Champagne'-coloured version of the iPhone.

09/05/13

Almost one third of China's richest citizens have admitted they know nothing about wine and just buy top end brands for gifting or displaying.

09/05/13

Wine merchant Cult Wines has announced the launch of an online "investment platform" to provide clients with market analysis and performance of their portfolios.

09/05/13

Bordeaux producers have confirmed that an abysmal flowering has lowered yields but remain upbeat about the potential quality of the year.

09/05/13

Tom Gray, a businessman and community booster, is working to form a new wine trail - a new concept for Southeast Michigan, but one that's been successful in other parts of the state.

09/05/13

Good Vines Donates Sales, Partners with Common Threads, and Sets to Launch New California Wine

09/05/13

Virginia is the fifth-largest wine producing state with more than 200 wineries. Its award-winning vintages include the signature Viognier.

09/05/13

WineStyles, an established retail wine store and wine bar located at 928 Orange Avenue in Coronado, announced today that the business has changed its name to Wine A Bit.

09/05/13

With a mild summer and minimal rainfall, grapes in Indiana are thriving with the ideal weather conditions. Purdue Viticulture Specialist, Bruce Bordelon, said the near perfect weather improves the quality of grapes for winemaking.

09/05/13

Millesima USA LLC is launching "The Millesima Blog Awards" to honor the American wine blog community and to give to our 70,000 customers the most qualitative and independent content about wine.

09/05/13

Canadians love their wine. So much so, we're not only among one of the fastest growing wine consumers globally1, we're fundamentally changing an industry centuries in the making as wine continues to become a key part of our lifestyle.

09/05/13

Wine grapes rank No. 6 among the multimillion-dollar commodities in Solano County, worth nearly $20 million. That value could increase this year with another early harvest.

09/05/13

VinoPRO of Santa Rosa Ranks #236 on annual list of top 500 US private companies and is hiring aggressively in down economy.

09/05/13

The use of genetically modified vines or yeasts in the vineyard and winemaking process was raised again at the "wine pioneers" panel section of the conference; a question and answer session, for the delegates to question five industry experts.

09/05/13

The changing nature of wine marketing and how it will impact Napa Valley traffic prompted another discussion Wednesday by the Napa County Planning Commission.

09/05/13

A new trend report from Unity Marketing entitled Luxury of Wine finds the age of the consumer, rather than income, is the most important demographic.

09/05/13

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are down, while Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and Viognier are up in the New York growing region.

09/05/13

Fifth-generation Hardys winemaker Bill Hardy has told Decanter.com he is thrilled by Champ Private Equity's plan to spend £10m to 'revitalise' the Australian producer.

09/05/13

Even before it hits retail shelves at $253 a bottle, Opus One's 2010 release has been dubbed "picture perfect" by leading wine critic Antonio Galloni, which is high praise for a vintage that the winemaker calls his "most challenging" ever.

09/05/13

Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a commonsense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion. This was an important step in the right direction - especially for producers, farm workers, and rural communities.

09/05/13

Study finds alcohol consumed in moderation, particularly wine, may lower mental-health risk

09/05/13

Yao Ming's career as a top-end California winery owner is entering a new phase: He's stepping downmarket. Slightly.