Millennials are a notoriously flighty, flaky bunch, so it comes as some surprise that they are leading wine industry growth -- a market plagued by old guard attitude and pretension. But the habits of Generation Y are more in line with the experience of wine than any generation ever before.
The workshop will cover a number of topics in the arena of wine and must analysis, essential components of winemaking and winery operations: including pH; analytical methodology; laboratory techniques and how one does calculations leading from lab data to results.
Far from the formal trappings of traditional French dining, these convivial bars à vins offer a new way to learn about - and enjoy - wine: through eating and drinking. And, since many do not take reservations, they are a viable way to sample the city's newest tables without planning weeks or months in advance.
Former Gov. Gerald L. Baliles, who launched the first October Virginia Wine Month, joined Gov. Bob McDonnell and Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd P. Haymore on Monday evening at the Library of Virginia in Richmond to mark the occasion.
The survey of 1,151 residents found that support for a comprehensive privatization plan that would eliminate state control of both the wholesale and retails sales of alcohol cut across political parties, gender, age and geographic region.
Australians drank, sprayed and toasted their way through more than 5.4 million bottles of champagne in 2012, cementing the nation's position as the seventh biggest market in the world for French bubbly with sales of more expensive vintage champagne brands now at record levels.
Ballot questions in Fountain Inn and Travelers Rest reflect how the fight over Sunday alcohol sales has played out since voters shot down a 1999 referendum that would have allowed liquor by the drink across Greenville County.