Delectable is the only wine app integrated within the VinTank platform, and joins Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Foursquare to create the most comprehensive social-listening aggregation available for the wine industry.
Balancing finite water resources like the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin will be a critical issue at the upcoming Sustainable Ag Expo, Nov. 18 and 19 at the Madonna Inn Expo Center in San Luis Obispo, California.
Once upon a time in the Land of Oz, there was a plan to establish a beachhead for Australian wine in California, from whence the Aussies would take the American wine market, the largest market for wine in the world, by storm. Funded in part by the Australian government, the plan seemed to work.
The winemaker, whose signature product sells for about $7.50 a bottle in U.S. stores and inspired the growth of low-priced, easy-drinking Australian 'critter labels', will charge about 13 times as much for the 'Casella 1919' brand when it's released later this year, Managing Director John Casella said in an interview in Sydney yesterday.
St. John, 53, and her father, Jim Pedroncelli, 81, are scheduled to be at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History next week for events marking the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition on Dec. 5, 1933. The events - subject to cancellation if the government shutdown has not ended - include a fundraising dinner and a public oral history session.
Currently used in 14 states and Canada, Tastevin was created by John Jordan, CEO of Jordan Vineyard & Winery, and wine technology entrepreneur, Josh Hermsmeyer, who saw an unmet need in the fast-growing tablet wine list market and created a second company to develop Tastevin.
According to a team of researchers from Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the décor and menu are the most useful predictors of whether restaurants across the state will offer New York wines.
In her introduction, Robinson notes, "This world is very different even from the wine world of 2007, when the last (sixth) edition was published, and is completely unrecognizable compared with the size, let alone state, of the world of wine in, say 1985, when the third edition was published.
The proposed California Wine Discovery Museum, occupying the building's lower level, would portray the past, present and future of California winemaking and would include wine tasting, said Lindsay Austin, a tech entrepreneur who is heading the nonprofit museum's board.
In her new book, Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol, Ann Dowsett Johnston explores the complex relationship between feminism, professional stress, and hardline perfectionism with...you guessed it - the rising rates of female alcoholism.
First it was hail that pounded the vines in 2009. Then freezing winter weather decimated the next year's crop. Skip forward to 2013 to a spring freeze that killed some varieties of grapes completely and so damaged entire vines that they had to be cut back to nubs.
A Californian spring water company is the latest to draw the ire of Champagne's ruling council, which claims to investigate up to 1,000 potential breaches of the region's protected name status every year.
Bordeaux wine output will probably fall more than the 20 percent forecast last month after rain at the end of September caused grapes to rot, prompting some growers to speed up harvesting, the local wine bureau said.