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10/23/13

A New Generation of French Wines for the American Palate

10/23/13

A new investor who had been looking to purchase BottleRock and pay off its $2.5 million debt has reportedly walked away, leaving the future of the festival bleak

10/23/13

Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir proved top performers in the fourth annual Vin de France competition.

10/23/13

The average value of bottled exports was the highest recorded in five years.

10/23/13

Provisions included $34m to be spent destroying up to 600,000 cases of old and unsold wine languishing on the shelves of US distributors, and a further $82.4m writedown on the value of bulk wine.

10/23/13

A seamless year of steady weather and optimal ripening brings in above average yields and excellent quality fine wine grapes.

10/23/13

"We think the $10 area allows us to combine the appeal of everyday pricing with good quality."

10/23/13

The advice came from economist Robert Eyler, Ph.D., of Sonoma State University, one of several speakers Tuesday at the Napa Chamber of Commerce's Innovation Napa Valley conference.

10/23/13

"Wine is transitioning to something people can enjoy on all occasions. It's less stuffy, less pretentious and generally more fun. So people gravitate to bottles that reflect this."

10/23/13

Chatom Vineyards and Winery, near San Andreas and Murphys, was established in 1990 and is being marketed by the Wine Services Group of Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank, with an asking price of $6.95 million.

10/23/13

Marketing moratorium may spawn voter initiative to override San Joaquin County supervisors.

10/23/13

Region's well-known fog, cooling winds, and mild growing conditions make for a hallmark vintage

10/23/13

Stoller Family Estate, the largest contiguous vineyard in Oregon's Dundee Hills, completed its 17th vintage on Friday, October 18, five weeks after harvest began at the property.

10/23/13

www.BeverageTradeNetwork.com has rapidly grown a worldwide reputation as the go-to database for professionals of the beverage industry.

10/23/13

Women feel a "sense of entitlement that we can do everything a man can do," and the sociological revolution that tells women "they have to be perfect in every role, including perfectly thin, perfect parents and perfect at work."

10/23/13

You can't target Millennial wine drinkers the same way you did their parents, the Baby Boomers, which is why Uproot Wines is making their business more social.

10/23/13

D'Anbino Cellars in Paso Robles, California, is unveiling a new limited quantity label, Prizm Winery, and at the same time providing a series of online videos documenting the unconventional techniques used to create 150 cases of this premium Cabernet Sauvignon.

10/23/13

Italian father and son were producing counterfeit bottles

10/23/13

"A Man and His Mountain; The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America's Greatest Wine Entrepreneur" was written by Pulitzer prize winning author Edward Humes and published by PublicAffairs Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group.

10/23/13

Chinese crackdown on corporate excess forces North American exporters to get creative

10/23/13

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council is predicting that the total wine sales in Hong Kong will rise by 11 percent a year from 2013 to 2017.

10/23/13

New Beverages research report from Euromonitor International is now available from Fast Market Research

10/23/13

Houghton Lee, chairman of the Hong Kong chapter of the Hong Kong Society of Wine Educators says wine is being taken seriously now, both here and on the mainland.

10/23/13

With only two weeks to go, Vinitaly International's upcoming 5th edition at the Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Fair gets off to a flying start with a confirmed area of over 970 sqm that will welcome 134 Italian wine producers, nearly three times more than last year.

10/23/13

A severe frost in Chile wiped out an estimated 20 percent of the country's crop earlier this month, which could reduce the 2014 harvest. However, a leading analyst views that as good news, as lower output in 2014 would help restore balance to Chile's wine industry.

10/23/13

There's more than the usual fall-harvest buzz at Trinchero Family Estate's Westside winery. Besides the flow of trucks delivering gondolas full of grapes to be crushed and fermented into wine, there are hundreds of construction workers on site raising a massive new bottling plant and distribution center.

10/23/13

With the crush all but over, wineries look to the holiday season

10/23/13

California's Clos du Bois Winery reduced its aeration pump electricity costs and produced a surplus of reusable energy during its field test of Cambrian Innovation's wastewater treatment system, which is now commercial available.

10/23/13

White wines expected to exceed expectations

10/23/13

The St. Helena Chamber of Commerce has six open positions on the 18-member Board of Directors for three-year terms to start in January.

10/23/13

A Europe-wide police operation has uncovered a suspected organised crime network believed to be responsible for selling up to EUR2m-worth (US$2.7m) of fake Domaine de la Romanee-Conti wine.

10/23/13

Penfolds has held its first London Recorking Clinic since 2008, with collectors arriving with thousands of pounds of rare red wines from the iconic Australian producer.

10/23/13

We buzzed past fields of corn and soybeans, down slippery dirt roads ...

10/23/13

Studies gauged customer satisfaction through surveying consumers in tasting rooms across New York. These surveys covered everything from signage to parking lot appearance.

10/23/13

Haraszthy's interest in making wine in the United States didn't start in California.

10/23/13

Now a powerful form of genetic engineering could revolutionize the production of some of the most sought-after flavors and fragrances.

10/23/13

The accident occurred late on Saturday evening at a winery in the Charente region, best known for producing Cognac.