Returning to the role of Napa Valley reviewer for The Wine Advocate following Antonio Galloni's shock resignation earlier this year, the world's most influential wine critic, Robert Parker, has dished up 12 perfect scores
Lambert Bridge announced today that Mike Gilfillan, former co-chair of the YankeeNets and former co-owner of the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils, will assume leadership of the Dry Creek Valley winery known for its elegant Bordeaux-style red wines.
Nomacorc has won the Innovation Challenge's New Technology Award for its Select® Bio Series. Hosted by the SIMEI-ENOVITIS tradeshow, the New Technology Award recognizes the company's achievements in innovation for developing the world's first zero carbon footprint wine closure, Select Bio.
With an impressive line-up of over 75 international speakers featuring some of the top minds in the industry, the event programme has been crafted for an executive level audience. Its thrust is to inspire innovative and entrepreneurial ways to drive profitability in the wine business
by Michael Wolff, Maria del Mar Alsina and David R. Smart, UC Davis Department of Viticulture & Enology - This article from Practical Winery & Vineyard in the November issue is open access (no login required)
UC Davis' research winery may have all the latest equipment - including stainless steel fermenting tanks with high-tech sensors that download data in real time - but the vintages being poured there last week represented a blast from the past.
Looking out at the rows of vines in his Animo Vineyard up on Napa Valley's Atlas Peak, Michael Mondavi comments that he has not seen two back to back vintages in Napa with both high quality and higher yields, as there has been in 2012 and 2013
Impact "Hot Brand" J. Lohr has averaged 11% annual volume growth over the past three years across its Paso Robles-, Monterey- and Napa-sourced portfolio, no small feat for a brand whose wines retail mostly at $15 and up
For the first time since the financial crash of 2008, we are starting to see viable medium to long-term growth in the wine sector of the UK on-trade, with the trend for trading up coupled with growing consumer knowledge helping to drive the growth, writes Mark Newton of CGA Strategy.
The Napa County Planning Commission approved a new 50,000-gallon winery in the Mount Veeder American Viticultural Appellation on Wednesday, which again sparked debate before the commissioners over the winery's proposed marketing plans
Next time you look deep into your glass of wine to marvel at its light and color, try to see the workers who picked its grapes. And they are hard to see, as so many are part of the migrant and often non-documented work force at the dark heart of the California wine industry
The volume of the 2013 vintage may rise 2.2 percent to 42.3 million hectoliters (1.12 billion gallons) from 41.4 million hectoliters in 2012, the Agriculture Ministry wrote in a report today. The forecast was cut by 1.74 million hectoliters from a month ago, equivalent to 231 million bottles.
Across the State, Grape Growers Produce High Quality and Large Quantities of Grapes for World Class Wine and Grape Products Governor Encourages New Yorkers to Purchase and "Taste NY" Wines this Holiday Season