Bordeaux's wine council hopes the French prime minister's visit to China this week can help ease tension over an ongoing anti-dumping investigation into European wine shipments, but a quick resolution looks unlikely.
NPW employs SurePure's photopurification technology to microbiologically purify wine using ultra violet light instead of having to add sulphur-compounds to stabilise the wine. This not only provides a 'greener' alternative to traditional preservative methods, but also ensures a less harmful alternative to traditional chemical intervention for the consumer.
A 68-year old Frenchman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for ordering nearly 50,000 euros ($67,690) worth of wine and going to extremes to avoid payment, including telling producers he had died.
After an extensive agency review process, Pernod Ricard USA has re-appointed incumbent Legacy Marketing Partners, a leading Chicago-based experiential marketing agency, as national on-premise activation agency of record, effective July 1, 2013.
While Morgan Stanley's figures weren't incorrect, per se, their forecast did not take into account 2013's production levels which actually show a return to 2006 production levels, a healthy state of production for the industry. What's more -- Spain, Italy, France and Chile produced record wine levels in 2013.
When making Baby Mice Wine, one needs a) rice wine, and b) a maximum of 3-day-old mice. Dozens of itty bitty tiny baby mice are bottled up, drowned alive in the wine and left to brew. After about 12 to 14 months they are "safe" to drink.
A new study from UC Davis, MicroTrek, Inc. and Constellation Brands Inc. offers evidence that grapes and the wines they produce are also the product of an unseen but fairly predictable microbial terroir, itself shaped by the climate and geography of the region, vineyard and even individual vine.
After a 1 percent decline in shipments to 27 million cases in 2012, Italian wine is expected to be back in positive growth territory in the U.S. market by year-end, with volume estimated to rise 3 percent - 5 percent.
"Shortage? They didn't include reds in their count at the end of 2012. In truth, 2012 was perhaps the greatest vintage year we've had in northern Michigan, and 2013 was one of the biggest harvests ever. We were at capacity. They didn't use that data."
Fifty to 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). During the holidays, that number can increase as stress piles on and alcohol consumption levels increase.
The ranking reflects the top wines sold nationally on Wine.com during the first 11 months of 2013. While many publications rank wines based on the opinions of their wine critics, we wanted our customers to be the judge.
"The wine business is the canary in the cage for world agriculture because it so sensitive to change," Dr Richard Smart told delegates to the 3rd International Sparkling Wine Symposium, being held at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, Surrey.