The value of direct-to-consumer wine shipments grew 7.5% to reach $1.57 billion in 2013, and that number could climb to $3.2 billion within 10 years, according to the 2014 Direct Shipping Report. ShipCompliant vice president Jeff Carroll shared this and other results of his company's annual report Thursday at the Direct to Consumer (DtC) Wine Symposium at the South San Francisco Conference Center.
The cooperage will acquire the Fine Northern Oak brand, as well as existing inventory and equipment. Founder David Plumb remains with the company. Philippe Michel of Oak Tradition will continue to represent the company in the Pacific Northwest
Jon Moramarco is set to step down as president and CEO of wine and spirits importer and distributor Winebow, effective January 31. Winebow chairman Leonardo LoCascio will serve as interim CEO until a permanent successor to Moramarco is hired
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's proposal to increase the state's minimum wage represents a Band-Aid approach to economics. What is really needed is a means of growing the number of jobs that pay a living wage, not the minimum wage. But there is one thing to like about the proposal.
The lack of rain is a cause for concern in many of California's vineyards. 'The soil is dry, the water table is lowering, shallower wells are drying up, [and] some neighbour relations are souring,' Tom Lane, winemaker at Bianchi winery in Paso Robles, told decanter.com.
Acting Wayne County Supreme Court Justice Dennis Kehoe (See Profile) rejected arguments seeking to hold Hazlitt's 1852 Vineyards & Winery responsible for the fatal collision under various theories, including common law negligence
The coho salmon of Central California, which swim up the rivers and creeks during the first winter rains, are stranded in the ocean waiting for the surge of water that signals the beginning of their annual migration, but it may never come
To find your dream vineyard, popular real estate agencies like Coldwell Banker have either designated branches or specialists in wine regions like Sonoma, California, in the US that are knowledgeable about this market. You can also find listings at ...
California water policy and management will need to prepare for these seeming inevitabilities and find solutions that support a strong economy and a healthy environment, while easing transitions for vulnerable groups
There's Syrah from a little-known parcel in Napa's Coombsville area, better known for Cabernet. A Chardonnay from a remote spot nestled between Napa and Solano counties. More recently, a Tempranillo from high in the Sierra foothills and Cabernet made from the far coastal reaches of western Sonoma
An Americana musician, he was living in Los Angeles and working as a sound effects editor at Sony when the opportunity arose to farm his parents' land. To get some experience, he turned to childhood pal Justin Smith