Because of consistent globalization and consolidation in the wine business, the Wine Industry Symposium Group continues to operate with the mission of providing a critical platform for important communication and dialogue between the multiple facets of the wine business and the lending community
The Oregon Wine Board approached Oregon Translation about supplying interpretation services for select viticulture classes. Virginia Anderson, principle and owner of Oregon Translation, was immediately captivated by the idea
January's mild and dry weather has led to increasing talk of drought and water conservation. But for some tourism-oriented businesses, those cloud-free days and sunny skies have warmed up their winter business.
From choosing the right vineyard and grapes all the way to hosting tourists and distributing internationally, working in wine business requires specialized knowledge, skills and insight to keep up with the industry's rapid growth. As a result, an increasing number of wine professionals have sought MBAs to fine tune their business skills and careers, as well as to advance their companies and thereby the industry as a whole.
Producing small-lot, ultra-high quality wines, Stephen and Walker: Trust Wines have now received outstanding marks from the judges at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Earning a Best of Class and two Gold medals at this year's competition, owners Nancy Walker and husband Tony Stephen are elated with the results.
Non-California friends often ask me about visiting "California wine country." My reply is , "You mean Modesto, Fresno and Bakersfield??" Roughly 60 percent of the state's grapes to make wine comes from the Central Valley.
How do you start a decent winery in California these days? Unless your family's been making wine in Napa or Sonoma County for decades or you're looking into winemaking as an expensive hobby, stumping up $100,000 an acre for prime land is an impossible dream.
Tennessee is one step closer to permitting the sale of wine in grocery stores after Tennessee Senate voted 23-8 Thursday morning to approve a bill that would let grocery stores, big-box retailers and convenience stores sell wine.
On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, the Sustainable Appalachian Viticulture Institute, the French Broad Vignerons, and the Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard will host the 4th Annual Grape Growers Conference at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office in Marshall NC.
This year's official total of 14,000 Unified attendees surpassed last year's record audience by 600. In addition to the largest wine and grape trade show in the Americas featuring a record 668 exhibitors from every corner of the world, the industry-organized event provides a full program of sessions exploring wine and grape production, marketing and sales issues.
DNA analysis confirmed that the body found in the Dordogne river on Thursday was that of Gregoire. Kok's body is still missing, although divers had earlier recovered those of his 12-year-old son and his interpreter, Peng Wang