Peterson's new project relies on much smaller backers for support -- 200,000 smaller backers. He is using NakedWines.com -- a crowd-funding platform designed specifically for winemakers and wine drinkers.
Visiting and local wine enthusiasts will soon have options besides their sometimes unreliable GPS systems in navigating South County's 20-plus wineries and vineyards-some tucked deep into the folds of rural hillsides-as county officials approved a new sign program directing motorists to the viticultural destinations.
While anti-corruption laws have had a negative impact on the previously brisk sales of big-name wines, there is now a greater interest in entry level and good value wines. These might be from large Chinese vineyards or imports with a good pedigree. Imports have been helped by the resolution of a trade dispute between the mainland and the European Union.
Sagrantino is in the early stages of the wine consumer's consciousness-if it is there at all. And that's a good thing. Only in the last 20 years have winemakers learned how to tame its aggressive tannins.
The first phase would be construction of a recycled water production facilities at the wastewater treatment plant and approximately the first mile of pipeline, Monn says. Subsequent phases would extend water delivery with a pipe system
David Pack joined forces with talented musicians and songwriters from five prominent valley wineries to create "Napa Crossroads," a recorded collection of original music that will be celebrated in a benefit performance at City Winery on April 28. He calls the CD "my love letter to Napa Valley."
The move by Cape Mentelle comes after members of the Margaret River Wine Association voted overwhelmingly to challenge the LVMH-owned estate's claims to trademark rights on Wallcliffe as a standalone name
As vice president and general manager at The Wine Tasting Network, Edwards directed the company to make payments totalling about $900,000 to his fictitious company, according to the indictment. Then he deposited that money into an account he controlled and spent it on personal items like a BMW, the indictment says
Bernard Arnault's Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) luxury group has made its first move in Burgundy, buying Domaine des Lambrays from Ruth Freund for an undisclosed sum. The domaine includes a near monopoly of the climat Clos des Lambrays.