A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread attention online in recent days after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered alcohol, including vodka and rum varieties. But a representative for the federal bureau, Tom Hogue, said in an email to The Associated Press late Monday that the approvals were issued in error
The 14th Annual Afternoon in the Vineyards, co-hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, will take place on Saturday, May 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at six locations throughout Napa County
Million-gallon batches are cooked up in behemoth factories in Australia or California's less-dreamy-sounding Central Valley and made of grapes that come from just about anywhere. And vintners are under constant pressure to find new ways to save money
Currently, only a select number of websites have been given the authority to sell wine to New York state residents. For example, companies such as Fresh Direct and wine.com have received licenses to sell wine on the Internet.
To help choose Napa's top 10 vintages, we asked two men with long careers at the epicenter: Tim Mondavi, longtime winemaker at Robert Mondavi Winery and now proprietor of Continuum (pictured right); and Andy Beckstoffer, owner of Beckstoffer Vineyards, and the largest grower of premium grapes in Napa Valley
It's something that could take the "happy" right out of your happy hour. Tiny cancer-causing toxins are likely in that glass of wine you may enjoy. The problem starts in the vineyard where ochratoxin is secreted by vineyard mold. It's a mold that grows in a warm, humid environment