"I have what I call a reverse commute. We buy a bunch of North Coast grapes to make Lodi wines," said Kevin Phillips, vice president of operations at Michael David. "For us, it's a pure facility play."
Job security, scheduling, and health and safety are among several major concerns for the 7,500 LCBO staff represented by OPSEU. And the union has said the province's "ill-advised plan" to sell alcohol in grocery stores is a key concern as it feels alcohol sales outside the LCBO could spell the end of the government-owned alcohol retailer.
Chinese consumers used to be seen as ignorant stooges by the many exporters who cast China as their potential saviour in a sluggish European wine market. But they are becoming increasingly sophisticated and knowledgeable.
laser printed with ornamental and detailed information about the source of cork material, including the age of the cork forest, the harvest date of the trees and the sustainable habitat these remarkable forests provide to the Iberian Lynx and Spanish Imperial Hawk.
The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that $41,500 in wine business scholarships will be awarded to students in the Sonoma MBA in Wine Business and undergraduate Wine Business Strategies degree programs. The WBI also announced a new scholarship valued at $3,500 to be awarded to a first-time enrollee in the online Wine Business Management program launching May 11.
Zepponi & Company, a leading merger and acquisition advisory firm dedicated to the beverage alcohol industry, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Silver Oak Cellars in the sale of their Geyserville winery facility. No brands or inventory were included in the transaction.
Castle Brands Inc., a producer of whiskey, vodka and other spirits, is exploring a sale and may draw interest from potential buyers including Corona-maker Constellation Brands Inc. and Sazerac Co., according to people familiar with the matter
The Farmers Roundtable featured more than a dozen farmers and representatives of the agriculture community who discussed with Trump and Perdue a variety of topics, including agricultural trade, regulatory reform, rural investment and infrastructure, labor issues, and the Farm Bill.
According to the High Plains Winegrowers Association (HPWA), Texas boasts approximately 4,500 acres of vineyards and nearly 100 different winegrape varieties . Producing premium wine in Texas, however, is not so easy. Like much of the United States, Texas' natural environment poses many challenges to cultivated grapevines and especially to the European grape species-Vitis vinifera-that provide the world with its most important wines.
China is set to overtake Britain and France to become the world's second-largest wine consumer by value behind the United States by 2020 as consumers turn to more middle-range wines, the International Wine & Spirit Research (IWSR) organization said on Thursday.
Liu is now convinced he's spotted his next major haul, this time in a seemingly unlikely place for Chinese investment. The millionaire developer is betting that the oft-dismissed wine region of Temecula is poised to break out as a far bigger destination for oenophiles and tourists given its proximity to Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.
Growing wine grapes remained a dream for cold climate farmers until amateur botanist Elmer Swenson turned viticulture upside down in the 1970s, when he debuted 'Swenson Red' in partnership with the University of Minnesota.
A new Global Wine Index outlines the most at-risk wine regions according to natural disasters, rising temperatures and other climate change factors. Unfortunately, some of the world's finest grapes are unlikely to survive.
A Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) poll on wine imports and distribution reveals most Quebecers believe the current system impedes restaurants and their customers. In the poll, 71% of Quebecers believe independent restaurateurs should have the right to import wine and sell it directly to consumers.
The awards will go to students enrolled next academic year in both its MBA and undergraduate wine business programs. The school also said that one $3,500 scholarship will go to a student in its online Wine Business Management program that launches on May 11.
Bordeaux vineyards have been hit by what many fear is the worst frost in a quarter of a century, with farming unions warning that some producers now face crisis and that the 2017 vintage could be affected. With extra reporting by Chris Mercer
A multidisciplinary European-Australian team of researchers led by Dr. James Daniell of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) examines the extent to which regions are affected by the risks and how climate change influences wine industry