Wines will be distributed through Southern Glazer's, as well as the Company's Artisanal Fine Wine & Spirits and Signature Luxury divisions. Southern Glazer's currently distributes Jackson Family Wines in Arkansas, Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Washington.
Kontos Cellars is making tracks in the wine industry with a new designated-driving initiative. Effective immediately, tasting fees will be waived for each person or group with a sober, designated driver present.
Speaking during a debate on Brexit at the London Wine Fair yesterday, Enotria chief executive Troy Christensen said: "Brexit has exacerbated the negative factors of the on-trade and we will see a seismic reshaping of the sector second only to the credit crunch in the next five years - the landscape will look very different in five year's time.
Released by RewardExpert, the new ranking saw over two million wine reviews and ratings from the CellarTracker app being analysed to determine the best locations across the country, both in terms of quality of quantity, with some of the results proving to be surprising. By matching the reviews of bottles to specific registered wineries, the study was able to produce a ranking of the best wine producing areas of the United States down to three-digit zip code levels.
The mutual alliance aims to improve the visibility of progression paths and opportunities for women in the wine and spirits industry. This will be achieved primarily through the development of shared content for WSET alumni and Women of the Vine & Spirits members.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-97) included an amendment named the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform (CBMTR) that was supposed to be effected January 1, 2018. CBMTR is administered by the Treasury Department's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). No sooner had the bill passed when the agency discovered it had to solve a problem the new law created, so TTB extended effecting the wine excise tax portion of the bill to June 30, 2018.
WPD (formerly West Pico Distributors) of Vernon, California and Kayco, the nation's leading source for kosher and kosher lifestyle products, are pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Jenio to the Leadership team at WPD. Jayson Folus, President of DSM Distribution Services Management, who leads the WPD team announced the appointment today.
"He told us that the Ministry is well aware of the difficulties that the copper ban would pose and that France should call for it to be re-registered. There shouldn't be a deadlock," explained board chairman Jérôme Despey.
Renato Zardo has a fresh perspective on the growing industry. There are several reasons for that. He started his career and education in Brazil before moving to the U.S., where he earned a master's degree in science from The Ohio State University. He's also worked in both the ornamental and greenhouse vegetable industries. He's currently working for Delta, OH-based NatureFresh Farms.
HALL and WALT Wines have announced the launch of BACA Wines, a new and modern California Zinfandel brand led by Craig and Kathryn Hall's daughter, Jennifer Brown. The next generation, family-owned brand includes four wines as part of its 2016 inaugural vintage.
Jennifer Sowerwine, a University of California-Berkeley specialist, has helped put millions of dollars from USDA to work restoring food security - defined as access to sufficient, healthy, and culturally appropriate foods - among those from whom it was once taken.
The Centre Vinicole - Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte (CV-CNF) posted sales worth 200 million euros for 2017 at its annual AGM this month, in line with 2016, but a net operating profit of 15.9 million euros, a 20% decline compared to the previous year.
Created in 2017, the DOC covers the Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto regions, and permits the use of Chardonnay, Friulano, Garganega, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio and Verduzzo.
The days of dismissing rosé as a mere summer flirtation are over. As producers and consumers realise the depth of flavour and sheer quality of the wines on offer, the power of pink will only become stronger, writes Lauren Eads.
Future wine lovers may be able to eat the bottles as well as drink the contents, after receiving their latest order via drone, suggests a report on the future of wine ordering and drinking, published by Armit Wines in collaboration with a food futurologist.
With 312 days to go until the UK officially leaves the EU, the effect of economic uncertainty and how the trade is placed to take advantage of opportunities offered by Brexit formed the crux of discussions at one of the opening debates of the London Wine Fair this morning.
The limited edition range, exclusive to Lanchester Wines in the UK, comprises Le Argille Cabernet di Cabernet 2014 - presented in a cement-dipped bottle with labels made of leather, and Baglietti Prosecco DOC No.10 which comes in a diamond-cut glass bottle with gold foil closure and navy fabric label.
A month ago, Food and Wine's Jordana Rothman unveiled her list of the Best New Restaurants, which included Gabe Stulman's West Village restaurant, Fairfax. Today, she's shared her list of 2018's Best New Chefs.
The Napa Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) has started a program to help small businesses that suffered physical losses or economic injury as a result of the October 2017 wildfires.
Grants are now available to Napa County businesses that applied for a disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), but were declined.
A simplified ordinance regulating times for alcohol sales was given final approval by the Fort Pierre City Council at its regular Monday meeting. The only practical effect appears to be very limited: It will now be possible to sell alcohol on Christmas, if a business wants to open its doors that day.