Eurostampa California plans to open a 80,000-square-foot plant in a newly completed south Napa building at 1325 Airport Blvd. That would make catapult Eurostampa to among the top wine-label printers in the North Bay ... Roughly 90 percent of the work the Napa plant does is focused on the wine business because of the proximity to many of the producers in the industry
Unified's Tuesday keynote luncheon was first introduced in 2014 and has since become a feature of the Unified Symposium. Tuesday also includes a welcome reception in the late afternoon - an added benefit with general registration.
Chief administrative officer Hugh Reimers remarked, "It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Gerard Thoukis to this new role. Gerard brings a wealth and breadth of knowledge combined with many years of experience that I feel will truly pave the way for continued evolution at Foley Family Wines."
Forbes estimated RNDC's 2016 revenue at $6.5 billion and Breakthru's at $5.4 billion, so the merged companies in a growing market should pass $12 billion in 2017 sales and start playing in the same ballpark as Southern Glazer's, whose 2016 revenues Forbes estimated at $16.5 billion. Breakthru is a relatively new company in its present form, being the result of M&A activity that brought the Charmer Sunbelt and Wirtz distribution companies together as of early 2016
At the 2017 Wine Blogger's Conference, NakedWines.com announced that they have raised an impressive $800K for wildfire relief. And the team isn't stopping there - the momentum is continuing. The key to success? The creation of a Fire Relief Red Blend, 100% of whose sales go towards rebuilding communities hit by the Wine Country fires.
ccording to an Alcohol Justice report, the proposed two-year Senate tax break would cost the U.S. $642 million. In stark contrast to the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act's stated intent to nurture small brewers, distillers, and wineries, a lion's share of the cuts accrues to Big Alcohol. Hard liquor distillers making over 100,000 proof-gallons a year take home almost 75% of the cuts. Of the projected $126 million annual giveaway to beer manufacturers, $50 million will be claimed by just seven "mega-craft" brewers
Kathleen Kelley Young never expected to end up in Cloverdale, but she's found herself fully immersed in the town, with a bustling inn and a brand new tasting room, supporting her Kelley & Young label wines.
Workers who lost wages or jobs due to the region's recent fires may now take advantage of an extended deadline of Dec. 18 to apply for monetary benefits under the federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance program
Stephen Brook got a preview of the Brunello di Montalcino 2013 vintage at an event hosted by specialist merchant Vinexus in London. Read his report below, and Decanter Premium members can see his ratings from the tasting
Vertical tillage took the machinery world by storm just a few years ago. The concept of a machine that could run fast and only a couple inches deep, only lightly burying any residue and leaving most of it on top has been adopted on many farms.
This year's attendance saw a 2.3% increase over previous ear, and visitors from individual countries also recorded encouraging growth, including the Chinese mainland, Malaysia, Vietnam, France, the United States, Australia and Chile, said the fair's organiser HKTDC
We've revealed the Top 100 of 2017! Each year, Wine Spectator editors survey the wines reviewed over the previous 12 months and select our Top 100, based on quality, value, availability and excitement. This annual list honors successful wineries, regions and vintages around the world.
10 nanograms of the synthetic pheromone mimicked the funky taste of a female fly. But even as little as 1 nanogram of the pheromone was enough for the panel to describe the taste of the wine as "somewhat unpleasant". This suggests that even if a fly is removed from a glass quickly, it may already have spoiled the wine.
A report from Coffee and Health, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to research on the health benefits of coffee, has suggested that overall coffee might reduce the risk of liver diseases as much as 70 percent, based on research into the relationship between coffee and liver cancer, cirrhosis and chronic liver disease.