Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Parent Sorensen Funeral Home in Petaluma. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at St. Rose Catholic Church in Santa Rosa. A location for the reception to follow has not yet been determined.
the forces of regulatory inertia, lawmakers' slavish devotion to the deep pockets of wine wholesalers who oppose retailer wine shipping, and a reactionary fear of change by most small retailers all stand in the way of giving America's traditional specialty wine retailers their chance at survival
Hunter Lewis, the editor of Cooking Light, will become Food & Wine's new editor in chief, replacing Nilou Motamed, who is leaving the company after a little more than a year. Ms. Motamed had taken over from Dana Cowin, who edited the magazine for more than 20 years.
The fifth year of Celebrate focused on the Syrah grape-the region cycles through Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah every three years-and featured older vintage tastings, winemaker dinners and several seminars from some of the Valley's 120 wineries
The guys kick around vineyard real-estate in Sonoma and Napa. Our listeners have more questions on Rose' and we talk about blends, colors and styles from around the world. Tipping at tasting rooms, yes or no? Is the old tasting room model broken? Ever had a headache from sulfites? ...
The Round-Up City is on the map as the birthplace for groundbreaking work in harvesting wine grapes and tree fruit. Jeff Lorton of the Future Farm Project at the Pendleton Unmanned Aircraft System Test Range, says Digital Harvest CEO Young Kim has found a way to mesh virtual reality with robotics to delicately pick the fruit
for those who care, good rosés, made conscientiously, are out there. The best - the sort of rosés that can age and evolve like any other good wine - have risen in price. But for roughly $15 to $20, the sweet spot for good value in wine, you can find remarkable rosés from many corners of the wine-producing world
Rosé has shown strong growth over the past year and is outpacing overall US wine growth, a trend which will ramp up during the summer months thanks to the pink drink's light and versatile appeal, says Nielsen.
the aromas were reconstituted by combining aroma compounds in the synthetic wine, and sensory descriptive analysis was used to verify the chemical data. Fatty acid ethyl esters, acetate esters, and ?-damascenone were found with higher OAVs in the more fruity-smelling sample of Helan Mountain rather than Shangri-La
Five men have been jailed for their part in a failed attempt to break into the wine cellar of famed collector Michel-Jack Chasseuil, who was threatened with a Kalashnikov rifle and had his fingers broken during the terrifying ordeal in 2014.
Napa-based Wine RayZyn Company - which launched in January 2016 banking on the inspiration to turn dried wine grapes into a snack - this week reported reaching distribution in more than 1,500 stores as well as breaking into international markets and some restaurants
Following the announcement last week of the Clos Rougeard purchase by Martin and Olivier Bouygues, Decanter.com can confirm that Hervé Berland, CEO of Château Montrose in St Estèphe, will extend his role to also oversee the Loire estate
How to showcase an icon wine? First, bring together the wealthiest visionary of Argentina, a world celebrated Patagonian chef and a renowned Italian born wine consultant. Next, uncork several magnums of the 2015 vintage on the tranquil grounds of a Bordeaux château. Billionaire Argentinian Alejandro Bulgheroni owns multiple wineries, including Renwood in California, Château Suau in Bordeaux, a few in Tuscany (including Dievole) as well as in Argentina (Argento, Bodega Vistalba) and a new venture in Patagonia that will be the southernmost winery in the world