After five years of working as a server at Per Se, Thomas Keller's acclaimed New York City restaurant, Vanessa Scott-Allen set her sights on the Napa Valley. But after moving here to work at The French Laundry, the job fell through
Three Napa wineries may finally get some of their gold-medal winning wine worth tens of thousands of dollars back after James Allen Hall was arrested Friday in Wichita, Kansas. Hall faces charges of fraud and illegally purchasing, selling and distributing alcohol without a license.
His vineyards have become his living laboratory, where he has experimented with new clones, different trellising systems, and farming methods. ... And he is also the owner of Monterey Pacific vineyard management company that farms 12,000 acres in Monterey County
"This joint was chosen as the first pairing of the night because it will help loosen you up after working all day. This strain is CBD-dominant, so you won't get too high right away, and its flavor will also complement the appetizers being passed around."
Even though last winter's El Niño didn't bring the heavy rains forecasted, the small bit of precipitation combined with a steady, warm growing season resulted in solid, good-quality yields that should make for a strong vintage
"People in the state are enjoying exploring new grape varieties, some of which stand out in Texas terroir. A few examples are Tannat, Tempranillo, Picpoul Blanc, and Roussanne. Traditional California varieties that are popular ..."
In just three years, Wine2Wine has grown to become Italy's leading forum for the business of Italian wine. The event attracts wine industry executives, principals and marketing professionals - all of the players involved in the production and distribution of Italian wine - who gather to discuss issues, innovations, challenges and opportunities that affect the production and sales of Italian wine. International journalists and global wine industry influencers attend as well.
Among wine lovers around the world, Wine Spectator has taken on a familiarity and fame reserved for only the most influential people and publications: Ask a sommelier or a retailer about a particular wine, or a vintage in a specific region, and the answer is likely to begin with the phrase, "I was just reading in the Spectator…"
Sometimes a number just jumps off the screen. When I saw that local winemaker Charles Smith had sold some of his best-known brands to international producer Constellation, I figured we'd be talking tens of millions of dollars. So when I saw the actual price tag-$120 million-my jaw dropped