Eight generations of the Foucault family built up this property in Saumur-Champigny to the under-the-radar powerhouse that it is today. It was first created in 1664. Its Cabernet Franc wines are among the most sought after in the world and yet whose owners Charly and Nady Foucault routinely shunned any publicity
More than 1,000 trade attendees came out across North America to see Australia Up Close, Wine Australia's new educational campaign that spanned three weeks and nine cities across the United States and Canada. A record number of regions and grape varieties were represented, with wines from 74 wineries representing more than half of Australia's 65 wine regions, and joined by 31 winemakers from Down Under.
Ranchers want imported meat labels to display what country those products originated from. Currently, regulations allow companies that import meat products into the U.S.--including beef and pork--to display "Product of USA", even though the meat was slaughtered elsewhere
... one person would get stretched too thin in some places and excel in others. Eventually, the job was split in half to lighten the load. The position is now a research director's position in enology and viticulture and does not require a PhD
The wine business is facing a number of issues that could be significantly impacted by Trump administration priorities, including climate change, reduction in scientific research and possible government overreach
Speaking during a vertical tasting of Viñedo Chadwick at Vinexpo in Bordeaux this week, Chadwick said: "During the '90s winemakers were pushing the bigger, hedonistic, powerful styles of red championed by the likes of Michel Rolland
The Viader 2017 Auction Napa Valley offering - a trip with Delia to tour the wine regions of Argentina - went for $520,000, the fourth top lot after Colgin Cellars, Antica Napa Valley and Dalla Valle Vineyards. "I wanted to bring people from here to my first home to see not only the wine but also what it means to live in a place that has its rough spots, too," Delia said. "Going back there is in some ways like going full circle. The path may not always be easy, but it can be wonderfully beautiful along the way"
Like Harlan Estate and its owner's more recent Promontory endeavor, the Bond project grew slowly and organically. A recent comprehensive tasting at Bond in March showcased the portfolio's consistently stunning quality and made their distinctive site qualities easy to appreciate