Thankfully for the wine world, she moved on from Macy's to Rodney Strong Vineyards, working both on the sales side and in the lab at Healdsburg, getting four harvests under her belt before being accepted into the masters of enology program at the University of California, Davis.
Since the wine business very literally works on a yearly cycle, it remains to be seen whether and how the inflation crisis will affect premiumization. On one hand, producer costs have gone up and supply crisis problems keep fine wine margins low and price pressure up. On the other hand, consumers are squeezed and watching their disposable income shrink while. A recession is on the horizon.
Members of the national government announced an investment of up to $990,866 to Wine Growers Canada. The project will help increase domestic and export sales of Canadian-made wine through targeted awareness and training initiatives.
Ontario's first custom crush pad and multi-brand winery with retail and tasting bar is now a reality with the purchase of the Stoney Ridge winery in Vineland by a group of investors led by Rennie Vineyard owner Graham Rennie.
John Schreiner on wine Stag's Hollow zeroes in on Pinot NoirOctober 7thThis fall’s release from Keira LeFranc, the winemaker at Stag’s Hollow Vineyards, focusses entirely on Pinot Noir, a varietal for which the Okanagan Falls sub-appellation has a strong reputation. Stag’s Hollow grows Pinot Noir both at the estate vineyard and in its newer Shuttleworth Creek Vineyard.