Wine Institute sought to quantify the damage to make the point that the stakes for the industry are high - and will continue to mount if it doesn't invest in more research about how to mitigate the effects of wildfire and smoke on wines in the future.
Unlike the NDTech screening, which is expensive, Amorim can implement Naturity at no extra cost to wineries. Ultimately, proving the effectiveness of this treatment will require third-party validation, but according to company representatives, Amorim has carried out extensive bottling trials.
Since December 26, South Africa has again had an alcohol sales ban, the third since the start of the Corona pandemic. In the last twelve months, South Africa's producers have thus had to cope with an 18-week sales stop on the domestic market, where half of South Africa's wine volume is usually sold.
Jeff Kandarian is promoted to Executive Vice President, Winemaking. Michael Abernathy, who joined the team as Assistant Winemaker in 2016, is promoted to Winemaker, and the team will hire a new Assistant Winemaker
Monticelli, a native of Pistoia in Italy's Tuscany region whose family are vintners, graduated magna cum laude from Fresno State in 1969 with a bachelor's degree in viticulture and enology. He started working for Gallo the following year.
The climate of Northwest Michigan poses many challenges to wine grape growing, but there's also great potential, according to the new viticulture extension educator Michigan State University hired last summer.
A new study has revealed an alarming number of California households collectively owe more than $1 billion in debt stemming from failure to pay water bills over the past year.
The California Water Board released the results of the survey on Tuesday, which show that 1.6 million households have water debt. That totals 12 percent of the state.
The group focuses on promoting the quality of grapes grown and wines produced in the St. Helena AVA and consists of 50 winery members and 25 grape growers.
In recent years, the organization has organized an annual fundraiser, given money for scholarships to students at St. Helena High School and been active in other programs in the St. Helena community.
San Antonio-based sommelier Jennifer Beckmann is leagues closer to realizing her dream of opening Re:Rooted 210, a winery at downtown SA's fast-evolving Hemisfair complex. The spot will serve both its own Texas-grown wine and that of other Texas vintners.
the collection of owners allege in the lawsuit that Gov. Newsom and public health officials "have not provided scientific evidence showing that outdoor dining is more dangerous than other permitted activities."
Airlines are still operating only a fraction of the number of flights they offered pre-pandemic, and alcohol is banned in many cabins to help thwart the spread of Covid-19. This is adding up to a lot of leftover booze. Now, American Airlines is hoping to sell and ship some of its excess wine directly to peoples' homes.
Trump withdrew from the agreement in 2017. Biden vows to move quickly on climate change action, and his inclusion of scientists throughout the government marks the beginning of a major policy reversal after four years of the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks.
Babe Wine's campaigns are very different from most wine brands. There are no well-coiffed women, sipping rosé and nibbling on charcuterie boards. Nor are there suavely-dressed men in leather armchairs, swirling a heavy-bodied red in a pricey glass.
Six years ago, I wrote my own State of the Union, Wine Shipping Edition, breaking down the 50 states and one district into tiers based on how expensive and difficult it was for us to send wine into each.