This elongated, oversized bottle is normally the hallmark of malt liquor found in corner convenience stores. But twist the cap and you'll find adult beverages better suited for brunching, rather than a scene from "Boyz n the Hood."
In 2014, he sold the company to Argentine billionaire Alejandro Bulgheroni. "It just felt like time" to sell, Pope said. "It was either that go to the bank and borrow money to expand. I sold him a nice company with zero debt and great track record."
"I remember looking out over the Nebbiolo and saying, 'I'll graft all of you,'" says grower Stephy Terrizzi of the notoriously stubborn Italian grapevines, these ones with fruit destined for her Giornata wines.
Every wine region needs its star properties. Not, of course, to dominate, but to draw attention to what can be done, to open up distant markets, and to inspire and encourage smaller and newer competitors
La Frenz Winery on the Okanagan Valley's revered Naramata Bench won four gold medals, including a best of class award, at the Dan Berger International Wine Competition. Formerly known as the Riverside International Wine Competition, founder Dan Berger last year renamed it and moved it to his home in Sonoma County.
Citrus growers and viticulturists across the Mildura region will benefit from three biosecurity projects worth over $250,000 to protect the industry from plant pests and to open up export opportunities.