Custom-winemaking operations have been sprouting and expanding in the North Coast in recent years to slake the thirst of up-and-coming vintners to produce new brands. And mobile bottlers have been rolling out new rigs to keep up with demand from vintners that want expanded capacity or don't want to invest in expensive, infrequently used equipment
With current moderate temperatures that are expected to continue, the harvest of the grapes in the Napa Valley has slowed down, allowing vintners and workers a chance to take a breath and allowing cabernet sauvignon grapes more time to ripen
This label first caught the eye of the judges at the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), who gave it the "Excellence in Flexography" award earlier this year. They recognized it for the "tonal range" on the image, and the use of tactile varnish as a complement to the flexo printing. This wine was presented in the "narrow web, process, metallized" category of competition.
Reno is a wine industry veteran, having worked in all three tiers of wine sales since 1979. He started in retail in Washington, DC, then transitioned to a brand manager and VP of sales and marketing at William Hill Winery in 1984 and Sonoma-Cutrer in 1988.
Louis "Bob" Trinchero and Roger Trinchero are well known and respected in the wine business for their giant California wine brands that include Ménage à Trois and Sutter Home. However, they're perhaps even more respected by their employees and community members, a tribute that stems from lessons learned long before their family winery hit the big time.
New York's St. Regis Hotel hosted the biggest players in the drinks industry last night for Market Watch magazine's much-anticipated annual Leaders Awards Dinner. These prestigious awards pay tribute to the country's most progressive wine, spirits and beer retailers.
The husband-and-wife team of Dan and Kacey Stotesbery will oversee all distributor and trade relationships throughout the United States, while working alongside founders Pat and Anne Stotesbery to guide the future of Ladera.
While Simon Graves is director of vineyard operations at Treasury Wine Estates, Hilary Graves gave up winemaking after 12 years and now owns an agriculture consulting business, Mighty Nimble, and breeds the critically endangered heritage breed of Gloucestershire Old Spots pigs.
South Africa's imported wine volume in the US is up 13 percent for 2017 over the same period of 2016, according to a second quarter Gomberg-Fredriksen report. As South Africa's wine industry continues to ripen with discovery for industry and consumers, Wines of South Africa (WOSA) US (www.wosa.us) predicts continued growth in this sector.
Row-crop use of precision tends to rise and fall with commodity prices, but ag-tech and financial types are awakening to specialty crop growers' chronic issues, including labor and water shortages, as well as their ability to pull in huge premiums for high-value crops improved by precision technologies.
This two-generation family-run winemaking business was established in the '90s by siblings Deneen, David & Coral Brown and made possible by an investment from their parents Bassett Brown (from Jamaica) and Marcela Brown (from Panama)
Entire apartment blocks swayed violently in the center of Mexico City, including in the historic districts of El Centro and Roma, crumbling balconies and causing huge cracks to appear on building facades
Vinovore, which offers hundreds of unique, handpicked bottles from all over the world, and uses an animal-themed wine chart and color-coded bottles to make it easy for customers to find particular styles of wine