What are some of the new trends in Burgundy? This was a question posted to over 20 top Domains in Burgundy, and the results suggest that Burgundian wineries are looking to the past for inspiration. Five major trends emerged from the interviews, but the two strongest were healthy vineyards, with more adoption of organic/biodynamic farming, and an increased focus on direct-to-consumer sales.
Immigration authorities seized five apple pickers in Albion on Tuesday. The men had no criminal records and were not the intended targets of an enforcement action, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed. But when found lacking legal status, they were charged with immigration violations and detained "pending removal proceedings,"
Out as early as James Suckling's scores, Sauternes estate Château Guiraud has released its 2016 wine en primeur, with no price change on the 2015 vintage, so that buyers will already know the price of the wine when tasting it
Evolving plans for a new wine-related event center at the entrance to this rural, historic village have some people here bracing for a fight, afraid the charm and flavor of their pastoral valley may be in jeopardy
Wines of Michigan made a pit stop in San Francisco after pouring for the Alsace Festival in Mendocino Country. Eight wineries were represented along with a handful of producers. This tasting focused on Riesling, wine producers there have long known how to produce well; and Pinot Noir, a grape I believe is giving them more of a challenge.
The Ceja family's wine and beer ventures in Los Carneros winegrowing region straddling Sonoma and Napa counties on Wednesday, March 22, received a state award for environmentally conscious agribusiness.
People say everything is possible in China and some folks take this to heart, making the impossible, possible: conjuring up a suspiciously Petrus-like label and a commemorative wine from Château Cheval Blanc called 'Clos du Cheval Blanc'. Both 'unicorn' wines are just a series of deliberately misleading to downright fraudulent wines we spotted at the Chengdu Wine Fair this week
UK ports will be 'stopped dead' and wine could be held there for days if a customs deal isn't reached in Brexit negotiations, the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned as the government prepares to trigger Article 50 this week
Last year was a bountiful crop for Lodi's vineyards, which produced the second largest harvest in history, according to recent numbers released from the annual Grape Crush Report for 2016 from the California Department of Farming and Agriculture.
The dollar slid to a four-month low against a basket of currencies on Monday as investors weighed the prospects of a U.S. fiscal spending boost under President Donald Trump after his failure to push through a key healthcare reform bill
I'm of the opinion that you don't find a 100-point wine -- it finds you. I came to the 2013 Freemark Abbey Cabernet Bosche at one of my recent tasting sessions. I had just tasted the impressive 2013 Duckhorn Three Palms Vineyard Merlot. I rated this wine from the storied Napa Valley vineyard 98 points. It'll be hard to top that, I thought ...