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12/13/19

The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. Michael David Bruno, an attorney for chef Thomas Keller and his restaurant group, on Thursday declined to comment on the out-of-court agreement, saying it is confidential. An attorney for plaintiff Vannessa Scott-Allen could not be reached to comment on the case

12/13/19

The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month trade war. "We're close to a deal," said Myron Brilliant, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's head of international affairs, who has been briefed by both sides. Brilliant said the administration has agreed to suspend Trump's plans to impose tariffs on $160 billion in Chinese imports Sunday and to reduce existing tariffs, though it wasn't clear by how much

12/13/19

The victory makesJohnson the most electorally successful Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher, another politician who was loved and loathed in almost equal measure. It was a disaster for left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who faced calls for his resignation even as the results rolled in

12/13/19

Sonoma winemaking icon helped lay the path for California's Pinot Noir love affair

12/13/19

A 40 year-old agricultural engineer acquired the property from the British-Syrian Simon Halabi.

12/13/19

Beginning in 2020, he'll assume the position of winemaker emeritus at Freemark Abbey, a position not only new for him, but for the winery itself. It's not retirement, but a step back for Edwards, who spent the last year working closely with his successor, Kristy Melton.

12/13/19

Mr. Chamberlain territory will include Sonoma, Mendocino, Washington, Oregon and Texas

12/13/19

Starting 2020 ankita will focus on China, European and US markets.

12/13/19

His candid talk will explore the many challenges and opportunities facing the wine industry today, including consolidation, consumer trend shifts, increased competition and more.

12/13/19

"We've seen continued demand for innovation in the winemaking space, and this is truly what keeps us motivated. Winemakers are creative and like to experiment. We have a deep bench of R&D scientists and application specialists that listen to this feedback, and continue to develop new products specific to our market"

12/13/19

As 2019 draws to a close, the bulk wine market in California has grown more active as some buyers peruse the marketplace and request samples. As such, suppliers are recommended to updated us on their bulk wine inventories and send us their samples of 2019 wines so that we at Ciatti can offer them to prospective buyers. The grape market continues to be sluggish, but - similarly - growers should list their fruit with us as soon as possible to maximise the chances of a sale.

12/13/19

Here were my suggestions: Gruet American Sparkling Wine Brut NV $15; Roederer Estate Anderson Valley Brut NV $22; Schramsberg North Coast Blanc de Noirs Brut 2015 $35. The notion was to try bottles at different prices. Two of these bottles, the Roederer Estate and the Schramsberg, come from California. Gruet is based in New Mexico, but actually used grapes from four states - New Mexico, California, Oregon and Washington - in this inexpensive cuvée.

12/13/19

In one swoop, the European Commission demonstrates, and bureaucratically defeats, the need for harmonized wine regulations.

12/13/19

"For new varieties, the use of names that could lead to confusion with those of existing varieties should be avoided, especially when those varietal names are already used for approved official labels of existing commercial products", states Resolution 609-2019 of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV).

12/13/19

The research, commissioned by Millésime Bio, a trade show devoted to organic wine, and its organiser SudVinBio, was conducted by research group IWSR. A total of 976 million bottles of organic wine are expected to be consumed in 2023, up 34% from 729 million bottles consumed in 2018.

12/13/19

Tuesday marked the grand opening for the JCB lounge, which is at the Silicon Valley hotel for a limited time

12/13/19

The new limited edition bottles from GatoNegro, have arrived in the Central American countries: Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Cuba.

12/13/19

All front labels feature the Bear Flag Monument, a California historical landmark, located in the Sonoma Plaza. The packaging also boasts premium elements, including label and hood embossing and a striking design to help improve the brand's shelf presence.

12/13/19

The acquisition strengthens Trelleborg's product portfolio, primarily in rotary seals, while giving the business area access to increased manufacturing capacity.

12/13/19

With this unprecedented milestone for the sector, Cataluña's oldest winery once again proves its commitment to viticulture and its conversion to organic farming.

12/13/19

This important category was created with the Amorim Group, a multinational Portuguese company which leads in cork production.

12/13/19

More than 60 women directors serving on S&P 500 boards gathered on October 3 at the WCD S&P 500 Director Summit, which took place at the Harvard Club in New York City.

12/13/19

LIP develops, produces and markets tile adhesives, waterproofing systems and floor preparation solutions and reports sales of some €30 million.

12/13/19

Amid civil unrest and growing competition from rival events, Hong Kong's annual International Wine and Spirits Fair offered compelling speakers and insights. Felicity Carter reports.

12/13/19

With the launch of the online store and wine club, customers are invited to experience hand-picked, small-production, high-quality Italian wines and to tap into the knowledge of the team while discovering new varietals and boutique, family-owned Italian wineries.

12/13/19

Bernardo Winery has been in Poway for 130 years and in the Rozzi family for 92 years.

12/13/19

Consumers can purchase each varietal individually from the Sirromet Cellar Door located at Mount Cotton or online at www.sirromet.com, with each bottle packaged in a birchwood cylinder ideal for gifting.

12/13/19

Two easy-to-use soil moisture management packages which optimize yield, fruit quality, and irrigation water use, are offered for affordable use by vineyards.

12/13/19

The revisions to the transaction are to address competitive concerns raised by the FTC primarily related to the Sparkling Wine, Brandy, Dessert Wine, and Concentrate categories.

12/13/19

So Old, It Is Actually New

12/13/19

Days of steady rain are needed - but the outlook is for conditions that are drier and warmer than average

12/13/19

Jane Anson talks exclusively with French designer-turned-winemaker Philippe Starck about his collaborations with Louis Roederer and the Grand Cru Classés of Bordeaux, as well as his new Portugal wine project...

12/13/19

In our mind Super Premium wines should come from premium growing regions and offer customers a distinct personality and wine style.