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10/30/20

Owner of Markko Vineyard Passed Away October 28

10/30/20

Lodi-based Michael David Winery has a new name and brand to go with the Geyserville winery it purchased from Silver Oak Cellars.

10/30/20

"There is so much more to learn and we are looking forward to the results."

10/30/20

They, and other current and former members of the court, say the abuse is a continuing problem of which its leadership has long been aware.

10/30/20

The potential silver-bullet solution to funding Santa Barbara County wine country's perpetual marketing woes has been unloaded, as the proposed 1 percent fee on bottle sales is now off the table.

10/30/20

Here's a sample of what Napa Valley Vintners, Winegrowers of Napa County and Napa Valley Grapegrowers want the county to do.

10/30/20

E.&J. Gallo Winery is set to open the California Brandy House, a tasting room for the company's premium artisan brands of the wine-based spirit made in the state. The new tasting room will be opened in downtown Napa on Nov. 6. The site will showcase the Germain-Robin and Argonaut luxury brands of brandy. Gallo purchased Germain-Robin, made out of Ukiah in Mendocino County, in 2017.

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The idea predated the pandemic, but editor in chief Jessica Pels said the timing of the launch is spot on.

10/30/20

Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits brand Yellowtail wine is releasing the first work under new agency partner Pereira O'Dell. The agency landed the business in July.

10/30/20

Dearie said his agenda for the company includes furthering premiumization and raising the profile of Washington and Oregon wines, while revitalizing SMWE's Chateau Ste. Michelle and 14 Hands labels through innovation and targeted programming.

10/30/20

If your business has sustained a fire loss, below are steps for you to take in working with your insurers to ensure that you receive the maximum benefits under any applicable insurance policies. Prompt action is important to preserve your business' rights under its insurance policies and to maximize its ultimate insurance recovery.

10/30/20

One of the women said she was raped by a master sommelier after meeting him at a Manhattan wine event in 2018.

10/30/20

A New York Times report alleges that Geoff Kruth, the master sommelier who has been the president of GuildSomm, a wine-education nonprofit, since 2008, made unwanted sexual advances toward at least six female sommeliers.

10/30/20

According to the New York Times, harassment and abuse has pushed many women to stop pursuing the master sommelier title and, in some cases, quit the industry entirely

10/30/20

Domaine Fourrier only produces one Les Sentiers barrel each year.

10/30/20

George Hamel, III, managing director of Hamel Family Wines, gathered a wide range of professionals to discuss the best ways to connect and speak to the Millennial generation, as he and his brother John, winemaker for Hamel Family Wines, are both Millennials themselves and so it is a deeply personal mission for them.

10/30/20

Since 2015, several monstrous fires have plagued California's famous wine-growing region. For some, the region's natural beauty and wealth of opportunity are keeping them grounded. Others don't even have a choice.

10/30/20

"Every year I think I'm confident I could do it myself, but it's criminally inhibitive to people who don't have a business behind them or their own wealth."

10/30/20

Trade fair ProWein has once again pledged its support for our annual Green Awards. We caught up with Bastian Mingers, director of ProWein, to find out why sustainability is so important for the drinks industry.

10/30/20

Many say that the very rigor that helped create some of the world's most lauded wines is also threatening its supremacy.

10/30/20

Vignerons Catalans, located in Perpignan, southern France, originated in the 1960's when a few independent wine growers unified in a single effort: to make and promote wines from Roussillon.

10/30/20

As winter encroaches, more than half of U.S. consumers are considering replenishing their assortment of goods and essential products that they had originally stockpiled during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year.

10/30/20

London's restaurateurs have opened up to db's Lucy Shaw about the difficulty of trying to trade under tier two restrictions, with co-founder of The Wolseley, Jeremy King, describing the situation as "like being cut off at the knees".

10/30/20

She learned how to make wine while attending university in France (the Lycée de L'Oisellerie in Angoulême and the University of Bordeaux); developed her skills in Cognac (Lycée Agricole de L'Oisellerie), Burgundy (Domaine Devevey), Bordeaux (Château La Dominique, Château Haut-Brion, and Château La Mission Haut-Brion), and Côte-Rôtie (Domaine Michelle & Stéphane Ogier and Domaine Clusel-Roch), and Alsace (Domaine Scheidecker); in a particularly hectic three-year period worked six harvests; has a degree in chemistry, earned in her hometown of Medellín, Colombia. And she is married to a fellow winemaker, Jeff Pisoni, with whom she makes wine under the Shared Notes label.

10/30/20

Amelia Morán Ceja made history in 1999 when she became the first Mexican American woman to launch her own wine business with her family in California. She's endured racism, earthquakes, wildfires, blackouts, and now, a mismanaged pandemic.

10/30/20

Bordeaux is one of France's iconic wine regions, recognized for quality and tradition. While enthusiasts know this source for some of the world's most expensive collectibles and elegant châteaux, the region expresses dynamism and depth through many family wineries.

10/30/20

Concerns over ugly farms and unpleasant smells fuel Napa County's angst over growing cannabis.