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12/03/16

Trezise is transitioning from his 31-year position as President of the New York Wine & Grape Foundation (NYWGF) to an increased role with WineAmerica, while remaining President of the International Riesling Foundation, judging in major wine competitions, and continuing his involvement with other wine industry organizations and activities

12/03/16

Victoria Snyder, previously fulfilling the role of Senior Vice President of Operations, has been appointed as Senior Vice President, US Sales - Rachel Ashley appointed Vice President, Wine Production, responsible for leading her current Winemaking and Grape Resources team, as well as the Winery Operations group

12/03/16

Now in her sixth month at SSU, Sakaki, 63, has quickly made it clear that she is there to serve its 9,400 students and the faculty who teach them, even if it involves taking on a few sacred cows

12/03/16

the first time the international event has been held in the United States.

12/03/16

"This is a very different job market than we were used to in the past," he said. "Gone are the days in the hospitality business where you can run on part-time workers with no benefits."

12/03/16

Each planned airport area development project adds only incrementally to rush hour delays, but the cumulative impact is something else again

12/03/16

Five organizations are appealing the project to the Board of Supervisors. These include the statewide Center for Biological Diversity, and local organizations including Napa Sierra Club, Living Rivers Council, Circle Oaks Homes Association and Circle Oaks Water District. While it is impossible to summarize all of the issues in contention, these are some of the major ones

12/03/16

A Chicago bar is dropping all MillerCoors products five months after a member of the Coors family co-hosted a fundraiser for president-elect Donald Trump

12/03/16

The 20th Vinitech-Sifel trade show (global trade show for equipment and services for the vitivinicultural, arboricultural and market gardening sectors) was held in Bordeaux from 29 November to 1 December.

12/03/16

Miller gave players a custom wine, blended by a Boulder native

12/03/16

The next best thing to drinking wine is reading about it; start with these new books

12/03/16

it's not a white variety per se. Rather, it's just an accidental colour mutation of the more familiar red grenache

12/03/16

An expert in wine counterfeiting is trying to put a stop to parts of the auction of the assets of Berkeley's Premier Cru, concerned that the empty bottles and original wooden wine cases on sale could be used to flood the market with fake wines

12/03/16

A proposal to build the Sleeping Lady winery between Napa and Yountville at the base of the Mayacamas Mountains is going before Napa County Planning Commission

12/03/16

Hugh Reimers, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Jackson Family Wines, grew up in the Barossa Valley of South Australia where his father was a professor at Australia's most famous winemaking school, the University of Adelaide; Reimers received his bachelor's there in 1991. He worked as winemaker for Orlando-Wyndham and as senior red winemaker for Yalumba before moving from his homeland to California in 2002

12/03/16

Thanks to the huge pressure on growers in Veneto - which, since a 2009 ruling to prevent low-quality imitations, is the only area where prosecco can legally be produced - locals say a cocktail of pesticides is being sprayed on the vines to help keep up with demand

12/03/16

It took an Armenian wine to help me focus on what I like about Virginia wine.

12/03/16

With online application, wineries of any size can ship

12/03/16

Andrew Jefford considers the role of indigenous grape varieties in Cava and other sparkling wines

12/03/16

Seek out Austin's top wine bars on your next trip to Texas, thanks to Ray Isle, Decanter.com stateside expert and current executive wine editor of Food & Wine.

12/03/16

at Lindley Hall, London, New Zealand Winegrowers has announced

12/03/16

Peter Burford, owner and publisher of Burford books, tends to choose books for his list that he'd like to have on his own shelves.

12/03/16

Any list of the top German Rieslings two decades ago would have been dominated by sweet wines like Auslese, Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese with 10% (100 grams per liter) to 25% (250 grams per liter) residual sweetness. Dry wines with less than 1% (10 grams per liter) unfermented grape sugar would have been shutout all together.

12/03/16

The coldest and most widespread blast of arctic air so far this season will spread across the majority of the United States this week

12/03/16

Hundreds of women in six major wine-producing countries completed the survey, covering equal pay, workplace treatment during and after pregnancy, and sexist behaviour. Winemakers, viticulturists, owners and managers in Australia, California, Germany, Italy, New Zealand and France (where the collection of data was disrupted by summer holidays and vintage and could not be included) were encouraged to detail their experiences honestly, through anonymity