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02/17/17

Dr. Jim Swan, the noted whisky expert who was best known for his handiwork in advising several new whisky distilleries around the glo[b]e, passed away suddenly yesterday in his home in Edinburgh. He was 75.

02/17/17

These are demanding times for the 50 Mexican consulates scattered throughout the United States

02/17/17

The vineyard was sourced by Richard Brockmeyer, one of Homestead's Pacific Region Farm Managers, who will continue in a management role with the property. Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty acted as acquisition counsel for Homestead

02/17/17

Retail giant favors dependable brands but also buys local for 'treasure hunting' consumers

02/17/17

Jordan's attorney filed a motion to dismiss the complaint, says Brianna Day has no case

02/17/17

AgCode offers an industry-leading, comprehensive software-as-a-service (SAAS) vineyard management solution

02/17/17

Exclusive: Leaked paper shows concern firms could violate protections given to EU foodstuffs while UK products retain status

02/17/17

The Italian favorite is shifting focus from the bottom line to the bottled wine.

02/17/17

The ultimate start to Taste Washington, the Red & White Party pops the cork on the largest single-region wine and food festival in the U.S.

02/17/17

Teuwen Communications Retained as Agency of Record Through 2018

02/17/17

Livermore Valley's vineyard scene continues to expand, offering visitors new wine country experiences. We've got two great destinations to add to your must-see list, one with a newly revamped tasting room and one winery making its debut.

02/17/17

Wilson Artisan Wineries headquartered in Geyserville, California, comprised of Wilson Winery of Dry Creek, Mazzocco Sonoma Winery, Pezzi King Estate Winery, DeLorimier Estate Winery, Matrix Winery, St. Anne's Crossing Winery, Soda Rock Winery, Jaxon Key's Estate Winery & Distillery and Greenwood Ridge Winery has announced an exclusive North American partnership with Seaview Wine Imports.

02/17/17

David Marchesi has officially joined the growing list of top-tier U.S. winemakers bottling exclusive independently-made wines for online retailer, nakedwines.com

02/17/17

Mark Seifert of Foley Family Wines saw "amazing results"

02/17/17

Raymond Vineyards and John Legend have expanded their collaboration to launch the LVE Wine Cellar VIP experience during Legend's upcoming Darkness and Light Tour, where a limited-edition LVE Napa Valley Red Wine and LVE Collective membership experience will debut. LVE wines will be featured on Legend's nearly 30-city U.S. tour with tasting experiences for diamond and VIP-level ticket holders.

02/17/17

Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that David Klein, chief financial officer, will present at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference on Thursday, February 23, 2017

02/17/17

A new generation of wineries are going to painstaking lengths to acquire hundreds of historic clay karases

02/17/17

Trump wines available on the Virginia ABC website range from a $13.79 bottle of Trump Winery Chardonnay made with "100 percent estate-grown grapes from the coolest terroirs in our vineyard," to a $26.29 bottle of Trump SP Blanc De Blanc. Spokespeople for the national retail stores said the reason for the pullback was based on declining sales of Trump-related brands. In contrast, sales of Trump wine more than doubled from 2015 to 2016, according to Virginia ABC spokesperson Valerie Hubbard.

02/17/17

Back in 2013, a Japanese company began manufacturing wine for cats. A few years later, a similar product emerged Stateside. But if you thought we'd all be able to occasionally enjoy a glass or two of Pinot Grigio peacefully with our feline friends without being subjected to the infighting between cat-wine companies, alas, you were mistaken. The New York Times sheds light on this drama in a new story about the most savage, competitive industry that does not need to exist.

02/17/17

Washington Department of Agriculture estimates the 2015 drought caused between $633 million and $773 million in economic damages

02/17/17

A lawsuit by 17 Oregon counties is challenging the expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou national monument.

02/17/17

Oregon's water regulators have proposed raising fees for water rights transactions for the third time....

02/17/17

Officials raced to drain more water from a lake behind battered Oroville Dam as new storms began rolling into Northern California on Wednesday and tested the quick repairs made to damaged spillways that raised flood fears

02/17/17

It will be a familiar name in charge of the Oregon winery after, the new owners have announced.

02/17/17

The Mississippi State University Extension Service has launched Chill Hours, an app that helps growers assess growing conditions that affect plant physiology and prepare for the upcoming growing season.

02/17/17

Industry leaders have welcomed the ratification of the controversial CETA trade deal, which will eliminate almost all import tariffs on wines, spirits travelling from the EU to Canada.

02/17/17

Virgin Wines capped a strong 2016 by enjoying its best ever Christmas trading period and partly attributes its success to winning over younger adults.

02/17/17

U.S. exports of wine - the bulk of it from California - set a record in 2016 despite having to fight a strong dollar, subsidies and barriers in other countries and a tight water and labor supply at home, according to the Wine Institute.

02/17/17

The $1.62 billion in foreign trade revenue for 2016 bested the previous year's record of $1.49 billion by a slim margin through steadily strong sales in the top market, the European Union, and sharp growth increases in China and Britain.

02/17/17

Elliott and Lynn Dolin, founders of the Malibu-based Dolin Estate, are thrilled to announce the inaugural release of their first red blends from the region. The Blue Note, a blend comprised of Merlot (44%), Cabernet Sauvignon (36%) and Cabernet Franc (20%) will be available beginning in February, and Troubadour, a blend comprised of Cabernet Franc (42%), Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), Syrah (14%) and Petite Verdot (9%) will be available later this year. Both wines will retail for $45.

02/17/17

As if you needed another reason to indulge, Feb. 18 is Drink Wine Day. Although it's not an officially declared national holiday, you're not likely to find many who will oppose this day of celebration

02/17/17

" ... producers that are actually in the coastal portion of the region have initiated efforts to subdivide their corner of the appellation into more manageable slices ..."

02/17/17

The counterfeit Lafite found on JD.com Auction used the same Chinese transliterated name for Lafite - ????- - that has over the years come to be associated with the Pauillac estate in Bordeaux

02/17/17

A new generation of wineries are going to painstaking lengths to acquire hundreds of historic clay karases

02/17/17

" ... we had no idea what a hit it'd become. Within an hour, it'd raked in more than 1 million views"

02/17/17

Why drink alone when you can drink with your pet?

02/17/17

Also in Unfiltered, a 17th-century Dutch Master painting of Bacchus stolen by Nazis finds its rightful owner, and Jose Cuervo celebrates its 222nd birthday with far-out art

02/17/17

Digging up sand for construction firms on vineyard properties would destroy the local beauty, they argue

02/17/17

Western Australia's Swan Valley area has been declared a disaster zone after some of the worst flooding for decades damaged urban areas and also vineyards

02/17/17

Series of $10,000 Education Grants Announced in Support of University Education and Career Success

02/17/17

The Terroir Congress was held over four days during July 10-14, 2016

02/17/17

Bridging the gap between basic research and practical application, the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) debuts today the first issue of its second peer-reviewed journal, Catalyst: Discovery into Practice