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07/21/20

Traditionally considered as a cheap and cheerful beverage, rosé has undergone a complete image transformation over the past decade. The US market has largely stimulated this makeover, leading to a boom in quality and production.

07/21/20

For the first time in the competition's history, we're opening up voting to all members of the wine trade, not just attendees of the PACK Conference. WBM hopes to use this digital platform to broaden the discussion on wine packaging, providing inspiration and information by sharing the unique designs.

07/21/20

Walt Ranch wants to mitigate for greenhouse gas emissions by permanently protecting 248 acres of woodlands. The appeals court want specifics, given the possibility that mitigation could take place on the Walt Ranch itself.

07/21/20

Restaurants and pubs throughout the province will now be able to purchase beer, wine and spirits at wholesale cost instead of liquor store retail prices.

07/21/20

The state's attorney general is attempting to use a 21st Amendment power to stop direct deliveries from out-of-state retailers, raising new questions about Ohio's alcohol shipping laws

07/21/20

Two companies accused of illegally shipping wine and liquor to Ohio say they shouldn't be included in an injunction filed by Attorney General Dave Yost.

07/21/20

Julie Cavil succeeds longtime winemaker and mentor Eric Lebel as the grande marque's chef de cave

07/21/20

Voyten will oversee the wine and spirits brand management organization, leading the development and execution of its wine and spirits portfolio vision and brand marketing strategies.

07/21/20

Doug Roskelley, 71, of Milton-Freewater was well known in the Valley, and the wine industry in particular, after moving to Windrow Vineyard and establishing TERO Estates in 2007. The land is one of the oldest commercial vineyards in the Valley.

07/21/20

Jason Brown has been named general manager of the Custom Projects division of The Nordby Companies in Sonoma County.

07/21/20

A once-obscure Piemontese grape is on the rise, and it's being embraced by Italian producers and American sommeliers

07/21/20

On July 22, at 6:30pm, the El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association will present a discussion via Zoom on current vineyard observations and overview of the growing season with Justin Guadagnolo PCA, CCA of Mid Valley Ag.

07/21/20

Rombauer Vineyards is marking its milestone 40-year Anniversary and the release of its popular 2019 Carneros Chardonnay with an entirely virtual event from the Napa Valley based winery. The Joy of Wine event on Saturday, July 25th will broadcast on Facebook Live and YouTube Live. Starting at 3 p.m. PT/ 6 p.m. ET, guests will enjoy a stroll through the winery caves, hear from the Rombauer family and lifelong friends of the Founders, Joan and Koerner Rombauer, sample wine, watch cooking demos, meet the team, view the vineyards and winemaking practices, and even enjoy live music.

07/21/20

Hello and welcome to your next go-to summer drink.

07/21/20

More legal drinking age consumers than ever before are drinking craft beer, market research firm Nielsen found in its sixth annual Craft Beer Insights Poll (CIP), conducted on behalf of not-for-profit trade group the Brewers Association (BA).

07/21/20

For this city dweller, wine provided the opening to a greater understanding of food and agriculture, and their precarious balance.

07/21/20

One thing stays reliably constant in winemaking: the sugars (carbohydrates) in grapes are turned into alcohol and carbon dioxide by tiny legends called yeast.

07/21/20

It's a chance to bid for some of Italy's greatest wines - nice work if you can get it.

07/21/20

The situation has become easier to manage since the return of hot, dry weather in early July.

07/21/20

Shoppers Cite Higher Prices While Reporting Anxiety Related to Economy and Jobs

07/21/20

The agreement paves the way for the European Commission, the EU's executive, to raise billions of euros on capital markets on behalf of all 27 states, an unprecedented act of solidarity in almost seven decades of European integration.

07/21/20

South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has slapped a ban on the domestic sale of alcohol. This, plus the loss of wine tourism, threatens to cripple the wine industry.

07/21/20

"How long will it take for the economy to get back to normal? That's the question I am asked most often these days, where "back to normal" is code for conditions at the start of 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic and the recession it has produced."

07/21/20

"The Tomasello Winery Social Distancing Tasting Kit."