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Tuesday, February 21st

01/06/17

Together with her husband, Randy, she found a second career in wine and produced a landmark Cabernet Sauvignon

01/06/17

Daniel Baron, winemaker at Silver Oak & Twomey for the last two decades, retired at the end of 2016 with his hand-picked successor, Nate Weis, taking over as Director of Winemaking. We toast Daniel and thank him for what has been a memorable run

01/06/17

Acclaimed artisan winery La Crema today announced the promotion of Craig McAllister to the position of Head Winemaker. McAllister, who first joined La Crema as the harvest enologist in 2007, has been a passionate steward of La Crema's Monterey program and played a vital role in elevating the winery's Sonoma Coast portfolio throughout his tenure.

01/06/17

Long Island Wine Council, the organization promoting, protecting and strengthening Long Island Wine Country in New York, announces Teuwen Communications as its agency of record. The compelling program includes strategic media and trade relations as well as a social media campaign to further establish Long Island as a world-class wine region and showcase its passionate producers and balanced wines.

01/06/17

Treasury Wine Estates chief executive Mike Clarke heads towards his third anniversary at the helm of the company as one of the golden boys of the Australian sharemarket

01/06/17

Dedicated to developing innovating programming, maximizing efficiencies and driving sales with regional and national account partners, Precept Wine is excited to announce the formation of its new Strategic Accounts Division and has promoted and appointed Austin Gangel to Senior Vice President to oversee it. Gangel will report to Precept Wine Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Alex Evans.

01/06/17

Seaview Imports is appointed sole US Agent and Importer by Vignobles de Saint Tropez for the Provence Wines - Saint-T, Domaine Cezanne, La Bravade and Chateau La Moutte, effective January 1, 2017.

01/06/17

Laffort USA will present their Applied Research Cooperative (ARC) seminar at the Citizen Hotel on January 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. during the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium held in downtown Sacramento.

01/06/17

Winemakers throughout Oregon will cast a spotlight on Tempranillo for the second straight year with the Oregon Tempranillo Celebration, but organizers have a new twist by creating a consumer tasting on Sunday, Jan. 22 in Ashland.

01/06/17

Napa County is amid the calm before a big weekend storm, raising questions of whether the area will experience flooding and enough runoff to trigger the Napa flood control bypass for the first time

01/06/17

Paris-based Européenne de Participations Industrielles (EPI) has bought a majority stake in Biondi Santi, one of the most renowned Brunello di Montalcino wine producers

01/06/17

With the donation of another $1 million, the local Trinchero vintner family has doubled their gift to OLE Health's efforts to build a new health center in south Napa.

01/06/17

After many long years of waiting, California's drought relief may finally be here. Snow has piled up over five feet in some parts of the Sierra Nevada since the Sunday storm. And while the first snow survey of the year actually came in below average in terms of snow accumulation, there are reasons for optimism.

01/06/17

Exclusive tasting party pairs fine Spanish wines with foods by Spain's top chefs; slated for June 19, 2017 in Bordeaux, France

01/06/17

On Friday, January 13th, Madrigal Family Winery's Sausalito Tasting Salon & Gallery will open "Love Letter from San Francisco," the latest exhibit in its Bay Area Art and Wine series. The exhibition features the work of the Bay Area artist Patrick Bornemann and is curated by Shiva Pakdel. An opening reception will be held on Friday, January 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

01/06/17

Constellation Brands maintained its streak of double-digit growth in its fiscal third quarter ended November 30, 2016, although momentum slowed slightly as the company's spirits and wine division couldn't keep pace with its formidable first-half results.

01/06/17

Western state governments face many issues as lawmakers go to work.

01/06/17

Tom Nassif, a Trump adviser and president of the powerful trade association Western Growers, said farmers shouldn't fear the president-elect.

01/06/17

Stanley Kroenke, the owner of Screaming Eagle and Arsenal football club, has acquired the majority of the Burgundian estate, Domaine Bonneau du Martray.

01/06/17

The legislation will give breweries, restaurants and distilleries the ability to offer paying customers no more than four free samples - up to two ounces of beer, two ounces of wine, or one-fourth of an ounce of liquor - in a 24-hour period. Current Ohio law prohibits those businesses from giving away beer or alcohol. Ohio wineries requested, and were granted, an exemption during consideration of the legislation.

01/06/17

Firefighters worked through the night to tackle the flames, which have been aided by dry vegetation and strong winds.

01/06/17

Investors still concerned by incoming U.S. administration, given company produces much of its beer in Mexico

01/06/17

he third annual Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Texas Wine Grape Grower Workshop will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Los Pinos Ranch, 658 County Road 1334 in Pittsburg. Michael Cook, AgriLife Extension viticulture program specialist, Denton, said the program is designed for established and prospective wine-grape growers located in North and East Texas. Cook said the workshop will cover topics and practices critical to the development and maintenance of vineyards and a successful grape growing program.

01/06/17

Last year marked the 10th harvest of Cakebread's own tiny, organic winery ...

01/06/17

The two varieties are by far Spain's biggest varieties with Bobal way back in third place in 2010 at 80,120 hectares

01/06/17

The Lourensford wine estate dates back to the 1700s and was established by Adrian van der Stel, who was Governor of the Cape

01/06/17

A wildfire that raged for four days throughout South Africa's Western Cape has damaged four wine estates in the Somerset area, including Vergelegen, Waterkloof, Morgenster and Lourensford

01/06/17

An Oregon vintner turns to price transparency on a pinot noir, side-stepping distributors.

01/06/17

A cotton shirt launched on Kickstarter that promises to be wine, stain and odour-repellent has reached its €15,000 target in just two days.

01/06/17

The slim band fits around your wrist like any of the fitness trackers on the market, but instead of tracking your motions with an accelerometer, Proof reads alcohol molecules through your skin

01/06/17

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01/06/17

A New Zealand study debunking the claim that 'fruit days' and 'root days', as determined by the biodynamic calendar, have any impact on wine taste, has attracted widespread comment from the wine industry

01/06/17

How many earthworms does it take to make a fine wine? No, it's not a leftover Christmas cracker joke. It's part of a massive issue facing the future of wine, according to influential soil consultants Claude and Lydia Bourguignon