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03/15/17

Sessions on Pinot Noir and red barrel fermentation highlight April 26 event in Sonoma County

03/15/17

The final results of the 2016 California grape crush are in and - surprise, surprise - Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon are still the dominant grapes.

03/15/17

Yellow plastic "caution" tape has been strung up to form a de facto barrier in front of the longtime "Welcome to ... Napa Valley" sign located along Highway 29 near Oakville.

03/15/17

Petaluma entrepreneur Brandon Carneiro has blended a passion for fine wines and an MBA degree together in order to form an e-commerce business with partner and master sommelier Ian Cauble that aims to serve wine drinkers, from beginners through experts.

03/15/17

New Zealand has become the third-largest supplier of wine to the United States.

03/15/17

In the U.S., Benson will be representing Bourgogne wines across a full spectrum of activities including trade promotion, public relations and digital media

03/15/17

New Wines from HBO Global Licensing® & Vintage Wine Estates Available in March

03/15/17

Vint Hill Craft Winery is one of the relatively new tenants that have moved into the former spy station, which, until the 1990s, was alternately used by the Army, the CIA and the NSA. Its neighbors include The Covert Cafe, a local brewery, and an inn that offers Cold War-themed escape rooms. Right next door to the winery is The Cold War Museum, a hidden gem of a building, the size of which belies the overwhelming breadth of its collection

03/15/17

Wine lovers who dine out often tell me that their greatest complaint about restaurant wine lists is outrageous pricing.

03/15/17

A heavily lobbied measure intended to knock down a decades-old prohibition on selling liquor in grocery and large retail stores narrowly continued to advance in the House on Tuesday.

03/15/17

Zachys two-day auction on March 9 & 10 held in conjunction with La Paulée de New York realized $7,884,529 and was 99 percent sold, smashing pre-sale expectations. Held during NYC's "Burgundy Week," the auction was the most-attended Zachys auction ever with well over 150 friends, bidders, consignors, and Burgundian winemakers in the room at Le Bernardin Privé. All in all, an astonishing 833 lots of the 1925 on offer realized prices at or above the high estimate. Only 30 of the 1925 lots failed to find a buyer

03/15/17

Brewers are reinventing your not-quite-favorite beverages, from hard lemonade to malt liquor.

03/15/17

New clonal material, a change in picking times and greater co-operation between producers is behind Oregon's current Chardonnay drive says one winemaker.

03/15/17

he first-ever comprehensive survey of the urban Indian wine consumer was released in Mumbai by Sonal Holland, India's first and only Master of Wine and Founder of the Sonal Holland Wine Academy

03/15/17

After all, what is your New York Strip without a perfect cabernet?

03/15/17

crushing grapes keeps you from putting money to work for you in other ways, whether through financial instruments or investments in your existing or new vineyards. It also increases your risk of falling into arrears on your bills. These downsides are generally magnified for red varieties, as are the storage and maintenance fees that can significantly reduce profitability

03/15/17

The reputation of Roundup, whose active ingredient is the world's most widely used weed killer, took a hit on Tuesday when a federal court unsealed documents raising questions about its safety and the research practices of its manufacturer, the chemical giant Monsanto.

03/15/17

European Union officials have given the wine industry one year to come up with a self-regulatory scheme that improves the amount of nutrition and ingredients labelling information given to drinkers

03/15/17

Welcome to "Crib Sheet," your monthly shortcut to what's hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: Greece's breakout hitmaker, assyrtiko.