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05/15/17

The hospitality sector isn't the only one dealing with a shortage of help. From construction to health care, from food manufacturers to wineries, Sonoma County employers say finding available workers has become a major headache

05/15/17

Tougher rules around immigrant labor could see a hike in wine prices in California's wine heartland.

05/15/17

Sales for higher priced pink wines soar in April data

05/15/17

Several years since their construction, the Jackson building and its counterpart, the Teaching and Research Winery facility, are serving as living blueprints for an industry plodding toward a greener future with ever more focus on sustainability. A handful of prominent Napa vintners are now among some of the first to incorporate designs and practices inspired by the UC Davis facilities into new and future wineries

05/15/17

If you've spent time in Paso Robles tasting rooms or wine shops recently, there's a good chance you've heard talk of Adelaida, Estrella or Geneseo, or seen Willow Creek or El Pomar stamped on a label. If you were left scratching your head, you're not alone.

05/15/17

Bordeaux estates are starting to price their 2016 wines for release to the international trade at a higher level than the 2015 vintage, according to data from the London-based Liv-ex online wine exchange, reflecting the assessment of producers and critics that the vintage is potentially the best for at least six years

05/15/17

May has been a cool and soggy extension of April and March in Pacific Northwest vineyards for the 2017 vintage.

05/15/17

This vibrant denomination in Italy's Veneto region is going from strength to strength, says Michael Garner, who picks wines to try which showcase the three main styles of this great value white wine

05/15/17

Andrew Jefford looks north for an answer...

05/15/17

Exports of Burgundy wine rose by both volume and value between 2015 and 2016 with white wines bolstering key markets such as the UK and Japan.

05/15/17

Donald Trump's expected appointment for under-secretary for research at the USDA will be a right-wing talk radio host with no scientific credentials

05/15/17

With USDA's coming reorganization, American farmers can expect renewed focus on exports and trade. That has some rural development advocates worried.

05/15/17

and he's expected to defend his department's reorganization plan that includes eliminating the undersecretary for rural development.

05/15/17

In mid-June a new winery building, or bodega, will open in Rioja in northern Spain and house the production of Macán wines. This official opening marks a milestone

05/15/17

The Sofia Brand, Which Revolutionized Wine-in-a-Can, Releases Another Mini in Brut Rosé

05/15/17

Crown has opened a greenfield plant in New York claiming demand for specialty can sizes is flourishing in the US as brand owners seek to refresh their packaging mix

05/15/17

LangeTwins Collection of Family Wines is proud to announce a makeover of its Caricature Wine brand. This month, Caricature's 2014 Old Vine Zinfandel and 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon will trade in their signature white labels for a sleek black and red combination

05/15/17

Gather winemakers from 12 wineries in five states along with a few wine writers to taste through two dozen wines and - well, it's not exactly a party. But I can say that it's a lot of fun, and it's educational.

05/15/17

The matching was undisputable: the lost vine of Tagua Tagua is identical to Douce Noire, one of the most widespread varieties of Savoie in France until the end of the 19th century

05/15/17

The panel includes: Liz Mercer, owner of Mercer Hospitality Consulting, Mary Jo Dale, Marketing Director of Vinventions and Cyril Penn, Editor in Chief of Wine Business Monthly