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Thursday, September 20th

01/08/18

Here's what you need to know about Meltdown and Spectre, the two huge bugs that affect practically every computer and device out there

01/08/18

Basically, a couple of tricks processors have been using for decades turn out to have a couple extremely serious vulnerabilities and could be used to reveal all kinds of protected data to malicious actors.

01/08/18

"The shocker for me is that these attacks weren't discovered long ago. And the question that I struggle with and fear is, how many other things like this have been sitting around for 10 or 15 years?"

01/08/18

"The processor people were looking at performance and not looking at security"

01/08/18

... it looks like Beckstoffer wasn't going to let Mondavi get away with three additional trademarks. He managed to get the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board to extend the period of opposition to the new trademarks - originally supposed to end in July of 2017 - to October. And then, on Sept. 26, Constellation abandoned all three of the new trademark applications

01/08/18

Mare Island wants Phinney, and has been friendly to the ambitious Savage & Cooke project in a way that development-averse Napa County would likely never be. After three years of work, Savage & Cooke will open to the public in late spring or early summer

01/08/18

: "The spirits category represents a significant growth opportunity for Constellation, and continued investments in artisan brands like The Real McCoy are part of our overall total beverage alcohol strategy."

01/08/18

Chinese investor Peter Kwok has acquired his seventh vineyard in Bordeaux with the purchase of Château Bellefont-Belcier - a Grand Cru Classé estate in Saint-Emilion.

01/08/18

A Georgia native, Smith will be responsible for distributor management, Jordan sales initiatives, regional events and Tastevin tablet wine list integration in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, West Virginia and Virginia

01/08/18

Any students who are entering or currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program for the 2018-2019 school year in the U.S. are eligible to apply. Scholarship awards will be made out to the winners' schools for the purpose of being applied towards their tuition. Entries are limited to one per applicant

01/08/18

Napa's Planning Commission got its first detailed look at a multistory building that would house the Napa Valley Wine Train's new station along with a new resort.

01/08/18

"When you look at the list of the top wines from the Spectator over the last 30 years, we're in pretty good company," said Alex Ryan, president and CEO of Duckhorn Wine Co. "It's a real testament to the vision and tenacity of Dan and Margaret."

01/08/18

"Acclimation works best when it happens slowly," as it did this past fall in the Finger Lakes ...

01/08/18

"In 2011 there were about five natural winemakers in Georgia bottling their juice. As of May there were about 80. Overall exports (natural and conventional) are up 80 percent since 2013. As long as Putin doesn't mess with them, their wine future looks great"

01/08/18

The deadline for responses is Jan. 16.

01/08/18

Back in October, a scientifically minded, environmentally conscious acquaintance was in a Tesco car park near Penzance in Cornwall. He was loading some bottles of wine into his car, while the woman in the car next to his was unloading empty bottles for recycling. That set him thinking.

01/08/18

The bottle is made of 6.6 pounds of gold and the equivalent amount of silver and has a diamond-encrusted cap fashioned to resemble a vintage car front

01/08/18

The Wine Institute, and WineAmerica, hosted a Dec. 7 wine auction fundraiser in Washington, DC to support Redwood Credit Union Community Fund's North Bay Fire Relief Fund.

01/08/18

Paradise Ridge Winery hosted an exhibit honoring renowned winemaker Kanaye Nagasawa, one of the first people of Japanese descent to immigrate to the U.S.

01/08/18

"Watch for my reports on these and other vexing vino questions, coming soon"

01/08/18

The value of Constellation Brand's shares have been shaken following the release of its third quarter results, with net sales of wine and spirits falling by 10.3% to $759 million, compared with the same period last year.

01/08/18

Geoff Bowen, founder of Devon vineyard Pebblebed, has passed away.

01/08/18

With countless acres of farmland devoted to producing hops and wine grapes, alcoholic beverages are a part of Yakima Valley's culture.