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04/20/18

Introducing the Wine Palate Life Cycle Wheel: One way of illustrating this "supposed shift in preference over time" is by examining the Wine Palate Life Cycle Wheel. This is a model designed to portray the palate journey of many wine consumers, and includes four phases of taste migration ...

04/20/18

Survey finds consumer willingness to spend slightly more for wine made of organically grown grapes and sustainably and biodynamically produced wines, as well as other key data

04/20/18

A proposed winery on the hillside east of the Napa Valley floor, citing concerns over traffic, impacts on the wildlife and the watershed and other challenges.

04/20/18

Proposal submitted to TTB would add newer acreage on two Delta islands

04/20/18

Delaware is one of only six states that still prohibit winery-to-consumer shipments. Direct wine shipping bills have been introduced before the Delaware General Assembly for a decade, but each has failed to make it out of committee. But that could change in 2018. On Wednesday, April 25, House Bill 165 will be heard by the House Administration Committee. Delaware's wine lovers are invited to make comment in person, by email and by phone

04/20/18

"We are going to have to continue to work with the provinces and the federal government to come up with a solution"

04/20/18

Okanagan Falls winery concerned for the future of the industry after Supreme Court ruling

04/20/18

The popular Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium, the industry's national summit on wine direct marketing and sales, will take place January 23-24, 2019, at the Hilton Concord Hotel. Program details will be available this summer and fall at www.dtcwinesymposium.com

04/20/18

It's all change at the top, at Wine-Searcher, the search engine dedicated to finding and pricing wine as it welcomes a new Chief Executive and its Founder Martin Brown steps back from the limelight

04/20/18

Erica Harrop, founder and president of Global Package LLC, recently announced hiring industry pro, Marieshka Barton, as Sales Representative for the Napa, Sierra Nevada Foothills, Paso Robles, and Santa Barbara territories. Barton is the newest addition to the company's growing sales team in support of its expanding business.

04/20/18

In anticipation of the official opening of its new hospitality center on April 21, Brick Barn Wine Estate today announced its management team helmed by General Manager and industry veteran Tom O'Higgins.

04/20/18

One Click Retail, a market leader in eCommerce data measurement, sales analytics and search optimization for global brand manufacturers, has just published a series Amazon Q1 2018 grocery reports for the US, the UK and Germany, which reveal that Amazon grocery sales reached an estimated $650 million in the US, £45 million in the UK, and €65 million in Germany during Q1 2018.

04/20/18

At Vinitaly, the country's trade agency announces plans for a $25 million marketing push

04/20/18

Italian winery Masciarelli Tenute Agricole and national fine wine sales and marketing company VINTUS, have announced a new partnership and distribution across the United States.

04/20/18

Jean-Charles Boisset to give opening remarks for trade and media program, Raymond Vineyards and DeLoach Vineyards sponsor event

04/20/18

UC Davis Extension offers a variety of courses for novice and experienced grape growers, winemakers and wine lovers. The following courses will take place June-Sept. 2018 in Davis, unless otherwise indicated.

04/20/18

More than 8,000 attended the nation's largest single-region wine and food festival

04/20/18

In a Rustic Chic Hay Bale Setting Among the Vines with Celebrated Chef Timothy Wastell

04/20/18

Moët Hennessy acquired WWC in July 2017, welcoming the brand into its world-renowned wine and spirits portfolio.

04/20/18

The Montefalco Consortium leaps into spring with multiple Sagrantino wine tastings in major U.S. cities

04/20/18

Vineyard to Vintner will take place in one week, spread out among a handful of wineries in the shadow of the majestic Stags Leap Palisades. It's the spring celebration created by the Stags Leap Winegrowers Association in 1998 to welcome visitors to the valley's second oldest AVA.

04/20/18

Ten years in the making, "André-The Voice of Wine," premiered April 7 at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville to a packed house of nearly 1,100. The documentary chronicles the life of André Tchelistcheff, one of the Napa Valley's most revered 20th-century winemakers

04/20/18

It's easy to forget that vineyards are in fact working commercial farms. And to operate a farm ethically means a constant negotiation between doing what's best for the environment and getting the most from your crops. A new bill in Napa County aims to iron out that negotiation, but not everyone is thrilled

04/20/18

Returning from the Bordeaux en primeur tastings, many UK merchants seem confident of the quality of the best wines in 2017 and the potential to sell them - but will wariness over the frost-struck vintage, uncertainty over pricing, the spectre of a long campaign and an apathetic market put paid to its chances before the wines are even released?

04/20/18

the 'Cut to the taste' campaign focuses on taste, and it also aims to raise a smile among the UK's wine drinking audience, according to the producer

04/20/18

Culmina Family Estate Winery joined six others from the Okanagan - 50th Parallel Estate Winery, Haywire Wines, Liquidity Wines, Painted Rock Estate Winery, Poplar Grove Winery, and Summerhill Pyramid Winery - to form The Okanagan Wine Initiative

04/20/18

Wine brand takes top marketing honor for innovative use of Augmented Reality

04/20/18

Podcast focuses on insider stories and tips for exploring Northern Sonoma County

04/20/18

"It's really time for an image change to the New York Wine and Culinary Center," Constellation CEO Rob Sands said at an event Tuesday morning at the South Main Street site that was attended by regional business and government leaders

04/20/18

Legalization has brought with it many conundrums .. It has driven up the price of manufactured cannabis products ... It has also led to a new crop of consumers - many of them approaching senior citizenship - who may have tried cannabis as teens or young adults and want to try it again

04/20/18

Trinity Oaks wines and Trees for the Future nonprofit today announced that they are projected to plant 20 million trees in their tenth year of partnership. To date, the winery and nonprofit organization have partnered to plant nearly 19 million trees, and are on track to reach 20 million trees by July 2018

04/20/18

Raise a glass to Mother Earth on this episode of the Wine Enthusiast podcast, when we dive into environmentally-friendly winemaking techniques, the farm-to-table movement and an in-depth look at the natural wine trend.

04/20/18

April 22 is Earth Day, an event recognized as the largest non-secular observance in the world with more than one billion participants. An ancient Provençal wine region's sustainable traditions are a reminder of Earth's abundace

04/20/18

"Let this column serve as a reset button for your rosé habits. Feel free to pound the occasional can of plonk if you have to - even a can of Bud tastes good in the right circumstances. All I'm asking is that you pay attention to three things: place, price and texture"

04/20/18

THE Rosé Competition 2018, received a total of 173 entries and awarded 18 Double Gold Medals, 25 Gold Medals and 92 Silver Medals. A list of all results can be found at http://americanfinewinecompetition.org/rose-results/

04/20/18

Premium Wines of Romania was founded by Rodica C?p??în? in June 2015 and consists of like-minded small-to-medium wineries from across 10 different wine making regions of Romania, they share a common goal to show the international wine world the sheer quality and finesse of the wines