Rather than California’s famed vineyards, which account for 90% of US wine production, the Wine Explorers instead headed to Texas, Utah and New Mexico.
A tasting panel hoping for a rare treat when opening a 150-year-old bottle of wine that had been salvaged from a Civil War shipwreck were left sorely disappointed.
A grand cru grower Champagne scented with “honey and hazelnuts” and a “spectacular” Chilean red produced with Manchester United FC stand out in this week’s line up.
These wineries provide a good cross-section of Paso Robles at its best – garagiste and estate, established and new, affordable to very expensive.
Former NBA star turned Napa winery owner, Yao Ming, has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise US$3 million to expand his US and Chinese operations.
A lick of salt, shot and wedge of lime might be many people’s experience of Tequila, but its reputation as a slammer spirit is slowly disappearing.
Champagne shipments surpassed 307 million bottles in 2014, an increase of 0.7% on 2013, when the region sold 304m bottles worldwide.
Steven Spadarotto has been named as the new co-CEO of Francis Ford Coppola’s winery and will take over as full CEO at the end of this year.
The Californian wine offering in the UK has come a long way in the last decade thanks to these trailblazers championing top drops from the Golden State.
A contractor for a top Californian winery has been ordered to pay grape harvesters more than $163,000 after he failed to pay wages during last year’s harvest.
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