California’s most popular regions – Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles – all make a big showing in this week’s US press round-up.
Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) has partnered with Christie’s auction house in order to bring some rare and collectable wines to Hong Kong this November.
Sotheby’s fine wine sales in London and New York made over US$3 million and included the first sale in Ornellaia’s ‘Archivio Storico’ project.
Asian buyers dominated at Sotheby’s in 2015 but sales in New York rose by 60% as American buyers returned to the auction rooms.
Gallo has strengthened its premium “LUX” portfolio having acquired the exclusive rights to distribute Italy’s Barolo-based Renato Ratti wines in the US.
Japanese artist Yutaka Sone has been named as the label designer for the 2013 ‘L’Eleganza Vendemmia d’Artista’ series by Ornellaia.
Winter warmers from New Zealand make up a large chunk of our US press round-up this week, as well as a selection of Valtellinas and even two boxed wines.
A woman almost swallowed a rare purple pearl worth US$600 (£430) after biting down on the gem while tucking into a bowl of clam pasta.
A spa offering beer baths, hop body wraps and beer-oil massages has opened to cater to beer fans looking to enjoy their favourite drink on the inside and out.
Treasury Wine Estates has named Bob Spooner as its new head of operations in the Americas.
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