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Sonoma launches think-tank to tackle agricultural ‘crisis’

Sonoma Country Winegrowers, the organization that promotes the Californian wine region, has established a new think-tank to combat the agricultural “crisis” facing winegrowers in the county.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 2 Comments »

Starbucks pulls alcohol from US stores

Starbucks is ending its experimental Starbucks Evenings programme – which had offered a menu of beer and wine – at over 400 US outlets.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 1 Comment »

Coravin Asia announces change in management

Coravin’s APAC marketing director, Sanam Thakur has been promoted to APAC managing director, following the departure of Christian Pillsbury who will move back to the US to pursue personal projects.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

La Crema names McAllister as new head winemaker

California’s La Crema winery has promoted Craig McAllister to the position of head winemaker.

Monday, January 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Whiskey cocktails dominate US craft bars

Whiskey-based cocktails continue to dominate the US market, with brands “an important factor” for consumers, the latest data from the IWSR has shown.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Screaming Eagle owner buys Bonneau du Martray

Stanley Kroenke, the owner of Screaming Eagle and Arsenal football club, has acquired the majority of the Burgundian estate, Domaine Bonneau du Martray.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Napa’s Trinchero winery buys Mason Cellars

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) has acquired California’s Mason Cellars, owners of Pomelo and Three Pears wines, as it continues to raise its premium offer.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

HDH claims top US auction spot

Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer Hart Davis Hart has claimed the number one sales spot in the US.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese wine merchant invited to Trump’s inauguration

The US president-elect, Donald Trump, may be having a hard time finding A-listers to perform at his inauguration ceremony, a Chinese wine and spirits merchant, however, has jumped at the chance to attend.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

French Laundry wine thief pleads guilty

A California man has pleaded guilty to a charge relating to his part in the theft of wine worth more than US$500,000 from Napa’s French Laundry restaurant.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 No Comments »

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