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Friday 27 November 2015


California heading for a fall?

The decline in Bordeaux prices means many Californian wines are now at a premium, but how much longer can that last?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

John Legend launches own Napa wine brand

Soul singer John Legend is launching his own brand of Californian wine, it has emerged.

Friday, October 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Diageo to further offload wine business

Diageo is putting its Chalone Vineyard winery up for sale after it was left out of last week’s £361 million deal with Treasury Wine Estates.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Skalli sells St. Supéry Estate to Chanel

Languedoc-based producer Skalli has sold its Napa Valley winery St. Supéry Estate to fashion house Chanel for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Sonoma beats Napa in cult Cab comparative

Napa may not be California’s best place for “cult” Cabernet, after Sonoma came out on top at a comparative tasting in London last week.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 3 Comments »

California mourns two winemaking greats

California is mourning the loss of two of its winemaking greats, Silver Oak founder Raymond Twomey Duncan and Pinot Noir pioneer Walter Schug.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa winemakers praise 2015

Napa Valley’s winemakers are giving “high praise” to the 2015 vintage now that the harvest is almost over.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Grateful Dead releases wine to mark 50 years

A limited edition wine marking the 50th anniversary of rock band the Grateful Dead has been released by Wines That Rock, in partnership with California’s Mendocino Wine Company.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Californian wine hits back at arsenic ‘propaganda’

The body representing Californian winemakers has refuted claims made in a study released this week that said potentially dangerous levels of arsenic are present in nearly all American red wine.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 7 Comments »

Taste the world’s finest Grenache in London

The world’s finest bottles of pure Grenache – from Château Rayas to Torbreck’s Les Amis – are to feature in a comparative tasting in London on 12 October, and there are still a few spaces left for the trade.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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