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Wednesday 17 September 2014

California

Jackson forms new luxury division

Jackson Family Wines has set up the West Burgundy Wine Group, a new division for its top end Pinot Noir and Chardonnay-focused estates.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine industry loses $80m to Napa quake

Napa’s wine industry has lost an estimated US$80 million after an earthquake ripped through the region last month.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Winemaker loses hand in accident

A winemaker had his right hand amputated after it was mutilated in an industrial accident.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

New ‘cult’ California wine released

A California Cabernet tipped to achieve cult status has gone on sale priced at $799 a bottle.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Napa Vintners donate $10m for quake victims

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is donating US$10 million to help meet the immediate needs of local residents and businesses affected by Sunday’s earthquake.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Tips on how to keep wine safe in an earthquake

Following the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley several industry professionals have shared their tips to help protect your wines from tremors in the future.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cost of Napa quake put at US$4 billion

The 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck northern California in the early hours of Sunday morning is expected to lead to losses of US$4 billion.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Harvest begins in Cali and Washington

Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Two Buck Chuck accused of containing animal remains

A Huffington Post blogger has hit out at popular American wine brand Two Buck Chuck, accusing the wines of containing dead animal remains.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

US wineries count cost of latest fire

Winemakers in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California are assessing levels of smoke taint in their vineyards after a fire swept through the region earlier this month.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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