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Thursday 31 July 2014

California

California drought affects beer production

A severe drought in California is affecting the amount of beer the state’s many craft breweries can produce –as demand continues to sky-rocket.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Napa Valley kicks off 2014 harvest

Napa Valley producers are hoping for a third bumper vintage in a row this year, as the region’s annual harvest gets underway.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Vera Trinchero Torres of Sutter Home dies

Napa wine pioneer and owner of the Sutter Home Winery, Vera Trinchero Torres, has passed away at the age of 76.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 serious rosé wines

Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Hahn redirects brand-building prowess

The Californian producer behind multi-million dollar wine brands Rex Goliath and Cycles Gladiator is now channeling this expertise into a high-end Pinot Noir and Chardonnay project.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

California passes ‘sip and spit’ bill

A bill allowing underage winemaking and brewing students to taste while studying has been approved by the governor of California.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Moët moves Aussie winemaker to Napa

Moët Hennessy’s wine division has moved winemaker Robert Mann from Margaret River’s Cape Mentelle to Napa’s Newton Vineyard.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Malibu Coast becomes newest AVA

Malibu Coast in California has joined the ranks of America’s viticultural areas after a three year application process.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

California approves market tastings

Small producers have been given a boost after new legislation was passed in California legalising tastings at farmers’ markets.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Body discovered in vineyard

The body of a man has been discovered at a vineyard in Fresno County, California.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

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