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Hip label Baja East releases wine in time for New York Fashion Week

The team behind super trendy label Baja East has released an equally trendy wine named “Thirsty”.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Opus One 2013 going down a storm

The 2013 vintage of Opus One was released to La Place in Bordeaux at the beginning of September.

Friday, September 9th, 2016 No Comments »

US Surgeon General urged not to penalise responsible drinkers

Key US drinks trade associations have united to express their concern about an upcoming report on alcohol misuse that targets responsible consumers rather than problem drinkers.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 No Comments »

The lure of California

The arrival of Opus One 2013 on La Place on Monday morning is a reminder that the fine wine investment market isn’t all about Bordeaux.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Robert Mondavi’s widow Margrit dies aged 91

Margrit Biever Mondavi, widow of California wine pioneer Robert Mondavi and a passionate ambassador for the Napa Valley, has died aged 91.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Bong-smoked cocktails on sale in US

A Mexican restaurant in California has started selling a range of cocktails smoked in a bong.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Napa’s Duckhorn acquired by private firm

The Duckhorn Wine Company has been purchased from GI Partners in its entirety by a San Francisco-based equity firm.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Stanford University bans hard liquor on campus

California’s Stanford University has revised its student liquor policy and banned hard liquor on campus following a sexual assault involving a student.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

European grapevine moth eradicated from California

US agricultural officials have confirmed the extermination of the European grapevine moth from California, which has threatened crops worth US$5.7 billion for the past seven years.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

California Wines confirms commitment to UK

The Wine Institute of California will be hosting a wine tasting in the UK in 2017 and remains committed to the market despite the announcement that its London-based office is closing next month.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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