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Tuesday 9 February 2016

California

‘Bond villain winery’ uses submarine tech to ferment wine

A high-tech winery in California’s Napa Valley is using a process called sono-densitometry – a technology used in the submarine industry – to control the fermentation of its wines.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Napa prepares for Super Bowl 50

Napa Valley is gearing up for an influx of visitors arriving for the Super Bowl this weekend.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

California slams wine shortage claims

The body representing the Californian wine trade has hit back at a report which suggests the damage to vineyards caused by wildfires has led to a worryingly low-yielding 2015 vintage.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 4 Comments »

California adopting sustainable winemaking

Californian producers are showing “broad participation” in the sustainable winemaking programme run by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, according to its latest report.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

HDH announces first 2016 sale

Chicago-based auction house Hart Davis Hart has announced its first auction of 2016 will be held later this month.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Wine sales rise in run-up to Super Bowl

Traditionally a beer-related sporting event, the NFL Super Bowl is increasingly leading to a boost in wine sales.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Kanye West to make Californian wine

Rapacious rapper Kanye West is to make wine at the vineyard on his sprawling California estate in Hidden Hills; a gated community in the San Fernando Valley.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

FBI investigating complaints against Premier Cru

The FBI is investigating complaints against California wine merchant Premier Cru, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this month with debts of over US$70m.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Californian winemakers to crack Cuba

Over a hundred Californian winemakers will descend on Havana, Cuba, next month in a bid to introduce their wines to the Cuban market as relations with the US soften.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 1 Comment »

California offering a success for Armit

A pre-Christmas offering of top Californian wines by Armit Wines was hailed a success by the merchant as buyers swooped on Diamond Creek and Bien Nacido.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 No Comments »

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