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Monday 6 July 2015

Napa Valley

Prices soar at Napa auction

An auction organised by Napa Valley Vintners has raised $15.8 million for charity, breaking several records in the process.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo bolsters premium holdings

E&J Gallo has further strengthened its premium portfolio with the acquisition of two vineyard sites in Napa Valley.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 No Comments »

A new dawn for Napa Cab in Hong Kong?

Napa Cabernet offers good value for money and is seeing a resurgence in consumer interest, says Silverado’s general manager, Russell Weis.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Napa pays tribute to Joseph Phelps

Joseph Phelps, a pioneering force for Napa Valley’s wine industry and major philanthropist, has died at his home in St Helena aged 87.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Mark Beringer returns to his family winery

Mark Beringer has been appointed chief winemaker of Beringer Vineyards in California’s Napa Valley, the winery founded by his great-great-grandfather in 1876.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa vineyard dispute ends in murder

A disagreement over a vineyard in the Napa Valley has ended with the owner murdering his business partner and then killing himself.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Baron: red wine is made from the skins

The quality of the skins is the determining factor as to whether a red wine will be good or not according to the chief winemaker of Silver Oak in California.

Friday, March 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Yao Ming crowdfunds new tasting rooms

Former NBA star turned Napa winery owner, Yao Ming, has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise US$3 million to expand his US and Chinese operations.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Francis Ford Coppola names new co-CEO

Steven Spadarotto has been named as the new co-CEO of Francis Ford Coppola’s winery and will take over as full CEO at the end of this year.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Napa barrel auction raises $6m

This past week marked the 19th Premiere Napa Valley Barrel Auction, scoring a record $6 million. Yet naturally one might wonder how these ‘New World’ wines would age. And would they truly retain their value as collectables?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

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