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Thursday 29 January 2015

Napa Valley

Stolen French Laundry wines recovered

The “majority” of the fine wine stolen from Michelin-starred restaurant The French Laundry on Christmas Day has been recovered in North Carolina.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Domaine Chandon closes Étoile restaurant

Napa sparkling wine estate Domaine Chandon has closed its once Michelin-starred restaurant Étoile due to a dwindling demand for fine dining at the winery.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët Hennessy sharpens Napa focus

Moët Hennessy is stepping up efforts to improve the quality and positioning of its Napa Valley estate Newton Vineyard.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Per Se and French Laundry go pre-paid

American chef Thomas Keller’s three Michelin-starred restaurants Per Se in New York and The French Laundry in Napa are to go pre-paid next year.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Napa Valley wine hotels

With its endless summers, sweeping vineyards, fine dining and proximity to the ocean, Napa is perhaps one of the most enticing wine regions in the world.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 1 Comment »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Beckham revealed as Napa vineyard owner

Football superstar David Beckham has been revealed as the owner of a Napa Valley vineyard that he bought as a gift for his wife, Victoria.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Woman creates disabled wine guide

A disabled woman frustrated at the lack of information on access when travelling has started a guide to California’s wine country for the disabled.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Gallo donates $100k to Napa quake fund

The E&J Gallo Winery has donated US$100k to the American Red Cross to help winemakers affected by last month’s earthquake in Napa.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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