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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Napa Valley

Tips on how to keep wine safe in an earthquake

Following the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley several industry professionals have shared their tips to help protect your wines from tremors in the future.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cost of Napa quake put at US$4 billion

The 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck northern California in the early hours of Sunday morning is expected to lead to losses of US$4 billion.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Harvest begins in Cali and Washington

Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa wineries rattled by 6.1 earthquake

On the eve of the 2014 harvest, Napa Valley wineries were rocked by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Stags Leap District unveils 2010 collection

The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association has announced the release date of its Appellation Collection — the only Napa wine offering comprised from a single appellation.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa forum MW asks ‘is wine still cool?’

A group of 80 winemakers, marketeers and media gathered in Napa this month for the second annual “Wine Conversations” forum, with one MW posing the question, is wine still cool?

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa winery sues its consultant for $1.6m

Chateau Potelle in the Napa Valley is suing its consultant for US$1.6m after he failed to produce a “cult” wine that met the estate owner’s standards.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 7 Comments »

Inside Auction Napa Valley’s ‘e-xperience’

Bidders of the auction house’s e-auction “e-xperience” will this year have the chance go bowling with a star vintner and learn to tango with a historic winemaking family.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa’s Oak Knoll District marks 10 years

The Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley will this week celebrate 10 years since it was officially recognised an American Viticultural Area.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

BBR to recreate iconic Judgement of Paris

Berry Bros & Rudd is to recreate the iconic Judgment of Paris tasting of 1976 in which wine experts shocked the French wine industry by rating two Californian wines over their French counterparts.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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