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Wednesday 1 April 2015

Napa

US authorities torpedo underwater ageing

US federal authorities have taken a dim view of ageing wine underwater, warning it may be illegal to sell wine that have been aged that way.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 2 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 »

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 »

HDH hails ‘phenomenal’ results

US auction house, Hart Davis Hart is toasting a US$4.9 million auction in Chicago with “phenomenal” prices paid for Pétrus, Rousseau and Sine Qua Non.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Meiburg MW added to symposium lineup

Debra Meiburg MW has been added to the lineup of speakers due to appear at the upcoming Women of the Vine symposium in California.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Astounding’ Burgundies lead HDH auction

Auction house Hart Davis Hart’s season will begin with a two-day long sale in Chicago featuring an “astounding range” of fine wines and whiskies.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Pétrus and Rhône top $4.4m NY sale

Two magnums of 1961 Pétrus topped Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend, while the ex-cellar consignment of Paul Jaboulet was 100% sold.

Tuesday, December 9th, 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 »

California hails ‘excellent’ 2014 vintage

Despite a devastating earthquake and continued drought, Californian vintners are hailing the 2014 harvest as the “third great vintage of the decade”.

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 »

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