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Friday 19 December 2014

Napa

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 »

Napa wine train sculpture ‘yarn bombed’

An “iron vineyard” sculpture housed at the Napa Wine Train’s depot in California was “yarn bombed” by a group of stealthy knitters.

Wednesday, September 17th, 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 »

Wine industry loses $80m to Napa quake

Napa’s wine industry has lost an estimated US$80 million after an earthquake ripped through the region last month.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa Vintners donate $10m for quake victims

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is donating US$10 million to help meet the immediate needs of local residents and businesses affected by Sunday’s earthquake.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

US lawyer falls foul of state wine laws

A $125,000 wine collection is set to be destroyed after its owner was busted in an undercover sting operation.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

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