Napa Valley should embrace its heritage grapes such as Charbono and reduce its reliance on Cabernet Sauvignon, according to Jackson family winemaker Chris Carpenter.
South Korea and Singapore are the two latest countries to pledge to recognise the Napa Valley name with regards the sale and production of wine.
California’s E&J Gallo has announced its purchase of Napa’s Orin Swift, the latest in a raft of acquisitions within the Napa Valley as it continues to strengthen its premium portfolio.
A four-day safari in South Africa was the highest-grossing lot at this year’s Auction Napa Valley, which helped to raise US$14.3 million for various charities.
Donn Chappellet, the founder of Pritchard Hill’s Chappellet Winery and leader in the Napa Valley wine community, has died aged 84.
A majority stake of Far Niente Wine Estates in the Napa Valley has been sold to private equity firm GI Partners, the majority shareholder of Duckhorn.
Napa Valley Vintners has announced the date of its ‘Premiere Napa Valley Hong Kong Auction’ this November and the names of the wineries involved.
US auction house Hart Davis Hart is celebrating its May sale which brought in US$5.9 million thanks to demand for Bordeaux, Champagne and cult Napa Cab.
A new Napa Wine Train route which will drop off wine tourists directly outside Robert Mondavi, Charles Krug, Merryvale and V Sattui wineries is set to open.
Tim Mondavi, head of Napa estate Continuum has said that he is “most proud” of the 2013 vintage which is the first release from his newly built winery in Pritchard Hill.
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