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Friday 9 October 2015


Napa winemakers praise 2015

Napa Valley’s winemakers are giving “high praise” to the 2015 vintage now that the harvest is almost over.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s sales results ahead of 2014

Sotheby’s sales results so far this autumn are “comfortably” ahead of where they were in 2014 after a HK$53 million sale in Hong Kong.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Book club files $11m lawsuit against Napa Wine Train

A group of black women have filed an $11 million racial discrimination lawsuit against the Napa Wine Train after they were kicked off for “laughing too loudly”.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 2 Comments »

Napa Vintners pledge money to wildfire victims

The Napa winemakers’ main trade association has announced it is to offer an initial grant of up to $250,000 to support victims of the Lake County Valley wildfires.

Friday, September 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa Wine Train sold to hotel group

The Napa Wine Train, founded by Rice-a-Roni mogul Vincent DeDomenico in 1989, has been sold to a Seattle-based hotel company.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

California wildfires: wine industry impact

As the wildfire which has reportedly engulfed 104 square miles of northern California continues to rage, the local wine industry remains hopeful that the 2015 vintage will not be seriously affected.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Opus One 2012 released

One of California’s leading labels released its 2012 vintage this week – the highest rated since 2003 and also the cheapest of recent vintages.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Second Somm film to premiere this November

The sequel to Jason Wise’s 2013 cult documentary Somm is to open the Napa Valley Film Festival this November.

Monday, September 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Cult Napa Cab headlines HK auction

Sotheby’s fine wine auction in Hong Kong on 4 October will feature a number of verticals of cult Napa Cabernet from Harlan Estate and Bond.

Friday, September 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Black women kicked off Napa wine train

A group of black book club members were kicked off the Napa Valley wine train for being too loud, sparking claims of racially motivated discrimination.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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