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.
A disagreement over a vineyard in the Napa Valley has ended with the owner murdering his business partner and then killing himself.
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.
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.
Debra Meiburg MW has been added to the lineup of speakers due to appear at the upcoming Women of the Vine symposium in California.
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.
Two magnums of 1961 Pétrus topped Sotheby’s New York sale last weekend, while the ex-cellar consignment of Paul Jaboulet was 100% sold.
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.
Despite a devastating earthquake and continued drought, Californian vintners are hailing the 2014 harvest as the “third great vintage of the decade”.
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.
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