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Napa

Disgraced oilman’s collection goes for $8m

The wine cellar of disgraced oilman Aubrey McClendon was sold for US$8.44 million in Chicago at the weekend.

Monday, September 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Opus One 2013 going down a storm

The 2013 vintage of Opus One was released to La Place in Bordeaux at the beginning of September.

Friday, September 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Robert Mondavi’s widow Margrit dies aged 91

Margrit Biever Mondavi, widow of California wine pioneer Robert Mondavi and a passionate ambassador for the Napa Valley, has died aged 91.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Coppola sues winemaker over rip-off label

Francis Ford Coppola is suing an Oregon-based wine producer claiming that its Copa Di Vino “Winemaker’s Cut” infringes upon the trademark for his own “Director’s Cut” wine.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 2 Comments »

Wine tourism investment untapped in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch needs to invest more tourism in order to realize its potential as a leading wine destination, an expert of American wine tourism has claimed.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

HDH to auction off fallen oil man’s collection

The cellar of the late Aubrey McClendon, during his lifetime one of the biggest wine collectors in the US, is to be auctioned off by Hart Davis Hart this September.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Napa 2016 harvest gets under way

Recent warm weather has helped grapes achieve optimal ripeness leading to what Napa Valley Grapegrowers says is another early but high-quality harvest.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Napa should embrace its heritage grapes

Napa Valley should embrace its heritage grapes such as Charbono and reduce its reliance on Cabernet Sauvignon, according to Jackson family winemaker Chris Carpenter.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 4 Comments »

Napa secures further Asian protection

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.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

E&J Gallo snaps up Napa’s Orin Swift

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.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

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