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Saturday 1 November 2014

USA

Blues legend B.B. King launches wine

Legendary blues artist B.B. King has followed in the footsteps of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie by launching his own line of wines.

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

The Wine Advocate sues Antonio Galloni for fraud and defamation

Robert Parker’s influential bi-monthly publication The Wine Advocate is suing former critic Antonio Galloni for withholding tasting notes and for alleged fraud.

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Château Montelena owner Jim Barrett dies

California wine pioneer James L. Barrett, owner of Château Montelena in the Napa Valley, has died aged 86.

Monday, March 18th, 2013 1 Comment »

Jackson Family Wines to buy 3 Oregon sites

Jackson Family Wines is to buy three vineyard properties in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 No Comments »

World’s first cinnamon Tequila launched

Californian spirits company Peligroso has launched the world’s first cinnamon-flavoured Tequila onto the US market.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 No Comments »

California makes ‘best’ NW Chardonnay

California makes the best Chardonnay in the New World according to Anne-Claude Leflaive of leading Puligny-Montrachet estate Domaine Leflaive.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 1 Comment »

US winery experiments with ocean ageing

Mira Winery in St. Helena, California, has submerged four cases of 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon in Charleston Harbor to see if the ocean affects how the wine ages.

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 2 Comments »

Facebook enters the wine business

Facebook has started selling wine via a new online store on the site that encourages its US customers to send gifts to their Facebook friends.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 1 Comment »

Lady Gaga’s favourite wines revealed

Pop sensation Lady Gaga’s favourite wines have been revealed during a court case with her former personal assistant Jennifer O’Neill.

Friday, February 8th, 2013 3 Comments »

China to be 6th largest producer by 2016

China is set to become the sixth largest wine producer in the world by 2016, according to the latest figures from Vinexpo.

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 No Comments »

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