Increased plantings of Malbec in Chile pose no threat to Argentina, according to US winemaker and consultant Paul Hobbs.
The WSET is to launch a Sake qualification in August this year following a series of seminars in the UK and USA, starting this month.
The state of California is in the grip of one of its worst droughts in recent history, causing concern to mount among winemakers across the state.
Napa Valley-based winery Duckhorn is suing Trinchero Family Estates for trademark infringement over its recently released Duck Commander wine range.
California’s Zins are returning to a more balanced style prompted by a run of cooler vintages, believes the region’s most prominent producer of the grape.
Consultant winemaker Paul Hobbs plans to make Mosel-style Riesling in the US having partnered with a German producer.
Oregon-based producer Union Wine Company has released a Pinot Noir in a 12-ounce can to try and encourage the “beerification” of wine among consumers.
Alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan may be planning an insanity defence when he stands trial in New York next month for US$1.3m worth of wine fraud.
Wines of California has joined forces with London restaurant The Lockhart to celebrate modern US cuisine with a special Thanksgiving menu.
Chicago-based celebrity chef Charlie Trotter, credited for changing the fine dining landscape of America, has died aged 54.
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