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Wednesday 22 October 2014

USA

Zin style moves back to balance

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.

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Hobbs to make Mosel-style Riesling in USA

Consultant winemaker Paul Hobbs plans to make Mosel-style Riesling in the US having partnered with a German producer.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Pinot Noir in a can launched

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.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 5 Comments »

Kurniawan may plead insanity in trial

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.

Friday, November 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Lockhart brings Thanksgiving to London

Wines of California has joined forces with London restaurant The Lockhart to celebrate modern US cuisine with a special Thanksgiving menu.

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Chicago chef Charlie Trotter dead at 54

Chicago-based celebrity chef Charlie Trotter, credited for changing the fine dining landscape of America, has died aged 54.

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Paper wine bottle to go on sale in US

British packaging firm GreenBottle has launched the world’s first paper wine bottle in the US with California wine producer Truett-Hurst, with a label designed by Stranger & Stranger.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 4 Comments »

Jancis Robinson hosts WSET dinner in NYC

Jancis Robinson OBE MW hosted a tasting and dinner for US-based WSET diploma graduates and students in New York city last week.

Monday, October 28th, 2013 No Comments »

World’s first square wine bottle released

California producer Truett-Hurst has launched the world’s first wine range housed in square bottles.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 9 Comments »

Scratch and sniff wine book released

Master sommelier Richard Betts has released a “scratch and sniff” wine book that aims to make wine easier to understand for novices.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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