Industry News

E. & J. Gallo Winery Announces Acquisition of Iconic Stagecoach Vineyard in Napa Valley

E. & J. Gallo Winery Announces Acquisition of Iconic Stagecoach Vineyard in Napa Valley

E. & J. Gallo Winery has announced that it has agreed to purchase Stagecoach Vineyard. Read More ==>

Second Annual Willamette Barrel Auction Fast Approaching

Second Annual Willamette Barrel Auction Fast Approaching

Willamette Valley’s exclusive trade event will spotlight a remarkable vintage. Read More ==>

Rioja Exports to the U.S. Increase in Value and Report Strong Sales for 2016

Rioja Exports to the U.S. Increase in Value and Report Strong Sales for 2016

Over 386 million bottles of Rioja were sold worldwide last year, leading to an increase in overall sales value. Read More ==>

San Francisco Wine School Presents Volcanic Wine Masterclass March 24

San Francisco Wine School Presents Volcanic Wine Masterclass March 24

A Volcanic Wine Masterclass with John Szabo, MS, takes place March 24th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the San Francisco Wine School.
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Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estates Appoints Master Sommelier Will Costello as Estate Brand Ambassador

Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estates Appoints Master Sommelier Will Costello as Estate Brand Ambassador

Renowned California wine producer Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estates has appointed Master Sommelier Will Costello as Estate Brand Ambassador. Read More ==>

Steven Spurrier Named WSET Honorary President

Steven Spurrier Named WSET Honorary President

Industry icon Steven Spurrier succeeds Gérard Basset as Honorary President of the Wine &Spirit Education Trust (WSET). javascript:void(0); Read More ==>

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces 2017 Call for Entries

Napa Valley Film Festival Announces 2017 Call for Entries

The 7th annual Festival will place November 8 - 12, 2017 and includes two $10,000 cash prizes for Best Narrative Feature and Best Documentary Feature, presented by Meadowood Napa Valley. Read More ==>

Terlato Wines Announces the Addition of Seven Iconic Burgundy Producers to CRU Selections Portfolio

Terlato Wines Announces the Addition of Seven Iconic Burgundy Producers to CRU Selections Portfolio

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Third-Annual Sonoma County Vintners Barrel Auction to Offer Trade Buyers Rare and Unique Wines from Top Vintners on April 21, 2017

Third-Annual Sonoma County Vintners Barrel Auction to Offer Trade Buyers Rare and Unique Wines from Top Vintners on April 21, 2017

On April 21, 2017, over 250 of the nation's top wine trade and media will gather for the third annual Sonoma County Barrel Auction. Read More ==>

Wine Writer Jancis Robinson Donates Personal Papers to U.C. Davis

Wine Writer Jancis Robinson Donates Personal Papers to U.C. Davis

British author Jancis Robinson has donated her archive from over four decades of wine writing to the library at the University of California, Davis. Read More ==>

Napa Valley Wine Academy Awards First Master of Wine Scholarship

Napa Valley Wine Academy Awards First Master of Wine Scholarship

The Napa Valley Wine Academy has awarded its first scholarship with the Institute of Masters of Wine for a current student in the Masters of Wine study program this week. Read More ==>

Esprit du Vin to Merge Pasternak Wine Imports Into Its Portfolio

Esprit du Vin to Merge Pasternak Wine Imports Into Its Portfolio

National U.S. importer Esprit du Vin Fine Wine Merchants (EDV) will acquire the strategic assets of Pasternak Wine Imports.
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Philippe Bascaules returns to Château Margaux

Philippe Bascaules returns to Château Margaux

In March 2017, Bascaules will return to Château Margaux as Managing Director. Read More ==>

Sopexa Releases Result of 2016 Wine Trade Monitor

Sopexa Releases Result of 2016 Wine Trade Monitor

Sopexa has released the findings of the 2016 Wine Trade Monitor, an international prospective study focusing on still wine. Read More ==>

TTB Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed Petaluma Gap AVA

TTB Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed Petaluma Gap AVA

The Federal Government’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has announced that they will open the public docket for the proposed Petaluma Gap AVA. Read More ==>

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