Silverado Vineyards announces key personnel additions and the creation of a new marketing department for the landmark Stags Leap District winery. Nora Feeley has been named director of marketing and communications and Lauren Martins has been promoted to associate marketing manager. Tom Markakis is also joining the winery as the … Read the rest
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) was awarded an additional $400,000 through USDA’s Agricultural Trade Program (ATP), which was set up specifically to assist those agricultural groups that are being adversely impacted by retaliatory tariffs. This brings the total amount awarded to DISCUS to $1,215,000 since … Read the rest
Vision Wine & Spirits, the national sales and import division of Martignetti Companies, together with Dashfire, announced new editions to their line of bitters. Dashfire is a comprehensive bitters company based out of Minnetonka, Minnesota, founded by Lee and Dawn Egbert in 2012.
Dashfire Ready-to-Drink (RTD) 6-pack 100ml cans and … Read the rest
Chile has emerged as one of the world’s leading producers of Pinot Noir. As a notably fickle grape, Pinot Noir has seemingly found its sweet spot within the cooler climates of the region. Located in Chimbarongo, just in the midst of the Colchagua Valley, exists Conosur’s winery. Founded in 1993 … Read the rest
Planted in 1969 by the second generation of the family, July 16 marks the 50th anniversary of the original block (“Heritage Block”) of Green Acres Vineyard – the first vineyard planted by the Sangiacomo Family. What began as an idea to evolve the family business during the decline of … Read the rest
Founders Brewing Co. has partnered with Odom Hawaii – of the Odom Group and the GAB network of wholesalers – to bring its beer to the Aloha State. This marks the 50th state of distribution and successfully completes nationwide coverage for the 22-year-old brewery. Customers can expect to see … Read the rest
The CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux), the leading French wine trade association, held its General Assembly recently.
Its members, including 25 winegrowers (designated by the Fédération des Grands Vins de Bordeaux) and 25 négociants (designated by the Fédération des Négociants de Bordeaux & Libourne), elected Bernard Farges as … Read the rest
With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to branch out and encourage customers to try some crisp, refreshing wines recommended by Petra Polakovicova, Wine Director at San Francisco’s only waterfront steakhouse, EPIC Steak. Below, Petra shares her current favorites for this season.
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Moët Hennessy Estates & Wines announced the launch of Skyside and Anne Dempsey as Winemaker. Born within Newton Vineyard in 2007 as Red Label and known today as Skyside, these wines have evolved as a result of consumer trends and feature a unique expertise for identifying the best terroir and … Read the rest
Theobald & Oppenheimer, curator of Single Prop Rum and Faber Liquors, entered a new distribution partnership with Johnson Brothers to expand the presence of Single Prop Rum in Western Florida, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota and Orlando. To meet the brand’s growth, the company has hired three new … Read the rest
Israel’s Margalit Winery and its founder Dr. Yair Margalit, and his son Asaf, are well-known in the wine circles of the U.S. In the last 30 years, Dr. Margalit has pioneered a “no-drip irrigation system” of growing grapes, which has resulted in some of the most highly rated Israeli wines … Read the rest
Rebuild Wine Country a volunteer effort that aims to raise five million dollars for Northern California Habitat for Humanity affiliates, is thrilled to announce the Summer Symphony Benefit Concert, a celebration of music and wine featuring a beautiful string quartet with members of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, sponsored … Read the rest