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Cavit Goes Screwcap

Cavit Collection Wines is transitioning its still white wines to screwcap closure. Cavit’s iconic packaging, emphasizing the brand’s commitment to quality, modernity and authenticity, will remain otherwise unchanged. The range of high-quality, approachable and food-friendly whites includes Riesling, Oak Zero Chardonnay, Moscato and Pinot Grigio. The decision to move to Read the rest

Meet the Malbecs From Cahors

Malbec is a well-known wine practically synonymous with Argentina. But who knew Malbec is named for Sieur Malbeck, an 18th century Bordeaux vintner who gained commercial fame with the grape?

“In France, most people know the birthplace of Malbec is Cahors, only a two-hour drive east of Bordeaux,” said Alexis … Read the rest

BACA Targets New-To-Wine Consumers With Rosè Cans

BACA Wines, a modern California Zinfandel brand spearheaded by Director Jennifer Brown and Winemaker Alison Frichtl Hollister, has announced the launch of the wine portfolio’s newest wine, 2018 BACA Ring Around the Rosé, a Rosé of Zinfandel.

“We believe the bright fruit flavors and crisp acidity make this debut vintage Read the rest

Armit Releases Gran Reserva 904 2010

Armit Wines released of its Gran Reserva 904 2010 from La Rioja Alta S.A. Rioja Alta’s Gran Reserva 904 stands out for its complexity and outstanding ageing potential. It is a classic Rioja which is only released in exceptional vintages.

Head winemaker Julio Saenz says: “The 2010 vintage, rated Excellent, Read the rest

Coppola’s 140-Year Old Inglenook Expands Cave Capacity

Francis Ford Coppola, proprietor of Inglenook, says the historic winery will mark its 140thanniversary by significantly expanding its caves. The major expansion will accommodate the addition of 122 stainless steel fermenting tanks, each dedicated to one of Inglenook’s 122 vineyard parcels.

“Since it was founded in 1879 by Read the rest

John Donegon Wilson Joins Round Pond

Round Pond Estate has appointed John Donegon Wilson as Winemaker, according to an announcement by owners Miles and Ryan MacDonnell.

Wilson will be responsible for the oversight of all aspects of winemaking for Round Pond’s esteemed portfolio of wines. “We’re thrilled to welcome John to our team,” said the MacDonnells, Read the rest

Summer in a Can

Barefoot Moscato Spritzer: Sometimes, simplicity is best. Barefoot’s line of canned spritzers are in that vein, simple beverages but delightfully executed and quite tasty.

The Moscato uses Muscat of Alexandria and Chenin Blanc along with carbonated water then adds natural flavors of peach, tangerine and honey making this wildly drinkable. Read the rest

Livermore Valley Wine Country Defines 12 Sub-Districts

Results of two scientific studies commissioned by the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association (LVWA) with funding from the California Department of Food and Agriculture show that there are 12 identifiable growing districts within the 260,000-acre Livermore Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA). Analysis of topography, soils and micro climates across the region Read the rest