Category Archives: Wine

At Least 7 Calif. Wineries Destroyed in Fire; Wine Community Rallies to Aid Victims

Those Northern California wildfires destroyed at least seven wineries, according to the San Jose Mercury News, which tallied the devastation.  The wineries lost include Helena View Johnston Vineyards, Signorello Estate Vineyards, VinRoc, White Rock Vineyards, Paradise Ridge Winery, Frey Vineyards, … Continue reading

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Backpack Wine Intros New Variety, Hires Regional Sales Director

Backpack Wine, the premium canned wine blended from Washington State grapes and produced by Source Code Beverage, Oak Brook, Ill., is expanding its portfolio and its national footprint with a new Rowdy Red variety and the addition

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How the Napa Fires Could Affect Taste, Price Of Wine

Smoky flavors in wine are a possibility in the aftermath of the fires charring Napa, Sonoma and other parts of Northern California wine country. The effect, called smoke taint, occurs when compounds in wildfire smoke are absorbed by vines and … Continue reading

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LVMH Wine & Spirits Sales Up 8% to Record

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said its Wines & Spirits business group recorded organic revenue growth of 8% in

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Martignetti’s Vision Wine to Import Ron Centenario

Vision Wine & Spirits, a division of Martignetti Cos., signed an agreement with Centenario Internacional S.A. to become the new US importer for Ron Centenario Rums.  The agreement is valid

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Stave & Steel Debuts Its First Wine

Stave & Steel today announced the national launch of its inaugural wine, a 100% bourbon barrel-aged Cabernet Sauvignon. Created to celebrate and honor the American heritage of innovation and craftsmanship, Stave & Steel will retail for $21.

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