Category Archives: Wine

Who & What –

Vineyard Brands, Birmingham, Ala., hired Lara Sailer Long as its VP-Director of Brand Strategy.  She joins from Pebble Beach Food & Wine, where she was executive wine director.

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Duckhorn Acquires Calera Wine

Duckhorn Wine Co. (DWC) acquired Calera Wine Co. (“Calera”).  The sale includes the Calera winery, time-honored brand, tasting room, estate vineyards, and all inventory and assets.  Terms weren’t disclosed. “Calera is one of the world’s great wineries,

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Why We Think Expensive Wine Tastes Better

Price labels influence our liking of wine: The same wine tastes better to participants when it is labeled with a higher price tag. Scientists from the INSEAD Business School

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Beer Growth Under Pressure, Squeezed the Most On-Premise

While overall beer category sales are challenged in both on and off-premise, growth rates are under even more pressure in traditional On Premise (restaurant and bars), Nielsen researchers report. For instance, Mexican

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Delicato Installs Solar System at Black Stallion Estate Winery

Delicato Family Vineyards completed installation of a Solar Electric Energy System at its flagship winery in Napa Valley.  The 347.93 kW PV system includes more than 1,000 panels and was installed by Sunworks on the building roofs at Black Stallion … Continue reading

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Gloria Ferrer Seeks ‘Most Glorious Appetizer’ Recipe

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards is willing to pay $5,000 to get the nation’s most glorious appetizer recipe to pair with its Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut.

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