Category Archives: Wine

An Interview with David Hewlett How Millennials Are Changing the Wine Industry

Shades of the 1960s:  There’s something of a counter-cultural movement among Millennials, driving to look for new brands, brands that are “speaking to them,” and, when it comes to wines, not the same wines their parents drink. That makes it … Continue reading

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Trinchero Family Estates Transitions to 100% Renewable Energy

Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) has transitioned all of its energy use to Deep Green 100% renewable energy across all of its facilities in Napa County, CA.  Trinchero is Napa Valley’s largest wine company. TFE has partnered with MCE to transition … Continue reading

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Foley Family Wines to Import Lucient Albrecht Wines

Foley Family Wines said it was named the exclusive importer of Lucien Albrecht, based in Alsace, France. Lucien Albrecht is among the pioneers of viticulture in Alsace.

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Vino del Sol Intros Wine by Former Chateau Petrus Winemaker

It’s an Argentine Merlot blend by winemaker Jean Claude Berrouet, the famed former winemaker of the prestigious Chateau Petrus in the Pomerol region of Bordeaux who is renowned for his mastery of Merlot. Berrouet, who previously presided over 44 vintages at … Continue reading

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Dreaming Tree Wines Reaches $1 Million in Aid to Conservation

The California wine brand from award-winning winemaker Sean McKenzie and musician Dave Matthews said it has hit $1 Million in charitable donations to The Wilderness Society and Living Lands & Waters in support of reforestation and conservation, a goal it … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Decided 33 Years Ago 18-Year-Olds Can’t Buy a Beer

Consider chugging one for the Gipper this afternoon. Thirty-three years ago Monday (6/17), President Reagan yielded to peer pressure and, using the power of the federal purse-strings, forced the states to play the worst drinking game of all time. With … Continue reading

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