Category Archives: Wine

Are Prohibition-Era State Laws Out Of Sync With Craft Beer Industry?

Ben Swenson, who runs Hampton Roads Growler, makes the case in the Hampton Roads Business Journal. “Some people within the industry wonder whether it’s time to rewrite the playbook – if not through a major overhaul, then at least tweaks … Continue reading

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For 33rd Year, Winesong to Raise Funds for Hospital

Tickets are on sale for the 33rd Annual Winesong event — a spectacular weekend of award-winning wine, fabulous food, fine art, music, merriment, and charitable giving. Produced by the Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation, the main event – featuring a grand … Continue reading

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WV Wine Distributors Sue Johnson Brothers, Say It Seeks Monopoly

Six West Virginia wine distributors sued Johnson Brothers Liquor Co. and its West Virginia operation, Mountain State Beverage.   This according to the attorney representing the distributors in the suit, Steve Ruby of Bailey & Glasser, LLP. The distributors’ lawsuit alleges … Continue reading

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East Coast Winery Challenges: More Tasting Rooms, Lower Prices

U.S. East Coast wineries face significantly different challenges and opportunities for consumer direct wine sales growth compared to their West Coast counterparts, according to the latest VinQuest 2017 wine industry research released by VinterActive LLC. Based on a survey of … Continue reading

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Pairing Customers’ DNA with Boutique Wines

“After years of analyzing DNA to develop medicines for cancer, we started thinking,” said Sara Riordan.  “If there’s a gene that tells you whether you like Brussels sprouts or not, and whether you like cilantro or not, why aren’t we … Continue reading

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Fetzer Intros Adorada, ‘2 Exquisitely Aromatic Wines’

The new brand debuted across the country with two exquisitely aromatic wines: Adorada Rosé and Adorada Pinot Gris. Each bottle is finished with a luxurious draping of wax, creating a sleek aesthetic reminiscent of classic perfume bottles. “We crafted these … Continue reading

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