Category Archives: Wine

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Launches Stacked Singles

They are a 187ml single serving of wine in a convenient and portable shatter-proof cup.  Retail: $2.49 each.  

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Dry Creek Vineyard Marks 45 Years

A tip of the hat to David Stare, who 45 years ago today received the necessary permits to build the first new winery in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, after Prohibition. Founded in 1972, Dry Creek Vineyard paved the way … Continue reading

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Italians Have Been Getting Blitzed on Wine for a Very Long Time When we think about wine in Italian history, we think of the booze-soaked bacchanalias of ancient Rome. But it turns out that Italians were using wine to get … Continue reading

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Sparkling Wines Lead Surge in U.S. Wine Consumption

The U.S. wine market, the largest in the world, continued to show strength in 2016, growing 2.4% to 341.1 million 9-liter cases led by a 6.6% upsurge in the consumption of total sparkling wines, according to the Beverage Information Group‘s … Continue reading

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How Expensive Wines Can Trick Your Brain If you enjoy expensive wines, keep the findings of new brain research in mind: Your pleasure may have more to do with the price of the vino than its quality, Health Day reports. … Continue reading

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With Share Up 34% in U.S., Garnacha Producers Plan U.S. Push

From 2014 to 2016, Garnacha/Grenache’s market share increased by 34% in terms of value, rising to $15.1 million in 2016 from $12.2 million in 2014. But it has yet to become a staple in both wine stores and restaurants. Garnacha … Continue reading

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