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Afternoon Brief, September 29

The PlumpJack Group Acquires Howell Mountain Vineyard & Winemaking Facility as an Extension of CADE Estate Winery: The PlumpJack Group today announced the purchase of an 82-acre Howell Mountain vineyard and winemaking facility from Ladera Vineyards, which will be a natural extension of CADE Estate Winery, the first organically farmed LEED Gold Certified winery estate in Napa Valley...

Afternoon Brief, August 26

French Wine Production to Fall 10% This Year After Fierce Spring Weather: Fierce storms that hit France in April will help to push wine production down by more than 10% this year, the ministry of agriculture has said...

Afternoon Brief, September 11

When Millennials Go Legal, Wine Is the Choice: With a growing number of millennials reaching the legal drinking age, many are adopting wine as their go-to drink...

Afternoon Brief, July 1

Vinexpo: a New Energy: There was a renewed confidence among wine and spirits professionals at Vinexpo 2015, held in Bordeaux, France from June 14-18.

Afternoon Brief, May 26

Scientists Now Predicting Near 100% Chance Of Strong El Nino, But Rainfall Isn't Always Guaranteed: Climate experts say El Nino is growing stronger and could bring drought-busting wet weather to California this year. While the ocean condition is nearly guaranteed, rainfall doesnt always follow the sea temperature increase...

Afternoon Brief, December 30

Thieves steal over $300,000 worth of wine from French Laundry restaurant: A Christmas Day robbery at Yountville's storied French Laundry restaurant netted a king's collection of fabulous wines worth at least $300,000...

Afternoon Brief, October 30

World Champion San Francisco Giants Take the 2014 World Series, Celebrate With Mumm Napa Sparkling Wine: The San Francisco Giants have won the 110th World Series and once again have celebrated in the club house with Mumm Napa as they did during the 2010 and 2012 World Series Championships...

Afternoon Brief, October 29

Wine Enthusiast Names New York as Wine Region of the Year: Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State has been honored with the title of "Wine Region of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast magazine. The publication cited the quality of wines, tremendous growth of the industry, and greatly improved business climate...

Afternoon Brief, October 24

New AVAs Put Paso Robles in Wine Industry Big Leagues: On the heels of a top national ranking from Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Paso Robles Wine Country is rolling out an expanded set of sub-brands to put it on equal footing with Napa and Sonoma Counties...

Afternoon Brief, September 19

Sta. Rita Hills Winegrowers Fight Proposed AVA Expansion: Unknown a decade ago, Sta. Rita Hills is now one of the most-respected regions in California for Pinot Noir. No wonder one vineyard owner outside its borders and one actually on the border want the AVA expanded to include them..

Afternoon Brief, September 15

New technology tested as first wine grapes arrive: A new grape sorting system with the brains of a computer is giving Columbia Crest red winemaker Laura Sorge more control over the grapes that make it into this year's vintage...

Afternoon Brief, September 2

The Demand for Sustainability Resonates with the Wine Industry: Sustainability in vineyard operations and wine making is nothing new. For many wineries it has been an integrated, albeit unspoken, part of their operating philosophies for years, but the growing awareness and demand for sustainability from consumers has created new challenges and opportunities for wineries...

Afternoon Brief, August 21

Treasury Wine's Michael Clarke flags U.S. acquisitions despite $100m loss: Treasury Wine Estates boss Michael Clarke won't allow calamitous acquisitions made by former management or circling private equity suitors deter him from beating a path to the U.S., and has signalled an appetite for acquiring premium Californian wine brands to augment his ambitious growth strategy...

Afternoon Brief, July 24

Women for WineSense to Hold Networking Mixer at St. Clair Brown Winery: The Napa/Sonoma chapter of Women for WineSense (WWS) will host a professional networking event, at St. Clair Brown Winery in Napa on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., open to the public. Guests will enjoy a showcase of nine wines, paired with appetizer bites from the garden created by Executive Chef Norma Whitt...