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Why Scientists Are Studying Sommeliers’ Brains: Twenty-five sommelier students outperformed an untrained control group of 29 people at identifying a range of common wine aromas within around two months of education, according to a study recently published in the journal Chemosensory Perception ...
Smoke, drought, rain, and other flavor-altering events are what separate the winemakers from the wine masters.A single harvest impacted by mold, smoke, or other faults can take down a vineyard or a farm winery—if those grapes are rejected as impossibly tainted.
As auctioneer Fritz Hatton, pointed his finger and called “Sold!” for the last lot of Pinot Noir, the crowd at the Willamette Valley Barrel Auction responded with jubilation. The fund raising event broke the $1 million goal in a rather dramatic final act.
Betting on high-margin and high-growth sounds like a winning strategy, and Constellation’s stock rose on the morning after the announcement. But if Constellation was so eager to get rid of these brands, and consumer trends point toward premiumization, why would Gallo want to buy them?
Just in time for budbreak, InnoVint, one of the wine industry’s top winery management software companies, has released a tool that will revolutionize the...
Ninety or so people gathered at the Vintners Inn in Santa Rosa, CA on Wednesday, April 3rd to hear world–renown flavor expert Alexandre Schmitt speak on the topic of “Decoding Aroma Molecules in Wine & Cork” hosted by M.A. Silva USA.
Veteran winemaker comes back to lead the winery he helped put on the Napa Valley map RUTHERFORD, Calif. (April 2, 2019) – Alpha Omega, a...
While there are no questions any more about Butternut Wines’ prominent spot in the marketplace and its soaring potential, Tony Leonardini admits that he and his partners had some doubts about the timing when they created the brand.
Winemakers have been long been among the original experimenters; that is, those willing to employ trial and error methodologies and information gleaned from other colleagues to continually improve their vintages.
The “delivery economy” has upended consumer expectations for seamless at-home consumption. Younger buyers, particularly Millennials, now anticipate that businesses will cater to their desire for on-demand delivery options – and that trend is being felt by the wine industry, too.