Wine News

The annual Sonoma Wine Country Weekend supports local charities with three days of wine, food and fun [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
The words you use shape how you taste [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
California's biggest earthquake for 25 years caused close to $50m of damage at wineries and farms in Napa, according to an initial estimate that experts believe is still set to rise. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: Decanter
Sotheby's hopes to break its auction record by selling a single lot of 114 bottles of DRC Romanee-Conti wines in a Burgundy-dominated auction in Hong Kong. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: Decanter
It has occurred to me recently that Pennsylvania’s monopoly control of the purchase, distribution, and sale of alcohol in the state is doomed. I cannot tell you exactly when it will fall, or exactly how it will fall, but I think I can safely tell you that fall it will, and [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: 1WineDude
Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, who has died aged 80 in Paris, pursued a successful acting career before launching herself into the family wine business in a move that would maker her one of the wine world's most renowned figures. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: Decanter
More than 1,000 people attended the funeral for Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, which has taken place at Chateau Mouton-Rothschild under perfect blue skies. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
Source: Decanter
So, like, what is this stuff, anyway? I taste a bunch-o-wine (technical term for more than most people). So each week, I share some of my wine reviews (mostly from samples) and tasting notes with you via twitter (limited to 140 characters). They are meant to be quirky, fun, and [...]
Mon, Sep 01, 2014
Source: 1WineDude
The wine is flowing, grapes are being picked and Napa Valley vineyards are open for business, but it could take most of this week before the real victims of last week's earthquake - small specialty wineries - finish tallying their damages. The crowds of carousing tourists in the valley are masking [...]
Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
[...] at the risk of drawing friendly fire, I’ll posit that now is not an ideal time for Champagne. Pop it by the pool on a sweltering day if you like, but Prosecco’s milquetoast ways don’t bring much else to the party. Homegrown bubbles have been a sleepy corner in recent years, [...]
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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