I couldn't be more pleased by the . winners of 's 2013 Wine Star Awards
Kendall-Jackson to unprecedented new heights, not to mention the smaller wineries in the Family Wines stable. In my short article accompanying the announcement, I only begin to describe what Barbara has …is a natural for of the Year. After 's 2011 passing, Barbara stepped up to the plate to shepherd
Going one vintage back, the Inman Family Pinot Noir 2009, Russian River Valley, derives from the winery's Olivet Grange Vineyard and the Thorn Ridge Vineyard several miles to the south in the Sebastopol Hills. There's that same transparent medium ruby color and a similar fruit profile of cherries and currants, but the '09 is spicier than the '10 rendition, with more of the briery-brambly-leather component and certainly a more prominent tannic-graphite feature. …
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Benziger Family Winery
Inman Family Wines
"Wait, that's my bottle!"
In time, they relaxed when their own bottle was brought to them, but what are the chances of that happening anywhere?
Hahn's Family Wines Pinot Noir 2011
In any event, the 2011 Hahn Winery PN was really well balanced …
• reports the . VinoPRO handles phone sales for 50 wineries, including in Rosa Family Wines, and , and totaled in $ 8 million in sales in 2012. Growth over the past three years? 1,800 percent. An official from another …over the phone : Never thought you would see the words wine and telemarketing in the same sentence, did you? But several companies are making the concept work,
…Walla Walla. It was there, at this world-class custom crush facility, that Dowsett Family Wines was conceived with its first 300 cases of wine. Chris has since moved on from Artifex, but when Chris isn't producing his own wines, he is now the head winemaker for Buty Winery, also in Walla Walla.
So with all of this background in a white wine with strong Germanic roots, it seems rather an extreme to make a red wine with French roots and is the latter, but prominent component …
Surfers from southern and northern Margaret River wineries are going head-to-head in a bid to raise money for a worthy cause. Voyager Estate's Adam Elton, Stella Bella's Jarod Bawden, Morries Anytime's Alex Brooks and Xanadu Wines' Brendan Carr have joined forces for the annual SurfAid Cup on March 17. They will tackle the surf at Southsides and take on seven other teams, including a northern Margaret River unit comprising Burch Family Wines' …
Jackson Family Wines, owner of Kendall-Jackson and LaCrema brands, among others, may be investing in Oregon's wine industry through a couple vineyard acquisitions in the region. Peter Bouman, real estate broker with Oregon Vineyard Property, told WSJ that Kendall-Jackson is closing soon on two vineyard properties in the Eola-Amity Hills, and possibly looking at a few additional properties. "This would be about a 1,500-acre play, of producing vineyard properties, if it all comes down," he says.
Sell Local, Source Global
I guess Bota Box is still a " California brand" and of course an American brand, but DFV is already doing with it what I think many large volume (and some smaller ) producers will do — sell the brand locally but source the wines globally.
The wines were attractively displayed at the Safeway on Proctor Street when I visited on Saturday — appealing enough that the 3-liter Cab…
Foley Family Wines NZ is looking to buy more vineyards in Marlborough, its chairman says. American billionaire Bill Foley met shareholders and growers at a lunch at Grove Mill winery near Blenheim yesterday. Foley Family Wines merged with the NZ Wine Company last year, giving it control of the Grove Mill winery and brand. The company also owns Vavasour and Clifford Bay Wines in Marlborough, and Te Kairanga brands and Wharekauhau luxury lodge in the Wairarapa, reports the Marlborough Express.