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A new film tracking the journey of Zinfandel from its Croatian roots to its status as a signature grape variety of California has debuted at a packed screening in the…
California is heading for another strong vintage in 2013, according to producers, but some are concerned about tank capacity as the harvest draws to a close.
Wine producers in the newly-created American Viticultural Areas of Moon Mountain and Ballard Canyon have insisted the new sub-appellations will help consumers, not confuse them.
Winemakers in California's Paso Robles have applied to split the American Viticultural Area into 11 new sub-appellations to highlight its diversity to consumers.
Duckhorn Wine Company has acquired a 76,000 square foot winemaking facility and 32 acres of vineyards in the Mendocino town of Hopland.
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars in Napa Valley unveiled the design for a new visitor centre that's been 10 years in the making at a ceremony held at the estate this
The former co-owner of Screaming Eagle, Charles Banks, is increasing wine tourism in California's Santa Barbara County with the opening of a new restaurant and boutique hotel in the Central…
Robert Mondavi Winery has renamed a block of the renowned To Kalon vineyard 'Robert's Block' in honour of the late patriarch in his centenary year.
A massive replanting that will uproot 15% of vineyards in Napa Valley over the next five to six years has begun, according to Napa Valley Grapegrowers.
A new development in the City of Napa may encourage 'wine ghettoes' where small-scale wineries can pool resources, officials say.
Small producers in Sonoma County are angered by new legislation requiring them to label their wines Sonoma County even if they are part of specific sub-appellations.
The second auction of more than 8,000 bottles from El Bulli’s wine cellar has taken place in New York, bringing the total raised from the two auctions to US$2.7m.
In March 2013 James L Barrett, the founder of Napa Valley’s Chateau Montelena, died at the age of 86. His son Bo, who has been the winemaker since 1982 and…
Paul Draper, the chief winemaker for Ridge Vineyards in California since 1969, was awarded the Institute of Masters of Wine's prestigious Winemakers’ Winemaker Award at a ceremony held at ProWein…
Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma announced last Monday that it has purchased Geyser Peak Winery in Geyserville.
James L Barrett, founder of Napa Valley's Chateau Montelena, has died at the age of 86 - 'of a life well lived', as his son Bo said.
The 2012 harvest in California is a record both in terms of grapes crushed and the prices paid for grapes, resulting in what one consultant called ‘a fantastic market for
Bottled imports from Argentina were down in 2012 after 11 years of consistent growth.
Sonoma producer Steve Ledson has bought 53ha in Sonoma Valley’s Moon Mountain, a region that is currently being considered for official AVA status.
Sonoma Valley has announced the launch of a new campaign to differentiate the region from the larger Sonoma Coast and even larger Sonoma County AVA.
Napa Valley's Long Meadow Ranch has recently purchased 36.4ha (90 contiguous acres) of prime vineyard property in the Rutherford appellation.
Winemakers on the mountainous eastern slopes of Sonoma Valley may soon be part of California’s newest American Viticultural Area (AVA), which contains some of the country’s most historic vineyards.…