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Jan 30, 2015, 05:00 ET

Epic Wines & Spirits Signs as Exclusive Distributor for Domaines Albert Bichot USA in California

 Epic Wines & Spirits and Domaines Albert Bichot USA are proud to announce their distribution partnership effective immediately. Epic...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:28 ET
Donelan Winemaker Joe Nielsen

Young Winemaker's "Second Glass" Theory Grabs Top First Impression

In less than two years of becoming head winemaker at Donelan Family Wines, 29-year old Joe Nielsen has landed four Syrahs on Robert Parker's top 25...

Jan 22, 2015, 09:01 ET

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance Receives Governor's Top Environmental Award

 Governor Jerry Brown presented the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) with the 2015 Governor's Environmental and Economic...

Jan 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

Tickets On Sale Today for Austin Food + Wine Festival, April 24 - 26, 2015 Presented by C3 Presents and FOOD & WINE

 Tickets for the fourth annual Austin Food + Wine Festival, April 24-26, 2015, go on sale today, January 21st, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. CST, at...

Jan 14, 2015, 11:30 ET
Terlato Adds Duval-Leroy Champagnes to Luxury Wine Portfolio

Terlato Adds Duval-Leroy Champagnes to Luxury Wine Portfolio

 Terlato Wines today announced a new partnership to import the Champagnes of Duval-Leroy. The long-term agreement with the Duval-Leroy family...

Jan 14, 2015, 05:00 ET
Bill Foley, Founder, Foley Family Wines and Mario Piccini, Managing Director, Piccini Wines.

Foley Family Wines Becomes Exclusive Importer of Piccini Wines

Bill Foley and Mario Piccini announced today that they have entered into a partnership to market and distribute Piccini's portfolio of wines in the...

Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 ET

Announcing the 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Sweepstake Winners

 After receiving 6,417 entries from more than 28 states, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, recognized as the largest competition of...

Jan 12, 2015, 08:40 ET

Santa Lucia Highlands' Winegrowers Announce New Board Members and Officers

 The Santa Lucia Highlands Wine Artisans, an alliance of the appellation's winegrowers and the wineries that rely on the district's world-class...

Jan 12, 2015, 06:00 ET

TGIC Announces Corporate Name Change To Guarachi Wine Partners

TGIC Importers Inc., a long established importer, marketer and innovator of fine wines, announced today that it has changed its corporate name to...

Jan 08, 2015, 13:21 ET

First Bel Air Wine Festival Celebrates a Day of Wines, Music and Eight Charities

SoCal Gives, Inc. is hosting the first annual Bel Air Wine Festival, at Herb Alpert's Vibrato Jazz Club on February 28, 2015. The star studded...

Jan 08, 2015, 09:01 ET
Gnarly vines are a familiar winter scene as visitors explore wineries and eateries in California wine country.

Great Winter Wine Escapes in California Wine Country

 Many wine lovers know that winter can be a surprisingly good time to visit California wine country.  Visitors can take advantage of...

Jan 07, 2015, 11:30 ET
Terlato Wines.

Terlato Family Purchases Juliana Vineyard in Napa Valley

 The Terlato family today announced the acquisition of its newest vineyard in Napa Valley: the Juliana Vineyard in Pope Valley.  The...

Jan 07, 2015, 08:06 ET
Downton Abbey Wines Countess of Grantham Collection - Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.

Downton Abbey® Wines Launch Countess of Grantham Collection

 Just in time for the premiere of Downton Abbey's fifth season, Downton Abbey Wines expands its growing portfolio with the Countess of...

Dec 23, 2014, 13:16 ET
Bring DaVinci Chianti home for the holidays. (PRNewsFoto/DaVinci Wine)

Bring Chianti Home For The Holidays

 Tuscan tradition calls for gathering around the table with friends and family, especially during the holidays, and no Tuscan table is complete...

Dec 22, 2014, 17:01 ET

Winter & Wine

Winter is a great time to experiment with new culinary creations that incorporate the bold flavors of wine for delicious results. Nothing pleases...

Dec 22, 2014, 15:12 ET

Crimson Wine Group Promotes Patrick DeLong to President and CEO; Names Craig Williams Chief Winegrower and COO

Crimson Wine Group, Ltd.  (OTCBB: CWGL) today announced the promotion of Patrick DeLong as President and Chief Executive Officer and named...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:30 ET
Terlato Adds Epsilon Wines to Luxury Wine Portfolio

Terlato Adds Epsilon Wines to Luxury Wine Portfolio

 Terlato Wines today announced a new partnership to import Epsilon, a new Italian sparkling rose wine from the Veneto region. The long-term...

Dec 12, 2014, 13:48 ET

Icewine Festival transforms Wine Country Ontario into a Winter Wonderland

NIAGARA, ON, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As the temperatures begin to drop in Wine Country Ontario, winemakers prepare for the Icewine...

Dec 11, 2014, 22:16 ET

Icewine Festival transforms Wine Country Ontario into a Winter Wonderland

 As the temperatures begin to drop in Wine Country Ontario, winemakers prepare for the Icewine harvest while they watch in anticipation...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:34 ET

13th Annual Pittsburgh Wine Festival Offers Exclusive Ticket Promotion

 The 13th annual Pittsburgh Wine Festival is returning to Heinz Field on May 7, 2015.  For a limited time only, two-for-one ticket pricing...