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Sep 17, 2014, 14:30 ET

KRIS Wine and Americans for the Arts Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of the "Art of Education" Campaign

This fall, consumers can support arts education programs nationwide in K-12 public schools as they enjoy KRIS, one of America's fastest growing...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

California Wines Website Available in Seven Languages for 10 Markets

Wine Institute, the association of nearly 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses, has translated and localized its consumer website...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:11 ET
Under the microscope Cachaca 51 Caipirinha is a vibrant work of art, featuring a collage of blues, greens and yellows. (PRNewsFoto/Gemini Spirits & Wine)

Celebrate Brazil's National Cachaca Day like never before

 This Saturday, Sept. 13 is National Cachaca Day in Brazil! But there's no need to rush to the store for decorations, the celebration is...

Sep 11, 2014, 08:30 ET

Douglas Green Of DGB (PTY) Ltd Is South Africa's Winery Of The Year At 2014 New York International Wine Competition

 The New York International Wine Competition announced last month that DGB (PTY) Ltd in business as a Wine producer and Wholesaler in South...

Sep 09, 2014, 15:37 ET

Culinary Masters, Legendary Winemakers And 10,000 Foodies Collide As The San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival Celebrates Its 11th Year

 Tickets for the 11th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Southern California's largest wine and food festival, have officially...

Sep 08, 2014, 16:30 ET
Luminary 2012 (PRNewsFoto/Crimson Wine Group)

Crimson Wine Group Launches Luminary

 Crimson Wine Group (CWG), today announced the national release of Luminary, the first American wine to cross state lines and blend fruit from...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:30 ET
Terlato Adds Cecchi Wines from Tuscany to Luxury Wine Portfolio. (PRNewsFoto/Terlato Wines)

Terlato Adds Cecchi Wines from Tuscany to Luxury Wine Portfolio

 Terlato Wines today announced a new partnership to take over the U.S. sales and marketing of Cecchi, a leading producer in Chianti Classico...

Sep 02, 2014, 15:26 ET

Australian Icon Wolfgang Blass AM Turns 80

Limited Edition Wine 'The Master' to be unveiled by Founder on Canadian tour in October TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Wolfgang Blass AM - one...

Aug 21, 2014, 14:55 ET
Stellina di Notte Prosecco - Official Toast of the 66th Emmy Awards Governors Ball and Creative Arts Ball - Sparkling Wine Makes First Appearance at 2014 Emmy Celebrations (PRNewsFoto/Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines)

Stellina di Notte Prosecco® Official Toast of the 66th Emmy® Awards Governors Ball and Creative Arts Ball

 Stellina di Notte Prosecco, from romantic northeast Italy, will be poured at the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014,...

Aug 21, 2014, 09:03 ET
Woodwork Logo (PRNewsFoto/Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines)

Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines Celebrates the Craft of Winemaking with the Introduction of Woodwork™ Wines

 Follow your passion. Work Hard. Stay humble.™ Woodwork™, the latest wine brand released from Diageo Chateau &...

Aug 20, 2014, 11:00 ET
EPICA WINES INTRODUCES MALBEC TO PORTFOLIO. (PRNewsFoto/VSPT Wine Group)

Award Winning EPICA Wines Introduces Malbec To Portfolio

 EPICA Wines, the adventurous brand that inspires epic lifestyles, announces the introduction of a 2013 Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina to the...

Aug 20, 2014, 11:00 ET
EPICA WINES INTRODUCES MALBEC TO PORTFOLIO. (PRNewsFoto/VSPT Wine Group)

La galardonada EPICA Wines agrega el Malbec a su cartera

 EPICA Wines, la osada marca que inspira estilos de vida, anuncia la incorporación de un Malbec 2013 de Mendoza, Argentina, al...

Aug 19, 2014, 14:44 ET

Epoch Estate Wines Takes on Eighth Vintage in New Winery

Ten years, seven vintages, and two estate vineyard plantings later, Epoch Estate Wines will take on the 2014 harvest in their new winery atop the...

Aug 19, 2014, 09:01 ET
Wine Institute California Wine Month. (PRNewsFoto/Wine Institute)

Cheers To The 10th Annual California Wine Month: September 2014

September is California Wine Month: an exciting time of year for wine lovers! With the grapes ready for harvest, the aroma of fermentation filling...

Aug 18, 2014, 09:00 ET
American Pioneer Wine Growers Debuts "The White Doe" An American Myth* *Look it up (PRNewsFoto/American Pioneer Wine Growers)

American Pioneer Wine Growers Debuts "The White Doe"

American Pioneer Wine Growers is proud to introduce the company's first release called The White Doe. A light and refreshing blend of Chenin Blanc...

Aug 15, 2014, 15:59 ET
(From left: David Horobin, Board Member, U.S. Green Building Council Redwood Empire Chapter; Jarrod Denton, Lead Architect, Signum Architecture; Kathryn Hall, Vintner/Owner, HALL Wines; Mike Reynolds, President, HALL Wines; Craig Hall, Owner, HALL Wines; Steve Leveque, Director of Winemaking, HALL Wines; Ann Nevero, Mayor, City of St. Helena, California). (PRNewsFoto/HALL Wines)

HALL Wines Awarded Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification from U.S. Green Building Council for Tasting Room & Production Facility

 HALL Wines, a premier portfolio of luxury wineries and tasting rooms located in Napa Valley, has been awarded LEED® Gold...

Aug 15, 2014, 09:30 ET
Society of Wine Educator's new SWE Wine and Spirits Quiz app offers a series of fun, educational quizzes in five major categories. (PRNewsFoto/Society of Wine Educators)

Society of Wine Educators Goes Mobile with New App!

 The Society of Wine Educators is delighted to announce the creation of its new app, SWE Wine and Spirits Quiz, for iOS devices, which...

Aug 14, 2014, 17:59 ET

Award-Winning Wine, The Beachhouse, Broadens Selection With a New 2013 Chardonnay From California

Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits (http://www.pacific-hwy.com), the sales and marketing company for the DGB family of wines, has added a new...

Aug 11, 2014, 01:00 ET

AWC (Antique Wine Company) Philippines and Domaine Clarence Dillon SAS Ink Exclusive Importation and Distribution Deal

In its first year of operating its Manila office, AWC Philippines has secured an exclusive importation and distribution agreement with one of the...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:37 ET

Award Winning Bee d'Vine Honey Wine Featured on the TODAY Show

Growing interest in honey wine (mead) brought national attention when The Honey Wine Company was featured on the TODAY Show on July 9. Their Gold...