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Kedem Celebrates Landmark 70th Anniversary: From Humble Beginnings to the World’s Top Purveyor of Quality Kosher Wines, Spirits, Iconic Kedem Grape Juice, and Specialty Foods

Kedem Celebrates Landmark 70th Anniversary: From Humble Beginnings to the World’s Top Purveyor of Quality Kosher Wines, Spirits, Iconic Kedem Grape Juice, and Specialty Foods

Bayonne, NJ, NOV. 19, 2018 – It all began about 70 years ago when the Herzog family – descendants of distinguished winemaker Baron Philip Herzog – purchased Royal Wine. A modest producer of delicious kosher grape juice and sacramental wine made from upstate New York grapes, Royal had been a household name for Jewish families […]

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California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance Receives Drinks Business 2018 Green Award

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance Receives Drinks Business 2018 Green Award

SAN FRANCISCO — CSWA is the winner of a 2018 Green Award, the Amorim Sustainability Award for a Generic Organization, given by The Drinks Business, an industry trade publication based in London. This award recognizes the efforts made by an organization to employ the most efficient and effective sustainable practices in their business with clear […]

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BACA Wines Holiday Event Gives Back – 100% of Proceeds Benefiting NEWS

BACA Wines Holiday Event Gives Back – 100% of Proceeds Benefiting NEWS

BACA Wines, a recently launched California Zinfandel brand spearheaded by Director Jennifer Brown and Winemaker Alison Frichtl Hollister, has announced plans to host a Holiday launch event at HALL St. Helena on December 1, 2018. This event will serve as the kick-off for a month-long holiday drive campaign, benefiting NEWS, a Napa-based non-profit that provides […]

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The Blue Wines from the Spanish Desert Are Conquering the United States

The Blue Wines from the Spanish Desert Are Conquering the United States

The blue wines of Bodegas Perfer arrived in the United States more than a year ago, where they have spread considerably since then. The company, which has recently signed an agreement with the largest national distributor through Imex New York LLC, importer and exclusive representative of Bodegas Perfer and its blue wines Blú Perfer and […]

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Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Announces Chefs, Wineries and Poets for Upcoming Pairings for the Senses

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art Announces Chefs, Wineries and Poets for Upcoming Pairings for the Senses

Sunday, December 2 – 5:30-7:30pm Sonoma, Calif. – November 19, 2018 – On Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Pairings for the Senses returns to the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art (SVMA). The best of California art, poetry, food, and wine all come together at our 3rd-annual Pairings event. Meet Sonoma winemakers, chefs, […]

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Tech CU Partners with Revel Wine

Tech CU Partners with Revel Wine

Agreement Designed to Enhance Members’ Lifestyles Beyond Financial Services San Jose, Calif. – November 19, 2018 – Tech CU (Technology Credit Union), a full service credit union offering services to residents throughout Silicon Valley has entered into a strategic partnership with Revel Wine. This mutually beneficial partnership allows Tech CU to offer an additional member benefit […]

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Governor Murphy Awards Governor’s Cups and Best of Show Honors for the 2018 NJ Wine Competition

Governor Murphy Awards Governor’s Cups and Best of Show Honors for the 2018 NJ Wine Competition

Princeton, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy Friday night awarded the 2018 Garden State Wine Growers Association’s (GSWGA) Governor’s Cups for Best Red Wine to Amalthea Cellars for its 2015 Legend’s Edition Europa I; Best White Vinifera Wine to Fox Hollow Vineyards 2015 Autumn Harvest and Best Dessert wine to Beneduce Vineyards 2015 White Space Riesling.  […]

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C. Mondavi & Family Names New Chief Financial Officer

C. Mondavi & Family Names New Chief Financial Officer

Wine Industry Veteran Tapped for Overseeing Company’s Continued Financial Growth Napa, Calif., November 19, 2018 – C. Mondavi & Family (http://www.cmondavifamily.com/), the parent company behind iconic wineries and brands such as Charles Krug, CK Mondavi and Purple Heart Wines, is pleased to announce Claire Hobday as the company’s chief financial officer. The appointment is effective […]

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Brick Barn Wine Estate’s 2016 Albariño Takes Best of Show at the 2018 Harvest Challenge

Brick Barn Wine Estate’s 2016 Albariño Takes Best of Show at the 2018 Harvest Challenge

Santa Rosa, Calif., (November 19, 2018). Results are in for the 2018 Harvest Challenge, a contest judged by leading wine industry professionals ranking wines based on terroir.  This year’s choice for top award was given to Brick Barn Wine Estate for its 2016 Albariño, California, Santa Ynez Valley, Estate Grown wine. Owned and operated by […]

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Farella Vineyard Elevates Ryan Pass to Title of “Winemaker”

Farella Vineyard Elevates Ryan Pass to Title of “Winemaker”

November 15, 2018 – Ryan Pass, who has worked at Farella Vineyard since the 2015 harvest has been elevated to Winemaker after 3 years as Assistant Winemaker. Tom Farella will take the title of “Vintner,” though the working relationship will remain in place with Tom and Ryan collaborating on wine style, blends, harvest decisions and […]

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Great Wine Capitals Global Network Announces the San Francisco | Napa Valley 2019 Regional Best of Wine Tourism Winners

Great Wine Capitals Global Network Announces the San Francisco | Napa Valley 2019 Regional Best of Wine Tourism Winners

North American Innovators Receive Accolades for Excellence in Wine Tourism  Napa Valley, CA (Nov. 16, 2018) – As one of ten recognized Great Wine Capitals, San Francisco | Napa Valley has awarded its hospitality leaders the 2019 Best Of Wine Tourism regional designations in six categories. The Best Of awards categories include accommodations; architecture and […]

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Cooper Mountain Vineyards Purchases Olenik Vineyard in the Willamette Valley’s Chehalem Mountains AVA

Cooper Mountain Vineyards Purchases Olenik Vineyard in the Willamette Valley’s Chehalem Mountains AVA

Portland, Ore. (November 16, 2018) — Cooper Mountain Vineyards, a Willamette Valley winery founded in 1978, announced its purchase of the 50-acre Olenik Vineyard in the Chehalem Mountains AVA. First planted to Rex Hill’s Jacob-Hart Vineyard in the early 1990s, John Olenik purchased this 50-acre, eponymous section of the vineyard in 2005. With both volcanic […]

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Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri-Sassicaia Sassicaia 2015 Named Wine Spectator’s #1 Wine of the Year

Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri-Sassicaia Sassicaia 2015 Named Wine Spectator’s #1 Wine of the Year

Top 10 Wines of 2018 Unveiled at WineSpectator.com New York, NY (November 16, 2018)—Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, today announced Tenuta San Guido Bolgheri-Sassicaia Sassicaia 2015 as the 2018 Wine of the Year. The Top 10 list is now available on top100.winespectator.com, with the full Top 100 list to be revealed on […]

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International Wines Come to the Fore in 39th Sydney International Wine Competition

International Wines Come to the Fore in 39th Sydney International Wine Competition

16 November 2018: While it was “business as usual” with Australian reds and New Zealand whites dominating their respective categories, the results of the 39th Sydney International Wine Competition highlighted the growth in international wineries targeting the Australian market and the increasing diversity of wine styles and grape varieties gaining recognition. The Competition once again […]

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Katie Santora Named Winemaker for Chehalem Winery

Katie Santora Named Winemaker for Chehalem Winery

November 15, 2018, Dayton, OR – The Stoller Wine Group has promoted Katie Santora to winemaker for Chehalem Winery. In a year of changes for the brand, Katie’s seven-year tenure gives her an understanding of Chehalem’s vineyard sites, and winemaking style, which made her perfect for the position. “We love to foster the growth of […]

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