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Wine Enthusiast Selects Gran Reserva 904 as Best Wine of the Year

Wine Enthusiast Selects Gran Reserva 904 as Best Wine of the Year

La Rioja Alta ranks first among standout wines on The Enthusiast 100 of 2016 Haro, Spain (December 1, 2016) – After tasting nearly 22,000 wines from 15 countries, Wine Enthusiast selected La Rioja Alta 2005 Gran Reserva 904 as the #1 Wine of the Year on The Enthusiast 100 of 2016. Representing the best of […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 21

Afternoon Brief, November 21

Huneeus Vintners Buys Napa Valley’s St. Clement Vineyards from Treasury Wine Estates: Treasury Wine Estates has sold Napa Valley’s St. Clement Vineyards to Napa-based Huneeus Vintners LLC, according to public records and company representatives…

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Afternoon Brief, November 18

Afternoon Brief, November 18

Sonoma’s ‘Worst Road’ Gets a Winery: It took a four-and-a-half-hour meeting, over 20 public speakers and sometimes testy exchanges between county officials, but on Tuesday the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to approve the final EIR for Belden Barns, the proposed 55-acre winery and creamery at 5561 Sonoma Mountain Road…

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Afternoon Brief, November 11

Afternoon Brief, November 11

This Algorithm’s Taste in Wine Is Better Than Yours: So, you want to buy a bottle of wine. You sort of know what you like-bold reds, crisp whites-but not much more than the names of a few grapes…

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Afternoon Brief, November 10

Afternoon Brief, November 10

Constellation Shares Fall 8% After Trump Victory: The initial reaction was for shares to slump on fears of protectionism but 24 hours later London is more than 2% ahead of where it stood on the eve of the US polls…

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Jerry Lohr Becomes the Third Person in the History of the Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards to Be Honored as an “American Wine Legend”

Jerry Lohr Becomes the Third Person in the History of the Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards to Be Honored as an “American Wine Legend”

San Jose, Calif. – November 10, 2016 – Wine Enthusiast Magazine today announced that it will be honoring industry visionary and Central Coast wine pioneer Jerry Lohr as its “American Wine Legend” at the upcoming 17th annual Wine Star Awards. Lohr will be honored in Wine Enthusiast’s special “Best of Year” issue, and at a […]

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Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wins Wine Enthusiast’s Prestigious 2016 Wine Star Award for “Wine Region of the Year”

Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wins Wine Enthusiast’s Prestigious 2016 Wine Star Award for “Wine Region of the Year”

Portland, Ore. (November 10, 2016) Today, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, an esteemed, internationally-recognized wine publication for oenophiles, announced Oregon’s Willamette Valley as its 2016 Wine Region of the Year for its annual Wine Star Awards. The Wine Star Awards are viewed as some of the most influential in the wine industry. Each year since 2000, the editors of Wine […]

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Bonterra Organic Vineyards Named American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

Bonterra Organic Vineyards Named American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

The Nation’s #1 Wine from Organically Farmed Grapes Caps Impressive Year with “Wine Star” Recognition MENDOCINO COUNTY, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016 — Bonterra Organic Vineyards (“Bonterra”), the leading wine from organically farmed grapes, has been named American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast. The award comes at the conclusion of an exciting year for the winery, which […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 7

Afternoon Brief, October 7

Jackson Family Wines Partners with Breakthru Beverage Canada: Jackson Family Wines is establishing a new sales partnership with Breakthru Beverage Canada, transitioning part of its sales operation to the company…

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Afternoon Brief, October 5

Afternoon Brief, October 5

Napa Vineyard Worker Killed After Being Crushed by Forklift: A Napa vineyard worker was killed Monday afternoon after he was ejected from the forklift he was driving and the machine fell on top of him, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office…

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King Estate’s Acrobat Pinot Gris Named #1 Best Buy on Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 list

King Estate’s Acrobat Pinot Gris Named #1 Best Buy on Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 list

Wine Enthusiast’s Best Buy designation identifies high quality wines at accessible prices for everyday drinking. The list will be published in the magazine’s November 2016 issue. “When we created Acrobat nearly ten years ago, we set out to make a wine for the savvy, everyday wine consumer – a wine that is accessible, dependable and […]

Afternoon Brief, October 4

Afternoon Brief, October 4

Bulgheroni Buys Former Harlan St. Helena Winery: International vintner Alejandro P. Bulgheroni acquired a former Harlan winery in St. Helena and plans for to renovate it for a new winery…

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Afternoon Brief, September 22

Afternoon Brief, September 22

How the Wente Chardonnay Clone Became America’s Choice: The Wente wine story began in 1883, with German immigrant C.H. Wente. He learned his craft studying winemaking under Charles Krug in Napa Valley…

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Oregon’s Willamette Valley Nominated for Wine Enthusiast’s Prestigious 2016 Wine Star Award for “Wine Region of the Year”

Oregon’s Willamette Valley Nominated for Wine Enthusiast’s Prestigious 2016 Wine Star Award for “Wine Region of the Year”

Portland, Ore. (September 19, 2016) – Just over fifty years ago, David Lett, founder of The Eyrie Vineyards, planted the Willamette Valley’s first Pinot noir. Others soon joined the quest, giving rise to an entire wine industry known for its world-class Pinot noir and inviting hospitality. Days ago, the Wine Enthusiast confirmed the region’s place […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 21

Afternoon Brief, September 21

Maryland Booze Peddlers Cheated NYC Distributor Out of Millions of Dollars in Tax-Dodging Scheme, Lawsuit Alleges: The metropolitan area’s largest distributor of wine and spirits has filed a civil racketeering lawsuit alleging two liquor wholesalers in Maryland schemed with an assortment of retailers to smuggle millions of dollars’ worth of alcohol to New York City to avoid paying the higher excise tax here…

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