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City Winery to open Fifth Location Boston Debut scheduled for October

(August, 21, 2017 – Boston, MA) City Winery, founded in 2008 as Manhattan’s first fully-functional winery, restaurant, music venue and private event space, with locations in Chicago, Nashville, and Atlanta, will open its fifth location in Boston this October with a sixth slated

Wine Spectator Unveils Winners of 2017 Restaurant Awards

New York, NY (July 5, 2017)—Attention, wine lovers around the world! Wine Spectator has released the winners of the 2017 Restaurant Awards, which recognizes the world’s best wine lists. This year, the Restaurant Awards program honors 3,592 dining destinations from all 50 states in the

SoCal Chefs Gear Up For Taste of the World 2017 Sunday, May 21 at Madam Tussauds’ Starlit Rooftop Terrace

Los Angeles, CA, May 17, 2017-Sunday, May 21, 2017 to celebrate food, wine and culture inspired by international travel, food and wine connoisseurs will unite as top chefs from Southern California come together in Hollywood for a unique and worldly experience on Madam Tussauds’

Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites Announces New Wine-Themed Room in Partnership With Award-Winning Mesa Del Sol Estate Retreat and Winery of Greenfield, California

CARMEL, CA (May 17, 2017) — Vendange Carmel Inn and Suites has announced a new wine-themed room designed by owner and winemaker Ann Hougham of award-winning Mesa Del Sol Estate Retreat and Winery of Greenfield, California. Hougham decorated the room in a country vineyard theme, with m

All-New Wine Trolley Rolls Into the Santa Maria Valley

(Santa Maria, Calif.) – An exciting new development has made its way into the Santa Maria Valley. The Santa Maria Valley wine trolley will bring a whole new way of experiencing the wine region. The wine trolley will run Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5

There’s a New Wine in Town

(Washington, DC-April 13, 2017)  There’s a new wine in town.  Cape Venture Wine Co., founded by Walker Brown and Charles Brain, is launching its new label, “Lubanzi” which is available online, at www.lubanziwines.com. The Lubanzi label is comprised of two wines, a red blend, composed

Vinexpo announces major New York exhibition of international wines and spirits, March 5-6, 2018

NEW YORK – March 14, 2017 – The leading international exhibition for wine and spirits professionals is bound for the U.S. with Vinexpo New York, March 5-6, 2018. Produced in association with Diversified Communications, the show is expected to host exhibitors from all wine-producing re

Sheraton Grand Los Cabos, Hacienda Del Mar partners with notable charity for their prestigious Los Cabos Cheese and Wine Festival

Los Cabos, Mexico (February 27, 2017) – The Sheraton Grand Los Cabos, Hacienda del Mar, announced today that they will again host their fifth annual Los Cabos Cheese and Wine Festival. On Saturday, March 25 at 6 p.m. in the Salon Hacienda, over 700 locals and visitors will come togeth

Ken Fugelsang, renowned enologist: built a legacy of winemakers

(February 22, 2017) ‑‑ Kenneth Fugelsang, professor emeritus of enology and retired winemaster at the Fresno State Winery, died Monday, Feb. 20, from cancer. He was 70 years old. An internationally-recognized enologist credited with “producing world-class winemakers who are now making

11th Annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience New York showcases new Fine Wines, Spirits, and Gourmet Kosher Cuisine February 13, 2017, Pier 60, Chelsea Piers

FEB 13, 2017, New York, NY – It’s the Golden Age of kosher cuisine, and the demand has never been higher. At 11th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience New York (www.KFWENY.com), sponsored by The Royal Wine Corp., food fans and wine watchers will indulge in the newest kosher wines,

Frankfurt crowns its first official Wine Queen

Frankfurt am Main, January 20, 2017. On January 23rd, 2017, the city of Frankfurt and the Rheingauer Weinbauverband (Rheingau Viniculture Association) will elect its first official, joined wine queen. With the coronation, Frankfurt, home to its own 200-year old city vineyard, and the

Renowned Culinary Masters in Greece, Epic Aerial Adventures, Stunning Tuscan Villas

DETROIT (Jan. 18, 2017) – What is your greatest dream adventure? Whether it’s high adventure, a cultural immersion, or a day exploring your most-loved interest, with the right planning, you can incorporate it into your next cruise! Based on consumer feedback, CruiseCompete knows that

Tests reveal no glyphosate found in wines from two CA organic vineyards

Today, Moms Across America announced that wines from two California vineyards tested negative for glyphosate. Phil Larocca of LaRocca Vineyards, and Athan and Denise Poulos of Lolonis Family Vineyards & Winery both had separate glyphosate testing done on their own wine samples and

Viña Albina Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 named best Rioja in the UK

DECEMBER 2016: Viña Albina Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada 2011 received recognition as the best Rioja wine in the Rioja Masters 2016 competition organised by the renowned UK magazine, The Drinks Business. This is yet another success for this classic Rioja, whose inimitable character is

Vinexpo 2017 gets down to business in Bordeaux, June 18-21

NEW YORK – Nov. 28, 2016 – Vinexpo 2017, the leading international exhibition for wine and spirits professionals, is bound for Bordeaux next summer with an anticipated 2,350 exhibitors from wine regions around the world and a groundbreaking, four-day line-up of conferences, tastings,

T.J. Martell Foundation’s New York Best Cellars Dinner Raises $250,000 for Cancer Research

New York, NY  – November 22, 2016 – The T.J. Martell Foundation for leukemia, cancer and AIDS announced that $250,000 was raised for cancer research at its first New York Best Cellars  Dinner held on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Capitale in New York.  James Beard award-winning

Epicurious Launches the Ultimate Wine Collection for Home Cooks and Foodies

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Epicurious, the pioneering digital food brand and one of the most trusted voices in food, has announced a new collection of custom designed wines for culinary and wine enthusiasts alike. Epicurious is known for connecting a community of hom

2016 Old Ebbitt Grill International Wines for Oysters Competition Results

Washington, DC – On November 7, 2016, on the eve of Election Day, a panel of judges convened in the Cabinet Room at the Old Ebbitt Grill for the final round of the Old Ebbitt Grill International Wines for Oysters Competition. Their task was to select gold medal winners from among twen

French connection drives Sidewood’s Adelaide Hills expansion

New vineyards, a bottling plant and French-inspired wines are helping an Adelaide Hills winery rapidly expand its operations. Sidewood has this year bought a 25ha vineyard to take its total plantings to 93ha across four sites in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia, making it one of

Longest running wine tasting contest in the nation celebrates 43rd anniversary

Chicago—It’s the Olympics of wine tasting –an intense battle of the palates—and the oldest event of its kind in the country. It’s Geja’s Café’s 43rd Annual Professional/Amateur Wine Tasting Contest. On Sunday, November 6 at 1 p.m., wine quaffers from around the city will gather at Gej

King Estate Receives Demeter Certification

(Eugene, OR) – King Estate Winery is now officially the largest Biodynamic® vineyard in the United States as certified by Demeter USA. Sustainable farming is nothing new for King Estate, the 1,033-acre vineyard and winery best known for its acclaimed Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir as well

Deep Woods Cabernet wins Max Schubert Trophy at 2016 Royal Adelaide Wine Show

A West Australian Cabernet Sauvignon has taken out the prestigious Max Schubert Trophy at the 2016 Royal Adelaide Wine Show. However, it was wines from the award’s home state of South Australia that dominated today’s trophy presentations, winning more than half of the major awards. Th

Winemaker recognised with prestigious science award

The Royal Institution of Australia today awarded Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago a prestigious Bragg Membership for his contributions to the science of winemaking. The award is named after the South Australian scientists Sir William Henry Bragg and Sir William Lawrence Bragg, a fa

Maritime Wine Trading Collective adds Chile’s Viña Undurraga to its Portfolio Winery is a National Winemaking Pioneer

San Francisco, September 27, 2016 – Maritime Wine Trading Collective has been appointed the sole USA representative for ViñaUndurraga’s Undurraga, Sibaris, Terroir Hunter and U labeled wines that include vintage Brut and Brut Rosé sparkling wines, Carmènére, Cabernet Sauvignon,

Gruet Winery Opens New Tasting Room in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico – Sept. 20, 2016 – Gruet Winery is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Santa Fe tasting room at the Hotel St. Francis on Sept. 22, 2016. Located at the heart of Santa Fe’s historic district – a leading destination for art, music, food, and now,

Liquor Retailers Go Mobile with Apps Powered by Drync

September 16, 2016 (Somerville, MA) — Drync, Inc., the mobile ordering and marketing solution for beverage alcohol retailers, today announced its first retail apps for iOS. Consumers in Massachusetts, New York and Minneapolis can now shop real-time inventory of wine, spirits and

Introducing Apothic Inferno: Wine with a Whiskey Soul

MODESTO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A pioneer in creating innovative blends that push the envelope of what is expected from a wine, Apothic takes its fans on a new journey to experience wine in a whole new way. By combining years of wine-making knowledge and expertise

Taste Washington Reaches 20-Year Milestone in 2017

SEATTLE – Taste Washington, Seattle’s premier wine and food festival, celebrates its 20th anniversary March 23-26, 2017. Individual tickets to the festival go on sale December 1, 2016 at www.tastewashington.org. The signature event had a record-breaking year in 2016, drawing more than

Oregon Wine Competition Winners Announced

JACKSONVILLE, OREGON–The Oregon Wine Competition awards were announced Wednesday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville, Oregon, with Best of Show awards going to Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars, Pebblestone Cellars, and Plaisance Ranch. All of the award-

Tiny city vineyard produces first wine from a botanic garden

WINES made from grapes harvested in a tiny vineyard within a city botanic garden will be launched in South Australia in September. Produced with the support of Jacob’s Creek winemakers, the limited edition wines are believed to be the world’s first wine produced solely from grapes gro