Wine Trends

Emerging imported wine trends, articles and tips from industry experts and sommeliers.


News
MarketWatch: Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines Announces Three New Wine Brands   June 19, 2012

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Valley of the Moon News
Moon Port Brings Souzao Back into the Limelight   June 14, 2012

Almost 30 years ago, Souzao port was one of California’s most popular dessert wines was discontinued from production. Now, Valley of the Moon Winery brings back port from this rare grape with the release of the 2007 Valley of the Moon Late Bottled Vintage Port. More>>

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Discovery News: Taste Sensation: Underwater Wine   June 11, 2012

Discovery News: Does the sea hold the secret to truly great wines? To find out a trio of French wine lovers -- a vineyard manager, a barrel maker and an oyster farmer -- teamed up to test the myth, above and below water. More>>

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Eater.com: Sommeliers on What Sells, What Doesn't, and What They'd Buy With Unlimited Cash   June 6, 2012

From Eater.com: In honor of nothing in particular, Eater decided to take the temperature around the country — from down south in Atlanta and Austin to up north in Boston — to see what is flying off wine lists and what is stuck sleeping in the cellar. More>>

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Reuters: Sommeliers Take Stress, Guess Work Out Of Selecting Wines   May 30, 2012

Reuters: Can't chose between a Muscadet and Merlot? Confused by the latest Cabernets or shocked by the prices? Leading sommeliers around the globe can help to take the guess work out of selecting wines and the sting out of prices. Looking for bargains, comparative shopping, being open minded, and...More>>

Lake Sonoma Winery News
Highlighting Blending Traditions with Lake Sonoma Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel   May 24, 2012

While the Zinfandel grape originally came to America from Europe in the 19th century, today its wine is indisputably a California original, with a character all its own. Zinfandel has been produced in California for more than 150 years and blends have been a Zinfandel tradition from the very...More>>

Valley of the Moon News
The 2010 Valley of the Moon Carneros Pinot Noir Reflects Multiple Influences   October 28, 2011

The recently released 2010 Valley of the Moon Winery Carneros Pinot Noir is a wine with a youthful yet pleasing personality born from a unique combination of vintage, vineyard and winemaking.More>>

Champagne Article
Holiday Sparkle   October 6, 2011

Sparkling wine is as popular as ever: Despite the economic gloom, patrons do want to indulge. Plentiful by-the-glass bubbly menus now are prevalent in bars, while Champagne bottle service sales are making a comeback in nightclubs. More>>

Medinet Wine News
Medinet Wine is the Star of the South   September 6, 2011

Southern France is the home of Medinet wine, the uncomplicated French wine in the unique one-liter carafe. More>>

Kenwood Vineyards News
Kenwood Jack London Vineyard Duo Highlight the Mountains   August 24, 2011

The newly released 2009 Kenwood Jack London Vineyard Zinfandel and 2008 Kenwood Jack London Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon demonstrate the lure of the mountains.More>>



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