Varietals

Articles, columns and information from industry experts and sommeliers on wine varietals.


Sparkling Wine on the Upward according to Technomic News
Table Wine Competition Heats Up While Sparkling Wine Surges   July 13, 2014

The pace of expansion in the wine industry may be slowing, but competition is heating up in the largest category — domestic table wine — as new product introductions ramp up and cost figures more heavily into consumers’ decision process.More>>

Wine Consumer Data from Technomic
Capture More Wine Consumers   July 7, 2014

Wine is not the top adult beverage choice for most diners in casual-dining restaurants, but the opportunity exists for casual concepts to capture more wine occasions. Techmonic, Inc. recently released their WineTAB Report which reveals...More>>

Red Wine Article
The American Wine Drinker Leads The Pack   February 4, 2013

Numbers are starting to trickle in about wine consumption from 2012, and the news is generally good - we keep adding more wine drinkers each year, and the youngest legal age drinkers think of wine more and more as an everyday beverage.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>>

Lake Sonoma Chardonnay News
Lake Sonoma Introduces its 2010 Chardonnay   August 2, 2011

The newly released 2010 Lake Sonoma Winery Russian River Valley Chardonnay showcases aromas of citrus, tropical fruit and green apple, along with hints of vanilla and bread dough. More>>

Vampire Vineyards News
Vampire Vineyards Introduces Je T'aime Brut Rose Sparkling Wine   July 15, 2011

Je T'aime Brut Rose Sparkling Wine, with its bouquet of fresh strawberry and raspberry, is perfect for any party or as a toasting wine.More>>



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