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Music festivals can often feel like the aural equivalent of an all-you-can-eat buffet, but BottleRock Napa Valley is bringing 12-course-tasting-menu refinement to its three-day, wine-country music...
The bottles from the $6 million worth of barrels sold will be available in as soon as one year.
The lots from the private auction become available through the retailers and restaurateurs bidding.
From January 23 through 25, 2015, the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla., will serve as the location for the 15th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival...
Presidential Private Jet Vacations are offering elite guests the chance to tour the heart of this premier destination in bespoke style.
Vintner Jayson Pahlmeyer and daughter Cleo will release the first estate grown Pinot Noirs and Chardonnay from their Wayfarer Vineyard this fall, 16 years after purchasing the remote parcel on the...
Artisan Winery Pioneers New Digital Approach to Winemaking with Crowd-Created Wine.
A unique experience to take in the beauty of the California winery before harvest sets in
From September 7 through 10, a select number of participants will receive an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience of Napa Valley’s annual grape harvest.
The annual Auction Napa Valley in Northern California’s famed wine country—taking place this year from June 5 through 7—has become one of the area’s most highly anticipated events and perhaps the...
The Napa Valley Vintners, a nonprofit trade association, and Bottlenotes, the leading interactive media company in the U.S. for the wine and craft beer industries, have partnered for Taste Around Town
Reuling Vineyard, a Sonoma Coast-based producer of ultra-premium wines, announced today the first release of its highly anticipated Reuling Vineyard Chardonnay (SRP $70).
Jim Young—a co-owner and the vineyard manager of the Robert Young Estate Winery , whose father, the late Robert Young, planted the first Cabernet Sauvignon vines in Northern California’s Alexander...
Although Jim Beam popularized the term small-batch whiskey in the 1990s, the practice of distilling limited editions of the spirit has actually been going on in United States for more than two...
More than one media mogul has been cautioned to slow down and take a break from the industry. But when Steve McPherson’s wife, Jennifer, gave the then-president of ABC Entertainment this advice, she...
The family that owns David Family Wines is not named David. This boutique producer of Pinot Noir based in Santa Rosa, Calif., was founded in 2006 by Michelle Reeves, an entrepreneur from Australia...
A good year is worth its weight in wine, according to the Napa Valley winery Domaine Carneros , which has announced that for $20,000, it will stock the cellars of Champagne lovers for the next year...
"Time, motion, and wine," the Roman poet Ovid wrote, "cause sleep." One modern admirer of the author of Metamorphoses, however, might argue the opposite—that wine, at least, or the making of it,...
One of the most respected Cabernet Sauvignon producers in Napa Valley, Araujo Estate Wines , was acquired last week by the French billionaire François Pinault, who also controls Château Latour in...
Pedigree, rather than taste, is often the decisive factor in the commercial success of a fine wine. Nowhere perhaps is this more true than in Champagne. No matter how delicate their texture or subtle...
This year, four Northern California wineries are celebrating their 40th anniversaries—a notable achievement in a competitive Napa-Sonoma world constantly buffeted by the vagaries of nature and...
On July 18, one of the top Riesling producers in the world, Helmut Dönnhoff , will host an exclusive wine tasting at L’Auberge Carmel in California. A limited number of guests will have the chance to...
At Sociètè du Vin , a new wine-collectors’ clubhouse in Bridgehampton, New York, members get private cellars and access to exclusive tasting events. Designed by Hollywood set designer Elvis Restaino...
Winemaking for William Ballentine Jr. has always been a family concern. He began his career tending vines owned by his father, who established Ballentine Vineyards at the foot of Napa’s Howell...
When Joseph Phelps came to the Napa Valley as a construction executive in the late 1960s to oversee a major project, he did not realize that the venture would ultimately lead to a change in career...
Few properties in California’s Napa Valley boast as impressive a succession of winemaking alumni as Vineyard 29, which Teresa Norton and Tom Paine established in 1989 on 3 acres located just...
Serendipity played its part in the evolution of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. The first happy accident occurred in 1969, when founder Warren Winiarski met Nathan Fay, the first grower to plant Cabernet...
This year’s Naples Winter Wine Festival —anannual food-and-wine event to benefit underprivileged children in Collier County, Fla.—has an exceptional list of rare wines up for auction, and has...
With the warm summer months here, many people are entertaining outside or visiting friends, and Eric Goldstein, co-proprietor and marketing president at Park Avenue Liquor Shop in New York, offers...
Domaine Carneros ’ 2005 Le Rêve (“the dream”) by Taittinger ($95) is the 14th vintage of the Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine that Claude Taittinger dreamed of creating in California to match the style...

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