TASTE News Service, February 2, 2021 – The Napa Valley Vintners has amassed a stunning collection of nearly 100 exclusive library wine lots for its inaugural Direct from the Cellar: Napa Valley Library Wine Auction.
By Christopher Taranto The Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) was established in 1983 and at that time there were 556,765 total acres with a little over 5,000 under vine.
TASTE News Service, December 22, 2020 – For the fourth year in a row, the David Stevens Memorial Trophy for Winery of the Year at Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition was won by Jeff Runquist Wines with perhaps its best showing ever.
By Dan Clarke “Old Vine Zinfandel” is seen on more than just a few bottles these days. Obviously, wine marketers figure the phrase resonates with consumers. But what does it mean?
TASTE News Service, November 24, 2020 – Upon surveying growers and vintners across the region the Mendocino WineGrowers (MWI) ihas announced that the 2020 vintage is showing amazing quality with smaller berries, intense flavor and great color.
By Rob MacCulloch, MW, GDIP Enology & Viticulture In 2012, I traveled to the USA for a three-week-long research project. In Lodi. Why Lodi? Because of the acreage of old vine Zinfandel.
TASTE News Service, October 6, 2020 – Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law a proposal from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that will allow UC Davis to sell wine made by viticulture and enology students, generating funds for the university during uncertain financial times caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Liz Thach For years I have heard tales of the exquisite taste of Littorai wine, and on a few special occasions, I was actually able to taste a bottle at a wine dinner or tasting event.
By Fiona Fang Hailing from a pioneer winemaking family in Napa, Paula Kornell is a Napa native who has seen the region's rise from idyllic countryside to a world-renowned premium wine destination.
TASTE News Service, August 5, 2020 – San Luis Obispo (SLO) Coast on California’s Central Coast has emerged as a driving force on the domestic Albariño front, a testament to how the region’s ultra-coastal growing conditions are perfectly suited to New World expressions of this classic grape variety.