top of page

It's 'Official': Kendall-Jackson and La Crema Join the NBA's Wine Family

For years, the NBA has been nicknamed the “Wine League,” but now it’s officially tipping off. The National Basketball Association is embarking on a partnership with California's Jackson Family Wines establishing Kendall-Jackson as the official wine of the NBA, and K-J's sister wine La Crema as the official wine of the Women's National Basketball Association.
(Source: Wine Spectator)


Robilant's new US campaign for Catena commemorates 120 years in love with Malbec

Multi-channel ad campaign honors success of Malbec and dedication of one of Argentina’s oldest family-run wineries. Robilant was selected by Catena for its 40 years’ expertise in wine and spirits branding and creative design. (Source: Wine Business)


How to Double Decant a Wine

Whether you’ve recently purchased a bottle of Ridge Monte Bello, or you have another bottle of Bordeaux-style wine that you’re looking to open, it’s a good idea to understand how to double decant the wine prior to tasting. (Source: Ridge Winery)


Are Moldy Corks and Bottles Bad for Wine?

Have you ever looked in your wine refrigerator or cellar and noticed a bit of mold? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, and your wine collection is not in trouble.   (Source: Wine Enthusiast)


Bollinger Group purchases Sancerre estate Hubert Brochard

The Bollinger Group has made another foray into the Loire Valley by purchasing 60ha Sancerre estate Hubert Brochard for an undisclosed sum. (Source: Decanter)


Northern Rhône's E. Guigal Expands in the South, Buying Tavel's Château d'Aquéria

E. Guigal, the prominent Northern Rhône Valley producer, has expanded its holdings in the Southern Rhône with the purchase of Château d'Aquéria in Tavel from the de Bez family. (Source: Wine Spectator)


Paper shortage, delays cause disruption in printing of wine labels

With paper joining a lengthy list of items in short supply because of pandemic-stretched supply lines, winemakers find themselves in a bind when it comes to getting their products to market.
(Source: Napa Valley Register)


Ridge Vineyards Awarded Inaugural Robert Parker Green Emblem

Consumers are searching for wineries that make additional efforts to enact sustainable practices. Robert Parker makes it easy for consumers to search for sustainably made wines by offering filters for certified organic or biodynamic. 
(Source: Ridge Vineyards)


Wine that went to space for sale with $1 million price tag

The wine is out of this world. The price is appropriately stratospheric.
Christie’s said Tuesday it is selling a bottle of French wine that spent more than a year in orbit aboard the International Space Station. The auction house thinks a wine connoisseur might pay as much as $1 million to own it.
(Source: Washington Post)


Southern Glazer's and Wine Spectator Raise $1.6 Million for Restaurants

With the help of Zachy's, Guy Fieri, Dave Portnoy and a star-studded lineup of vintners, the Conscious Collection Auction brought aid to an industry in need.
(Source: Wine Spectator)


Bollinger Champagne Owners Buy Oregon's Ponzi Vineyards

A pioneering Willamette Valley family, who arrived in the region in 1969 when Oregon Pinot Noir was considered impractical, sells control to marquee Champagne house.
(Source: Wine Spectator)


Wente Family Estates Announces Next Generation of Leaders

Wente Family Estates announced a new alignment for the company’s senior leadership as America’s longest continuously owned and operated family winery, celebrating 138 years of history in 2021. (Source: Wine Business)


Bordeaux Adapts with New Grapes

In entry-level bottlings, winemakers can begin using Touriga Nacional, Marselan and other varieties chosen for suitability in a changing climate.
(Source: Wine Spectator)

bottom of page