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Wine Spectator Cites New Boom In Single-Vineyard California Pinot Noirs

Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube reports that California is experiencing a boom in single-vineyard Pinot Noir offerings, led by a new brand, Walt, from Napa-based Hall Wines. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 19, 2012

Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2009 Named Wine Spectator’s Wine of the Year

Wine Spectator has named Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2009 as its 2011 Wine of the Year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 17, 2011

Wine Spectator’s Report On 2009 California Pinot Noir Has Record Number Of 90+ Scores

The numbers are in, and they’re historically impressive. In Wine Spectator’s report on California Pinot Noir, a whopping 55% of the 350-plus wines from the 2009 vintage had scores of 90 points or higher, including 15 wines that scored a classic 95 or better. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 16, 2011

Table Wines Priced At 9 Dollars And Above Show Double-Digit Growth For Year Through August 20, Nielsen Says

Table wines retailing at $9 and over a 750-ml. bottle grew 10.9% by volume and 10.1% by value for the 52-week period ending August 20, according to the latest Nielsen numbers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 8, 2011

California’s 2009 Pinot Noirs Might Be Best Ever, Wine Spectator Says

Wine Spectator is completing its work on rating California’s 2009 Pinot Noirs, and Senior Editor and lead California taster James Laube says more than 50 percent of the Pinots reviewed thus far have been ranked outstanding or better (90 points and above)—an unprecedented number. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 6, 2011

Wines Priced at 9 Dollars And Above Show 9.5 Percent Value Growth, Nielsen Says

Table wine sales increased 3.2% by volume in the 52-week period ending May 28, to 126.8 million cases, and 4.2% by value, to $9.5 billion, according to Nielsen.

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Posted in News on June 14, 2011

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