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Ron Rubin Joins The Sponsors For Sonoma State’s Wine Spectator Learning Center

Ron Rubin, founder of Sonoma winemaker The Rubin Family of Wines, has joined the list of supporters for the Wine Spectator Learning Center (WSLC), the future home of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 16, 2015

Domestic Sparklers Thriving, As Barefoot Bubbly Races Toward Top Of Category

While imports have driven much of sparkling wine’s U.S. growth lately, domestic offerings are also flourishing, increasing 7% to 9.35 million cases in 2014, with their total about 2 million cases higher than the import segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 11, 2015

Wine Spectator: Lawsuit Claims California Wines Contain Dangerous Arsenic Levels

Are some California wineries “secretly poisoning wine consumers”? That’s one of the incendiary charges being leveled in a class-action lawsuit against several of the biggest companies in American wine, filed March 19 in a California state court. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 20, 2015

News Briefs for January 20, 2015

•Napa Valley’s fabled Mayacamas Vineyards is reopening this month with a new team led by owners Charles and Ali Banks of Terroir, Inc. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Sparkling Wine Drives Industry Growth In 2014

Due to a still sluggish on-trade environment, the total U.S. wine market is estimated to have inched ahead a mere 0.3% in 2014, to volume of 321.8 million nine-liter cases, according to the current edition of The U.S. Wine Market: Impact Databank Review and Forecast. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 5, 2015

Brown-Forman’s Sales Up 5% In Its Fiscal First Half, But Strong Dollar Impacts Earnings

Brown-Forman achieved solid sales growth in its recently completed fiscal second quarter, but its net income of $208 million, or 97 cents a share, fell about 8% shy of analysts’ consensus projection of $1.05. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 3, 2014

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