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Sip Flavorful Wines During The 6th Annual Tour de Tanks

Tweet YORK, Pa.  (Wine Press)  Discover the heart of Pennsylvania’s wine country as the UnCork York Wine Trail presents the 6th Annual Tour de Tanks Event! Celebrate the arrival of new vintages with special tank and barrel tastings every Saturday and Sunday in March. Chat with UnCork York winemakers, meet fellow wine enthusiasts and enjoy […]

Dona Paula and Carmen Wineries Join Forces With Trinchero Family Estates for New Distribution Agreement

The Claro Group Wineries, leading producer of premium wines in South America and owner of the world-renowned Dona Paula winery of Argentina and Carmen winery of Chile, today announced a historic export agreement with Trinchero Family Estates for the United States market.

The Piedmont Wine Trail brings together several Maryland vineyards

Tweet Not so long ago, if you wanted to visit a vineyard near Baltimore for an afternoon of tastings and tours, your first and typically only stop was Boordy Vineyards, the oldest vineyard in the state, established in Hydes in 1945. Even in winter, it was a lovely way to spend an afternoon, with plenty […]

It’s time to heal the great Zinfandel divide

Tweet If you fancy yourself a wine person, you could be forgiven for thinking that Zin lovers are from a slightly different universe. And if you’re a Zin person, right now you might be thinking: Get bent, wine guy. So goes this nation’s cultural divide – of course, I speak of that between Zin fanatics […]

American wine scene expanding to the East Coast

Tweet The hottest emerging wine region in the country was getting a lot of buzz at the largest American wine competition here last month: Paso Robles. The massive wine region between San Francisco and Los Angeles, known for its lusty Rhône-style reds and zinfandel, recently took half the top awards at the 2011 San Francisco […]

Grape wall of China cracks

Tweet Hit hard by a grape glut and higher dollar, Australia’s wine industry is looking to a new saviour – stylish young professionals in China with a taste for our finest shiraz. Australian wine exports to China grew by 36 per cent last year, overtaking the growth of the British, US and Canadian wine markets, […]

More than Just Wine Barrel Tasting: Meet the people behind the wine in El Dorado

Tweet Looking at the two men, one wouldn’t notice much in common; except maybe the worn out pair of jeans each wore and the purple stains under their finger nails. But these two men share the same passion – wine. “Some kids went to preschool,” said D.J. Latcham, a 24-year-old third generation winery owner and […]

Headaches by the glass: Why wine isn’t always a pleasure

Wine is synonymous with pleasure, yet it’s a source of pain for many frustrated drinkers. Allergic reactions, including headaches, skin rashes and runny noses, affect as many as 8 per cent of wine drinkers, according to some estimates. Now, recent news out of Denmark could spell hope for many sufferers. Scientists have isolated molecules in […]

Asia’s Taste For Bordeaux Wine Grows

Tweet Bordeaux is growing increasingly dependant on the Asian market, as China – when taken taken together with Hong Kong – edges closer to overtaking Germany as the largest importer of the region’s wines. China confirmed its importance to the wines retail sector in May 2010 when it became the largest value importer of the […]

Israeli wine wins international praise

Tweet Eli Ben-Zaken has been producing wine since 1970, although professionally only since the 1990s. His family-run company produces 100,000 bottles a year of which 40% is exported (around 2,500 bottles end up in the UK). Only three wines are produced: two Bordeaux-style blends and one Chardonnay. Much of the wine consumed in Israel is […]

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