With the risk of wildfire impacts to vines and wines still fresh in people’s minds after the 2017 harvest season fires in California’s North Coast, in addition to fires in Washington state and in Spain, the 2018 Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento presented a session by two authorities on “Wildfires and Wine.”
Grapevines are drought resistant enough that California’s wineries may be able to dial back the irrigation and keep their plants alive, new research says. That’s good news as the state heads into what looks to be another dry year. There is a catch, however: while the study suggests vines might survive a thirsty spell with minimal watering, it doesn’t say if they’ll still make enough grapes to keep wine glasses full.
The wine industry is entering a “golden age” thanks to young millennials who have adventurous tastes and prefer to invest in experiences over material goods, according to new research.
Sometimes an opportunity crosses your desk that is just too good to pass up. Even if it means traveling to New Hampshire in the dead of winter. That's exactly how it felt to receive an invitation to attend the annual Wine Week hosted by the New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC), whose program this year featured the theme of Women in Wine
The highest-earning 10% of the urban Chinese drink over seven times as much wine and consume more than twice as much dessert as their counterparts at the bottom end of the wage scale.