using technology to vertically integrate nearly the entire process of consumption. …Amazon works by dividing the world of commerce up into building blocks. Many people have seen the Whole Foods acquisition as a way for Amazon to sell fancier groceries online while using its larger scale and greater efficiency to lower prices. One analyst suggests the company will launch “Amazon Grocery Services,” a subsidiary that farmers or small manufacturers might use to sell, warehouse, and ship their products. Restaurants could stock their kitchens with it, too
Rotundone is a key aromatic compound for cool-climate Shiraz. This compound is produced in the skin of grape berries and extracted into wine during fermentation. This project investigated the influence of fermentation techniques on the concentration of rotundone in the resultant wine. Wine[…] Read more.
Clay Shannon of Shannon Ridge Family of Wines is getting creative in dealing with the shortage of vineyard labor on the California North Coast. This past weekend Shannon moved 400 head of eager sheep onto Vigilance Vineyards to take care of business.
La Unión Europea y China han llegado a un acuerdo por el cual se va a hacer una publicación oficial de una lista de doscientas indicaciones geográficas europeas y chinas, cien de cada parte, que serán consideradas a efectos de protección en un acuerdo bilateral que se celebrará en 2017. En virtud del acuerdo entre […]
A virologist with Washington State University’s (WSU) Viticulture and Enology program has discovered a block of ‘Grenache’ vines are stunted and sickly because they suffer from a damaging syndrome caused by Tobacco Ringspot Virus (TRSV), a pathogen never before seen in Washington.
The commission’s guide was Rob McMillan, the founder of Silicon Valley Bank’s wine division who has worked in the wine business since 1981
The demographic is America, where we have reached peak pink, the moment when rosé is no longer a perfectly ordinary and agreeable summer wine but a lifestyle bevvie. A hashtag (#roséallday). A pop-culture icon.
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The actions of ionic exchange resins play a key role in the innovative DTXsystem developed by Della Toffola USA that has revolutionized Tartaric Stabilization and pH Adjustment for winemakers around the globe. Since 1960, Della Toffola has been a world leader in the design and implementation of technologically advanced solutions for the wine industry. […]
New Zealand winemaker Matua, Marlborough, New Zealand, is releasing the 2016 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé with new thermographic label technology.
Fortified wines are one of the heroes of the Australian wine sector. While Portugal is known for its Port and Madeira and Spain for its Sherry, Australia produces the world’s finest Muscat, Topaque, Vintage and Tawny fortified wines.
The Chinese wine market is a fast-evolving creature, often tough to keep track of. Some of the changes over the past 5 years have been so rapid and dislocating that they have quickly destroyed the viability supposedly robust business models, while creating […]
In response to manufacturers’ needs for high-performance laser marking systems, Videojet Technologies has expanded its successful range of CO2 laser marking systems with the introduction of the new Videojet 3640 60-Watt laser marking system.
Rosé has shown strong growth over the past year and is outpacing overall US wine growth, a trend which will ramp up during the summer months thanks to the pink drink’s light and versatile appeal, says Nielsen.
“Vineyards from central Chile are investing more and more in this area, escaping from climate change. There is a real opportunity to do great Pinot Noir here… It needs the acidity of the south”
Increases in prices for Napa cab grapes seem to be outpacing the increase in pricing for Napa cab wines. This could make sense if vineyard production was decreasing, but production of Napa cab has actually been increasing in recent years as wineries have replanted vineyards and grafted existing vineyards over to Cab from other varietals
The Round-Up City is on the map as the birthplace for groundbreaking work in harvesting wine grapes and tree fruit. Jeff Lorton of the Future Farm Project at the Pendleton Unmanned Aircraft System Test Range, says Digital Harvest CEO Young Kim has found a way to mesh virtual reality with robotics to delicately pick the fruit
How to showcase an icon wine? First, bring together the wealthiest visionary of Argentina, a world celebrated Patagonian chef and a renowned Italian born wine consultant. Next, uncork several magnums of the 2015 vintage on the tranquil grounds of a Bordeaux château. Billionaire Argentinian Alejandro Bulgheroni owns multiple wineries, including Renwood in California, Château Suau in Bordeaux, a few in Tuscany (including Dievole) as well as in Argentina (Argento, Bodega Vistalba) and a new venture in Patagonia that will be the southernmost winery in the world
the forces of regulatory inertia, lawmakers’ slavish devotion to the deep pockets of wine wholesalers who oppose retailer wine shipping, and a reactionary fear of change by most small retailers all stand in the way of giving America’s traditional specialty wine retailers their chance at survival