22 May 2013
Earlier this week, the northern hemisphere wine gold medal winners in this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition were announced. Click here for the winners from Canada, England, France, Germany and Hungary, while the gold medal winners from Italy, Portugal, Spain and the US are listed below.
11 October 2012
Every year Robert Smiley, director of wine studies, dean and professor at UC Davis, surveys CEOs of several of the most prominent wineries in the US.
27 September 2012
The international arm of Jose Cuervo has upped the UK marketing spend around the Tradicional variant of its Tequila brand in a bid to boost the category's image in the country.
31 August 2012
Delicato Family Vineyards' Charonge
5 September 2011
Delicato Family Vineyards (DFV) Wines has confirmed details of the renaming of its Delicato brand, which has been rechristened Domino, in the US.
12 May 2010
Coming up at this year's London International Wine Fair & Distil…
5 May 2010
Delicato Family Vineyards is set to acquire Napa Valley-based Black Stallion Winery.
25 September 2009
Wirtz Beverage Group has appointed David Scott as general manager of wine for Wirtz Beverage Nevada and David Duncan as director of sales, wines for Wirtz Beverage Minnesota.
4 June 2009
DFV Wines, the California wine company, has signed a deal with Rioja winery Bodegas Baigorri to import Baigorri wines into the US.
5 February 2009
Cecchetti Racke has hired two sales directors to join its US sales force.
29 January 2009
AV Brands has appointed a vice president for its western region in the US.
14 June 2007
The Wine Institute has elected a new board chairman.
28 March 2007
Delicato Family Vineyards has changed the name of its branded wine portfolio and revamped its logo.
16 August 2006
Trade shows are so much part of the fabric of the wine business that it is hard to imagine life without them. But Richard Woodard asks if the industry can support such a large number of international fairs and whether they provide true value for money.
14 August 2006
Delicato Family Vineyards has appointed a member of the Mondavi family to its board.
15 June 2006
Mendocino Wine Company partner Paul Dolan has been elected Wine Institute’s board chairman for the 2006-2007 financial year.
28 March 2006
The Oregon Wine Board has appointed a team to promote its interests in the UK.
11 August 2005
Delicato Family Vineyards is abandoning corks completely in favour of alternative closures.
7 June 2005
Delicato Family Vineyards has announced the introduction of Delicato Family Vineyards’ 2004 Pinot Grigio.
2 September 2004
Delicato Family Vineyards said yesterday that it had appointed Republic Beverage and Block Distributing as its new distributor for Texas and Louisiana effective immediately.
31 August 2004
California’s newest American Viticulture Area (AVA) was made official yesterday.
20 July 2004
Delicato Family Vineyards has announced an addition to its board of directors.
25 May 2004
Delicato Family Vineyards has appointed a new CEO.
18 May 2004
Steve Morgan has been named vice president of marketing for Delicato Family Vineyards, the top-10 US winery.
20 May 2002
The fact that Allied Domecq missed out on any of the offal from the decomposing body that was Seagram doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t take it seriously. Oh no. In fact, the company is very anxious for us all to know that it is Still A Big Player. Not only has it spent millions of pounds on large wineries in the last 12 months - some of them even producing a product vaguely recognisable as wine - but it is even preparing to take on one of the drinks industry’s biggest brands head to head.
20 October 2000
Delicato Vineyards has retained Balzac Communications & Marketing of Napa as its sole public relations agency, winery Vice President of Marketing Kathy McAfee announced today. Balzac will be responsible for all public relations activities for the winery and its wines, including Delicato Family Vineyards wines, Monterra wines and the upcoming release of its new ultra-premium wine, Delicato Monterey Vine Select. "This is a dynamic and exciting time for our winery," she added. "Our goal is to be recognized as a highly regarded wine brand. We have in place remarkable resources, including our world-class San Bernabe vineyard in Monterey, and a winemaking and production team which is second to none. In short, we have an excellent story to tell and Balzac's creativity and expertise will help us tell it." Founded in 1924, Delicato winery has developed a remarkable portfolio of vineyard properties, including the famous San Bernabe Vineyard in Monterey. From these estate vineyards, the family is introducing a series of world-class, award - winning premium wines bearing the Monterra, Delicato Monterey and Delicato Family Vineyards labels. Balzac Communications & Marketing was founded in 1991 by Paul Wagner, and has become the leading Public Relations Agency in the wine business. Based in Napa, the agency specializes in food, wine, and hospitality public relations.
11 July 2000
Chris Millard has joined the Sterling winemaking team to oversee winemaking for Sterling Vintner's Collection, a new line of distinctive, fruit-forward wines that were released into selected markets in March and will be available for national release early next year. "Chris brings an attention to detail and a passion for winemaking that will complement our team environment," said Greg Fowler, senior vice president of winemaking for Seagram Chateau and Estate Wines Company, which owns and operates Sterling Vineyards.