Category Archives: Industry News

A celebration of Australian Wine

Australia Day! It’s a great day to do a little education on Australian wines. Not to mention stock up on some of my favorites.

Australia has been in the wine production business for centuries, but only in the last 60 years has it focused on creating dry wines, and … More

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Ready to rock out with wine? is gearing up for an awesome event, Grapes of Rock, to be held here in San Francisco at the Fort Mason center. Forget the old pairing of rock and beer (or maybe its whiskey), and starting thinking rock & wine. Poison fans out there will rejoice when they … More

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A letter from the CEO to our customers & suppliers

Hi folks,

I’ve received several calls and emails today about a blog post full of false information about  I’d normally ignore something like this and get on with my day, but my team has worked too hard building to not respond.

Is for sale?
We’re majority owned … More

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Celebrities & Wine

They say to make a small fortune in wine, you must start with a large one. So it makes sense that celebrities buy and own wineries.  We’ve been getting news across the board about celebrity wines, and we’ve been stocking up on a few as they become available. Most recently, … More

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Inaugural “California Champagne” Controversy

Yesterday, at President Obama’s Inaugural Luncheon, three wines were served, including a Korbel Natural Special Inaugural Cuvée California Champagne. Korbel, as you may know, is a California winery, and the wine it produces, as you’d imagine, comes from California. However, the label for this wine (and most of its sparkling … More

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