Kim Crawford Launches Lower-Cal Wine, Illuminate

Kim Crawford Winery this month will soft-launch its new lower-cal wine line, Kim Crawford Illuminate. The brand debuts with a low-ABV, lower-calorie take on the company's core Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé expressions. Kim Crawford Illuminate reflects the brand’s...

What is the Best Temperature for Storing or Serving Wine?

Temperature is an important factor for both the service and storage of wine. Not only is wine a perishable product that needs to be kept cool to avoid spoliage, but it also tastes differently when...

Meiomi 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon

Meiomi has launched their 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2019 vintage was a moderate growing season throughout spring and summer on the California Coast, the company says. Due to cooler temperatures, harvest started slightly later than...

90+ Cellars Collector Series Wines

The fast-growing wine brand 90+ Cellars will bring back its Collector Series, a line of limited-edition, one-off wines that highlight appellations in California and Oregon. Meant to compliment the every-day-priced wines in the 90+ Cellars...

Avaline Red Wine

Avaline co-founders Cameron Diaz and Katherine Power (Who What Wear, Versed Skincare) have announced the early arrival of Avaline Red, originally scheduled for fall. This comes in response to the brand’s success, the company says,...

Reviews: Our Favorite Sparkling Wines of 2020

For this latest round of Beverage Dynamics wine reviews, we tasked our panel of independent wine professionals to rate sparkling wines. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a grade and the wine’s...

Mixed Bubbles — Sparkling Wine Trends in 2020

Sparkling wine sales are up overall, but preferences vary by style. Consumers still love the bubbly. Champagne and sparkling wine volume consumption rose about 4% in 2019, according to the Beverage Information and Insights Group,...

Sutter Home Rolls Out 3-L Wine Boxes

In the era of consumers reaching more for large-format products, Sutter Home Family Vineyards today announced a new line of 3-L boxed wine offerings. This series includes Sutter Home Chardonnay, Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon and...

Quintessential Acquires U.S. Brands From Accolade Wines

The wine importer Quintessential has become the custodian of all U.S.-produced wines in the Accolade Wines portfolio. This acquisition, effective Aug. 1, includes production, global sales and marketing of four labels: Geyser Peak, Atlas...

The Trick to Understanding Sparkling Wine Labels

Bubbly wines are made differently than still wines, of course. There are three main styles, which are based on the European wine they emulate during the method of production: Champagne – Fermented twice, with second...