The Best Wines for Spring and Summer 2020

Winter is winding down and warmer weather cannot get here fast enough. As retailers begin looking for what wines they will feature come spring and summer 2020, our wine panel picked their...

ProWein Postponed Until 2021 Over Coronavirus Fears

Worried about the spread of Coronavirus, the global wine event ProWein has postponed its 2020 event by an entire year. Previously the organization had simply said it would postpone the...

Georges Duboeuf Kicks Off 2020 Artist Label Competition

Artists, prepare your easels. Georges Duboeuf has announced the opening of its 2020 Artist Label Competition. Since its beginning in 2017, more than 2,000 artists have entered to see...

ProWein 2020 Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns

The global wine event ProWein has postponed its 2020 trade festival, which had been set for mid-March in Düsseldorf, Germany. Fear of the spreading Coronavirus prompted the move. "This...

The Wine Industry Could Face Tough Times in 2020

Since the 2019 North Coast harvest, I have reported on the significant shock waves facing the wine industry. The past decade was generally very positive. The economy remained quite...

Interview: Catching Up with Coravin

When Coravin launched in 2013, this innovative technology reshaped the wine-drinking experience at home and on-premise. Today the company continues to expand its tech throughout the world of wine. Coravin also recently...

100% Tax On EU Wine and Spirits Tabled—For Now

Wine importers, wholesalers, restaurateursand retailers received a valentine reprieve on Feb. 14: The U.S. Trade Representative decided against imposing a 100% tax on wine and other products from the European Union. But...

Rosé Wine Reviews for 2020

Rosé is now "all day," and spring 2020 is not too far off. With those points in mind — and with our retailer readers putting in their purchases for next season now...

How Wines Become Sweet

Grapes are sweet, but most wines are not. Wines are traditionally fermented “dry,” because this has been the easiest way to make wine for thousands of years. During fermentation,...

Palm Bay Introduces High Heaven Vintners

Wine and spirits importer Palm Bay International has announced the addition of High Heaven Vintners to its portfolio. Located in Washington State, east of the Cascade Mountains in Columbia...