The holidays are a crucial time for retailers to meet their year-end budgets, and wineries are no exception. Many turn to marketing strategies ranging from the simple to the complex to help them drive holiday sales.
Robert Lawrence Balzer, a wine critic and educator who wrote an influential column in The Times for three decades during a career that stretched from the post-Prohibition era through the explosion of the California wine industry he championed, has...
Lot18, the New York-based company that is changing the way Americans buy wine and gourmet food, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Paris-based e-commerce company Vinobest. The firm was founded in 2010 by entrepreneurs Paul Guillet and Thierry Rochas, who will stay on with Lot18 and continue to serve European wine lovers from their Paris office.
For years Yamanashi Prefecture, one of Japan's leading wine regions, has boasted the virtues of its domestic output even though the home market is largely dominated by cheaper imports, including "domestic wine" made with imported grapes.
Some time ago, it was Champagne Bollinger. In 2011 it is 'Champagne Taittinger's turn. What's happening in UK, a key market for champagne houses at a time (christmas season) when huge volumes are at stake?
The secret about the designer label on Mouton Rothschild 2009 that was the talk of the media last month has now been revealed with the company announcing yesterday that it was designed by the Indian-born UK artist Anish Kapoor who is an international celebrity with his contemporary works including the sculpture for the London Olympic Games
The end of the year always means it’s time to make lists, and on cue, Food & Wine has named the Top 50 bars in America. As combing through the slideshow reveals, it would appear that six San Francisco bars/restaurants made the cut as the Bay Area’s best cocktail places. Which ones? Find out above.
This year, Wine Enthusiast’s tasting panel reviewed more than 16,000 wines. We’ve previously published our lists of Top 100 Best Buys (wines for $15 or less, November) and Top 100 Cellar Selections (cellar-worthy and highly rated collectibles, December), now here comes the big kahuna.
“The only people for me are the mad ones,” famously says my man Jack Kerouac in “On the Road,” “the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn…”