10SPAN Vineyards, a new selection of fine wines from Monterey and Santa Barbara counties, is now available for purchase in bottles and kegs to on-premise venues. 10SPAN signature varietals include Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir.
Maritime Wine Trading Collective, a leading boutique wine import, production, and distribution company based in San Francisco, has formed a partnership with Henry Wine Group, a California-based wine distributor.
In a nationwide search among professional mixologists to show off their most creative cocktail talents, five of the six semi-finalists were selected by an International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event (IWSB) judges panel.
Solage Calistoga is pleased to announce Scott Turnbull has joined the Solbar team in the role of sommelier and beverage manager. In his new role, Turnbull will work alongside executive chef Brandon Sharp at Solbar, a four-time Michelin-starred restaurant that serves seasonally-inspired California soul food.
According to GuestMetrics, based on its POS database of more than $8 billion in annual sales, Sangria sales continued to outpace sales of the overall wine category during the first quarter of 2013.“While Sangria sales are still a small portion of the overall wine category at around 2 percent of total sales, in analyzing the 50 different types of Sangria we track in our system, our data indicates Sangria sales are outperforming the growth of the overall wine category,” says Bill Pecoriello, CEO of GuestMetrics LLC.
Donelan Family Wines, producers of award-winning California wines, announced April 2 the spring release of its highly-anticipated 2011 vintage. The release includes the Venus Roussanne, Nancie Chardonnay and Two Brothers Pinot Noir — wines that reflect a purity of fruit and suppleness from the cool late season, paired with concentrated flavor and full texture.
Hattiesburg, Mississippi (pop. 46,000) is blessed with an irresistible small-town southern charm. But what’s drawing an international gathering of some of the world’s most prestigious oenophiles to Hattiesburg for a charitable event to end hunger on April 12? These industry luminaries are coming together for the ninth year, in response to the compelling invitation of chef, author, and restaurateur Robert St.
On the heels of the 4th Annual VIBE (Very Important Beverage Executive) Conference in Las Vegas, where the brightest and most innovative minds in the beverage industry come together, Napa Technology released its annual research study identifying the most compelling trends in the wine, beer, and spirits industry.
Identifying the spirits, wine, and beer brands that achieved significant volume gains last year and are positioned to continue growing in 2013 and beyond, Technomic is announcing its Fast 50 Brands report.
According to GuestMetrics, based on its POS database of more than $8 billion in sales, despite the consumer base in the United States remaining under significant economic pressure, the wine category in on-premise displayed a strong premiumization trend in 2012.
This year, the Momofuku restaurants’ wine identity will continue to evolve under the guidance and talent of Jordan Salcito, who will take on Momofuku’s wine program for all of the New York locations, bringing her unique approach and fresh vision to the company.
The application period for the fifth annual Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) Legacy Awards is now open.This year, six LDEI Legacy Awards will be given in three categories, Culinary, Wine, and Entrepreneurship.
On one hand, Utah presents like the proverbial promise land for enterprising restaurant operations. Surging population figures, a deep labor force, and the National Restaurant Association’s forecast of a 4.
When Beef 'O' Brady's acquired the rights to franchise The Brass Tap in June 2012, chief development officer James Walker had an idea: open The Brass Tap in airports. As the upscale craft beer bar takes flight, the company has also announced plans to open its first corporate location in Tampa and introduce a new food menu as well.
api(+), a leader in retail architecture and design located in Tampa, Fla., has announced the completion of its design, development and implementation project for The Wine Loft. api(+) adapted The Wine Loft design to satisfy its newest location, an existing two level space in the Mercato development of North Naples.