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Category Archives for Wine Labels

OK Wineries………….Everybody Concentrate!

This is a cautionary post for all the wineries that as a result of the low sugar levels in their fruit this year due to the lack of a summer decided to boost the sugar level of their batches of juice

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Wine Labels: The Big Picture of Appellations.

Appellations: The Location, location, location of Wine. Just like the phrase from the real estate world, wine is often all about location, location, location. In the case of wine the terminology used is

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Multiple Options For Using Multiples on Wine Labels

At current count there are well over 6,000 wineries in the US and those numbers only continue to go up. Keep in mind that number is just the count of wineries, not the actual count of all of the wines

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The Top Three Non-Required Wine Label Items.

All US wine labels are required to have a specific set of items. However, many of the most commonly seen wine label items are actually not required to appear on them. The items I’ll refer to as the

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What the Limited 2010 Grape Harvest Means For Oklahoma Winery Labels

There are currently wineries in all 50 US states. Oklahoma’s total count is at 60. The 2010 grape harvest in Oklahoma was estimated to be 250 tons total, however some 50 tons of that will be left

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Why You Won’t Find the Clinton Wedding Wine in California.

One of the biggest social events of the decade is taking place today, Chelsea Clinton’s wedding. The wine that the wedding guests will find waiting for them in their hotel and inn rooms is one not

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How to become a wine label detective

The route to discovering if a wine is made by a custom crush client which is an individual or business that has qualified as a wholesaler but does not own their own physical winery or whether it was made

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Can a custom crush client use estate bottled on their label?

There are many terms used on wine labels for the purpose of telling a story about the wine as well as many that are used for definite marketing purposes. In the case of the term estate bottled just the

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Wine Label 101 Class

Calling all Lovers of Grapes! We’re excited to announce our next education opportunity coming up through Napa Valley Community Education. It is our Wine Label 101 class! This is an extremely informative

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Sulfite Statement

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Sulfite Statement The next item in our list of label items is a required one, the sulfite statement. This became a required item on all wine labels on January 9, 1987 for wines

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