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 often seen by California shoppers. It is a varietal called Seyval...

Tanks a lot……

The use of stainless steel tanks in the winemaking process first began in the 1950’s and besides the ever popular use of wood in the form of wine barrels is still the most common storage vessel seen at a winery. They have many advantages over other types of...

Becoming Fluent in Government-Speak

As an industry, wineries have been regulated by the federal government since the early days of US history. From the beginning stages of building a winery, through the stages of making wine and eventually to the finished product being shipped out to its customers...

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 by an actual winery can be dug up via a web search using the...

So you want to get into the wine business?

There are currently over 6,000 wineries, both real and virtual in the US. (You may be wondering just what is a virtual winery? More on that later.) There are currently four options available for getting into this growing industry for those who have the desire. The...