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 “top three” non-required wine label items are;...

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...

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...

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 statement itself tends to have a certain image of higher quality,...