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2014-10-27 12:28:32

Wine industry leader's creative director Kevin Shaw, founder of design firm Stranger & Stranger, takes 2014 packaging design awards by storm. HEALDSBURG, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2014 Truett-Hurst Inc.'s innovation in packaging has earned major awards from the beverage industry and won graphic design competitions worldwide. Having earned outstanding acclaim for the quality of its wines, Truett-Hurst goes beyond the sensory experiences of wine flavors and aromas, moving...

2014-10-23 23:04:49

First-of-its-kind device imparts the benefits of aging almost immediately. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Dionysus Technology Concepts Inc. today announced the launch of its Sonic Decanter®, a small electronics device that uses safe, proven, and effective ultrasonic energy to improve the taste, aroma, mouth feel, and finish of any wine in minutes. The Sonic Decanter changes the way wine is enjoyed, regardless of the price or the age of the wine. Wine drinkers can improve their...

2014-10-23 08:28:42

LODI, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gnarly Head, producer of bold, sophisticated wines, announces the launch of two seasonally-focused programs, including a limited release wine and holiday-themed selfie app targeted toward wine consumers now through the end of the year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/153884 Channeling Gnarly Head's signature fruit-driven style with concentrated black fruit flavors, Authentic Black is a dark, inky Petite Sirah-based blend...

2014-10-16 23:06:25

Data product and market development expertise to accelerate growth Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Quini, an interactive wine tasting application and data solutions provider (http://www.quiniwine.com) today announced the appointment of Jennifer Anderson to the company’s leadership team, as VP Revenue and Products. With over 12 years of progressive roles in software solutions, data product innovation and market development, Jennifer will spearhead Quini’s revenue and product...

2014-10-16 12:27:36

Exclusively Offered at Fleming's, Guests Can Complement Their Dining Experience and Explore With a Choice of 100 Wines by the Glass NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar announced today the release of its new Fleming's 100®, a selection of 100 wines by the glass, exclusively offered at its 66 locations. Each year, Maeve Pesquera, Fleming's National Director of Wine, curates the new wine list and collaborates with wineries and...

2014-10-10 23:02:42

The 2014 Napa Valley wine grape harvest, the earliest since 2004, will wrap up next week, five to seven days earlier than previous years, according to Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG), who live-streamed its annual Harvest Press Conference, Thursday, October 9, from Moulds Family Vineyard. Although the growing season provided numerous challenges – third consecutive drought year, South Napa Earthquake, late season hail and more – NVG anticipates 2014 to be one of its highest quality...

2014-10-07 16:24:46

Teuwen Communications Named Agency of Record NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laurent-Perrier, one of the leading names in Champagne, announces that Teuwen Communications is now their agency of record for the U.S. The program includes media relations and strategic press events for all Laurent-Perrier wines in the market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150773 "Laurent-Perrier has become one of the international leaders in Champagne based entirely on the quality...

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2014-10-07 04:00:17

Provided by Barbara Wankerl, Technische Universität München (TUM) The majority of wines are produced from around 20 different types of grape, all of which have their own typical aroma. This is due to the terpenes, a diverse category of chemical substances including cholesterol and estrogen. Scientists have now identified two enzymes that determine the terpene content – and thus the aroma intensity – of grapes. The findings could play an important role in the future development of...

2014-10-02 23:11:49

GetWineOnline.com officially launches Wine-Blitz, a wine flash sale offering the best deal on the Internet for top-rated wines. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 GetWineOnline.com, a top online wine retailer, announces the official launch of Wine-Blitz, a wine flash sale offering heavily discounted prices on popular wines until they are sold out. A flash wine sale offers wine at heavily discounted prices for a short period of time or until available inventory is sold out. Flash...

2014-10-02 12:27:46

PARIS, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chateau Haut-Brion Historical Challenge: 1521, the winning mention Domaine Clarence Dillon presents the big winner of the Chateau Haut-Brion Historical Challenge: the oldest written mention of Haut-Brion wine discovered to date now dates back to 1521! To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/72762555-chateau-haut-brion-historical-challenge In May...


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