Tag Archives: Story Winery

• 13 Of The Best Wine Regions You Probably Know Nothing About

13 Of The Best Wine Regions You Probably Know Nothing About

Ever been quietly sipping at a large, vine-fringed winery when a plague of tipsy tour busers bursts in and takes over the tasting room? It’s a routine occurrence in many popular wine regions. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The simple pleasures of rustic, lesser-known wineries tucked into bucolic valleys – where leisurely […]

• If Only the Grapes Were the Whole Story

If Only the Grapes Were the Whole Story

Wine has been described as the perfect beverage because the grapes contain all the ingredients necessary to create their transformation. Put grapes in a vat, and over time the yeasts coating the skins set alchemy in motion, converting the sugar in the juice into alcohol. It was just this sort of unbidden fermentation that inspired […]

• Good idea. Aussie wineries plan to turn grape waste into profit

Good idea. Aussie wineries plan to turn grape waste into profit

A group of eight large Marlborough wine companies has committed to exploratory work to turn thousands of tonnes of vineyard waste into a valuable new product. On average, about 40,000 tonnes of grape marc is generated by the Marlborough wine industry each year, just over half of it coming through the wine production facilities of […]

• California: Craft Distillers (David) Take On Distibutors (Goliath)

California: Craft Distillers (David) Take On Distibutors (Goliath)

Small liquor makers hope to tweak state law to be able to charge for tastings and sell bottles. Big wholesalers are a major hurdle. In a 65,000-square-foot structure that once housed Navy fighter jets, Lance Winters of St. George Spirits makes popular Hangar One vodka, along with gin, bourbon, rum, whiskey, liqueurs and even absinthe. […]

• Design School Partners with Wineries to Go Green

Design School Partners with Wineries to Go Green

Wine companies worldwide may be trying to ‘go green’ by producing organic wines (the wineries of the Middle East being no exception), but even so there is non eco-friendly waste associated with making vino.  A winery in the Israeli Negev desert has being using solar power to meet its energy needs for the past few […]

• TheCellarhand.com connects wineries with those looking for work

TheCellarhand.com connects wineries with those looking for work

A new website is aiming to provide a forum connecting wineries with those looking to work a vintage. Set up six months ago, TheCellarhand.com was created by George Read, based on his own experience working four consecutive vintages in various countries around the world. Despite his praise for the experience of seeing the diversity of […]

• Food experts debate best wines to go with Chinese cuisine

Food experts debate best wines to go with Chinese cuisine

CHINA’S rapid emergence as a wine market has sparked intense debate among international growers about how best to pair their wines with the country’s rich array of culinary delights. Drawn by the prospect of vast, relatively untapped pools of new Chinese consumers, wine growers from around the world are competing to claim that their products […]