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Tag Archives: Sacramento California

• Wine-tasting: it’s junk science

Wine-tasting: it’s junk science

Experiments have shown that people can’t tell plonk from grand cru. Now one US winemaker claims that even experts can’t judge wine accurately. What’s the science behind the taste? Every year Robert Hodgson selects the finest wines from his small California winery and puts them into competitions around the state. And in most years, the […]

• 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. […]

• Halby Marketing partners with Megawine, Inc.

Halby Marketing partners with Megawine, Inc.

Thomas Halby, President of Halby Marketing, Inc. Sonoma California, importers and producers of wines and spirits from around the world is pleased to announce the appointment of Megawine, Inc. of Van Nuys California as our new strategic business partner for distribution sales and service for the state of California. We are very excited to partner […]

• Are you ready? 2nd Annual Sacramento Beer Week Starts NOW

Sacramento Beer Week is here to celebrate our rich Sacramento beer culture with more than 300 events, including the Sacramento Brewers Showcase at Crocker Art Museum and the Capital Beerfest at Cal Expo. Tickets on sale NOW and at the door for both events! Beer and food are a natural winning combination.  Our local restaurant […]

• Wine app simplifies tastings

Wine app simplifies tastings

… At $2.99, Wine Tasting Tab will launch with information on about 650 tasting rooms. A third are located in the Sacramento wine region – Sacramento, San Joaquin, Nevada, El Dorado, Calaveras, Amador, Yolo and Placer counties – as well as about 250 in Napa County and 200 in Sonoma County, Ehlert said. Ehlert has […]