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A Chat With Jose Manuel Ortega Fournier of O. Fournier

Daniel Altman | Posted 03.08.2014 | Taste
Daniel Altman

You may not have heard of Jose Manuel Ortega Fournier, but you've probably seen his O. Fournier and Urban Uco wines from Argentina. A Spaniard educa...

Keep Popping Those Corks: Forests Need More Wine Lovers

OnEarth | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Elizabeth Royte, OnEarth When my phone rang two months ago, a stranger invited me to visit a Portuguese cork-oak forest. I'd never seen one, so I w...

Wine Industry Sets Staggering Record

AP | Posted 04.23.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- New figures show U.S. wine exports grew for the third consecutive year in 2012, setting a record of $1.43 billion in revenue, the San...

A Perfumer's Take on Wine Aromas

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.27.2012 | Food
Mary Orlin

Alexandre Schmitt's goal is to help people working in the wine industry find a common language to express what they smell when they stick their nose in a glass.

Drink Away The Recession! Michigan WIne Industry On The Upswing

AP | By JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.05.2011 | Detroit

LAKE LEELANAU, Mich. -- A state thirsting for good economic news is toasting the success of an up-and-coming industry: winemaking. Vineyards and tast...

SOUR GRAPES: New Wine Industry Report Highlights Looming Challenges

AP | Posted 11.20.2011 | San Francisco

DAVIS, Calif. -- A new wine industry report indicates that wine grapes will be in short supply over the next few years, but it won't mean higher price...

South Africa: Renowned Wines, Dangerous Working Conditions

Human Rights Watch | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

The fruits and wine that come from the Western Cape are enjoyed by consumers around the world and generate billions of rand for South Africa's economy, yet the farmworkers who help produce these goods are denied basic human rights.

Wine Serves As Warning For All: Can Industry Change With Climate?

The Climate Desk | Mark Hertsgaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is much more to the question of wine and climate change than the character of pinot noir. Because wine grapes are extraordinarily sensitive to t...