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Buy the best wine refrigerator to store your collection

Deciding how to store your wine collection can be a daunting task. There are countless options between wine refrigerators, wine coolers, and offsite wine storage service companies.

Let’s start with the basics on how to buy the best wine refrigerator to store your collection

 

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By | 2018-07-16T09:00:45+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Industry News, Mana News|0 Comments

Is Arizona the next US wine destination?

California, Oregon and Washington State have dominated the US wine market but is it possible that states like Arizona and Texas will take the spotlight?  After reading this New York Times article by Elaine Glusac, doubts were diminished.

Arizona isn’t just cacti and tumbleweeds.  Its’ Mediterranean climate mirrors certain parts of Spain and Italy […]

By | 2018-04-18T12:27:50+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

East Coast Wine Scene, Bordeaux Blends

Author: Ray Pompilio of Wines and Vines 

March 30, 2018

The East Coast wine scene has gained momentum in recent decades.  This year’s Eastern Winery Exposition held March 6-8 in Lancaster, Pa. drew over 1,000 industry professionals.  The panel consisted of two Virginia winemakers, Luca Paschina, native of Italy, from Barboursville Vineyard and Jim Law, of […]

By | 2018-03-30T10:45:09+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

The Young Generation of Brunello di Montalcino

March 28, 2018: Wine Spectator

Francesco Ripaccioli, one of the youngest winemakers in Montalcino already has 11 vintages under his belt at his family’s estate, Canalicchio di Sopra.  In 2007, Francesco’s grandfather and head winemaker suffered a stroke that felt him incapable of managing the cellar.  So with no formal winemaking training, Francesco quit […]

By | 2018-03-28T10:41:08+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

China Threatens US Wine Industry

March 27, 2018

Author: Chris Mercer

China’s Commerce Ministry said that if the US proceeds with import tariff plans on imports of Chinese steel, it would strike back.  China could impose tariffs on 128 products including wine, fruits and nuts.  “Chinese retaliation against US wine would put our producers at a signification disadvantage in one of […]

By | 2018-03-27T11:40:11+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Everyday Priced Wines for the Win

March 22, 2018

Author: Eric Asimov

This article challenges the concept that one must drink primarily expensive wines in order to successfully learn about wine.  On the contrary, Mr. Asimov highlights that if a consumer focuses only on the major grapes like Pinot Noir, Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon, they will unfortunately miss out on thousands of […]

By | 2018-03-23T11:27:36+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Bordeaux Barrel Tastings: En Primeur 2017

March 19, 2018

Author: James Molesworth

For some of us, spring is simply an indication that summer will soon follow but in Bordeaux, this means en primeur.  During en primeur, chateaux will allow journalists, negociants and certain members of the trade, barrel taste the previous vintage, in this case, 2017.  The region has rebounded from the […]

By | 2018-03-19T10:51:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

The Rise of Natural Wine

March 9, 2018

Author: Elin McCoy

Great article by Elin McCoy discussing the rise of natural wine.  With the continuation of improvements and wine fairs like, “Raw Wine,” in NY and London, she thinks the movement is here to stay.   The overall point is, will the category remain “hipster” or will it eventually go mainstream?  Mainstream […]

By | 2018-03-09T12:21:07+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Jo Ahearne is Uncorking Hvar, Croatia

March 2, 2018

Author: Matthew Lardie

Master of Wine, Jo Ahearne, is creating a buzz around her use of indigenous grapes to produce natural wines with low intervention off the coast of Croatia.  In an interview with Wine Enthusiast, she comments that this Adriatic gem, Hvar, is one of the most beautiful places on earth […]

By | 2018-03-02T10:57:26+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Compound in Red Wine Could Help Promote a Healthy Mouth

February 23, 2018

Author: Alex Therrien

A lot of studies suggest that red wine consumed in moderation is linked to lower diabetes and a healthy heart.  Now a new study suggests that a compound found in red wine contains chemicals that can help in the fight against tooth decay and gum disease.  The red compounds are […]

By | 2018-02-23T10:56:08+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments