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Italian Brand Alliance in Bordeaux

For the first time some of the most important Italian wine brands join together in one single stand at the next edition of Vinexpo in Bordeaux (June 16-20). On this occasion thousands of buyers from all over the world, especially the Americas and Asia, come together. There are six Italian wineries which are already active […]

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Range Rover Sport sets peak hill climb record

(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO) – June 7, 2013 – The all-new Range Rover Sport yesterday established the record for a production-standard Sport Utility Vehicle and broke the long standing record for any kind of production-standard vehicle on the Pikes Pike International Hill Climb course, venue of the spectacular annual competition known as ‘The Race To the […]

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Volkswagen attempts Guinness World Record for Fuel Economy around the USA

Herndon, VA –  Volkswagen of America announced today that it will challenge the existing GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS achievement for the “lowest fuel consumption—48 U.S. states for a non-hybrid car.” Two drivers will pilot a 2013 Passat TDI Clean Diesel, leaving from and returning to Volkswagen’s Herndon, Va. headquarters. This 8,000-mile, 48 contiguous state drive entails traveling […]

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Andrew Will Winery Now a Father-Son Team

Andrew Will Winery, one of the founders of the Washington State wine industry, has announced that Will Camarda, son of owner/winemaker Chris Camarda, will be joining his father as assistant winemaker. “I am pleased that my son has decided to come on board. While I had no expectations that he would follow in my footsteps, […]

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Porsche celebrates 50 years of the 911 with exclusive limited edition model

The Porsche 911 resolves apparent contradictions like no other sports car – such as between tradition and innovation or between exclusivity and high social acceptance, and of course between performance and efficiency. And so, Porsche is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 911 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt with a special anniversary […]

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Riesling Rendezvous

2013 Riesling Rendezvous – July 14th

Winemakers from seven countries will converge at Riesling Rendezvous July 14, 2013 in Seattle, giving wine lovers an unprecedented opportunity to explore the finest Rieslings from around the world in one location. Hosted by Chateau Ste. Michelle, of Washington and Dr. Loosen, the famed German Riesling estate, the Riesling Rendezvous Grand Tasting will be held on […]

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Spirits of Summer: Seattle

Spirits of Summer: A Grand Tasting & Cocktail Contest When: Sun, June 2, 2-5pm Where: Wine World & Spirits – in the Ballroom Tickets: $25 at www.udistrictfoodbank.org We’ve invited 15 local distilleries to pour samples of their summer spirits and create a special cocktail to be judged by SIP Magazine, NW Liquor Nite, some cool Bartenders and YOU! […]

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Pybus Public Market to open this weekend in Wenatchee WA

Wenatchee, Wash. (May 7, 2013) – After more than a year of dreaming, planning and construction, Pybus Public Market, located at 3 North Worthen, Wenatchee, will open its doors to the public in its inaugural debut (soft opening) on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 a.m. The soft opening will allow the public to step back in time to […]

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Taste Washington Honors 30 Years of the Yakima Valley AVA

SEATTLE, WASH—(March 26, 2013)— Thousands of wine consumers gathered at CenturyLink Field Event Center this weekend for the annual Taste Washington celebration hosted by the Washington State Wine Commission and Visit Seattle. The highlight of the two-day event was a series of seminars led by top  wine-makers and leading wine experts; and this year’s seminars […]

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April is officially Michigan Wine Month

Governor Rick Snyder has declared April as “Michigan Wine Month” to honor Michigan’s wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry’s significant contribution to the economy. Sales of Michigan wine in the state rose more than 6 percent in 2012, while total wine sales increased just 1 percent. Michigan wine sales have outpaced total […]

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Countdown To All-New Range Rover Sport Ground-Breaking Live Drive

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2013 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival to Raise $1.9 Million

Miami Beach, Florida (March 2013) – The 12th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE, which took place February 21–24, 2013, expects to raise $1.9 million for Florida International University’s (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center.  After […]

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Food & Wine Combine for the 2013 Boca Bacchanal

The 11th Annual Boca Bacchanal, March 22-24, 2013, Benefits Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum Eight Events in One Spectacular Food & Wine Weekend Boca Raton, FL, February 20, 2013 — The 11th Annual Boca Bacchanal will be held March 22-24, during which guests will sip, savor and bid throughout an array of world-class events.  […]

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The 2013 Walla Walla vs. Napa Cabernet Smack-down

Coming this June, you’ll have the chance to check out some of Walla Walla’s finest Cabernet Sauvignon producers and see how they stack up against Napa Cab. The line up consists of these producers from Walla Walla: Rick Small – Woodward Canyon Chris Figgins – Leonetti Cellar Jean Francois Pellet – Pepper Bridge / Amavi […]

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Celebrate Walla Walla

There’s an intriguing event coming up in the month of June called: “Celebrate Walla Walla” – it’s your chance to compare Cabernet Sauvignon produced in Walla Walla to Cabs from Napa. They could have entitled it: “Come sip and see how we kick Napa’s butt all day long in value” – here’s the site to […]

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Tulalip Resort Casino and Spa Deals Out New Dining Options

Tulalip, Washington  — Tulalip Resort Casino and Spa will soon be offering an array of new dining options as diverse as the property itself.  Over the next 18 months, the food and beverage  landscape will evolve with the arrival of an Asian concept, a sports bar, lobby bar, and a new steakhouse menu at Tulalip […]

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Volkswagen intros the world’s most fuel-efficient car, the XL1

Wolfsburg, Germany – The XL1 from Volkswagen is the most fuel-efficient production car in the world, with a European combined fuel consumption rating of 261 mpg. Thanks to its plug-in hybrid system, this two-seat vehicle can also cover up to 32 miles as a zero-emissions vehicle in all-electric mode. The XL1 is an automotive standout […]

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2012 U.S. Wine Exports Reach Record High Of $1.4 Billion

2012 U.S. Wine Exports, 90 Percent From California Reach Record High Of $1.4 Billion (via PR Newswire) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Setting a new record, U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.43 billion in winery revenues in 2012, up 2.6% compared to the previous year, a gain for the third consecutive […]

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Six Percent Increase for South African Wines in 2012

Gomberg-Fredrickson’s latest report shows a 6% increase in South African wine imports during a six-month period – in the same time as global imports on the whole had decreased. Johann Meissenheimer, Managing Director of the Indigo Wine Group, commented, “I attribute the continued growth of the category directly to retailers and restaurateurs, who are offering […]

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March Is Washington State Wine Month

March is Washington Wine Month – and many local restaurants, retailers, hotels and wineries run promotions during the month to celebrate our state’s award-winning wine industry. The Washington State Wine Commission (WSWC) would like to help you promote your March Washington wine specials and events with our dedicated washingtonwinemonth.com website. The WSWC is promoting Washington […]

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