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Apr

15

2020

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates takes action to benefit communities affected by COVID-19

Northwest’s largest wine company makes contributions to charitable funds for restaurant workers and food banks

WOODINVILLE, Wash. (April 15, 2020) – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, the largest wine company in the Pacific Northwest and the third-largest premium wine company in the U.S., has announced a series of actions to benefit communities affected by COVID-19.

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Feb

26

2020

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Celebrates 50 Years of Winemaking Excellence

Napa, California

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, one of Napa Valley's most iconic producers of Cabernet Sauvignon, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

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Feb

26

2020

Villa Maria Releases Feature-Length Documentary Capturing the Rigors of the Harvest in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

World-renowned winery Villa Maria has teamed up with American filmmaker Colin West of WINERAM Productions to release Vintage, a feature-length documentary that tells a uniquely Kiwi story, capturing the incredible highs and heart-breaking lows of making world-class wine in New Zealand.

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Jan

14

2020

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte

Centre Vinicole-Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte Named Wine Growers’ Group of the Year by La Revue du Vin de France

Chouilly, France

The Centre Vinicole-Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte (CV-CNF) has been named “Wine Growers’ Group of the Year” by experts from La Revue du Vin de France (RVF), a leading wine magazine in France. Christophe Juarez, Managing Director of the CV-CNF, accepted the prestigious award at a ceremony in Paris on Jan. 7.

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Jan

03

2020

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates announces appointment of Peter Click as Vice President of International Sales

Veteran global wine entrepreneur joins America’s third-largest premium winery

WOODINVILLE, Wash. (January 3, 2020) – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has announced the appointment of Peter Click as Vice President of International Sales. Click replaces longtime Ste. Michelle international sales chief Al Portney who recently retired after 25 years with the Washington-based winery.

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Nov

05

2019

Northstar

Northstar Winery is first in Washington state to employ Biofiltro BIDA® wastewater recycling system

WALLA WALLA, Wash.

Northstar Winery, the leading producer of premium Merlot in the Walla Walla Valley, is pleased to announce that it is the first winery in Washington state to employ the Biofiltro BIDA® system to recycle its wastewater. The system became operational on October 16 and uses 95% less energy than traditional wastewater treatment systems, recycling 100% of winery wastewater in eight hours.

“We were looking to update our wastewater processing system and Biofiltro offered an innovative and sustainable solution,” says David Merfeld, winemaker at Northstar. “We’re excited to be able to reuse 100% of our filtered wastewater.”

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Oct

22

2019

Prunotto

Prunotto Winery, Urbani Truffles and Acqua Panna & S.Pellegrino Announce 2019 White Truffle Festival

Expanding on last year’s White Truffle Festival, Prunotto, Urbani, and Acqua Panna & S.Pellegrino will offer pairing menus at restaurants in select U.S. cities

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Sep

06

2019

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Names David Andrews Vice President – Antinori USA

Woodinville, Wash (September 9, 2019) – Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has named sales veteran David Andrews to the new role of Vice President – Antinori USA. In this national role, Andrews will be responsible for leading a dedicated Antinori sales team across the country to meet strategic sales goals for the Antinori wine portfolio and other strategic luxury wines in the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates portfolio. Marchesi Antinori is a historical wine producer from Tuscany which has been making wine since 1385.

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Jul

11

2019

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Purchases 56-acre Greenwood Vineyards in Calistoga

Woodinville, Washington

Grapes Intended for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars ARTEMIS Cabernet Sauvignon

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Jun

18

2019

Villa Maria Becomes the Official Wine Partner of Cirque du Soleil Touring Shows in the USA

Auckland, New Zealand

Jun. 18, 2019 — Villa Maria New Zealand has announced an exclusive multi-year contract with Cirque du Soleil as the official wine partner of its touring shows throughout the USA. The partnership begins with the June premiere of LUZIA™ in Hartford, Conn. and will continue through December 31, 2020.

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