A Taste of Tradition in Lodi

IMI Visits Michael David Winery in Lodi, CA
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Paso Robles — 30 Years On

The beauty of Paso Robles
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Calera: A Sense of Place

To know Calera and get a sense of its wines, you should first know the pioneer of the Mt. Harlan American Viticultural Area, Josh Jensen.
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This and That

A look at recent stories of interest. Boisset Collection announced its purchase of Oakville Grocery, Dogs, A New Defense Against the Dreaded Cork Taint, The End of Plastic Cutlery, Plates and Straws: EU Market Says Goodbye to Single-Use Plastic Products and more.
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Wine Service Challenges

A number of restaurant wine experiences in the past six months gave rise to this article. Complaints about the level or quality of service are nothing new, especially as it becomes increasingly difficult to find appropriately skilled servers. Personality and soft skills go a long way toward mitigating lack of knowledge or skills, but when that lack of knowledge or skills negatively impacts the guests’ experience, guests are not so forgiving.

Treasury Wine Estates Introduces Cavaliere d’Oro

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) announced the introduction of its new Italian wine brand, Cavaliere d’Oro, designed to capture growth opportunities in Italian wine while at the same time making an Old World wine category more accessible for consumers.

Oh, How Sweet It Is! Fortified and Sweet Wines of Sherry

By Edward M. Korry, CHE, CSS, CWE, Department Chair at Johnson & Wales University
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Volcanic Wines: Should Restaurants Add a New Category of Wines to Their Wine Lists?

By Edward M. Korry CHE, CSS CWE, Department Chair of Beverage at Johnson & Wales University