Wine

Apps

These 4 Apps Will Make Your Dining-Out Experience Awesome

You can pair the perfect wine, pay for your meal and more -- right from your phone.
Ecommerce

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Legal

Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months

Eataly violated a code that prohibits businesses from concurrently operating a wine store while importing or manufacturing one's own wines.
Entrepreneurs

Would You Buy a $39,700 Bottle of Wine? Someone Did.

A case of 1978 Romanée-Conti Grand Cru sold for $476,280 -- or about $39,700 a bottle -- on Saturday, making it one of the most expensive cases ever auctioned.
Franchises

Pushing Ahead With Classy Makeover, 7-Eleven Sells Fine Wine

A month after introducing healthier snacks to its stores, 7-Eleven has added pricey wines to its shelves in the hopes of attracting a younger crowd.
Marketing

Wining and Dining to Grow Your Business and Brand

How to create memorable events that entertain, impress and retain clients and customers.
Entrepreneurs

Willamette Valley Vineyards Offers Complex, Heady Oregon Blend

This historic vineyard distills the essence of the Beaver State in its acclaimed Pinot Noir and other cool-climate varietals.
Entrepreneurs

J. Lohr Educates and Pleases Wine Lovers

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines gives devotees of California wine a chance to learn more about it -- and, of course, to savor plenty of it.
Starting a Business

How an Online Wine Seller Uncorked New Cash

Lot18 proves funding options are not dry for wine businesses.
Small Business Heroes

Wine Lovers Design a Lid to Keep Out Bugs

Hats off to Greg and Renee Plumlee, the creators of BevHat, a mesh cover designed to keep insects out of drinks. From our Wacky Ideas That Just Might Fly file.
Marketing

How One Small Company Is Using QR Codes

Why startups like Sacre Bleu believe quick response codes to extend its branding and deliver information at the point of sale. Are QR codes the next big thing in mobile marketing?
Entrepreneurs

The Art of Growing Wine

Tony Soter of Etude Wines believes great wines are grown and not made. Here, a look at how this winery masters the craft of winegrowing.
Entrepreneurs

Stags' Leap -- A Majestic Estate in Napa Valley

The 'valley within a valley' terroir is singular, making for a superlative wine.
Entrepreneurs

Bardessono -- Simple Luxury in the Heart of Napa Valley Wine Country

Dedicated to providing guests an environment that is luxurious, serene, and decidedly green, Bardessono leaves no stone unturned.
Entrepreneurs

Castoro -- Accessible 'Dam Fine' Wine'

The makers of this wine from Paso Robles believe wine should be part of everyday life.