Cecchetti Wine Co. of Sonoma is merging with the U.S. marketing arm
of German vintner Racke GmbH + Co. KG, the North Bay Business Journal
Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Roy Cecchetti will become co-president of the new company, called
Cecchetti Racke. Marian Kopp, president of Sonoma-based Racke USA, will
Mike Paul, one of the pioneering vintners of Washington’s Walla
Walla growing region and owner of Patrick M. Paul Winery, has died. He
Paul passed peacefully at his home in Walla Walla, with his wife
and partner Teresa Paul by his side, Wine Business reports.
Patrick M. Paul Vineyards was bonded in 1988 and is one of the…
No wine-producing country on Earth has as many organizations associated with wine as France.
And the Bordeaux region is a hub of such groups.
The Inter-professional Council for Bordeaux Wines (Conseil
Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux) is a membership association of
winegrowers (13,000) and shippers (400).
They are members of two federations and are…
The wine world is raising a glass to President Barack Obama as he
gets settled in the White House, hoping his enjoyment of U.S. wine will
impact Americans’ drinking habits.
According to Reuters, U.S. wine producers could hardly contain
their glee upon learning that the Obamas’ Chicago home was equipped
with four fireplaces — and a wine cellar that reportedly holds up to
“I can’t help but think, after eight years of no wine…