Chinese Investors Snap Up Another Napa Winery/Vineyard

March 21, 2014

China-based companies continue to cherry-pick Napa winery and vineyard bargains with the latest being a Pope/Chiles Valley winery and vineyard with a substantial production permit. The purchase, by a publicly traded Chinese company was made via a newly-formed California Corporation. New Owner’s Parent Company Trades on Shenzhen Exchange According to both county records and sources […]

DISCUS Wades Big Time Into Oregon Grocery Liquor Sales Process

March 14, 2014

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) has forged close relationships with American grocery chains in an effort to fight “wine only” state laws according to multiple board members who have spoken with Wine Industry Insight on a “not for attribution basis.” Those interviews have also revealed a growing alliance between DISCUS and […]