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Winemaking is getting smart, or at least sensorized.

How this vineyard's smart sensors improve the vintage in your glass

A top Spanish vineyard is using the Internet of Things to improve grape cultivation and save money.

Winemaking is getting smart, or at least sensorized.

Splash sources wines from all over the world for its members and only carries a maximum of 200 wines at a time to keep its offering fresh and relevant.

US Online Wine Retailer Hoping to Make a Splash in UK

Splash, an American direct-to-consumer online wine retailer, is hoping to make waves in the UK via London-based crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.

As reported by ProactiveInvestors.co.uk, the family-run company, which has over 60,000 customers in the US, is seeking to raise £1.5 million in equity through Crowdcube to fund its expansion into the UK.

When asked to rank the ‘best’ wines of the 2017 vintage it was an even split of Left and Right Bank wines.

Bordeaux 2017: Petrus ‘Wine of the Vintage’

Fine wine merchants have tipped Petrus as the ‘wine of the vintage’ in 2017 but demand is expected to be significantly down on last year.

Every year in advance of the annual en primeur campaign, Liv-ex polls its 400 global members to get their thoughts on the vintage, compiling their answers to give something of a snapshot of the vintage including; the best wines, those tipped to be (with any luck) the ‘best value’, where the vintage ranks against its recent peers and expected demand from customers.

Many tourists will visit several wineries in a day, but may plan an entire visit around one of them.

Can Geofencing Increase Winery Traffic?

The bulk of winery visits are unplanned, according to data from the San Francisco Bay Area-based Angelsmith, a marketing agency. Many tourists will visit several wineries in a day, but may plan an entire visit around one of them.

Over 80 wine experts (from restaurants including Union Square Cafe, Blanca, Aureole, Per Se and Le Bernardin) will be serving over 250 wines to raise money for Wheeling Forward. Photo: Wheeling Forward

New York's Top Sommeliers Unite To Pour Wines And Support One Of Their Own

It’s not unusual for New York City’s top sommeliers to be pouring wines on a Saturday but it is rare to find all of them doing it in the same room.

That will be the scene this Saturday, April 28th, when City Winery hosts the 7th Annual Wine on Wheels Grand Tasting and Auction.