Monday, July 7, 2008

Wine News Briefs

DANCING BULL UNVEILED NEW PACKAGING following its success as the second best selling premium Zinfandel in the world, according to the company. It has redesigned its label, establishing an independent identity as the brand that is "serious about wine so you don't have to be." The label will be red for red wines and white for white wines.

CORKTEC PLANS TO OPEN A NEW CORK PLANT IN Kennewick, Washington this fall. The 3,000square foot facility will be able to produce up to 20 million natural and NDT agglomerate corks a year (based on a single shift), CorkTec owner Alan Gnann told Wines & Vines. It will employ about six people.

MOUNTAIN VIEW VINTNERS RELEASED NEW PACKAGING THIS WEEK for its flagship brand, creating a more contemporary label. Mountain View was one of the first negociants in California and has remained a family-owned and operated institution.

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