America’s love affair with the irreverent, tacky and politically incorrect is making millions for at least one business.
Ian Hutcheon is a 40 year old British astronomer living in Chile that has has combined his two great loves, astronomy and wine making.
Silicon Valley Bank, which provides the wine industry with commercial banking services, predicts the fine wine business will see sales growth of 7 to 11 percent this year amid a looming grape shortage.
Like many new small-business owners, Cathy Deano knew nothing about franchising when she and a partner launched a series of bring-your-own-wine painting classes in Mandeville, La., four years ago.
The Musical Glass is a wine glass turned into a playful instrument perfect for dinner parties.
In June, Infinite Monkey Theorem, a hip winery in Denver, began selling its black muscat, a slightly effervescent wine with a subtle taste of litchi, in a small black can emblazoned with its monkey logo.
A business that will offer in-home wine tasting events won first place in a business plan competition during Central Washington University’s SOURCE (Symposium on University Research and Creative Expression) in May.
China’s unmatched counterfeiting skills seemed to reach a new peak with the recent discovery of an entirely fake Apple Store in Kunming.
Painting With a Twist is a national chain of franchised businesses that offers instructor led painting classes.
His new business, Flash Wine Technologies, offers a cutting-edge method of extracting color and taste from wine grapes.