Wine news January 7, 2015

In new Direct Wines Chief says personalization is key ingredient for consumers.

Winefolly produces a guide to grower Champagne.

Sonoma wine pioneer John Pedroncelli is mourned in The Drinks Business.

Maltese wines are a long way from the wine shop writes the New York Times.

Mike Dunne in the Sacramento Bee profiles Napa's Smith Madrone. Check out our Grape Collective video interview with Stuart Smith.

Niagara wine trails grows to 22 wineries reports Buffalo Business First.