Porch Pounder, founded by friends Paul Quinn and James Schreiner in Templeton, is the second Paso Robles winery to offer wine in 12-ounce cans. One is chardonnay-based, and the other is pinot-based. The wines retail for around $5.99 and are available at about 30 shops and restaurants around the county.
Volkswagen says its global sales rose 5.1 percent in June compared with a year earlier, fueled by gains in China and Europe and bolstering its performance over the year's first half. Deliveries in the U.S. were down significantly.
Global stocks rose Wednesday after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced plans for a whopping 28 trillion yen ($254 billion) stimulus package. Investors were awaiting a policy statement by the Federal Reserve, as strong U.S. economic data raised questions over the likely course for interest rates.
Deutsche Bank says its second-quarter profit dropped 98 percent as the company pushed ahead with a restructuring effort and uncertainty over events such as Britain's vote on European Union membership weighed on markets.
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. is reporting a 136.4 billion yen ($30.7 million) profit for the fiscal quarter through June, down nearly 11 percent from the same period a year ago, after a mileage testing scandal at its supplier hit its minicar sales in Japan.