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Sonoma County Barrel Auction Holds First In-Person Event Since 2019

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Live Auction Return Celebrated by Over 350 Trade Members, Vintners and Media SANTA ROSA, CA (May 11, 2022) – Sonoma County Vintners (SCV) is pleased...

Waterloo Container: More Than Just Bottles – Focusing on the Box

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Your outer packaging says something about the wine Look around your winery and see what your customers see. Are there undecorated cardboard cases of...

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Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up: WineAmerica National Policy Conference 2022

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For the first time in three years, WineAmerica representatives recently met with Congressional Representatives from around the country to discuss the wine industry’s legislative...

Meet Debra Del Fiorentino of Wine Competitions Management & Production

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This Sonoma County entrepreneur is responsible for more than a dozen prestigious tasting events, including the upcoming Sunset International Wine & Spirits Competition. By Alexandra...

Op Ed: Criticism of Organic or Sustainable Winegrowing Programs Adds to...

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Are regional sustainable winegrowing certification programs a boon for the industry? By Randy Caparoso For the longest time, a certified USDA organic seal on a food...

Predicting Palates: Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Wine Buying?

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New technology is helping consumers make smarter wine choices. By Gordon Feller If you’ve ever felt intimidated when choosing a bottle of wine, you’re not alone....

Beyond the (Standard) Bottle: Wineries Are Embracing Greener Packaging

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Growing and making wine can be done sustainably. According to Grand View Research, the production of organic wine is projected to grow 10.2 percent...

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The Meritage Resort and Spa’s Olive & Hay Restaurant Receives Prestigious...

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Premier Resort and Restaurant Recognized for its Commitment To Napa Valley Wine Industry NAPA, California (May 23, 2022) – The Meritage Resort & Spa, the premier AAA Four...

Kuhlman Cellars to Host Dog Days of Summer Wine Release Party...

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The event celebrates the vineyard’s 2019 Estate Red release. Stonewall, Texas – May 23, 2022 – Kuhlman Cellars is excited to announce the second annual...

Blue Note Napa Charles Krug Summer Sessions Presents NAPA NOLA

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Mini Festival of New Orleans Music and Classic Cajun Grub May 23, 2022, Napa, Calif. — Blue Note Napa is bringing New Orleans to Napa Valley...

Petaluma Gap Wine Night at the Movies – Series Begins June...

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Boulevard Cinema & Petaluma Gap WineriesOffer the Perfect Summer Movie Pairing Experience: “Wine Night at The Movies” Pairing DECANTED and BROOKS NOTE WINERY on June...

Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up: WineAmerica National Policy Conference 2022

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For the first time in three years, WineAmerica representatives recently met with Congressional Representatives from around the country to discuss the wine industry’s legislative...

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Fermentation Management Significantly Eased Through the Use of Innovative Liquid Yeast...

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Winemakers have long recognized that careful yeast management and nutrition programs are central to the success or failure of...

New York International Wine Competition Expected to Draw Record Entries for...

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After a brief pandemic-induced hiatus, (which prompted a virtual tasting last time around), the New York International Wine Competition...

Waterloo Container: More Than Just Bottles – Focusing on the Box

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Your outer packaging says something about the wine Look around your winery and see what your customers see. Are...

Scott Labs and Amorim Partner to Bring Fully Biodegradable Micro-Granular Cork...

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Consumers increasingly believe companies have a responsibility to protect the planet but aren’t doing enough, and they’re willing to...

The World’s Leading Bulk Wine Fair Launches Its First-Ever US Show

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The inaugural WBWE USA show will be held on June 8th and 9th at Sonoma County Event Center at the...

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Afternoon Brief, May 20th

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Hundreds of Sonoma Farmworkers May Have Been Exposed to Toxic Smoke During 2020 Wildfires: Amid a contentious debate over farmworker safety protocols in fire-prone Sonoma County, a new report says that hundreds of wine industry laborers were sent to work in close proximity to a pair of huge 2020 wildfires, leaving them potentially exposed to both flames and toxic smoke...

Afternoon Brief, May 19th

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2022 Sonoma County Wine Auction Announces Vintner and Chef Honorees: Sonoma County Vintners Foundation is thrilled to announce Jean-Charles Boisset as Vintner Honoree and Dustin Valette as Chef Honoree for the 2022 Sonoma County Wine Auction (SCWA)...

Afternoon Brief, May 18th

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Vine Removal Technique Foils Devastating Grape Disease: Removing not only a diseased grapevine but the two vines on either side of it can reduce the incidence of leafroll disease, a long-standing bane of vineyards around the world, Cornell researchers have found...

Afternoon Brief, May 17th

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Southern Glazer’s Hit with Wine Sales Consultant Class Action Employment Lawsuit: A federal employment lawsuit that seeks class action status was filed May 5, 2022 against Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. The lawsuit against the distributor’s primary LLC and its Texas operation was filed in Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division...

Afternoon Brief, May 16th

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Successful Launch for the Inaugural Enoforum USA: Enoforum, Europe’s most popular technical conference for winemakers, had its U.S. debut on Wednesday, May 11, at the Sonoma County Event Center. The inaugural Enoforum USA welcomed over 200 wine industry professionals...

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