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G3 Enterprises Brings Specialized Capabilities to Service Small to Mid-sized Premium...

“With G3 Boutique, we offer simplicity and convenience to the supply chain of small and mid-size wineries. We do this by offering bundled and...

Iconic Wine Sustainability Innovator Challenges Peers

Each year at the Sonoma County Barrel Auction, the Sonoma County Vintners have recognized local wine industry icons who have shaped the heritage and...

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A Strategic Event Management Study of California Wineries

Wine businesses are well aware of the value in event hosting and festival participation for marketing their wine. While tasting rooms provide a direct-to-consumer avenue of distribution, strategic event planning can be an additional fun and profitable distribution approach.

Reading Body Language

I found an interesting article from Entrepreneur online this week. Written by Travis Bradberry, the article discusses how we learn more through body language...

USA Brands Can Benefit from Two Irish Experiences

I was in Ireland this past weekend. Dublin is really a pretty city and has so much to offer for the spirits and beer...

Turning the Tables on Austin Beeman

“Turning the Tables – Interviewing the Interviewers” is a Q&A series profiling Wine Writers. We hope you’ll discover more about the wine writers you know, and learn about many others.

Selecting the Right Custom Crush Facility

Identifying potential production partners is getting easier, thanks to a growth in facilities - devoted to offering wine production services and an increase in wineries that are utilizing extra space by making wine for others. Identifying the right one? That’s more of a challenge.

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Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Donates $25,000 to Mark West Community Preschool

Community Grant will help rebuild school lost in the Tubbs Fire in 2017 Santa Rosa, CA (May 23, 2019) – On May 22, 2019 Sonoma...

2019 CAWG Summer Conference in Sonoma June 25-26

SACRAMENTO, May 23, 2019 – The 2019 California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Summer Conference will be held June 25-26 at the Fairmont Sonoma...

Scheid Family Wines Announces Results of Organic Petite Sirah Trials

Winery Presents “Winemaking Alternatives to Sulfur Dioxide” at Innovation + Quality 2019 SALINAS, California – May 23, 2019 – Scheid Family Wines (SFW) presented the...

USDA Announces Support for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation and Trade...

(Washington, D.C., May 23, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several...

Rack & Riddle Announces Major Upgrade to Sparkling Wine Production Capabilities...

Healdsburg, Calif. (May 23, 2019) — Northern California Wine Country’s largest custom crush and sparkling wine producer, Rack & Riddle, this month unveiled another...

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Web & Mobile Solutions for Technology-Driven Vineyard Decision Making

What if you could open an app on your smartphone, drop a location pin where you see deer damage...

Koch’s Advanced Membrane Filtration System Maximizes Revenue & Productivity for Wineries...

Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS), a global leader in membrane separations technologies, announces the launch of the Lees-COR family...

G3 Enterprises Brings Specialized Capabilities to Service Small to Mid-sized Premium...

“With G3 Boutique, we offer simplicity and convenience to the supply chain of small and mid-size wineries. We do...

3-Tier Wine Symposium: Wholesale Channel Opportunities

With Actionable Insights for Distribution Success Wine Industry Network’s newest conference on the scene, the upcoming 3-Tier Wine Symposium, is...

Efficiency and Versatility of Diemme Press Puts Winemaker in Control of...

“It’s a great press,” says Brett Weis, Associate Winemaker at Eleven Eleven Winery, clearly impressed after using their new...

AFTERNOON BRIEF

Afternoon Brief, May 22

Wineries Innovate to Build Domestic Demand: Amid lingering trade uncertainties and a changing consumer market, some Northern California wineries are trying to get creative to maintain demand...

Afternoon Brief, May 21

E & J Gallo-Constellation Transaction May Not Close Until Second Half: The $1.7 billion deal between Constellation Brands and E&J Gallo Winery may not be completed until the second half of calendar year 2019 instead of by the end of May, according to regulatory documents...

Afternoon Brief, May 20

When Wine Becomes Transformative: There's a new concept taking root in the wine industry: activist wines. Unlike traditional special bottlings produced for wine industry charity auctions and special events, activist wines serve a specific social purpose ...

Afternoon Brief, May 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Gallo’s Premium Business Now 30% of Turnover Speaking to Drinks Business in California, Edouard Baijot MW, E &...

Afternoon Brief, May 15

Jackson Family Wines Vineyard Worker Dies in ATV Crash in Sonoma County: A longtime local worker for one of the country's largest wine producers died in an ATV crash Tuesday after his vehicle rolled over in a Bennett Valley vineyard, according to law enforcement...