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T.P. Reserve Wines Arrive Unique Label for the Quarantine Life, with...

Napa Valley, May 2020 – Winemaker Grant Long Jr. is introducing three Toilet Paper Reserve wines. “These are wines of the moment. We wanted...

Interview with John Hinman: Pending ABC Emergency Order Puts Alcohol License...

“They will be able to shut down a licensee after a hearing on a five days notice,” says John Hinman, founding partner of Hinman...

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The Future of Virtual Wine Tourism

The Future of Virtual Wine Tourism: In the past few months, many wineries have had to figure out how to schedule virtual tastings, but this is only one aspect of online wine tourism...

First CIA Wine Management Master’s Degree Students Graduate to Abysmal Job...

First CIA Wine Management Master’s Degree Students Graduate to Abysmal Job Market: The class of 2020 not only got ripped off by not having proms, senior skip days, college visits and graduation ceremonies, but now the graduates cannot find jobs…in just about any field of study...

Interview with John Hinman: Pending ABC Emergency Order Puts Alcohol License...

“They will be able to shut down a licensee after a hearing on a five days notice,” says John Hinman, founding partner of Hinman...

The First Wineries Re-Opened This Weekend, but Restrictions Still Present a...

Wise Villa Winery became one of the first wineries to reopen nationally, with a few states beginning to remove their stay-at-home orders and allow customers back inside albeit without tastings. 

Turning the Tables on Amy Glynn

"Turning the Tables - Interviewing the Interviewers" is a Q&A series profiling Wine Writers. Amy Glynn is an award-winning poet and essayist whose work appears widely in journals and anthologies including The Best American Poetry.

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CAWG Foundation Awards $30,000 in Student Scholarships

SACRAMENTO, May 29, 2020 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation has awarded $30,000 in college scholarships to six students. The scholarships...

Chris Ringland Releases New Wine from His Barossa Ranges Vineyard

Acclaimed Australian winemaker Chris Ringland has just released a new wine from his Stone Creek Vineyard in the Barossa Valley. The 2013 Chris Ringland...

Emily Martin Events Hosts Live Instagram Tastings to Support Small Businesses

Emily Martin of The JetSetting Fashionista and Emily Martin Events Hosts Instagram Live Tastings Benefitting Chef Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen Covid-19 Food Relief...

Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch Open for Dine-In

Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch is pleased to announce that beginning this Friday, May 29th, they will be welcoming back guests for dine-in service....

ASEV’s Invasive Pest Webinar Series Starts June 3

DAVIS, Calif., May 28, 2020 - The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) is pleased to announce a webinar series on invasive pests...

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Sunset Wine Competition 2020: The One You Want to Win

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Technology-Driven Vineyard Management Solutions – Process2Wine®

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AFTERNOON BRIEF

Afternoon Brief, May 29

Caymus Winery Owner Chuck Wagner Sues California Over Tasting Room Closures: Napa veteran calls it unfair that wineries serving food can open tasting rooms while others - including all Napa wineries - cannot...

Afternoon Brief, May 28

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Constellation Brands and E. & J. Gallo Further Revise Wine and Spirits Agreement in Connection with Federal...

Afternoon Brief, May 27

Premium Wine Falls Victim to Coronavirus: Premiumization might be over for wine as producers look to offer value ahead of prestige to an uncertain market...

Afternoon Brief, May 26

Iconic Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Crowned Best Wine in the World in Vivino’s 2020 Wine Style Awards: The Vivino Wine Style Awards are the culmination of scans and ratings from millions of wine consumers, not critics – that’s countless corks popped, plates cleared, and connections made...

Afternoon Brief, May 22

Interview with John Hinman: Pending ABC Emergency Order Puts Alcohol License Holders at Risk: "They will be able to shut down a licensee after a hearing on a five days notice," says John Hinman, founding partner of Hinman & Carmichael, LLP. of the The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Controls (ABC) new proposed Emergency Order, and calls it an unnecessary violation of due process...