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Imagery Estate Winery Introduces New Augmented Reality Mobile App, Connecting Consumers...

Sonoma Valley Winery Enhances Nationally Available Wines by Leveraging Latest AR Technology Glen Ellen, Calif. – June 20, 2019 – Imagery Estate Winery today announced...

IBWSS San Francisco: Become Part of the Bulk Wine and Private...

Industry leaders and exhibitors will meet in California for industry’s premier event dedicated to bulk wine and bulk spirits and private label Two of the...

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Getting the Most Out of Your Events

As event season is already upon us, it’s important that we are ready to ensure the success of the events we work hard to...

Your Brand Needs to Be Judged

Flying again, as this is what we do, but the mission this week was an important one. Judging brands in an awards event. I...

Turning the Tables on Michelle Williams

“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.

How to Play the Changing Distributor Landscape

Graduation season has come and mostly gone, and it has made me think of how many “graduations” I have been selling wine, beer and...

Selling to Different Generations: Silent Generation and Baby Boomers

One of the most important aspects of creating converts (those customers who spread the word of your winery far and wide) is creating a...

NEWS RELEASES

Lesley Brown Joins Okanagan Crush Pad Sales Team

Leading trade personality to head up HQ Wine & Spirits as vice president sales and marketing The team at Okanagan Crush Pad Winery is pleased...

SommCon Announces Concours d’Spirits, A Domestic and International Spirits Competition Presented...

Concours d’Spirits Now Accepting Entries for Sommelier Led Competition in San Diego, CA, November 13-15 San Diego, CA. (June 24, 2019) –SommCon, a leading conference...

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers Embrace Success of Line 39 Wines and...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA June 24, 2019 – Line 39, a super-premium California wine brand enjoying terrific growth, has launched a proprietary mobile app...

Avery Dennison FSC®-Certified Paper Portfolio Exceeds 500 Products

Industry’s largest FSC®-certified materials portfolio MENTOR, OHIO (June 24, 2019) – Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials North America announces that it has expanded its...

Washington State Wine Implements Updated Research Program

Strategic research plan outlines SEATTLE (June 24, 2019) – Plans to significantly increase wine research efforts by Washington’s wine industry were approved Friday, June...

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Central Membrane Press Provides Quality Wine Production

Franck Lambert, longtime winemaker at Stama Winery in Lodi, has been using Della Toffola grape receiving equipment and their...

Prevent Breakdowns and Optimize Your Harvest and Bottling Efficiency

“You don’t want to get stuck with grapes in a press and have it go down. That can be disastrous when you’re in the middle of crush,” says Ron Varner, Director of Operations at ColloPack Solutions.

IBWSS San Francisco: Become Part of the Bulk Wine and Private...

Industry leaders and exhibitors will meet in California for industry’s premier event dedicated to bulk wine and bulk spirits...

Create a Unique Look Tailored to Your Brand

Stand out in the crowd. Create a unique look, tailored to your target demographic. These are the mantras of creating a wine brand that will reflect your individual style and goals.

USA Wine Ratings Early Bird Pricing Ends May 31

Get your wines accessed by leading wine buyers and sommeliers of the USA. Early bird discount on entries ends 31...

AFTERNOON BRIEF

Afternoon Brief, June 24

California's 2017 Vintage Feels the Burn: Whenever dozens of people die in a natural disaster, it feels unseemly to discuss the manner in which it affects sectors of the luxury industry. And yet, it's inevitable...

Afternoon Brief, June 21

Dozens of Farmworkers in California Vineyard Exposed to Pesticide: Sixty-three farmworkers were exposed to a pesticide on Tuesday, and three were taken to a hospital, CBS Fresno affiliate KGPE reports ...

Afternoon Brief, June 20

How Nomadic Winemakers Are Fueling Creativity Through Independence: If you ask Oregon winemaker Seth Morgen Long what his plans are for his young eponymous Chardonnay-only label, hell tell you his focus is on understanding the regions vineyards ...

Afternoon Brief, June 19

California Growers’ Strategies for Protecting Vineyards from Fire: Wildfires in California aren't new, but after back-to-back years of the most deadly and destructive fires in California's history, it's clear they are increasing in both frequency and ferocity ...

Afternoon Brief, June 18

Looming Insect Invasion Threatens California Wine: UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados ...