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1881 Napa Wine History Museum and Tasting Salon Praised by Dignitaries...

OAKVILLE, Calif. (June 25, 2019) – 1881 Napa, the country’s only wine history museum, was officially opened during an event last night that included...

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...

ARTICLES

New Sources of Revenue for Winery Associations Up for Debate

As historic funding sources dry up and impact marketing budgets, vintner associations look to new ideas to increase revenue. Business Improvement Districts (BID) for the wine industry may be the answer, but change always comes with growing pains. If BIDs are adopted by the wine industry, should individual AVAs work together to promote their region?

Turning the Tables on Melanie Ofenloch (Dallas Wine Chick)

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

It Is Hard to Shine in a Sky Full of Stars

Good wines, even great wines, are not always enough to draw guests and customers back your winery. People are attracted to your wines and...

Women, Wine & Weed

The women on this Wine and Weed Symposium panel are unmistakably movers and shakers of the cannabis community. They approach the responsible marketing and consuming of cannabis as professionals, either migrating from the wine and related business to weed and adding this new frontier to their already busy wine life or transitioning completely.

Slow Summer Sales Defines Busy Winter Sales

It is hot out there! Summer is in full swing and the 4th of July just passed, so that would be the theoretical middle...

NEWS RELEASES

Visionary Chilean Winery VIK Named One of the World’s 50 Best...

Stunning Architecture, Design, Art and Unparalleled Experiences Earn VIK 14th Place in Inaugural Winery Tourism Award The World's Best Vineyards Awards debuted in London, Monday,...

Acheson Wine Company Debuts Tap Room in Sacramento

Wines Offered on Tap in Refillable Flip Top Bottles A new sustainable way to enjoy and consume wine. Acheson Wine Company opens in Sacramento this month...

Usual Opens Its First Rosé Garden in San Francisco’s Marina

Digitally Native Brand Innovates Approach to Wine Industry with Experiential Space Open Now Through Labor Day  SAN FRANCISCO, CA (JULY 22, 2019) - Usual's new...

Symington Family Estates Achieves B Corp Status

Symington Family Estates is the first winery in Portugal to achieve B Corp certification, joining a global movement of companies using business as a...

Wente Family Estates Appoints Aly Wente as Senior Brand Manager

LIVERMORE VALLEY, CA – July 22, 2019 – Wente Family Estates is pleased to announce that Aly Wente will be returning to the family-owned...

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Fructophilic Yeast & Nutrients: Critical Elements for Rescuing Stuck Fermentations in...

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Get Your Winemaking and Packaging Needs Fulfilled in a Way That’s...

G3 Enterprises is a trusted source of high quality winemaking supplies, packaging, and services. They are a distributor of...

Crop Protection Device Saves 95-100% of Grape Damage in Vineyards

Since Falcon Crop Protection (FCP) began the marketing of its FrightKites™ four years ago, demand for the highly effective...

Why IBWSS San Francisco Is a Must-Attend Event for You

The 3rd annual International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show will bring together  industry leaders and exhibitors(global producers) in California...

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...

AFTERNOON BRIEF

Afternoon Brief, July 22

New Sources of Revenue for Winery Associations Up for Debate: As historic funding sources dry up and impact marketing budgets, vintner associations look to new ideas to increase revenue. Business Improvement Districts (BID) for the wine industry may be the answer, but change always comes with growing pains...

Afternoon Brief, July 19

Gallo Deal Delay Impacts Growers: In April, Constellation struck a $1.7 billion deal to sell 30 wine brands to Gallo, upending the cheap wine market in the US. But the deal has not been approved by federal regulators, leaving some grape farmers unsure what will happen with this year's crop ...

Afternoon Brief, July 18

More Lawsuits Follow Supreme Court Decision: After the US Supreme Court's landmark ruling outlawing discrimination in wine shipping last month, the obvious question was, what's next? This week we got the answer. Lawsuits have been filed against four states Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey and Texas that allow their own wine shops to ship to consumers, but not out-of-state shops ...

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Gallo Deal Uncertainty Delaying Grape Purchases: The sale between two major winemakers is keeping some grapes from being purchased. The $1.7 billion deal in which E&J Gallo Winery would buy 34 wine and spirit labels from Constellation Brands remains in limbo after being announced back in April ...

Afternoon Brief, July 16

Wasps May Save California Vineyards from ‘Invasion’ by Chinese Fly: Researchers are concerned about the potential spread of the spotted lanternfly, which first showed up in the US in Pennsylvania five years ago but was found in Virginia vineyards in early 2018 ...