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Virtual Tastings Will Continue for Trade but Not Consumers Post Pandemic

Haas is a firm believer that, even when the pandemic has subsided and the industry can get back to "normal," virtual tastings for trade—NOT consumers—will be one of the few COVID-19 evolutions that will continue to reap benefits for wine businesses across the board.

Dry Creek Vineyard Engaging the Wine Trade Virtually

COVID-19 has affected more than winery relationships with consumers—it’s affected relationships with distributors, wholesalers, sommeliers, and retail market trade as well...

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Adapting the Winery Experience to Make Guests Feel Safe During COVID-19

It is the middle of the summer and what is usually an incredibly busy and profitable tourist season has been nipped in the bud, so to speak, by what is being called the novel coronavirus.

New Winery Wastewater Regulations Could Cost Small and Midsize Wineries Thousands...

The California state water board is working on an update to the winery general order to provide a permitting process with water discharge requirements...

Virtual Tastings Will Continue for Trade but Not Consumers Post Pandemic

Haas is a firm believer that, even when the pandemic has subsided and the industry can get back to "normal," virtual tastings for trade—NOT consumers—will be one of the few COVID-19 evolutions that will continue to reap benefits for wine businesses across the board.

Leveraging Technology to Survive and Thrive (Webinar)

Winemaking is steeped in tradition, with knowledge passed through generations with oral instructions or handwritten notes. But as the world becomes faster moving and more complicated, you need to find ways to keep up.

Dry Creek Vineyard Engaging the Wine Trade Virtually

COVID-19 has affected more than winery relationships with consumers—it’s affected relationships with distributors, wholesalers, sommeliers, and retail market trade as well...

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Kendall-Jackson Commits to Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing

Top Selling Wine, Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay, Now Carries the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing Logo on Label Santa Rosa, Calif. (August 4, 2020) – Kendall-Jackson, one of America’s...

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines Opens for Virtual Tastings

Private, curated, sensory experiences complement ‘At Home with J. Lohr’ virtual activities  SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 4, 2020 – J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines today announced...

Share a Splash Wine Co. Announces National Account Partnership with Brand...

Partnership will look to grow their California and New Zealand brands  Healdsburg, California – August 4 SHARE A SPLASH wine co. and Brand Evolution have...

Monson Family Launches Destination Brands 

New Sales & Marketing Company to Leverage Distributor Network with Renewed National Focus BENTON CITY, WA – August 4, 2020 – The Monson Family announced...

Ladera Vineyards Unveils a New Home in Napa Valley

The property, between St. Helena and Calistoga, includes a temporary tasting room, and will ultimately be home to a new tasting room, vineyards and...

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“Weird is the new normal.” So opines Ron Dillon, manager of the bustling, successful Lodi Wine Labs located in the Central Valley...

Somm Choice Awards Submission Deadline Is July 20 – Last Call...

Last 48 Hours Left if you are looking to get your wines in-front of US top on-premise buyers and...

Repel Pest Birds from Your Vineyards with Amazing Frightkite™

Have you ever watched a peregrine falcon hunt? It flies high over the vineyard watching for its prey —...

Leading Sustainable Packaging Supplier UPM Raflatac Presents New Sample Book for...

According to Lee Green, the Manager of UPM Raflatac’s Wine, Spirits and Craft Beverages segment, his company is defined...

Scott Labs Partners with Inoxpa to Ready Wine Industry for 2020...

Find the pump that’s right for you this harvest Scott Laboratories, a leading innovator for the North American specialty beverage community for over 80...

AFTERNOON BRIEF

Afternoon Brief, August 4

California Winery Claims Storage Fees Hike Is Virus Price-Gouging: A winery told a California federal court Friday that the new company managing its storage facility has jacked its rates by more than 1,000% on $7 million worth of wine, violating the state of emergency declared to prevent price-gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Afternoon Brief, August 3

New Winery Wastewater Regulations Could Cost Small and Midsize Wineries Thousands Every Year: The California state water board is working on an update to the winery general order to provide a permitting process with water discharge requirements (WDR) that make sure wineries are in compliance with water quality regulation and allows them a pathway to compliance...

Afternoon Brief, July 31

2020 DtC Wine Shipping Mid-Year Report: Since we released the annual Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report in partnership with Wines Vines Analytics back in January, a lot has changed when it comes to how consumers are getting their wine...

Afternoon Brief, July 30

Phylloxera Breakthrough Brings Hope to Vineyards: A breakthrough study in Europe could open the door to an end to the curse of phylloxera...

Afternoon Brief, July 29

A Game Changer for Wine & Spirits Distribution: The wine and spirits business continues to evolve, with producers and buyers alike looking for more service, more flexibility, and more choice...