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Afternoon Brief, October 1

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Grape and Bulk Market Activity Increases as Wineries Seek Ways to Supplement a Smaller, Smoke Plagued Vintage
The Lightning Complex, or LMU fire, came earlier this year than Sonoma and Napa had experienced in recent years, so many of the vineyards had hanging fruit. A few whites had been harvested and early ripening Pinot Noir but those harvests were in the minority…
We’ll Make It Even Better: A Q&A with Meadowood Co-Owner Bill Harlan
The Napa vintner discusses the fire damage to his resort and his plans for the future…
How to Calculate Wine Grape Smoke Damage Payable Loss for Crop Insurance Claims
Wildfires and the lingering smoke produced are a continuing threat to wine grape producers. Let’s look at how federal crop insurance covers this peril?…
The Next 48 Hours May Shape Napa Valley for Years to Come
At 9:32 AM this morning, the Napa County Office of Emergency Services issued its latest set of evacuation warnings in the face of the Glass Incident, a fire which has consumed more than 48,000 acres and continues to burn nearly uncontained in the heart of Napa County and over the mountains into Sonoma County…
Can California’s Wine Country Survive the Climate Crisis?
National Consumers League Releases Report Examining Sustainability, Consumer Choice, and Confusion in Food and Beverage Packaging
Maryland Poll Shows Strong Support for Supermarket Beer and Wine Sales
Around the World with Texas White Wine
October Merlot Month Engages Millions of Wine Drinkers
Could US Wine, Rum and Vodka Face EU Tariffs?
Constellation’s Sales Slip 5% In Fiscal First Half, but Profits Stay Positive
Why Is One of Champagne’s Biggest Groups Breaking Up?
Early Burgundy Vintage Confounds Expectations
Chianti Classico and Eataly Announce New Partnership
Breweries in California’s Wine Country Grapple with Wildfires
Disruption of Lives from the Coronavirus Disrupts Napa Valley Agriculture
Living Through Wartime Bordeaux
Online Wine Shopping Continues to Increase in Germany
New CA Work Comp Reporting Rules for COVID Outbreaks Thru 2022
Film Review: Wine Crush
Wine Sales Symposium
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Recruiting Associates Network – American Canyon, CA, USA
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Wilson Vineyards – Cloverdale, CA, USA
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Coldani Family Winery & Olive Ranch – Lodi, CA, USA
More Wine Industry Jobs
How Microagressions in a Sonoma Winery Made a Black Winemaker Question Her Profession
Boordy Vineyards’ Founder Remembered for His Wine, Nursery and Significance to the Industry
Wine Critic Owen Bargreen Launches OwenBargreen.com
Ravago Chemicals Welcomes Blake Bomben to the Fermented Beverages Division
News Alert: Stoli Group Names Damian Mckinney Global CEO
People news and stories
Wine Label Facestock Choices and Their Customization Options
Wine Scholar Guild Launches New Foundation-Level Programming on the Wines of Italy
How to Manage a Small Label Project – Let Vintage 99’s Short Run Digit Ease the Pain
How Does Your Dirt Stack Up? Find Out by Entering the 2020 Harvest Terroir Challenge
More Supplier News
US-FIP wine & must pumps
Wineries Burn, but Places Endure: After Cain Is Destroyed, New Reasons for Hope
News from Aratas Wine of Napa Valley – It Speaks to Our Collective Sadness
Meiomi Wines Expands Award-Winning Portfolio with First-Ever Cabernet Sauvignon
Lytle-Barnett Rises to the Champenoise Challenge
Valot Goes “Bare” with Nation’s First White Malbec
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