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Afternoon Brief, October 2

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Smoke Exposure: ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’ for Winegrape Buyers
Another year of catastrophic wildfires in California is once again raising concern about smoke exposure in winegrapes. President and CEO of Allied Grape Growers, Jeff Bitter said most vineyards are being harvested without analysis of smoke impact. The potential of damage to winegrapes has been enough for some buyers to steer clear of this year’s crop altogether…
Napa’s Winemakers Discover Scorched Vines and Close Calls
Some vintners in Calistoga, Spring Mountain and Howell Mountain have been able to inspect the Glass fire’s damage, but the blazes continue as they try to salvage harvest…
Wine Institute Urges Congress to Extend Critical Wildfire Assistance
Wine Institute called on Congress today to immediately reauthorize a critical U.S. Department of Agriculture program to provide direct emergency funds to wineries and grape growers during this unprecedented wildfire season…
Heat Helps Bring Many Wine Grapes in Before the Fires
A drier winter. Coronavirus pandemic and its resulting economic upheaval. Dayslong heat spikes punctuated by massive wildfires. All these have combined to make the 2020 North Coast wine grape harvest an accomplished pitcher of curveballs for growers and wineries…
Wine Consumer Trends in the COVID-19 Era
Patterns Are Changing, but People Are Still Buying Alcohol: Constellation Brands CEO
Rebuilding Wineries: A Post-Fire Checklist
Wine Country Fires Yet Another Blow to Farmworkers Reeling from COVID-19
Colorado Wine Country’s 2020 Harvest Rises Above the Tenor of Our Times
Wine Unify Announces 20 Welcome Award Recipients
Wine Enthusiast Companies Announces Partnership with Association of African American Vintners
UC Davis Gets OK to Sell Its Wine
It Looks Like Robert Foye Is Continuing to Expand the Australian Wine Industry Globally
Is France Falling Out of Love with Its Favourite Tipple?
Robert Parker’s ‘Magical 20’ Thriving in 2020
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Online Marketing for Natural Wine with MYSA
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Smoke Taint Compounds and MLF
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Bridging the Gap: Wine Marketing for a New Generation
October 15 – Webinar
Late Clonal Field Day
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WIN Survey
Meadowood Resort, Newton, Burgess and Behrens Among Napa Wildfire’s Many Victims
California’s Historic 41-Year-Old Napa Valley Winery ‘Consumed’ by Glass Fire
Grape and Bulk Market Activity Increases as Wineries Seek Ways to Supplement a Smaller, Smoke Plagued Vintage
Winemakers Face Up to Smoke Taint Reality
Vineyards Help Protect Wine Country During Glass Fire
Fast-Moving Wildfires Erupt in Napa, Spread to Sonoma, Striking Another Blow to 2020 Harvest
We’ll Make It Even Better: A Q&A with Meadowood Co-Owner Bill Harlan
The Next 48 Hours May Shape Napa Valley for Years to Come
Over 10,000 Gallons of Red Wine Floods Winery After Tank Breaks, Social Media Reacts: ‘Holy God, What a Waste’
Sonoma County Harvest Fair Winning Wines Announced
Sex and Garlic: New Weapons Against the Most Notorious Vineyard Diseases?
New TTB Ruling on Nutrition Labeling and Advertising
Images as the Glass Fire Raced Across Napa Valley
Candy Mountain Becomes Washington’s 16th American Viticultural Area
How to Calculate Wine Grape Smoke Damage Payable Loss for Crop Insurance Claims
Wine Industry Sales Symposium
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