Afternoon Brief, July 29th

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Grape Harvest Kicks Off with Early Pick in Sonoma County
Under a light marine layer, the wine grape harvest kicked off in Sonoma County early Friday morning in the Russian River Valley with a season that has started earlier than expected and should yield a smaller crop…
M. A. Silva USA
Can New Strategies Breathe Life into Some of Napa’s Most Storied Wine Brands?
For many years, there was a fascinating contradiction at the heart of Napa Valley. The region loved to tout the long history of wine production dating back to the 1800s — a historical connection that no other American wine region could really challenge…
Mid-Year 2022 Total Beverage Alcohol Report Card
In 2020 and 2021 the impacts of the Pandemic, shift of volume from On-Premise to Off-Premise and back again, and supply chain issues have created significant volatility in the trends. By comparing the first six months of 2022 versus the first six months of 2019 the market appears to have settled into a new normal…
5 Family Wineries That Show Mendocino County’s Italian-American Heritage
Winery names like Mondavi, Martini and Sebastiani are household names among wine drinkers. Italian Americans established these wineries in California in the early 20th century and their brands grew big over time…
Wine Education Program Opens Doors for Vineyard Workers
Sterling Winery Secures Napa Ok to Rebuild Gondola
Newly Created V&E Department at WSU to Welcome First Chair, Viticulture Professor Jean Dodson Peterson
Wine Scholar Guild Launches WSG Studio
Late Night Occasions Present Significant Trade Up Opportunities for Premium Drinks Brands
France’s Rhône Valley Vineyards Shine in Sustainability Efforts Leading Up to the 2022 Harvest
Champagne Pommery Storms the Hamptons Fine Art Fair
UK Wine Merchant Switches to Plastic as Ukraine Glassworks Close
53 Batches of Wine Failed to Enter China in First Half of 2022
Australian Wine Exports Fall as China Tariffs Bite
Wine Ambassadors to Promote South Africa
Viticulture Intern/Technician
Advanced Viticulture Consulting, Inc. – Windsor, CA, USA
Lab Technician/Enologist
Castoro Cellars – San Miguel, CA, USA
Technical Instructor of Viticulture and Enology
Western Colorado Community College – Grand Junction, CO, USA
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Wine Industry Sales Symposium
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Pre-Harvest 2022 Webinar
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Wine Industry Sales Symposium
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Napa’s Vineyard Workers Are Retiring—And the Next Generation Doesn’t Want Their Jobs
A Napa Filmmaker Looked and Found Roundup, the Weedkiller Tied to Cancer, ‘Everywhere’
ULC’s Draft Shipping Changes Face Intense Industry Backlash
‘The Prisoner’ Wine Creator Talks About His Restless Pursuit to Craft the Next Cult Libation
Napa’s Most Historic Wineries Are Staging a Comeback. Will Multimillion-Dollar Rebrands Work?
Napa Valley Is America’s Top Wine Region. But It Has Reached a Turning Point That Could Change Everything
Despite Fires, Wine’s Glass Still Half Full
Napa Wine Tasting Fees Are More Than Twice as Expensive as 6 Years Ago. Here’s Why
Turning the Tables on Cathy Huyghe
Winemakers Lost Billions to Wildfires, but a Startup Can Now Save Smoky Grapes
$4 Million Endowment Bolsters UC Davis Viticulture and Enology
Grapegrowers Urged to Quit
AXA Millésimes Purchases Platt Vineyard in Sonoma
Cornell Partners with NYS to Fight the Spotted Lanternfly
California Classics Fifty Years On