Afternoon Brief, February 29th

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TTB Listens to Wine Industry
The TTB wants to hear what the industry thinks about label regulations, so Wine-Searcher’s US editor had his say…
M. A. Silva USA
To Save the Wine Industry, We’ll Need Human Intervention
How vineyards are embracing some unexpected technology and a more hands-on approach to combat climate change…
Lost in Time: Devalued Alcohol Tax Could Bail Out Cal State System
Alcohol Justice is calling on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to bring the state’s alcohol excise tax up to modern standards to fix funding for the beleaguered California State University (CSU) system and other educational priorities…
Sommeliers Are Controversial Again
The sommelier is in peril once again. Since the pandemic, the dedicated wine professional has become a rarer sight in dining rooms around the country, the New York Times’ Eric Asimov wrote recently…
Warren Winiarski Awarded Inaugural Trustee Medal of Honor from the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts
Scholarship Applications Are Open Through March 31, 2024!
‘Sideways’ at 2O: The Santa Ynez Valley Is No Longer a Secret Thanks in Part to the Influence of Miles and Jack
A ‘Once in a Generation’ Piece of Land Is for Sale in Napa Valley
Washington Wine Industry Foundation Raises $115,000 for Industry Programs
State Representative David Gomberg Receives the Oregon Winegrowers Association “Oregon Wine Leadership Award”
Washington Winegrowers Association Honors Industry Leaders
David Trone Lobbies to Protect Total Wine Empire. Small Businesses Are Crying Foul
‘Getting Nerdy about Wine’ Celebrated in Varsity Blind Tasting Contest
Port Wine Fest Announces First-Ever US Tour in Celebration of Portuguese Wines and Culture
One of Australia’s Top 20 Wine Producers by Volume Has Entered into Administration
Get to the 2nd Direct Wine Sale with These Top Three Tools
7 Ways to Share Your Sustainable Story
What If…? A Question or Two About Natural Wine
Exploring Primary and Secondary Characteristics in Wine
A $275 Bottle of Wine
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Assistant Bottling Production Manager
Monterey Wine Company – King City, California
Outside Sales Representative
Jensen Precast – Remote
Marketing Coordinator
Bucher Vaslin North America – Santa Rosa, CA
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Wine Industry Sales Symposium
Sonoma County Native Tawny Tesconi Takes Interim Helm of Napa County Farm Bureau Amid Turbulence
Aperture Cellars Announces Hire of Brad Butcher for Key Wholesale Role
Breaking Glass Bottles: Ryan Williams Pours Diversity into Napa Valley’s Wine Scene
ProWein: “We Need to Focus on Our Strengths”
Bubbles and Dreams: The Sparkling Journey of Arabilis with Kenny and Allison on the Weinnotes Podcast
Wine Industry Network
MacRostie Winery Brought to Life Online by Affinity Creative
Revolutionizing Spaces: Trends and Tips from Sierra View’s Commercial Remodel Experts
Delivery and Vine Acclimation
Does a Lot of Rain Mean a Lot of Aquifer Replenishment?
More Supplier News
North Coast Wine Challenge
Wine for the People Tasting Room Now Open
Pym-Rae Tesseron Estate Creates New Wine and Honors Robin Williams
Every Brown Family Wine Group Vineyard and Winery Is Now Sustainably Certified
Castle Rock Winery Is Proud to Announce It Has Received Two 91 Point Scores and Six 90 Point Scores from James Suckling
On the Occasion of Its First Physical Auction on French Soil Baghera/Wines Presents: Château Ducru-Beaucaillou Auction at the Estate