Afternoon Brief, July 8

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California Vineyard Touts Propane Amid Bans
Environmental and health advocacy groups have launched a vigorous campaign against the use of natural gas in recent years, arguing it contributes to climate change…
M. A. Silva USA
Use of Spanish Bulk Wine in Portugal, Germany and France Is a Growing Concern
Spanish bulk wine is turning up in bottles and bag-in-box from Portugal to Germany, but surplus stocks in Portugal have prompted producers and regions to call for greater controls – some even want quotas on wine imports from Spain…
Wastewater Treatment Problems at Massive Hopland Wine Production Facility Draw Scrutiny, Action from Regulators (Paywall)
Water quality regulators are cracking down on a Hopland winery, saying its owner has not adequately invested in treating wastewater from wine processing and bottling during massive expansion…
No Grounds for Judicial Review on Chapel Down Winery
The news has seen a High Court judge announce that there are no grounds for a judicial review of the scheme’s approval, following wrangling over planning permission for the new facility…
Growers Irrigate to Beat the Heat
Wildfire Scorches 19,000 Acres in Santa Barbara
Why a Cult Cabernet Winemaker Just Bought an Under-the-Radar Napa Winery
Far Niente Wine Estates to Welcome Third Venture in September (Paywall)
Pacific Northwest Wine Competition Brings 717 Regional Wines to Walla Walla
Is the Future of Rosé Still Rosy?
Summerland Wineries Ask for Government Relief on Markup Regime for Out-of-Province Grapes
Vineyards in Northwestern Spain Hit by Extreme Weather
Wachau Valley Was Once Austria’s Most Famous Wine Region. Here’s Where It Went Wrong
Just Wines Is Buying Up Australian Drinks Firms at Speed
Italian Wine Podcast Celebrates 2000th Edition Next Saturday
An In-Depth Analysis of Why IBWSS 2024 Is Crucial for Buyers and Professionals
The global wine and spirits community will converge at the South San Francisco Conference Center on July 23-24, 2024, for the International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show…
North Coast Wine Industry Expo
It’s the Greatest Short Term Threat to the American Wine Industry
Wine Labels Old & New – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Is the Global Wine Slump Almost Solely Due to China?
Gerald D. Boyd on Wine: Finger Lakes
Dan Berger’s Wine Chronicles: The Nostalgia and Nonsense of Barrel Tastings
Market Development & Key Accounts
iDealWine – USA
Tasting Salon Ambassador
Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery – Healdsburg, CA
Fine Wine Warehouse Associate
The Chicago Wine Company – Wood Dale, IL
More Wine Industry Jobs
Wine Industry Network
Wine Author Talks About His Book at Events in Northern California in July
Industry Veteran Carlos de Jesus Joins Colangelo & Partners as Equity Partner, President of Colangelo & Partners Europe
Napa’s Dalle Valle’s Dynamic Duo
Jessica Kogan Joins Nomadica Board of Directors
Young Women Take out Top Places at Marlborough Young Vit Competition
How Smart Valves Resolve the Precision Paradox
A-B-C’s Depalletizers Maintain Total Bottle Control During Layer Transfer and Discharge
Deep Planet Vinesignal Now Offers Advanced TA and pH Grape Maturity Monitoring Maps
How Packaging Can Drive a Sustainable Wine Industry
More Supplier News
Wine Industry Network
Chilean Icon Wine Don Melchor Commemorates Its 35th Vintage in Leading Markets
The Brand That Revolutionized Napa Valley Cabernet Under $50 Does It Again
Old Mill Vineyard: Big-Time Wines from a Small-Town Winery
Winery Named ‘Small Producer of the Year’ at Competition
The World’s Best Value Rieslings 2024
Beverage Trade Network