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Wine PR: Doing Due Diligence Thru the Blogosphere Miasma

What is a flack to do? When winewriters are dropping off the face of the Earth faster than icebergs, to whom does a winery publicist turn to get PR/accolades/reviews when the writer pool is evaporating?

Afternoon Brief, May 29

Wineries Go to Grad School - and Find Potential Customers: Leading wineries are conducting wine-education programs for student clubs at America's leading graduate institutions...

Newmark Cornish & Carey Wine Services and Williams & Williams to...

Santa Rosa, Calif. (May, 2015) —Newmark Cornish & Carey Wine Services and auction leader Williams & Williams Worldwide Real Estate Auction will commence the...

The Value of a Wine Education

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone “Wine education won’t necessarily sell wine, but it gives you a reference to sell wine.” So says Rick Toyota, the Director of...

Afternoon Brief, May 28

El Dorado: An AVA's Search for The Holy Grail of Identity: Located about an hour east of Sacramento, the El Dorado AVA is huge, encompassing about 2000 vineyard acres, with elevations from 1250 to 3500 feet. The El Dorado group markets its assets with the tagline, "Taste at a higher level."

El Dorado: An AVA’s Search for The Holy Grail of Identity

by Laura Ness It seems that people have been searching for “El Dorado” ever since this continent was discovered. The literal meaning of the term,...

Afternoon Brief, May 27

Advisory panel mulls new rules on Napa winery expansion: An advisory panel on Tuesday recommended Napa County refrain from adopting new regulations that would prohibit the net loss of vineyard acreage at wineries seeking permits to build or expand on their property...

Afternoon Brief, May 26

Scientists Now Predicting Near 100% Chance Of Strong El Nino, But Rainfall Isn't Always Guaranteed: Climate experts say El Nino is growing stronger and could bring drought-busting wet weather to California this year. While the ocean condition is nearly guaranteed, rainfall doesnt always follow the sea temperature increase...

Afternoon Brief, May 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: A California winery claims HBO’s "Game of Thrones" is infringing on its rights The three-eyed raven is now also the...

New Luxury Store and Shopping Destination, Redolent Mercantile at Cairdean Estate...

St. Helena, CA (May 22, 2015) -- Redolent Mercantile opens May 22, 2015, offering a stylish collection of curated finds from around the globe and...

Afternoon Brief, May 21

Sweeping Trade Bill Passes a Key Senate Vote: A flurry of last-minute deal-making on the Senate floor on Thursday rescued President Obama's ambitious trade agenda from defeat, breaking a filibuster to advance legislation that would empower the president to complete a sweeping, 12-nation Pacific trade accord...

Afternoon Brief, May 20

Gallo expands vineyard holdings in Napa Valley: E&J Gallo Winery announced Tuesday that it has purchased 642 acres in the Napa Valley as the nations No. 1 vintner makes further inroads into the North Coast wine industry...

Afternoon Brief, May 19

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Congress Moves to Protect U.S. Wines from Canadian Tariffs Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, has...

Afternoon Brief, May 18

U.S. Wine Industry Facing Steep Tariffs from Canada: Today the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body issued their final ruling against the United States country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements for muscle cuts of meat. What does that mean for the wine industry? If the United States does not repeal its COOL rule, Canada and Mexico will retaliate with substantive tariffs on a variety of American products which could include wine...

Schramsberg Vineyards Strengthens Winemaking Team

Calistoga, CA – Vintner Hugh Davies announces the promotion of Sean Thompson to Senior Winemaker for Schramsberg Vineyards Company. In this newly created position,...