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Winemakers Use Art to Attract an Audience for Wine

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone Art and wine have always had a natural affinity. Art openings are characterized by lavish wine receptions and hors ‘d oeuvres....

The Demand for Sustainability Resonates with the Wine Industry

Sustainability in vineyard operations and wine making is nothing new. For many wineries it has been an integrated, albeit unspoken, part of their operating...

Sonoma County Winegrowers Field Day Takes Comprehensive View on Sustainability

Friday, August 8th the Sonoma County Winegrowers held their 14th annual field day with a focus on sustainable winegrowing. The event filled the Agricultural...

All American Containers Pioneers Packaging Retail Concept for the Wine Industry

Last year All American Containers (AAC) moved to a new location in Windsor with a 35,000 square foot warehouse space and room for their...

New Rodney Strong Winery Installation Optimized for Quality and Economy

Last year the old 11,500 square foot warehouse behind the main Rodney Strong Winery building was used exclusively for storage, but today it’s a...

Rebranding the wine with the worst reputation in the world

In the mid-nineties Lambrusco had become synonymous with Riunite, a cheap, low alcohol sweet wine that sommeliers wouldn’t allow anywhere near their wine lists,...

Wine, beer, & spirits groups find more, not less, benefit in...

Most who enjoy adult beverages don’t confine themselves to one particular type of drink. A craft beer or hard cider on a hot day, cocktails on Friday evening with friends and a fine wine with dinner at a good restaurant all have their place in contemporary lifestyles. That said, do the makers and distributors of these products find themselves competing with one another for the same market share or struggling to define themselves as the one consistent beverage of choice?

Can a Cement Suitcase make the Yakima Valley go Sideways?

Will the Cement Suitcase movie be the Sideways of Washington and the Yakima Valley? 10 years later the Santa Ynez Valley is still celebrating...

Down to Earth Day at Coppola

Authenticity has become a major buzz word in the wine business. Wine marketing consultants will tell you that consumers, and not just millennials, want...

Find the Tools to Grow Your Boutique Wine Business at the...

As a boutique label, you may be feeling more pressure as imports and big wineries try to dominate the retail shelves and push the...

Crowdfunding: A Potential New Revenue Source for Wine Industry

by Elizabeth Hans McCrone  When Naked Wines was contemplating financing for a new, online wine venture in the United Kingdom five years ago, the company...

Wine Industry Revolutionary, Ben Parsons; Breaks with Tradition and Pushes Boundaries...

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone It’s no real surprise that Ben Parsons would be the chief instigator in a movement to change Colorado’s beverage distribution laws....

Adapted Space Technology Promises Huge Benefits for Wineries and Breweries

Advanced bio-technology can significantly reduce the cost of water treatment for wineries and make them more sustainable by reducing their energy consumption. According to Matt...

New Laws Set Tennessee Wine Industry to Emerge from the Shadow...

After a long struggle and compromise, the bill allowing wine in Tennessee grocery stores have left the legislature and been sent to Governor Bill...

Wine Regions Lay Road to Sustainability

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone  Sonoma County intends to be the first wine region in California – and throughout the US – to market its wines...