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The Wine Industry Advisor is an Online Industry Publication featuring news and articles relevant to the wine industry. Our goal is to be a resource for wine businesses and professionals by providing free access to our knowledge base articles, industry press releases, and daily news. We aim to provide you with the information most relevant to you.

Wine Industry Has Yet to Embrace Full Potential of Social Media...

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There’s little doubt that social media marketing has become a cornerstone of modern-day communications and has revolutionized the way companies across the globe now do business. But if you ask some experts about the wine industry’s utilization of contemporary media platforms, many will opine privately and publicly that there’s lots of room for improvement.

Afternoon Brief, November 6

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Objections May Scuttle Jackson Wine Purchase in McMinnville: Two parties have filed objections to Jackson Family Wines purchase of two mirror-image buildings in a set of three on the campus of the former Evergreen International Aviation...

Afternoon Brief, November 5

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Diageo Sells More Wine Assets and Agrees Argentinian Spirits Partnership: Diageo has sold off more of its wine assets for an amount described as "not material" after deciding earlier this year that wine was "no longer core"...

Afternoon Brief, November 4

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Wine Spectator to Unveil Top 100 Wines of 2015: After tasting more than 18,000 wines from vineyards around the globe, the editors at Wine Spectator are set to release their much-anticipated list of the Top 100 Wines of 2015...

Afternoon Brief, November 3

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US Beverage Industry Expo Announces Conference Schedule and Speakers: US Beverage Expo, the conference that will take on the topic of the new normal in the beverage alcohol industry, has announced the schedule and list of speakers...

Lodi Named Wine Enthusiast’s 2015 “Wine Region of the Year”

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At Wine Enthusiast’s annual Wine Star Awards in New York City January 2016 Lodi to be named the 2015 “Wine Region of the Year” Lodi, CA,...

Afternoon Brief, November 2

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How Gina Gallo Is Keeping the E&J Gallo Winery on Top: Born into the legendary winemaking family pioneered by her grandfather Julio and great-uncle Ernest when they were just teenagers, after a family tragedy (their parents died in a murder-suicide) left them orphans, Gina Gallo's own career blended the commercial and creative sides of the business...

Afternoon Brief, October 30

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Tigner, Reimers Promoted to Top Positions at Jackson Family Wines: Jackson Family Wines on Thursday announced it has promoted two top executives outside the family of founder Jess Jackson to help navigate the Santa Rosa company's future in an increasingly competitive and consolidated marketplace...

Afternoon Brief, October 29

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French Wine Industry's Love Affair with Pesticides Blamed for Worker Health Problems: Wenny Tari knows a thing or two about wine. She and her husband Gabriel have been making it since 1982, when they inherited a vineyard in France's picturesque Languedoc region in the south of the country...

Seattle Wine and Food Experience Is Back – February 20-21, 2016

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Tickets On-Sale for two-day celebration of food, wine and craft beverages October 29, 2015 (Seattle, WA) – The Seattle Wine and Food Experience (SWFE) is...

Afternoon Brief, October 28

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Italy Reclaims Spot as World's Biggest Wine Producer From France: Italy is set to reclaim its spot as the world's biggest wine producer after output in the home of Chianti and Prosecco rebounded from last year, when rain spoiled part of the grape crop...

San Francisco Chronicle Introduces Their New Wine Writer Esther Mobley

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She’s been on the job since August and already written several wine articles and broken stories on SFgate and the San Francisco Chronicle, but...

Afternoon Brief, October 27

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Laser Mapping Data to Boost Wine Industry by Pinpointing Prime Grape Growing Areas: Laser mapping data can help the English wine industry identify the best places to grow grapes, says a UK government department, as it releases the data to the public...

Afternoon Brief, October 26

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Garagiste Movement Gains Momentum: When the Garagiste Festival launched in 2011 in Paso Robles, few people were familiar with the word garagiste, an esoteric term for a small group of French renegade winemakers which had rarely, if ever, been used in association with American winemakers...

Afternoon Brief, October 23

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U.S. Spirits Will Outperform Beer and Wine for the Fourth Consecutive Year in 2015: The U.S. spirits market is expected to expand once again this year, albeit by a modest 1.3% in volume terms, representing its 20th consecutive annual gain, according to Impact Databank...