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Afternoon Brief, July 15

Former Winemaker Pleads No Contest in California Court: Jeffry James Hill, a former Napa Valley winemaker and vineyard manager who was accused of stealing grapes and misrepresenting the origin of wines he sold to consumers and to other winemakers, pleaded no contest on Tuesday to one count of grand theft

Afternoon Brief, July 14

How Millennials Are Changing The Wine Industry: While the precise dates governing the birth years for the biggest generation in history known as millennials vary, (somewhere between 1976 and 2004), there is no dispute that they love their wine

Afternoon Brief, July 13

Women for WineSense launches Human Resources Roundtable IV: The Napa | Sonoma Chapter of Women for WineSense (WWS) will launch a new group, Human Resources Roundtable IV, on August 5th

Afternoon Brief, July 10

United States set to overtake Australia for NZ wine exports: Winemaker Alex Giesen is tipping the United states to become our biggest export market in one to two years, but it may happen even faster

Afternoon Brief, July 9

2015 Survey of Alcoholic Beverage Preferences in Restaurants: Uncorkd conducted a survey composed of beverage related questions to help uncover consumer alcoholic beverage habits and insight when dining out

Afternoon Brief, July 8

International Sparkling Awards – Italy Launches the First International Award Dedicated to “Sparkling” Wine: The centuries – old traditions and chalices of emotion: the most elegant wine in the world now has an exclusive award.

Zymology Wine Collective Exhibits Top-Scoring Portfolio

Chicago-based wine distributor, Zymology Wine Collective, prides itself on securing a portfolio of top-scoring wine selections, as determined by Wine Spectator. Receiving a score...

Afternoon Brief, July 7

Hops production lags behind the expansion of craft breweries: Iowa’s craft beer brewing industry has been steadily growing, and in some ways is like the resurgence of the wine industry in Iowa.

PR Flacks: Turn On/Tune In to the New World of Radio

by Alan Goldfarb I’ve had an intimate relationship with radio since I was a kid listening in Brooklyn to the the din of Vin Scully’s...

Afternoon Brief, July 6

Alcohol Beverage Segments Finding Common Ground in Legislation and Marketplace: As millennial consumption continues to drive marketplace innovation and all sectors of the alcohol beverage industry are projected to rise, wine, beer, cider and spirits segments may be finding increasing reasons to work together for their proverbial common good.

Afternoon Brief, July 2

Constellation Brands Stock Shoots for the Stars: In case you were wondering, Constellation Brands (STZ) has nothing to do with astronomy, although you may feel like you’re in the night sky after consuming their wine, beer, spirits, and specialty beverages.

Afternoon Brief, July 1

Vinexpo: a New Energy: There was a renewed confidence among wine and spirits professionals at Vinexpo 2015, held in Bordeaux, France from June 14-18.

Afternoon Brief, June 30

Strategic analysis of the next five years for the Australian wine sector: Australia’s $4.2 billion wine sector’s recent growth has been promising, and its future will be the subject of robust discussion when the country’s leading wine grape growers, winemakers, suppliers and marketers meet for a landmark three-day event in Adelaide in July.

Her Side of the Story: Lessons & Insights from Central Coast...

By Laura Ness While their ranks are steadily growing, women winemakers are still relatively rare in California, with about 10% of the total. One region...

Afternoon Brief, June 29

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act gets introduced in the House: We've never seen the brewing associations so giddy and agreeable about a piece of legislation before, but both the Brewers Association (the trade association dedicated to craft brewers) and the Beer Institute (a trade association representing big brewers, beer importers and supply industries) jointly applauded the introduction of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903) in the U.S. House of Representatives last week...
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