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Afternoon Brief June 18

US 'phenomenally thirsty' for wine: experts: The American wine market, already the world's biggest, still has "phenomenal" potential for growth if handled with care, US wine professionals said this week at the world's leading wine fair, Vinexpo...

Vinexpo bridges the world in Asia

BORDEAUX, FRANCE – June 18, 2015 – Asia was one of the major highlights of the 18th edition of Vinexpo 2015 in Bordeaux, and...

Afternoon Brief: June 17

Fine Wine Market Grows 234% in 10 Years: A new report has revealed the increasing popularity of fine wine over the past decade, highlighting growth of 234%...

Afternoon Brief: June 16

Online wine sales make up 5% of the market - but are on the rise: Don't wine about it: Online wine sales accounted for a mere five percent of global sales of whites, reds and roses last year - but are expected to rise sharply, according to a study released Monday at France's Vinexpo wine fair...

Afternoon Brief June 15

New Bill Would Change the Excise Tax Structure for Wineries: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has introduced S. 1562, "The Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015." This bill would amend the current federal excise tax structure for all beverage alcohol. Senator Wyden has been consulting with the various alcohol commodity groups, including WineAmerica over the last few weeks...

Afternoon Brief June 12

Unusual Cool Growing Season Extends Bloom Period for Napa Valley Wine Grapes: Napa Valley’s unusually cool start to the wine grape growing season has extended the stages of flowering and fruit-set for the 2015 vintage by up to three to four weeks, according to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG)...

Afternoon Brief June 11

Breach at Winery Card Processor Missing Link: Missing Link Networks Inc., a credit card processor and point-of-sale vendor that serves a number of wineries in Northern California and elsewhere, disclosed today that a breach of its networks exposed card data for transactions it processed in the month of April 2015...

Afternoon Brief June 10

A surprising market for North Coast wine grapes: The current market for California's North Coast wine grapes is like nothing Brian Clements, vice president of Turrentine Brokerage, Novato, Calif. has seen in 25 years of matching sellers with buyers...

Afternoon Brief June 9

Who Are Fine Wine Buyers Listening To?: Fine wine traders Wine Owners have looked into who fine wine buyers listen to and how they gather opinion before splashing out – or not – on fine wine purchases.

Afternoon Brief: June 8

Auction Napa Valley Has a Legendary Day: Dinner with the stars, fabulous trips abroad and even some wine - it must be Auction Napa Valley time again...

Afternoon Brief: June 5

A Packed Party of Top California Winemakers and Magnums of Their Best Wines: Where can you find some of California’s biggest movers and shakers and a world-class selection of magnums all under the same roof?

Afternoon Brief, June 4

Health Watch: Red Wine Compounds Fight the Common Cold: Employee-lounge snack purveyors, take note: People who consume flavonoids, compounds found in red wine and other plant-based foods, take fewer sick days from work, according to new research from New Zealand...

Afternoon Brief, June 3

Massive Wine Fraud Sting Nets Prominent Canadian Industry Figures: Montréal police arrested 12 individuals, many in the wine industry, last month in what authorities are calling "one of the most [significant] tax-evasion schemes referring to alcohol contraband in Quebec."

Afternoon Brief, June 2

Drought Is Bearing Fruit for Washington Wineries: American wine, for all the hype and hyperbole in recent years about Idaho rieslings or Pennsylvania pinot noirs, is still overwhelmingly a California thing...

Afternoon Brief, June 1

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Cooling temperatures slow crop development and lengthen bloom for Napa Valley grower "In mid-April, vine development was maybe one to...
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