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Oregon Tempranillo Alliance to Host 5th Annual Oregon Tempranillo Celebration in...

Grand Tasting is Opportunity to Sample the Best Tempranillo Wines from Around Oregon For Immediate Release - December 3, 2019, Ashland, OR The Oregon Tempranillo Alliance (OTA) announced that...

Give the Ultimate Gift for Cabernet Enthusiasts: Tickets Now Available for...

Event provides VIP Access to Iconic Stags Leap District Wineries and Vintners, April 24-26, 2020   An unrivaled opportunity to explore one of Napa Valley’s most...

Afternoon Brief, December 2

Taking the Direct Route to Wine: Direct to Consumer (DtC) sales are rapidly growing in the US as more states relax their rules, benefiting both producer and consumer alike. However, treasury departments nationwide also stand to benefit from the host of taxes, fees, licenses and permits that individual states can impose ...

Afternoon Brief, November 27

Thanksgiving ‘Biggest Opportunity’ for Wine in US On-Trade Nielsen Shows: According to the Nielsen CGA Channel Strategy Report 2019 and Nielsen CGA On-Premise User Survey (OPUS) 2019, wine sales outperforms spirits, beer, cocktails and soft drinks during the week of Thanksgiving, with 39% of US consumers choosing to drink wine when out-of-home during the November holiday ...

Afternoon Brief, November 26

The Ups and Downs of the 2019 Global Bulk Wine Market: In anticipation of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition (WBWE) in Amsterdam this coming December 2-3, the California-based global wine and grape broker, Ciatti, released its 2019 harvest and bulk wine report...

Afternoon Brief, November 25

A Historic Harvest and a Changing Market: Napa's Growers Navigate Grape Glut: They're the classic drivers of any market: supply and demand. Experts say that unfavorable conditions in both have presented the region's wine industry with a grape glut - a challenge in the form of oversupply...

Afternoon Brief, November 22

In Napa Valley, Winemakers Fight Climate Change on All Fronts: Every wine region has had to deal with some manifestation of climate change, but few have had to deal with as many devastating consequences as Napa Valley. On Labor Day 2017, as the weeks-long harvest was getting underway, the temperature reached 43 deg C here in the heart of cabernet sauvignon country ...

Innovation Advances Natural Cork Consistency and Quality

Innovation Advances Natural Cork Consistency and Quality: The SARA ADVANCED® process is unique in its meticulous treatment of corks, and has created a product that virtually takes away the guesswork of using natural corks.

Afternoon Brief, November 21

Three Perspectives on the Challenges of the North Coast Wine Industry: Dire warnings, cautions, and stories winegrowers beginning to feel the pinch of a stagnating wine market have emerged through the harvest season. It's clear, growers and winemakers may have to make hard adjustments for the 2020 market conditions ...

Bolstering Grapevines to Handle the Effects of Climate Change

Bolstering Grapevines to Handle the Effects of Climate Change: BluVite (pronounced bloo veetay) was developed in Italy by BluAgri about 10 years ago to help grape growers deal with the inevitability of climate change. Enartis USA began trialing it here in the US in 2018.

Three Perspectives on the Challenges of the North Coast Wine Industry

Three Perspectives on the Challenges of the North Coast Wine Industry: Dire warnings, cautions, and stories of winegrowers beginning to feel the pinch of a stagnating wine market have emerged through the harvest season.

Afternoon Brief, November 20

The Vineyard House Asks Court for an Injunction to Prevent Constellation Brands from Misleading Consumers with To Kalon Labeled Wines: The Vineyard House, LLC (TVH) filed a motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, Inc. from selling wines labeled under the brand name To Kalon Vineyard Company, alleging that Constellation was misleading consumers ...

Pharmaceutical Technology Adapted for Winemaking Advances Wine Quality

“It eliminates the labor of punch down, not to mention cross contamination problems in cellar environments,” Smith reports. “This machine pays for itself in one season.”

Afternoon Brief, November 19

E. & J. Gallo Winery Purchases Napa's Pahlmeyer Winery: E. & J. Gallo, the Modesto-based wine giant, has purchased yet another Napa Valley brand: Pahlmeyer Winery. The acquisition is the latest for Gallo, already the world's largest winery...

Gathering the Sonoma Wine Industry After the Fires

The Kincade Fire struck the Geysers in northern Sonoma County two years and two weeks after the Tubbs fire started in Calistoga. The two fires were both blown southwest by high winds. While the Tubbs fire moved into populated Santa Rosa, the Kincade Fire threatened agricultural areas belonging to winegrowers and wineries.