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Distinguished Winemaker Chuck Hovey Remembered in Calaveras County

Murphys, CA -​ Chuck Hovey, visionary and instrumental member of the Calaveras wine industry passed away on Tuesday, July 30th. Hovey suffered a massive stroke...

California Vintners Gear Up for 2019 Harvest

Behind the Scenes with Winemakers and Vineyard Managers SAN FRANCISCO — Long hours. Seven-day work weeks. Grape-stained clothing, boots and skin. These are just a...

Afternoon Brief, August 7

Winery Lawsuit Ramps Up the Drama: The Bryant lawsuit bursts into life as both sides - and the wine media - trade blows...

Afternoon Brief, August 6

US Remains ‘Most Attractive’ Wine Market, According to New Report: The US has again topped the list as the most attractive wine market in the world, though the sustained volume growth of the past decade has largely subsided, according to Wine Intelligences Global Compass 2019 report...

Afternoon Brief, August 5

Why Women in the Wine Industry Stay Silent About Abuse: An industry veteran examines the structures that she says are keeping victims quiet-and provides a framework for moving forward...

Afternoon Brief, August 2

Diamond Creek Owner Adelle 'Boots' Brounstein Dies at 92: Adelle Boots Brounstein, who cofounded Napa Valley’s legendary Diamond Creek winery with her husband, Al, and helped guide the winery for more than half a century, died July 31 following a brief illness. She was 92 ...

Afternoon Brief, August 1

How Napa County Seeks to Streamline the Winery Permit Process - Recently, local members of the wine industry in Napa County have been actively engaged with county government in discussions regarding ways to streamline the winery use permit process. Frustrated with the cost and lengthy time frames associated with the current process, local vintners have been ...

3rd Annual Wine & Weed Symposium One Week Away

Healdsburg, CA, May 15th, 2019 – There’s only one week left to register for the 3rd Annual Wine & Weed Symposium, on August 8th...

Afternoon Brief, July 31

Sonoma Wine Auction Co-Chairs Gina Gallo and Chris Jackson Spill the Beans: As we eagerly anticipate the 2019 Sonoma Wine Auction, to be held September 1921, we thought it would be illuminating to learn a little more about this year’s co-chairs, Gina Gallo and Chris Jackson, who happen to be from two of the most influential, long term Sonoma wine families ...

Sonoma Wine Auction Co-Chairs Gina Gallo and Chris Jackson Spill the...

As we eagerly anticipate the 2019 Sonoma Wine Auction, to be held September 19—21, we thought it would be illuminating to learn a little more about this year’s co-chairs, Gina Gallo and Chris Jackson, who happen to be from two of the most influential, long term Sonoma wine families.  They also happen to be the two largest landowning families in terms of vineyards.

Afternoon Brief, July 30

The Winery Wedding Industrial Complex Doesn’t Care if You Have Objections: The greatest bartending move of all time is reported in the New Testament. In the Gospel of John (2:1-11), Jesus is at a party in Cana, chilling with his disciples, when his mother tells him they’ve run out of wine. Lo and behold, he turns their water into wine ...

Afternoon Brief, July 29

Wine in Cans Could Be 10% of Category Says Free Flow Wines: Free Flow Wines are betting big on the continued growth of alternative sustainable wine packaging with an investment of around $10 million in a new state-of the-art 58,000 square foot facility in Sonoma. The facility is designed from the ground up to support Free Flow Wines projected growth of both their kegging and canning business ...

Wine in Cans Could Be 10% of Category Says Free Flow...

Free Flow Wines are betting big on the continued growth of alternative sustainable wine packaging with an investment of around $10 million in a...

Afternoon Brief, July 26

Pushing Back Against "Burgundian" Wine: Talking about wine isn't always easy. Finding the accurate words to describe what's in a glass can be intimidating and challenging all at once. However, nothing disservices the explanation of a wine more than using another region to describe its profile...

Free Flow Wines Celebrates Milestone 10 Year Anniversary, Announces Leadership Changes...

Wineries, distributors and restaurateurs nationwide are recognized for their sustainability achievements at Free Flow Wines’ KEGGY Awards ceremony and 10 Year Anniversary Celebration. Sonoma, CA, July 26th,...