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Afternoon Brief, March 26

New Collective Brings Applied Research, Collaboration to Winemaking Community: Winemakers have been long been among the original experimenters; that is, those willing to employ trial and error methodologies and information gleaned from other colleagues to continually improve their vintages ...

Mudita Cabernet Takes Best of Napa at NCWC 2018

By Laura Ness Mudita Wines almost didn’t enter the 2018 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge. “This win almost didn’t happen,” says Mudita owner, Carol...

New Collective Brings Applied Research, Collaboration to Winemaking Community

Winemakers have been long been among the original experimenters; that is, those willing to employ trial and error methodologies and information gleaned from other colleagues to continually improve their vintages.

Afternoon Brief, March 25

Vineyard Lawsuit a Test for Napa: What is To Kalon? Is it a vineyard, or a fanciful name like The Prisoner? A 2003 lawsuit settlement led to an equivocal decision: it's both.

Turning Technical Mountains into Molehills

Here are five tips to help you successfully undertake your winery’s next technical project and turn that mountain into a molehill.

StackTek Partners with G3 to Offer 187ml Single Servings

StackTek Positioned for Big Year in 2019 - Smart and Stylish Individual Packaging Solution Looks and Feels Like Glass MODESTO, Calif. (March 25, 2019) - With...

Afternoon Brief, March 22

Napa and Sonoma Bottles Rise to the Top of American Wine Lists. Again.: We love to ride a new wave, set a trend, be the vanguard. Headlines scream about the decline of last years fad and the rise of this years hot new thing. Yet if we take a broader perspective and look at something over a longer time, continuity may be more apparent ...

ASEV Selects Dr. Monica Cooper of UC Cooperative Extension to Receive...

Davis, Calif., March 22, 2019...Farm Advisor Dr. Monica Cooper of University of California Cooperative Extension, Napa Valley, is the recipient of the American Society...

ASEV Selects Dr. Sara Spayd of North Carolina State University to...

Davis, Calif., March 21, 2019 - Professor Emerita Dr. Sara Spayd of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, has been selected to receive the American...

Afternoon Brief, March 21

Constellation’s Mondavi Improperly Obtained, Deceptively Use Famed “To Kalon” Designation: Perhaps the most prized vineyard designation in American winemaking is Napa Valleys To Kalon (Greek for the highest beauty), created by pioneering winemaker H.W. Crabb in the late 19th century ...

Experience Rosé Announces 2019 Events

Wine Competition Devoted to All Things Rosé to be Held in May; Winning Wines Presented to Consumers at ‘The Great Rosé Infusion for Summer’...

Smart Packaging, Tech Labels, and Emerging Technology in Marketing the Wine...

As the wine world, like all business sectors, struggles to adapt and adopt emerging technologies in communicating messages to existing and potential customers, Professor Damien Wilson says the base root of the issue may be that we are not communicating the message that the consumer wants to hear.

Afternoon Brief, March 20

How the Flooding Affected Sonoma’s 2019 Vintage: Northern California wineries and vineyards continue to clean up and dry out from the unusually heavy rainfall that hit in late February and caused some of the areas' worst floods in 20 years...

Afternoon Brief, March 19

Vintage Wine Estates Purchases 1,986 Acre Laetitia Winery Estate on the California Central Coast: Vintage Wine Estates has purchased Laetitia Vineyard & Winery. Laetitia, located in the Arroyo Grande AVA, is one of the notable, foundation wineries of the region...

Afternoon Brief, March 18

Constellation Brands May Sell Cheap Wine Brands to Gallo: Constellation Brands may sell off some of its lower-end wine brands to Gallo Winery, according to CNBC. The report comes after Constellation said last month that it may sell up to 40% of its wine brands because they are underperforming...