Home Authors Posts by Editor

Editor

2306 POSTS 21 COMMENTS
The Wine Industry Advisor is an Online Industry Publication featuring news and articles relevant to the wine industry. Our goal is to be a resource for wine businesses and professionals by providing free access to our knowledge base articles, industry press releases, and daily news. We aim to provide you with the information most relevant to you.

Wine Industry Embracing Technology and Innovation to Drive Sales

There will be numerous changes that history will associate with 2020. For those involved in the wine industry, maybe the one that will best define the year is pivoting, adjusting on the fly to the additional ways to effectively do business...

Afternoon Brief, August 24

Napa, North Bay Growers Face a Softened, Fluid Market for Premium Grapes: Napa Valley’s growers are going into harvest now punctuated by fire with as uncertain a market for their grapes as there’s ever been, industry experts say...

Afternoon Brief, August 21

Wineries Harvest While Wine Country Burns: Large swathes of California continued to burn on Thursday from fires ignited by more than 10,000 lightning strikes. Firefighters are desperately overworked. Yet, even as homes and a hospital were evacuated, many wineries report clear skies and no smoke in the vineyard...

Introducing The Independent Distributor Network: WIN Insiders with David Browne, V.P....

This edition of Wine Industry Network’s Insider Series focuses on the launch of the Independent Distributor Network (IDN). The newly launched organization was established to...

Afternoon Brief, August 20

Wildfires Rage in Multiple California Wine Regions: Blazes in Napa, Sonoma, Santa Cruz and Santa Lucia are burning out of control, threatening wineries, vineyards and thousands of homes...

Afternoon Brief, August 19

Hennessey Fire Threatens Napa's Oldest Family-Owned Winery: There’s a saying in Aimee Sunseri’s family: never skip a harvest. It’s perhaps especially poignant advice because six generations’ worth of winemakers and grape growers have heeded it...

Afternoon Brief, August 18

Fire Threatens Napa Vineyards: Growers and producers are on the alert in California's wine country as fire rears its head again...

Afternoon Brief, August 17

Pioneering Study ‘Fingerprints’ Russian River Valley Sites: A breakthrough study into the relationship between wine and terroir found samples of Pinot Noir taken immediately after fermentation could be identified as to which of five Russian River Valley sub-zones they came from based on the clusters of chemical elements in each wine…

COVID-19 Restrictions Pushes East Coast Wineries Toward Reservation-Only Business Model

With tasting rooms and most wholesale accounts closed, wineries up and down the East Coast limped along early the COVID-19 pandemic, surviving on some combination of wine clubs, online sales, and curbside pickup through the slower spring months...

Afternoon Brief, August 14

Road Ahead for Wine Business: Here's a highlight from a panel discussion with North Coast business, law and financial experts during the Business Journals 20th annual Wine Industry Conference...

Learning & Tips in Wines Product Development

by Ana Ferreira The new social and economic environment created by Covid-19 is accelerating dramatic changes on what and how consumers buy. The habits of...

Afternoon Brief, August 13

No Relief for U.S. Wine Consumers - Tariffs on European Wines Remain in Place: Trade Representative says 25 percent duties will remain in place for most French, Spanish and German wines; importers and merchants say the tariffs are killing American jobs...

Afternoon Brief, August 12

Wineries Worry About Impact of Water Rules: A new statewide order affecting how wineries dispose of water could undermine existing regional solutions, winery owners and their advocates say, and would impose new costs as the wine business struggles with tasting room closures and other measures intended to assure employee safety...

Afternoon Brief, August 11

COVID Online Wine Boom Fizzles Out: The Covid-inspired online wine sales increase continues, but it is running out of steam...

Living Large: Supersizing Barrels for a Subtler Impact

The two standard sizes for wine barrels, 225 liter/59 gallon barrels, also called a barrique bordeleaise, and its Burgundy counterpart, 228L/60 gallons, have been with us for centuries, and are not about to go out of style any time soon...