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As East Coast Wine Industry Grows, So Too Wine Education Programs

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New community college programs provide practical training in skills required by local wine industry. —Robin Shreeves The East Coast wine industry is growing—and finding itself increasingly...

Experts Answer—How to Boost your Bulk Wine Business

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This Expert Q & A features Caterina Tucci, executive MBA at ESADE, who will be speaking at this year's WINExpo, scheduled for December 2,...

Who Are the Thracians and Why Wine Was an Integral Part...

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The Thracians are an ethno-cultural community veiled in mystery. They settled on the Balkan Peninsula - the lands of present-day Bulgaria and parts of...

Flash Deténte and Cryo-Maceraction Save Tough Vintages

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How high-tech, intervention winemaking can actually boost wine quality. —Kathleen Willcox Advocates of low-intervention winemaking posit a wine should be an expression of all the good...

Terraview Delivers Accurate Yield Estimation for the Wine World

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2021 is projected to be the year with historically lowest global wine production due to unfavorable weather in Europe's wine-growing regions. This year the production...

Business Strategy Behind The Wine Group’s Partnership With MPL Brands NV

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Hard seltzer's growth has slowed, and you’re a wine company trying to reach younger consumers—what do you do? —Jeff Siegel If you’re The Wine Group, you...

‘The Best Red Grape I’ve Ever Grown’—East Coast Winemakers’ Success with...

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An Italian grape-growing experiment shows potential for quality grape and wine production along the US East Coast. —Robin Shreeves The US’s first commercial wines of the...

Winemaking Barrel Trial: Free SO2 & Potential Wine Quality Impacts

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Barrel-by-barrel sampling of free SO2 can potentially help winemakers prevent unnecessary and expensive barrel downgrades. —David Sommer, CTO, BarrelWise Technologies Free sulfur dioxide (SO2) is unique amongst...

As Restaurants Reopen, Sommeliers Re-Envision Wine Lists

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What producers need to know to get their wines into the hospitality sector. —Melanie Young Restaurants closed throughout much of 2020 when the novel coronavirus caused...

British Columbia 2021 Vintage Report: Okanagan Winemakers Optimistic After Difficult Growing...

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A difficult growing year for the Okanagan Valley to produce superbly flavorful Canadian wine. —Andrew Monro Wineries and vineyards in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley are optimistic...

Artificial Intelligence in the Vineyard

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Adopting this new vineyard technology is critical to the California grape industry. —Tom Shapland, PhD, CEO and cofounder of Tule Technologies Anything humans can observe with...

Winemakers, Distributors Experiment with Supply Chain & Carbon-Shrinking Shortcuts

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Whether shipping wine across the globe in giant bladders, or biking a bottle down the street, there’s likely a way to make the trip...

The Great Supply Chain Kerfuffle of 2021

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Delays in deliveries are affecting viticulture and winemaking procedures, product launches, and limiting consumers' options during the peak of holiday wine-buying. —Jeff Siegel Brian Talley ordered...

How to Boost Wine Club Membership

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An increase in wine club convenience equates to an increase in wine club members and membership retention. —Zach Kamphuis, general manager, Commerce7 Why should a consumer...

Texas 2021 Harvest Report: Low Quantity, High Quality

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Amid shortages, new grower contracts, and experimental varieties, Texas vintners hail the 2021 vintage as excellent. —Kathleen Willcox Texas vintners experienced a vintage filled with unexpectedly...