Wine Business Editorial

Turning Holiday Gift Memberships into Loyal Club Members

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How to gather and leverage consumer data during the wine gift-giving season. —Chris Towt, co-founder and chief executive officer of VineSpring Club memberships are an...

Wine Competitions—Worth It?

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Winemakers weigh the pros, cons, and relevancy of wine competitions in the modern market.  —Robin Shreeves A tasting room lined with award-winning bottles, glittering with bronze,...

Winemakers Are Slashing Sulfites—Without Sacrificing Quality

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Efforts for lowering sulfite levels go beyond consumer demand. It's also raised the bar on thoughtful farming and winemaking practices. —Kathleen Willcox In their most basic...

Op Ed: Wine Consumer Preferences Are a Reflection of the Industry

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Consumers are not stupid. There, that's the crux of this entire op-ed. Although I do have something to add: If consumers are stupid, it's only...

PET Bottles—The Future of Wine Packaging

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Between supply chain issues, sustainability initiatives, and an increase in the DtC market space, producers are investing in the light-weight alternative wine bottle. —Jeff Siegel The...

Robin and Andrea McBride—Committed to Innovation and Accessibility

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A brand built on transforming the industry, leading by example, and cultivating community—"one delicious glass of wine at a time." —Chasity Cooper You’ve more than likely...

Wildfires Threaten to Upend Crop Insurance

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California wildfires are threatening to upend crop insurance for vineyards as smoke threatens grape production in another record-breaking wildfire year in the U.S. —Jack Roudebush,...

Old & Obscure Is New & Cool in Wine Country

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As climate change charts new, unpredictable temperature and weather patterns, the pursuit of outstanding wine means turning to lesser-known grape varieties.  —Kathleen Willcox Old, rare grape...

Turning the Tables on Catherine Fallis—Master Sommelier, educator, wine critic, and...

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I met Catherine several years ago at Willamette Valley’s Pinot Noir Auction, where her talent for tasting and pure professionalism impressed from the start....

Experts Answer—State of the Wine Industry

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This Expert Q & A features Brian Clements, vice president and partner of Turrentine Brokerage, and Dale Stratton, president of Wine Market Council, both...

The History in My Glass of Wine – PGI and PDO...

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Have you ever poured a glass of wine so impressive you felt the urge to discover its origins? That’s indicated on the bottle label,...

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...