Viticulture

The Farm Bill: Why It Matters to the Wine Industry (WineAmerica)

The Farm Bill is essential to viticulture in America and is always a big ticket agenda item for WineAmerica. By Michael Kaiser Wine is a value-added...

Drip Drop: California’s Water Supply Is Replenishing — But Unevenly

California manages water through an incredibly complex patchwork of federal, state, county, municipal and water district regulation. By Jeff Siegel   Remember the past couple of years...

From Where I Stand: Ed Barr Offers an Insider Perspective from...

Wine industry supplier Ed Barr shares his take on today’s wine troubles.   Ed Barr, president and CEO of not one, but three, equipment and machinery...

Ensuring Resilience: Navigating Wildfire Risks in the Winery Industry (Expert Editorial)

Wineries are working together to ensure properties are fire safe by fostering a resilient, fire-aware community. By Larry Chasin   The winery industry has undergone significant changes...

Cork Harvest 101: Cork Supply Brings Harvest to Life on California...

The bark of a cork tree can only be harvested once every nine years, so opportunities for such demonstrations are few and far between. By...

The Sun Also Rises: Solectrac Shifts Business Model to Remain Relevant

Interim CEO Robin Mackie addresses rumors of the company’s demise. By Alexandra Russell   “I hate for the truth to ruin a good story, but we’re still...

The “Golden Rule”: Communicating Stories of Old Vines

Old vines are an essence of why great wines have always had an enduring appeal. By Randy Caparoso   Just minutes before the virtual awards webinar showcasing...

Eastward, Ho! Winegrowers Embrace England’s Rising Temperatures

England’s wine industry is reaping benefits from climate change. By James O’Connell   Recently Jackson Family Wines, Taittinger, Pommery and the world’s biggest sparkling wine firm, Germany’s...

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Tom Klein — A 35-Year Legacy...

By Laurie Wachter   It’s been 45 years since Tom Klein first set eyes on Rodney Strong winery and vineyards.  He was working at McKinsey & Company...

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Sharon Horton — The Generational Leader...

By Paul Vigna Farming grew on Sharon Horton from the time she started helping her father with the row crops and livestock on their Missouri...

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Krista Chaich — Architect of Change...

By Laurie Wachter   “I’m a behind-the-scenes kind of gal,” says Krista Chaich, executive director of the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association, adding that “I just do...

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Duff Bevill — Propelling Sustainability in...

By Kathleen Willcox  Duff Bevill grew up in Southern California, and says he “couldn’t wait” to “get away from L.A. and get to farmland up...

Wine Industry Advisor’s Top Articles of 2023: Personality Types

In 2023, Wine Industry Advisor continued its mission to provide you — our broad audience of professionals and enthusiasts — the latest, most important...

Wine Industry Advisor’s Top Articles of 2023: Changing Demographics

In 2023, Wine Industry Advisor continued its mission to provide you — our broad audience of professionals and enthusiasts — the latest, most important...

Wine Industry Advisor’s Top Articles of 2023: Viticulture and Winemaking

In 2023, Wine Industry Advisor continued its mission to provide you — our broad audience of professionals and enthusiasts — the latest, most important...