Wine Industry Spotlights

DAOU: Where Everything Is Selected to Achieve the Highest Quality

Winemaker Daniel Daou and his brother built the magnificent DAOU winery on top of DAOU Mountain in the western hills of Paso Robles, not for the...

Industry Leader Addresses Winery Labor Shortage with Automation Options

In this day of labor shortage, wineries are seeking solutions to manage this difficult situation. A-B-C Packaging helps wineries looking to reduce labor, eliminate...

A Wine Analyzer Designed to Meet Current and Future Winemaking Needs

The winemaking process is an art that has been perfected over many years; quality has always been at the center of this process, but...

Oak Research Continues to Yield New Precision Oenology Tools

The phenolic and aromatic compounds affecting wine profiles make up only 5-10% of untoasted oak, and those compounds can vary widely not just between...

USA Wine Ratings: Wines Judged on Quality, Value and Packaging

The newly announced USA Wine Ratings will take place in San Francisco, California on July 23-24, 2018. The event is already generating buzz within the wine industry because this awards competition will use an entirely new benchmark for judging wines. In contrast to the traditional wine scoring system, which only rewards winemaking ability, the new scoring system of the USA Wine Ratings will use a weighting of three different criteria: Quality, Value and Packaging.

Custom Crush Facility Couples State of the Art Equipment with Unique...

Imagine a world where you can have it all. You are able to craft beautiful, high-end artisan wines in a pristine, well run production facility...

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Custom Crush Winery Adds Hospitality and DTC Services for Clients

“Sugarloaf Crush offers a top-of-the-line production environment, but the added hospitality services are the clincher,” says winemaker Ted Weisser, who makes his Satyre brand at Sugarloaf and is now spearheading the new Sonoma Vintners Studio at Sugarloaf Crush.

Wine Industry Conference to Explore Impact of Cannabis in Central Coast

When Californians voted to legalize recreational marijuana on November 8, 2016, there may have been a common assumption among many that pot smokers and...

Message for Wine Industry on Effective Marketing: “It’s Not All About...

Elizabeth “E” Slater may be small in stature (she’s 4’ 10”), but she packs a wallop of a message for the wine industry on...

Grow Your Bulk & Private Label Business in USA

Book Before March 20 and Get 2 Day Conference Pass Included. This year’s International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show will focus on ways that market...

Dialing in Precision Gas Management with JUCLAS’ New MASTERMIND® REMOVE PLUS...

JUCLAS is proud to announce the release of their new gas management system, MASTERMIND® REMOVE PLUS, which allows the winemaker to remove dissolved oxygen...

Inspired Oenological Staves Deliver Precision and Consistent Results

Building on 20 years of innovation and expertise in the interaction between oak and wine, Vivelys has expanded their oak solutions range with the...

New Precision Carbonation System from VA Filtration

VA Filtration has just introduced its new precision carbonation system at the Unified Symposium. The PreCarb system, called the Carbonator, is a diffusion-based CO2...

Bottle Design Company “Keeps the Dream Alive” in Napa with State...

When Stu McFarland teamed up with his brother in law to do wine bottle designs in a repurposed chicken coop nearly 26 years ago, he probably couldn’t have envisioned the way that endeavor would grow and prosper.