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Afternoon Brief, May 1st

Millennials and Gen X Want a Wine Vacation, Not an Education: Research commissioned by a marketing firm may yield new insight into the issue and how to modernize the wine industry for a younger crowd...

Afternoon Brief, April 1st

Global Wine Glut Compounds Headaches for Struggling California Vineyards: Times are getting increasingly tough for many of California's wine grape growers...

Afternoon Brief, March 21st

Sherry-Lehmann’s Park Ave. Landlord Gets OK to Clear Out Booze in $4.8 Million Rent Dispute — After a Year of Collecting Dust: Iconic wine retailer Sherry-Lehmann’s Park Avenue landlord has won permission to finally clear out old shelves, fixtures and leftover bottles of wine at the storied shop — which have been collecting dust for more than a year since it shuttered in scandal...

Afternoon Brief, May 3rd

Body Found at Berkeley Marina Identified as Missing Wine Company Representative from Florida: A man whose body was found Monday evening in the Berkeley Marina was identified by the coroner’s office as a Florida resident recently reported missing by his family and last known to be in the area of the Golden Gate Bridge...

Afternoon Brief, April 17th

Oregon State Researchers Make Breakthrough in Understanding the Chemistry of Wildfire Smoke in Wine: Oregon State University researchers have discovered a new class of compounds that contributes to the ashy or smoky flavors in wine made with grapes exposed to wildfire smoke...

Cakebread Cellars Announces New Winemaker Niki Williams

Napa Valley, CA, April 17, 2023 – Cakebread Cellars is pleased to announce the appointment of Niki Williams as winemaker, effective immediately. Williams will oversee...

Afternoon Brief, March 23rd

Berkeley Man Who Destroyed $250 Million of Wine in Fire Dies: Mark Anderson who embezzled thousands of bottles of wine from his clients and set fire to a warehouse in 2005, destroying 4.5 million bottles of wine worth $250 million, has died...

Afternoon Brief, March 3rd

Foreigners Keep Buying Napa Valley Wineries. But This One Is Different: There’s a controversial consolidation trend in California’s Wine Country, and Florence Cathiard doesn’t skirt around it. She acknowledges that this shift is driven by investments from foreign entities — just like her...

Afternoon Brief, March 2nd

Angelo Sangiacomo, Pioneering Sonoma Winegrower, Dies at 92: Angelo Clement Sangiacomo, a pioneering winegrower who helped revolutionize California grapegrowing and a founding partner of Sangiacomo Family Vineyards, a third generation family business in Sonoma, Calif., has died on Monday, February 27, 2023. He passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 92 years old...

Afternoon Brief, January 4th

Bold Predictions: Insights for Successful Wine Business in 2023:Registration has opened for the 2023 Bold Predictions: Wine Industry Leadership Conference - a FREE virtual event designed to prepare wine business leaders for the year ahead, along with advice on how to best overcome the challenges while taking full advantage of the opportunities...

Afternoon Brief, November 18th

Flooding in South-East Australia Set to Hit Wine Production: Wine producers in south-east Australia have been taking stock of flood damage and some fear significantly reduced yields, although the total proportion of vineyards affected remains unclear...

Afternoon Brief, November 11th

Sonoma County Vintner Offers Farmworkers ‘Hazard Pay’ During Smoky Days: A Sonoma County wine and food venture has committed to paying farmworkers more for going out into smoky or other potentially hazardous conditions to pick grapes or other make-or-break tasks...

Cakebread Cellars Becomes Official Silver Member of IWCA

November 11th - When International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA) was founded by Familia Torres of Spain and Jackson Family Wines of California in...

Afternoon Brief, August 15th

Smoke Threatens to Choke Bordeaux: Earlier this summer on July 12, Bordeaux faced down its first fire which went on to consume over 14,000 hectares in 12 days. Fast-forward a month and Bordeaux is back battling another blaze raging through Landes forest that has been described by various media outlets as monstrous...

Cakebread Cellars Appoints New Vice President of Culture and Talent Development,...

Napa Valley, CA (August 15, 2022) – The Cakebread Cellars family is pleased to announce the appointment of Gina Charbonneau as Vice President of Culture...