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Afternoon Brief, December 13th

Study Reveals More Than Half of Wines Sold on the British High Street Contain Toxic Chemicals: Unsuspecting members of the public could be sipping down toxic chemicals as they enjoy their favorite tipple this Christmas. That's because wines sold on the British high street by the likes of Sainsbury's, Marks and Spencer and Asda contain cancer-causing pesticides, a study shows...

Afternoon Brief, December 12th

DRINKS Partners with Sovos to Offer a  Full-Service Solution for Wineries and Alcohol Retailers on Shopify: New partnership streamlines e-commerce alcohol sales, tax compliance and reporting by integrating the best-in-class solutions for alcohol merchants...

Okanagan Crush Pad Winery Achieves New Milestones in Environmental Stewardship

Okanagan Crush Pad Winery (OCP) proudly celebrates two remarkable environmental achievements, solidifying its position as a leader in sustainable winemaking. October 30th - OCP has become...

Afternoon Brief, October 19th

Vintners union vows to stop cheap imports from entering French market and says the government ‘bears a heavy responsibility’...

Afternoon Brief, April 3rd

Remembering Al Scheid, Founder of Scheid Family Wines: It is with great sadness that Scheid Family Wines shares the news of the passing of Al Scheid, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Scheid Family Wines, at the age of 91...

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...

Easy-to-Use Greenhouse Gas Calculator Goes to Work Down Under

As the New Zealand and Australian wine industries look to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, a simple tool, designed in California, is helping...

Afternoon Brief, February 4th

Napa County Planning Commission Endorses Micro-Winery Law: Advocates who say Napa County should make it easier for small farms to create "micro-wineries" have secured backing from the county Planning Commission...

Afternoon Brief, September 28th

Millennials Drive the Sparkling Wine Category: New insight from Wine Intelligence sparkling wine reports shows some consistent patterns emerging across the major ‘anglosphere’ consumption markets of the US, Canada, UK and Australia. As with many Covid-era trends, there appears to be an acceleration of patterns that were already present...

International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA) Welcomes 12 New Applicant Members

IWCA Has Also Onboarded Meridian Institute as Secretariat to Facilitate and Manage Operational Duties and Best Practices Sharing SANTA ROSA, CALIF. & VILAFRANCA DEL PENEDES,...

International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA) Joins United Nations’ Race to...

IWCA becomes the first Race to Zero member representing the wine and agricultural industry SANTA ROSA, CALIF. (March 31, 2021) – International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA) has...

Afternoon Brief, January 26th

As California Returns to Reopening, Some in Wine Country Wonder if It’s Too Soon In Pandemic: Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement Monday that he’s ended the regional stay-at-home order and returned the majority of the state, including the six North Bay counties, back to the purple tier is welcome news to affected businesses. But business leaders are concerned the shutdowns aren’t over...

Afternoon Brief, November 16

Challenging 2020 Harvest Will Yield High Quality California Wines: For the months of September and October, total fast-moving consumer goods sales have slowed to single-digit growth, up 9% compared to the same time period last year...

International Wineries for Climate Action Welcomes New Applicant Members in Mission...

Four more wineries commit to reduce their carbon emissions 80% by 2045 Santa Rosa, CALIF. (January 21, 2020) – International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA)...

Afternoon Brief, January 21

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte Owners Buy Napa’s Flora Springs Winery: Bordeaux's Cathiard family plans to launch a new venture; the Komes and Garvey families will keep the Flora Springs brand and their other vineyards...