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Wine Industry Network Founder George Christie Presented with Innovator’s Award

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Wine Industry Network (WIN) founder and CEO George Christie recently received the Innovator Award at the 10th Anniversary Sonoma County Barrel Auction By Kathleen...

Wine and Basketball: Brands Partner with the NBA and WNBA to...

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Leveraging the decades-long link between basketball and wine to attract new consumers By Kathleen Willcox  The business of selling anything, from widgets to wine, to a...

Boosting Brands: How to Grow (and Retain) Sales

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Communication is key if you want to attract new customers — and retain existing ones. By Kathleen Willcox   First you need to sell your wine. Next...

Great North West: Washington Wine Thrives as Other Regions Struggle

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How is the Evergreen State beating the odds in a challenging marketplace? By Kathleen Willcox   There’s always that one person who manages to look like a...

Winning Outreach: Wine Marketing Awards Seek to Inspire and Inform

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Nominations close March 15 for these revived honors. By Kathleen Willcox    Awards are generally designed to recognize and reward excellence, innovation and creativity. The Wine Marketing...

Win Win Wine: How to Build and Broadcast an Authentic Wine-Charity...

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Demonstrating that a nonprofit is everything it seems to be, and establishing just how much support a winery is giving to its cause, is...

Wine’s Most inspiring People 2024: Aaron Lieberman — Walking the Wine...

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By Kathleen Willcox   As any CEO (or parent) worth their salt knows, going out and doing the thing — instead of pontificating about the importance...

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Deborah Brenner — Making the Wine...

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By Kathleen Willcox    Deborah Brenner built her career on creating spaces for and celebrating women in places where, while they weren’t necessarily unwelcome, they certainly...

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

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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...

What Is the New Normal When It Comes to Wine Tastings?

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Is there a way for brands to meet the lofty expectations of guests without scaring them away with sky-high fees? By Kathleen Willcox   In 2019, wine...

Hello Scott Henry: A Second Chance for Troublesome Vines

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How a widely dismissed trellising system can boost productivity and quality By Kathleen Willcox   Wine styles and production methods fall in and out of fashion: just...

Time to Shine: A Second Honeymoon for Hybrid Grapes

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Producers are rethinking their devotion to the nobles. By Kathleen Willcox    The last few years have not been kind to vitis vinifera. Damage from wildfires, hail...

Turning the Tables on Kathleen Willcox

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By Carl Giavanti   Kathleen Willcox is a freelance journalist whose work covers wine, beer, food and culture. She writes for Liquor.com, Wine Searcher, Wine Enthusiast...

Hot Grapes for a Hot (Cold, Hailing, Rainy) World

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The climate is changing, and overall is trending warmer. That trend is “unequivocally” tied to human activity, and is “proceeding at a rate that is...

Out of This World: Wine Aged in Space and Underwater Teaches...

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Winemaking sometimes feels like an Olympic sport. It’s a practice so honed and perfected by training, technology and centuries of experience, the difference between...