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Afternoon Brief, November 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Spectator to Unveil Top 100 Wines of 2017 After tasting more than 16,000 wines from vineyards around...

Afternoon Brief, June 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Increased Competition for Labor Leaves Wine Hanging The numbers don't lie: there has been a steady loss off...

Afternoon Brief, January 27

TCA Cork Tainted Wines Remain Low, but Screwcaps Stay Strong: Now that we've finished our annual look back at cork performance in Wine Spectator's Napa office blind tastings from the past year, it appears the incidence of cork taint has remained near last year's all-time low...

Afternoon Brief, July 26

Winemakers’ Push for Stricter Label Rules Fraught with Unintended Consequences: A federal proposal that California winemakers and legislators hope will tighten labeling rules for wine in the state also will have unintended consequences, a law professor said during a recent interview...

Afternoon Brief, June 2

North Coast Grape Crop Appears ‘Normal’ in Size at Critical Growth Stage: Winemakers across the North Coast are reporting a relatively normal grape-growing season so far as the crop moves into the crucial stage from flowering to fruit set...

Afternoon Brief May 19

Native Plants Reduce Need for Vineyard Water, Pesticide Usage: Scientists in eastern Washington are finding drought-tolerant alternatives to roses at the end of vineyard rows that not only save on water, but increase predators of pests that are harmful to crops ...

Afternoon Brief, November 23

U.S. Marshals to Sell Thousands of Bottles of Wine from Rudy Kurniawan Case: The U.S. Marshals will auction approximately 4,711 bottles of wine, deemed authentic, that belonged to Rudy Kurniawan, the man convicted of fraud in federal court in 2013 for producing and selling millions of dollars of counterfeit wine...

Afternoon Brief, September 2

The Demand for Sustainability Resonates with the Wine Industry: Sustainability in vineyard operations and wine making is nothing new. For many wineries it has been an integrated, albeit unspoken, part of their operating philosophies for years, but the growing awareness and demand for sustainability from consumers has created new challenges and opportunities for wineries...

Afternoon Brief, August 14

District Attorney files environmental lawsuit against Sebastopol winery owner Paul Hobbs: A series of environmental and regulatory blunders that brought unfavorable attention to Sebastopol winery owner Paul Hobbs in recent years could cost the renowned winemaker millions of dollars in civil penalties...

Afternoon Brief, July 24

Women for WineSense to Hold Networking Mixer at St. Clair Brown Winery: The Napa/Sonoma chapter of Women for WineSense (WWS) will host a professional networking event, at St. Clair Brown Winery in Napa on Thursday, August 14, 2014, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., open to the public. Guests will enjoy a showcase of nine wines, paired with appetizer bites from the garden created by Executive Chef Norma Whitt...

Afternoon Brief, April 24

Pernod Ricard to buy California winery Kenwood: Jacob's Creek owner Pernod Ricard has signed a deal to acquire Kenwood Vineyards in California as it looks to premium wine to help it achieve 'critical mass' in the US...