Afternoon Brief, April 15

The Best AVA Not on the Label: If you want some great Syrah, I’m going to tell you about a place that grows it. The wines are fascinating – complex and not fruit-driven – and a true product of their unique terroir. But the region might break the American Viticultural Area system…

Afternoon Brief, March 10

Brain Protein Could Hold Alcoholism Cure: A study, led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, found that the naturally-occurring brain protein called Neuropeptide Y, or NPY, was capable of suppressing binge alcohol drinking in mice…

Afternoon Brief, June 19

Economics driving California wineries to Pacific NorthWest:
Speculation creeps into the conversation every time a large California winery snaps up a smaller operation and sets up shop in Oregon or Washington: The big outfits figure climate change eventually will make California too hot and dry to grow premium wine grapes, so they are moving to better conditions in the Pacific Northwest…

Afternoon Brief, Jan. 23

Trending Story: Passion In The Tasting Room – How To Inspire It In Your Staff and In Your Customers In order to inspire passion in your customers about your wines, you must first inspire passion in your tasting room staff. Thorough training is essential… Today’s News M.A. Silva USA First Cork Supplier in U.S. to […]