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Afternoon Brief, August 9

North Coast Wine Industry Finds Potential Cannabis Business Ventures Appealing: Last year when Francis Ford Coppola unveiled a cannabis product line to go with his wine and hospitality empire, the famed film director was stepping into the unknown. The traditionally hidebound North Coast premium wine sector had held the emerging cannabis industry at arm's length, especially in Napa County, because of the stigma of stoners as well as state and federal regulatory concerns...

Afternoon Brief, August 7

Winery Lawsuit Ramps Up the Drama: The Bryant lawsuit bursts into life as both sides - and the wine media - trade blows...

Afternoon Brief, July 22

New Sources of Revenue for Winery Associations Up for Debate: As historic funding sources dry up and impact marketing budgets, vintner associations look to new ideas to increase revenue. Business Improvement Districts (BID) for the wine industry may be the answer, but change always comes with growing pains...

Afternoon Brief, July 12

How to Stop Losing Half Your New Winery Club Members in First 15 Months: Churn may make great ice cream and butter, but churn in winery club membership can sour a significant source of sales for many North Coast wineries. Yet, modern tools for digesting the increasing flow of sales and consumer data can yield greater long-term revenue, according to marketing experts...

Afternoon Brief, April 19

Wine Executives Debate the Promise and Peril of Millennial Wine Consumers: Top wine executives on Thursday offered differing views on the promise and peril of marketing wine to millennials, who are poised to overtake baby boomers this year as the largest generation in the United States...

Afternoon Brief, December 26

Beer, Spirits, & Wine - Packaged Imports Grow +8.3% by Value Over Last Twelve Months Through October 2018, Packaged Exports Decline -10.3%: Total beverage alcohol imports (including bulk and packaged) grew +7.7% by value over the last twelve months and grew +5.6% by value over the last three months...

Afternoon Brief, August 31

Is Sonoma Reaching 'Peak Wine'? : Wine industry growth has been a rocket for 20 years, its trend line drawn like a mountain incline on U.S. industry graphs. Since 1993, when 370 million gallons of wine were consumed in America, consumption has...

Afternoon Brief, August 15

Searching for the Truth About Smoke Taint: With wildfires still blazing, Tom Jarvis tells you all you need to know about the effect on grapes...

Afternoon Brief, May 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping: Zinfandel and Rosé on the Rise, While Red Blends Underperform Their Peers In January, we...

Afternoon Brief, May 17

C Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Alcohol Industry Pushes Lawmakers to Uncork Excise Tax Relief The alcohol industry is pressing Congress to make permanent...

Afternoon Brief, March 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Robert Haas, Influential American Vintner and Wine Importer, Dies at 90 Robert Haas, one of the leading lights...

Afternoon Brief, February 5

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Winemakers Turn to MIT to Save Pinot Noir in Warming Temperatures Biochemical engineer Jean-Francois Hamel has discovered the...

Afternoon Brief, November 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Using Data to Assess Damage of Wine Country Fires The fires in October were the costliest in California's...

Afternoon Brief, August 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Brandy Boom Sparks Gallo Buyout An unreported surge in brandy sales prompted the wine giant to move for...

Auction of Washington Wines Boosts Research for the Washington Wine Industry

Washington State University receives $278,000 for viticulture and enology research SEATTLE (February 1, 2017) – The Auction of Washington Wines today announced a $278,000 contribution to...