One Man’s Idea Becomes Leading Filtration and Remediation Solution for Wine Industry

The method Tudhope developed worked so well, he started VA Filtration South Africa in 1999 to focus on vinegar removal for wineries in the Western Cape. 

Consumer Behavior Data Now Accessible for Efficient Wine Marketing

“The wine industry has been obfuscated by their data sources given the traditional three tier distribution system,” says Mabray. “Consumer behavior and the foundation of how consumers buy is not apparent to wineries, so we (Emetry) come in as kind of data miners, gather wells of data, clean them up, and put them in a data lake.”

A Pathway to Success in the Three-Tier System for Small and Medium Brands

Rosen said, “through data and boots on the ground we support the independent brand, because frankly the distributor doesn’t have the time nor inclination.”

A Closure for Wines Committed to Quality and Sustainability

To call DIAM a cork company is tells only part of the story. The technology they have developed relies on the efficiency of natural cork as a closure, but works to eliminate the inconsistencies in natural cork that can lead to flaws in wine.

Afternoon Brief, November 21

Judge Rules for Neighbors in Dispute Over Changes at Beringer in St. Helena:

A Combined Authentication and Marketing Solution for Wine and Spirits

The idea of Prosurix, a counterfeit detection software, came to long-time wine and spirits retailer Steve Glamuzina about four years ago when he heard about the counterfeiting of the famed Italian wine, Sassicaia, and rampant counterfeiting of other collectible and expensive wines.

Five Wine Businesses Recognized for Their Innovative Advances for the Wine Industry

Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and service innovation that is essential for the advancement and prosperity of the wine industry. The winners of Wine Industry Network’s seventh […]

Afternoon Brief, September 25th

Oregon Moves to Protect Wine From False Labels: Oregon pinot noir is so popular that some winemakers elsewhere are making false links to the states viticultural areas for their own wines, and might be breaking the law, experts testified Monday at a hearing at the Capitol…

Nominations Open for 6th Annual WINnovation Awards

September 25, 2018, Healdsburg, CA – Nominations for the 6th Annual WINnovation Awards presented by the Wine Industry Network opened today. The program is part of the North Bay Business Journal’s (NBBJ) Annual Wine, Spirits & Beer Industry Awards (formerly Wine Industry Awards) that will be presented at a special wine industry reception in the […]

New Company Rapidly Changing How 3-Tier Alcohol Distribution Happens

The vast majority of wineries in the US produce less than 5,000 cases, and they’ve been essentially blocked from three-tier distribution because distributor giants focus on the big brands and won’t take on small ones. Cheryl Durzy, Founder and CEO of Liberation Distribution (LibDib) experienced that first-hand from her years managing wholesales for her family’s […]

A Qualitative Sort That Looks Deeper Than Grape Skins

Premium winemakers take great care to call harvest at the ripe time, when the most grapes are at the optimal maturity for the style and variety, but ripeness can be uneven and invisible on the skin. Addressing this issue, Amos Industrie has developed the ingenious Tribaie mechanical grapesorter that separates grapes based on brix level, […]

Biome Makers Wins the WINnovation Award as the Best Innovative Company in the Wine Business

The company based in San Francisco (CA) has received the award from the Wine Industry Network for WineSeq®, its DNA ultra-sequencing tool that improves precision enology Biome Makers is pleased to announce that it has been awarded by the Wine Industry Network (WIN) with the award that recognizes the most innovative industry suppliers and service professionals, with the […]

WINnovation and Wine Industry Awards Reception

The fifth annual Wine Industry Awards and WINnovation Awards recognize outstanding individuals and suppliers for their innovation and leadership in the wine industry. WINnovation Awards were created by Wine Industry Network (WIN) to recognize the most innovative industry suppliers and service professionals, with the goal of celebrating the spirit of creativity and leadership. These awards honor […]

Innovative Thinking Yields a Third Way for White-Winemaking

Cilyo®, a new technique with several positive impacts including reducing the need of fining agents for must protection and the ability to add stabilized and improved press fractions to blends received one a WINnovation Award for its ingenuity and advancement in winemaking processes.

LibDib and the Evolution of the Three-Tier System

LibDib unveils new platform features and proudly accepts a Wine Industry Advisor innovation award San Jose, CA, November 28, 2017 — Liberation DistributionTM (LibDibTM), the first technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform to sell wholesale alcohol, announced today that the company has unveiled new tools and features allowing Makers to make direct […]