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08/08/14

With the launch of ShipCompliant's LabelVision tool, all text and information embedded in the more than 1.5 million federally approved alcohol beverage labels going back 20 years is now accessible and searchable. LabelVision's robust search capability and alert features will make investigations into potential trademark and brand infringement as well as robust market research easily undertaken by alcohol beverage companies, attorneys, market analysts, researchers, graphic designers and government regulators

08/08/14

... proposes to expand the approximately 33,380-acre ''Sta. Rita Hills'' viticultural area in Santa Barbara County, California, by

08/08/14

Aug. 20 conference includes speakers from Purple Wine Co., Terlato, Opus One, Don Sebastiani & Sons, Plumpjack and CADE wineries

08/08/14

In addition to prison time, Mr. Kurniawan was ordered to forfeit $20 million and to pay more than $28 million in restitution to his victims. Mr. Kurniawan, a native of Indonesia who has been living illegally in the United States, faces deportation after the completion of his sentence

08/08/14

Kremlin decree restricts EU and American products for up to one year, while acknowledging move may lead to food price rises

08/08/14

From this side of the Atlantic relations between Cuba and the United States would hardly be described as friendly. But, as Katherine Canfield, explains there is far more bridge building going on than you might think. Here she looks at how the Californian wine industry is looking to promote its wines to the Cuban wine trade

08/08/14

Beijing may be better known for its pollution than its bucolic charms. But that isn't stopping the government from trying to develop a rural region northwest of the city into a Napa Valley-style attraction

08/08/14

Ontario's wine industry has grown rapidly from a promising, local curiosity to a burgeoning international presence, and the Wine Council of Ontario is working to ensure that the industry's management of natural resources can keep pace. Utilizing the expertise of the BLOOM Centre as an enabler and facilitator, the Wine Council is turning Ontario's wine sector into a hotbed for sustainable water innovation.

08/08/14

V2 Wine Group is pleased to announce the appointment of wine industry veteran Taylor Craft as Division Vice President, West. Taylor, who has 25 years of wine experience, joins V2 Wine Group in this newly created key management position. He will report to Scott Ericson, Senior Vice President of National Sales.

08/08/14

McGah Family Cellars, an award-winning Napa Valley winery, has partnered with two new distributors to expand its national market presence.

08/08/14

Dolan Wine Business Consulting is pleased to be the sole sponsor of the "Connect with the Women for WineSense Community II", a major Women for WineSense Napa-Sonoma chapter event, taking place at St. Clair Brown Winery in Napa, August 14th from 6:00-8:30 pm.

08/08/14

Russia's newly announced sanctions against food imports from some Western nations are being seen as a tit-for-tat response to stepped-up U.S. and European sanctions against Russian business interests, as the ongoing crisis in Ukraine deepens.

08/08/14

The Huffington Post offers a revealing look behind the scenes at the brainchild of Bronco Wines' owner Fred Franzia. The piece is anything but fawning, concluding: "...to make $2 wine one must compromise all sense of integrity and quality..."

08/08/14

Children of Wine Makers Ask Themselves Whether They Want to Carry on the Family Business

08/08/14

InterContinental Hotels in China has dropped Australian brand Penfolds from its wine lists over fears of being embroiled in a trademark battle

08/08/14

$6 billion isn't nearly enough, and a smart bond would include at least $3 billion for dams