Caymus Vineyards filed a complaint in California Northern District court alleging the state public officer unconstitutionally excluded tasting rooms from what approved counties could allow to reopen from COVID-19 restrictions since mid-March.
Beer is sliding even faster than it appears at first blush, because hard seltzers - considered part of the beer category - are growing at phenomenal 334 percent rate, and now make up almost 10 percent of all beer sales in the US. White Claw's sudden omnipresence was a big story last year, but, Brager said, "It's an even bigger story this year."
With the challenges of COVID-19 the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology Wine Show Technical Advisory Committee prepared an Addendum to the 2015 ASVO Wine Show Best Practice Recommendations which provides best practice recommendations that apply to Hygiene Requirements for wine shows to conduct wine shows with concerns around COVID-19.
The free series will be broadcast live via Zoom every Wednesday at 4 p.m. PST for the next seven weeks starting on June 3. Each session will feature a 30-minute topical presentation by a keynote speaker, followed by a 15-minute Q&A sessio
Ardagh's premium, contemporary wine bottles for Wollersheim Winery signify the brand's reputation for quality and sustainability. Preserving the environment is a priority at Wollersheim and packaging wine in glass and recycling the bottles are one of its many environmentally-friendly practices at the winery.
China stripped another layer of autonomy from Hong Kong on Thursday, ploughing ahead with a plan that would ban any form of dissent deemed subversive in the territory reclaimed from Britain more than two decades ago. But even as the plan was approved by China's top legislative body, and Chinese officials taunted the United States as an imperious meddler, Premier Li Keqiang struck a conciliatory tone.
The nation's $30 billion wine industry stands to lose nearly $6 billion this year, with smaller wineries getting hit the hardest, according to a report prepared for the Wine Institute by Jon Moramarco, editor and partner with the Gomberg-Fredrikson Report.
The regional council of Occitanie, together with businesses and wine marketing boards have collectively contributed €34 million towards an "ambitious and immediate" recovery plan to boost sales post-Covid-19.
A series of charts illustrate job markets, GDP, earning potential, etc. for all generations leading back to 1790. One brutal month of the coronavirus set the labor market back to the turn of the millennium. For millennials who came of age then, it's as if all the plodding expansions and jobless recoveries of their namesake epoch evaporated in weeks.
Pour yourself a glass of Riesling, sit down and relax and join Jane Nisbet Huseby, wine specialist at Oslo Wine School in an interview with Ernie Loosen from Weingut Dr.Loosen in the Mosel Valley, Germany.
"Many of my constituents are being absolutely crushed by these health orders," Essick told KSRO, "they were the right decision at the time, ten weeks ago we didn't know what was happening, these were the right decisions for the safety of the public."
For now, Sonoma is the only Bay Area county where wineries have been allowed to resume visits - and the visits must be outdoors, allow for social distancing and include full meals. Wineries in Napa County, where dine-in restaurants have resumed operations, are still prohibited from reopening, since county codes don't allow wineries to serve full meals.
Erin Kelleher and Rebecca Stamey-White, Hinman & Carmichael
The guide, which is available now online in a document and via a webinar, provides specific recommendations for how wineries can safely return to business according to Gov. Jay Inslee's "Safe Start" guidelines.
The auction in single-bottle lots with an expected average bottle price of $4000, is being conducted by Langton's fine wine auction and private brokerage house and will continue until 7 pm on Sunday, June 28.
In this 60-minute webinar, join a panel of wine industry DTC leaders who managed successful DTC phone sales programs for years. Relevant to the many wineries that have recently launched or expanded their phone sales programs due to COVID-19 challenges (and opportunities), let’s hear what is required for long-term success from those who know.