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01/22/21

The sales closing date is January 31, 2021, see Erin Kirschenmann's article in the December 2020 WBM.

01/22/21

good luck with that: the study projects wine and spirits market volume could grow 3% or contract as much as 5.8%.

01/22/21

Some admit their financial strength is declining but 79 percent say they're "good" to "rock solid." At the same time nearly half say selling is a possibility, something they'd seriously consider, or consider likely.

01/22/21

Wine Institute sought to quantify the damage to make the point that the stakes for the industry are high - and will continue to mount if it doesn't invest in more research about how to mitigate the effects of wildfire and smoke on wines in the future.

01/22/21

Premiere Napa Valley will be held June 1-5 for 2021 only. Premiere, a barrel tasting and wine auction open only to the wine and beverage trade has always been held in February.

01/22/21

The contribution to the Glancy Wine Education Foundation will provide financial aid to disadvantaged and minority workers seeking wine education

01/22/21

Oeneo Group includes Seguin Moreau, Boisé, Millet, Fine Northern Oak and Galileo, and Vivelys.

01/22/21

Unlike the NDTech screening, which is expensive, Amorim can implement Naturity at no extra cost to wineries. Ultimately, proving the effectiveness of this treatment will require third-party validation, but according to company representatives, Amorim has carried out extensive bottling trials.

01/22/21

Since December 26, South Africa has again had an alcohol sales ban, the third since the start of the Corona pandemic. In the last twelve months, South Africa's producers have thus had to cope with an 18-week sales stop on the domestic market, where half of South Africa's wine volume is usually sold.

01/22/21

The Albada Jelgersma family will focus on Château Giscours and its Tuscan winery; the Helfrich family, one of France's largest wine players, will manage du Tertre.

01/22/21

The 9-acre vineyard and 43-acre property will now be tended to and farmed by Adam Tolmach, winemaker/proprietor of The Ojai Vineyard, which has produced a Fe Ciega Pinot Noir since 2003.

01/22/21

The 'UC Wolfskill' Walnut Will Allow Earlier Harvest

01/22/21

Joe Biden is in the White House, but what does that mean for an under-pressure wine industry?

01/22/21

The 13 states are: Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas and Virginia.

01/22/21

Jeff Kandarian is promoted to Executive Vice President, Winemaking. Michael Abernathy, who joined the team as Assistant Winemaker in 2016, is promoted to Winemaker, and the team will hire a new Assistant Winemaker

01/22/21

Monticelli, a native of Pistoia in Italy's Tuscany region whose family are vintners, graduated magna cum laude from Fresno State in 1969 with a bachelor's degree in viticulture and enology. He started working for Gallo the following year.

01/22/21

The climate of Northwest Michigan poses many challenges to wine grape growing, but there's also great potential, according to the new viticulture extension educator Michigan State University hired last summer.

01/22/21

A new study has revealed an alarming number of California households collectively owe more than $1 billion in debt stemming from failure to pay water bills over the past year. The California Water Board released the results of the survey on Tuesday, which show that 1.6 million households have water debt. That totals 12 percent of the state.

01/22/21

The group focuses on promoting the quality of grapes grown and wines produced in the St. Helena AVA and consists of 50 winery members and 25 grape growers. In recent years, the organization has organized an annual fundraiser, given money for scholarships to students at St. Helena High School and been active in other programs in the St. Helena community.

01/22/21

From the perfect sardine in Tokyo to a great roast chicken in San Francisco, here's what our favorite female chefs hope to eat this year.

01/22/21

"America's restaurants, taverns, music and sporting venues, and hotels will need further relief in order to return to pre-pandemic employment levels."

01/22/21

"There has to be a better place to put a tower than here where you're going to literally trample the history and the views," Septenary Winery Owner Todd Zimmerman said.

01/22/21

San Antonio-based sommelier Jennifer Beckmann is leagues closer to realizing her dream of opening Re:Rooted 210, a winery at downtown SA's fast-evolving Hemisfair complex. The spot will serve both its own Texas-grown wine and that of other Texas vintners.

01/22/21

the collection of owners allege in the lawsuit that Gov. Newsom and public health officials "have not provided scientific evidence showing that outdoor dining is more dangerous than other permitted activities."

01/22/21

Airlines are still operating only a fraction of the number of flights they offered pre-pandemic, and alcohol is banned in many cabins to help thwart the spread of Covid-19. This is adding up to a lot of leftover booze. Now, American Airlines is hoping to sell and ship some of its excess wine directly to peoples' homes.

01/22/21

Dr. Laszlo Kovacs is a geneticist and biology professor at Missouri State University interested in the agricultural industry.

01/22/21

Trump withdrew from the agreement in 2017. Biden vows to move quickly on climate change action, and his inclusion of scientists throughout the government marks the beginning of a major policy reversal after four years of the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks.

01/22/21

BWW - Best Wine of the World Competition is the largest wine competition in the world, whether measured by the number of wines, the number of consumers involved or the judges taking part

01/22/21

On average, drinking accounted for 4.8% of cancer cases and 3.2% of cancer deaths or about 75,200 cancer cases and nearly 19,000 cancer deaths a year, from 2013 to 2016.

01/22/21

"Sleep is essential for the preservation of brain energy, facilitation of learning and memory, support of cognitive capacity, emotional regulation, and clearance of toxic waste."

01/22/21

Babe Wine's campaigns are very different from most wine brands. There are no well-coiffed women, sipping rosé and nibbling on charcuterie boards. Nor are there suavely-dressed men in leather armchairs, swirling a heavy-bodied red in a pricey glass.

01/22/21

Almost half of the country's wineries are prepared to go up for sale in the coming year.

01/22/21

Six years ago, I wrote my own State of the Union, Wine Shipping Edition, breaking down the 50 states and one district into tiers based on how expensive and difficult it was for us to send wine into each.