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06/20/18

Speakers address trends at WBM's vineyard symposium, Jan Krupp speaks on the sale of Stagecoach

06/20/18

there's been a steady 20% growth, year over year, in the wine-on-tap market, with the most rapid recent growth in Texas, Florida and New York. "As more consumers see and hear about wine on tap, they go in search of it"

06/20/18

Approximately 1500 cases of cab and 250 cases of zin will eventually be produced by Cohn and longtime friend and winemaker Tom Montgomery.

06/20/18

The ruling was issued June 15 by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. District Judge Henry Autrey dismissed the suit "because the challenged statutes do not result in discrimination between in-state and out-of-state producers or products, and because the statutes are legitimate exercises of Missouri's authority under the Twenty-first Amendment, [so] the Complaint fails to state a Commerce Clause claim upon which relief can be granted."

06/20/18

"A lot of people are waking up these days to the outsized influence that the wine industry, tourism and developers have in Napa County," wrote Julia Winiarski, a key volunteer for the "Yes on C" campaign in the press release. "They'd like to see more attention paid to needs of residents. The situation will only grow more dire if nothing changes. Dirty tactics and big money may have won this time around, but we are not going to give up on doing what it takes to protect our water security."

06/20/18

The $52 million-plus research building will be completed in the year 2020.

06/20/18

"The U.S. presents a tremendous opportunity for VIN DE FRANCE brands and their producers," said Valérie Pajotin, Director of ANIVIN DE FRANCE, the national trade organization responsible for promoting VIN DE FRANCE wines

06/20/18

A dry sunny year leaves winemakers feeling very good about their young wines' potential

06/20/18

"If LeBron doesn't get into the wine business, I totally think he has to go to the Celtics. The Celtics would then be a really formidable opponent for the Warriors. As a supporter of the Warriors, I don't want to see them go unchallenged like this"

06/20/18

Theatro, pioneers of the world's first voice-controlled mobile app platform for the hourly workforce, today announced that Total Wine & More will implement Theatro across its 190+ store network in 23 states. Total Wine & More, the largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits in the U.S., selected Theatro as their mobile communication platform, so their employees could be connected to each other, to headquarters, and to vital enterprise systems all while remaining heads-up and hands-free.

06/20/18

Atlanta Beverage Company will begin representing the winery with its 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 Petit Verdot, 2013 Petite Sirah and 2012 Latigo, all made from the estate's biodynamically farmed grapes.

06/20/18

Can Do launches with two canned wines, a Dry Rosé and Moscato, in 375ml cans, sold singly and in four packs. Riesling, Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc are are coming soon, with an anticipated canning in a few weeks.

06/20/18

Blackbird Vineyards winemaking duo, Aaron Pott and Kyle Mizuno, are the artisans behind ÆRENA Wines.

06/20/18

In this new role, Tim will be leading Christie's activities across Continental Europe, Asia and the Americas and working closely with the local teams on the overall strategy to further grow and develop the business around Christie's Wine sales.

06/20/18

Mike and Carey Skinner, proprietors of Skinner Vineyards & Winery, located in El Dorado County wine region are thrilled to announce the appointment of Adam Smith as director of winemaking.

06/20/18

The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts has announced four new members to their Advisory Council including Doug Margerum, Owner and Director of Winemaking at Margerum Wine Company.

06/20/18

Label Analytics, a data company operating exclusively in the wine industry, is dramatically changing how wine producers sell to trade buyers by harnessing the power of feedback from real wine shoppers. In the cutthroat world of wine sales, sales associates have mere moments with trade buyers to convince them to place their brand over thousands of other available options.

06/20/18

Encompassing a broad array of farm policy in the areas of nutrition, commodities, trade, research, rural development and more, a five-year farm bill before the U.S. Senate contains programs and policies that would benefit California farmers and ranchers, according to California Farm Bureau Federation policy analysts

06/20/18

Next month, for the first time since 1986, the full U.S. House of Representatives may consider a bill to reform agricultural labor and immigration policy. The bill would arise out of ongoing discussions in the House about the need for immigration reform and out of pressure from agricultural groups to be included as part of that solution.

06/20/18

Katie Jackson, vice president for sustainability and external affairs at Jackson Family Wines, hosted a June 14 meeting at San Miguel Elementary for area residents to give feedback on how the property - renamed Wikiup Commons - should be developed. About 150 area residents expressed their hopes, thoughts and concerns for the future of the former golf course, including the possibility of new housing to help replace some of the thousands of homes that burned down in the October wildfires

06/20/18

Continuing a theme seen over past Pinot Noir Masters, this year's competition highlighted the quality on offer from the US and New Zealand in particular, although, in keeping with previous judging sessions, the results, whatever the source nation, were hugely variable - more so than in any other competition we run

06/20/18

When Theresa McCulla landed the job last year as the craft beer historian for the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, I thought she had to be the luckiest person alive. I later learned that her appointment had little to do with luck and much more to do with her impressive pedigree. McCulla's background includes a laundry list of degrees and experiences that led her directly to the Smithsonian's door.

06/20/18

Results from the 2018 Dan Berger Wine Competition have been announced, with Banfi Vintners wines taking four Gold Medals and a slew of Silvers

06/20/18

"Worldwide sales of Burgundy have been rising despite significant reductions of supply caused by weather-related production limitations over the past seven vintages"

06/20/18

Amazon has added beer and wine to its Prime Now two-hour delivery service in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio

06/20/18

The company has increased its emphasis on selling bottled, rather than bulk wine and grapes. This requires holding a larger percentage of the Company's wine production for case sales in future periods, resulting in fewer grape and bulk wine sales as the Company continues with this shift

06/20/18

The joint venture will see Tintafina, founded in 2010, take on the distribution of all Zamora's wine and spirit brands, which includes Licor 43, Lolea Sangria, Villa Massa Limoncello, Yellow Rose Bourbon and Ramón Bilbao Rioja wines, in China with immediate effect

06/20/18

A shortage of food-grade carbon dioxide is threatening the supply of beer, soft drinks and packaged meats in Europe following the closure of a number of production plants across the continent

06/20/18

A common feature of many independently owned wineries on the California North Coast is family involvement. And what's noticeable in North Bay Business Journal's look this year at 20 leaders of such businesses is the rise of the next generation to top executive posts

06/20/18

Everything that happened over the weekend at the extravagant annual event