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05/29/20

In a survey of new customers, 88 percent said they'll keep buying wine online ... people shifted some of what they used to spend on wine in restaurants to the retail channel. More recently, consumers are buying their regular brands online while exploring new ones during in-store shopping trips.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

... a dramatic stand in opposition to local measures aimed to curb the coronavirus pandemic

05/29/20

The revised transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of fiscal 2021 subject to FTC review

05/29/20

The winery and vineyard operations are overseen by the second generation of the Roche family including Brendan, Mara, Carrie and Sara Roche. Permitted for an annual production of 50,000 cases, the Roches' new winemaking facility will provide room to grow.

05/29/20

Andrea Johnston, OT's chief operating officer, says, "On average 134 million diners are seated per month using our software and roughly 1.6 billion diners per year."

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

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."

05/29/20

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

05/29/20

Almost $100k raised will be shared with three foundations for immediate assistance to restaurant workers.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

We've already said that the UK trade is not terribly enthusiastic about the prospect of a primeur campaign over this summer, and we are not the only ones.

05/29/20

Breakthru Beverage Group today announced the appointment of Melissa Calderwood as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has issued an emergency regulation outlining what comes next for restaurants and bars seeking to reopen for business next week.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

Abnormal dryness and drought are currently affecting over 52 million people across the United States including Puerto Rico-about 16.8% of the population.

05/29/20

Nature does not stop for a pandemic, and neither do Italian winemakers.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

Partnership with Artisan Wine Makers Olé & Obrigado Helps Support Critical Cancer Research

05/29/20

For the past couple months, they had been sitting behind a desk, taking orders over the phone and doing various administrative tasks. But that weekend they were back out in their natural habitat.

05/29/20

Conglomerates learn important lessons, while small breweries and distilleries just try to stay alive

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

Plus, an Oregon winery makes a reopening music video and Jordan winery bakes TP-garnished quarantine cakes

05/29/20

The Gill family has been farming in the Okanagan Valley for almost 40 years providing the highest quality varietals to BC's top wineries.

05/29/20

Worth a Watch: Michel Rolland discusses his career, what he thinks makes a "great" wine, Parker, and the market and evolution of making "good" or "decent" versus "fantastic" wines over the last thirty years in California, where he usually spends two months a year.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

Feature Wines: 2012 Estate Chardonnay, 2015 Boatman Jake's Block Zinfandel, 2012 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah, 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

05/29/20

"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."

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

what constitutes a meal? There is not a perfect answer to this question.

05/29/20

and is accepting comments on the proposal electronically.

05/29/20

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.

05/29/20

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.