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06/21/19

While most ASEV conference sessions involve enology and viticulture, a keynote session during the 70th ASEV National Conference delved into how the industry can better promote and market wine. "One thing consumer scientists have discovered is that we really need to understand our consumers in context - in the situation where they're actually drinking the wine," Australian researcher Sue Bastian, keynote speaker at the conference in Napa, said. Consumers rely on their emotions to make purchase decisions ...

06/21/19

Sixty-three farmworkers were exposed to a pesticide on Tuesday, and three were taken to a hospital, CBS Fresno affiliate KGPE reports. The Tulare County Fire Department said the call came in around 11:45 a.m. The farmworkers were on the job in a nearby vineyard when the wind shifted and the pesticide drifted from a field that was being sprayed

06/21/19

Eric Cohen of Grace Justice Vineyards in Sonoma County, California, donates portions of his wine proceeds to a variety of social justice causes. A "ping" on his computer last October alerted him that someone was using his trademarked name: Solidarity.

06/21/19

Whether you are just back from WBWE, IBWSS in San Francisco or planning on going to Wine Paris and Vinexpo in February there are now so many trade shows around the world. But they are there for a reason. To bring wine producers closer to the markets that most want to meet them

06/21/19

A vertical tasting of the Monte Bello cuvée back to 1968 yields a bonanza of classic-scoring California Cabernets

06/21/19

In its 'street talk' section, The Australian Financial Review published an article which stated that Casella had hired investment bank UBS to gauge the market for its wine brands. It noted that while no official sale process had begun and no documents had been sent out to interested parties, the company wanted to see if there was demand for its wine brands among Australian and overseas private equity companies.

06/21/19

Wine Enthusiast is shaking things up with a new location after two decades of celebrations in New York City and South Beach, Miami. For the first time, the event will be held in San Francisco, at the Palace of Fine Arts

06/21/19

Located in Oakville, adjacent to the Oakville Grocery, the oldest continually operating grocery in California, and the famous Opus One winery, 1881 Napa is housed in one of the oldest Victorian homes in Napa Valley, constructed in 1874. It focuses on the 19 th -century history of Napa Valley wine, as well as the tools and relics used in winemaking and growing in California and Europe during this time period.

06/21/19

Bill Newlands, president and chief executive officer, is joining CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ - the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

06/21/19

The Centre Vinicole-Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte (CV-CNF) announced the acquisition of the centuries-old Champagne House Henri Abelé, which has been part of the Freixenet Group since 1985.

06/21/19

Imagery Estate Winery announces the launch of a new augmented reality app designed to allow users to create shareable moments by applying a selection of unforgettable filters that turn every day surroundings into an artistic work.

06/21/19

Toasting entrepreneurial spirit and professional creativity, Flat Top Hills today announced it is the exclusive wine partner for a new series of Wellness Wednesday events at Workbar LLC.

06/21/19

Introducing Tippsy, the first digital platform to bring premium sake direct to U.S. consumers straight from Japan via an innovative storefront and monthly sake subscription club.

06/21/19

Bouchaine Young Artist Series has presented nearly 60 of America's most talented young musicians to San Francisco Bay Area and North Bay audiences for free as part of Festival Napa Valley's summer concert series.

06/21/19

The Distributor of the Year awards were recognized during the company's annual Distributor Growth Conference in Louisville, KY on May 16, 2019. The Footprint Division Distributor of the Year award was presented to Breakthru Beverage Group Florida, the Prime Division Distributor of the Year was presented to Republic National Distributing Company Kentucky, and the Select Division Distributor of the Year was presented to Athens Distributing Tennessee. The third annual Brown-Forman Alcohol Responsibility Award was presented to the Breakthru Beverage Group South Carolina

06/21/19

¡Salud!, a project of OHSU Tuality Healthcare, will host the second annual Summertime ¡Salud! the E-Auction July 16-18

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The hybrid barrel used American oak staves, which are the long, concave pieces of wood that make up the body of the barrel. They were joined by French oak heads, the circular pieces of wood that enclose each end. Schmiling channeled benefits from each type of oak into everything from Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel to Tempranillo and Montepulciano.

06/21/19

Theorem Vineyards is the culmination of a dream for this ambitious Houston couple, who are considered young to dive into the challenging world of wine making.

06/21/19

Wine companies have taken advantage of the latest round of South Australian export grants to solidify their sales across the globe.

06/21/19

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced a number of reforms, including the notorious $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, which has caused Americans to look into establishing legal primary residences in states where they can limit their liabilities

06/21/19

Relatively cool temperatures in the middle of the country and relatively warm ones toward the coasts are anticipated to prevail for most areas through the start of fall, according to an outlook released Thursday by The Weather Company, an IBM Business.

06/21/19

For many discerning drinkers, the walk down stone steps into a cool, dark cellar is an essential part of visiting a winery, but an inspection with one Spanish winemaker is more likely to involve an oxygen tank and flippers. Pascale Davies reports.

06/21/19

Dr. José Vouillamoz is perhaps one of the most influential researchers in grape genetics today. His work is changing the approach viticulturalists, and winemakers are taking to understand how DNA profiling, grafting, hybridization and Crispr/Cas-9 will impact the future of our marketplace. This is the transcript of the interview conducted with Dr. Vouillamoz by the President of Go-Wine.com, Luis Torres and Robert Scott of Wine Line Radio

06/21/19

Tom Hyland talks family ties with Tancredi Biondi Santi from the famous Brunello house.

06/21/19

Whether wild or cultivated, yeast can help distillers differentiate the flavor and complexity of whiskey, tequila, and other liquors

06/21/19

There's only one thing that can make a visit to a winery even more delicious, and that's if it's a Black-owned business. The new wave of African-Americans who are making a name for themselves in the wine industry will have your glass overflowing with joy

06/21/19

It was a beautiful wine, with just the right amount of acidity, some citrus-blossom notes and a nice base of minerality. It was elegant, with enough richness and backbone to stand up to food. We called it "a white tablecloth wine." Unfortunately, we then got into a bit of a contretemps. It was over the S-word: sweetness. Dottie thought it had a little - not too much, but a touch. John thought it was dry but just intensely fruity. We had to know more about this wine