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11/25/20

Remote and virtual meetings enable companies to meet with more candidates quickly. Video interviews provide a good opportunity to evaluate someone's presence as well as look for subtle cues regarding their fit.

11/25/20

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced Monday that it's "in the final development phase" of a "digital passport" mobile app that would receive COVID-19 test and vaccination certificates.

11/25/20

Airlines were already cutting back on the quality of their wine offerings. And then the pandemic hit.

11/25/20

At a minimum, they have asked that wineries be allowed to operate outdoors as their counterparts in Washington are currently allowed to do.

11/25/20

The U.S. Supreme Court turned away a bid by Walmart Inc. to start selling liquor at its Texas stores, leaving intact for now a state law that bars such retail sales by publicly owned companies.

11/25/20

Robert Epstein, lead attorney for Lebamoff Enterprises, said the Court's refusal to hear the Walmart case increases the chance that it will hear Lebamoff. Indiana wine shop Cap n' Cork, owned by Lebamoff, wants to ship to Michigan residents. Michigan has a law preventing this, while allowing in-state retail stores to ship.

11/25/20

The final reply brief has been filed by Lebamoff Enterprises in their attempt to ship alcohol from Indiana to Michigan residents. The petition of certiorari seeks to overturn the 6th Circuit's decision upholding the Michigan law.

11/25/20

Started in 2018, Meineke & Co. CPA, led by Christopher Meineke a 20-year wine industry accounting veteran, is an emerging North Bay accounting firm providing tax, assurance and advisory services to wineries and businesses.

11/25/20

The UK and Canada have agreed to establish a new trade deal next year, continuing the tariff-free trade of wine and spirits made in Britain.

11/25/20

Bordeaux's share of trade by value on the Exchange has been sitting below 40% for the better part of September to the present, a historic low, but interest in the 2010 and 2015 vintages (and 2017 by volume) boosted it back above 40% in the week of 13-19 November.

11/25/20

Tourism Research Australia used advanced statistical techniques to impute high level results only for the June quarter 2020; our Bulletin draws the data from this inferred data.

11/25/20

The nouveau wine craze takes an interesting turn in 2020

11/25/20

2020 has been a year like no other at VinePair, in wine country, and beyond. But despite, or perhaps because of, the uncertainty this year has brought, the VinePair team has tasted thousands of wines over the last 12 months.

11/25/20

The following offers a cross section of the bubbles (in no particular order) coming out of contemporary California that you should consider for your next bottle.

11/25/20

Robert Joseph recalls the moment Burgundy changed forever and says that something similar is underway right now. Is there someone who can step up and develop the technology needed?

11/25/20

The proposed 4% increase on hotel bed taxes would generate $2.7 million per year to be split between the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District, the Sonoma County Fire Protection District and the west county's public schools.

11/25/20

Inman makes wine in Sonoma County as the owner of Inman Family Wines.

11/25/20

Despite going through a quiet patch earlier this year and with all the trade and pandemic headwinds ranged against it, fine wine looks set to weather the storm of 2020.

11/25/20

Consumers with income levels of less than $50,000 have exacerbated the movement toward smaller or bypassed festivities, as their purchasing power has significantly decreased ... but exciting insulated consumers through exclusive online savings and opportunities for impulse purchases will capture new and existing shoppers. As retailers enact last-minute strategies, doubling down on online offerings and curbside pick-up at physical stores should be in the mix.

11/25/20

As luxury spending rebounds in China, consumers with money to burn have a new habit beyond fancy bags and watches: a taste for collector editions of fiery domestic liquor Moutai, not to drink but to hold onto as a rapidly appreciating investment.