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09/19/17

The Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University has unveiled a hybrid version of its Sonoma Executive MBA in Wine Business, including online and classroom-based learning taking place over 16 months on three continents

09/19/17

Saturday's spiraling bids raised a record-breaking $5.2 million in a single afternoon. To capture the color - the fashion, the humor, the bidding mentality - peruse this list of "bests," from best television personality, to best setting, to best treats

09/19/17

The live auction lots were more extravagant than ever, including trips to the Telluride Film Festival, Broadway, London and the Kentucky Derby. In a momentous year, big changes paid off ...

09/19/17

Klobas was selected via an executive search led by Dawn Bardessono at Benchmark Consulting.

09/19/17

PlantCorcs are sustainably made using sugarcane-based materials, renewable energy and minimum-waste production processes

09/19/17

Prior to joining Vinventions, Pereira was Cellar Master at Donkey & Goat, the well-known producer of natural wines based out of Berkeley. A native of Portugal, Pereira studied Viticulture & Enology at Universidade do Porto and holds a degree in microbiology from Universidade Catolica Portuguesa. He also studied Leadership in Sustainability and Environmental Management at the University of California.

09/19/17

TricorBraun WinePak has sales of more than $150 million and its Fairfield, California, facility features more than 360,000 square feet of warehouse space and a $2-million auto repacking system. The company has additional warehousing space throughout the major wine growing regions in America and Canada

09/19/17

The convicted Indonesian wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan on Monday failed to persuade a U.S. judge to set aside his 10-year prison term for counterfeiting an estimated $30 million of wine

09/19/17

"The eVineyard vineyard management application is fully customized to meet the needs of United States grape growers and offers many features, like an automated irrigation time determination, based on local weather data and Vinduino soil moisture measurements. This unique approach increases the ease of use and precision of vineyard irrigation, bringing water savings to the next level."

09/19/17

The harvest is coming in early after a brutal heatwave caused grapes to ripen well ahead of schedule.

09/19/17

Wind is the fastest-growing U.S. energy source, with 8,200 megawatts installed last year. And the North Bay has significant investments.

09/19/17

Growers were already expecting a smaller crop this year before thunderstorms dropped as much as a half-inch of rain in some vineyards just as grapes were drying on the ground.

09/19/17

State and local promoters of the tunnels now contend that dozens of local water agencies representing millions of Californians are obligated to help foot the bill.

09/19/17

In an extensive series of lab studies and in field trials at vineyards in several states including those at the University of California - Riverside, this form of biocontrol has proven effective in preventing vines from developing the disease.

09/19/17

Online booze sales in the US may come under increasing pressure from global tech giant Amazon, following its completion of the Whole Foods acquisition last month.

09/19/17

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, I think anything you can do to support the state, its workers and its economy would be much appreciated, and one of the smallest and easiest gestures would be to forego whatever other bottle of wine you were about to buy and pick up one from Texas. You might feel good about doing it, and more likely than not, you will be surprised by how good it tastes.

09/19/17

Watts said they have aligned the winery with Southern Wine and Spirits to sell in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and a few other states. It's been a smarter move, financially, than to focus on California, he said.

09/19/17

The weekday event, dubbed "A Very Mommy Wine Festival," was meant to give new moms a chance to get together and have fun without the judgment and "mommy-shaming" they consistently face, organizer Alana Kayfetz said.

09/19/17

"It is a privilege to bring their ultra-premium wines and talented people into our family," said John Peller, CEO of Andrew Peller. "With our investment and resources, these wines have the potential to grow, develop and compete in the growing luxury wine market around the world."

09/19/17

Wine-Searcher's data shows some wine producers are missing out when it comes to charging more.

09/19/17

which is estimated to have affected 60% of vineyards in the region

09/19/17

The Ohio Grape Industries Committee released its 2016 Economic Impact Report, which finds Ohio's grape and wine industry has a significant impact of $1.3 billion on the state's economy and provides 8,067 full-time jobs with more than 2,700 additional jobs created since 2012

09/19/17

Rolando Herrera takes a creative approach to hiring and mentoring staff-and boosting retention rates

09/19/17

Since 2012, the initiative, a sweeping, multi-agency undertaking founded and backed by the Napa Valley Vintners, has worked to bridge a gap in academic achievement

09/19/17

145 congress people and senators count themselves as members

09/19/17

An old warhorse of Chilean wine is returning to the fray, Rebecca Gibb MW discovers

09/19/17

the Winner and Honorable Mentions will be revealed later today ...

09/19/17

Lewandowski runs what's arguably the most unconventional winemaking operation in the U.S.

09/19/17

A 'long lost' wine grape has been listed on the official French register amid claims that it could help winemakers to withstand the effects of climate change