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05/03/18

CapRock owners form joint venture with Steve Newsom in bid to return to top tier in state

05/03/18

Open Claim Vineyards is owned by Brett and Marnie Wall, who established Open Claim Vineyards in 2012 to grow Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The 21-acre planting in the Eola-Amity Hills has contributed to wines from Broadley Vineyards, Dobbes Family Estate, Joel Gott Wines and WildAire Cellars

05/03/18

Kings Garden Vineyard, located at 9085 state Route 414 in Lodi, is one of four wineries and distilleries owned by the Martin family, according to a press release. The family also owns Kings Garden's neighboring property, Idol Ridge Winery and Alder Creek Distillery, and Hidden Marsh Distillery.

05/03/18

This system can be integrated with autonomous or human driven farm mobility equipment with potential for running on renewable and/or alternative clean energy. "Our system and method will overcome the current vineyard stress management systems' limitations and provide highly accurate results at a much lower cost because the monitoring process is concurrent to other essential farming workflow"

05/03/18

Since November Bordeaux has had about 500 mm of rainfall (the region usually has between 600 and 800 mm per year). Rain is a good thing, but now they want it to dry up a bit so that they can start working in the vineyard

05/03/18

Ed Pilkington appointed Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Diageo North America - Claudia Schubert appointed President U.S. Spirits & Canada, Diageo North America

05/03/18

Dunham Cellars, one of Walla Walla's leading family wineries, has promoted Robert Campisi to Head Winemaker. Campisi joined the winery in 2008 and has played a key role in winemaking and will help usher in the development of a new series of wines from Dunham's recently planted Kenny Hill estate vineyard

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Moye will be responsible for sales of barrels and oak alternatives in Sonoma County, Mendocino, Lodi and the Sierra Foothills.

05/03/18

Prior to joining Flora Springs, Sherburne was Director, Direct-to-Consumer for Trinitas Cellars for over two years. She previously served for ten years as Director, Retail and Hospitality at Treasury Wine Estates, overseeing the DTC experience at nine wineries in three counties.

05/03/18

PETA Sends North America's Leading Wine Importer Vegan Chocolates for Withdrawing Support From Abusive Tournament

05/03/18

"Our foundations are firmly rooted in PR, but over the past 10 years our scope has increased dramatically," said Helen Gregory, Founder and President. "We're as committed as ever to public relations, but communications in our age requires an integrated approach. Our brand campaigns span PR, digital, events, sponsorships, direct-to-consumer promotion, research, and more. Our company identity wasn't living up to the work we do every day."

05/03/18

On Saturday, April 28 over 850 wine and food enthusiasts came together at HALL Wines in St. Helena to raise awareness for local charities at the 9th Annual Cabernet Cookoff. The event resulted in $90,000 being donated to non-profit organizations and included 14 Bay Area chefs who teamed up with a charity of their choice to create a dish that paired with HALL's 2013 Coeur Cabernet Sauvignon.

05/03/18

World's largest alcohol marketplace now available to Lexington, Covington, Southgate and Fort Thomas, and seven new retail locations in Louisville added to marketplace

05/03/18

December, according to Slice, was the highest revenue-earning month of last year, comprising 12.2 percent of total annual sales. These numbers were based on a survey of 5.5 million shoppers, according to more Slice data

05/03/18

Wineries continue to pay record prices for Napa Valley winegrapes

05/03/18

That's the motto Tabor Hill Winery is using as the storied winery is in the midst of a rebranding campaign.

05/03/18

With more than 7,750 square feet of space, this store features more than 2,800 wines and spirits, including the popular Chairman's Selection® and Chairman's Advantage® products, which are hand-selected, highly rated wines available for substantially less than nationally quoted prices

05/03/18

In Provence, Foreign Legion veterans report for duty among the vines

05/03/18

Researchers are changing how they study the risks of alcohol - and it's making drinking look worse.

05/03/18

Hemp, CBD and extraction companies can crack the infused alcoholic beverage market but must navigate a regulatory thicket

05/03/18

After a five-hour packed public hearing, the board of Silicon Valley's largest water provider late Wednesday night put off a closely watched vote until next week on whether to provide up to $650 million to support Gov. Jerry Brown's $17 billion plan to build two giant tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to make it easier to move water south.

05/03/18

Alcohol in Scotland just became more expensive as the country today introduced a minimum price per unit of alcohol. It is the first country in the world to implement such a law, with the Scottish government believing its introduction will save lives