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Wednesday, December 12th

10/03/18

As influential members of the INAO wine governing body, investigating magistrates say there is reason to believe that they were unfairly able to ensure that their own domains, as well as others that they are paid to advise, maintained their ranking or joined the select club

10/03/18

Francesco Ricasoli, President of Ricasoli and 32nd generation Baron of Brolio, shares: "We are thrilled to announce that we are on track with Folio Fine Wine Partners to reach more U.S. wine consumers than ever before. We are particularly encouraged by the resurgence in demand for the higher-end Chianti Classico and single vineyard crus from Brolio, which proudly express our terroir more than any other."

10/03/18

Guarachi Wine Partners will be representing and supporting the brand by leveraging its experienced sales team, developing marketing campaigns and national distribution to grow brand awareness and overall volume. The wine will continue to be produced by Fess Parker Winery for a period of five years

10/03/18

they gain the winemaking skills of father and son team Michel and Bastien Tardieu and the up-and-coming wines from this exciting Rhône producer. In return, Tardieu-Laurent will see an improved cashflow

10/03/18

From January to June 2018, both single varietal and blended, grew 45% by volume and 38% by value compared to the same timeframe a year ago

10/03/18

"Zinfandel: Stories of America's Heritage Grape" will capture Zinfandel's rich history for a new generation of Zinfandel lovers

10/03/18

After 50 years, the Westwood location shutters and new beachside digs open Oct. 6 as Westside clients like Chris O'Donnell welcome the move: "As a wine guy, it's like a candy store on crack."

10/03/18

Herron comes to CK Mondavi and Family from Texas-based Messina Hof Winery, where he served as senior winemaker and operations manager for over 6 years. Prior to that, Herron spent 7 years at Casella Family Brands in Australia

10/03/18

Vanessa Robledo and Mother Maria Robledo Star in "Harvest Season" a New Film by Bernardo Ruiz Premiering at the Mill Valley Film Festival's ¡Viva El Cine!

10/03/18

The Cameo Cinema in St. Helena has the exclusive theatrical pre-release of SOMM 3 beginning Friday October 19 through Thursday, October 25, with three shows daily, at 2:00, 5:00 and 7:45 p.m. Producer & Director Jason Wise will attend each screening, speaking briefly to the audience before the film starts and then conducting a Q&A session afterwards. Ticket prices are $20.00; it's recommended to buy tickets in advance online

10/03/18

Hanging over all three cases is the announcement last week that the Supreme Court will hear Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd, a case challenging a different but tangential regulation regarding retailers and interstate commerce. Whether the ruling on Byrd also addresses out-of-state retailer shipping is an open question; even if not, the lower-court cases could be stalled until their judges can observe how Byrd is decided. "Depending on what the Supreme Court does with Byrd, it may or may not control these other cases ... The takeaway is let's wait and see."

10/03/18

Copper Cane's corporate offices are in St. Helena, California. In response to a telephone call seeking comment from the company, a representative asked for questions to be submitted by email. In response to six email questions, Jim Blumling, operations vice president, simply stated: "We are working directly with our growers at this time." A dozen growers, feeling more worked over than worked with, gathered with their lawyers over the weekend, leading one participant to suggest a hefty lawsuit is in the works.

10/03/18

Ray Isle sits down with the mega-selling singer to talk about her new job as a winemaker.

10/03/18

Tracy McArdle is the general manager of the Good Life Wine Collective, which includes Jessup Cellars, Handwritten Wines and Humanitas Wines. She's been with the company for 10 years

10/03/18

How wineries are dealing with smoke taint from 2017 season in Oregon ...

10/03/18

Canned wined is more popular among younger generations than ever. The $45 million dollar industry has taken off due to canned wine being cheaper, more casual, and easy to transport

10/03/18

In the United States, wine is big business. Wineries face specific exposures and require the right insurance policies and insurance broker partners to protect them

10/03/18

Based largely on WSWA-membership depletion data that VIP compiles and aggregates, SIP market trends would track WSWA members in competition with one another and which have been behind the past decade of distributor consolidations. The list of members includes Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Breakthru Beverage Group, Republic National Distributing Company and Young's Market Company, among others

10/03/18

Winemakers discuss their methods and equipment for producing the aromatic white wine

10/03/18

The ACCC has announced that a new market study into the wine grape industry will be undertaken in collaboration with the Winemakers' Federation of Australia.

10/03/18

More Evaluating Makes Evaluation Feel Easier

10/03/18

Iron Ox wants to open robot farms near metropolitan areas across the U.S. to serve up fresher produce to restaurants and supermarkets.

10/03/18

Police are searching for a gang of thieves who broke into a vineyard in southern Germany and ran a professional harvesting machine across its vines, stealing its entire crop.

10/03/18

Just before the midnight deadline on Sunday, the US and Canada struck a deal on trade and announced the framework for a new, revised NAFTA - now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.

10/03/18

A reporter asked Powell after last week's Fed meeting whether the outlook was "too good to be true," and he said it was "a reasonable question."

10/03/18

With Millennials Buying In & Big Suppliers coming On Board, The Future is Bright

10/03/18

From high-powered business executives to recent college graduates, there's one thing that unites everyone: the love of a good bargain. The rush you get from discovering a special bottle that also stretches your dollars to the max is almost indescribable-and the bragging right for being the first to score it is always a cherry on top