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05/23/19

Innovation + Quality 2019 opened Wednesday in Napa with a global wine tasting with some of the world's leading winemakers. Zelma Long received the Innovation + Quality 2019 Lifetime Innovator Award. "Curiosity is the essence needed for innovation," said Long, who spoke after appearing on I+Q 2019's keynote panel with winemakers from the Napa Valley, Argentina and New Zealand. IQ continues today ...

05/23/19

Diageo is giving new fathers 26-weeks paid paternity leave across its international business.

05/23/19

for the first time-notes McMillan-the wine industry has two large cohorts with very different values ... The wine industry needs to change "the messaging for the incoming consumer

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The high-altitude river of fast-moving air running from the Pacific across the United States is one of the key factors playing into California's unusually wet and snowy May.

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The Wine Business Institute (WBI) in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University today announced it will host the first Wine Business Institute Research Summit on July 10, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with program activities taking place at SSU.

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The e-WAK® from Guala Closures, the first aluminium closure with NFC technology that allows wineries to establish one-to-one relationships with end consumers, wins a special award for all round excellence at the Alufoil Trophy 2019.

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The category is no longer just a fad, as young consumers increasingly set aside the stemware and crack open cans of wine

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Fortunately, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes are in the early stages of flowering, while Napa Valley's dominant grape, Cabernet Sauvignon, is yet to flower

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Eric Sklar, founding board member of the Napa Valley Cannabis Association and CEO of cannabis company Fumé, on Monday evening updated farmers, cannabis business people and other professionals on the effort to put the matter before the county's voters.

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Winemaker Tim Moore beat skin cancer several years ago. Sadly, he was told earlier this year that cancer has returned, and he is now battling Stage 4 brain metastases. Moore and his wife, Diane, own Inspire Moore Winery in Naples

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The international wine trade show saw declining attendance but drew positive reviews. Now the organizers have scheduled a new show in Paris

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La Fête is a premium rosé wine label geared towards multicultural millennials who have a thirst for life, travel and wine.

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All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Event Features 30 Wineries, Gourmet Bites by 20 Chefs and Live Music Amid the Festive Mission Plaza Setting in Downtown San Luis Obispo

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In June, the northeastern French region of Alsace will bring its high quality wines, diverse soils and passionate winemakers to Chicago with a month-long Alsace Rocks campaign.

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Rock a bottle of terroir-driven Alpha Omega, Tolosa and Perinet wines during pop-up BottleRock brunch on vibrant First Street

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The California State Fair Board of Directors unanimously approved Dr. Lloyd McCabe as the 2019 Ag Progress Award recipient and Kaiser Permanente as the 2019 Golden Bear Award recipient.

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The two properties, owned by luxury fashion house Chanel, have both released their en primeur 2018 prices today (22 May), up 27% and 36% on 2017 respectively.

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Demarville, who was hired to replace Clicquot's retiring cellar master Jacques Peters back in 2006, has now been singled out by Laurent-Perrier's soon to retire incumbent chef de cave, Michel Fauconnet.

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Grimbergen Abbey brew incorporates methods found in 12th-century books

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Vanessa Robledo, a fourth-generation grower who defied her family's patriarchal ways to strike out on her own, is one of the film's subjects.

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Champagne's official figures conceal some sobering facts, Caroline Henry reports.

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esveratrol caused the blood vessels to relax, leading to a decrease in blood pressure, because a protein called PKG1a in the vessel walls had been oxidized, the researchers explained. Resveratrol acts in the same way in smooth muscle cells from human blood vessels

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Tasmanian wine and cider producer Winemaking Tasmania Pty Ltd has been placed into voluntary administration, with the appointment of Andrew Yeo and David Vasudevan of Pitcher Partners.

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Greenwave Advisors have estimated the North American CBD market at $3 billion by 2021 and, eventually, possibly, as large as $200 billion. Grand View Research has estimated the legal global cannabis market, including CBD products, reaching $146 billion by 2025.

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"Parkerization" is a simplistic narrative that doesn't do justice to the full story of Parker, or of wine over the last four decades

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Private labels are taking the retail world by storm, and Albertsons is stoking the fire. The retailer recently announced that it added 300 new products to its Signature SELECT® brand, in addition to updating its branding

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Placer County is updating its rural zoning rules to reflect the new way vineyard owners and other growers are doing business.

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in the words of Washington state winemaker Ashley Trout, "Rosé is, technically, the hardest wine to make." Trout is the owner/winemaker at Brook & Bull Cellars and the head winemaker at Vital Wines ...

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Last February, Merry sold her winery and vineyards to the Champagne house Louis Roederer. A few years back she did choose an assistant winemaker to eventually take over for her as winemaker, although she was not planning on selling at the time. Merry noted, "I recruited a young winemaker in 2015, Heidi von der Mehden, and the idea was to have her come in and be my succession plan as I felt that I needed more help as I had gotten older and my many responsibilities as CEO, CFO, being on the road a lot, just became too much."

05/23/19

Josh Cellars experienced explosive growth over the last several years, surging from 300,000 cases in 2014 to over two million in 2018 ...

05/23/19

Any Alabama resident wanting to order a bottle of Chardonnay and have it delivered to their doorstep will have to wait at least another year