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08/06/19

A company is developing a computer vision system to estimate vineyard crop yield with the collaboration of UC Davis scientists. Sensors collect data on the number of clusters and volume per row while the ATV or tractor drives up to 5 miles-per-hour with the machine learning algorithms then estimate crop yields

08/06/19

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association today announced $2.4 million in grant funding for children's education in Napa County. The funds are made possible by proceeds from the NVV's annual community fundraiser Auction Napa Valley. Thirteen nonprofit organizations will serve approximately 44,000 children and family members with this funding. Four new organizations, including the American Canyon Community and Parks Foundation and Hearts and Hands Preschool-the only full-day preschool in Calistoga-received grants in this cycle

08/06/19

Join us this Thursday, August 8th, as Wine Business Monthly hosts the 6th annual Wines & Vines Packaging Conference at the Lincoln Theatre in Yountville, Calif. Tickets are still available.

08/06/19

Alcohol Trade Groups Urge USTR Not to Impose Retaliatory Tariffs on EU Spirits & Wines ... Joint comment submitted by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, American Craft Spirits Association, American Distilled Spirits Association, Kentucky Distillers' Association, Wine Institute, WineAmerica, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America, Wine and Spirits Shippers Association, American Beverage Licensees and the National Association of Beverage Importers

08/06/19

The Chinese government has asked its state-owned enterprises to suspend purchases of U.S. agricultural products ... Also, privately run Chinese crushers that had received retaliatory-tariff waivers on American soybeans from Beijing have stopped buying the commodity

08/06/19

The US has again topped the list as the most attractive wine market in the world, though the sustained volume growth of the past decade has largely subsided, according to Wine Intelligence's Global Compass 2019 report.

08/06/19

He began his career in the supplier tier with E & J Gallo, and joined RNDC in 1991 as the Executive Vice President of the South Texas market. Johnson has held a number of progressive career roles including his most recent position of Region President Southwest

08/06/19

Barnett Vineyards, a family-owned Spring Mountain Napa Valley winery founded in 1983, today announced the appointments of Andy Bartee as National Sales Manager and Richard Russell as Western Regional Sales Manager.

08/06/19

"We have been working with Wilson Daniels wholesale in New York over the last 4 years, results have been above our expectations. Today, we are very excited to make this next move on a National level," said Victor Coulon. "With Wilson Daniels experience and reputation, we look forward to bringing our family wines to tables, restaurants, and private cellars around the country."

08/06/19

WTP took advantage of the strengths of blockchain, IoT devices, and mobile devices to keep track of the entire lifecycle of wine from wineries to distributors. So far, the 20-plus wine products imported by D.I.G. have gone live on the platform

08/06/19

Wente Vineyards, America's longest continuously family-owned and operated winery, is thrilled to announce a fresh new look for its portfolio of fine wines.

08/06/19

New York-based wine importer, Prestige Wine Imports, is pleased to announce the addition of SONOROSO to its growing portfolio.

08/06/19

Napa Valley Vintners announces $2.4 million in funding for children's education in Napa County

08/06/19

Esteemed wine judges from Northern California gathered in Mendocino County's beautiful Anderson Valley to judge the 41st Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition

08/06/19

The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo will be offering eight educational workshops providing industry leading educational content that is practical and relevant for today's foodservice professional.

08/06/19

For the first time in its 27-year history, the World Travel Awards will be hosted Canada.

08/06/19

The Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) has announced California Wine Institute as a Major Supporter, creating a partnership that will provide an in-depth educational programme focussed on the diverse wine regions throughout California.

08/06/19

Loupe Graphics is now accepting requests for expert consulting on innovative and effective packaging and print realization for a range of consumer packaged goods companies.

08/06/19

CARONE will be the Lanaudière region's first craft distiller and Québec's first field-to-flask producer of a grape-based gin.

08/06/19

The Napa Sonoma Mexican-American Vintners Association (MAVA) event will be on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

08/06/19

Judging wine blind has long been the ethically noble way of doing it. Wine competitions everywhere taste "blind", as do most publications. But it's a lie. Or at the very least, it's not strictly true. The instances of a wine critic being presented with a wine with no clue as to what it might be are minute

08/06/19

He organically farms 14 acres of premium vineyards for eight owners, and makes wine for some of them, too. He's started his own wine company and was the winemaker for its first releases

08/06/19

the new attractions will only serve to bolster the industry's impact more and are in line with the long-term vision adopted by Riverside County in 2014 for the Wine Country's expansion

08/06/19

Rates on 10-year notes sank to 1.714% on Monday, completely erasing the surge that followed President Donald Trump's 2016 election. At one point, they yielded 32 basis points less than three-month bills, the most extreme yield-curve inversion since the lead-up to the 2008 crisis.

08/06/19

The 67-year-old has been a bartender at the Fisherman's Wharf institution for almost two-thirds of his life - 43 years and counting - and has spent nearly the entirety of his tenure there in the Irish coffee hot corner

08/06/19

Solving the Global Nitrogen Problem