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08/09/19

Chuck House, who has worked with winemakers such as Randall Grahm at Bonny Doon Vineyard and Marchese Lodovico Antinori, thrives on the winemakers' energy and enthusiasm for their craft. House, who develops color palettes for labels by visiting vineyards and other sites, says labels have to tell a story. "The storytelling aspect is critical. Each package has to have a compelling story. And it should be a true story if possible"

08/09/19

Sixth annual packaging conference honors innovative branding

08/09/19

Thirty percent of drinkers now say they most often drink wine. That is on the low end of the range seen over the past two decades, with between 30% and 35% most years saying they prefer wine. However, wine drinking today is still more common than in the 1990s when just over a quarter of U.S. drinkers preferred it

08/09/19

Restaurant sales and traffic plummeted during July, posting the worst year-over-year results in almost two years. Same-store sales growth was -1.0 percent during the month, a drop of one percentage point from June's results. It is the first time since September 2017 that the industry has seen sales growth numbers this low

08/09/19

Attorneys on Thursday argued the pros and cons of a new law that will determine how alcohol is distributed throughout Oklahoma

08/09/19

If you drink wine from Washington state, you might know August is Washington Wine Month. Not to be confused with Taste Washington Wine Month in March, August has had the official seal as the month since 1998, signed in by former Washington state Governor Gary Locke

08/09/19

but will retain the brand and move production to its Berri Winery

08/09/19

Château Malromé'S Charles Estager has decided, in discussion with winemaking consultant Bruno Lacoste, to pull up 30-year-old Malbec vines from an over-productive clone on a sandy-gravel southwest-facing slope, and replace it with Touriga Nacional to see if this grape, so famous in the Douro Valley of Portugal, can replicate its success in Bordeaux

08/09/19

At the International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE) 2019, Bosch Packaging Technology will introduce its entry-level Pack 102 horizontal flow wrapper using a Fanuc Scara robot. This packaging solution with light automation is ideal for small to medium-sized bakeries and other companies.

08/09/19

Under its arrangement with the winery, Vineyard Brands will become the exclusive importer of the wines of Cha?teau Climens in the United States, including Climens and Cypre?s de Climens.

08/09/19

In 2019, Roust Inc. will continue to actively expand Concha y Toro brands in Russia through promotional activities in Modern Trade, new listings and launch of new products in line with the latest consumption trends on the Russian market.

08/09/19

Presqu'ile presents a full calendar of events for August & September including Presqu'ile's Supper Club on Friday, September 6, 2019.

08/09/19

A top climate scientist quit USDA, following others who say Trump has politicized science.

08/09/19

Beer marketing has long been in the business of selling you the possibility of good times, beach parties, romantic connections, talking frogs, devious penguins, and all manner of life's other pleasures, as soon as you crack open a cold one

08/09/19

"the loss of originality-is what is killing the heart of our movement. Where have the artists gone? Where have the brewers with something to say gone?"

08/09/19

Paso Robles winery Fableist Wine Co. has opened a second tasting room in a familiar spot - the former tasting room of Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery

08/09/19

By nightfall, the fire - which had two branches consisting of a main fire and a large spot fire - had burned a total of 19 acres and was 30-percent contained, according to Cal Fire, which battled the incident along with firefighters from fire agencies all around Lake County.

08/09/19

The Hunter Valley Wine Show Committee has announced that Chuck Hayward has been selected as the International Wine Judge for this year's competition.

08/09/19

The world's land and water resources are being exploited at "unprecedented rates," a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself

08/09/19

You don't see many farmers, in Sonoma County or elsewhere, who are women, who are Millennials or who are black. Royal is all three

08/09/19

"Usually, our annual round-up of the world's most expensive wines is a litany of some of the most esoteric wines on earth - with prices to match. And that's the case this year, too, but with one caveat - the astronomical annual increases have ground to a halt"