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Wednesday, September 18th

08/16/19

Insights from the August issue of Wines Vines Analytics Report

08/16/19

The Auction of Washington State Wines Private Barrel Auction raised $300,000 at Novelty Hill-Januik Winery to benefit Seattle Children's and Washington State University (WSU) Viticulture and Enology Program. Part of the three-day Auction of Washington Wines (AWW) program, the Private Barrel Auction provides wine trade, collectors and industry members the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind Washington state prestige wines unavailable elsewhere

08/16/19

An on-again, off-again rejection and appeal for a proposed 10,000 case winery at 4603 Westside Road is now off and may be permanently scrubbed ... The proposed Rudd winery would be located less than a half mile on each side from two other wineries with public tasting rooms, MacRostie Winery & Vineyards and Bacigalupi Vineyards

08/16/19

North Coast water quality regulators have signed off on a sweeping new plan that aims to curb the threat of human waste entering the Russian River by phasing out failing and substandard septic systems, viewed for decades as a prime source of pollution in the sprawling watershed

08/16/19

The Agricultural Waste Chipping Program encourages qualifying agricultural operations located within the Air District's nine Bay Area counties to apply for free chipping services provided by The Davey Tree Expert Company to dispose of agricultural waste material in lieu of open burning the material. Chipping this material will eliminate unhealthy particulate matter emissions that would result if the material were burned. The program will run until June 30, 2020, or until funds are exhausted (whichever occurs first). The program budget is $150,000

08/16/19

The world's largest publicly listed winemaker has announced a huge investment in a leading Barossa Valley winery in South Australia.

08/16/19

Over 100 Australian wineries will travel across the country for a multifaceted program of activities, further driving the demand for Australian wine.

08/16/19

Greg Norman Estates has announced the transition of its business from Treasury Wine Estates to Old Bridge Cellars, the Napa-based wine company. The transition took place on Aug. 1

08/16/19

Milestone Events Group Adds Hawkwood Hill and Thunderbird Ranch To its Portfolio of Winery and Event Venues

08/16/19

According to a study's analysis, the global demand for synthetic tartaric acid is estimated to be valued at US$ 531.4 Mn by the end of 2018 and is estimated to register 4.8% CAGR over the period of 2019-2027.

08/16/19

Lusso Della Terra Cellars won first place in the People's Choice Award at the 21st annual Winemakers' Cookoff in Paso Robles on August 10.

08/16/19

SLO, a small region with less than 35 wineries, accounts for approximately 20 percent of California's total Albariño acreage.

08/16/19

Group Sponsors Family Winemakers of California Tasting Events in Northern, Southern California

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SVVGA will be holding the Official Bell Ringing Ceremony at the Mission San Francisco Solano beginning at 11:45 AM.

08/16/19

Seedlip, "the world's first non-alcoholic spirit" has just been acquired (for an undisclosed sum) by global drinks corporation Diageo, owners of Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, and Guinness. This is a bold acquisition for a company that has historically been focussed on alcohol.

08/16/19

The molecule called cyclocarbon joins other carbon forms, like buckyballs and carbon nanotubes

08/16/19

Writing in the journal Science Advances, researchers called for more studies on the effects of plastic pollution on human health

08/16/19

O'Neill Vintners & Distillers, a leading California producer of premium wine brands, announces the launch of the new wine brand, 'Intercept' in partnership with wine aficionado, television personality,...

08/16/19

Angeleno Wine Company, a downtown LA winery that opened in July, is trying to revive the city's wine-making roots. It's owned by Jasper Dickson and Amy Luftig Viste.

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It began as a lark among childhood friends, one a California winemaker. It has become a cultural exploration and, maybe, hope for an ailing industry. Eric Martin and Michael Terrien are making sparkling wine from wild blueberries