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Wednesday, September 18th

09/04/19

"Right now [the outbreak is] relatively limited ... We are in the single digits for vineyards that have it. It is more about curtailing the spread and putting safe practices in place to slow down the spread of this as much as possible."

09/04/19

"The need to sell the grapes has become a fever pitch as we come into harvest," said Brian Clements, vice president of Turrentine Brokerage in Novato. Clements said he has taken a few calls a day from growers searching for options for grapes not yet under contract for sale. ... In past years, growers could rely on wineries or even themselves taking such excess grapes and making them into wine that would go into the bulk market for sale at a later date. But Clements said that option could be difficult this year to recoup expenses ... His wine brokerage firm listed 18 million gallons for sale ...

09/04/19

At issue is V. Sattui Winery's "automated multimedia processing network systems," ... Landmark Technology A LLC and its predecessor, PanIP LLC, have sued dozens of companies in federal court over patent infringement claims ... V. Sattui says the product in question is actually a "standard off-the-shelf ecommerce website"

09/04/19

The Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act of 1988 requires that TTB consult with the Surgeon General (SG) on the warning label when "…available scientific information would justify a change in, addition to, or deletion of the statement."

09/04/19

In 2016, the Terlato family purchased the renowned Klipsun Vineyard. Originally planted in 1984. From its inception, grapes from Klipsun Vineyard have been purchased by an elite group of Washington wineries including Quilceda Creek, Seven Hills, Col Solare, Betz Family and others. This month the Terlato's released the inaugural vintage (2016) of Klipsun Vineyard Cabernet, under the newly created Klipsun brand

09/04/19

Third Generation Vintners Hailey and Lorenzo Trefethen Launch New Wine as a Tribute to Their Parents

09/04/19

Startup says location-aware services would be introduced to their augmented-reality platform before the end of the 2019. ... readers may remember that they issued a news release announcing self-translating wine labels last month ...

09/04/19

Discount products still represent the majority of store brand sales in America, but they have ceded three share points in the last three years. Premium tiers of private-label products have grown in this time, now representing over 19% of sales ... consumers are more willing than ever to foot the bill for the right store branded products.

09/04/19

The longtime owner and vintner at Twisted Roots Wine has branched out (literally) into fermented apples, culminating in the birth of Twisted Roots Hard Cider.

09/04/19

On September 14th, Argyle Winery and the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) will celebrate the unveiling of the 2019 Art of Sparkling artwork at a special complimentary event at the Argyle Tasting House.

09/04/19

After receiving a nomination, Outland rose to #6 when the voting ended for USA Today's 2019 10Best Tasting Rooms

09/04/19

The Langton's 2019 Margaret River Wine Show and Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge will return to Ramada Resort Dunsborough from the 28th to 31st October 2019.

09/04/19

The U.S. launch provides Americans with their first opportunity to experience the deep and luxurious growing category of Mauritian rum through the brand's "Exotic" line, including its New Grove Silver, New Grove Dark, and New Grove Spiced expressions, as well as its "Authentic" line of unaged and French oak-aged rums.

09/04/19

In response to increasing demand, Acker, 2018's leading global wine auction house, is proud to announce the launch of weekly web auctions.

09/04/19

Mr Wilhelm Klinger will assume management of Austria's leading wine retailer Wein & Co, which since 2018 has been part of the German conglomerate Hawesko Holding AG, one of the world's leading wine sales operations.

09/04/19

The new additions expand the national importer's relationship with more than 18 family-owned suppliers and marks the Company's first foray into the key categories of Languedoc and South Africa.

09/04/19

The 2020 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center

09/04/19

'The original ?Wine of the Month Club'® has retained McCue PR as their agency of record to help tell the story of the company's 40-year history and legacy as the country's first monthly wine subscription service.

09/04/19

Harvest is going to start late again this year. It is still a couple of weeks away from earnestly beginning, according to Mindy Allen, of Custom Vineyard Application and Martinez Farming, both based in Templeton.

09/04/19

The State Government sponsored WCA Wine Media Cadetship aims to empower young people who are passionate about South Australia's wine industry and are keen to build their careers.

09/04/19

Châteaux have played down the impact of summer heatwaves as white wine grape pickers head for the vineyards, and all estates have one eye on the skies ahead of the red wine harvest expected later in September

09/04/19

Dealcoholized wines made with cannabis are hitting dispensary shelves this fall, but producers must still contend with legal hurdles

09/04/19

The fire has burned an estimated 75 acres with 10% containment, as of 4 p.m., Cal Fire said. Crews are attacking the fire from the air and the ground

09/04/19

And lovers of Diet Coke and Pepsi Max see their chances of being killed by a heart attack or stroke rocket by more than half, compared to those who avoid the stuff

09/04/19

In the past, winemakers who experimented with varieties not approved under the AOC system could not label their wines as AOC wines, which devalued their product. By allowing these new grapes into the quality tier, winemakers in Bordeaux and Bordeaux Supérieur AOC are making a statement about how they believe the region will change in the coming years.

09/04/19

As part of our series about strong female leaders, I had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea Johnston. As Chief Operating Officer, Andrea Johnston is responsible for OpenTable's top-line growth, sales and services, restaurant and product marketing teams, as well as overseeing the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

09/04/19

Dorian's sustained wind speeds maxed out at 185 mph Sunday, tying a handful of other hurricanes for the second-strongest storm in the Atlantic since 1950

09/04/19

Four wine bars zero in on a rising segment of the industry