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09/26/19

As the grape harvest swings into its annual frenzy, one of Mendocino County's most treasured growers won't be picking his 74th harvest. For nearly three-quarters of a century, Charlie Barra and Mendocino County's vineyards have been synonymous. When he passed away on June 29, at the age of 92, the tributes poured in for the trail-blazing grape grower, avid mushroomer, titillating story-teller, and passionate community leader

09/26/19

Second-generation Strum Media and Wine Enthusiast Companies co-owner Jacqueline Strum will take the helm of Associate Publisher, VP of Wine Enthusiast Media and will report directly to Editor & Publisher Adam Strum. The media group will now also complement its multi-faceted platform approach by integrating the Millennial-focused beverage wedding registry ThirstyNest, founded by Strum, into its portfolio, with plans to expand its scope into targeted content

09/26/19

Wine Institute issued the following statement, welcoming the U.S. - Japan Trade Agreement signed by U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in New York on Sept. 25, 2019

09/26/19

"We do not want to make Burgundy in Oregon, this is very important ... There are, of course, similarities between Jadot and Résonance in the viticulture and winemaking, but we will adapt ourselves to Oregon, not the contrary. Of course, we bring a Burgundian touch/experience to Oregon, but we want to express, as much as possible, the place of Oregon."

09/26/19

Fortis Solutions Group LLC, a portfolio company of Main Post Partners, and a leading provider of labels, flexible packaging, shrink sleeves, cartons, and applicators, is pleased to announce the expansion of its national network of manufacturing facilities with a new location in Napa, CA to provide pressure sensitive labels to the wine, craft beer and spirits industries

09/26/19

Opus One Winery CEO, David Pearson, and Vice President of National Sales, Christopher Avery, announce the appointment of Greg Miller as Sales and Marketing Manager.

09/26/19

Most food and beverage categories direct their marketing strategy toward millennials and the upcoming Gen Z generations, largely disregarding everyone older than 40. Experts say it's the wrong move.

09/26/19

News Editor Mitch Frank notes how Georg Riedel "revolutionized how we drink wine by spreading the gospel of his family's wineglasses," educating tens of thousands of wine drinkers on the benefits of varietal specific glassware.

09/26/19

House to Offer Historic Selection from Vaunted Rhône Domaine Back to the 1920s.

09/26/19

BOBST today announced the world premiere of its latest innovation - a hybrid label press, which provides the best possible combination of digital and DigiFlexo printing in a single press.

09/26/19

The BrewSavor line of products from tubing and hose manufacturer NewAge Industries now includes kink resistant, stainless steel wire reinforced hose.

09/26/19

One of the oldest photography and animation studios in the US has launched BottlePictures.com which provides vintners with high-quality images of their wine bottles without the winery having to send bottles to a photographer.

09/26/19

Rascallion Wines, the premium négociant wine business based in Stellenbosch, South Africa, has appointed Terroir Wine Group as their exclusive importer for the USA, including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

09/26/19

This election increases the size of Constellation's board from 10 to 12 members.

09/26/19

Winegrowers in the south of France felt the full effect of climate change this June when record 46°C temperatures scorched their vines, cutting their crop by half. Growers in the Languedoc region are working with the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) to find ways to adapt to a hotter, drier, more unpredictable climate in order to survive.

09/26/19

An organised crime gang suspected of exploiting more than 160 vineyard workers in France has been 'dismantled' following police raids, according to Europol

09/26/19

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would significantly expand the access of the legal cannabis industry to basic banking services

09/26/19

Pete Weber began collecting wine after observing prices surge for some of the California wines he enjoyed, like The Prisoner, a Napa Valley zinfandel blend that initially sold in the early 2000s for about $25 a bottle and today fetches closer to $50.

09/26/19

There's a sweet surprise awaiting anyone looking for genuine value for money in Bordeaux.

09/26/19

Analysts have remained confident in Treasury Wine Estates despite a two-day slump in share prices and after chief executive Michael Clarke said he was concerned the winemaker could become a pawn in the ongoing US-China trade war.