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12/05/19

Collaborators, friends and former students gathered Tuesday at UC Davis for a series of lectures to honor longtime UC Davis researcher and professor David Smart. Smart was honored for his passion and expertise in biochemistry, soil science and plant physiology ...

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Mr Dollard will commence in his role on January 13 2020 and will be based in the company's Oakland office in California. He will replace Angus McPherson, who is unable to relocate to the US as planned due to unforeseen personal circumstances

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The acquisition includes a great client portfolio with approximately 450 vineyard acres. The employees of Northwest Vineyard Service Company have all accepted offers to join the Atlas Vineyard Management team securing continuity and a smooth transition for all the clients.

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Kevin McGee, the former legal counsel to Jess Jackson purchased the Anderson Valley Brewing Co. in Boonville. His father Michael will serve as chairman and brother Michael Jr. says he'll watch quality control at the brewery founded in 1987

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Kings & Convicts was able to pull off this week's acquisition of Ballast Point thanks to the investment of Richard Mahoney, chairman of the board of The Wine Group ...

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Beaujolais Nouveau makes and interesting study, if only because it can be, and often is, written off as a fad or a gimmick.

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The 2019 edition of SIMEI, hosted more than 33,000 visitors from all over the world - an increase of 5 per cent compared to the last edition of the fair in 2015

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Molly joins Activ8 Commerce in her new VP position after many years working a variety of roles in the technology world.

12/05/19

Leaders in the beverage alcohol sector are urging industry advocates across the nation to participate in a national Day of Action on December 5 by contacting their members of Congress to urge passage of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, S.362/H.R. 1175 (CBMTRA).

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"Deep knowledge of the products we sell enables us to better represent our suppliers in the marketplace and deliver greater value to our customers."

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It is, as Helen Arnold, explains also the chance for insiders to get a 360-degree vision of what the bulk wine industry has to offer.

12/05/19

Tarpon Cellars, a Napa-based wine label focused on bringing people together through events, music and philanthropy, has partnered with self-taught artist Charlie Hanavich to design and customize the recognizable tarpon painting used on the brand's labels.

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A limited release of the 2016 Flambeaux Redwood Hill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, a single vintage edition, is available beginning today with a percentage of sales designated for the non-profit Corazón Healdsburg.

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The Oregon Tempranillo Alliance (OTA) announced that it is in the final stages of preparation for the 2020 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration, which will be held January 18-19 at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites in Ashland, Oregon.

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Offered in the comfort of the 28-acre resort's luxurious, two- and three-bedroom private homes, guests may select one of two tasting experiences.

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Tom of Finland Wines is made in partnership with the Tom of Finland Foundation, a non-profit started in 1984 by TOM and Durk Dehner.

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Kirk & Sweeney rums are handcrafted in Santiago de los Caballeros in the Dominican Republic.

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A new design, made from recycled plastic, could be the biggest advance in wine 'packaging' for 200 years, and help to reduce the sector's environmental impact?

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Students outperformed the global average in every set of WSET results released so far.

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The new vibrant layout, including a new label shape expressing the movement of the brand's signature running man logo, offers the brand further opportunity and access to enthusiastic, health-conscious consumers by visually guiding them to FitVine Wine.

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Denner was the highest ranked Paso Robles winery on this year's Top 100.

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Certified Epson Labels are perfectly matched to produce outstanding quality and maximum performance with Epson printers so that customers will attain optimal results.

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The inaugural wine competition of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo established a unique approach to a Texas wine competition by recognizing both the winery/winemaker and grape grower.

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This seamless direct integration comes at no additional cost and will reduce the amount of time users have to spend on accounting work.

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Newest luxury packages feature lodging, meals, upland bird hunting, and clay shooting with world-class vintners that even non-members can enjoy

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Building on the success of the 2019 event, plans are already in the works for the second Pinots & Plaid, slated to take place on October 24th, 2020. Please await more information on Emily-E-Martin.com.

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This competition will take place in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on April 24th, 2020. Our esteemed judges from across the country include a balance of sommeliers, chefs, wine writers, retailers and educators.

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A conference call to discuss the financial results and outlook will be hosted by President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Newlands and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Klein at 10:30 a.m. EST, January 8, 2020.

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Congratulations to winemakers Jeff Owens, Odette Estate; Danielle Cyrot, CADE Estate; and Aaron Miller, PlumpJack Estate on this accomplishment.

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Rafanelli comes to L'Ecole from Walla Walla Community College's Institute for Enology & Viticulture, where he has been the Instructional Technician/Cellarmaster, overseeing 65 students and the production of College Cellar's wines.

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... so is it a Côte d'Or or a Chablis vintage?

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demand for the region's wines continues unabated and volumes rise after a normal-sized 2018 harvest

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... Breaking the cycle of certified wine-speak

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Billions have been made by turning functional goods into luxury items, says Robert Joseph. He admits he's a sucker for a Veblen good or two himself

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On the face of its organic wines can do no wrong. They tick all the environmental, sustainable and health boxes that we are told that consumers are looking for. Or do they? Miles MacInnes of Jascots Wine Merchants, which is committed to listing sustainable wines, believes anyone listing organic wines needs to have a clear reason and purpose for doing so and that often it is not the environmental credentials of organics that consumers are interested in. Here he explains the background to the boom in organic wines and how to make the most out of listing them

12/05/19

Jean-Francois Coget, Ph.D., an associate dean and professor at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, has been named the new dean of the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University, it was announced Wednesday.

12/05/19

Working with energy company AGL, Pernod Ricard has installed over 10,300 solar panels across its Barossa Valley wineries. These panels are expected to generate an average of 4,000 megawatt-hours a year, the equivalent amount of electricity required to power 800 homes.

12/05/19

It is 'deplorable' that the US has threatened tariffs on Champagne and other French sparkling wines by up to 100%, said one industry leader, who urged France's government to find a solution to a dispute over the country's digital services tax

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Our latest obsession is perhaps the most exciting one yet. Eco-friendly wine company, Garçon Wines, has launched a "flat" bottle of wine that'll fit through your letterbox for £13.99.

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In a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, scientists found that from 1978 to 2017, atmospheric rivers caused $42.6 billion in flood damage in 11 Western states - 84% of the estimated total water-related damage of $50.8 billion. That's roughly $1.1 billion in damage done by atmospheric rivers every year

12/05/19

We currently use between 20 and 27 million tons of salt to keep our roads clear every winter-and its not good for the environment or our cars.