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01/07/20

V2 and Delicato allegedly "diluted Merryvale's prestige" by selling wine to large warehouse retailers who required "heavy" discounts, Merryvale alleges they flooded distributors to "inflate" sale figures ... V2 and Delicato have questioned Merryvale's interpretation of its agreement and called Merryvale "a failing winery" and says the winery's had too much supply and too little demand for its wines ...

01/07/20

Joseph Gardner, industry veteran and vice president of fine wine for Republic National Distribution Company, and Marcello Cancelli, area wine director for Boka Restaurant Group will lead seminar discussing consumer marketplace and how Central Coast wineries and wine brands can stand out ...

01/07/20

... running winemaking operations for Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Virginia Dare Winery and Domaine DeBroglie in Dundee Hills, OR.

01/07/20

Submissions need to have been published online between 1st December 2018 and 30th November 2019

01/07/20

Broadbent Selections Inc., a leading importer of fine wines, has appointed Chris Mitchell to the position of Senior Vice President Portfolio Manager.

01/07/20

Signing up for the videocast will give you a replay link to watch later, an early link to the report, and slides produced and used during the session.

01/07/20

Nearly two dozen members of the wine industry, including Barkley Stuart of Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Zachy's president Jeff Zacharia, Weygandt-Metzler Importing's Peter Weygandt, and other wine importers, distributors, and retailers, will testify today at a hearing of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). The topic? How a potential tariff of 100% on French sparkling wines would impact their industry. They each have five minutes to speak.

01/07/20

A move meant to impose pain on the European Union may jeopardize many American jobs and businesses, while putting popular wines out of reach. ... importers have postponed orders, fearing what will happen if, having calculated sales according to the price paid, a tariff is imposed while the shipment is in transit, requiring a huge lump payment on arrival and the prospect of not being able to sell the goods.... An entire chain of businesses are built around the acquisition and sale of European wines and foods, from distributors to retail shops and restaurants, and all the associated workers - not to mention dock labor, forklift drivers and others ...

01/07/20

"If the Americans decide to go ahead and impose sanctions against the digital tax ... we would retaliate ... we would immediately contact the WTO"

01/07/20

The impact of imposing additional tariffs on wine from France will be devastating. The tariffs already in place or proposed as a result of the WTO Airbus dispute, together with the tariffs proposed as part of the France DST dispute, are estimated to result in the loss of $10.6 billion in revenue for wine retailers and, as a result, the loss of 78,000 American jobs in the wine industry

01/07/20

Intervine manages the full wine programs of several major airlines, provides extensive wine services to a lengthy list of domestic and international airlines and cruise lines, and is the only company to completely manage the entire wine program of a three-cabin North American airline

01/07/20

- Employee Recognized for Impactful Volunteer Work and Empowered to Continue Making a Difference -

01/07/20

Jessica Just joined the team as General Manager of the Enology department in April, her third stint working for Scott Laboratories.

01/07/20

Darren will focus on fermentation and process application support for the Pacific Northwest, as well as special focus on sparkling wine and the enzyme portfolio.

01/07/20

the world is finally ready for Gamay and certainly for the beautiful Cru Beaujolais of France. (Even if Trump's Terrible Tariffs go through, the price of real Beaujolais will be such that it will still remain a steal.) Figuratively speaking, a steal is precisely what Franzia's Bronco wine company pulled on Chuck Shaw and his Gamay.

01/07/20

As the full extent of the devastating Adelaide Hills bushfires becomes apparent, it is clear the region will require public support through the rebuilding process

01/07/20

Wine Australia has said that, while the "toll on individuals cannot be underestimated and should not be downplayed", a review of fire maps suggests a maximum of around 1,500ha of vineyards fall within the regions affected by the current bushfires to date.

01/07/20

Judges at the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg awarded three wineries the Governor's Cup, including The Vineyard at Hershey of Middletown in Dauphin County; Armstrong Valley Winery of Halifax, also in Dauphin; and Mazza Vineyard of North East in Erie County.

01/07/20

Tanteo Blanco Tequila (SRP: $39.99) is now available nationwide at select retailers and on-premise accounts as well as DTC via the Tanteo Tequila website.

01/07/20

Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) is a worldwide philanthropic organization of professional women leaders in the fields of food, beverage, and hospitality.

01/07/20

The Duboeuf family mourns this loss, but is greatly comforted by the outpouring of sympathy and condolences from colleagues and fans of wine all over the world.

01/07/20

Public Encouraged to Attend and Provide Input on Actions Involving Lands in Shasta, Nevada and Placer Counties.

01/07/20

We urge consumers across New York and New Jersey to search out the wine brands listed below that will help provide meals to the Food Bank.

01/07/20

The "Champagnes Market Trends in China" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

01/07/20

The partnership will bring convenient delivery of beer, wine and liquor in under 60 minutes to approximately 1.4 million consumers of legal drinking age, across 14 Louisiana parishes for the first time.

01/07/20

The product was ideated by founder Dee Dee Bryant, formerly of FritoLay North America and Conagra Foods, who wanted to create a memorable, elevated yet approachable way for people to celebrate.

01/07/20

It wasn't too long ago that the only available non-alcoholic beers on the market were seen as a sad afterthought of the big breweries. Usually, picking up a beer without booze in it left you with one or two options in the beer aisle and the quality of those products added insult to injury

01/07/20

Israeli archaeologists unveiled an ancient table Monday used to measure wine and olive oil, which they said helps prove a market once stood at the site in occupied east Jerusalem.

01/07/20

Stephen Henschke commented: "We have had a long history of selling our wines to customers in the UK going back to the mid-1980s, leading the fine-wine story from Australia. We would like to thank Enotria&Coe for their hard work over the last decade establishing a strong base for Henschke in the UK. We are confident that Liberty Wines' expertise with Australian wines and its broad customer base will enable us to build on our success to date."

01/07/20

As rewarding as farm life can be, the work is difficult?

01/07/20

2020 will represent a turning point in the beverage alcohol distribution industry ...beverage alcohol distributors will invest heavily in marketing on the Internet?

01/07/20

Jay-Z and Beyoncé's bodyguard was spotted holding bottles of the rapper's own brand of champagne, Ace of Spades, at the Golden Globes on Sunday

01/07/20

Witherspoon dared to ask Beyoncé for a glass when their table's water supply ran out.

01/07/20

"Instead of putting tariffs on unrelated products, like wine and sparkling wine, the U.S. and EU should increase their efforts to resolve these serious trade-related problems between them so the unrelated trade in wine products are not unintentionally harmed," wrote Michael Haney, executive director of the Sonoma County Vintners trade group.

01/07/20

The highlight of SIMEI is the innovation awards which showcase advancements in technology, practices and products across all wine and beverage production fields. In 2019 the winner of the award was the e-WAK, produced by Guala Closures, which is an intelligent closure fitted with a microchip that can be read with a smartphone to produce a certificate of authenticity and product information