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Wednesday, July 8th

06/23/20

Jose Aguiar * Rachel Elkins * Beth Grafton-Cardwel * Allan Fulton * Kurt Hembree * Anna Martin * Glenn McGourty * John Roncoroni * Rhonda Smith * Cheryl Wilen

06/23/20

This is orchestrated by California Rural Legal Assistance ("CRLA"), an aggressive and litigious workers' rights law firm. The Saqui Law Group and other industry partners and leaders are meeting to discuss how to respond.

06/23/20

In May, the average winery lost 70% of tasting room sales, and although Direct-to-Consumer (internet) sales increased by 66%, they're from a much smaller base so didn't make up for the on-site loss. Wholesale sales were down 9%.

06/23/20

"I do not want the Court of Master Sommeliers to survive. I want them to thrive. I do not wish them to be dismantled or stonewalled. I wish them to be held to the flame, reconstructed, and lifted up to a global standard in excellence beyond their previous imaginings."

06/23/20

The Court of Master Sommeliers will stop its common use of "master" with a sommelier's surname as part of an effort to be more inclusive and to help diversify the wine industry.

06/23/20

The Wine Suite's Maia Parish speaks out about her experience in the beverage industry.

06/23/20

The luxury beverage pro gets candid about his new rosé from St.-Tropez, giving back to low-income youth, and how the wine community can do better on racial inclusivity

06/23/20

As Black Lives Matter protests occur in cities and towns across the U.S., many members of the global wine community are reexamining the role of the AAAV. Long finds himself in the middle of the action, and is encouraged by the show of support for marginalized communities in the beverage industry.

06/23/20

"The whole thing makes me sad. I had hoped that Ravenswood would become a legacy winery. That didn't happen, but it did help fund my son's winery -- Bedrock Wine Co. -- and lead me back to the core element, hands-on winemaking, which I am doing at Once and Future. That is a legacy of sorts."

06/23/20

The owner of Bordeaux's Lynch Bages and Haut-Batailley discusses the 2019 futures campaign, a new winery and more

06/23/20

No estate is more synonymous with high-end Malbec than Château Lagrézette in Cahors. Proprietor, Alain Dominique Perrin and consultant, Michel Rolland are known the world over for their efforts with Malbec.

06/23/20

Tequila Rooted in Generations of Agave Farming Strengthens Gallo's Role as a Rising Leader in the Luxury Spirits Category

06/23/20

Markham Napa Valley Vineyards has released a new wine, "The Altruist," a Bordeaux-style red blend dedicated to honoring our nation's veterans, first responders and community heroes who courageously defend and preserve our freedoms and security 365 days a year.

06/23/20

New York's Royal Wine Merchants appears to be blatantly violating a 2014 federal court order issued in connection with the sale of counterfeit wines.

06/23/20

Without the safety net of a corporate career trajectory and transferable skills, how can the wine and hospitality workforce prepare for the next crisis? It's time to learn.

06/23/20

Video: Greg Harrington, MS, founder and co-winemaker at Gramercy Cellars in Washington state, moderates conversation with winery proprietors and directors in Napa, Sonoma, Oregon. 56:44

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06/23/20

A cooper by trade, Morris was hired by Freeman in 2010 as a crew member to work in the cellar at River Road Family Vineyards & Winery a year before its purchase by vintner Ron Rubin.

06/23/20

Shipment delays, packaging complications and other small disruptions have consequences.

06/23/20

PM Boris Johnson has confirmed the reopening date for the hospitality sector as 4 July, while also reducing the current social distancing rule from 2 metres to 1 metre.

06/23/20

The initiative is based around the launch of a pre-mixed cocktails range, Skywalker, for which 100% of proceeds will be donated to homeless charity Under One Sky.

06/23/20

The second edition of the popular guidebook "Wineries of the Sierra Foothills: Risk-Takers & Rule-Breakers" has been released. The e-edition will be available on Amazon on July 1, and pre-orders of print copies are now being taken.

06/23/20

They'll be talking about on smoke taint research today from 2-3 pm.