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Thursday, August 13th

06/30/20

From working in his dad's retail store to building a leading wine distribution and import firm to producing wines in four countries, Terlato focused on giving consumers quality

06/30/20

The list of states still closed to winery direct-to-consumer shipments has dwindled to just four - Utah, Delaware, Alabama and Mississippi - but efforts to open those hit a novel roadblock this year as state capitols were shut down during the initial closures related to the ongoing pandemic.

06/30/20

TWGGA leaders and advisors have worked diligently for a reversal of Governor Abbot's amended ruling which was updated on Saturday, June 27th to include all winery tasting rooms with the shutdown of "Texas bars and similar establishments."

06/30/20

Founded by Julia Coney, Black Wine Professionals was created as a resource for employers, professionals and other members of the food and beverage community. The website launched yesterday morning, and contains a growing list of Black members of the wine, vineyard, restaurant, sommelier, retailer, writer and sales trades.

06/30/20

You hear similar stories of invisibility over and over, no matter how different their jobs, backgrounds or places of work.

06/30/20

What about the UK wine industry, which is known for its lack of gender and ethnic diversity?

06/30/20

Michelle brings 20 years of wine industry experience, most recently serving as National Director of Business Development with Palm Bay International. Prior to her tenure with Palm Bay, Michelle had successive sales roles with Coors Brewing Company, Nabisco Biscuit Company, and the Pillsbury Company

06/30/20

Featuring the striking black and white label, the new Bread & Butter Sauvignon Blanc delivers the same quality and approachable wine style as the rest of the Bread & Butter portfolio. This Sauvignon Blanc joins Bread & Butter Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Rosé.

06/30/20

80 Calories, 8 percent Alcohol

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A wine bottle made from recycled paperboard has been launched by the Frugalpac company in the UK, and we got hold of a sample to try it out.

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Located on the right bank of the Douro, the estate comprises 36ha of vineyards on hand-built schist terraces of up to 8-metres in height.

06/30/20

The new store stands on brand pillars of Organics, Nutrition and Education.

06/30/20

Regulators, lawmakers, and the courts in the US still say it isn't safe for wine drinkers in one state to buy wine from a retailer in another state - no matter how silly and outdated that may sound in the second decade of the 21st century.

06/30/20

Demetrio arrived in Coonawarra on the train in 1959 and worked as a house painter before establishing Zema Estate with his wife Francesca and two sons Matt and Nick in 1982. His original purchase was the eight acres of 1966-planted shiraz vines beside the winery. The Zemas quickly became part of the wine region's fabric.

06/30/20

The Wölffer Estate Vineyard is slowly starting to pick up more exports for its premium New York State wines and has the UK very much in its sights.

06/30/20

"In the face of crises and during troubling times people rely on positive feelings to cope, and they seem to turn to gratitude more than any other positive emotion."

06/30/20

Workers picketed in the central California city of Wasco outside Primex Farms, which grows pistachio nuts, said Armando Elenes, a United Farm Workers official. Their demands also include better sanitation measures and more information from the company, which had not told them about the positive cases, he said.

06/30/20

The Grammy winner and Oscar-nominated actress has created a new line of Italian wines from Friuli/Venezia-Giulia

06/30/20

The split roll tax initiative (Schools and Communities First Funding Act) would mean massive tax hikes on farms, vineyards, orchards, wineries and food processing plants. Split roll would eliminate significant Proposition 13 protections for farmers, small businesses and commercial and industrial properties.

06/30/20

An alliance to grow Royal Dutch Distillers' portfolio in the US

06/30/20

A new study found low to moderate drinking may improve cognitive function for White middle-aged or older adults.

06/30/20

The employment-population ratio - the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population - plunged to 52.8% in May, meaning 47.2% of Americans are jobless.

06/30/20

Read Andrew Jefford's extended, in-depth interview with Robert M. Parker Jr, this year's Decanter Hall of Fame laureate...

06/30/20

The International Whisky Competition® just released its results for this year's most respected blind tasting judging event. The top recognition, Whisky of the Year, was awarded to John Dewar and Sons - Double Double 32 Year Old (Blended Scotch), which scored 96.4 points, the highest-scoring whisky of the competition.