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Tuesday, November 24th

10/22/20

The bottom hasn't dropped out of the wine market, in fact wine consumption frequency at home is up, but 2021 will be a challenging year.

10/22/20

The 12 month rolling value of DtC Shipments continues to grow - now at $3.6 billion, and almost 8 million 9L cases.

10/22/20

The inaugural report highlights unprecedented shifts in wine ecommerce and fulfillment over the past year, and elaborates on WineDirect's roadmap for the future of its platform and services.

10/22/20

Can a state use the 21st Amendment Enforcement Act to prevent out-of-state wineries or wine retailers from shipping directly to consumers in the state? Attorneys general in Michigan and Ohio are arguing that they can. Out-of-state wineries and wine retailers insist doing so is discriminatory.

10/22/20

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10/22/20

Marking the 20th anniversary of jancisrobinson.com ...

10/22/20

Rumours have flourished since billionaire Jack Ma bought Château de Sours, but what is actually happening? Jane Anson reports on the team's bold plans and winemaking ambitions following a rare estate tour.

10/22/20

Each stopper sequesters up to 148g of CO2, allowing producers to meet targets in line with the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

10/22/20

The sound when the cork "pops" out of the bottle is satisfying isn't it? But what disappointment if at that very first sip the look of pleasure and anticipation turns to disgust when the off flavors of a faulty wine hit your tongue - that's if it even gets past your nose.

10/22/20

Grape samples on top of the gas chromatography mass spectrometer, which analyzes smoke compounds in the grapes.

10/22/20

Nine Napa Valley vintners are asking the county to ease restrictions on tasting rooms, claiming that their community needs more tourism in order to recover from the economic hardship of the pandemic and recent wildfires. Their request comes as one of the county's temporary relief measures is about to expire.

10/22/20

The organisers have confirmed that the event, which is the first trade show for organic wine, beer and spirits in the calendar year, is to be held as normal in the Montpellier Exhibition Centre at the end of January,

10/22/20

Speaking during an online tasting of the estate's crianza, reserva and gran reserva wines this week, Bastida said any change in the region will be a slow process.

10/22/20

I am fascinated with old preserved food, like bog butter and ancient bread. I'm one of those people who instantly thinks, "Yeah, I'd try it." Because I'm a disgusting human being.

10/22/20

With International Champagne Day upon us tomorrow, what better time to check out the heavyweights of sparkling wine?

10/22/20

Leading the Way in Tradition, Innovation, and Sustainability in the Spirits Industry and Recently Recognized as the 2020 Florida Distillery of the Year by the New York International Spirits Competition

10/22/20

The beer, which was made at Guinness' St James Gate brewery in Dublin, comes in at 0.0% ABV, contains 16 calories per 100ml, and will be rolled out in the UK from 26 October. A full 440ml can contains just over 70 calories, and carry a recommended retail price of between £3.50 and £4.50 for a pack of four.

10/22/20

Napa County became the latest in the Bay Area and the first in the North Bay to enter the Orange Tier under the state's reopening plan, allowing for expanded indoor business operations, health officials said Tuesday.

10/22/20

Coronavirus cases in one Santa Rosa ZIP code remain high, frustrating public health officials, community organizers and businesses

10/22/20

Facebook & Instagram Events Feature Tips on Pairing California Wines, Cooking Classes and Gift Ideas

10/22/20

The State of Texas and the Intervenor Texas Package Stores Association have filed their briefs in opposition to the attempt by Wal-Mart to have the Supreme Court consider their appeal from the 5th Circuit.

10/22/20

The ordinances restrict the types of events that wineries can hold to wine and food cooking classes, meetings of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that are based in Grand Traverse County and meetings of agricultural groups.

10/22/20

The most salient argument against scores tends to center around blaming Robert Parker for preferring a ripe style of wine that became the norm in the later 1990s. That was a different era, when Parker's voice was just one of a few.

10/22/20

'Tis the season for weekend winery outings. Convivial, relaxing and educational, these visits can bring out the worst in some well-intentioned but inexperienced guests. We asked wine professionals from around the country to weigh in on the pet peeves they encounter in tasting rooms, and how visitors can sidestep them.

10/22/20

Shayla Varnado is the founder of Black Girls Wine. Her business was off to an amazing start, but like many entrepreneurs, she faced new challenges when the COVID-19 pandemic began to force cities to shut down. She had to act fast to protect the brand and her team from the fallout.

10/22/20

A Frenchman tries a self-checkout scam with a Grand Cru Bordeaux. A famed wine merchant falls prey to an elaborate heist. A wine distributor defrauds investors with a Shark Tank product. And on, and on