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10/27/20

According to scan data by Nielsen the top-selling brands through Nielsen off-premise outlets remain domestic - Barefoot, Woodbridge, Sutter Home, Franzia and Josh. Australia's Yellow Tail ranks eighth, while the sparkling brand La Marca, which is owned by E. & J. Gallo Winery, is No. 15.

10/27/20

a good match for wine companies that are growing but aren't quite big enough for traditional banks.

10/27/20

If you own a winery and haven't already, please participate and promote the survey. The industry gets vital information for planning and you will receive anonymized results.

10/27/20

"After the year we have had, the Unified Symposium is more important than ever. ... Anyone who wants to understand how to successfully navigate the challenges and opportunities confronting our industry should register for the Unified," California Association of Winegrape Growers president John Aguirre said.

10/27/20

Otilia Romero de Condés explains the steps it has now taken to take the fair online and offer producers and buyers alike a new, dynamic platform where they can continue to do business in a new format.

10/27/20

The trade-only event will resume in 2022 with the goal of reuniting the industry while providing a more safe, productive, and enjoyable in-person gathering in accordance with state, city, and venue guidelines.

10/27/20

Developed by Louisville, Kentucky-based PriceWeber, this fully integrated campaign will surely keep Korbel top-of-mind in awareness through use of striking photography and engaging video across broadcast, cable and digital platforms. In addition to the new campaign, Korbel will be releasing a new and improved website, which will launch in December.

10/27/20

A new series of college scholarships with California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo and Sonoma State University aims to recruit and retain high-achieving Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) interested in pursuing a career in the wine industry. The scholarships will be available to students accepted at the respective Universities for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester.

10/27/20

Nyons' elevation was approved by the Institut National des Appellations d'Origine (INAO) on 15 October, making it the 22nd named cru in the Côtes du Rhône.

10/27/20

In case you missed it, MJ Dale is the new CEO. The Noel Group, a North Carolina-based privately-owned industrial management company and parent company of Vinventions USA LLC and Nomaco, is investing for growth and expansion.

10/27/20

Listen to Pedro Parra talk about the rocks far beneath the surface layer of vineyards, and you swear you'll never open another bottle of wine unless you know for certain whether the roots of the vines tapped into basalt, schist, granite or limestone underneath.

10/27/20

Thomas Matthews will step down from his longtime role; Jeffery Lindenmuth will move over to the publication from Whisky Advocate

10/27/20

The former Screaming Eagle winemaker and star consultant talks about his journey to Napa, overcoming the 2020 wildfires and new projects coming soon

10/27/20

Executive Vice President, Scheid Family Wines, Scheid Vineyards; Chairperson, Wine Market Council

10/27/20

Already, the coronavirus has sickened many agricultural workers, and sent others home to quarantine, often without pay despite new rules offering it.

10/27/20

The winery is just a building; the equipment is just equipment, though modified with tiny tweaks that even the greatest of winery mechanics might not have thought of; and the barrels are just barrels, though carefully crafted and maintained. We'll never have any of those objects again.

10/27/20

The state of Oregon has extended through the winter its temporary farm labor housing restrictions designed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

10/27/20

On removing the nets from their carefully cultivated vines, they discovered thieves had hit the site overnight -- making off with half a tonne of grapes, equivalent to more than 300 bottles of wine.

10/27/20

While the enthusiasm towards orange wine is far from waning, there is a very real issue that is stopping it becoming wholly accessible: price point.

10/27/20

You are probably already familiar with the wines of New York State; Long Island and the Finger Lakes have generated enthusiasm in the wine world for years.

10/27/20

According to Dr. Tony Wolf of the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Winchester, the quality of 2021 wines is expected to be good, but consumers should buy it while they can.

10/27/20

Utility says its equipment may have sparked California blaze

10/27/20

Florida's largest family-owned and operated alcohol retailer added ABC Delivers for guests who want access to the company's best pricing, promotions, coupons and loyalty reward points from one site.

10/27/20

The Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), will go ahead with an "online + offline" format for the first time to give audiences at home and abroad a new gastronomic experience not bound by time and geographical constraints

10/27/20

As if a pandemic and megafires weren't enough to worry about, there's also something rotten at the county dump.

10/27/20

Applying the word "value" to Oregon Pinot Noir may seem like a bit of a stretch. Prices for most limited-production Oregon Pinots hover between $40 and $50 and head up from there.

10/27/20

Artificially sweetened beverages, a new study has found, may be just as bad for your heart as the sugar-laden kind.

10/27/20

As the United States marks a century since the beginning of Prohibition, could the surge in online sales prompted by the Covid-19 crisis spell the beginning of the end for the strictly enforced three-tier system that has been in place since Repeal? Jim Clarke reports