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10/29/20

Qvevri are egg-shaped earthenware vessels used in Georgia for hundreds of years to ferment and age wine. This harvest, the first 500-gallon qvevri at Story Winery were used to ferment Chardonnay, Zinfandel and Syrah.

10/29/20

The storm ripped off roofs, knocked down power lines and trees and flooded streets near New Orleans where it came ashore. Storm surge flooded communities along the northern Gulf Coast. As the hurricane moved farther inland, trees and power lines fell in Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.

10/29/20

French President Emmanuel Macron ordered his country into a new month-long, nationwide lockdown Wednesday aimed at stopping a fast-rising tide of virus patients filling French hospitals, but said schools and some workplaces will stay open

10/29/20

Twenty Years After Its Passage, Attorneys General In Ohio And Michigan File The First Lawsuits Under The 21st Amendment Enforcement Act Against Out-Of-State Entities Illegally Shipping Wine And Spirits Across State Lines

10/29/20

The investment firms and executive teams behind the Los Angeles-based liquor delivery company Saucey, along with Inception Companies, the backer of marijuana distribution company Emjay, have formed Pacific Consolidated to merge their two companies and build what's likely the largest "vice" company in the world.

10/29/20

Celebrity investors including Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebel Wilson, Ruby Rose, Darren Criss, Baron Davis, Tove Lo, and Casey Neistat have come together to back the Los Angeles-based thc-infused drink company, Cann, the company said.

10/29/20

The proprietors of Napa Valley's Arrow&Branch Estate Vineyard (www.ArrowAndBranch.com) in Coombsville, Steve and Seanne Contursi, have purchased the 10-acre Williamson Family Vineyard in the Oak Knoll District that produces wines under the name Ideology Cellars.

10/29/20

Held virtually for the first time, the dynamic event addresses topics ranging from diversity and inclusion to sustainability

10/29/20

"There's every reason to believe that Constellation Brands will be able to drive growth in the following months due to the reorganization of its wine and spirits business."

10/29/20

Hayek's husband, billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, has several vineyards in his business portfolio, including Eisele Vineyard east of Calistoga, according to the Daily Mail.

10/29/20

The wine-producing region of La Rioja on Tuesday ordered the closure of restaurants and bars in its two largest towns for a month as part of widening restrictions across Spain to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

10/29/20

Genome British Columbia (Genome BC) is thrilled to congratulate two BC-led teams for their projects designed to harness the power and potential of bio-innovation to create healthier, more sustainable and prosperous communities.

10/29/20

Winegrowers are facing unprecedented challenges from climate change, like hot summers or water shortages, but the warmer climate also favours certain types of cultivation. The German government's adaptation strategy is designed to help the winegrowing sector, but to what extent does it help them in practice? EURACTIV Germany reports.

10/29/20

Nina Caplan - Elaine Chukan Brown - Anne Krebiehl MW - Melissa Monosoff MS

10/29/20

Overton has been with Wente Family Estates since 2014 in various sales roles, most recently as Executive Vice President & Chief Sales Officer. His new, expanded role as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer has him leading the global sales and marketing efforts for the company's portfolio which includes 75 export markets, a large domestic footprint and ecommerce efforts.

10/29/20

ifth generation family member Aly Wente has been promoted to Director of Marketing after joining the winery in 2019 following a four-year stint with Constellation Brands where she managed a portfolio of luxury and super luxury wines.

10/29/20

Finley spent nine years as the EVP of hospitality operations and DTC at Wente Family Estates

10/29/20

Southern announced it has named John Landry to the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager, Nevada, and Kim Scarpone, Senior Vice President, Spirits, Nevada,

10/29/20

With the Holidays around the corner, Gelson's is uncorking four new bottlings in its exclusive branded collection of Gelson's Wines, all produced through its ongoing collaboration with one of their winemakers, Julien Fayard who was named 2016 "Winemaker of the Year" by Wine Spectrum. The four stellar wines will be available at all 27 Gelson's locations across the Southland.

10/29/20

With Sip Wines, consumers are now able to search wineries and wine based on Sip's standards of sustainable practices, renewable energy, community impact, and diversity. Recognizing the need to create a positive change, Justine DiPrete is focused on championing women and other historically underrepresented owners, producers, and makers within the wine industry.

10/29/20

A pioneering collaboration between MCHC Health Centers (Mendocino Community Health Clinic), Direct Relief, a humanitarian aid organization with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies, and BoxPower, which develops modular microgrid energy projects, has led to a much needed backup power plan for MCHC.

10/29/20

The pop-up's unveiling is the first step in a project that will culminate with the opening of a permanent Migration tasting in 2021.

10/29/20

With its latest reinvention and an assist from Bill Gates, the Wine Spectator Grand Award winner is rethinking fine dining for these stay-at-home times

10/29/20

GrapeStars, a slick platform dedicated solely to celebrity wine and spirits, is banking on the currency of fame to move booze.

10/29/20

Syrah is frequently overshadowed by other red varieties, but it can be epically rewarding in its own right.