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02/10/21

Julie Hyman, Myles Udland, and Brian Sozzi speak with Bespoke Capital Executive Chairman Paul Walsh, and Vintage Wine Estates CEO Pat Roney about their SPAC merger.

02/10/21

The largest winery in the South broke ground on a third location, a 35,000-square-foot complex. With an initial $15 million investment, the attraction will employ more than 50 people.

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The last year has been all about weathering storms and finding silver linings. 'We are not all in the same boat. We are all in the same storm."

02/10/21

The former wine buyer for one of the nation's largest wholesalers talks about her start in wine, figuring out what millennials drink and fostering diversity through education

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"As we begin to anniversary on early Covid trends from last year, we're hoping to still maintain strong sales going forward and feel fairly optimistic about 2021."

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California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara on Monday announced an effort to establish home-hardening standards that could protect participating homeowners from canceled policies and soaring rates while providing a mechanism to encourage fire-safe retrofits that could save lives and property.

02/10/21

The Association of African American Vintners (AAAV) Wine Business Scholarship serves to build diversity in the wine industry and bring awareness to present-day Black winemakers while providing financial assistance to a student who demonstrates professional goals in the industry. The scholarship award is for $5,000 to help with the student's tuition.

02/10/21

Scholarships, mentorships, and other resources for BIPOC students and aspiring hospitality professionals.

02/10/21

Wine Future 2021 has made diversity and inclusion one of the key topics for debate - alongside the pandemic, climate chain and global trading. Here's why Wine Unify's Alicia Towns Franken is taking part.

02/10/21

The conference will be held online from 23 to 25 February from 4 to 7 p.m. (CET)

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The collaboration is the first of its kind for Cupcake and aligns naturally with the brand's joyful spirit and dedication to making quality wine for those who choose joy in life.

02/10/21

The affordable Italian sparkling wine may well become the patron saint of brunch. Here are eight to know.

02/10/21

Total volume sales of no/low alcohol beer, wine, spirits, and ready-to-drink (RTD) products are set to increase 31% by 2024, according to a No-and Low-Alcohol Strategic Study 2021 from IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.

02/10/21

What will the e-tail titan's new role mean for the supermarket business?

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One of the most respected viticulturists in Napa Valley, Derr guides his own company John Derr Farming, LLC, and is a vineyard consultant for such noted wineries as Kapcsándy Family Winery, Ilsley Vineyards and Blankiet Vineyards.

02/10/21

Parras Wines was recognized by Revista de Vinhos, one of the leading magazines in the sector, as Company of the Year within "The Best of the Year 2020" awards. Reaching a turnover of over 26 million euros last year, the company exported 50 percent of its wines to markets such as China, Brazil and the United States.

02/10/21

Program highlights include guided wine tastings with Jay Buchsbaum, VP of Marketing and Wine Education for Royal Wine; Erik Segelbaum, Food & Wine Magazine's 2019 Sommelier of the Year; wine blogger Gabriel Geller, Royal Wine's director of PR; and others.

02/10/21

Kenefick Ranch announced it has teamed up with San Francisco-based Truffle Shuffle to host a virtual culinary experience. During the pandemic, Truffle Shuffle has pivoted to become the country's leading live cooking experience, earning accolades from O Magazine, The Kelly Clarkson Show and The San Francisco Chronicle.

02/10/21

Chuck Blethen, owner of Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard in Marshall N.C., won a Silver medal in the French Broad Vignerons Amateur Wine competition with his cold-hardy Katuah Muscadine wine. This is the first time wine made with the native Madison County Katuah Muscadines has been entered in a wine competition.

02/10/21

Wilhelm Haag of Weingut Fritz Haag in the Mosel, one of Germany's most heralded Riesling producers and a figurehead in the region, passed away December 16, 2020 after a recurrence of cancer. He was 83 years old.

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"We also saw an impact on phenolic ripeness, with a slight drop in anthocyanin levels, but no difference in total tannins."

02/10/21

North Canterbury's slogan, "The coolest little wine region in the country," would seem gimmicky if it didn't ring so true.

02/10/21

Originally an April's fool joke, Musk's US$250 Tesla Tequila sold hour just hours after it was released last November.

02/10/21

Elenteny Imports, an industry leader in logistics for importers of wine, spirits, and beer, announced today it has entered an Importing and Logistics Support Service Agreement with FUN WINE®, America's fastest-growing flavored wine brand. Elenteny Imports has been appointed as "Primary American Source of Supply" with complete logistic capabilities to supply FUN WINE® products to national wholesalers in all 50 states in the United States.

02/10/21

In August last year, Changyu signed a co-construction agreement with China Jinmao's Shanghai International Shipping Service Center Development Co., Ltd. and Shanghai International Wine & Spirits Trade Development Co., Ltd. to develop the wine theme park.

02/10/21

The Oxford Wine Company (OWC) has launched a wine tourism platform aimed at making wineries "accessible to everybody".

02/10/21

The National Farmers Federation (NFF) in a pre-budget submission urged the Federal Government to spend $3.5 billion on a trade strategy aimed at finding new export markets and improving supply chains.

02/10/21

Fine wine merchant Bordeaux Index has reported "record-breaking" sales of Burgundy in 2020, with classified Bordeaux estates also performing well.

02/10/21

From dark and muscular Russian River examples to delicate, ethereal wines from the coast, Sonoma County Syrahs offer an array of styles, all equally complex, discovers Matthew Luczy, who picks out 10 top wines to try.

02/10/21

Biden made the bipartisan FEED Act a reality by signing an executive order to increase FEMA's federal cost share and help restaurants partner with nonprofits

02/10/21

Brand kicks off sweepstakes to provide relief to small businesses, while offering participants the chance to win a year of free pizza

02/10/21

Three Brothers Wineries & Estates, which produces 20,000 - 25,000 cases annually, has completed onboarding with Ekos and is now using the business management software to track wine production, manage inventory, create sales orders, and understand key metrics like COGS to help grow the business.

02/10/21

For decades, handshakes and verbal agreements buoyed blockbuster agreements between vintners and growers up and down the West Coast. But then came the fires, and then a pandemic.

02/10/21

The 2020 average price of all varieties was $674.72, down 16.8% from 2019.