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02/17/21

Treasury will reorganize into three divisions: Penfolds, Treasury Premium Brands and Treasury Americas. Treasury will sell low priority brands and other assets. The restructuring was unveiled as the world's largest listed winemaker reported a 43% slump in first-half net profit.

02/17/21

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02/17/21

Steve Herron of Exchange Bank said his team is waiting to see what fourth-quarter financial statements look like to figure out if financing covenants are triggered. Bank of the West's Adam Beak said adjustments to credit lines for crops and winery inventory have been limited.

02/17/21

The judge found the case different than the dispute in Tennessee Wine and Spirits v. Thomas because Sarasota Wine Market and its potential Missouri customers were not challenging the state's three-year residency requirement but were challenging "Missouri's requirements that licensed liquor retailers be residents of Missouri, have a physical presence in the state, and purchase liquor sold in the state from licensed in-state wholesalers."

02/17/21

Judge Hale of the Western District of Kentucky dismissed a constitutional challenge by an out-of-state retailer to Kentucky laws as it sought to be able to ship alcohol to Kentucky residents from out of state retail locations.

02/17/21

Designed by award winning viticulturist and winemaker Dr. Irina Santiago-Brown, Cellar Chimp began its life as a COVID lockdown project. Ten months of development later, Cellar Chimp is available to give smaller winemakers everywhere the IT resources of big wineries at a fraction of the hassle and expense. To celebrate the launch, Cellar Chimp is offering one-month free subscriptions and discounts on longer subscriptions

02/17/21

Cynthia Sterling, Creative Director at Affinity Creative Group, led a close-in and finely tuned brand redesign program for Oliver Winery and Vineyards.

02/17/21

Administrators of collapsed wine group McWilliam's have confirmed they're in talks with a party interested in taking over the 143-year-old company, according to a report by The Australian.

02/17/21

With the first vintage of this wine, the Bogle family will be donating a portion of sales to the Restaurant Workers' Community Foundation. A donation of $1 per case sold will go toward supporting restaurant employees and their families impacted by COVID-19.

02/17/21

A well-planned export model is earning Mulderbosch Vineyards global distribution-most aggressively in the U.S. market.

02/17/21

Martignetti Companies, the leading distributor of alcoholic beverages in Massachusetts, will host the 7th annual Women's Beverage Alcohol Symposium virtually on Wednesday, February 24. The Women's Symposium brings together women working in all facets of the beverage alcohol industry and is offered free of charge.

02/17/21

Women of the Vine & Spirits (WOTVS) has announced program details for its virtual event, WOTVS CONNECT! to be held March 8, on International Women's Day. Sessions taking place during the three-hour program include Town Halls on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Business Development & Innovation.

02/17/21

The reopening of the Santa Ynez Valley to visitors, most notably lodging for leisure travel and the resumption of outdoor service for restaurants and wineries, could not have come at a better time for those struggling with the Groundhog Day-like effects of pandemic fatigue.

02/17/21

Chopin Vodka, the world's first luxury vodka, and iconic designer Vera Wang, today announced that they will release a limited-edition collaboration - Vera Wang x Chopin. The project will launch in the spring of this year in the United States.

02/17/21

A new academic study has provided conclusive proof of terroir's influence on whisky, settling an industry-dividing debate for both whisky drinkers and producers alike.

02/17/21

Single Phase Power Solutions has partnered with Yaskawa America to incorporate their VFD and Digital Single-Phase Converters within Single Phase' engineered power systems.

02/17/21

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Dan Marino Foundation to help support its mission to empower individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

02/17/21

Motion, a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, and a premier provider of industrial technology solutions, announces seven recent promotions to key field management positions.

02/17/21

BioGill North America, a 100% subsidiary of BioGill Environmental Limited, has named Sheldon Sapoznik as Vice-President, to lead North American expansion efforts.

02/17/21

Over eight weeks, participants in the seminar will be exposed to key aspects of the wine business, including setting goals, assessing opportunities, leveraging strengths, developing financial frameworks and different models for profitability.

02/17/21

"Within the next two months, up to 15,000 farmworkers will begin coming in from Yuma, Arizona, Southern and Central California, and some from other states to support the growing season in Monterey County."

02/17/21

An advocacy group filed a motion in federal court Tuesday to join the legal battle filed by wineries on the Old Mission Peninsula.

02/17/21

Diliberto Winery, a boutique winemaking operation with a 2-acre vineyard, a home and a tasting room with a separate apartment above, sold to Greg and Jacqui Goodale, part of the family that owns Riverhead Building Supply, pending approval of a liquor license.

02/17/21

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a global publishing leader that publishes 2,000 titles annually, and McBride Sisters Collection, Inc., the largest Black-owned wine company in the United States, today announce the launch of the Black Girl Magic Wine & Book Club.

02/17/21

Wine-searcher recently ran a piece decrying the pointlessness of wine influencers; Sophia Longhi presents an alternative view.

02/17/21

Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) announced today that Adobe Road wines are now "The Official Wine of SVRA."

02/17/21

Today, We Like That Too podcast released the first of their two-part interview with Doug Frost, Master of Wine and Master Sommelier. Part two will release on February 24.

02/17/21

How to buy, cook, and enjoy this innovative protein.