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Even though 2020 seems like one of the worst years in recent memory, there is still plenty to look back and smile about. Cheers to our Hot Brands of 2020!

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Listing stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "NAPA."

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QTT, or the molecules quercotriterpenosides, are a new family of oak compounds found to play a key role in sensory profiles of wines aged in barrels and are responsible for the sensation of "sugariness" and sweetness in dry wines.

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Potassium Polyaspartate (KPA), the key ingredient, was authorized and listed by Health Canada.

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The time it takes for restaurants and travel to reopen will dictate sales projections and supply plans.

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Providing complete alcohol beverage law and compliance services.

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Rebecca Stamey-White, partner at Hinman & Carmichael LLP, and Jeff Carroll, general manager of Avalara for Beverage Alcohol, will explore the multiple issues surrounding alcohol marketplaces and propose a compliance framework

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Sonoma County will remain in the purple tier for the foreseeable future partly because there's been a decline in coronavirus testing since December 2020, which has contributed to higher test-positivity rates,

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The changes aim to help the smallest and neediest companies, but risk throwing an already turbulent program into chaos.

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It would add a 20% tax on alcohol sold at the wholesale level, and would likely lead to a price increase to customers.

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Fetzer Vineyards, the nation's 12th-largest wine marketer and a leading purveyor of wines and spirits from three origins, today announced the appointment of Chris McFerran to Senior Vice President, Sales.

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"We're investing significantly against the rapidly evolving digital landscape."

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More than 1,100 wine professionals and guests attended and the industry awards held at the end of three days marked a perfect occasion to champion the advancement of Oregon's $7 billion wine industry.

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Brother's Bond Distilling Company, LLC announced today that it signed a new agreement with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC). RNDC assumed distribution rights in all states effective January 1, 2021.

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With much of 2020 having been a write-off for trade fairs and exhibitions, organisers are hoping that 2021 will prove to be more successful, embracing digital and physical hybrids to evolve the format in a post-pandemic world.

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The DTC E-Commerce platform that will debut six distinctive wines made from organic grapes officially launched its crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo today. Kind of Wild was founded by Adam and Jordan Sager, brothers, bringing decades of combined experience from their family-owned wine import company Winesellers, Ltd.

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BarBox is now available to purchase at select retailers in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Washington. Consumers will be able to purchase these ready-to-drink cocktails online in select regions as well as from the convenience of their home courtesy of their e-commerce partner, Thirstie.

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By Forbes Human Resources Council Alana Lapierre - Forbes Human Resources CouncilGlobal Vice President of People, Culture and Performance at CCM Hockey, certified sommelier and wine writer.

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"I have found that I was the only woman in the room, the only person of color in the room, and sometimes the only queer person. It was really surprising for me," says Jirka Jireh, an Oakland-based sommelier, wine educator, and creator of Industry Sessions, an Instagram series aimed at offering support to BIPOC interested in wine.

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Kerrville Hills Winery and Texas Heritage Vineyard both selected Big Thirst Marketing as their agency of record responsible for marketing programs to enhance winery growth. To ensure clients get the most strategic support possible the agency has hired wine industry marketing expert, Kristin Rice as marketing manager.

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Disaronno International and parent company ILLVA Saronno S.p.A announce that Corvo, part of the company's imported portfolio from Sicily, is debuting a new look and feel for the wines and packaging as well as two new line extensions, reflecting both the deep ties to the island's winemaking culture and a nod to the present and future.

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Montage Residences Healdsburg is announces the availability of the highly anticipated Harvest Homes, signature residences within the newest luxury resort, Montage Healdsburg, located in Northern Sonoma County.

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Vertical Finance today announced that they have welcomed 29 new boutique wineries, merchants, and gourmet food companies, to the Grand Reserve™ World Mastercard® partner network, further broadening the program designed to reward cardmembers as they pursue their passion for wine. Cardmembers earn significant bonus points on purchases made directly from Grand Reserve partners and receive unique benefits and exclusive invitations.

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Throughout the month many of the more than 400 wineries in Sonoma County will be offering in-person specials, shipping promotions, innovative virtual tastings, cooking classes, winemaker meet and greets and more.

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Years from now, when the history of Beaujolais is written, it will be fascinating to see how the wine is portrayed over the first part of the 21st century.

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Today, Lettie is one of only two on-staff wine writers left in America's newspaper landscape, a testimony to her tenacity, as well as to the unfortunate state of professional wine writing. Because if there's one thing that wine needs, it's more journalists with a sense of fun, plus the willingness to explore the subject in novel ways.

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His clients are still fighting to get their money back, but John Fox is now a free man.

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There are multiple reasons why these heirloom grape varieties fell into oblivion, ranging from the phylloxera crisis to producers opting for varieties that are richer in sugar and ripen earlier. With the ongoing and future climate change, late-ripening grape varieties have become more useful.