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03/03/21

We spoke with several wine-growers to ascertain the costs and benefits of the program, and see how deeply the pandemic has impacted the process and program.

03/03/21

The purchase of Mount Pleasant is one of several vineyard properties acquired by Hoffmann in the Augusta, Missouri, area, about 50 miles west of St. Louis. The firm plans to invest $100 million.

03/03/21

Bottlenecks in global supply have affected availability and pricing of smaller bottles, causing demand for them to taper off this after being hot through much of 2020 because of virtual tastings, according to Gustavo Beltran and Ryan Riewerts, sales and national sales managers for M.A. Silva USA. ... Smaller-format wine containers have been hot-sellers in stores ...

03/03/21

The upgraded tools were designed with the assistance of four major California destination marketing organizations to specifically to allow them host large-scale events while meeting California's strict visitation guidelines set in place due to COVID-19.

03/03/21

In this expanded role, Omar will continue to work closely with Don Sebastiani & Sons President, Donny Sebastiani, to increase overall profitability and portfolio growth across the company. Omar joined the company in 2017 as Chief Financial Officer and was subsequently elevated to Chief Operating Officer, taking over for the retiring Tom Hawkins.

03/03/21

In his most recent role as Vice President, General Sales Manager, Mr. Lee was responsible for the General Market, On and Off Premise.

03/03/21

The portfolio includes Argyle Winery in Oregon, MacRostie Winery and Vineyards in Sonoma County, Markham Vineyards and TEXTBOOK in Napa Valley, and DVWP's new philanthropic wine partnership with the James Beard Foundation, Dough Wines.

03/03/21

Anthony Marzella, Northeast Regional Sales Manager; and Nancy Chira-Garcia, Sales Representative for Monterey.

03/03/21

Sensorio will open again on April 15 after closing in December due to statewide COVID-19 restrictions. The Field of Light attraction off Highway 46 East - made up of 58,000 solar-powered, fiber-optic lights spread over a 15-acre field - has drawn about 200,000 visitors since it opened.

03/03/21

The 2019 Smashberry Chardonnay is a blend of Chardonnay and Viognier, sourced from SIP Certified vineyards in the Paso Robles appellation.

03/03/21

America's most popular premium ($10+) wine brand is among the first to market with Italy's newest approved sparkling varietal. In just a little more than a year, Josh Cellars Prosecco is now the fastest-growing and fourth-most-popular Prosecco in the United States.

03/03/21

Recently launched winery project Drive Wines will be joining the boutique small-production winery lineup at the Locals Tasting Room in Geyserville, CA. Drive Wines, previously sold exclusively through their website, wine club, local restaurants and retailers, is now available for tasting outdoors and purchase by the bottle at the Locals Tasting Room.

03/03/21

The campaign highlights three months of uniquely curated wine experiences from March to May where wine lovers and tourists can visit Sonoma Valley and partake in different wine tastings and exciting experiences within three themes including: Wine + Food, Library Wine Tastings, and Spring Release Wines.

03/03/21

In celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, Acker is proud to announce its new virtual IGTV series, Women in Wine. The conversation series will feature short segments, hosted by the women of Acker, broaching the topics of entrepreneurship, upending traditional gender roles, mentorship, and advocacy.

03/03/21

This will be the first time diners are allowed to take a seat inside the city's restaurants since COVID-19 cases skyrocketed by 250 percent last November

03/03/21

In these first sixty years of history, Pinot Grigio has become the leading Italian white varietal wine worldwide, and the Pinot Grigio from Santa Margherita continues to be its flagship: a wine that has made a huge contribution to the development of Italian winemaking, revolutionizing both the national and foreign markets.

03/03/21

How creative operators are reinventing wine programs, finding new revenue streams, and mastering cocktails-to-go

03/03/21

Public health experts say the move is risky and comes much too soon.

03/03/21

The event, in which the first 240 lots mark the return of the multi-vendor Platinum Session, will feature an array of the very best domestic wines, including the largest selection Heritage has offered of Harlan, Screaming Eagle and Sine Qua Non.

03/03/21

The 2021 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle features the artwork of Louisville resident Richard Sullivan, a former professional baseball player. Sullivan's stunning watercolor is of thoroughbreds as they thunder down the stretch and was designed as a complement to last year's Derby bottle artwork, which Sullivan also created.

03/03/21

The Premier Cru ponzi scheme has left thousands out of pocket, but there may be a glimmer of hope.

03/03/21

Wilbur Ellis Director of Digital Agriculture Barrett Mooney shares an insider's perspective on how growers can navigate the rapidly changing world of technology for agriculture to reduce risk and increase profits.

03/03/21

Marquee Selections announces the addition of FROMM Winery to their growing portfolio of sustainable and family-owned wineries. From Marlborough, New Zealand, FROMM produces high quality organic wines with a focus on Pinot Noir - one of the first wineries in the region to do so.

03/03/21

Wine Nook's new guide book, "Embrace the Box: Your Guide to the World of Box Wine," is an exploration of the growing variety and sophistication of box wine. The list of premium box wines spans 23 countries, dozens of varietals, and all different price points.

03/03/21

The job comes with a $10,000 per month salary, rent-free living for a year in the charming town of Healdsburg, one of Sonoma County's premier destinations, and a year's supply of Murphy-Goode wine.

03/03/21

Auction of Washington Wines (AWW), a nonprofit devoted to advancing awareness of the Washington wine industry, today announced its lineup of events for the 2021 season. After moving to virtual and online events last year, AWW is maintaining a largely online format while bringing back in-person events in smaller, more intimate settings.

03/03/21

St. Supéry Estate Vineyards and Winery launches a year-long series of live, lifestyle programs which will be broadcast from the Napa Valley several times each month throughout 2021.

03/03/21

The Stravinski Development Group has already developed eight wine warehouses in the Green Island industrial area of the city. This latest, 217,294-square-foot warehouse is to be at 1075 Commerce Court

03/03/21

What's it like being a female in the male-dominated sommelier world? Women wine pros around the U.S. share their experiences, plus predictions for post-pandemic wine service