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03/26/21

Curtis Phillips, who shared his love of learning as Senior Technical Editor for Wine Business Monthly for two decades, passed away March 19, 2021.

03/26/21

The Solution: The NYWGF has now made available a short survey for all grape growers in New York state. The intent is to "capture a broad stroke snapshot of vineyard acreage and to document the extent that growers are using sustainable viticulture practices."

03/26/21

Commercial farms and ranches are not eligible for coverage by the California FAIR Plan - the state's insurer of last resort."

03/26/21

WarRoom Cellars made waves when it purchased Bonny Doon Vineyard. What attracted the company to the Central Coast? For a buyer, what makes a brand stand out? Andrew Nelson will address these questions at Central Coast Insights.

03/26/21

Last April, MFW and another wine dealer, A6 Wine, represented by John G. Papianou and other lawyers at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, asked Commonwealth Court for emergency relief.

03/26/21

The 8th Circuit denied the request for a rehearing as well as the request for an en banc review of the 8th Circuit's decision upholding Missouri's law on retailer shipping against a dormant Commerce Clause challenge. The one page order can be found here.

03/26/21

Created by Denver-based design agency Grit, the fresh design reflects the new vision of the winery following the change of leadership and promotion of Nicki McTague to President in 2020.

03/26/21

Founded in 1981 by Rick Small and Darcey Fugman-Small, Woodward Canyon has been family-owned and operated since its inception, and the second generation has been increasingly more involved over the years and now work full time in the family business.

03/26/21

Prior to joining Lewis, James held winemaking roles at Donum, Dutton Goldfield, Patz & Hall and Acacia.

03/26/21

Vianney Gravereaux will join the team as Sales and Marketing Director alongside Axel Heinz, Estate Director, as of April 1, 2021.

03/26/21

since the tariffs on European wine were suspended by the Biden administration, according to UK merchant Bordeaux Index.

03/26/21

The new certifying back label includes an illustration of Monastrell vine roots in a hat tip to the region's flagship grape; the word 'Jumilla' in braille and Roman lettering; a pair of 4th century Iberian gold earrings in the shape of a grape cluster; a map of Spain pinpointing where the region resides; and a stamp from the DOP.

03/26/21

Maison Saint Aix, the 130-year-old winery located in Provence, France, has unveiled a new logo for its AIX Rosé.

03/26/21

The Somm 6 Reds is SommSelect's fourth wine subscription. In the past 12 months, SommSelect subscriptions are up over 400 percent, customers are spending on average 30 percent more per order, and 45 percent of customers are first-time purchasers.

03/26/21

New data from On Premise research and insights consultancy CGA has revealed strong performance numbers for wine, deeming it the most ordered category for takeout alcohol throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

03/26/21

The initiative includes targeted outreach and education efforts to ensure that farmworkers and their advocates understand their rights and that they should contact the division to file a complaint if violations occur.

03/26/21

The Redside Ranch 2019 Marquette won a gold medal at the 21st annual San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, and received the highest points for a Marquette in the United States.

03/26/21

People visit wineries for more than just the wine, and in creating this list we took into account ambiance, service, safety precautions and other factors that make a place fun to visit.

03/26/21

Chenin is one of the most versatile grape varieties making every shade of white

03/26/21

Sometimes, popular sentiment and conventional wisdom is wrong in the moment-too quick to judge, too short on perspective. Looking back can be transformational.

03/26/21

Sarah Heller MW argues that Italian wine is done a disservice when its appreciation is based on Bordeaux or Burgundian reference points

03/26/21

Rainfall throughout Napa Valley is at about a third of average, experts say. That likely won't impede this year's wine grape crop, but an extended drought could have serious implications.

03/26/21

Remember the time when you had 'heard' of Facebook or Twitter but did not really know what they were about? Only to find a few weeks later you were spending countless hours on both?

03/26/21

For Midwest winemakers, higher temperatures mean more opportunities to grow different grape varieties - but bring a new slew of challenges

03/26/21

Some vessels could still change course, but the crush of ships listing the Suez Canal as their destination shows an even-greater backlog looms

03/26/21

"I found there was a difference in both color and aromatics and also in taste."

03/26/21

China's will impose anti-dumping measures on some Australian wine imports from March 28 for five years, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on Friday.