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03/30/21

Join Wine Business Monthly today for our 2021 Central Coast Insights webcast, starting at 9:30 AM PDT. Attendees who have yet to register can still do so before the webcast begins.

03/30/21

Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and Sen. Mike McGuire, D-North Coast, have been appointed co-chairs of the Senate Select Committee on California's Wine Industry for the 2021-22 legislative session. The pair will focus on mitigating the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the wine industry.

03/30/21

"At Southern Glazer's, we take pride in fostering a culture that supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in all areas of our business."

03/30/21

"All of us at Yao Family Wines are deeply troubled by the recent increase in verbal and physical attacks being perpetrated against the Asian American community here in the United States," said Behmke, who leads the Napa Valley winery founded by retired NBA and China Basketball Association star Yao Ming.

03/30/21

Sales were up 19.7% in the USA - The Chilean peso depreciated 12.9% against the euro, 12.7% against the US dollar,

03/30/21

Domestic wine Hot Brands above 1 million cases include Bota Box, Black Box, Josh Cellars, Apothic, Winking Owl, Barefoot On Tap, Meiomi, Rancho La Gloria, and Decoy By Duckhorn. Imported winners over 1 million cases include Stella Rosa, La Marca, 19 Crimes, Kim Crawford, Roscato, and Oyster Bay.

03/30/21

Active Club Solutions, Inc. is excited to announce the release of a modern, next generation cloud user interface and a new customizable eCommerce platform with advanced web buying features and mobile first design.

03/30/21

For California's food and farming industries, a nonprofit called AgSafe has been providing specialized training in worker safety, health, human resources and food safety for 30 years, with nearly 100,000 employers, supervisors and farm workers having been trained over the years.

03/30/21

U.S. robotics company Boston Dynamics on Monday unveiled a new robot called Stretch, designed to perform one very specific warehouse job: moving boxes.

03/30/21

The San Diego County Vintners Association released the 2021 San Diego County Economic Impact of Wineries report today. The report relies on survey data, economic modeling software, California ABC licenses, and County records to calculate the economic health of the wine industry in San Diego County.

03/30/21

As the American Association of Wine Economists wrote on February 28th: "Georgia has continued its amazing run . . . The value of wine imports from Georgia have continued to surge; with value climbing by 21.4% in 2020 (after 51.3% in 2019)."

03/30/21

In light of ever more stringent sustainability requirements for the food industry, companies see broken goods as a burgeoning problem. The unpacking machine 'Skinner', developed by FuTech Solution, now provides a solution.

03/30/21

The North American low-calorie, low-carbohydrate craft non-alcoholic beer launched in the U.S. in December 2020. Due to high demand following Partake's entrance into the American market, Partake craft beer is now available in Southern California, Colorado, Connecticut, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C. and nationally online.

03/30/21

Tri-Vin Imports announced this week that new 2020 vintages of their global wine portfolio, Tussock Jumper, are now available for the US market. These wines are sustainably sourced from small farms in 11 different global wine regions, then blended using single varietals to produce each vintage.

03/30/21

Sauvage Spectrum, a Palisade, CO estate winery signs a distributor deal with Western Distributing Co.

03/30/21

The Washington Winegrowers Association has honored longtime Washington winemaker, Brian Carter with the 2020 Grand Vin Award.

03/30/21

The donation will cover credits for students attending Bourbon-related certification courses at the University of Louisville, the University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University with preference given to Black students, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ and other underrepresented groups.

03/30/21

Cofounders Maria Calvert and Lydia Richards met while working in wine public relations at Colangelo & Partners, a well-known agency with offices in New York and California.

03/30/21

In the latest exclusive serialisation of his diaries, Alastair Campbell describes in heart-wrenching detail his son Calum's battle with alcoholism, and the memories it prompted of his own similar ordeal.

03/30/21

Most American winemakers who claim that their new wines 'outdo' Burgundy would simply be trying to wind up the French. But when the team at Oregon's Nicolas-Jay do it, it's worth taking notice. For its winemaker is none other than Jean-Nicolas Méo of Domaine Méo-Camuzet in Vosne-Romanée and he is more than qualified to make the comparison. Peter Dean listened in to Méo and partner Jay Boberg and tasted two of their extraordinary new wines Bishop Creek Chardonnay 2018 and L'Ensemble Pinot Noir 2018. You know, they could be right…

03/30/21

One of the oldest Howell Mountain producers, Summit Lake is committed to remaining a small, family operation, despite the region's unstoppable growth.

03/30/21

The Iowa Wine Growers Association organized a standalone commercial wine competition to take the place of the postponed 2020 Iowa State Fair's Commercial Wine Competition, in order to award their 2020 Governor's Cup Trophy award.

03/30/21

Research links consumption of foods such as coffee and chocolate to global deforestation

03/30/21

The Bordeaux estate has been involved in sustainable development for over 15 years, which has culminated in an agro-pedological and climatic study to better understand how the estate's vines interact with the soil and climatic environment.

03/30/21

Investors with a record hoard of money to finance distressed commercial real estate are finding themselves in a tough spot: There's nowhere to spend it.

03/30/21

The U.S. must seriously consider the idea of tinkering with the atmosphere to cool a warming Earth and accelerate research into how and whether humanity should hack the planet, the National Academy of Sciences said Thursday.

03/30/21

Peruvian presidential candidate Yonhy Lescano, with the Popular Action party, insists on treating Covid-19 with salt and "cañazo" (cane liquor), a recipe for which there is no scientific basis.

03/30/21

Olivier Trégoat traveled roughly 100 days per year before the pandemic, dividing his time between Asia and South America.

03/30/21

Finding the grape variety that people will travel to New Jersey to experience is the goal of top winemakers intent on defining distinctive terroir.

03/30/21

"The health situation is clearly not satisfactory and the authorities are not in a position to give us an answer soon enough."