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04/21/21

"It's the marketing department's job," said Andy Walker.

04/21/21

CDFA's Pierce's Disease (PD) Glassy-winged Sharpshooter (GWSS) Board approved more than $2.1 million in new funding for 12 research projects.

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The second Be the Change Job Fair, dedicated to creating more diverse and equitable workplaces in the beverage alcohol industry, will take place virtually on April 22, 2021. Candidate registration is now open "to all" and the free, four-hour event.

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OLE Health, Napa County and Kaiser Permanente have joined forces to launch a large-scale mass vaccination clinic - Wednesday, April 21, through Friday, April 23 - from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Meritage Resort Carneros Ballroom.

04/21/21

The Company Will Tap into Southern Glazer's Established Distribution Network to Bring Quatreau, its CBD-Infused Sparkling Water, to U.S. Retailers

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Low-calorie wine dollar sales increased 302% in the 13-week period ending January 9, compared to the same 13-week period one year prior, while low/no-sugar wines increased over 1,000% (on a small base, lol).

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Worldwide wine consumption dropped 2.8 percent in 2020, after optimistic reports of people stocking up on wines. This is the third year in a row worldwide consumption has dropped.

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... according to the OIV in Paris, in their annual state of industry report

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According to the latest data from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), Spain had 13% of the world's vineyard area under vine in 2020. In the same year, China slid from second to third place with 11%, with France just nudging ahead, also around 11%. Italy was in fourth place with 10%.

04/21/21

CompleteDTC is unique in being organized around helping smaller wineries with every stage of the customer lifecycle - with particular emphasis on tools that improve customer retention.

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The ingenious combination of the Pivot Stopper and Device lets consumers pour a glass from any bottle and preserve remaining wine for up to four weeks

04/21/21

Brazil's 110 year-old producer announces Austral/American Estates Wines as importer.

04/21/21

Hot off the heels of a fully funded crowdfunding campaign and launching this April, Kind of Wild Wines arrives as the first globally sourced, organic and vegan certified direct-to-consumer wine brand in the USA.

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"The base for this effervescent new beverage is Josh's critically-acclaimed Space Age Rosé."

04/21/21

Germany has introduced a new "quality" hierarchy for its wines. It is based on geography, similar (but different) to many other countries in Europe: Area, Region, Village, and Vineyard. Here's a ...

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Starting this summer, Mississippi will allow home delivery of liquor, beer, wine or light spirits from local package stores or retailers.

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Maine stores and distributors say a proposed change would open the door to unfair out-of-state competition.

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People consume less alcohol as the price of food increases, suggesting this may influence the decision to buy it, a new study led by Cardiff University has found.

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This campaign augments the ongoing initiative with Trees For The Future, an organization responsible for planting over 200 million trees since 1989. Redwood Empire Whiskey has committed to planting one tree for every bottle sold, and through this partnership, has planted over 225,000 trees to date.

04/21/21

Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants, importer & distributor of fine wines, spirits & sake since 1973, is delighted to announce their new exclusive California and Hawaii distributor partnership for Jorge Ordóñez Selections starting May 1, 2021.

04/21/21

CEO of Domaine Carneros Remi Cohen is toasting the upcoming Earth Day on April 22nd with a glass of sparkling wine crafted from their Carneros AVA estate vineyards which have been cultivated sustainably for decades. Since its founding in 1987, the winery has put sustainable efforts at the forefront, ensuring their impact on the land is minimalistic.

04/21/21

OLE Health, in partnership with Napa County and Kaiser Permanente, will be providing Covid-19 vaccinations Tuesday, April 20 through Friday, April 23 at the Meritage Carneros Ballroom, located at 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA 94558.

04/21/21

Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy, Jr. and the Lawrence family are pleased to announce the launch of Brendel, a collection of distinct Napa Valley wines.

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Owned and operated by the Joly family, the 12th century estate is comprised of three biodynamic Chenin Blanc vineyards anchored around the family monopole, Clos de la Coulée de Serrant.

04/21/21

A COVID-19-inspired state law expands supplemental paid sick leave, allowing employees to take up to 80 hours of paid leave, whether they contract the virus or are caring for a family member.

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In addition to participating in a trail maintenance day, Del Rio Vineyard Estate and Rock Point Wines have partnered with their Oregon Distributor, Columbia Distributing, in a program to raise funds for the Pacific Crest Trail Association. For the months of July, August, and September 2021 a $1 per bottle of Rock Point Wine sold in participating retailers will be donated to the Pacific Crest Trail Association to continue trail preservation efforts and upkeep.

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Featuring 35+ recipes from top Napa Valley restaurants and chefs, proceeds from this first-of-its-kind Napa Valley cookbook will go directly to Napa Valley restaurant workers, who have been heavily impacted in the past year by the pandemic and wildfires.

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Designed to inspire, empower and connect the next generation of leaders, 50 Next celebrates people aged 35 and under from across the wider food and drink scene, from producers and educators to tech creators and activists.

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American Northwest Distributors, Inc has seen strong growth in volume, placements and revenue in most Northwest Chains as it announces the addition of Kirk Kauhane to its growing Sales Leadership team in the role of National Chain Sales Manager.

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Ventana Winery operations ceased in 2017 when Folktale founder and president Gregory Ahn partnered with Randy Pura and Bruce Sterten to overhaul the vineyard. Ahn at the time told Edible Monterey Baythat he hoped to reimagine the winery facility as a new hospitality center for Monterey wine country. Now, it's Joyce's turn at the helm.

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Peter Cap is in love with the red wine he makes. More than that, he's convinced that it might help us to stay healthy.

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... -and how they predict the rebound will play out ... "Restaurant reopenings are being treated like full-on openings when it comes to ordering-complete revamping of wine lists across the board."

04/21/21

What should we expect from the Bordeaux 2020 en primeur campaign? Our Bordeaux correspondent, Colin Hay, spoke to a number of the leading negociants and châteaux to find out.

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The Fladgate Partnership has declared four single quinta vintage Ports from the 2019 vintage under its Taylor's, Croft and Fonseca labels.

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The European Union has reached a provisional agreement to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, pushing beyond a previous target but not going as far as environmental campaigners demand.

04/21/21

Fire events are increasing as the US, Spain and Portugal grapple with the devastation wrecked by bushfires, Australia is providing critical research and guidance on managing smoke affected fruit.