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04/23/21

A Sonoma County vineyard belonging to a partnership led by well-known wine executive Hugh Reimers has been sold for about $4.7 million, according to county records. Krasilsa Pacific, which owns other properties in Sonoma County, has also drawn the ire of state and county officials. In March, the company received a notice of "abatement proceedings" for one of its lots in the 4800 block of Geysers Road east of Geyserville.

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A study from the Catena Institute of Wine finds chemical evidence that the soils in which a vineyard grows leave an indelible stamp on the wine

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Chardonnay Pomace May Be Rich in Health-Enhancing Compounds

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As has been reported, Gallo wants to open a bottling facility in South Carolina but also wants to open tasting rooms where people can sample wines. Wholesalers and liquor stores apparently don't want Gallo to be able to sell the wine directly after tastings. According to this article, lawmakers changed a proposed bill so Gallo would have to buy their own bottles from wholesalers. lol.

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Jeb seems to be indicating a "leading" wine review publication is allowing wineries to review scores and notes prior to their release/publication.

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to an investor group that includes Charles Banks's daughter.

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Prior to Ms. Graham's career at Southern Glazer's, she served as the Marketing Director at Russian Standard Canada and spent more than 10 years in various positions within the beverage alcohol industry. She began her career with Southern Glazer's in 2015 as the Director of Marketing

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The incredible true story of the first Native American owned and operated winery in California. Tara Gomez creates award-winning wines but for her, the word terroir has a whole different meaning ,Narrated by Elaine Chukan Brown.

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Compared to two years ago, spirits were up 37% while wine was 21% higher and beer was up 8%.

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Restaurant and hotel jobs, the hardest hit during the pandemic, are among those returning fastest to the North Bay as COVID-19 restrictions ease, a local economist said Wednesday.

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In case you missed it: a month-long dry spell has growers and producers worried and state authorities are preparing to act.

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Based on the 20 sites in Sonoma County that participated in the pilot program, up to 2,184 metric tons of CO2 equivalents can be removed annually from the atmosphere.

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From now through August 2021, $0.25 of all bottles sold of Wente Vineyards wines will be donated to Kiss the Ground, up to a $30,000 donation.

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Deployment enabled through a grant from California Air Resources Board FARMER program

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In celebration of Earth Day, the Lohr family is excited to share their new J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines sustainability infographic as a visual representation of both why and how sustainability is a core value at J. Lohr.

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"The environment is shifting around us and we need to be consumer led in everything we do." - Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi.

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"We are really excited about our recent integration with Avalara Shipping Verification. It features a fast, modern API for integration, and more importantly, it is simple for a winery to get started with - no need for wineries to maintain products in multiple systems," says Andrew Kamphuis, President of Commerce7.

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Unlike the last few marketing campaigns, where buyers rushed to place orders as soon as the first wines were finished, this year has got off to a very quiet start.

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Alongside other Old Mission Peninsula agriculturalists, this 100% Estate producing winery looks to further their charge into being proponents of biodiversity and organic farming culture.

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The first installment is taking place next week, April 29, and will include from Ste. Michelle Estates: David Dearie, President & CEO, Dan Heller, EVP of Sales and Melody Zhang, Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Booker Vineyard & Winery announced today that its 60-acre estate vineyard has received official certification from California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), which oversees one of the nation's most stringent and respected programs of its kind.

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Colangelo & Partners will focus its campaign on strategic media and trade relations to increase Castello del Terriccio's brand visibility and expand distribution within key markets for Italian wines in the US.

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Get a taste of first-rate regional wines from these lists devoted to their neighbors

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What the extremely dry conditions may mean for the harvest season ahead

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The Montana Senate voted Thursday to advance a measure banning the use of vaccine passports and prohibiting workplaces from requiring vaccinations as a condition for employment.

04/23/21

Clarion Events Food & Beverage Group, trade show producers of several leading restaurant and foodservice industry events, is thrilled to announce that the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo and Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show will both be taking place as scheduled in August and September 2021, respectively.

04/23/21

Waters Edge Wineries® announced it has signed a franchise agreement with new owner group, Wine Vibes, LLC, to open a Waters Edge Winery & Bistro location in Missouri City, TX, a growing suburb within the greater Houston area.

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Chile's Santa Rita is poised for a "record-breaking" 2021 harvest at some of its properties in terms of yields, with the quality particularly high for its whites.

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Australian Grape & Wine (AGW) welcomes the Ministerial announcement that the Australian and Canadian Governments have settled the remaining measures in Australia's World Trade Organisation (WTO) challenge to Canadian wine measures.

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These blends from two different hemispheres epitomize the Australian company's inventive approach to winemaking.

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In 2015, Constellation asked Cadamatre to return to the Finger Lakes to work with one of their brands. While there, she and Brian finally founded their own family winery, Trestle Thirty One. In 2018, they returned to Napa, where Cadamatre is the director of winemaking at Robert Mondavi.

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Greece's oldest varieties have found a growing audience on the international market.

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Snapchat is king. Beyond Meat is tasty. A new report from Piper Sandler offers insight into the hearts, minds, and wallets of generation Z.