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Monday, June 21st

05/28/21

The autonomous robot applies UV-C light in a commercial setting.

05/28/21

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers hosted a webinar focused on wildfire preparedness for vineyards and wineries, available grants for wildfire prevention and preparedness, and insurance issues related to wildfires.

05/28/21

Kimberly Cunningham alleges Terlato Wine Group Ltd. failed to prevent the harassment she suffered during her three-month tenure in 2018, according to the complaint filed May 21 in Napa County Superior Court. Terlato's holdings in Napa include Rutherford Hill and Chimney Rock. The lawsuit also named individual managers.

05/28/21

Paraquat isn't just sprayed in the Central Valley. Coastal counties are big users with Monterey County topping the list.

05/28/21

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Joins America's Job Creators for a Strong Recovery

05/28/21

Taking place June 1-5, both online and in-person.

05/28/21

The inaugural online auction supports the PRWCA Foundation, the non-profit organization that gives back through its scholarship program for high school seniors and supports the local community with charitable contributions.

05/28/21

Wineshipping is excited to co-host an exciting virtual conversation with Community Benchmark and the WISE Academy. Join founder John Keleher and member executive Nick Rood for a data-driven and lively conversation.

05/28/21

For their first time at Premiere Napa Valley, The Vice Wine donated one of the largest lots in the 2021 auction.

05/28/21

Per RaboResearch's Wine Quarterly report

05/28/21

Jordan is doing some replanting and purchased Meola Vineyard, a 45-acre Cabernet vineyard planted in the early 1990s.

05/28/21

Additional details and quotes: State regulators have begun notifying more than 900 water rights holders that they must stop drawing from the upper Russian River.

05/28/21

The Cornell Farmworker Program swiftly mobilized in response to the pandemic.

05/28/21

For the wine program at the San Ysidro Ranch, 2021 has been a very good year.

05/28/21

Areni-Global is a research and action institute for the future of fine wine, based in London.

05/28/21

Listen as Kate Payne-Brown (Stoller Family Estate) and Shane Moor (Gran Moraine) talk about harvest time, winemaking and share stories on one of their favorite varietal, Chardonnay.

05/28/21

The sale brings together the cellars of three of the house's top clients for what is being touted as the auction of the year and Acker's largest auction of 2021 to date.

05/28/21

Now celebrating its 33rd year of the program in Monterey's Salinas Valley, Scheid Family Wines has donated more than $380,000 for scholarships awarded to local high school students.

05/28/21

Benovia Winery's 2018 Cooley Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon and 2018 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon will debut during a virtual tasting with the winemakers and sommelier Amanda McCrossin on June 15 at 5 p.m. Pacific Time

05/28/21

Through a partnership with Wine.com consumers can purchase the wine for several programs and participate from home.

05/28/21

James Reed, former Buying Manager at Tesco, has joined the business in the newly-created role.

05/28/21

Profile Nine, the latest fine wine to the BOXT collection is whole cluster pressed, rosé of Pinot Noir.

05/28/21

MYX Light Chardonnay is a slightly dry wine with fresh, crisp notes of apple, Romagna pear, and lemon. MYX Light Rosé is delightfully refreshing and made from Barbera grapes showcasing hints of strawberry, raspberry, and citrus.

05/28/21

In partnership with Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, the Terlato Legacy Program established a challenge with Terlato Vineyards Pinot Grigio. The winning team, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Illinois chose the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) Restaurant Employee Relief Fund as its charity recipient.

05/28/21

Wines of South Africa thrilled to share details on the outstanding new vintage

05/28/21

Officially partnering with Baron Francois, a premier wine distributor based in New York City, LGV wines are already making waves across the East Coast including NYC, Washington, D.C., and select airports such as Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia, where assorted LGV wines are available in premium dining locations and retail outlets.

05/28/21

The PEAKeasy will feature a rotating lineup of top Champagnes, as well as rare small-production and allocation-only Champagnes sourced by Acumen.

05/28/21

The new design will be introduced into the US market in July via Winebow Imports.

05/28/21

The farmworker vaccination process has been a cooperative effort of the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California, Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association, Monterey County Farm Bureau, Coastal Growers Association, Monterey County Cannabis Industry Association, and California Strawberry Commission.

05/28/21

Abacela will join Authentic Wine Selection's portfolio of wineries with distribution throughout the entire state of California.

05/28/21

In March 2020, the Royal Opera House in London closed its doors as the pandemic shuttered the performing arts world. Around that time, Francesca Massone, owner of Piedmont's Marchesi Incisa della Rocchetta winery, spoke with former Royal Ballet dancer and regular winery visitor Ross MacGibbon, who described the sense of emptiness in London's Covent Garden. An avid theatergoer and ballet enthusiast, Massone decided to partner with Royal Opera House and create a limited-edition bottling to help support fundraising efforts.

05/28/21

American air travel is set to make a comeback with 60% more people expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, compared to last year.

05/28/21

Long Island wineries benefit from having a captive audience come summer.

05/28/21

According to a recent survey of 2,000 respondents above the age of 21, the average American first begins to appreciate the "finer things" when they're 26 years old.

05/28/21

This June, "Guy's Restaurant Reboot" will feature the likes José Andrés, Rob Gronkowski, and Diplo, and give away surprise grants to deserving businesses.

05/28/21

If any casks have imperfections, Rocco will sniff them out.

05/28/21

"I think it is more difficult to spit accurately if you take enormous mouthfuls. You don't need huge quantities to taste effectively, anyway. It's all about concentration." - Charles Metcalfe, co-founder, International Wine Challenge

05/28/21

Now, the draft Winery Events Ordinance, released in mid-May, is due for its first public hearing in front of the county Planning Commission on June 3, with a goal of having it to the Board of Supervisors in August.

05/28/21

If the Board adopts a new version of COVID-19 workplace protocols on June 3, as expected, the regulations will likely become effective by June 15, coinciding with California Governor Gavin Newsom's loosening of pandemic-related social restrictions throughout the state.