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09/15/21

The foundation, dedicated to advancing education in wine and food, announces its largest gift ever to help build the Wine Spectator Wine Education Complex

09/15/21

The NBA guard and his wife already have a wine label; soon they will be growing their own grapes.

09/15/21

The career-boosting award now goes to a well-rounded group of leaders

09/15/21

There's no doubt the past 18 months have been a period of adversity for the restaurant industry, and this year's Food & Wine Classic in Aspen recognized and celebrated perseverance.

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Hugh Reimers' wine is stuck over at Langtry, which sued him and Torick Farms LLC, claiming grapes delivered to the winery had smoke damage, causing $327,000 in damage to redwood tanks and oak barrels. Torick counter-sued, seeking to get the rest of the wine released, noting in court that it had two contracts to sell nearly 22,000 gallons. ... In late May, the judge approved a temporary restraining order sought by Reimers to allow two bulk-wine sale contracts in progress to proceed for that amount. WX Brands apparently backed out of buying nearly 11,000 gallons, but a sale to Bogle for roughly an equal volume was still moving forward at that point.

09/15/21

This is the final step before the Supreme Court justices meet on September 27 to consider this, and hundreds of other petitions, as they fill out their appellate docket for the year.

09/15/21

This major initiative forms part of the company's Mediterranean Forest Conservation Program and will contribute to the generation of a global biodiversity map, as well as strengthening the development of conservation plans for wine ecosystems in Chile.

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Including a focus on its supply chain.

09/15/21

From 2015 through 2019, Jackson Family Wines cut its glass packaging carbon footprint by about 15% by purchasing lighter-weight glass. One change was reducing the weight by 2 to 3 ounces per standard 750-milliliter bottle of the Kendall-Jackson and La Crema brands. That amounted to a 3%-4% reduction immediately.

09/15/21

Partner organizations include the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, California Association of Winegrape Growers, Wine Institute, LIVE, Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, Oregon Wine Board, New York Wines, Washington State Wine Commission and Washington Winegrowers. They're sharing results and resources and look forward to future collaboration.

09/15/21

This year, Section A of the theory questions asked students either to evaluate the principal factors to consider when establishing a vineyard in a marginal climate, or to discuss the major factors that impact the timing of harvest. Other questions include 'What is the importance of soil pH in viticulture?' And 'How can vine growers influence soil pH to obtain quality grapes for winemaking?'

09/15/21

For a full circle experience from vine to glass, consumers can book virtual tastings with Bouchaine using Cisco Webex with the added value of getting to see the sensor technology used in the vineyards firsthand through a virtual dashboard.

09/15/21

During the in-person visit, the Viticulturalist will visually assess for PD symptoms, and provide a brief demo on the application of XylPhi-PD.

09/15/21

Ehrlich was most recently the Vice President of Marketing at Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits - Wolff was formerly the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Vehrs Distributing as well as Director of Trade Development for Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits

09/15/21

Nina Basset, Trustee of The Gerard Basset Wine Education Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce both a change in the name of the Foundation and its mandate.

09/15/21

Italian wine exports grew by 16% in value to €3.3 billion in the first half of 2021 fuelled by strong performances from fizz and wines from Piedmont and Tuscany.

09/15/21

A survey of nearly 45,000 employers across 43 countries showed 69% of employers reported difficulty filling roles, a 15-year high, according to employment-services provider ManpowerGroup Inc. At the same time, 15 countries -- focused in Europe and North America -- reported their highest hiring intentions since the survey began in 1962.

09/15/21

Vobev streamlines the beverage supply chain under one roof, allowing new and established brands to go to market faster.

09/15/21

Three farmers from the Central Valley, where roughly 40% of the nation's fruits, vegetables and nuts are grown, shared just how little water they have to work with, how they're adapting, and what the drought means for their industry long term.

09/15/21

The Hermosillo Family is no stranger to the fires of Santa Rosa as the Tubbs Fire destroyed their home in October 2017, from there the family re-evaluated their lives ambitions and began their journey to create wine and launch their family-owned boutique winery focusing on small batch, low intervention, natural wines.

09/15/21

A major suggestion that Steve Matthiasson has for those with impacted crops is to, if financially and physically possible, replant their vineyard with more drought-tolerant rootstocks.

09/15/21

Full Sail Partners plans to popularize Odwalla, which was founded in 1980, by marketing products under the brand with health benefits, including low sugar drinks.

09/15/21

London's annual Washington State Wine tasting was one of the last 'live' events to be held in March 2020, before the pandemic struck. 16 months later and Geoffrey Dean attended this year's event which showcased 91 wines from 13 producers. The well known names of Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Reynvaan, Gramercy Cellars, Betz and L'Ecole No 41 were all there but what made this event even more fascinating was the sheer amount of wines coming from lesser known estates and ones which are seeking representation in the UK.

09/15/21

As CK Mondavi and Family wraps up a milestone year marking its 75th anniversary, the winery is sharing the celebratory spirit by offering fans the chance to win a sparkling gift in its Diamond Sweepstakes

09/15/21

For more than a century, it's been illegal to ship liquor through the U.S. mail. Will this soon change?

09/15/21

A snapshot of which Napa wines are available offers insight into what the retail trade thinks will sell.

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The different sessions will take place at dates dictated by production and marketing requirements for each style of wine.

09/15/21

Producers within the spirits sector have joined forces with promoting and public relations businesses to ascertain the primary industry-wide requirements for the accountable influencer advertising and marketing of alcohol.

09/15/21

For seven years, Wine School has examined wines from all sides to help readers learn to talk and think about them. Here are some key takeaways.

09/15/21

When our wine columnist watches television, she can't help noticing what the characters are drinking-and, too often, wondering what on earth the writers were thinking

09/15/21

Former Moët Hennessy chairman Christophe Navarre has joined the board of brandy specialist Seven Tails Distillers as a director and investor in the brand.

09/15/21

"It starts to feel really icky when it becomes packaged in this."

09/15/21

Quintessential, the family owned-and-operated import, sales and marketing company whose mission is to represent family wineries that share its passion for winemaking and strategic marketing, has announced that it is bringing Maison Bouey, its first Bordeaux winery, to the U.S.