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11/12/21

Rough years for France, Italy and Spain lead to a third consecutive below-average year, but vintners say the long-term threat of climate change is far worse than short-term disruptions

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The collaboration project will focus on research and development for an external coating to help reduce the weight of glass bottles and increase their strength. The coating is due to be tested on Diageo's Johnnie Walker bottle next year.

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Gov. Hochul is offering some financial relief to New York's hospitality and tourism industries in the form of grants and direct payments to those still feeling the economic consequences of the COVID pandemic.

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The $170,000 raised at the event will be used to pay for efforts to help solve the problem of wildfires, a collaboration between the Atlas Peak AVA and the Napa Communities Firewise Foundation (NCFF), a nonprofit, all-volunteer county-wide organization that has been operating for the past 16 years.

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At least 50 people plan to picket Healdsburg's Simi Winery Saturday evening as part of an ongoing campaign to ensure protections and boost wages for Sonoma County grape-pickers who work during wildfires.

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1,692,308 shares of common stock at an offering price of $13.00 per share ... $20 million upsize from $75 million

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Ryan has been in the wine industry for over 20 years in the Walla Walla district. He has a range of experience from production to tasting room, but his love for viticulture quickly lead him to become a winemaker for the last 16 years.

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Kristin is based in Portland, OR

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New Zealand wine and spirits producer Invivo Wines enters the crypto market for their celebrity brands Graham Norton Wines and Invivo X, Sarah Jessica Parker.

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"This isn't unexpected."

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While those Cabernet Franc grapes are harvested the traditional way -- by hand, in a vineyard behind Cedarvale Winery in Logan, Gloucester County, a giant machine operates miles away in Hammonton, Atlantic County, in one of several vineyards of the much larger, older Tomasello Winery.

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Startup has hundreds of orders as it uses grants, partnerships to expand fleet of electric-powered machines.

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Travel and leisure, two industries that are the lifeblood of Sonoma County's economy and saw a two-year employment drop of 19.3%, will remain vulnerable until 2024.

11/12/21

"Getting out there in the soil and working it has many therapeutic benefits to it that are beginning to emerge," says former active duty Marine Ben Martin, co-founder of Dauntless Wine Cø. and Dauntless Veteran Foundation in Oregon's Willamette Valley, adding he believes a lot of veterans, particularly combat veterans, are programmed to have a "very destructive mindset, to destroy with impunity, and they're not really deprogrammed out of that when they get out."

11/12/21

In an online session entitled, Defining the Ascension of Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon, Jesse Katz and three other winemakers explained how Sonoma cab is different from Napa and Bordeaux cabernet-based wines.

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Bookings for Thanksgiving flights are up 78 percent from last year and 3.2 percent from 2019, according to data from Adobe Digital Insights, which tracked online reservations at major airlines through Nov. 7.

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Stepping into the position of president of the crop science division will be Rodrigo Santos, who has been the chief operating officer of the crop science division and has had global commercial operations responsibilities.

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Separately, a debate is starting to brew: if the rule is ignored, are you going to get caught?

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Vessels bound for the U.S.'s largest port complex in Southern California will now have to wait for an available berth almost seven times further away than currently allowed in a bid to improve ...

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"There was a need for renewal"

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"Future perfect" is a tense in the English language that refers to something happening in the future, as in, "I will have finished this article by the time you read it." To actor-turned-winemaker Sunny Doench, it's the perfect grammatical lens for understanding wine.

11/12/21

Wilfred's Lounge, Napa Valley's first Tiki bar and restaurant, opens to the public today.

11/12/21

Jean-François Ganevat confirmed his estate and négociant business was sold to Alexander Pumpyanskiy, who lives in Geneva, Switzerland. Pumpyanskiy is son of the Russian steel-industry magnate Dmitry Pumpyanskiy and the family has owned Prieuré Saint-Jean de Bébian in the Languedoc since 2008.

11/12/21

Since the turn of the century, Germany's Henkell group has changed and grown dramatically. Following the acquisition of the Mionetto Prosecco brand, the UK-developed global i heart brand, and the purchase of 50.7% of Freixenet in Spain, turnover has broken through the €1bn barrier.

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"Buying into ecommerce allows brand owners to add to their overall ecommerce strategy -- but it should not replace or define their full ecommerce investment,"

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Where a strategic buyer is open to leaving sellers with a material stake, or a direct financial interest (like an earn-out), they therefore need to be more on the front foot than ever as to how they will leverage their group balance sheet, and deploy their industry know-how, to drive the future success of the business.

11/12/21

The ones to watch. The up-and-comers. The fresh faces. In the coming years, these are the Sonoma winemakers you'll say you knew way back when.

11/12/21

Sycamore Partners is considering selling Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars for about $1 billion just one month after acquiring the label from Altria Group Inc., according to people with knowledge of the matter.