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Friday, September 22nd

03/07/17

Sierra Nevada founder is keynote speaker at third annual IQ conference

03/07/17

On Wednesday, March 8, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers will present Ahead of the Curve 2017: The Big Brand Called Napa Valley. This half-day symposium and luncheon offers a rare opportunity to hear from top experts in their field as they explore the vineyard's role in promoting the Napa Valley brand and the quality wines that come from our land.

03/07/17

Registration is open for Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology, a research-focused seminar designed for grape growers and winemakers.

03/07/17

Willamette Valley's Exclusive Trade Event to Spotlight Remarkable Vintage

03/07/17

A new entrant in the custom-crush market is specifically addressing the challenging needs of boutique vintners to be more hands-on in production and have their own space to pour on the uniqueness of their wines for consumers

03/07/17

The Santa Rosa-based institution, which is the nation's fifth largest agricultural lending cooperative, said the $4.8 million increase in profits was the result of strong loan growth.

03/07/17

settlements came after a year-long investigation begun in 2015 by ABC's Trade Enforcement Unit that found the wholesalers covered the cost of, or partially financed, refrigeration units, television sets and draught systems at retailers in the Southern California area

03/07/17

The Australian wine brand saw sales jump after its Super Bowl ad; hopes to reach younger wine consumers

03/07/17

The Liv-ex 100 fine wine price tracker is this year set to reach highs not seen since 2011, according to many merchants surveyed by the trading platform

03/07/17

Bacardi Limited has confirmed that Mahesh Madhavan will take over from Michael Dolan as its new CEO as of April 2018, following Dolan's retirement

03/07/17

Eric Sklar stood on a small piece of the Yountville Hills that, while controversial as a proposed winery site, is indisputably a Napa Valley garden spot

03/07/17

Since its inception in 2010, Denis Dubourdieu had been the patron of the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon. He revolutionised the way white wines were made and matured in Bordeaux, defending refined, elegant and fresh wine styles over short-lived fashions. His style, marked by great aromatic purity and favouring complexity over power, is easily recognisable in his wines.

03/07/17

The Ontario chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers (CAPS Ontario) is pleased to announce the winner of the Best Ontario Sommelier Competition 2017. Emily Pearce-Bibona of Femmes du Vins and sommelier at Barberian's Steak House in Toronto won the coveted title of Best Ontario Sommelier after a day long program of competitive challenges at the Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts at George Brown College on March 5, 2017. The two runners-up in a tight race of 24 participants were Jose Luis Fernandez, sommelier at Quatrefoil restaurant in Dundas, followed by Nathan Morrell, sommelier at Bar Isabel in Toronto.

03/07/17

Washington Senate passes bill to give growers formula for setting back pay claims, but legislation leaves open what future practices will be

03/07/17

One of Washington's largest irrigation districts will be seven days late in its spring startup.

03/07/17

Marika Sitz, a Pendleton High School and Stanford University graduate, has taken the reigns of the reborn Oregon Water Coalition.

03/07/17

A glut of permits on the market means companies don't need to buy them at auction to authorize their emissions in the near future.

03/07/17

In public lands cases in which he sought to limit environmental groups' participation, Gorsuch at times has favored the position of federal agencies.

03/07/17

Peter Navarro argued Monday that China and other trading partners use the proceeds from export sales to buy U.S. companies and technology.

03/07/17

The Business Journal will present its inaugural North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference Tuesday, May 9 with keynote speaker Lori Ajax, chief of the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation.

03/07/17

The weekend storm brought scattered reports of snow on peaks across the North Coast, with snow falling as low as 1,500 feet, according to the National Weather Service.

03/07/17

Attention, Canadians: If you're in possession of a Georgian Bay vodka bottle, you may be getting a lot more than you paid for. And by "a lot more," we mean double the alcohol content.

03/07/17

"If you come in contact with a winery at an event or you visit a winery, you will learn about the wine and get to know the winemaker and appreciate the great work being done to grow great wine," says Kevin Atticks, of the Maryland Wineries Association.

03/07/17

Today, according to the article, only 675 distributors service nearly 10,000 U.S. domestic wineries , and a lot of imported wine. That is probably not so good for domestic wineries, especially the smaller ones. According to the article, sixty percent of the wine distribution market is controlled by four warehouse and distribution companies; at $16 billion, the behemoth Southern Glazer's accounts for just over half of the top four's distribution revenue.

03/07/17

EU wine rules consider anything not authorized specifically to be illegal.

03/07/17

New supply chain research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University shows a wine distributor can significantly improve its profits by investing in wine futures, in addition to bottled wine. The study's numerical analysis demonstrates an approximate 21 percent profit improvement, a benefit that increases as the wine distributor's degree of risk aversion increases

03/07/17

This off-the-beaten-path winery is a stunning hidden gem

03/07/17

Seven scientific societies are speaking out against President Donald Trump's executive order targeting the contentious Clean Water Rule

03/07/17

What makes a wine someone's favorite? Often it is the flavors of the wine itself; like a dark berried cabernet sauvignon layered with dark cocoa and vanilla spice.

03/07/17

Leah Volkoff co-owns Volkoff Family Farms in Shafter. For the last seven years, Leah and her husband, Steve, have been farming Thompson Seedless Table Grapes on their 270-acre farm. But the global demand for table grapes and an expensive labor force is hurting their commodity.

03/07/17

wine in the classic sense is not a cocktail replacement. It is an integral part of a meal, served at the table, with food. And for me, a simple way to understand wine

03/07/17

Many Washington state growers have dealt with a string of lawsuits stemming from a 2015 Supreme Court ruling related to compensating piece-time workers for their rest periods