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Acclaimed Winery Book Series Celebrates 15-Year Milestone with May 12 Book Signing

Acclaimed Winery Book Series Celebrates 15-Year Milestone with May 12 Book Signing

SONOMA, CA—Tom Silberkleit, award-winning editor and publisher for Sonoma’s Wine House Press, will be signing copies of his just-released hardcover book, The California Directory of Fine Wineries, 8th Edition, on Friday May 12 from 4:30-6 p.m. at The Lodge At Sonoma Renaissance Resort, 1325 Broadway, Sonoma CA. Now in its 15th year of publication, this nationally recognized best-seller […]

Vine Connections Now Importing Casarena and New Brand Areyna by Casarena

Vine Connections Now Importing Casarena and New Brand Areyna by Casarena

(SAUSALITO, CA) April, 2017 – Vine Connections, the fine wine importer and marketer of appellation-based California and South American wines and Japanese sake, is pleased to announce that it is now importing Argentine winery Casarena into the United States. Vine Connections is also launching Areyna, a new estate-grown, sub-twenty-dollar brand that was recently developed by […]

DTC Wine Workshops Presents Central Valley Roadshow May 15 & 16, 2017 in Partnership with Fresno State University, Calturas Winery, Brewery & Event Center Lodi

DTC Wine Workshops Presents Central Valley Roadshow May 15 & 16, 2017 in Partnership with Fresno State University, Calturas Winery, Brewery & Event Center Lodi

CASTRO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA | April 28, 2017: Wines and Vines Magazine, North Bay Business Journal and Forbes Magazine have featured DTC Wine Workshops in articles on Direct Wines Sales Growth, Wine Consumer Trends and Wine Business Strategy as direct to consumer sales has become the fastest growing channel in the wine industry for the past […]

Over $40,000 in Wine Business Scholarships Awarded for Academic Year 2017-2018

Over $40,000 in Wine Business Scholarships Awarded for Academic Year 2017-2018

Full Scholarship Announced for Popular Online Wine Business Management Program Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that $41,500 in wine business scholarships will be awarded to students in the Sonoma MBA in Wine Business and undergraduate Wine Business Strategies degree programs. The WBI also announced a […]

Viña Aresti Invests In U.S. Market

Viña Aresti Invests In U.S. Market

Chilean Wine Company Appoints New Importer, Announces Robust 2017 Marketing Plan NEW YORK, NY (April 26, 2017)—Viña Aresti announces a new way forward for its premium wines in the American market this year. The family-owned winery has recently launched a comprehensive marketing plan that includes public relations, advertising, distributor programming and a new importer partnership […]

Dry Creek Valley Launches Exclusive “Winemakers in Conversation” Event Series

Dry Creek Valley Launches Exclusive “Winemakers in Conversation” Event Series

Tickets Go On Sale Today for New Seminar Series Featuring Expert Winemakers in Conversation with Chef John Ash, Virginie Boone and Esther Mobley HEALDSBURG, Calif. (April 27, 2017)—Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley will follow up their 28th annual Passport event with the launch of a new event series called “Winemakers in Conversation.” The series is […]

Michael David Winery Acquires Historic Geyserville Winery, Tasting Room, and Vineyards 

Michael David Winery Acquires Historic Geyserville Winery, Tasting Room, and Vineyards 

Michael David Winery Poised to Operate Winery Facility for Local Production of North Coast Wines LODI, CA (April 27, 2017) – Michael David Winery announced today the purchase of a historic Geyserville winery, tasting room, and vineyards. Originally constructed in 1982 by the Lyeth family, the winery was most recently owned and operated by Silver Oak […]

Dry Creek Vineyard Awarded U.S. Patent for Wine Cork Closures with Sustainable Sourcing Information

Dry Creek Vineyard Awarded U.S. Patent for Wine Cork Closures with Sustainable Sourcing Information

HEALDSBURG, Calif. – APRIL 27, 2017 – Dry Creek Vineyard announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. D779,938, related to the design of printed sustainable sourcing information on its wine cork closures. This is the first patent issued to Dry Creek Vineyard, which is celebrating 45 years of family winemaking in Sonoma County, California. The […]

Details Announced Around Winesong, Mendocino’s Premier Food and Wine Event & Charity Auction, Sept. 8-9, 2017

Details Announced Around Winesong, Mendocino’s Premier Food and Wine Event & Charity Auction, Sept. 8-9, 2017

Nils Venge of Saddleback Cellars Named 2017 Honored Vintner; Wine Writer Dan Berger & Photographer George Rose Honored as Auction Chairs; Rebecca Johnson Named 2017 Artist of the Year FORT BRAGG, CA – (April 26, 2017) – Tickets are now on sale for the 33rd Annual Winesong event — a spectacular weekend of award winning […]

Castello di Amorosa Announces Michala Jeberg New PR & Marketing Manager

Castello di Amorosa Announces Michala Jeberg New PR & Marketing Manager

Calistoga, Calif. (April 2017) – Michala Jeberg has been named PR and Marketing Manager at Castello di Amorosa, according to an announcement by Founder/Proprietor Dario Sattui and President Georg Salzner. “We welcome Michala to our team. She has a wealth of experience with consumer marketing and will be a fantastic addition to our team,” said […]

Sabine Geul Promoted to Oak Sales and Operations Coordinator, Tonnellerie Ô

Sabine Geul Promoted to Oak Sales and Operations Coordinator, Tonnellerie Ô

April 26, 2017—Benicia, CA—Tonnellerie Ô is pleased to announce the promotion of Sabine Geul to Oak Sales and Operations Coordinator for their Tonnellerie Ô cooperage in Benicia. Sabine joined the Cork Supply USA customer service team in 1999, and has served as Customer Service Lead since 2011. In her new role, Sabine will support the […]

California Cool Meets Winemaking Perfection in Champagne Pommery’s Freshest Sparkling Wine

California Cool Meets Winemaking Perfection in Champagne Pommery’s Freshest Sparkling Wine

Champagne Pommery’s launch of Louis Pommery is rooted in tradition and symbolizes the best of sophisticated French winemaking combined with California style and innovation (April, 2017-New York, NY) – Louis Pommery is redefining California cool and is set to become a game changer in the California sparkling wine category this spring. With a rich legacy in […]

Dr. Damien Wilson to Provide Insight to Import Wine Market at Industry Conference April 28

Dr. Damien Wilson to Provide Insight to Import Wine Market at Industry Conference April 28

Hamel Family Chair in Wine Business Explores Threats and Opportunities for North Coast and U.S. Producers Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced today that Dr. Damien Wilson, Hamel Family Faculty Chair in Wine Business, will explore the influence of imports on the U.S. domestic wine market […]

More Than 90 Napa Valley Restaurants Recognized for Outstanding Local Wine Selections

More Than 90 Napa Valley Restaurants Recognized for Outstanding Local Wine Selections

Napa Valley Vintners announces 2017 Wine List Awards recipients at spring membership meeting 4/25/2017 – St. Helena, CA – More than 90 Napa Valley restaurants have been recognized by the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) nonprofit trade association for having wine lists that highlight local producers. The NVV’s Wine List Awards Program, started in 2013 with […]

Mastering Emerging Trends at the 2017 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

Mastering Emerging Trends at the 2017 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

Bizbash Selects Expo as One of Southern California’s Top 100 Events Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2017 – The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, the premier 3-day event encompassing everything for restaurant and foodservice professionals, was named to the 2017 list of Top 100 Events in Southern California by BizBash magazine.   From August 27-29, at […]