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Emeritus Vineyards Wins USA TODAY’s Best Winery Tour 2017

Emeritus Vineyards Wins USA TODAY’s Best Winery Tour 2017

USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice awards Emeritus #1 for Best Winery Tour Sebastopol, California, August 18, 2017 – Emeritus Vineyards is pleased to announce they have been voted #1 out of 20 nominees in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest for best U.S. winery tour. Nominees were chosen by a panel of […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 17

Afternoon Brief, August 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: With New To Kalon Brand, Constellation Revives Legendary Napa Wine Dispute The battle over Napa Valley’s most contested two words – To Kalon – rages on. Is To Kalon a place? A brand? A historical landmark? Certainly it’s a vineyard. But whose… Today’s News: E&J Gallo Buys Luxury […]

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Maryland Wine Festival, Oldest State Wine Festival, Returning to Carroll County This September

Maryland Wine Festival, Oldest State Wine Festival, Returning to Carroll County This September

Event will Feature Over 150 Maryland Wines, Nearly 70 Craft and Food Vendors and Maryland Cheese Pavilion August 7, 2017, (Baltimore, MD) – Over 150 Maryland wines will be featured at the Maryland Wine Festival, now in its 34th year! Whether you like a sparkling white, a smooth red, a tasty rosé or anything in […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 16

Afternoon Brief, August 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Central Coast Icon Calera Wine Company Duckhorn Wine Company, which includes Duckhorn Vineyards, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback, announced today that it has acquired Calera Wine Company… Today’s News: Napa County Supervisors Side with Raymond Vineyards Raymond Vineyards winery won a tight […]

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Matthew Glynn Appointed General Manager & Senior Winemaker for Provenance Vineyards In Napa Valley

Matthew Glynn Appointed General Manager & Senior Winemaker for Provenance Vineyards In Napa Valley

Napa, Calif. (August 16, 2017) – Matthew Glynn has been appointed the new General Manager and Chief Winemaker for Provenance Vineyards after earning an enviable reputation over the past decade as Senior Winemaker at Acacia Vineyards, crafting memorable Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Napa and Sonoma. “I started my winemaking career here in the Napa […]

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M. A. Silva USA Has Been Named to the INC. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Privately Held Companies in the United States

M. A. Silva USA Has Been Named to the INC. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Privately Held Companies in the United States

Santa Rosa, CA, August 16, 2017 – M. A. Silva USA, the leading manufacturer of premium corks, glass and packaging, announced today that it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the United States.  The Inc. 5000 list ranks private companies according to percentage revenue growth, with the […]

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Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Central Coast Icon Calera Wine Company

Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Central Coast Icon Calera Wine Company

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. – August 15, 2017 – Duckhorn Wine Company (“DWC”), which includes Duckhorn Vineyards, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback, announced today that it has acquired Calera Wine Company (“Calera”). Founded by Josh Jensen in 1975, Calera played a pivotal role in establishing Pinot Noir as one of North America’s great varietal wines, […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 15

Afternoon Brief, August 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Red Blotch Rising A new virus that started spreading across California vineyards – and the nation – in the 2000s is under investigation… Today’s News: Another Stellar Sonoma County Wine Harvest Begins Record winter rainfall, a mild spring, a scorching summer and a serious labor shortage are […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 14

Afternoon Brief, August 14

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: DNA Maps Consumers’ Route to Good Wine Choices The wine purchase decision is a confusing, anxious moment for many consumers, and a critical opportunity for wine brands… Today’s News: New Jersey Wine In Pursuit of Excellence Numbers reflect the improvements – with New Jersey having now increased […]

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New Jersey Wine In Pursuit of Excellence

New Jersey Wine In Pursuit of Excellence

Numbers reflect the improvements – with New Jersey having now increased to 50 wineries and more than 1,000 acres of wine – as do the recent awards – Sharrott’s port-style red called Wicked, made from Chambourcin grapes, won the state’s Governor’s Cup and a double gold in the San Francisco Wine Competition this year. That’s just one example.

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DNA Maps Consumers’ Route to Good Wine Choices

DNA Maps Consumers’ Route to Good Wine Choices

The wine purchase decision is a confusing, anxious moment for many consumers, and a critical opportunity for wine brands. How does, will, should, one decide which wine to purchase when not in a position to taste it first? Many marketing strategies vie for influence over the consumer with critic scores and curation, competition medals, premium […]

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Remembering Dennis Martin, 30-Year Winemaker for Fetzer Vineyards

Remembering Dennis Martin, 30-Year Winemaker for Fetzer Vineyards

Statement from CEO Giancarlo Bianchetti Mendocino County, Ca., August 14, 2017 — It is with a heavy heart that I share news that longtime Fetzer Vineyards winemaker, Dennis Martin, passed away yesterday following a battle with cancer. Prior to retiring in 2015, Dennis was a pivotal part of the winemaking team at Fetzer Vineyards for […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 11

Afternoon Brief, August 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Winery Files Lawsuit Against Former Employees for Allegedly Stealing Company Data A Napa Valley winery is suing three former employees for allegedly deleting confidential company information from their work-issued computers after copying the information for personal use and retaliation… Today’s News: An Interview with Paul Mabray, […]

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Vinos “de Pueblo” and “de Zona” to complete Rioja Wine Renovation Process

Vinos “de Pueblo” and “de Zona” to complete Rioja Wine Renovation Process

Rioja continues to diversify its offer by providing more information on wine labels  DOCa RIOJA enhances the visibility of smaller geographical units, giving the final push to an initiative started in 1998. “The flagship of Spanish quality wines culminates a strategy that aims operators, opinion leaders and final consumers who demand more information. The debate […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 10

Afternoon Brief, August 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Alcoholism Epidemic: More Than 1 in 8 Americans Are Now Alcoholics Americans are becoming increasingly heavy drinkers, with the greatest rise among women, older people and ethnic minorities, national surveys have shown… Today’s News: Viticulturists and Scientists Battle Latest Vineyard Virus: Red Blotch When he was hired […]

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