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Afternoon Brief, July 21

Afternoon Brief, July 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Artificial Intelligence Boosts Wine’s Bottom Line South Australian tech firm Ailytic has developed an artificial intelligence program to significantly increase production efficiency by optimising machine use … Today’s News: Closer Demand-Supply Balance Bodes Well for California Wine Grape Growers California Central Valley wine grape growers from Fresno […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 20

Afternoon Brief, July 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: How an Important Central Coast Vineyard Fought Off the Alamo Fire Two of the current wildfire season’s biggest blazes, the Alamo and Whittier fires, have ravaged tens of thousands of acres in Californias Central Coast region, in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, respectively … Today’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 19

Afternoon Brief, July 19

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Beckstoffer Vineyards Buys 121-Acre Vineyard in Carneros from Treasury Wine Estates Beckstoffer Vineyards has purchased a 121-acre vineyard in Carneros from Treasury Wine Estates, according to Napa County records … Today’s News: Wine and Weed Leaders Collaborate on Biodynamic Sonoma Valley Pot Farm Erich Pearson is no […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 18

Afternoon Brief, July 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: E. & J. Gallo Deploys Data-Driven App to Harvest a Better Grape The world’s oldest winery is a cool, dry cave near the tiny village of Areni, in southeast Armenia. In late 2010, researchers unearthed a host of vintner’s tools there, dating back 6,000 years … Today’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 17

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Country Vintners Curious, but Wary of Cannabis Industry When Tom Rodrigues looks out the window at his Yorkville winery, he can see two worlds collide. Some of the most coveted wines in the United States emerge from the vineyards of California’s North Coast … Today’s News: California’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 14

Afternoon Brief, July 14

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Vineyard Robot Prototype to Debut at FutureFarm Expo in Oregon Seeking to solve the chronic labor shortage problem facing the US premium wine industry, the project ‘ROVR’ team has developed a fully mobile concept demonstrator at their Pendleton, Oregon R&D lab … Today’s News: The Complete Guide […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 13

Afternoon Brief, July 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Bordeaux’s Most Expensive Wines It’s not often “Bordeaux” crops up in the same sentence as “bargain” – especially in an article about expensive wines – but there is a case to be made that, when it comes to value … Today’s News: Americo Amorim, Thought to Be […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 12

Afternoon Brief, July 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Most of California’s Wine Grapes Should Find a Home by Harvest A mid-June review by Turrentine Brokerage of the number and sizes of clusters following the May bloom indicates California’s wine grape growers are on track to producing an average size crop … Today’s News: Pinot Noir […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 11

Afternoon Brief, July 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: The $110 Million Question: Is Alcohol Good for You? With researchers producing a seemingly constant stream of studies about alcohol’s protective effects against dementia, heart disease and other serious health issues, it can be easy for wine lovers to believe their nightly glass of vino is doing […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 10

Afternoon Brief, July 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Fire Nears Historic Vineyard and Wineries Cal Fire’s San Luis Obispo Unit reported Monday morning that the Alamo Fire had grown to nearly 29,000 acres this weekend due to high temperatures, low humidity and winds … Today’s News: California’s Cannabis Industry Reinvents the Concept of Appellations The […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 7

Afternoon Brief, July 7

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Are Hand-Picked Grapes Better Than Machine-Harvested? Marketers love to affix the word “hand” to imply artisan craftmanship behind products. From “hand-tossed pizza” and “hand-breaded chicken nuggets” to “handmade spirits,” the word has been diluted to near worthlessness … Today’s News: California Winegrowers Applaud $5 Million to Battle […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 6

Afternoon Brief, July 6

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Constellation Paid $60 Million for Napa Cabernet Star Schrader Cellars Wine Spectator has learned that Constellation Brands paid approximately $60 million when it purchased Napa Valley brand Schrader Cellars … Today’s News: East Coast DTC Survey Reveal Top Performing Winery Strategies with 50% Higher Growth VinterActive has […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 5

Afternoon Brief, July 5

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Full Speed Ahead for Jackson Family Wines As one of the wine industry’s most famous (and wealthy) celebrities, you might expect any interview with Barbara Banke to be a well rehearsed and stilted affair … Today’s News: French Michelin Buys 40 Percent Stake in Robert Parker Wine […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 30

Afternoon Brief, June 30

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Another Oregon Winery Plucked by a California Estate A boutique, family-owned California winery has acquired an Oregon counterpart, the latest deal in an ongoing movement made by vintners from the Golden State … Today’s News: Napa County Receives $250,000 from State for Farmworker Housing Gov. Jerry Brown […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 29

Afternoon Brief, June 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Executive Charles Banks Sentenced to Four Years for Fraud Wine executive Charles Banks was sentenced to four years in federal prison yesterday for defrauding retired NBA star Tim Duncan of millions of dollars … Today’s News: Constellation Brands Revenue Rises Three Percent on Beer Boost Despite […]

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