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Afternoon Brief, May 22

Afternoon Brief, May 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa County Wineries Face More Permit Scrutiny After two years of discussion, the Napa County Board of Supervisors is this year developing changes to winery use-permit reporting procedures to make sure the area’s roughly 500 wine producers… Today’s News: The Ultimate Guide to Oak in Winemaking Winemakers […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 19

Afternoon Brief, May 19

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Wine Sales in the US Hit Record $34.1 Billion The value of California wine shipments to the US market hit $34.1 billion in 2016, up 4.6% on the previous year and a record for the golden state’s winemakers… Today’s News: DRC Faker Offers to Name Names […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 18

Afternoon Brief, May 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Constellation Brands Might Be Sniffing Around Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, the umbrella for a group of premium brands (the company calls them a “string of pearls”), is owned not by a wine producer but by the tobacco giant Altria… Today’s News: Brewer-Clifton Winery […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 17

Afternoon Brief, May 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: 2016 Bordeaux: Wine Futures Prices and Analysis Bordeaux’s en primeur campaign is officially under way. Now that the wines have been presented to the trade and media, Bordeaux’s château owners are starting to formally release… Today’s News: Oldest Wine Competition in Texas: Lone Star International Wine Competition […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 16

Afternoon Brief, May 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Truett-Hurst Reports Sales Decrease Truett-Hurst Inc. of Healdsburg on Thursday reported that its net sales for the past nine months have decreased by 14.2 percent compared to the same period a year ago… Today’s News: A Snapshot of the Bulk Wine Market In recent years, the Italian […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 15

Afternoon Brief, May 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Bordeaux 2016: Prices Creeping Ever Upwards Château Pape Clément has released its red and white wines this morning, both with price increases on its 2015s as asking prices begin to creep upwards… Today’s News: Spain’s Wine Crops Badly Damaged by Icy Weather Temperatures plummeted to -5 C […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 12

Afternoon Brief, May 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Industry Daughters Celebrate Their Mothers The wine industry has traditionally been a male-dominated industry that has followed a patriarchal line from generation to generation… Today’s News: Yountville Hill Winery to Receive More Scrutiny The proposed Yountville Hill Winery will receive further environmental scrutiny. Last July, Napa County […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 11

Afternoon Brief, May 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Stagecoach Vineyard Seller Buys Napa Winery The family who sold the 600-acre Stagecoach Vineyard in Napa Valley to E&J Gallo, a deal that’s still reverberating through the North Coast wine business, has purchased a small Napa Valley winery as a home for their wines… Today’s News: CK […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 10

Afternoon Brief, May 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: China Is Building a Disney World for Wine At Chateau Changyu Reina, honey-colored brick towers enclose wide cobbled courtyards, and vast, wood-beamed halls look as if they are prepared to host an imminent medieval banquet… Today’s News: Grapevine Killing Insect Could Threaten Napa Wine Industry: Agriculture Commissioner […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 9

Afternoon Brief, May 9

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: What’s Craft Beer’s Bigger Threat? Wine, Whiskey, Weed…or All 3? There are more breweries in existence today than at any other time in U.S. history, and the mega-brewers are finding their watered-down suds being rejected in favor of more flavorful craft beers, while craft brewers are having […]

Afternoon Brief, May 8

Afternoon Brief, May 8

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine and Cannabis Common Topics Discussed at August Symposium Growing wine-grapes, and maybe a little something extra on the side? The Wine Industry Network is taking registrations for its inaugural Wine & Weed Symposium, a day-long event to be held Aug. 3 at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek […]

Afternoon Brief, May 5

Afternoon Brief, May 5

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Worker Killed in Fall at Sutter Home Winery in St. Helena A worker installing refrigeration piping at Sutter Home’s Main Street facility in St. Helena died at mid-day Thursday after falling 16 feet through a skylight, St. Helena Police reported… Today’s News: A Look at the State […]

Afternoon Brief, May 4

Afternoon Brief, May 4

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Strained Relations – Wine Family Feuds One of the most agonizing experiences that any business faces is surely the transference of leadership and power… Today’s News: Your Website Visitors Are Telling You Everything You Need to Know – Are You Listening? Consumer website behavior provides much of […]

Afternoon Brief, May 3

Afternoon Brief, May 3

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Registration Opens for First Wine & Weed Symposium The Wine Industry Network today announced that registration is open for the inaugural Wine & Weed Symposium, to be held on August 3rd from 9 a.m. 4:45 p.m. at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA… Today’s News: […]

Afternoon Brief, May 2

Afternoon Brief, May 2

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: The Most Searched-For Cabernet Sauvignon It’s a well-worn axiom that Cabernet is king in California, but the real truth is that when it comes to Cabernet Sauvignon, California is king and particularly Napa Valley… Today’s News: How America Learned to Love Rosé The happy accident that led […]