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Napa Valley’s Warren Winiarski Stands Up for Open Space

Napa Valley’s Warren Winiarski Stands Up for Open Space

$25,000 Challenge Grant to Support Napa Open Space District Napa, Calif., Tuesday, February 21, 2017–For 50 years Warren Winiarski has championed open space and agriculture preservation in Napa Valley.  On Thursday, February 23rd at the 10th Anniversary celebration of the Napa Open Space District, Mr. Winiarski will announce his donation of a $25,000 challenge grant […]

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Elkhart Plastics, Inc. Enters Intermediate Bulk Container Market

Elkhart Plastics, Inc. Enters Intermediate Bulk Container Market

ELKHART, IN – Elkhart Plastics, Inc. (Elkhart Plastics) has developed a series of Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) to fit a variety of application and process uses. Using the highest-quality rotationally molded plastic components, IBCs from Elkhart Plastics offer a more affordable option than steel-cage IBC designs. Available in 120, 220, 275, and 330 gallon sizes, […]

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Riunite Celebrates 50 Years of Success

Riunite Celebrates 50 Years of Success

Begins Next 50 As America’s Favorite Italian Red Wine OLD BROOKVILLE, NY – Today in the USA, a bottle of Riunite is sold every 1.4 seconds – enjoying a level and length of popularity few envisioned when the first 100 cases of the wine were imported to the USA in 1967. Less than ten years after it […]

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Premiere Napa Valley Week Draws Hundreds of Top Wine Professionals

Premiere Napa Valley Week Draws Hundreds of Top Wine Professionals

New this year: Expanded online auction features some of Napa Valley’s rarest wines for global bidding 2/20/2017 – St. Helena, CA – More than 1,000 wine industry professionals will gather Saturday for the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) 21st annual Premiere Napa Valley barrel tasting and futures auction. Hundreds more are converging on the renowned wine […]

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La Rioja Alta, S.A. Releases Limited Collection of Viña Ardanza Reserva 2000

La Rioja Alta, S.A. Releases Limited Collection of Viña Ardanza Reserva 2000

Seventeen-year-old wine epitomizes brand’s graceful evolution Haro, La Rioja, Spain (February 20, 2016) – La Rioja Alta, S.A., one of the world’s most iconic Rioja producers, is releasing a limited collection of its seventeen-year-old Viña Ardanza Reserva 2000 into the US market. Over the last 75 years, Viña Ardanza has become synonymous with excellence in […]

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HQ Wine + Spirits Is BC’s Newest Sales Agency

HQ Wine + Spirits Is BC’s Newest Sales Agency

Good people collaborate and bring great wines to the market HQ Wine + Spirits, launching today, is the newest beverage alcohol sales agency in British Columbia. Owned by Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, who also own Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, the new agency will sell the Haywire and Narrative labels, and debuts with […]

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Joseph Jewell Winery Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Joseph Jewell Winery Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

FORESTVILLE, CA, FEBRUARY 13, 2017 – Joseph Jewell Winery, the small family-owned winery located in picturesque Sonoma County, California, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Winemakers and co-founders, Adrian Jewell Manspeaker and Micah Joseph Wirth, have spent the past ten years remaining steadfast in their philosophy to produce distinctive, soulful, and delicious vineyard-designated wines. Joseph Jewell […]

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Grandfather of BC Wine Recognized for Contributions to Canada’s Wine Industry

Grandfather of BC Wine Recognized for Contributions to Canada’s Wine Industry

VanWineFest’s Highest Honour Presented to Harry McWatters [Vancouver, BC] The Vancouver International Wine Festival’s coveted Spirited Industry Professional (SIP) Award has been presented to Harry McWatters, CEO and president of ENCORE Vineyards Ltd. Hailed as the Okanagan Valley’s great wine pioneer, McWatters, a 50-vintage veteran of the wine industry, has been credited with building BC’s wine […]

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VanWineFest Announces 2017 Trade Competition Winners

VanWineFest Announces 2017 Trade Competition Winners

Spirited Industry Professional, Sommelier of the Year, Wine Program Excellence Awards Vancouver, BC (February 17, 2017) – The Vancouver International Wine Festival announced the 2017 trade competition winners on Friday at Celebrating Excellence: 14th Annual Awards Lunch, featuring Wines of Canada, presented by ContainerWorld. The Celebrating Excellence program is part of Trade Days Conference, presented […]

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Finger Lakes Wineries & Vineyard Owners Slam Gas Storage Proposal at Tasting Honoring National Drink Wine Day

Finger Lakes Wineries & Vineyard Owners Slam Gas Storage Proposal at Tasting Honoring National Drink Wine Day

Warned That Crestwood Plan Threatens Booming NY Wine Industry Hector, NY – Nearly 20 Finger Lakes wineries, vineyards and breweries hosted a tasting today in celebration of National Drink Wine Day at the new Forge Cellars, offering samples of their locally produced wine and food. National Drink Wine Day occurs every year on February 18th […]

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LVE: Legend Vineyard Exclusive Announces VIP Wine Experience: The LVE Wine Cellar on Tour with John Legend

LVE: Legend Vineyard Exclusive Announces VIP Wine Experience: The LVE Wine Cellar on Tour with John Legend

A New LVE Napa Valley Red Wine and the LVE Collective Wine Club will exclusively debut at the LVE Wine Cellar  ST. HELENA, CA (February 16, 2017) – Raymond Vineyards and John Legend have expanded their collaboration to launch the LVE Wine Cellar VIP experience during Legend’s upcoming Darkness and Light Tour, where a limited-edition […]

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Dishwashers Weep, Wine Lovers Rejoice (Redux)

Dishwashers Weep, Wine Lovers Rejoice (Redux)

39th VanWineFest serves up 82,000 wine glasses; 42,000 bottles of wine Vancouver, BC (February 15, 2017) – It’s a bad week for dishwashers but a great week for wine lovers. The 39th Vancouver International Wine Festival is in full swing all around town, and by the time it wraps up Sunday night, dishwashers will have […]

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89th Academy Awards & Governors Ball Fun Food and Beverage Facts

89th Academy Awards & Governors Ball Fun Food and Beverage Facts

Piper-Heidsieck 1,400 bottles of Piper-Heidsieck, that’s more than 12,000 glasses of Champagne including: Limited Edition Magnums of Brut NV Rare Millésime 2002 Rare Millésime 1998 Magnums Coppola Wine 10,000 glasses or 2,200 bottles of wine from Francis Ford Coppola Winery including special wines such as: 2015 Cinema Premiere 89th Edition Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2013 […]

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ACHWorks Announces the Release of ACHWine

ACHWorks Announces the Release of ACHWine

ACHWine is a program; debuted by ACHWorks, that combines the low cost and efficiency of ACH Payments with integrated age verification allowing the wine industry to sell the way younger generations want to buy, all while reducing costs, and satisfying compliance requirements. Wineries have had a long – standing relationship with credit cards and merchant […]

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Wine Institute Hosts Food Safety Modernization Act Workshops

Wine Institute Hosts Food Safety Modernization Act Workshops

How-to Guidance, Compliance Tools, Handling FDA Inspections WHAT: FSMA federal food safety laws and associated regulations cover U.S. wineries and are enforceable by FDA. To assist California wineries in meeting FSMA requirements, Wine Institute is hosting a series of one-day practical, hands-on training sessions in five regions across the state in March. The interactive sessions […]

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