Cans represent a very small segment of the overall wine category, but it’s growing rapidly, and there are good reasons that key industry players are making moves or at least keeping tabs on it.
Every actor, musician, and television personality seems to be getting their own brand of wine or spirits these days, but do they bring anything to the table beyond a brand name that bolsters sales figures? For Jean-Charles Boisset, the owner of Raymond Vineyards that produces John Legend’s Legend Vineyard Exclusive wines (LVE), their joint venture […]
Bottlebooks Teams with Firewater Partners on New Standard for Data Exchange in Drinks Industry, Now Available in the U.S.
Industry leading SaaS platform widely used by European drinks trade provides standardized product details – Accurate, uniform, and updateable process enables efficient sharing between Wine, Beer & Spirits Producers, Distributors & Retailers San Francisco, CA, February 6, 2017 – Since 2013, Bottlebooks (Munich, Germany) has been simplifying product information exchange for the drinks industry. To date, […]
Even if you went to Unified and spent two days on its massive trade show floor with seven hundred plus exhibitors spread out over two floors and several halls, you probably didn’t have a chance to visit every exhibit, and you may have missed some of these interesting finds. New Sustainable Cork Closure: Origine by […]
by Elizabeth Hans McCrone You wouldn’t necessarily identify Atlanta, GA as the hub of wine industry technology activities, but that’s exactly where Justin Charbonneau launched his brainchild, GrapeConnect; a relatively new website that provides grape and bulk wine buyers and sellers the opportunity do business together online, for free. Charbonneau came upon the idea after […]
Healdsburg, CA, December 2nd, 2016 –The 5th Annual WIN Expo, North Coast Wine Industry Trade Show & Conference has been branded a huge success with more than 3,600 registered attendees, by the event producer, Wine Industry Network, Exhibitors, and industry attendees. The Expo was once again held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and covered more […]
There’s no denying the romance of opening a bottle of wine containing a cork. Peeling back the foil top, inserting the corkscrew, twisting, pulling and then hearing that satisfying pop as the cork comes loose, releasing the perfume of the wine’s aromatics with its promises of good things to come. Ah, yes.
In their ongoing quest for sustainable, efficient wine processing solutions that can improve wine quality, an increasing number of winemakers are turning to the remarkable technology offered through Oenodia’s STARS Mobile Service for tartrate stabilization and pH adjustment. This increased demand has propelled OENODIA to develop and deliver a new and larger state-of-the-art STARS Mobile […]
He is president of Hot Foot America, inventor of the WINnovation Award winning Fright Kite, and has worked with bird control for decades excluding birds from crush pads, tasting rooms, barns, window ledges and other commercial structures. However, says Roger Snow: “In the wine industry people always said, ‘what do you have to keep the […]
Demeter Group to Provide $125,000 Gift as Founding Sponsor Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the launch of a video interview series as part of its educational curriculum based on real-world case studies in leadership. The Business of Wine video series is under development by […]
Global Wine Production Expected to Fall by 5% Due to ‘Climatic Events’: Global wine production is expected to fall by 5% in 2016 because of “climatic events” causing steep drops in production in most of the southern hemisphere, particularly Chile and Argentina…
Napa, CA – October 12, 2016 – The 2016 Napa Valley Winegrape Harvest is officially “in” this week, just as the season’s first storm heads towards Napa Valley. The current forecast calls for up to 3” of rain throughout Napa County, beginning on Thursday, October 13. While many growers hustled to bring any remaining fruit in, […]
One innovative idea can be the key to accessing new marketplaces and segments, but the technical challenges to implementing that idea can be daunting and getting large traditional wine companies to buy in a slow process. However Zipz Packaging Technologies is making it happen. Zipz potential was first recognized with a record $2,500,000 investment by Kevin […]
First Big Rains of Rain Season Heading Toward Napa: Napa County could soon get a wet wallop, but local grape growers and Safeway Open golf tournament officials expect to weather the blow…
Bottles of Red Truck® wine will feature the world’s first cork stopper with easy-opening technology MODESTO, CA, October 4, 2016 — Bronco Wine Company today announced that wines under its Red Truck® brand will feature the innovative Helix packaging, the world’s first cork stopper and glass bottle with easy-to-open and reclose technology. Helix was developed by […]