Facebook  Twitter  Linked In  You Tube  GooglePlus  Pinterest

Tag: Bauerhaus Design

Afternoon Brief, March 8

Afternoon Brief, March 8

California’s Trailblazing Women Winemakers: The First 20 Years (1965 to 1984): Women and men alike have long been involved in the production of wine in California, but historically few women were known as winemakers. In 2012, when we began our project on California Women Winemakers, a key goal was to identify the state’s women winemakers and illuminate their contributions to the wine industry…

By March 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, February 8

Afternoon Brief, February 8

Traveling? Don’t Drink the Water, Drink Wine: For many, alcohol and travel go hand-in-hand. Even when you’re not in wine country, you’re likely celebrating your respite from responsibility with a tipple or two…

By February 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, January 30

Afternoon Brief, January 30

Is the Intelligent Vineyard the Future of Winegrape Growing?: Phil Asmundson is by no means a veteran viticulturist, but a half-dozen years ago, after watching his wife and business partner, Kim, augering soil samples, he recalls turning to her and saying, “No offense, but there’s got to be a better way”…

By January 30, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, January 11

Afternoon Brief, January 11

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Draws 6,850 Entries: This week’s San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition won’t break last year’s record, but the 6,850 entries still makes it the largest in the United States…

By January 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, December 30

Afternoon Brief, December 30

North Coast Vintners Celebrate a Banner Year for Sparkling Wine: It’s been a banner year for sparkling wine as consumers expand their thirst for bubbly well beyond New Year’s Eve—and North Coast producers are celebrating…

By December 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, December 15

Afternoon Brief, December 15

Winery Social Media Software VinTank Returns Under Avero Ownership: Five months since the shuttering of a Napa Valley-based VinTank software service that helped pioneer winery social media management, it’s back under new ownership, a New York-based company that helps thousands of restaurants nationwide manage operations…

By December 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, November 16

Afternoon Brief, November 16

In Pursuit of Balance Wine Group Calls It Quits with Last Tasting: To a passerby, the scene would have looked unremarkable: another wine tasting at another fancy San Francisco restaurant…

By November 16, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, November 2

Afternoon Brief, November 2

With Lokoya, Jackson Family Wines Has a New Napa Estate to Go with Its High-End Wine: Since its founding by Jess Jackson in 1995, the Lokoya luxury wine brand has never had a true home to showcase its cabernet sauvignon varietals from the mountain wine regions around Napa County…

By November 2, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, October 19

Afternoon Brief, October 19

Charles Smith Reshapes Washington Wine Industry: When Charles Smith makes a move, the earth moves. On Monday, a big “crack” was heard throughout the Washington wine industry when it was announced that Smith had sold his eponymous wine brand to mega-giant Constellation Brands for a reported $120 million…

By October 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, October 5

Afternoon Brief, October 5

Napa Vineyard Worker Killed After Being Crushed by Forklift: A Napa vineyard worker was killed Monday afternoon after he was ejected from the forklift he was driving and the machine fell on top of him, according to the Napa County Sheriff’s Office…

By October 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, September 21

Afternoon Brief, September 21

Maryland Booze Peddlers Cheated NYC Distributor Out of Millions of Dollars in Tax-Dodging Scheme, Lawsuit Alleges: The metropolitan area’s largest distributor of wine and spirits has filed a civil racketeering lawsuit alleging two liquor wholesalers in Maryland schemed with an assortment of retailers to smuggle millions of dollars’ worth of alcohol to New York City to avoid paying the higher excise tax here…

By September 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, August 24

Afternoon Brief, August 24

Deeper Irrigation Method Showing Promise for Vineyards: A new subsurface irrigation system is showing promise for slashing water usage in vineyards…

By August 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, August 10

Afternoon Brief, August 10

Prospects of a Light Crop Strengthen Prices for California’s 2016 Wine Grapes: Judging by early results from the unusually early start to this year’s harvest, California’s 2016 wine grape production could total no higher than average, if that much, reports Jeff Bitter, vice president of operations for Allied Grape Growers cooperative…

By August 10, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, July 27

Afternoon Brief, July 27

People Spend as Much on Legal Weed as They Do on Alcohol: Consumers are reaching for cannabis nearly as often as they are for a can of beer, a new report has found…

By July 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, June 28

Afternoon Brief, June 28

New Groundwater Found Deep Under Central Valley: The Central Valley is home to California’s productive farming belt, but the regions groundwater is so severely overdrafted in some places that the land has been sinking…

By June 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →