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Does Social Media Help Me Sell Wine?

Does Social Media Help Me Sell Wine?

Engaging in social media is like having your own PR department. I like to call it Consumer PR. You are initiating a conversation about your winery and presenting your brand to the public. For small wineries this can be a little scary due to perceived loss of control. Traditional media approaches like press releases, media […]

Afternoon Brief, August 22

Afternoon Brief, August 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Wine Merchant Accused of Fraud in Client’s Lawsuit Bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach has filed suit against Soutirage for $1 million, accusing the retailer of knowingly selling fake wines… Today’s News: The Genius of Charles Smith and the Land Versus Brand Wine Wars What do you know […]

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6th Annual WIN Expo Attendee Registration Opens

6th Annual WIN Expo Attendee Registration Opens

North Coast buying show expands education and Expo Deals Healdsburg, CA, August 22nd, 2017 – The Wine Industry Network opened registration for the 6th Annual WIN Expo, North Coast Wine Industry Trade Show & Conference, scheduled to take place at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and Event Center in Santa Rosa, CA, on Thursday, November 30, […]

Global Leader in Analysis Offers Full Range of Wine Analyzers and Reagents for 2017 Harvest

Global Leader in Analysis Offers Full Range of Wine Analyzers and Reagents for 2017 Harvest

Randox Food Diagnostics, a global leader in the wine analysis market, announces a comprehensive array of analyzer equipment and chemical reagents available for the 2017 harvest and beyond. Begun as a healthcare diagnostics company in Northern Ireland more than 35 years ago, Randox has continuously reinvested in new product developments and has emerged as a […]

M. A. Silva USA Has Been Named to the INC. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Privately Held Companies in the United States

M. A. Silva USA Has Been Named to the INC. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing, Privately Held Companies in the United States

Santa Rosa, CA, August 16, 2017 – M. A. Silva USA, the leading manufacturer of premium corks, glass and packaging, announced today that it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the United States.  The Inc. 5000 list ranks private companies according to percentage revenue growth, with the […]

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Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Central Coast Icon Calera Wine Company

Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Central Coast Icon Calera Wine Company

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. – August 15, 2017 – Duckhorn Wine Company (“DWC”), which includes Duckhorn Vineyards, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback, announced today that it has acquired Calera Wine Company (“Calera”). Founded by Josh Jensen in 1975, Calera played a pivotal role in establishing Pinot Noir as one of North America’s great varietal wines, […]

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New Jersey Wine In Pursuit of Excellence

New Jersey Wine In Pursuit of Excellence

Numbers reflect the improvements – with New Jersey having now increased to 50 wineries and more than 1,000 acres of wine – as do the recent awards – Sharrott’s port-style red called Wicked, made from Chambourcin grapes, won the state’s Governor’s Cup and a double gold in the San Francisco Wine Competition this year. That’s just one example.

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DNA Maps Consumers’ Route to Good Wine Choices

DNA Maps Consumers’ Route to Good Wine Choices

The wine purchase decision is a confusing, anxious moment for many consumers, and a critical opportunity for wine brands. How does, will, should, one decide which wine to purchase when not in a position to taste it first? Many marketing strategies vie for influence over the consumer with critic scores and curation, competition medals, premium […]

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Remembering Dennis Martin, 30-Year Winemaker for Fetzer Vineyards

Remembering Dennis Martin, 30-Year Winemaker for Fetzer Vineyards

Statement from CEO Giancarlo Bianchetti Mendocino County, Ca., August 14, 2017 — It is with a heavy heart that I share news that longtime Fetzer Vineyards winemaker, Dennis Martin, passed away yesterday following a battle with cancer. Prior to retiring in 2015, Dennis was a pivotal part of the winemaking team at Fetzer Vineyards for […]

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M.A. Silva Announced New Manufacturing Facility for Sparkling and Technical Cork Closures in Portugal

M.A. Silva Announced New Manufacturing Facility for Sparkling and Technical Cork Closures in Portugal

Santa Rosa, CA, August 14, 2017 – Sonoma County based M. A. Silva USA announced a new manufacturing facility located in Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal. The 64,500-square-foot building is dedicated to the production of sparkling and technical cork closures. The $4.1M investment includes state-of-the-art technology and created 35 jobs. “I founded M. A. Silva […]

Vinos “de Pueblo” and “de Zona” to complete Rioja Wine Renovation Process

Vinos “de Pueblo” and “de Zona” to complete Rioja Wine Renovation Process

Rioja continues to diversify its offer by providing more information on wine labels  DOCa RIOJA enhances the visibility of smaller geographical units, giving the final push to an initiative started in 1998. “The flagship of Spanish quality wines culminates a strategy that aims operators, opinion leaders and final consumers who demand more information. The debate […]

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Award-Winning Winemaker Charles Smith Unveils New Company Name – Wines of Substance

Award-Winning Winemaker Charles Smith Unveils New Company Name – Wines of Substance

Wines of Substance Brands Include K Vintners, SIXTO, CasaSmith, Substance and B. Leighton Seattle, Wash. (August 8, 2017) – Charles Smith, founder of Washington’s largest winemaker-owned winery and the 4th largest wine producer in the state, today announced a new name for his international company – Wines of Substance. This launches a revitalized vision for […]

First Wine & Weed Symposium Major Success

First Wine & Weed Symposium Major Success

Wine Industry Network hosts meaningful dialogue between Cannabis & Wine Industry Healdsburg, CA, August 7th, 2017 – The Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted nearly 500 people to the first Wine & Weed Symposium on August 3rd at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA. The one-day business focused conference was intended to create a […]

Wine Business Institute Releases Proceedings from 10th Annual Academy of Wine Business Research Conference

Wine Business Institute Releases Proceedings from 10th Annual Academy of Wine Business Research Conference

Workforce, Technology, and Regulatory Concerns Addressed by Research and Discussion in Takeaways from Four-Day Event Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today released the proceedings from the 10th annual Academy of Wine Business Research (AWBR) conference and education summit, which recently concluded following activities in Sonoma and Napa […]

International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show Wraps Up Two-Day Event in San Francisco

International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show Wraps Up Two-Day Event in San Francisco

The IBWSS was the first-ever bulk and private label wine and spirits event in California Hundreds of wineries, distilleries, importers, distributors and retailers met in San Francisco for the debut of the highly anticipated International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show on July 26-27. At the event, attendees learned about the latest trends in bulk wine […]