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Afternoon Brief June 6

Afternoon Brief June 6

Sizzling Generosity Results in $14.3 Million Raised During Auction Napa Valley Weekend: The Napa Valley Vintners trade association announced that this year’s Auction Napa Valley has raised $14.3 million for children’s education and community health nonprofits during a weekend of feverish bidding and Latin-infused fun at the annual celebration of the best of America’s leading wine region …

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Afternoon Brief, November 5

Afternoon Brief, November 5

New research predicts California droughts will worsen:
Future droughts in California are likely to bite deeper and last longer than the one now gripping the state, according to new research into the potential effects of climate change…

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Afternoon Brief, September 17

Afternoon Brief, September 17

Nanoscience makes your wine better:
One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavours in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine…

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Afternoon Brief, August 20

Afternoon Brief, August 20

3rd Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo Attendee Registration Now Open:
The Wine Industry Network (WIN) announced attendee registration for the 2014 North Coast Wine Industry Expo to be held on December 4th opened today…

Afternoon Brief, August 18

Afternoon Brief, August 18

U.S. women drink wine to relax, men look for high quality:
Men and women are different when it comes to their wine habits. New research from Canadean finds that in the US, women drink wine in order to relax and unwind, seeking good value options, whereas men are more likely to be wine buffs, searching for high quality and new drink experiences…

Afternoon Brief, July 30

Afternoon Brief, July 30

Professor Claims Terroir is ‘A Myth’:
The quality of some of the worlds top wines is down to a concentration of expertise rather than terroir, a French professor has argued…

Turrentine Brokerage on Cutting Edge of Industry Expertise

Turrentine Brokerage on Cutting Edge of Industry Expertise

Location: Novato, CA Web: www.turrentinebrokerage.com WIN Profile: Turrentine Brokerage Printable PDF Version Turrentine President Steve Fredricks doesn’t mince words when it comes to having confidence in his company. “With more than 41 years in this business, we know the supply side of the wine business,” Fredricks asserts. “The complexities in the marketplace can be confusing […]

Afternoon Brief, May 21

Afternoon Brief, May 21

Los Angeles Plans to Ban New Vineyards:
Vineyards are a $4.4 billion industry in California, and a major source of tourism. But in one swath of Los Angeles County, there’s a law pending that would ban new vineyard plantings…

Afternoon Brief, April 9

Afternoon Brief, April 9

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Treasury Wine Estates boss Michael Clarke urges Prime Minister Tony Abbott on wine FTAs in Australia The new boss of one of the nations largest wine companies has urged Prime Minister Tony Abbott to push the case for more free trade deals on Australian wine… Today’s News: Beer […]

Afternoon Brief, Feb 11

Afternoon Brief, Feb 11

Trending Story: Second Consecutive Record Winegrape Harvest, Experts Explain Market Impacts The California Department of Food and Agricultures Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2013 has been released.  It is a critical barometer for the wine and grape industry… Today’s News North Coast winegrape crop in 2013 sets new records The size and value of the winegrape […]

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Second Consecutive Record Winegrape Harvest, Experts Explain Market Impacts

Second Consecutive Record Winegrape Harvest, Experts Explain Market Impacts

Novato, CA – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2013 has been released.  It is a critical barometer for the wine and grape industry, containing prices and tons of wine grapes crushed during the 2013 harvest. The Crush Report provides growers and wineries insight into the inventory position for […]

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Wineries Report Increased Use of Social Media to Enhance Direct to Consumer Sales

Wineries Report Increased Use of Social Media to Enhance Direct to Consumer Sales

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone More than 60% of wineries and wine-related businesses say they plan to increase their use of social media over the next three years in response to changing market demographics, to build their brand and to reach targeted customers. This information comes from the recently published 2013 Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Report, […]

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North Coast Wine Industry Expo Draws Thousands to Sonoma County Venue

North Coast Wine Industry Expo Draws Thousands to Sonoma County Venue

Conference Sessions Highlight Challenges / Opportunities for 2014 By Elizabeth Hans McCrone Over 3,000 people flocked to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Thursday to attend the second annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo. The event, that was packed with industry professionals from throughout California, Oregon, Washington and beyond featured 300 exhibitors and four different conference […]

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Speakers Announced for NCWIE Viticulture Session

Speakers Announced for NCWIE Viticulture Session

The North Coast Wine Industry Expo, the second largest wine industry tradeshow in North America, announces its third educational session – Branding Your Vineyard. Offering relevant resources to Vineyard owners and managers, this topic has been developed with the goal of exploring the opportunities to build an identity around your vineyard in a way that […]

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Deadline extended to Participate in the 2013 Moss Adams Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey

Deadline extended to Participate in the 2013 Moss Adams Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey

By Jim Brumm The largest wine industry survey in the industry in three years, launched earlier this summer, has extended its deadline for responders until August 15. The 2013 Moss Adams Wine Industry Financial Benchmarking Survey is aimed at gathering market, operational and financial data from wineries, vineyards and negociants to determine and evaluate current […]

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