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Afternoon Brief, April 19

Afternoon Brief, April 19

California’s First ‘Wine & Weed Symposium’ Arrives in August
California has been a powerful force on the global wine scene for decades. Meanwhile, the state’s never been a slouch when it comes to high quality cannabis either…

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A Foot in Two Industries: How Wine and Weed Cross-Pollinate

A Foot in Two Industries: How Wine and Weed Cross-Pollinate

Cannabis has long been grown in the shadows, under the canopies of the Emerald Triangle, while wine grapes were grown in the neighboring counties of Sonoma and Napa in the open, under the warm California sun. Now, cannabis, a plant whose flowers can be worth as much as gold, is beginning to emerge from those shadows and venture into the mainstream. The same can be said for business professionals who are also emerging from other industries, like wine, to embrace the opportunities that the cannabis industry presents. I spoke to two women who have a foot in both wine and weed, starting their careers in the wine industry, and more recently stepping into the cannabis industry, while still maintaining their work with wine.

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Afternoon Brief, March 2

Afternoon Brief, March 2

Winemaker Opens Up About Sexism: Judging by the volume of emails, Wine-Searcher’s recent article on sexism in the wine industry definitely struck a chord, especially with a cross-section of female winemakers in Australia…

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Wine & Weed Symposium 2017: Strange Bedfellows or Opportunity Knocking?

Wine & Weed Symposium 2017: Strange Bedfellows or Opportunity Knocking?

Garnering attention from such disparate online news sources such as Forbes, The Emerald Report and Homeschooling Guys, Wine Industry Network’s newest conference, the Wine and Weed Symposium, announced for August, 2017 in Sonoma County, CA, will be the first such pairing of these two industries. One, a tried and true luxury item for millennia, with 170-year old historical roots in California. The other an underground, cash industry coming to the light. How will this match-up work out?

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Afternoon Brief, January 13

Afternoon Brief, January 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Sonoma County Winegrowers Double Down on Sustainability Goal The Sonoma County Winegrowers trade group will be getting some outside help from academia and other business leaders in its quest to better differentiate the wine region from others in the competitive marketplace… Today’s News: Wine & Weed: Unlikely Bedfellows […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 12

Afternoon Brief, January 12

Wine & Weed Symposium Announced: The Wine Industry Network today announced the launch of the Wine & Weed Symposium, a one-day intensive educational conference that will focus on the legalization of cannabis in California and the expected impact and opportunities that this presents to the wine industry…

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Wine & Weed Symposium Announced

Wine & Weed Symposium Announced

The Wine Industry Network (WIN) today announced the launch of the Wine & Weed Symposium, a one-day intensive educational conference that will focus on the legalization of cannabis in California and the expected impact and opportunities that this presents to the wine industry. The symposium will be held on August 3rd from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA.

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