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Motivation Starts with You

Motivation Starts with You

There was an interesting article in while back in INC Magazine on motivating employees. The article contained a lot of sound advice. However, an owner or manager is not always around to motivate staff or they may not always have time. Also, who is going to motivate management so they can motivate the employees? While […]

Turning the Tables on Virginie Boone

Turning the Tables on Virginie Boone

“Turning the Tables – Interviewing the Interviewers” is a Q&A series profiling Wine Writers. We hope you’ll discover more about the wine writers you know, and learn about many others. The objective of this project is to understand and develop working relationships with journalists.

All New 2019 Sunset International Wine Competition Now Accepting Entries

All New 2019 Sunset International Wine Competition Now Accepting Entries

After a brief hiatus, the Sunset International Wine Competition—the one competition that truly reflects the unique character of The West—is back, and in very capable hands.

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Creating Unique Interactions

Creating Unique Interactions

The best thing about working in hospitality is that we get to interact with different kinds of people all the time. If you don’t find that to be positive, perhaps hospitality is not for you. We can, however, fall into patterns of behavior that are not always easy to break. We get used to presenting […]

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How Wineries Can Support Their Restaurant Customers: Tools of the Trade

How Wineries Can Support Their Restaurant Customers: Tools of the Trade

Wineries, boost your sales by building a strong restaurant connection & by improving your customer service. Here’s how you do it. There is a very good reason for wineries to support their restaurant customers: according to one study, 50 percent of consumers who try and enjoy a wine brand at a restaurant or bar are […]

Diving Head First into the Booze Business

Diving Head First into the Booze Business

Spring is springing and summer is not far behind. Backyard events, concerts, and all sorts of warm weather activities. including swimming. Currently I am leaving Miami having spent the last few days, seeing the market, visiting key accounts, and solidifying a chain deal. While at the pool this weekend, I saw the attached sign on […]

News Releases

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards, 2017 Northwest Winery of the Year, moves up to #4 on all-time Platinum Award winning list.

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards, 2017 Northwest Winery of the Year, moves up to #4 on all-time Platinum Award winning list.

At this year’s WinePress NW’s “Best of the Best” Invitational Platinum Judging Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards continues its tradition of award-winning wines. Winning four Platinum Medals (two of them double platinum) moves Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards securely into 4th place an the all-time leader board. Only competing since 2009, Reustle has only half the years of competition […]

3 Badge Beverage Corporation Extends Bozal Line with 3 New Mezcals

3 Badge Beverage Corporation Extends Bozal Line with 3 New Mezcals

Sonoma, Calif. (March 6, 2019) – 3 Badge Beverage Corporation has just introduced three new mezcals to the Bozal line. Bozal, sold in select U.S. markets by the company’s spirits division, 3 Badge Mixology, has now released 11 artisan mezcals made from wild Mexican agave. Bozal Tepeztate, Single Maguey ($80) is made from Marmorata agave […]

Jordan Winery Unveils New Dining Room by Geoffrey De Sousa

Jordan Winery Unveils New Dining Room by Geoffrey De Sousa

San Francisco-based interior designer’s first winery project and the iconic vintner’s first renovation since 1995 HEALDSBURG, Calif. (March 19, 2019)-Jordan Vineyard & Winery, a French-inspired producer of elegant chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon since 1976, announces the completion of its redesigned dining room by Geoffrey De Sousa of San Francisco, one of the top interior design […]

Wine Access Launches Public Relations Campaign for U.S. Market

Wine Access Launches Public Relations Campaign for U.S. Market

Campaign will Support Leading National DtC Wine Retailer’s Continued Expansion and Promote Elite Offerings San Francisco Calif., March 20, 2019 — Wine Access (https://www.wineaccess.com/), a leading Direct-to-Consumer wine company that offers fine wines from around the world and a selection of wines made through exclusive partnerships with distinguished winemakers, today announced Colangelo & Partners (www.colangelopr.com) as its agency of record to […]

Auction of Washington Wines Achieves No. 3 Spot in U.S. Charity Wine Auction Rankings

Auction of Washington Wines Achieves No. 3 Spot in U.S. Charity Wine Auction Rankings

Wine Spectator Announces 2018 Wine Auction Rankings with Auction of Washington Wines Among Top 3 SEATTLE (March 20, 2019) —The Auction of Washington Wines (AWW) has bolstered its ranking among the nation’s largest charity wine auctions, landing third in Wine Spectator Magazine’s list of highest-grossing live charity wine auctions in 2018. AWW enjoyed a record-breaking […]

Equine and Wines to Break Ground on March 22

Equine and Wines to Break Ground on March 22

A Team of World-Class Viticulturalists and Winemakers Break Ground on 21,000 Acre Cowan Ranch  On Friday, March 22, 2019 at 4 p.m., Equine and Wines will celebrate the opening of their vineyard co-operative. We will also be celebrating the birthday of Founder and CEO Tom Heshion. This unique idea, which includes thousands of acres of […]

Spotlights

Migrating and Permanent Resident Birds Create Visual and Health Risk Hazards for Wineries

Migrating and Permanent Resident Birds Create Visual and Health Risk Hazards for Wineries

Swallows and Pigeons Linked to Disease and EPA Enforcements They are incredible animals that fly hundreds of miles from South to North America each spring and are able to zero in on the exact same nesting site they made the year before. Once heralded for their famous return each season in San Juan Capistrano, they […]

Historic Beverage Distribution Company Stays on Top with Innovative Oak Infusion Enterprise

Historic Beverage Distribution Company Stays on Top with Innovative Oak Infusion Enterprise

Since before the end of Prohibition in 1933, Scott Laboratories has distinguished itself as a leading supplier of value-added products for the wine, craft brewing and spirits industries, specializing in staff winemaking expertise and top-notch customer service. Today, the Petaluma, CA based business has once again brought an innovative bent to the market by adding […]

Strategic Acquisition Creates Powerful New Alliances for Customers in Bottling and Packaging Industry

Strategic Acquisition Creates Powerful New Alliances for Customers in Bottling and Packaging Industry

Emmeti USA, a leading supplier of multiple bottling line and packaging solutions throughout North America and beyond, has recently announced that the company, along with its sister companies, Mectra, Sipac, & Logik, has been acquired by a coalition of American and British pension fund holders. The newly formed EMS Group has been hailed as a […]

Exclusive Vision Inspection Systems Ensure Inspection Perfection on the Bottling Line

Exclusive Vision Inspection Systems Ensure Inspection Perfection on the Bottling Line

Quality control is essential for any producer striving to deliver a consistent premium product to their consumer, but so is keeping the bottling line operating efficiently. Logics & Controls offers inspection systems for filling and packaging lines that rely on advanced optical technology to achieve inspection perfection and efficiency.

New Boisé Oak Staves Designed for Premium Wines

New Boisé Oak Staves Designed for Premium Wines

Last year Vivelys launched two variants of the Boisé Inspiration staves building on their twenty years of experience and expertise in oak alternatives developed through extensive research and their Boisé oak chip line. The enthusiasm and demand in the market for these staves has pushed Vivelys to release three more staves in the line to […]

G3 Launches Visionary Open Innovation Project with RoboBottle™ Sensing Device

G3 Launches Visionary Open Innovation Project with RoboBottle™ Sensing Device

“RoboBottle™ is the first installment in our plan to actively provide customers with vital information when, where and how they need it to make the best decisions possible for their business,” says John Cunningham, Director of Innovation at G3 Enterprises.

Afternoon Brief

Afternoon Brief, March 20

Afternoon Brief, March 20

How the Flooding Affected Sonoma’s 2019 Vintage: Northern California wineries and vineyards continue to clean up and dry out from the unusually heavy rainfall that hit in late February and caused some of the areas’ worst floods in 20 years…

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Afternoon Brief, March 19

Afternoon Brief, March 19

Vintage Wine Estates Purchases 1,986 Acre Laetitia Winery Estate on the California Central Coast: Vintage Wine Estates has purchased Laetitia Vineyard & Winery. Laetitia, located in the Arroyo Grande AVA, is one of the notable, foundation wineries of the region…

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Afternoon Brief, March 18

Afternoon Brief, March 18

Constellation Brands May Sell Cheap Wine Brands to Gallo: Constellation Brands may sell off some of its lower-end wine brands to Gallo Winery, according to CNBC. The report comes after Constellation said last month that it may sell up to 40% of its wine brands because they are underperforming…

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Afternoon Brief, March 15

Afternoon Brief, March 15

Big Vintners Face Challenges as Market Growth Slows: Shifting market conditions mean the wine industry needs to meet consumers where they’re at, according to the latest data from market research firm Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates…

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Afternoon Brief, March 14

Afternoon Brief, March 14

It’s Snowing in California Vineyards, and Winemakers Are Loving it – Whether or not you’re a skier or snowboarder, you know the adage. If it’s raining in San Francisco, it must be snowing in Tahoe …

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Afternoon Brief, March 13

Afternoon Brief, March 13

Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Named Best Wine in the World as Vivino Announces 2019 Wine Style Award Winners: Vivino, the worlds largest online wine marketplace and most downloaded wine app, today announced Vivinos 2019 Wine Style Award winners …

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