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The 2018 Pacific Wine & Food Classic Is Presented by Pacific Sales and Powered by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

The 2018 Pacific Wine & Food Classic Is Presented by Pacific Sales and Powered by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Pacific Wine & Food Classic Announces Dates, What Not-to-Miss and Early Bird Tickets Orange County, April 19, 2018 — Pacific Wine & Food Classic is pleased to announce the weekend festival will take place on August 18 & 19, 2018 at the Newport Beach Dunes Waterfront Resort. Early bird tickets have just been released, with prices […]

Robert Hall Rosé de Robles Wins Double Gold in the American Fine Wine Competition

Robert Hall Rosé de Robles Wins Double Gold in the American Fine Wine Competition

Estate wine receives top honors over more than 850 invitation-only international wineries April 20, 2018 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – Robert Hall Winery has been making award-winning wine in the heart of Paso Robles for nearly 20 years and has received another incredible award. The Rosé de Robles received international acclaim by being awarded Double Gold […]

Martin Brown Steps Down as CEO of Wine-Searcher, Julian Perry New CEO

Martin Brown Steps Down as CEO of Wine-Searcher, Julian Perry New CEO

It’s all change at the top, at Wine-Searcher, the search engine dedicated to finding and pricing wine as it welcomes a new Chief Executive and its Founder Martin Brown steps back from the limelight. Martin Brown, who created Wine-Searcher in 1999 and is now a vital tool for the world’s alcoholic drinks trade announced he […]

Brick Barn Wine Estate Announces Management Team

Brick Barn Wine Estate Announces Management Team

Santa Ynez Valley Estate Winery to Celebrate Official Opening of Hospitality Center on April 21 Buellton, CA—In anticipation of the official opening of its new hospitality center on April 21, Brick Barn Wine Estate today announced its management team helmed by General Manager and industry veteran Tom O’Higgins. Brick Barn Wine Estate is a newer estate […]

Kokomo’s 2016 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Takes First 100 Point Score Ever Awarded at the 2018 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

Kokomo’s 2016 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Takes First 100 Point Score Ever Awarded at the 2018 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

Santa Rosa, Calif. – Wine Competitions Management & Productions and The Press Democrat have concluded the sixth annual North Coast Wine Challenge, a competition focused exclusively on wines produced in California’s prestigious North Coast, arguably one of the finest winegrowing regions in the world. The judging, took place April 10-11, 2018 in Santa Rosa, Calif., […]

In Time for Earth Day 2018: Wine Market Council Releases Results of “Green” Study Highlighting U.S. Wine Consumer Attitudes Toward Organic, Sustainable and Biodynamic Production

In Time for Earth Day 2018: Wine Market Council Releases Results of “Green” Study Highlighting U.S. Wine Consumer Attitudes Toward Organic, Sustainable and Biodynamic Production

Survey finds consumer willingness to spend slightly more for wine made of organically grown grapes and sustainably and biodynamically produced wines, as well as other key data Yountville, CA, April 19, 2018 – Wine Market Council today released key findings from their recent research survey titled, “Green Wine Study: U.S. Wine Consumer Attitudes Toward Organic, […]

The Rosé Competition 2018 awards Napa’s Sill Family Vineyards Gold Medal

The Rosé Competition 2018 awards Napa’s Sill Family Vineyards Gold Medal

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (April 18, 2018) – THE Rosé Competition 2018, under the auspices of the American Fine Wine Competition held its judging in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on April 10, 2018.  Eight esteemed wine judges gave out numerous awards. Sill Family Vineyards’ 2016 trés Rosé de Chardonnay garnered the GOLD medal award for its unique 98% […]

Wine Women Launches Volunteer Program

Wine Women Launches Volunteer Program

Sonoma, California | April 18, 2018: WINE WOMEN has put out a call for volunteers. The professional trade organization, championing women working in the wine industry, has grown tremendously in nearly two years. The newly launched Volunteer Program will provide needed infrastructure and support for the fast-growing organization. President, Christine L. Mueller, explained, “Thanks to the support of […]

Republic National Distributing Company and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Extend Partnership

Republic National Distributing Company and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Extend Partnership

RNDC Signs Five-Year Contract to Distribute Ste. Michelle Wines in Eight States and Washington D.C. April 18, 2018 – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the nation’s second largest premium wine and spirits distributor, today announced that Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is extending its distribution partnership with RNDC for an additional five years in Louisiana, Maryland, […]

UC Davis Extension Announces Summer Courses in Viticulture and Wine Business

UC Davis Extension Announces Summer Courses in Viticulture and Wine Business

DAVIS, Calif.—UC Davis Extension offers a variety of courses for novice and experienced grape growers, winemakers and wine lovers. The following courses will take place June-Sept. 2018 in Davis, unless otherwise indicated. Winery Accounting and Finance for Executives Augment your understanding of winery-specific accounting and finance issues. Designed for winery principals, executives and accounting staff, […]

Twelfth Annual Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium, January 23-24, 2019

Twelfth Annual Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium, January 23-24, 2019

Napa, CA, April 18, 2018 – The popular Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium, the industry’s national summit on wine direct marketing and sales, will take place January 23-24, 2019, at the Hilton Concord Hotel.  Program details will be available this summer and fall at www.dtcwinesymposium.com The 2017 and 2018 summits both sold out. Last year’s […]

Wine Business Institute Announces Second Volume of Academic Case Research Journal

Wine Business Institute Announces Second Volume of Academic Case Research Journal

New Case Studies Offer Insights and Lessons Learned from Wine Industry Organizations in Italy, Germany, Spain, and U.S.  Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the second volume of its Wine Business Case Research Journal, an electronic journal […]

Sonoma County’s Sangiacomo Family Introduces Estate Wines

Sonoma County’s Sangiacomo Family Introduces Estate Wines

(April 18, 2018 — Sonoma, CA) — Honoring a family’s rich history in Sonoma County, a third generation of the Sangiacomo family launches a series of wines from their estate vineyards, grown in Carneros, Napa, and along the Sonoma Coast. Their inspiration is born from a pursuit to craft the very finest wines and honor […]

Boisset Collection Featured at Largest Gathering of Biodynamic Wine Producers

Boisset Collection Featured at Largest Gathering of Biodynamic Wine Producers

Jean-Charles Boisset to give opening remarks for trade and media program, Raymond Vineyards and DeLoach Vineyards sponsor event St. Helena, CA (April 18, 2018) – Boisset Collection will be a featured participant in the first International Biodynamic Wine Conference May 6-7 at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, the largest gathering of Biodynamic wine producers ever […]

The Culinary Institute of America Presents Conversations at Copia: Terroir

The Culinary Institute of America Presents Conversations at Copia: Terroir

The CIA at Copia, The Culinary Institute of America’s newest venture in downtown Napa will present Conversations at Copia: Terroir on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Offered each month, Conversations at Copia, aims to teach attendees about our food system and how it affects us through discussion, art, film, and food and beverage tastings. During “Terroir,” notable presenters will […]