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Afternoon Brief, October 20

Afternoon Brief, October 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: A New Normal? Deadly Wine Country Wildfires May Signal a Shift in California In more than five decades spent researching forests and fires – often fighting the latter – Daniel Leavell has never seen anything quite like the deadly and massive wave of quick-moving wildfires this month […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 19

Afternoon Brief, October 19

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Winery Arrives in Oregon Jackson Family Wines’ expansion into Oregon worried some people in the industry, and the company knew it… Today’s News: The Synergistic Actions of Enzymes and Tannins in Winemaking “Not all tannins are the same,” explains Dr. Peter Salamone. “There are fermentation tannins, […]

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The Synergistic Actions of Enzymes and Tannins in Winemaking

The Synergistic Actions of Enzymes and Tannins in Winemaking

“Not all tannins are the same,” explains Dr. Peter Salamone. “There are fermentation tannins, cellaring tannins, and finishing tannins that all add something different to the wine’s flavor profile and structure. The same can be said for enzymes.” 

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Afternoon Brief, October 18

Afternoon Brief, October 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days have demonstrated the spirit of strength and resilience of these communities… Wine Country Wildfires: […]

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Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover

Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover

10/18/2017 – Napa, CA – Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days have demonstrated the spirit of strength and resilience of these communities.  Across the North Coast region, more than 40 lives were lost, thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed […]

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Gretchen Carlson Announced as Keynote Speaker for Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium

Gretchen Carlson Announced as Keynote Speaker for Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium

Acclaimed TV journalist and women’s empowerment advocate to deliver keynote at alcohol beverage industry’s largest gathering of women, world-wide October 17, 2017 (New York, NY) – Women of the Vine & Spirits® (womenofthevine.com), the world’s leading membership alliance dedicated to the empowerment and advancement of women in the alcohol beverage industry, announced today Gretchen Carlson […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 17

Afternoon Brief, October 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Insurance Payouts May Not Cover All Wildfire Damage for California Wineries Wineries damaged by wildfires tearing through Northern California are starting insurance claims, and at least some of the smaller vintners are likely to find limits in their policies mean payouts fall short of rebuilding costs… Wine […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 16

Afternoon Brief, October 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Fires Won’t Destroy California Wine Industry Fires are still burning in northern California as you read this, and people’s homes are still endangered. That said, it’s time to look at what the deadly wildfires will mean for the region’s wine industry, the most important in North America… […]

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Update on Visiting the Napa Valley

Update on Visiting the Napa Valley

October 13, 2017, Napa, CA –As of today, firefighters have increased containment of some of the multiple wildfires burning in Napa County. Visit Napa Valley, the official tourism marketing organization for the Napa Valley, greatly appreciates the continuous efforts of the Napa County emergency service response teams who are keeping everyone advised of fire updates […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 13

Afternoon Brief, October 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: E. & J. Gallo Winery Will Contribute $1 Million to Fire Recovery Effort and Will Match Employee Donation Two-for-One Joseph E. Gallo, chief executive officer of the E. & J. Gallo Winery, announced today that the family-owned company is donating $1 million to aid the fire recovery […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 12

Afternoon Brief, October 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Vineyards May Have Kept Wine Country Fire from Getting Worse Cristian Palmaz used hoes, shovels and rakes to keep flames from his family’s 19th century vineyard estate home on the flanks of Mt. St. George in eastern Napa County… Wine Country Wildfires: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah Grapes […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 11

Afternoon Brief, October 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Community Rallies to Provide Aid and Resources to Fire Victims Wine industry leaders have formed a support network to provide immediate assistance and long-term aid to victims of the fires ravaging Northern California and are calling on the national wine community for additional help… Today’s News: […]

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Mendocino County Redwood Complex Fire Impacts on Vineyards

Mendocino County Redwood Complex Fire Impacts on Vineyards

Northern California is experiencing unprecedented massive wildfires, and the Redwood Complex Fire has devastated areas of Mendocino County since it started in the middle of the night Sunday, October 8, 2017. Mendocino County is a large county with approximately 550 individual vineyard properties totaling 18,000 acres. The fire has affected a relatively small portion of […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 10

Afternoon Brief, October 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Sonoma and Napa Wineries Hit Hard by Wine Country Fires As massive fires continued to burn in the epicenter of the U.S. wine industry Monday, Napa and Sonoma vintners braced to confront the long-term consequences of a disastrous event that could affect the supply of grapes, the […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 9

Afternoon Brief, October 9

Massive Wildfires Devastate Parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties, Burning Signorello Estate Winery and Possibly Others
Gusting winds spread multiple blazes in a matter of hours, triggering mass evacuations and threatening wineries, businesses and homes…

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