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Afternoon Brief, August 17

Afternoon Brief, August 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: With New To Kalon Brand, Constellation Revives Legendary Napa Wine Dispute The battle over Napa Valley’s most contested two words – To Kalon – rages on. Is To Kalon a place? A brand? A historical landmark? Certainly it’s a vineyard. But whose… Today’s News: E&J Gallo Buys Luxury […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 16

Afternoon Brief, August 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Duckhorn Wine Company Acquires Central Coast Icon Calera Wine Company Duckhorn Wine Company, which includes Duckhorn Vineyards, Goldeneye, Paraduxx, Migration, Decoy and Canvasback, announced today that it has acquired Calera Wine Company… Today’s News: Napa County Supervisors Side with Raymond Vineyards Raymond Vineyards winery won a tight […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 15

Afternoon Brief, August 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Red Blotch Rising A new virus that started spreading across California vineyards – and the nation – in the 2000s is under investigation… Today’s News: Another Stellar Sonoma County Wine Harvest Begins Record winter rainfall, a mild spring, a scorching summer and a serious labor shortage are […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 14

Afternoon Brief, August 14

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: DNA Maps Consumers’ Route to Good Wine Choices The wine purchase decision is a confusing, anxious moment for many consumers, and a critical opportunity for wine brands… Today’s News: New Jersey Wine In Pursuit of Excellence Numbers reflect the improvements – with New Jersey having now increased […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 11

Afternoon Brief, August 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Winery Files Lawsuit Against Former Employees for Allegedly Stealing Company Data A Napa Valley winery is suing three former employees for allegedly deleting confidential company information from their work-issued computers after copying the information for personal use and retaliation… Today’s News: An Interview with Paul Mabray, […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 10

Afternoon Brief, August 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Alcoholism Epidemic: More Than 1 in 8 Americans Are Now Alcoholics Americans are becoming increasingly heavy drinkers, with the greatest rise among women, older people and ethnic minorities, national surveys have shown… Today’s News: Viticulturists and Scientists Battle Latest Vineyard Virus: Red Blotch When he was hired […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 9

Afternoon Brief, August 9

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Investigation Continues into Large Mount Veeder Winery Wastewater Spill State investigators are still looking for the cause of a Mount Veeder winery treatment pond breach that sent perhaps 850,000 gallons of wastewater spilling toward Redwood Creek… Today’s News: University of California Researcher Is Working to Make Virtual […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 8

Afternoon Brief, August 8

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: ‘Sessionable’ Wine Will Help Boost U.S. Wine Sales, Producers Claim Stephanie Gallo, vice president of marketing at E&J Gallo Winery said one of the biggest challenges – as well as the biggest opportunity – in the US market was to continue growing wine sales, but to do […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 7

Afternoon Brief, August 7

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Kicks Off Another “Classic” Harvest After nearly five years of drought made every Napa Valley harvest kickoff story complicated, this year’s is pretty simple… Today’s News: Six Ways Wine and Weed Are Similar – And One Major Difference Since California citizens approved Prop 64 legalizing adult […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 4

Afternoon Brief, August 4

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: At Wine and Weed Symposium, Vintners Find Themselves Surrounded by Economic Opportunity Wine professionals found themselves surrounded by potential economic opportunity Thursday as they learned about possibilities for capitalizing on cannabis – and a few pitfalls – at a sold-out conference… Today’s News: V2 Wine Group and […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 2

Afternoon Brief, August 2

Wine & Weed Symposium Offers Pot of Gold
Bud break is taking on a whole new meaning in California, where voters legalized the recreational use of cannabis in November. Opportunities form the focus of the Wine & Weed Symposium, which takes place on August 3 at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel in Santa Rosa, California…

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Afternoon Brief, August 1

Afternoon Brief, August 1

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Consumers Short-Changed Again on Shipping Bad news for wine lovers, and Wine-Searcher users, in most of the United States: your ability to order wine may be about to be diminished… Today’s News: Are You Team Pinot or Team Pot? When the Wagner family bought property in Yamhill […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 31

Afternoon Brief, July 31

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Flip Flops on Wine Delivery Law Wine delivery apps have become big business as the delivery market has been transformed by technology over the past few years… Today’s News: Maryland Wine In Pursuit of Excellence Rob Deford knows about the footsteps he follows as owner and […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 28

Afternoon Brief, July 28

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Owner of Healdsburg’s Wilson Winery Hit with $56,000 in Pollution Fines A Healdsburg vintner with a history of breaking environmental laws agreed Thursday to pay about $56,000 for an illegal burn in 2016 that drew a large emergency response and violated air quality regulations… Today’s News: Jackson […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 27

Afternoon Brief, July 27

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: How California’s Central Coast Alamo Fire Scorched Vineyard Fierce flames from the Alamo fire in California’s Central Coast area damaged vines at the North Canyon vineyard owned by Treasury Wine Estates earlier this month … Today’s News: How Viable Does the Future Look for Santa Barbara Wine […]

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