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Afternoon Brief, July 26

Afternoon Brief, July 26

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: U.S. Wine Exports to European Union Fall The major fall in sales to the EU saw US wine exports fall 15% by volume and 8% by value, with both bottled wine and bulk shipments down by around 15%, Rabobank’s analysts said … Today’s News: Adelsheims Transition Ownership […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 25

Afternoon Brief, July 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Winemakers No Longer Fight Drought – Now It’s Mildew “If you don’t find mildew in your vineyards, you haven’t looked hard enough,” said Glenn McGourty, a viticulture advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension for Mendocino County … Today’s News: Indiana Supreme Court Rules Against […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 24

Afternoon Brief, July 24

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Are Flying Vineyard Drones Creating Better Wine? California’s Bennett Valley is a portrait of pastoral perfection. Near Santa Rosa in southern Sonoma County, its hills rise like terrestrial waves from the ocean … Today’s News: Progress on Winegrape Exemption from FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule The Senate Committee […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 21

Afternoon Brief, July 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Artificial Intelligence Boosts Wine’s Bottom Line South Australian tech firm Ailytic has developed an artificial intelligence program to significantly increase production efficiency by optimising machine use … Today’s News: Closer Demand-Supply Balance Bodes Well for California Wine Grape Growers California Central Valley wine grape growers from Fresno […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 20

Afternoon Brief, July 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: How an Important Central Coast Vineyard Fought Off the Alamo Fire Two of the current wildfire season’s biggest blazes, the Alamo and Whittier fires, have ravaged tens of thousands of acres in Californias Central Coast region, in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, respectively … Today’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 19

Afternoon Brief, July 19

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Beckstoffer Vineyards Buys 121-Acre Vineyard in Carneros from Treasury Wine Estates Beckstoffer Vineyards has purchased a 121-acre vineyard in Carneros from Treasury Wine Estates, according to Napa County records … Today’s News: Wine and Weed Leaders Collaborate on Biodynamic Sonoma Valley Pot Farm Erich Pearson is no […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 18

Afternoon Brief, July 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: E. & J. Gallo Deploys Data-Driven App to Harvest a Better Grape The world’s oldest winery is a cool, dry cave near the tiny village of Areni, in southeast Armenia. In late 2010, researchers unearthed a host of vintner’s tools there, dating back 6,000 years … Today’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 17

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Country Vintners Curious, but Wary of Cannabis Industry When Tom Rodrigues looks out the window at his Yorkville winery, he can see two worlds collide. Some of the most coveted wines in the United States emerge from the vineyards of California’s North Coast … Today’s News: California’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 14

Afternoon Brief, July 14

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Vineyard Robot Prototype to Debut at FutureFarm Expo in Oregon Seeking to solve the chronic labor shortage problem facing the US premium wine industry, the project ‘ROVR’ team has developed a fully mobile concept demonstrator at their Pendleton, Oregon R&D lab … Today’s News: The Complete Guide […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 13

Afternoon Brief, July 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Bordeaux’s Most Expensive Wines It’s not often “Bordeaux” crops up in the same sentence as “bargain” – especially in an article about expensive wines – but there is a case to be made that, when it comes to value … Today’s News: Americo Amorim, Thought to Be […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 12

Afternoon Brief, July 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Most of California’s Wine Grapes Should Find a Home by Harvest A mid-June review by Turrentine Brokerage of the number and sizes of clusters following the May bloom indicates California’s wine grape growers are on track to producing an average size crop … Today’s News: Pinot Noir […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 11

Afternoon Brief, July 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: The $110 Million Question: Is Alcohol Good for You? With researchers producing a seemingly constant stream of studies about alcohol’s protective effects against dementia, heart disease and other serious health issues, it can be easy for wine lovers to believe their nightly glass of vino is doing […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 10

Afternoon Brief, July 10

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Fire Nears Historic Vineyard and Wineries Cal Fire’s San Luis Obispo Unit reported Monday morning that the Alamo Fire had grown to nearly 29,000 acres this weekend due to high temperatures, low humidity and winds … Today’s News: California’s Cannabis Industry Reinvents the Concept of Appellations The […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 7

Afternoon Brief, July 7

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Are Hand-Picked Grapes Better Than Machine-Harvested? Marketers love to affix the word “hand” to imply artisan craftmanship behind products. From “hand-tossed pizza” and “hand-breaded chicken nuggets” to “handmade spirits,” the word has been diluted to near worthlessness … Today’s News: California Winegrowers Applaud $5 Million to Battle […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 6

Afternoon Brief, July 6

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Constellation Paid $60 Million for Napa Cabernet Star Schrader Cellars Wine Spectator has learned that Constellation Brands paid approximately $60 million when it purchased Napa Valley brand Schrader Cellars … Today’s News: East Coast DTC Survey Reveal Top Performing Winery Strategies with 50% Higher Growth VinterActive has […]

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