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Top 10 Biodiverse Wineries in the US, 2017

Top 10 Biodiverse Wineries in the US, 2017

Vineyard Biodiversity Has Its OWn Language Biome Makers, a startup founded in San Francisco (USA), launches a study of biodiversity from more than 600 vineyards all over the world, highlights and enhances the plots that register an extraordinary microbiological diversity The biodiversity ranking driven by Biome Makers measures and evaluates the global complexity of microbial […]

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1,000 Top Wine Industry Professionals to Gather for 22nd Annual Premiere Napa Valley

1,000 Top Wine Industry Professionals to Gather for 22nd Annual Premiere Napa Valley

Scores of tastings, educational sessions and hospitality events draw top trade and journalists for ‘The Best Week in Napa Valley’ 2/19/2018 – St. Helena, CA—More than 1,000 wine industry professionals will gather Saturday for the Napa Valley Vintners’ (NVV) 22nd annual Premiere Napa Valley, America’s original and most prestigious barrel tasting and auction for the […]

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Fellows Named for the 2018 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers

Fellows Named for the 2018 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers

Steven Spurrier will share his memories of 1976’s Judgement of Paris ST. HELENA, Calif. – February 15, 2018 – Fellowship award winners have been announced for the 2018 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood Napa Valley. Qualified wine, wine-food and wine-travel writers were selected by a panel of leading wine editors based on their professional editorial […]

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Josh Phelps Debuts ‘Collusion’ Red Wine from Washington State

Josh Phelps Debuts ‘Collusion’ Red Wine from Washington State

The Red Blend Marks the Second Wine in the Grounded Wine Co. Collection RICHLAND, WASHINGTON, MARCH 15, 2018 – Founder and Winemaker Josh Phelps announces the release of his second wine from his recently-launched American wine label, Grounded Wine Company, Collusion, a red blend from the Columbia Valley in Washington. Showcasing one of his favorite […]

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2018 Bud Break Starts Early in Napa Valley

2018 Bud Break Starts Early in Napa Valley

Napa, CA (February 15, 2018) – After a combination of warm temperatures and relatively little winter rain, Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) announces that bud break has begun in Napa Valley, marking the beginning of the winegrape growing season.  “Buds on white varieties, like Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, have begun swelling and bursting on a few vines,” […]

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A New Look for Mezzacorona’s Flagship Pinot Grigio: New Label and Sustainability Certification

A New Look for Mezzacorona’s Flagship Pinot Grigio: New Label and Sustainability Certification

Celebrated Trentino DOC Producer Tells the Story of Estate Growers and Dedication to Sustainability with New Label Design NEW YORK (February 15, 2018) – This March, Mezzacorona – one of Northern Italy’s leading wineries – will introduce a new look for their 2017 Pinot Grigio Trentino DOC. The new label, which will roll out on […]

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Wine Women to Hold “Italy: North to South” and “From Employee to Entrepreneur” Events

Wine Women to Hold “Italy: North to South” and “From Employee to Entrepreneur” Events

WINE WOMEN launches its 2018 events schedule with two new series and three new events. The “Advanced Wine Exploration” event series kicks off February 22nd with “Italy: North to South,” hosted by Windee Smith at The Panel in Sonoma. The series will offer wine tastings focused on niche topics of interest to industry professionals. Beyond […]

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Benovia Winery Announces New Leadership Structure with Ed Thralls as General Manager and Co-Founder Mary Dewane as Vice Chairman

Benovia Winery Announces New Leadership Structure with Ed Thralls as General Manager and Co-Founder Mary Dewane as Vice Chairman

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (February 15, 2018) – Benovia Winery, a small production, family-owned winery in the heart of the Russian River Valley, is pleased to announce new leadership with Ed Thralls promoted to general manager and Co-Founder Mary Dewane stepping into the new role of vice chairman. “I am excited about Benovia’s leadership team and […]

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Leading Israeli Wineries Offer Food and Wine Pairing Tips for Passover

Leading Israeli Wineries Offer Food and Wine Pairing Tips for Passover

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 – Israel’s leading wineries today released Passover food and wine-pairing tips matching the traditional four cups of wine with different dishes from throughout the holiday Seder meal. The recommendations, from Israel’s leading Golan Heights and Galil Mountain wineries, and their North American importer, Yarden Inc., are for the holiday that begins […]

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Silicon Valley Bank Predicts the US Wine Industry Is at the Tail End of a 20-Year Growth Period

Silicon Valley Bank Predicts the US Wine Industry Is at the Tail End of a 20-Year Growth Period

Retiring baby boomers and frugal millennials are driving a rotation of consumer preferences ST. HELENA, Calif. – February 15, 2018 – Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) released its “State of the Wine Industry 2018”report today. The 17th annual report assesses current conditions in the wine industry and provides a unique forecast based on economic and behavioral trends. […]

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Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Opens New Winemaking Facility in Woodridge Illinois to Meet Demands of 300,000-Member Wine Club

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Opens New Winemaking Facility in Woodridge Illinois to Meet Demands of 300,000-Member Wine Club

Positions Company, Ranked 34th Largest US Winery, For Continued Growth Chicago, Illinois – February 14, 2018 – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a lifestyle brand that was ranked as the 34th largest winery in the US by Wine Business Monthly in its annual ranking this year, is pleased to announce the successful expansion and relocation of […]

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Smith Story Wine Cellars Appoints Springboard Wine Company as Exclusive California Broker

Smith Story Wine Cellars Appoints Springboard Wine Company as Exclusive California Broker

America’s first successfully crowd-funded winery plans to expand California footprint Windsor, CA, February 14, 2018 – Smith Story Wine Cellars has been winning over hearts and minds as ‘the little winery that did’ from the beginning, when it was established in 2013. Four harvests later (and a few thousand thousand cases sold) the husband/wife founders […]

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“Women Who Paint Women” Celebrating the 21st Annual International Women’s Day Presented at Madrigal’s Sausalito Wine Tasting Salon & Gallery

“Women Who Paint Women” Celebrating the 21st Annual International Women’s Day Presented at Madrigal’s Sausalito Wine Tasting Salon & Gallery

Art Exhibit Continues California Artist Series with the Art of Five Talented and Diverse Bay Area Female Artists February 14, 2018 Sausalito, CA – The highly popular International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. Since its inception in 1997, the day has inspired hundreds of women across the world. Madrigal Family […]

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2018 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Panel of Masters Revealed

2018 Sonoma County Barrel Auction Panel of Masters Revealed

Santa Rosa, CA (February 14, 2018) —Today, Sonoma County Vintners announced the specially selected panel of Master Sommeliers and a Master of Wine responsible for evaluating the one-of-a kind wine futures to be featured at the 2018 Sonoma County Barrel Auction scheduled for April 20th.  The seven panelists from across the United States will begin […]

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Peter Hladun Promoted to Vice President, General Manager Cork Supply USA

Peter Hladun Promoted to Vice President, General Manager Cork Supply USA

Additional Staff Promotions Announced February 14, 2018—Cascais, Portugal—The Cork Supply Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Peter Hladun to Vice President, General Manager, Cork Supply USA. In this new role, Hladun will lead the development and implementation of the strategic plan for CSU, ensuring its continued competitive success in the important U.S. closure […]

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