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Wine Faults Training Offered at Santa Rosa Junior College

Wine Faults Training Offered at Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, Calif. – December 7, 2018 – Santa Rosa Junior College is offering a new class as part of the Wine Studies Department for Spring 2019. Wine 123: Causation and Detection of Wine Faults is a six-week introductory wine sensory course designed to teach basic analytical wine tasting techniques and expose students to the […]

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Quinta Do Crasto Joins Folio Fine Wine Partners

Quinta Do Crasto Joins Folio Fine Wine Partners

Appointment marks importer’s expansion into the growing Portuguese category. Napa, CA— Tuesday December 11, 2018 — Douro Valley producer Quinta do Crasto has appointed Folio Fine Wine Partners as its national importer, and sales and marketing partner, effective January 1, 2019. The partnership includes representation for both the fine dry table wine and fortified portfolios. […]

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Winery Hospitality Sales Training Workshop Offered February 5th

Winery Hospitality Sales Training Workshop Offered February 5th

Napa, California | December 11, 2018: Direct-to-consumer wine hospitality professionals will learn relationship selling techniques and skills at the results-oriented “Winery Hospitality Relationship Sales Training” one-day workshop, on February 5th in Napa, California. Led by Success Strategies Inc.’s Lynda Paulson, CEO and Executive Coach, who’s been teaching sales training techniques to winery hospitality staff since […]

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Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas Welcomes 6 Master Sommeliers to Its Prestigious Ranks

Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas Welcomes 6 Master Sommeliers to Its Prestigious Ranks

NAPA, CA (December 11, 2018) – The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas ™ is proud to welcome six members to the organization: Dana Gaiser of Lauber Imports in New York, NY; Andrey Ivanov of Bliss Wine Imports in San Francisco, CA; Max Kast of Broadbent Selections in Chapel Hill, NC; Douglas Kim of Picasso at Bellagio […]

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Deerbusters Expands Product Category with Maximum Strength Extruded Deer Fence

Deerbusters Expands Product Category with Maximum Strength Extruded Deer Fence

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania: Deerbusters.com is proud to introduce a new group of fence products to add to the Trident Extruded Deer Fence collection offered on Deerbusters.com: Maximum Strength Deer Fence with a Reinforced Bottom Edge. Trident’s plastic deer fence is made from a durable plastic material that has the added benefit of a reinforced bottom edge […]

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Vinventions Fully Embraces the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Vinventions Fully Embraces the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Leading wine closure solutions provider commits to Circular Economy ZEBULON, NC, USA, and THIMISTER, Belgium (December 11, 2018) — Consistent with their intentions of significantly advancing their efforts relating to sustainability, Vinventions, the global leader in Complete Wine Closure Solutions, announces plans to accelerate environmental improvement initiatives and drive fundamental change in the manner by […]

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Brewers Association Celebrates the Year in Beer

Brewers Association Celebrates the Year in Beer

2018 year in craft beer highlighted by milestone brewery numbers, economic impact Boulder, Colo. • December 11, 2018 – As craft brewers continue to make waves in an evolving market, the Brewers Association—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers—looked back on the craft brewing community’s contributions, highlights, and defining beer moments of […]

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Introducing Unreliable Narrator and Daring Greatly from the Winemakers of Blackbird Vineyards

Introducing Unreliable Narrator and Daring Greatly from the Winemakers of Blackbird Vineyards

A New Collector’s Anthology from ÆRENA Wines (NAPA VALLEY, CA; November 26, 2018) – Bespoke Collection is thrilled to introduce a new Collectors Anthology from ÆRENA Wines. Inspired by Teddy Roosevelt’s powerful and provocative “Man in the Arena” speech, ÆRENA Wines celebrates the art of wine and the everyday heroes who are mastering their craft. “It […]

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New from Domaine Bousquet Argentina’s Leading Organic Producer Introduces “Gran” Cabernet Sauvignon

New from Domaine Bousquet Argentina’s Leading Organic Producer Introduces “Gran” Cabernet Sauvignon

TUPUNGATO, ARGENTINA, DEC. 2018 – Domaine Bousquet, Argentina’s premier name in wines made from organic grapes, is adding a Cabernet Sauvignon to its top-tier varietal line, which has also been renamed. Domaine Bousquet’s former “Grande Reserve” label will now be known by the punchier, easy-to-remember “Gran” moniker, emphasizing the more authentic use of the Spanish […]

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Wine Related Gift Giving Raised to a New Level

Wine Related Gift Giving Raised to a New Level

The Gifted Wine Company takes wine related gift giving into a new era Napa Valley, December 2018 — Jim Sweeney, Chief Gifting Officer, The Gifted Wine Company, is introducing the first company to focus on business-to-business (B2B) wine-related gift giving. “The wine gifting category has not evolved with today’s wine consumer, and we intend to […]

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Marley Family and Ca’ Momi Announce Inaugural Wine Release

Marley Family and Ca’ Momi Announce Inaugural Wine Release

Napa, Calif., December 10, 2018 – The Marley Family, whose powerful roots in music, food and lifestyle goods teams up with Napa Valley based winemakers Ca’ Momi for their first-ever wine release in Marley ‘Rainbow’ Country White Wine. The Marley Family has carried forward for generations the traditions of family, music, health, healing and environmental stewardship. […]

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Santé! Cathay Pacific First Class Cellar Welcomes Château Montrose

Santé! Cathay Pacific First Class Cellar Welcomes Château Montrose

Wines from the renowned estate unveiled on selected First Class routes in December Cathay Pacific’s award-winning First Class wine cellar is soon to be enriched by the airline’s new partnership with Château Montrose – one of Bordeaux’s leading wineries. The partnership was unveiled during a spectacular wine dinner in Hong Kong which featured an exceptional […]

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Washington Grape Growers, Winemakers Invited to Give Input on State’s Wine Research Priorities

Washington Grape Growers, Winemakers Invited to Give Input on State’s Wine Research Priorities

Industry members invited to annual Research Review, January 16-17, 2019 SEATTLE (December 10, 2018) – Washington State wine grape growers and wineries are invited to participate in the Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Research Review on January 16-17, 2019, at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser. Industry members will provide input on […]

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More Wine Industry Professionals Than Ever Drawn to WIN Expo for Learning and Discovery

More Wine Industry Professionals Than Ever Drawn to WIN Expo for Learning and Discovery

3,000 Wine Industry Professionals Attend North Coast Wine Industry Expo Healdsburg, CA, December 7, 2018 –The Wine Industry Network (WIN) today announced that the 7th Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo (WIN Expo), held again at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, was another successful gathering of the north coast wine industry to conduct year-end business, attend […]

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Wine Institute Launches Mobile Version of DiscoverCaliforniaWines.com

Wine Institute Launches Mobile Version of DiscoverCaliforniaWines.com

Consumer/Trade/Media Website for U.S. and International Audiences Gets Major Upgrade SAN FRANCISCO — Wine Institute has relaunched its DiscoverCaliforniaWines.com consumer website as a comprehensive resource on California wines, wineries and planning a tour to California wine country. The website is available for the U.S. and customized for top export markets in nine localized and foreign […]

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