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Tune in to Watch the 2018 Napa Valley Harvest Press Conference

Tune in to Watch the 2018 Napa Valley Harvest Press Conference

Tuesday, 10/23 at 9:00 a.m. (PT) NAPA, CA (October 19, 2018) – On Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (PT), the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) will host the 2018 Napa Valley Harvest Press Conference featuring a panel of industry experts, including: Kelly Macleod, Director of Operations at Hudson Vineyards & Member Services Committee Member; […]

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Worldwide Celebrations Mark Ninth Annual #ChampagneDay

Worldwide Celebrations Mark Ninth Annual #ChampagneDay

Ramona Cruz-Peters of Austin, Texas Wins 2018 Champagne Day Sweepstakes WASHINGTON — Today, October 19, marks the ninth annual Champagne Day, where wine lovers around the globe raise a glass to the quintessential wine of celebration, good cheer and toasts everywhere: Champagne. Champagne Day offers wine enthusiasts worldwide an opportunity to enjoy the sparkling wine […]

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25 Years After Launching Its Passport Program, the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association Reveals a Passport App

25 Years After Launching Its Passport Program, the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association Reveals a Passport App

Smartphone users can now purchase a mobile Passport directly through the app to redeem a tasting flight at 50+ participating wineries in the AVA, 365 days a year APTOS, Calif.  (October 18, 2018) – This harvest season yields big changes for the Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association (SCMWA), an organization that represents more than 70 […]

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Constellation Brands Names Bill Newlands Next CEO

Constellation Brands Names Bill Newlands Next CEO

Newlands to Succeed Rob Sands Effective March 1, 2019; Sands to Become Executive Chair VICTOR, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2018 — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, today announced Bill Newlands will assume the role of president and chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding current CEO Rob Sands, on March 1, […]

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Tariffs Bring Domestic and European Glass Suppliers into Focus

Tariffs Bring Domestic and European Glass Suppliers into Focus

Napa, CA October 17, 2018 — While statistics show people in the US and China are drinking more wine than ever, and the craft distilling industry continues its strong growth over the past three years in sales, exports, and volumes, the trade war with China is likely to put a significant dent in these trends. […]

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Lightweight Containers, Keykeg & Unikeg, Will Be Producing in Spain in 2019

Lightweight Containers, Keykeg & Unikeg, Will Be Producing in Spain in 2019

The demand for KeyKeg and UniKeg is growing significantly and therefore Lightweight Containers is opening a fifth production line, located in Guadalajara, Spain. The Guadalajara plant will be a state-of-the-art one, with the latest blow molding technology and machinery, as well as the latest automation and robotics technology. Construction will begin imminently, ensuring it will […]

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Wineries Create “Oregon Solidarity” Wines with Net Proceeds to Support Southern Oregon Winegrowers with Broken Contracts

Wineries Create “Oregon Solidarity” Wines with Net Proceeds to Support Southern Oregon Winegrowers with Broken Contracts

Oregon wineries combine forces to launch Rogue Valley AVA-labeled Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Rosé PORTLAND, Oct. 18, 2018 —King Estate Winery and Willamette Valley Vineyards have teamed up to help winegrowers whose grape contracts were abruptly cancelled by the California producer of Elouan. The two wineries have purchased as much stranded wine grapes as possible, […]

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Vinexpo New York Returns to the Big Apple March 4-5, 2019

Vinexpo New York Returns to the Big Apple March 4-5, 2019

Registration for the international exhibition of wines and spirits now open, early bird rate available for attendees through Nov. 30, 2018 NEW YORK – Oct. 17, 2018 – Returning for its second year, Vinexpo New York – the leading international exhibition for wine and spirits professionals in North America – will take place March 4-5, […]

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Climate Change Leadership Porto – Solutions for the Wine Industry

Climate Change Leadership Porto – Solutions for the Wine Industry

Following the July 6, 2018 launch of the Porto Protocol by President Barack Obama, US Vice-President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore will address the wine industry and its supporters March 5-7, 2019 at Portugal’s Alfandega Conference Centre in Porto of the challenges the wine world faces due to climate change during the Climate Change Leadership Porto […]

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New Package for Matchbook Estate Wines

New Package for Matchbook Estate Wines

“After 11 years it was time for a label refresh”, says John Giguiere Owner of Matchbook Wine Company. The Dunnigan Hills iconic full-paneled, burnt-edged label has been replaced by a sleek wrap label that highlights the Estate Bottled offerings. The new label is recognizably Matchbook, with a modern twist. The distinct vertical logo has been […]

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Wente Vineyards Announces Fall Tasting Room Experience Updates

Wente Vineyards Announces Fall Tasting Room Experience Updates

Wente Vineyards, celebrating their 135th anniversary in 2018, is the country’s oldest, continuously operated family-owned winery. The winery, located in the historic Livermore Valley of Northern California has updated their lineup of tasting and touring experiences for the harvest and holiday seasons. With harvest in full swing, Wente Vineyards has updated the availability of their […]

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2018 Livermore Valley Wine Auction Raised $325,000 for Local Children’s Charities

2018 Livermore Valley Wine Auction Raised $325,000 for Local Children’s Charities

Livermore Valley October 17. 2018 – The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they raised $325,000 for under-served East Bay children at the 24th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on September 29, 2018. This year’s fundraising brings the total raised over the event’s history […]

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Introducing Miller Family Wine Company

Introducing Miller Family Wine Company

Fifth Generation Agricultural Family Brings Together Their Wine Focused Businesses Under New Moniker (SANTA MARIA, CA) October 2018 – In conjunction with Thornhill Companies’ 50th anniversary, the Miller Family, who have been farming California’s Central Coast for five generations, announce the creation of the Miller Family Wine Company.  With regional roots dating back over 100 […]

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Gambero Rosso Announces Dates for 2019 U.S. Tour

Gambero Rosso Announces Dates for 2019 U.S. Tour

Italy’s foremost authority on the country’s wines invites members of the wine trade and media professionals to “save the date” for its annual U.S. tour Los Angeles, Calif. (October 17, 2018) –World-renowned Italian media company, Gambero Rosso, kicks off its 2019 U.S. Trade & Media Tour on February 27. The eight-city U.S. tour, open to […]

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The Prisoner Wine Company Opens New Property in Napa Valley

The Prisoner Wine Company Opens New Property in Napa Valley

Modern Tasting Lounge and The Makery offer visitors a unique destination for experiential immersion in wine country St. Helena, CA (October 17, 2018) – The Prisoner Wine Company, known for its bold wine blends and thought-provoking label designs, will open its first-ever tasting room in early November 2018 on Highway 29 in Napa Valley, California. […]

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