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Afternoon Brief, January 23

Afternoon Brief, January 23

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Premier Cru Victims Stung Again The Berkeley store’s sorry saga of sex, lies and regret has another instalment, cheated customers discover. Some wine lovers who were ripped off by John Fox’s Ponzi scheme at Berkeley’s Premier Cru are now being taken again only this time, it’s happening […]

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Bordeaux’s Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Announces New Classification

Bordeaux’s Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Announces New Classification

New classification will return to historical hierarchy in 2020, with release of 2018 vintage  New York, NY, January 17, 2018 – The Crus Bourgeois du Médoc (www.crubourgeois.com), one of the oldest and most prestigious classifications in Bordeaux, are pleased to announce that they have formally received French ministerial approval for the launch of a new ‘Crus Bourgeois’ classification […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 28

Afternoon Brief, December 28

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: A Look into the 2018 Wine World It’s that time of year to take a look into the crystal ball – in this case, the crystal wine glass. Here are a few developments to watch for in the coming year… Today’s News: Prominent New York Wine Merchant […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 13

Afternoon Brief, December 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Protecting Vineyards in Fire-Ravaged Areas Some of the blackened hills of the North Bay are sporting a light covering of green as new grasses push from the soil following November rains… Today’s News: Wine & Weed Terpene Pairings Steal the Show at ‘Crab and Cannabis Fête’ Cannabis […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 1

Afternoon Brief, December 1

Move Over Bottles, Wine in Cans Capturing the Millennial Demand
The wine business is slowly turning to aluminum cans in response to the consumer demands of millennials, a panel of industry leaders noted on Thursday…

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Afternoon Brief, November 9

Afternoon Brief, November 9

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Sonoma Tasting Room Battle Heats Up How many tasting rooms are too many? Some Sonoma locals think the 33 in the vicinity of the town’s central square, the Sonoma Plaza, are simply too many… Today’s News: Kosta Browne Winery Founders to Step Down from Sebastopol Winery Founders […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 8

Afternoon Brief, November 8

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Tourism Group to Spend $2 Million Urging Visitors to Return to Wine Country The state’s main tourism agency will spend about $2 million to help spread the word that travelers should not cancel their plans to visit Sonoma County and greater wine country in the aftermath […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 31

Afternoon Brief, October 31

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Acquisitions Impact on North Coast Grape Growers Hard to Predict Due to Market “Hesitation” Glenn Proctor has been in the business of predicting market trends for the wine industry for thirty plus years, and he’s seen his share of ups and downs… Today’s News: Wine Business Institute […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 23

Afternoon Brief, October 23

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa, Sonoma Fires Send Wine Tourists to Paso Robles For five years, Nancy Parrish and her friends have gathered for a girls’ trip to Napa and Sonoma – a time to travel, catch up and drink wine. But this fall, devastating fires whipped through Napa, Sonoma and […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 5

Afternoon Brief, October 5

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Judge Upholds $2.6M Fine Against U.S. Wholesaler A Massachusetts judge has upheld a decision to impose a $2.6 million fine against US wholesaler Craft Beer Guild after it was found to have made “pay to play” payments to distributors in the Boston area… Today’s News: Sonoma Tasting […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 29

Afternoon Brief, September 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Thieves Uproot 500 Vines and Steal Grapes in Bordeaux Around seven tons of grapes have been stolen from vineyards in Bordeaux mid-harvest, a double blow for producers already suffering one of the lowest yielding harvests in the country’s history… Today’s News: Amazon Dealt a Distribution Blow Amazon’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 20

Afternoon Brief, September 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Sonoma City Considers Moratorium on New Wine Tasting Rooms Is it possible to have too much wine in Sonoma? On a personal, by-the-glass level, well, of course it is. But in a city built around the wine industry, can you still reach wine saturation… Today’s News: Decanter […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 18

Afternoon Brief, September 18

Cabernet Underpins Double-Digit Sales Growth
August data show spike in domestic wine overall and continued expansion of direct shipments…

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Afternoon Brief, September 1

Afternoon Brief, September 1

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: How Package Design Attracts Today’s Wine Consumer Regardless of varied consumer preferences, there are surely enough wine options available to satisfy nearly every American of legal drinking age… Today’s News: Cornell-Led Project to Improve Grapes Gets Big Boost Breeding the next great grape is getting a boost […]

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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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