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Tag: Bordeaux

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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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, June 29

Afternoon Brief, June 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Executive Charles Banks Sentenced to Four Years for Fraud Wine executive Charles Banks was sentenced to four years in federal prison yesterday for defrauding retired NBA star Tim Duncan of millions of dollars … Today’s News: Constellation Brands Revenue Rises Three Percent on Beer Boost Despite […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 22

Afternoon Brief, June 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Increased Competition for Labor Leaves Wine Hanging The numbers don’t lie: there has been a steady loss off immigrant labor back across the Mexican border for the past 10 years, and it’s creating a true brain drain… Today’s News: Survey Reveals That Cork Closures Seal 89% of […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 15

Afternoon Brief, June 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: WineAmerica and ASCAP Partner to Introduce New Music License for Wineries WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, and ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, are working together to simplify music licensing compliance… Today’s News: The Most Wanted Sauvignon Blancs If it’s summer, it […]

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