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Afternoon Brief, February 21

Afternoon Brief, February 21

Sonoma County Grape Growers Battle Frost After Early Bud Break
Below-freezing temperatures that can damage Sonoma County’s $575 million grape crop before it even develops are prompting some growers to launch an unusually early campaign to protect their vineyards from frost…

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Turrentine Brokerage Comments on Preliminary California Winegrape Crush Report

Turrentine Brokerage Comments on Preliminary California Winegrape Crush Report

Preliminary Winegrape Crush Report is 4.007 Million Tons February 9, 2018, Novato, CA – The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2017 has been released. It is a critical barometer for the wine and grape industry, containing tons crushed and prices of wine grapes sold during the 2017 harvest. The Crush Report provides growers […]

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Ciatti Comments on 2017 California Winegrape Crush Report

Ciatti Comments on 2017 California Winegrape Crush Report

(February 9, 2018, San Rafael, CA) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report was released today. The information provided in this report gives understanding for the California wine and grape industry professionals. Information provided in this preliminary report shows the California Grape Crush Report crushed 4.007M tons. The report also reveals the overall crush […]

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California Preliminary Grape Crush Report

California Preliminary Grape Crush Report

SACRAMENTO – The 2017 crush totaled 4,233,288 tons, up less than half of a percent from the 2016 crush of 4,217,154 tons. Red wine varieties accounted for the largest share of all grapes crushed, at 2,242,984 tons, down 1.6 percent from 2016. The 2017 white wine variety crush totaled 1,764,152 tons, up .7 percent from 2016. Tons crushed […]

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California Wine 2017 Harvest Report

California Wine 2017 Harvest Report

Strong Quality Across the State as Ample Rain Ends Drought SAN FRANCISCO — California’s 2017 wine harvest wrapped up early this fall following summer heat spurts and a growing season that saw significant rain throughout the state ending a five-year drought. While October wildfires in North Coast wine communities made international headlines, the state’s vineyards […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 16

Afternoon Brief, October 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Fires Won’t Destroy California Wine Industry Fires are still burning in northern California as you read this, and people’s homes are still endangered. That said, it’s time to look at what the deadly wildfires will mean for the region’s wine industry, the most important in North America… […]

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Wine Institute Releases Results of New California Wine Tourism Survey

Wine Institute Releases Results of New California Wine Tourism Survey

SAN FRANCISCO — Results of a new online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults who recently visited California wine country were released today, offering insights to wineries and local wine associations in understanding and enhancing the experience of visitors to wineries and regions. Commissioned by Wine Institute with support from a USDA grant and […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 11

Afternoon Brief, September 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Torrid Temperatures Shrivel California Wine Grapes to Raisins Humans weren’t the only ones caught off guard and uncomfortable by the Bay Area’s Labor Day weekend heat spike. Wine grapes, unaccustomed to those temperatures at this time of year, were left shriveling on the vines… Today’s News: Rosé […]

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Celebrate California Wine Month in September

Celebrate California Wine Month in September

Raise a Glass to Harvest at More Than 50 Winery Events Around the State SAN FRANCISCO —September marks the 13th annual California Wine Month, and it’s the perfect time to experience the annual harvest season. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy special tastings, festivals, concerts, wine and food offerings and more at wineries and other venues throughout […]

Afternoon Brief, July 31

Afternoon Brief, July 31

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Flip Flops on Wine Delivery Law Wine delivery apps have become big business as the delivery market has been transformed by technology over the past few years… Today’s News: Maryland Wine In Pursuit of Excellence Rob Deford knows about the footsteps he follows as owner and […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 25

Afternoon Brief, July 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Winemakers No Longer Fight Drought – Now It’s Mildew “If you don’t find mildew in your vineyards, you haven’t looked hard enough,” said Glenn McGourty, a viticulture advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension for Mendocino County … Today’s News: Indiana Supreme Court Rules Against […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 21

Afternoon Brief, July 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Artificial Intelligence Boosts Wine’s Bottom Line South Australian tech firm Ailytic has developed an artificial intelligence program to significantly increase production efficiency by optimising machine use … Today’s News: Closer Demand-Supply Balance Bodes Well for California Wine Grape Growers California Central Valley wine grape growers from Fresno […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 17

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Country Vintners Curious, but Wary of Cannabis Industry When Tom Rodrigues looks out the window at his Yorkville winery, he can see two worlds collide. Some of the most coveted wines in the United States emerge from the vineyards of California’s North Coast … Today’s News: California’s […]

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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, June 30

Afternoon Brief, June 30

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Another Oregon Winery Plucked by a California Estate A boutique, family-owned California winery has acquired an Oregon counterpart, the latest deal in an ongoing movement made by vintners from the Golden State … Today’s News: Napa County Receives $250,000 from State for Farmworker Housing Gov. Jerry Brown […]

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