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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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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 26

Afternoon Brief, June 26

Are Napa, Sonoma Vineyards Getting too Pricey?
At a wine industry event about 10 years ago, there was a lot of discussion about top Napa Valley vineyards setting new records, with some selling for as much as $300,000 an acre…

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Allies or Adversaries: The Wine & Weed Debate

Allies or Adversaries: The Wine & Weed Debate

Do you think that pot will take a huge bite out of wine sales or is this just a tempest in a teapot? Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on which state you’re in, literally and figuratively.

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Afternoon Brief, May 11

Afternoon Brief, May 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Stagecoach Vineyard Seller Buys Napa Winery The family who sold the 600-acre Stagecoach Vineyard in Napa Valley to E&J Gallo, a deal that’s still reverberating through the North Coast wine business, has purchased a small Napa Valley winery as a home for their wines… Today’s News: CK […]

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