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West + Wilder Adds Cans of Sparkling White and Sparkling Rosé to Their Portfolio of West Coast Wines

West + Wilder Adds Cans of Sparkling White and Sparkling Rosé to Their Portfolio of West Coast Wines

West + Wilder’s Sought-After New Releases Drink Well Anywhere and Anytime (Santa Rosa, CA, September 18, 2018) – Started by longtime Sonoma friends, Matthew Allan and Kenny Rochford, West + Wilder – a great bottle of wine that happens to come in a can – is redefining the look and taste of canned wine and […]

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Afternoon Brief, September 14

Afternoon Brief, September 14

Vineyards in a Hurry to Harvest Grapes as Hurricane Florence Looms Closer: Grocery stores aren’t the only places experiencing a rush before the storm, some wineries across central Virginia are hurrying to harvest grapes. Winemakers say they’re harvesting their crop about a week ahead of schedule…

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Afternoon Brief, September 12

Afternoon Brief, September 12

Beloved California Vintner Ulises Valdez Dies at 49: Ulises Valdez, who emigrated from Mexico to work as a vineyard laborer in Sonoma County, then rose to become one of California’s most renowned vineyard managers and founder of his own family winery, died early this morning of a heart attack. He was 49…

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Standing Out in the Rapidly Growing Canned Wine Segment

Standing Out in the Rapidly Growing Canned Wine Segment

Only a few years ago, the canned wine segment had a limited selection of category pioneers for consumers to choose from, but with growth rates over 50%, more and more wine brands are available in cans making it harder to stand out on the shelf. “As canned beverages become more popular, and wineries look for […]

Afternoon Brief, January 25

Afternoon Brief, January 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: 2017 Wine Auction Totals Exceed $371 Million The growing U.S. economy and a surging stock market that seems to be setting new highs every week are making wine collectors bullish. In 2017, worldwide wine-auction totals (culled from sales conducted in the U.S., U.K. and Hong Kong markets, […]

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Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: The Alternative Wine Packaging Trailblazer

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: The Alternative Wine Packaging Trailblazer

Jordan Kivelstadt is a straight-shooter. Innovator? Check. Relationship builder? Check again. Saving the planet? Check. This young man, who just recently turned 36 years old, is one of our winners of the Most Inspiring People of 2018 series. He is an impressive forward-thinker, disrupting old theories of wine packaging as he goes forth.

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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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Wine in Cans Shifting Consumer Perceptions, Especially Among Millennial Drinkers

Wine in Cans Shifting Consumer Perceptions, Especially Among Millennial Drinkers

The classic “wine snob” model, epitomized by images of cork sniffing connoisseurs spending lavish amounts of money on bottles culled from famous European cellars, may well be making way for consumers embracing a newer, fresher version of the beverage that’s driving a sharp, upward trend in the wine-buying marketplace: wine in cans.

By August 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Five New and Interesting Products from the Unified Trade Show

Five New and Interesting Products from the Unified Trade Show

Even if you went to Unified and spent two days on its massive trade show floor with seven hundred plus exhibitors spread out over two floors and several halls, you probably didn’t have a chance to visit every exhibit, and you may have missed some of these interesting finds. New Sustainable Cork Closure: Origine by […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 5

Afternoon Brief, June 5

Kenwood winery wins $1 million loan for upgrades:
VJB Vineyards & Cellars, a family-owned winery in Kenwood, received a $1 million Small Business Administration loan that finalized financing for a Tuscan-style tasting room and hospitality center…