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Afternoon Brief, May 23

Afternoon Brief, May 23

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Can-Do Attitude: Avoiding Pitfalls with Canned Wine Winemakers discuss tips and best practices for packaging wine in the new format… Today’s News: California Wine Sales in U.S. Market Hit $35.2 Billion in 2017 California wine shipments in the U.S. reached an estimated retail value of $35.2 billion […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 21

Afternoon Brief, May 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Domestic Rosé Gaining Market Share from French The rosé trend still shows no sign of slowing with its third consecutive year with over fifty percent growth… Today’s News: Future of Wine May Include Drones and Edible Bottles, Says Merchant Future wine lovers may be able to eat […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 18

Afternoon Brief, May 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: The World’s Most Wanted Napa Wines It’s that time of year again, when we round up the “who’s who?” of the wine world. And for this popularity contest, where else would we start but Napa?… Today’s News: TTB Extends and Expands Alternate Procedure for Claiming New Federal […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 17

Afternoon Brief, May 17

C Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Alcohol Industry Pushes Lawmakers to Uncork Excise Tax Relief The alcohol industry is pressing Congress to make permanent the excise tax relief it received under the Republican tax law… Today’s News: Adaptation and Innovation Keep Oldest Mid-Atlantic Wineries Thriving How long has Jerry Forest been in […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 14

Afternoon Brief, May 14

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: U.S. Premium Wine Rides on Household Wealth Boom, but ‘Headwinds’ Are Gaining, Says Wells Fargo Economist While U.S. interest rates remain at low single-digit levels, increases could cut into consumer wage and investment income, and that could prove challenging for how much they have to spend on […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 8

Afternoon Brief, May 8

Wine Sellers Charge “Gangster Tactics” by Liquor Commission over Shipping Sales
A national group of wine sellers is accusing the New Hampshire Liquor Commission of abusing its power and using “gangster tactics” to block wine shipments from out of state, the latest in an ongoing spat between the two groups over sales…

Afternoon Brief, May 3

Afternoon Brief, May 3

Gallo Acquires Rancho Real Vineyard
An affiliate of E. & J. Gallo Winery announced today it has purchased Rancho Real Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley appellation of Santa Barbara County…

Afternoon Brief, April 30

Afternoon Brief, April 30

Wine Experts Warn of Growing Anti-Alcohol Sentiment and Aging Boomers
The industry has been riding on the “wine is good for you” trend since the early 1990s, but “negative” press about alcohol is growing, said the CEO of one of the largest U.S. wine companies on Thursday…

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Afternoon Brief, April 24

Afternoon Brief, April 24

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa County Winegrape Value Hits Record $750M with Big Cabernet Sauvignon Jump Napa County’s winegrape harvest last year hit a new record value of $750.8 million, up 2.9 percent, or $21.3 million, from the previous year, county officials reported Tuesday… Today’s News: Green Measure Makes Napa See […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 18

Afternoon Brief, April 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California’s Nagging Smoke Taint Concerns Will “Californian wildfire smoke” be making it onto the tasting notes of the 2017 vintage?… Today’s News: Trinchero Family Estates CEO: Wine-Marketing Shifts Needed as Grocery Slows, Boomers Gray Trinchero Family Estates grew over its seven decades in Napa Valley to become […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 17

Afternoon Brief, April 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Winners of the 2018 North Coast Wine Challenge Announced Kokomo Wines of the Dry Creek Valley, a grower-winemaker partnership, took home the top prize in the 2018 North Coast Wine Challenge for its Kokomo 2016 Pinot Noir Gopher Hills Block Peters Vineyard Sonoma Coast, scoring the highest […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 16

Afternoon Brief, April 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Pay-to-Play Schemes Keep TTB Busy A host of so-called “pay-to-play” infractions have become one of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s top legal, investigative targets in the past couple of years… Today’s News: French Court Rejects Plea from Luxury Wine Label to Stop Cheap Blends […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 13

Afternoon Brief, April 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: New Study Says Drinking Every Day Can Take Years Off Your Life and the Drinks Industry Is Furious Industry leaders have hit out at new research which claims that drinking an extra glass of wine every day can take years off your life… Today’s News: Southern California’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 12

Afternoon Brief, April 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Cabernet Too Hot to Handle It’s slowly dawning on winemakers that certain popular grape varieties are not best suited to the Californian climate… Today’s News: North Coast Wine Challenge Uncorks with 1,000-Plus Entries Now in its sixth year, the 2018 North Coast Wine Challenge launched Wednesday […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 11

Afternoon Brief, April 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Analysts See a Significant U.S. Deal Ahead for Treasury Analysts continue to raise expectations that Treasury Wine Estates will soon make a sizeable acquisition in the U.S… Today’s News: Governor Bill Haslam Says He’ll Sign Legislation Allowing Sunday Wine Sales After Senate Passage The Tennessee General Assembly […]

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