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Afternoon Brief, February 22

Afternoon Brief, February 22

Stay or Go?: Dilemma of Winery Founders in Mergers and Acquisitions
Whether a founder or owner of a wine brand stays on after an acquisition can depend on what has been sold…

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Afternoon Brief, February 20

Afternoon Brief, February 20

Dan Berger: Red Wines Lean Heavily on Oak for Top-Scoring Flavors
Quiz question: What grape delivers wine aromas described as vanilla bean, cedar, smoke, bacon, chocolate, pipe tobacco, mocha and toast?

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Afternoon Brief, December 14

Afternoon Brief, December 14

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Alcohol Will ‘Disappear’ Within a Generation, Claims Scientist A neuropsycho pharmacologist, and the UK’s former chief drugs officer, believes traditional alcohol will disappear from Western societies “within a generation” and replaced with healthier alternatives, with a younger generation increasingly shunning booze… Today’s News: Wine & Weed Session […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 6

Afternoon Brief, December 6

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Four Ways to Make 2018 Better Than 2017 with Planning and Selling Calendar says early December. Calendar says that there are two weeks before the holiday and an additional week for bubbles. That is what the calendar says, you are correct. There are a few other points […]

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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 7

Afternoon Brief, November 7

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Ingenuity and Technology Making Advances for the Wine Industry Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and service innovation that is […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 3

Afternoon Brief, October 3

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Enthusiast’s 2017 Wine Star Award Winners Eighteen years ago, the editors of Wine Enthusiast conceived an annual-award program to honor individuals and companies that have contributed to the success of the wine industry… Today’s News: Sonoma Has More Fine Wine Potential Than Anywhere Else Sonoma County […]

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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 12

Afternoon Brief, September 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Vinexpo to Go to Sonoma in 2018 The news was revealed this morning to press at the Orangerie in Vienna’s Schloss Schönbrunn, the location of the inaugural Vinexpo Explorer… Today’s News: Behind the Scenes with a Successful Winery Video Team In digital marketing, quality content is key […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 28

Afternoon Brief, June 28

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Researchers Working to Manage Grapevine Virus Grapevines in the WSU Prosser vineyard have been infected with a virus that causes grapes and grape clusters to grow smaller … Today’s News: VinQuest 2017 U.S. East Coast Consumer Direct Wine Sales Report U.S. East Coast wineries face significantly different […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 1

Afternoon Brief, June 1

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation Awards $30,000 in Student Scholarships The California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation has awarded $30,000 in college scholarships to 10 students. The scholarships are awarded annually to students… Today’s News: American Wine Society Grows with Addition of the Tasters Guild The American […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 24

Afternoon Brief, April 24

Value Wins at Sonoma Wine Auction
Many people told me this off the record so I’m going to lead with it: the Sonoma County Barrel Auction is more fun than Premiere Napa Valley…

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Afternoon Brief, April 4

Afternoon Brief, April 4

Domaine Chandon Fined for Spilling Waste into Napa River
Domaine Chandon Inc. has been ordered to pay roughly $24,000 for spilling wine waste into a tributary of the Napa River in the Napa Valley last summer according to court records…

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Afternoon Brief, March 14

Afternoon Brief, March 14

Jackson Building a New Winery in Oregon: Jackson Family Wines is building a new winery in Oregon from scratch to help cope with its substantially increased vineyard holdings in the state…

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Afternoon Brief, February 9

Afternoon Brief, February 9

‘Red Blotch Like Phylloxera for California’: Following a tasting in London on Tuesday this week, Bruce Cakebread discussed some of the issues facing wineries in California, in particular drought conditions and their effect on wine style, before mentioning Red Blotch as the biggest problem for growers in the region at the moment…

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