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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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Afternoon Brief, January 23

Afternoon Brief, January 23

Walt Ranch Approvals Head to Court: A judge will have the final word in Napa County’s multi-year Walt Ranch hillside vineyard development battle…

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Afternoon Brief, January 10

Afternoon Brief, January 10

This will be a brief update, but given the widespread significant storm impacts expected later today I felt a quick post was in order…

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Afternoon Brief, December 22

Afternoon Brief, December 22

Despite Protectionism Fears, People Will Want to Continue Trading Wine Worldwide: Following the shock outcomes from events like Brexit and the U.S. election, concerns over a rise in protectionist measures is putting businesses around the globe on edge…

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Afternoon Brief, December 5

Afternoon Brief, December 5

Korbel’s Gary Heck Recognized for Lifetime Achievement at Wine Industry Awards: The Heck family has been helm of the 134-year-old Korbel wine brand for six decades. Gary Heck for four of those decades has been carrying on the Korbel brothers’ legacy of making fine Champagne-method bubbly in the U.S…

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Afternoon Brief, November 29

Afternoon Brief, November 29

The Immigrants Who Help Make Your Wine Are Afraid of Trump: On election night in Napa Valley, Enrique Ayón was glued to the TV. Ayón, a Mexican citizen who’s worked in the wine industry for 20 years, was sure Clinton would win – she had experience, and he couldn’t imagine voters would support Trump after the way he had insulted Mexicans and women, among others…

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Afternoon Brief, November 21

Afternoon Brief, November 21

Huneeus Vintners Buys Napa Valley’s St. Clement Vineyards from Treasury Wine Estates: Treasury Wine Estates has sold Napa Valley’s St. Clement Vineyards to Napa-based Huneeus Vintners LLC, according to public records and company representatives…

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