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Tag: Napa County

Afternoon Brief, December 13

Afternoon Brief, December 13

UV Light Box Offers Hope for Vegan Wine Lovers, Says Winemaker: A Swiss company claims to be offering winemakers a new weapon against harsh tannins and underripe wines. Some winemakers also believe that the firm’s namesake gadget, Vino Flux, could make it easier to produce vegan wines…

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Afternoon Brief, December 7

Afternoon Brief, December 7

Denver Wine Collector Loses $1.7 Million to Crooked Vendor, Sues Insurer: A Denver wine collector who once ran the nation’s fourth largest HMO has sued an insurance company for failing to cover his losses after a California vendor took the collector’s payment for $1.7 million and instead of using it to buy wine, spent the money to hire female escorts, buy luxury cars and pay his daughter’s college tuition…

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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 15

Afternoon Brief, November 15

Opportunity Knocks: Challenges for Winery Associations: Regardless of the size of a winegrowing region or the number of wineries or vineyards in it, the biggest challenge is continuing to attract visitors in an ever-evolving marketplace…

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Afternoon Brief, November 2

Afternoon Brief, November 2

With Lokoya, Jackson Family Wines Has a New Napa Estate to Go with Its High-End Wine: Since its founding by Jess Jackson in 1995, the Lokoya luxury wine brand has never had a true home to showcase its cabernet sauvignon varietals from the mountain wine regions around Napa County…

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Afternoon Brief, November 1

Afternoon Brief, November 1

Winery Association Leaders Converge in Washington, D.C. for Inaugural Conference: “You can’t find a successful wine region that doesn’t have a strong winery association tied to it.” So proclaims George Christie, President of the Wine Industry Network and primary organizer of the Wine Association Leadership Conference that’s taking place in conjunction with USBevX 2017, this coming February 22-24 in Washington, DC…

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Afternoon Brief, October 24

Afternoon Brief, October 24

Study Finds Red Wines Gets Higher Scores for No Apparent Reason: Do experts rate red wines more highly than white wines, regardless of price, vintage, and region? Does this mean there is a critical bias toward red wines…

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Afternoon Brief, October 17

Afternoon Brief, October 17

Constellation Buys Five of Charles Smith’s Washington Wine Brands for $120 Million: Constellation Brands added to its burgeoning collection of premium wine brands, announcing this morning an agreement to purchase five Washington brands from Charles Smith Wines for $120 million…

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Afternoon Brief, October 12

Afternoon Brief, October 12

Sonoma County Grower Credits Great Growing-Season Weather for a Great 2016 Wine Grape Crop: By the end of the first week of October, the 2016 harvest was all but over for veteran Sonoma County wine grape grower Duff Bevill…

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Afternoon Brief, October 11

Afternoon Brief, October 11

First Big Rains of Rain Season Heading Toward Napa: Napa County could soon get a wet wallop, but local grape growers and Safeway Open golf tournament officials expect to weather the blow…

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Afternoon Brief, October 7

Afternoon Brief, October 7

Jackson Family Wines Partners with Breakthru Beverage Canada: Jackson Family Wines is establishing a new sales partnership with Breakthru Beverage Canada, transitioning part of its sales operation to the company…

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Afternoon Brief, September 19

Afternoon Brief, September 19

Sonoma Harvest Fair Releases List of Medalists: The judges for this year’s Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition have made their final recommendations, and 94 percent of the wines entered will receive some type of medal…

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Afternoon Brief, July 22

Afternoon Brief, July 22

The Wine Industry May Not Be at the Conventions, but It’s Watching: Presidential candidates used to be able to win their party’s nomination by courting bigwigs over drinks at the bar outside the convention hall…

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Afternoon Brief, July 20

Afternoon Brief, July 20

Thieves Take $55,000 in Wine from California Store: The South Bay’s oldest wine seller is reeling after thieves broke in and made off $55,000 worth its priciest vintages…

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Afternoon Brief, July 19

Afternoon Brief, July 19

Barolo Burglars Steal Thousands of Bottles of Wines: Two of Barolo’s wineries have been robbed of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of wine in less than three weeks, and the evidence suggests the same thieves are behind both crimes…

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