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Tag: North Carolina

Afternoon Brief, January 11

Afternoon Brief, January 11

Napa County Hits The Prisoner Winery with Code Violation Notice: Napa County has told the new The Prisoner winery to stop selling art, stop selling jellies and jams and stop offering food services that the county says are comparable to those found at a restaurant or café…

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Afternoon Brief, December 18

Afternoon Brief, December 18

Behind Wine Brand Kendall-Jackson’s Growing Direct-to-Consumer Strategy: Thirty-six-year-old family winery Kendall-Jackson has been selling select wines online at KJ.com since 2004. But with new attribution tools available, it has only recently begun to see a return-on-investment from selling direct-to-consumer …

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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, September 26

Afternoon Brief, September 26

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Opus One Winery Fined for Accidental Grape Waste Discharge Opus One Winery has agreed to pay nearly $12,000 for accidentally dumping an unknown quantity of grape waste in the Napa River during last year’s harvest, according to court records and the parties involved… Today’s News: After Hectic […]

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North Carolina Wine In Pursuit of Excellence

North Carolina Wine In Pursuit of Excellence

Blame it on the scuppernong. A variety of the Muscadine, it’s not only the official fruit of North Carolina but the first grape cultivated in the United States. Indeed, the Mothervine in Manteo on Roanoke Island, a nearly 500-year-old scuppernong vine, is the oldest-known cultivated grapevine in the nation. No state makes more Muscadine, a unique and often sweet wine.

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Afternoon Brief, September 11

Afternoon Brief, September 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Torrid Temperatures Shrivel California Wine Grapes to Raisins Humans weren’t the only ones caught off guard and uncomfortable by the Bay Area’s Labor Day weekend heat spike. Wine grapes, unaccustomed to those temperatures at this time of year, were left shriveling on the vines… Today’s News: Rosé […]

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Afternoon Brief, February 1

Afternoon Brief, February 1

The 9 Top Trends in Wine Consumption to Watch Right Now: For wine industry sleuths, observing and analyzing wine lifestyle behavior in America was once an easier exercise. Twenty years ago, baby boomers consistently defaulted to aspirational environments, seeking white tablecloth restaurants and classified-growth Bordeaux pours as the height of wine enjoyment…

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Afternoon Brief, November 30

Afternoon Brief, November 30

Vivino Announces Year’s Best Consumer Rated Wines: Vivino, the worlds most downloaded wine app and largest community of wine drinkers, today announced Vivinos 2017 Wine Style Award winners…

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Afternoon Brief, September 17

Afternoon Brief, September 17

Smaller Producers Enjoy Significant Growth in U.S. Alcoholic Beverage Market: A just-released report analyzing the U.S. market for alcoholic beverages shows a notable lack of growth for the top producers, at least for wine and beer, while smaller companies enjoyed a fairly significant uptick in shipments…

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Afternoon Brief, August 10

Afternoon Brief, August 10

The world’s priciest wine is…France’s famous Burgundy region has a double reason to celebrate, with a rare vintage from the area emerging as the world’s most expensive wine just after the region was named a UN world heritage site

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Afternoon Brief, August 7

Afternoon Brief, August 7

Riedel Legal Threat to Hosemaster No Laughing Matter: Feeling safely protected by US libel law, Ron Washam has insulted people in the wine industry for years on his Hosemaster of Wine blog

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Afternoon Brief, March 2

Afternoon Brief, March 2

Spadarotto named Coppola successor CEO: Steven Spadarotto moved from the helm of a major Napa Valley winery to became co-CEO of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola’s resort, dining and most of his wine businesses…

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Afternoon Brief, January 23

Afternoon Brief, January 23

The $300,000 of world-class wine whisked away from a Yountville restaurant last month has been found in a private cellar in North Carolina but who took it remains a mystery…

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Afternoon Brief, January 22

Afternoon Brief, January 22

Wine Industry Advisor had an informal chat with Carolyn Stark to learn more about who she is and what perspective she brings to Sonoma County Vintners…

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Afternoon Brief, January 13

Afternoon Brief, January 13

Napa Valley might have spearheaded California’s emergence on the world wine scene in the past 40 years, but it is neighbouring Sonoma that appears to have seen stronger interest in vineyard acquisitions in the last couple of years…

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