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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, October 24

Afternoon Brief, October 24

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Amazon to Close Its Amazon Wine Marketplace Amazon has built its reputation as the place to find everything. But when it comes to the highly government-regulated world of alcohol sales, “everything” may have proven to be a bit overzealous… Today’s News: Mystery Shoppers Visit Conn Creek Winery […]

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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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Helix Closure Combines Tradition with Convenience for a Satisfying “Pop”

Helix Closure Combines Tradition with Convenience for a Satisfying “Pop”

There’s no denying the romance of opening a bottle of wine containing a cork. Peeling back the foil top, inserting the corkscrew, twisting, pulling and then hearing that satisfying pop as the cork comes loose, releasing the perfume of the wine’s aromatics with its promises of good things to come. Ah, yes.

By November 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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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Afternoon Brief, November 9

Afternoon Brief, November 9

What a Trump Presidency Might Mean for Wine: Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election is the second time this year that markets and political pundits have been caught out…

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Five Wine Industry Innovators Honored with 2016 WINnovation Awards

Five Wine Industry Innovators Honored with 2016 WINnovation Awards

Whether in solving a problem or seeing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used their ingenuity and knowhow to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. In some cases these industry suppliers listened to and worked with wineries to develop solutions for the problems faced, in others they have looked to the […]

By November 7, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bronco to Launch America’s First Wine Using the Innovative Helix Total Packaging Solution

Bronco to Launch America’s First Wine Using the Innovative Helix Total Packaging Solution

Bottles of Red Truck® wine will feature the world’s first cork stopper with easy-opening technology MODESTO, CA, October 4, 2016 — Bronco Wine Company today announced that wines under its Red Truck® brand will feature the innovative Helix packaging, the world’s first cork stopper and glass bottle with easy-to-open and reclose technology. Helix was developed by […]

Afternoon Brief, November 26

Afternoon Brief, November 26

‘The wine world is under attack, and it needs to up its game’, Wine Economist Mike Veseth:
Eminent wine writer and economist Mike Veseth warns that the wine world needs to combat the threat of new age prohibitionists’ and authentic, interesting and affordable spirits and beers…

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Afternoon Brief, October 30

Afternoon Brief, October 30

World Champion San Francisco Giants Take the 2014 World Series, Celebrate With Mumm Napa Sparkling Wine:
The San Francisco Giants have won the 110th World Series and once again have celebrated in the club house with Mumm Napa as they did during the 2010 and 2012 World Series Championships…

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Afternoon Brief, June 18

Afternoon Brief, June 18

Wine, beer, & spirits groups find more, not less, benefit in sharing their stories:
Most who enjoy adult beverages don’t confine themselves to one particular type of drink. A craft beer or hard cider on a hot day, cocktails on Friday evening with friends and a fine wine with dinner at a good restaurant all have their place in contemporary lifestyles…

Afternoon Brief, June 4

Afternoon Brief, June 4

Virginia triples its number of wineries in the past decade:
“I don’t understand why the D.C. public doesn’t realize its Sonoma and Napa is just a days drive. Its an easy, straight shot out of the city, and there are incredible wines,” exclaimed Sebastian Zutant, the co-owner of The Red Hen, a popular restaurant in the nations capital…

Afternoon Brief, Dec. 19

Afternoon Brief, Dec. 19

Trending Story: The Wine Market Journal Reports a Downward Trend in Auction Results The Wine Market Journal has noticed a recent downward swing in wine auction pricing due to trends in the Asian market. The auction valuation company will continue to watch auction results closely through the end of the year… Today’s News Wine Industry Network Awards […]

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Amorim and O-I Launch Wine Packaging Innovation

Amorim and O-I Launch Wine Packaging Innovation

HELIX, the cork & glass solution with an ‘unexpected twist’ The two global leaders in wine packaging, Amorim and O-I, today announced at Vinexpo the launch of HELIX, an innovative cork-glass wine packaging solution for the popular premium, fast turnaround still wine segment. The result of a four-year partnership between Amorim and O-I, the development […]