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Afternoon Brief, November 20

Afternoon Brief, November 20

Feds Shut Down Controversial Elouan Wine Labels: California winery Copper Cane has been ordered by the federal government to change the labels on its Elouan wines, which are made in California but labeled as Oregon wines and sold as such by retailers.

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Afternoon Brief, November 8

Afternoon Brief, November 8

New Mondavi Plan Upsets Some Locals: Despite the passing of its two iconic founding brothers Robert and Peter and the sale of the Robert Mondavi Winery in 2004, the current and third generation of Mondavi family members continues to show a keen interest in the wine business …

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TEXSOM Announces 2018 ProWein Contest Winners

TEXSOM Announces 2018 ProWein Contest Winners

Sommeliers Rebecca Miles-Steiner and Stacey Land selected to attend ProWein 2019 Irving, Texas (September 11, 2018) –– TEXSOM today announced that Sommeliers Rebecca Miles-Steiner and Stacey Land were selected as winners of the ProWein social media contest that took place during TEXSOM 2018. The two winners will attend ProWein 2019, the world’s leading trade fair […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 25

Afternoon Brief, June 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine and Weed Go to War in Oregon Pot legalization has pitted a wine farmer against a weed farmer in an ugly, fragrant fight… Today’s News: Mystery Shoppers Visit Alpha Omega Alpha Omega Winery was founded in 2006 by vintners Robin and Michelle Baggett… California Wine’s Sustainability […]

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29 Canadian Wineries Exhibit at International Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany

29 Canadian Wineries Exhibit at International Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany

OTTAWA, ON (March 2, 2018) – Amongst the pavilions in the overseas section of ProWein 2018, there will be a special spotlight on Canadian wines, as 29 of the country’s producers come together to show some of Canada’s undiscovered gems. Wineries from 3 Canadian provinces will be represented, offering tastings of diverse wine styles and varietals, from British […]

Afternoon Brief, February 12

Afternoon Brief, February 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Grape Prices Up 11.5% Prices for red wine grapes from California rose 5.1% in 2017, compared to 2016, while white wine varieties dropped 3.6% in price, according to the preliminary California Grape Crush Report released today… Today’s News: Louder and More Unified Voice for Wine Needed […]

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Surge in Wine Tourism Brings Huge Opportunities

Surge in Wine Tourism Brings Huge Opportunities

By Mark Angelillo Tourism contributes to a nation’s economic vitality. It can do the same for any wine region or brand. The link between wine and travel has intensified over the last few years – largely owing to the world’s growing thirst for wine. The United Nations World Tourism Organization held their first Global Conference on […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 11

Afternoon Brief, January 11

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: Crafting Wine and Legacy in Washington Chris Upchurch is at a point in his life where the temptation is to look back, at more than 26 years as a winemaker and partner at Washington state powerhouse DeLille Cellars, at stints as a […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 26

Afternoon Brief, December 26

California North Coast Wine M&A Slows in 2017 Amid Smaller Crop
The brisk pace for sales of North Coast vineyards, wine brands and wineries in recent years slowed in 2017. It was a “roller-coaster ride” of a growing year that ended with a long, likely below-average-sized harvest punctuated by record September temperatures and October wildfires…

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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, October 23

Afternoon Brief, October 23

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa, Sonoma Fires Send Wine Tourists to Paso Robles For five years, Nancy Parrish and her friends have gathered for a girls’ trip to Napa and Sonoma – a time to travel, catch up and drink wine. But this fall, devastating fires whipped through Napa, Sonoma and […]

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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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TEXSOM Announces ProWein Contest Winners

TEXSOM Announces ProWein Contest Winners

Sommeliers Amie Hendrickson and Julia Dixon selected to attend ProWein 2018 Irving, Texas (September 11, 2017) –– TEXSOM today announced that Sommeliers Amie Hendrickson and Julia Dixon were selected as winners of the ProWein social media contest that took place during TEXSOM 2017. The two winners will attend ProWein 2018, the world’s leading trade fair […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 6

Afternoon Brief, July 6

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Constellation Paid $60 Million for Napa Cabernet Star Schrader Cellars Wine Spectator has learned that Constellation Brands paid approximately $60 million when it purchased Napa Valley brand Schrader Cellars … Today’s News: East Coast DTC Survey Reveal Top Performing Winery Strategies with 50% Higher Growth VinterActive has […]

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ProWein Becomes Major Sponsor of Texsom Conference

ProWein Becomes Major Sponsor of Texsom Conference

World’s Largest Wine Trade Fair Named Platinum Sponsor and Host of Grand Tasting and Awards Reception Irving, Texas (July 6, 2017) –– TEXSOM co-founders and Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks today announced that ProWein, the world’s leading trade fair for wines and spirits, has been named as the title sponsor of the Grand […]