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Afternoon Brief, November 3

Afternoon Brief, November 3

Constellation Brands Rejects Smoke Tainted Grapes from Sonoma Grower
The Bucklin family’s relationship with Constellation Brands stretches back more than three decades. That’s how long Constellation – a global wine corporation expected to generate $7.33 billion in revenue this year, and owner of California wine brands like Robert Mondavi and Ravenswood – has bought grapes from Old Hill Ranch, the Bucklins’ 35-acre Sonoma Valley vineyard…

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PurovinoUS Announces Smoke-Taint Treatment

PurovinoUS Announces Smoke-Taint Treatment

In response to the tragic events experienced in Napa and Sonoma Counties, PurovinoUS Inc.  has successfully developed a smoke-taint application that removes the effects of ash and smoke on the outside of the grape and in the underlying juice beneath the skin. Using their patented natural treatment and scientific knowledge, Purovino scientists have run laboratory tests […]

By October 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ASEV Responds to Industry’s Growing Concerns About Smoke Taint by Assembling Leading Experts at June National Conference

ASEV Responds to Industry’s Growing Concerns About Smoke Taint by Assembling Leading Experts at June National Conference

Davis, Calif., January 23, 2017…Drought, climate change and a spate of Pacific Coast wildfires have heightened concerns about the impact of smoke on winegrapes and wine. To address this growing concern, the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) has reached out to international smoke taint experts, researchers and scientists to discuss this challenge as […]

By January 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Smoke Taint: Causes, Treatments and Myths

Smoke Taint: Causes, Treatments and Myths

By Bryan Tudhope of VA Filtration USA It’s been a fiery 2015 to date, with numerous wildfires burning very close to vineyards from Southern California to the Canadian border. This has left huge swaths of acrid smoke over many thousands of acres of land. Satellite imagery has shown just how massive these smoke plumes have […]

By September 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Smoke Taint 2015: Much Ado About Nothing

Smoke Taint 2015: Much Ado About Nothing

Santa Rosa, CA (September 9, 2015). Mavrik North America announces that their Smoke Taint Elimination systems and trained technicians are standing by, as always.  However, they are unlikely to be needed on a widespread basis for the 2015 vintage. Smoke taint from wildfires is a significant risk during rapid cell division within grapes. That was the […]

By September 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, February 9

Afternoon Brief, February 9

While sales of wine retailing for more than $9 or $10 a bottle in the U.S. are growing rapidly, sales of lower-priced wine, considered a gateway for new consumers, are buckling under strong competition from other alcoholic beverages…

By February 9, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, Jan. 7

Afternoon Brief, Jan. 7

Trending Story: Sonoma State University Announces New Home for its Wine Business Institute and Seed Gift from Korbel’s Gary Heck Sonoma State University President Ruben Armiñana announced that its Wine Business Institute will have a new permanent home on campus in the former University Commons building, which was recently vacated with the opening of SSU’s […]