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Bottaia, Inspired by the Sophistication of Northern Italy, Opens in Temecula

Bottaia, Inspired by the Sophistication of Northern Italy, Opens in Temecula

Immersive experiences set new standards for wine tasting October 9, 2018 (Temecula, Calif.) – BOTTAIA Winery and The Pool at BOTTAIA with private, Italian-style cabines, a Pool Café + Cocktail Bar opens, creating a luxury destination in Temecula Wine Country. Three elevated tasting experiences allow guests of BOTTAIA Winery to explore the brand’s twelve single-varietal […]

Afternoon Brief, July 6

Afternoon Brief, July 6

Relief as Napa Fire Risk Recedes: Napa Valley can breathe easier this weekend. The huge fire raging just outside the valley appears to be coming under containment, with no damage to wineries or vineyards…

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Afternoon Brief, June 12

Afternoon Brief, June 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Lead Flips to ‘No’ in Napa’s Measure C Close Election on Oaks and Vineyards After an early lead in “yes” votes for Napa Countys controversial Measure C, which would limit removal of oaks and is opposed by wine and agriculture trade groups, the balance tipped to “no” […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 24

Afternoon Brief, April 24

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa County Winegrape Value Hits Record $750M with Big Cabernet Sauvignon Jump Napa County’s winegrape harvest last year hit a new record value of $750.8 million, up 2.9 percent, or $21.3 million, from the previous year, county officials reported Tuesday… Today’s News: Green Measure Makes Napa See […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 16

Afternoon Brief, April 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Pay-to-Play Schemes Keep TTB Busy A host of so-called “pay-to-play” infractions have become one of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s top legal, investigative targets in the past couple of years… Today’s News: French Court Rejects Plea from Luxury Wine Label to Stop Cheap Blends […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 24

Afternoon Brief, January 24

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: North Coast Wildfire Impact Study Signals Strong Recovery in Early Findings The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today released preliminary findings of its wildfire impact study of the North Coast wine industry, based on a survey of more than 200 vineyard and winery […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 7

Afternoon Brief, November 7

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Ingenuity and Technology Making Advances for the Wine Industry Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and service innovation that is […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 12

Afternoon Brief, July 12

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Most of California’s Wine Grapes Should Find a Home by Harvest A mid-June review by Turrentine Brokerage of the number and sizes of clusters following the May bloom indicates California’s wine grape growers are on track to producing an average size crop … Today’s News: Pinot Noir […]

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Afternoon Brief, April 24

Afternoon Brief, April 24

Value Wins at Sonoma Wine Auction
Many people told me this off the record so I’m going to lead with it: the Sonoma County Barrel Auction is more fun than Premiere Napa Valley…

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Afternoon Brief, April 10

Afternoon Brief, April 10

We Know What We Don’t Know About Wine’s Future
According to Lee Hannah and Terra Alpaugh, “Everything You Know About Wine is Wrong.” That is the title of their Wine Economics Working Paper #204…

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country’s Women Create Their Own Heritage

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country’s Women Create Their Own Heritage

Temecula, CA , January 11, 2017 – The Wine Institute of California estimates that between 15-20% of California winemakers are women, which is an increase of 5-10% from the early 1990’s. According to the Gallup Poll’s Annual Consumption Habits Poll, 52% of women consumers say they drink wine more often than any other beverage compared […]

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Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country Reveals Winners of First Annual People’s Choice Blind Tasting and Awards

Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country Reveals Winners of First Annual People’s Choice Blind Tasting and Awards

Wilson Creek Winery and Danza del Sol Winery take top spots in first regional consumer blind tasting Temecula, CA, October 5, 2016 – Visit Temecula Valley (VTV), in coordination with Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association (TVWA), today announced the winners of the first annual People’s Choice Blind Tasting. The event took place on Thursday, September 29, […]

Afternoon Brief, September 22

Afternoon Brief, September 22

How the Wente Chardonnay Clone Became America’s Choice: The Wente wine story began in 1883, with German immigrant C.H. Wente. He learned his craft studying winemaking under Charles Krug in Napa Valley…

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Afternoon Brief May 20

Afternoon Brief May 20

Napa Targeting Virtual Wineries?: Some people who own virtual wineries report that the District Attorneys Office has recently been aggressively pursuing them for offering tastings in their homes or businesses without permits …

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Afternoon Brief, April 19, 2016

Afternoon Brief, April 19, 2016

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Buys Patz & Hall: Founding partners will stay involved at highly regarded winery; Washington company wanted a Sonoma Pinot Noir house…

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