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Afternoon Brief, January 22

Afternoon Brief, January 22

Supreme Court’s Wine-Regulation Case Focuses on Protectionism:

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Afternoon Brief, January 7

Afternoon Brief, January 7

Organic Grape Growing Harms Vineyard Soil, Says a Consumer Advocacy Group: According to the pro-science consumer advocacy group, American Council on Science and Health (ACSH), organic wine may not be good for the earth-or at the very least, it’s bad for the local vineyard soil…

Afternoon Brief, October 19

Afternoon Brief, October 19

As North Coast Grape Harvest Nears End, Wine Industry Frets About Oversupply: As he walked around a cabernet sauvignon vineyard along a hilly stretch just west of Lake Sonoma this week, Clay Mauritson couldn’t help but be bullish about his 2018 grape vintage…

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Afternoon Brief, June 18

Afternoon Brief, June 18

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Examining the Fallout from Napa’s Measure C The last few months were witness to a hard-fought battle between two competing sides, neither of which managed to get their points across very well to local Napa residents… Today’s News: Why Is It So Hard to Be a Mom […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 20

Afternoon Brief, December 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Congress Passes First Wine Excise Tax Reduction in 80 Years Wine Institute applauds today’s Congressional action to enact the first reduction in wine excise taxes in over 80 years and only the second reduction in the nation’s history… Today’s News: Napa’s Delicato Family Vineyards Loses Company Leader […]

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Cork Supply USA and Tonnellerie Ô Continue Support for UC Davis Viticulture and Enology by providing Principles and Practices of Winemaking Textbook to Students

Cork Supply USA and Tonnellerie Ô Continue Support for UC Davis Viticulture and Enology by providing Principles and Practices of Winemaking Textbook to Students

December 7, 2017—Benicia, CA— Cork Supply USA, Inc., and Tonnellerie Ô, a subsidiary of Cork Supply, are proud to announce their second annual donation to the UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology for the purchase of required textbooks for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Enology VEN 124, a wine production class. The company […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 31

Afternoon Brief, July 31

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Flip Flops on Wine Delivery Law Wine delivery apps have become big business as the delivery market has been transformed by technology over the past few years… Today’s News: Maryland Wine In Pursuit of Excellence Rob Deford knows about the footsteps he follows as owner and […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 15

Afternoon Brief, May 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Bordeaux 2016: Prices Creeping Ever Upwards Château Pape Clément has released its red and white wines this morning, both with price increases on its 2015s as asking prices begin to creep upwards… Today’s News: Spain’s Wine Crops Badly Damaged by Icy Weather Temperatures plummeted to -5 C […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 2

Afternoon Brief, May 2

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: The Most Searched-For Cabernet Sauvignon It’s a well-worn axiom that Cabernet is king in California, but the real truth is that when it comes to Cabernet Sauvignon, California is king and particularly Napa Valley… Today’s News: How America Learned to Love Rosé The happy accident that led […]

Afternoon Brief, March 17

Afternoon Brief, March 17

Proposed Rule for Pesticide Spraying Near Schools Revised by California Agency: The state Department of Pesticide Regulation on Thursday issued a revised proposed regulation on spraying pesticides near schools, changing an earlier version to provide farmers more leeway in reporting the spraying to school officials…

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Afternoon Brief, March 10

Afternoon Brief, March 10

Mercer Canyons Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million to Former Workers: A Klickitat County farm has agreed to pay up to $1.2 million to settle a class-action lawsuit involving more than 600 farmworkers.U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Bastian has given initial approval to the settlement, which will now be sent to former workers via mail and radio ads…

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Afternoon Brief, March 6

Afternoon Brief, March 6

Wine Distribution Alternatives Won’t Produce Tears for the Three Tier System: According to a Wines & Vines article, in 1995 the number of alcohol distributors in the U.S. was greater than the number of wineries: 3,000 to 1,800. That kind of competitive choice must have been really good for wineries, but a lot of wine must also have been imported…

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Afternoon Brief, February 17

Afternoon Brief, February 17

Strong Competition in Wine Sales Will Increase: The 2017 Wine Business Monthly rankings are out, and the results highlight what everyone in the wine business already knows: The competition in the world of wine sales is staggering…

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Afternoon Brief, February 14

Afternoon Brief, February 14

California Wine Exports Reach Record $1.62 Billion in 2016: U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.62 billion in winery revenues in 2016, a new record. Despite challenges from a strong dollar, winery revenues were up 1% from 2015. Volume was 412.7 million liters or 45.9 million cases…

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Afternoon Brief, January 6

Afternoon Brief, January 6

Napa Valley Vintner Debbie Lewis Dies at 72: Debbie Lewis was a perfect fit for wine. She grew up on a farm in California’s Central Valley and worked in wine retail at one point. Later she married race-car driver Randy Lewis and managed his career for more than a decade…

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