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Afternoon Brief, July 30

Afternoon Brief, July 30

Carriers Trashing Wine Shipments
Some shipments of wine from New York are being confiscated and destroyed…

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Afternoon Brief, July 17

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Napa’s Duckhorn Wine Company announced this morning that it is purchasing Sonoma Pinot Noir powerhouse Kosta Browne Winery. Duckhorn will replace Kosta Browne’s current stakeholders, the investment fund J.W. Childs, as the sole owner. The deal includes Kosta Browne’s winery and tasting room in Sebastopol, as well as 80 acres of owned vineyards and leases on 90 additional acres, as well as all inventory…

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Walla Walla Named “Best Wine Town” in Sunset Magazine’s 2018 Travel Awards

Walla Walla Named “Best Wine Town” in Sunset Magazine’s 2018 Travel Awards

(WALLA WALLA, Wash.) — Further solidifying its place in the upper echelon of wine destinations worldwide, Walla Walla has been named Best Wine Town in the Sunset Magazine 2018 Travel Awards. The results were recently posted to the Sunset.com website and can be viewed HERE, and will appear in the August issue of Sunset Magazine. Walla Walla was previously […]

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Afternoon Brief, May 29

Afternoon Brief, May 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Close Calls as 44 Best of Class Wines Clash in Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition Sweepstakes As we gathered for the judging of the sweepstakes wines at the Dan Berger’s International Wine Competition earlier this month, the suspense was killing us… Today’s News: Wine May Battle Cannabis […]

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Afternoon Brief, March 23

Afternoon Brief, March 23

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Industry Under Attack in Napa To the outside, the escalation of the argument between the proponents of and those against the Napa County Watershed and Oak Woodland Protection Initiative appears to have reached a red alert level with record speed… Today’s News: China to Slap 15% […]

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Wine Shines in Walla Walla, but February Is for Foodies

Wine Shines in Walla Walla, but February Is for Foodies

Wine still plays prominent role, but February’s focus shifts to celebrating Walla Walla’s agricultural roots and culinary innovation (WALLA WALLA, Wash.) — Wine and food go hand in hand during any given month in Walla Walla, but for the month of February food takes center stage. “February is for Foodies” is Walla Walla’s unique annual celebration […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 29

Afternoon Brief, January 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Napa Valley Tree-Removal Ballot Proposal Brings Wine Business, Environmentalist Clash As new vineyards spread from the crowded Napa Valley floor to the hillsides, environmentalists have succeeded in getting enough votes to qualify for the June 5 ballot that aims to protect the county’s watershed and oak woodlands […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 15

Afternoon Brief, January 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Announcing the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Sweepstake Winners After receiving 6,960 entries from 35 states across the country, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, presented by BevMo!, has once again successfully narrowed thousands of wines down to an exclusive few… Today’s News: Wine’s Most Inspiring […]

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What’s New in Walla Walla Wine Country? Quite a Lot, Actually

What’s New in Walla Walla Wine Country? Quite a Lot, Actually

Recent and planned openings include lodging, dining, wineries, and more (WALLA WALLA, Wash.) — On the heels of another busy summer season and grape harvest, Walla Walla is already looking ahead to 2018. A slew of recent and planned lodging, dining, and winery openings are poised to further elevate the unofficial capital of Washington wine […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 20

Afternoon Brief, November 20

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Massive Gallo Winery Could Mean ‘Free-for-All’ in Lodi Wine Country Phil Abba has a working relationship with E&J Gallo. His family has sold grapes to the Modesto-based winemaker since the 1960s. That doesn’t mean he wants Gallo, the largest exporter of California wine, building a massive new winery […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 29

Afternoon Brief, August 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Some U.S. States Are Cracking Down on Interstate Direct-To-Consumer Wine Shipping According to ShipCompliant by Sovos, at over $2 billion in 2016 sales, the more than 5 million cases of wine shipped Direct-to-Consumer is fast making it an important segment of the wine business… Today’s News: 2016 […]

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Afternoon Brief, August 9

Afternoon Brief, August 9

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Investigation Continues into Large Mount Veeder Winery Wastewater Spill State investigators are still looking for the cause of a Mount Veeder winery treatment pond breach that sent perhaps 850,000 gallons of wastewater spilling toward Redwood Creek… Today’s News: University of California Researcher Is Working to Make Virtual […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 21

Afternoon Brief, July 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Artificial Intelligence Boosts Wine’s Bottom Line South Australian tech firm Ailytic has developed an artificial intelligence program to significantly increase production efficiency by optimising machine use … Today’s News: Closer Demand-Supply Balance Bodes Well for California Wine Grape Growers California Central Valley wine grape growers from Fresno […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 17

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Wine Country Vintners Curious, but Wary of Cannabis Industry When Tom Rodrigues looks out the window at his Yorkville winery, he can see two worlds collide. Some of the most coveted wines in the United States emerge from the vineyards of California’s North Coast … Today’s News: California’s […]

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Afternoon Brief, July 13

Afternoon Brief, July 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Bordeaux’s Most Expensive Wines It’s not often “Bordeaux” crops up in the same sentence as “bargain” – especially in an article about expensive wines – but there is a case to be made that, when it comes to value … Today’s News: Americo Amorim, Thought to Be […]

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