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Afternoon Brief, January 22

Afternoon Brief, January 22

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Consumers Turning to Private Label Wine More Often, Thanks to Supermarkets Private label wine is building momentum in the U.S., thanks to national supermarket chains such as Aldi, Trader Joe’s, Costco, and Whole Foods taking on the identity as trusted wine vendors, says Brian Sharoff, president of […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 4

Afternoon Brief, January 4

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: How Alcohol Damages Stem Cell DNA and Increases Cancer Risk Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday… Today’s News: How […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 28

Afternoon Brief, December 28

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: A Look into the 2018 Wine World It’s that time of year to take a look into the crystal ball – in this case, the crystal wine glass. Here are a few developments to watch for in the coming year… Today’s News: Prominent New York Wine Merchant […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 21

Afternoon Brief, December 21

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: New York State Fines Southern Glazer’s in ‘Pay to Play’ Scheme A giant wine and liquor wholesaler whose employees engaged in “pay to play” schemes to win business in Upstate New York has been hit with the largest civil fine in the history of the New York […]

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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, December 13

Afternoon Brief, December 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Protecting Vineyards in Fire-Ravaged Areas Some of the blackened hills of the North Bay are sporting a light covering of green as new grasses push from the soil following November rains… Today’s News: Wine & Weed Terpene Pairings Steal the Show at ‘Crab and Cannabis Fête’ Cannabis […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 8

Afternoon Brief, December 8

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Winemakers Worry as Wildfires Rage in Southern California Hurricane-force winds and bone-dry conditions are spreading wildfires across Southern California, burning more than 100,000 acres so far, primarily in Ventura County, but also in Los Angeles and San Diego counties… Today’s News: Petaluma Gap Breaks DC Logjam Trapped […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 7

Afternoon Brief, December 7

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: New Company Rapidly Changing How 3-Tier Alcohol Distribution Happens The vast majority of wineries in the US produce less than 5,000 cases, and they’ve been essentially blocked from three-tier distribution because distributor giants focus on the big brands and wont take on small ones… Today’s News: The […]

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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 16

Afternoon Brief, November 16

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: The DOCa Rioja Control Board Opens 2018 Registration for the Official Rioja Wine Educators Programme The DOCa Rioja Control Board opens registration for the Official Rioja Wine Educators Programme. It is a course designed to have official educators across the world whose training is based on both […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 15

Afternoon Brief, November 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Atmospheric River Brings Storm and Flash Flood Warnings to Fire-Ravaged Wine Country The first atmospheric river-fueled storm of the season is expected to make landfall in California on Wednesday afternoon, when it will dump inches of rain in the Bay Area, disgorge up to a foot of […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 9

Afternoon Brief, November 9

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Sonoma Tasting Room Battle Heats Up How many tasting rooms are too many? Some Sonoma locals think the 33 in the vicinity of the town’s central square, the Sonoma Plaza, are simply too many… Today’s News: Kosta Browne Winery Founders to Step Down from Sebastopol Winery Founders […]

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Afternoon Brief, November 2

Afternoon Brief, November 2

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: 2017 Mayacamas Could Be Lost After California Fires The 2017 vintage of the Napa-based winery Mayacamas could be completely lost after the devastating California fires, its estate manager Jimmy Hayes revealed to dbHK today… Today’s News: Red All the Rage How big is the gap between red […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 30

Afternoon Brief, October 30

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Constellation Brands to Acquire 9.9% Stake in Marijuana Company Canopy Growth for $245M Alcohol giant Constellation Brands Inc. is making a foray into marijuana, a precedent-setting move for an industry that has mostly stayed on the sidelines during the cannabis boom… Today’s News: 3rd Annual US Wine […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 25

Afternoon Brief, October 25

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Cayuse Opts to Not Release Majority of 2015s Due to Faulty Corks The official email is as follows: Since 1997, we at Cayuse Vineyards have been dedicated to creating world-class wines. We are committed to biodynamic farming and our mission is to produce wine that is the […]

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