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Afternoon Brief, November 12

Afternoon Brief, November 12

North Coast Wineries Bullish on Organic Grapes to Drive Growth: Walk down the aisle at the local Whole Foods Market or any other similar grocer. Almost everywhere you look, there are organic products on prominent display, from lettuce to macaroni and cheese to ice cream. But over at the wine section? Not so much…

By November 12, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, November 1

Afternoon Brief, November 1

Joe Wagner Responds to Copper Cane Controversy: Copper Cane founder Joe Wagner has largely stayed quiet and out of the press as controversy swirls around his using of Oregon place names on his wines. In early October, he agreed to a lengthy phone interview with Oregon Wine Press; what follows are excerpts from that conversation…

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Afternoon Brief, September 21

Afternoon Brief, September 21

A Clash Between Cotton and Cabernet? : The Texas High Plains has the potential to be a grape grower’s paradise. This plateau near the New Mexico border is now home to nearly 5,000 acres planted to wine grapes…

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Surge in Wine Tourism Brings Huge Opportunities

Surge in Wine Tourism Brings Huge Opportunities

By Mark Angelillo Tourism contributes to a nation’s economic vitality. It can do the same for any wine region or brand. The link between wine and travel has intensified over the last few years – largely owing to the world’s growing thirst for wine. The United Nations World Tourism Organization held their first Global Conference on […]

By January 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: A Pillar of Oregon’s Wine Tourism Industry

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: A Pillar of Oregon’s Wine Tourism Industry

Wayne Bailey, a vintner known for sustainable farming practices advises, “The best fertilizer is the farmer’s footprint.” Bailey’s footprint has far exceeded the 50 acres of his Youngberg Hill estate in Willamette Valley to play a vital role in the Oregon wine industry. But Bailey’s feet took a long circuitous career path to Youngberg Hill. Along the way Bailey left his mark and gained experiences and business acumen that prepared him to design a business model that is unique among his wine industry neighbors.

By January 8, 2018 2 Comments Read More →
Wine Institute Releases Results of New California Wine Tourism Survey

Wine Institute Releases Results of New California Wine Tourism Survey

SAN FRANCISCO — Results of a new online survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults who recently visited California wine country were released today, offering insights to wineries and local wine associations in understanding and enhancing the experience of visitors to wineries and regions. Commissioned by Wine Institute with support from a USDA grant and […]

By September 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Tourism Industry Examined from Global Wine Perspective in Latest Research

Tourism Industry Examined from Global Wine Perspective in Latest Research

New Book Tests Theoretical Foundations of Strategic Business Management and Wine Tourism Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) announced the publication of Strategic Winery Tourism and Management: Building Competitive Winery Tourism and Winery Management Strategy, a new book featuring chapter contributions by SBE professional faculty […]

Afternoon Brief, November 11

Afternoon Brief, November 11

Announcing Wine Enthusiast’s 2014 Wine Star Award Winners:
Each year since 2000, the editors of Wine Enthusiast have honored individuals whose vision has impacted the wine and spirits industries with our Wine Star Awards…

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Afternoon Brief, July 28

Afternoon Brief, July 28

Wine auctioneer charged with grand theft:
Joshua Krummenoehl, of Brooklyn, New York, was charged late June with multiple counts of grand theft involving alleged victims from various states, including California, Hawaii, New York and Colorado…

Dundee Unveils New Look

Dundee Unveils New Look

Dundee initiates brand overhaul to embrace and promote wine-based tourism in the city and adjacent Dundee Hills and unveils new welcome sign this Tuesday DUNDEE, Ore. – Led by members of an appointed Tourism Committee, the City of Dundee has a new logo, web site, outdoor signage, social media, printed maps and more. These products […]

By November 1, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
People: Steve Burns – Helping Guide the Wine Industry into a Future of Opportunities

People: Steve Burns – Helping Guide the Wine Industry into a Future of Opportunities

“The successful associations are the ones that develop a plan and work together,” said Burns. He explained that having had some clients from outside the wine industry has helped him with clients within the industry. “We have to understand that in the wine business we have one product and we need to focus on that. It’s what holds us together.”

Today at O’Donnell Lane, LLC, a marketing firm owned by Burns and his partner, Burns continues helping wineries and wine associations spread their message. Current clients include the Wine Institute of California, Middleton Family Winery, Chateau St. Michelle, and the Oregon Wine Board, all of whom are reaping the benefits of his energy and insights.

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