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Yountville Wine Walk Launches November 20

Yountville Wine Walk Launches November 20

Sip, savor, and stroll Yountville’s tasting locations and earn prizes along the way November 16, 2017, Yountville, CA – Launching November 20th, the Yountville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Yountville Wine Walk, providing visitors an easy way to stroll through the town of Yountville and visit dozens of wineries and tasting rooms […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 5

Afternoon Brief, October 5

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Judge Upholds $2.6M Fine Against U.S. Wholesaler A Massachusetts judge has upheld a decision to impose a $2.6 million fine against US wholesaler Craft Beer Guild after it was found to have made “pay to play” payments to distributors in the Boston area… Today’s News: Sonoma Tasting […]

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Afternoon Brief, October 2

Afternoon Brief, October 2

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Sweepstakes Announced A pinot noir, a chardonnay and a sparkling wine won the coveted sweepstakes awards Sunday night at the Sonoma County Harvest Awards Gala, with two of the three from the Russian River Valley appellation… Today’s News: Opus One Winery Ordered […]

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Afternoon Brief, March 7

Afternoon Brief, March 7

Wine Market Council and Nielsen Explore Industry Trends: A members-only meeting held Friday by the Wine Market Council and Nielsen at Napa’s Culinary Institute of America at Copia provoked a lively discussion of consumer trends in the American wine industry…

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Afternoon Brief, February 15

Afternoon Brief, February 15

Californians Holding Breath as More Storms Loom: California water officials are frantically releasing water today from the Oroville Dam, located about 75 miles north of Sacramento, as concerns remain about erosion of the nation’s tallest dam…

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Afternoon Brief, December 21

Afternoon Brief, December 21

Trinchero Family Estates Purchases Mason Cellars, Pomelo Brand: Trinchero Family Estates today announced its acquisition of Mason Cellars, owners of Pomelo and Three Pears wines. As the super-premium ($7-10) and ultra-premium ($10-15) segments continue to show growth, this acquisition adds an important offering to the Trinchero family of brands…

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Afternoon Brief, November 4

Afternoon Brief, November 4

Sonoma County Vintner Steve Kistler to Pay More Than $500,000 to Settle Creek Pollution Case: A Sonoma County vintner has agreed to pay $579,700 to settle water code violations stemming from the release of muddy pond water into a Valley Ford creek that supports spawning fish, state officials announced Thursday…

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Afternoon Brief, October 27

Afternoon Brief, October 27

Kansas Authorities Arrest Man for Fraud After Thousands of Dollars Worth of Napa Wine Disappears: Three Napa wineries may finally get some of their gold-medal winning wine worth tens of thousands of dollars back after James Allen Hall was arrested Friday in Wichita, Kansas…

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Afternoon Brief, October 18

Afternoon Brief, October 18

EPA Honors Jackson Family Wines with Green Power Leadership Award: Jackson Family Wines announced today that it has received a 2016 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

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Afternoon Brief, September 15

Afternoon Brief, September 15

Alcohol Industry Bankrolls Fight Against Legal Pot in Battle of the Buzz: The fight against legalized pot is being heavily bankrolled by alcohol and pharmaceutical companies, terrified that they might lose market share…

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Afternoon Brief, July 8

Afternoon Brief, July 8

Paul Hobbs Solidifies Position in the Sonoma Coast Acquiring Goldrock Ridge Vineyard: Winemaker Paul Hobbs has acquired the 42 acre Goldrock Ridge Vineyard, located in the northwest corner of the “true” Sonoma Coast appellation, near the town of Annapolis, CA, thus successfully concluding a quest that began over 3 years ago…

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Afternoon Brief, June 27

Afternoon Brief, June 27

California Winemakers Press for Stricter Label Rules: California winemakers have now enlisted lawmakers and federal regulators in their latest effort to stop the dilution of some vintage names…

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Afternoon Brief June 17

Afternoon Brief June 17

Head of Sonoma Winegrape Commission Vows to Raise Visibility – and Prices – for Sonoma Grapes: The charismatic president of the Sonoma County Winegrape Commission wants to raise the price wineries pay for Sonoma grapes, which now sell for much less than those in Napa County, and her approach is multifaceted…

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Afternoon Brief, April 29

Afternoon Brief, April 29

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Wine M&A Experts: Deals Abound in Buyer’s Market A string of recent wine brand and property sales in the West Coast – including high-price North Coast deals – are bringing out a host of sellers, but theyll find buyers are ever more choosy, according to experts at a […]

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Afternoon Brief, March 8

Afternoon Brief, March 8

Vintage Wine Estates Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Dan Cohn: Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. filed a trademark infringement suit against Dan Cohn, formerly of B.R. Cohn Winery on Feb. 29, 2016…

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