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Introducing Knapp Winemaker: Vanessa Hoffman

Advertising March 11 – From the age of eight, Vanessa was fascinated by the romantic idea of ​​being a winemaker. Eager to learn as much as possible, Vanessa spent time working in the vineyard, cellar, laboratory and tasting room. Although his hands-on experience may have humbled his childhood romantic notions associated with winemaking, his passion […]

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Why hybrid grapes could be the future of wine

The National Weather Service began recording temperature across the United States in 1901. 2016 was the hottest year, followed by 2020. This past decade was the hottest 10-year period on record. The vintage chronicles were filled with notes of extremes in addition to record heat: drought, humidity, fires. Winegrowers and grape growers in all regions […]

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Ohio’s Wine Industry: How It Survived and Thrived

You look through a bottle of wine produced at Slate Run Vineyard in 2008. (Photographed and animated by Tony Mirones) COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The rise, fall and growth of vineyards in Ohio is a story that flows along rivers and time. More recently, in 2014, the “Polar Vortex” destroyed many vineyards across the state. […]

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Napa entrepreneur launches travel tours in Field Blends wine country

Maryam Ahmed, owner of Maryam + Company, a Napa-based food and wine consulting firm, has launched a new tourism venture that will take attendees away from Wine Country. Field Blends takes tourists on a three-day trip to visit winemakers, chefs, makers and farmers in different wine regions across the country, starting in June in Walla […]

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Senate Bill 199 would set aside money to support local wine industry

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico wine has been around for nearly 400 years and now a lawmaker is proposing legislation that will financially help wineries grow more grapes to produce more wine. Sponsored by Republican Senator Crystal Diamond, Senate Bill 199 will help provide direct financial assistance to enable wineries to produce more grapes […]

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Sonoma County wine entrepreneur embarks on second act with Marine Layer brand, syrah project

It’s a story repeated on occasion in the Sonoma County wine industry in recent years. A young entrepreneur creates a brand that takes hold in the market, then a bigger company comes calling with a big salary to buy them out and grow the label. After a period under a non-compete agreement, the winemaker begins […]

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A ‘rare’ bottle of wine auctioned could be the most expensive bottle of wine sold under the hammer in New Zealand

Provided Co-founder of The Wine Auction Room Reece Warren, with the magnum bottle of 1996 Domaine de la Romanée Conti Romanée-Conti Grand Cru, Côte de Nuit, estimated to be worth between $65,000 and $85,000. What could be the most expensive bottle to auction in New Zealand, one of only three available worldwide with an estimated […]

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Hall, Walt & Baca Wines launch the 2022 season of its Celebrity Happy Hour series

Advertising Jimmy Kimmel, Christina Haack, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jason Silva added to lineup (ST. HELENA, CALIFORNIA – January 20, 2022) – ROOM, WALT and BACA Wines, a collection of three family-owned wineries located in Napa and Sonoma counties, announced the launch of another season of their celebrity Happy Hour series. The series is airing on three […]

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Wine lovers invited to join a new collective

Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) invites wine lovers around the world to join Collective Napa Valley – the organization’s newest initiative that brings people together to enjoy Napa Valley wines while raising funds for the good of its community . “This is a great moment for our region. As a leader in the wine world and […]

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Sparkling Red Wine Market Size 2022-2028 Industry Share, Growth Analysis, Regional Demand, and Key Players – Alberto Salvadori, Angas, Bird in Hand Winery, Bleasdale Vineyards

The Sparkling Red Wine Market report is a perfect basis for people looking for a comprehensive study and analysis of the Sparkling Red Wine Market. This report contains diverse study and information that will help you understand your niche and key market channel concentration in the regional and global Sparkling Red Wine market. To understand […]

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Dry Wine Market Size 2022-2028 Industry Share, Growth Analysis, Regional Demand, and Key Players – Casella Wines, Kendall-Jackson Vineyard Estates, Trinchero Family, Pernod-Ricard – Industrial IT

The Dry Wine Market report is a perfect basis for people looking for a comprehensive study and analysis of the Dry Wine market. This report contains diverse study and information that will help you understand your niche and key market channel concentration in the regional and global Dry Wine market. To understand the competition and […]

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How prosecco policy explains what silenced Democrats | Marc Blyth

IIf you get a bad taste in your mouth when you hear Joe Manchin’s name – the supported by the fossil fuel industry West Virginia senator who torpedoed his own party’s “Build Better” bill just before Christmas – you might want to grab a glass of something to wash it down. Considering it’s New Years […]

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European wine grapes from West Asia, study finds

European wine grapes (Vitis vinifera) comes from the hybridization of table grapes domesticated in West Asia and local wild relatives, according to new research by scientists at the University of Udine. Grapes (Vitis vinifera). Image credit: Gerhard G. “The phylogeography of cultivated grapes is linked to the history of ancient populations that settled in the […]

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Europe just released shocking rule that could help winemakers around the world tackle climate change

In order to face the realities of climate change, the European Union will allow the production of wines from hybrid and disease-resistant grape varieties in the most prestigious wine regions of the continent. It’s a shocking decision, with potentially enormous significance for viticulture around the world. Hybrid varietals are extremely controversial: While there is a […]

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The red wine market is booming around the world with WALT Wines, Jacob’s Creek, Lafite – Mymctoday.com

Latest industrial growth study of the global red wine market 2021-2027. A detailed study accumulated to offer the latest information on the acute characteristics of the red wine market. The report contains various market forecasts related to revenue size, production, CAGR, consumption, gross margin, price, and other important factors. While emphasizing on the major driving […]

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Marlborough Wine and Food Festival canceled for 2022

One of the biggest events of the year in Marlborough has been canceled once again to protect the upcoming harvest from Covid-19. The Marlborough Wine and Food Festival will not take place in February 2022, a “difficult but unanimous” decision taken by the Marlborough Winegrowers Association board of directors announced on Wednesday. Board chair Beth […]

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Sousek of Oak Creek Vineyard to be Featured on Women in Ag Webcast | Agriculture

“Open for Business: A Nebraska Women in Agripreneurship Series” will feature Kara Sousek, of Oak Creek Vineyard, in its next live webcast at 6:30 p.m. on December 14. Produced by Nebraska Women in Agriculture, the monthly webcast series spotlights the entrepreneurial spirit of women in agribusiness across the state, offering the creative ideas and the […]

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Getting buzzed could cost more

Prices for wine, spirits and other beverages are expected to rise, due to a shortage of glass bottles and rising transportation costs. Your favorite drink at the bar could soon cost more, due to increasing transportation costs and shipping delays. Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America senior vice president of communications and marketing Michael Bilello […]

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Wiemer Vineyard’s Fred Merwarth Becomes New York’s First Winemaker of the Year

DUNDEE, NY — It’s been just over 20 years since Fred Merwarth entered the Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard to ask to see Hermann Wiemer. He wasn’t there looking for a job, just some advice on how to get a winery internship in Germany. But Wiemer saw something in the young man and offered him a […]

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Portable Turbidimeters Market Size and Outlook 2028 | Main companies – Hach, HF Scientific, Panomex Inc, Hanna Instruments Ltd, AQUALYTIC, DKK-TOA, OPTEX Environment, Palintest, Tintometer, TPS,

New Jersey, United States, – A recent market research report added to the repository of verified market reports is an in-depth analysis of the Portable Turbidimeters Market. Based on the analysis of the historical growth and current scenario of the Portable Turbidimeters market, the report intends to offer actionable information about the growth projections of […]

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How Dwyane Wade and UC Davis are working for more diversity in the wine world

With 18 million Instagram followers, Dwyane Wade is expected to be a powerful force in helping UC Davis increase the diversity of its students pursuing careers in wine. The three-time NBA champion and 13-time NBA All-Star was recently selected to become a member of the university’s board of directors for the department of viticulture and […]

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Dwyane Wade and Julia Coney Join UC Davis Board of Directors

The University of California at Davis, one of the world’s leading wine research centers, this week introduced three new members of its executive committee for the Department of Viticulture and Oenology: three-time NBA champion and co-owner of Wade Cellars. Dwyane Wade, wine writer and founder of the Black Wine Professionals database Julia coney and partner […]

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Two wine superstars just bought 162 acres of what some consider California’s best Syrah vines

Some wine connoisseurs consider the Halcon Vineyard in Mendocino County to be the best Syrah vineyard in California. Now, two wine industry superstars have purchased the 162-acre property and plan to create a brand new one. The new owners are winemaker Pax Mahle, the well-known owner of Pax Wines, and serial entrepreneur Baron Ziegler, who […]

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SIP Certified Welcomes New Members to Its Growing List of Sustainable Wineries and Vineyards

Advertising (Atascadero, CA, October 6, 2021) SIP (Sustainability in Practice) Certified recently welcomed over fifteen new properties to its family of certified sustainable vineyards and wineries. The new members cover Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Kings County and join nearly two hundred and fifty other SIP certified companies in California and Michigan. “Seeing the […]

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Wine deal rises as investors look past Covid-19 woes

Negotiators have targeted the wine industry, as investors bet on rising vineyard acreage prices despite a Covid-19 hit to demand for the drink. Transactions by private equity funds to invest in wineries, vineyards and distributors have so far increased by 75% in 2021, compared to last year, according to Refinitiv. Mergers and acquisitions have also […]

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New video series takes Kiwis with Al Brown on his wine-making journey

Al Brown Goes Into Winemaking, Brings Kiwis In Six-Part Video Series Tipping point, available to watch exclusively on Stuff. The series follows the chef and entrepreneur as he learns how wine is produced and sold, and creates his own Tipping Point wine brand with US-based Constellation Brands, New Zealand’s largest wine exporter. Brown travels through […]

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Governor Murphy announces 2021 Governor’s Cups winners and best performing among New Jersey wineries

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the winners of the 2021 Governor’s Cups and Best of Show among New Jersey wineries. The winners presented were selected through the 2021 Garden State Wine Growers Association competition and judged by the Beverage Testing Institute. “I am proud to celebrate our growing wine industry”, Governor Murphy said. […]

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Constantia Trio In SA Top 10 on the list of the best vineyards in the world

Steenberg Vineyards, alongside two other Constantia properties, is in South Africa’s Top 10 in the ranking of the best vineyards in the world. The three Constantia wineries listed in the Top 10 SA and the Top 100 international are Klein Constantia in 44e place, Steenberg Vineyards rated 84e , and Groot Constantia 86e globally. “It […]

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GO NZ: Discover New Zealand’s Oldest Vineyards and Wineries

Sauvignon Blanc has the wow factor in Marlborough. Photo / MarlboroughNZ Drink in New Zealand’s rich history with a trip to one of our venerable wineries, writes Jo Burzynska. On September 25, 1819, Anglican missionary Reverend Samuel Marsden reported planting New Zealand’s first vines on the Stone Store grounds at Kerikeri in the Bay of […]

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Int’l wine culture, tourism expo starts in Ningxia, China

YINCHUAN, Sept.26 (Xinhua) – The first China International Wine Culture and Tourism Exhibition (Ningxia) opened online and offline in Yinchuan, capital of northeastern Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on Sunday. West China). Co-organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, among other authorities, the exhibition attracted 183 wineries and […]

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Applegate Valley Provides Oregon Winegrowers A Quiet Place to Experiment

GRANTS PASS, Oregon – The Applegate Valley in southern Oregon has a lot going on as a region to make great wines. Panoramic natural beauty, however, is not one of them. Unlike the Columbia River Gorge, an area of ​​Oregon with the potential for great wine and far more breathtaking scenery in all directions, Applegate’s […]

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Meet Ashanta, a promising new California winery that sources grapes grown in unexpected places

Compared to most California winemakers, Chenoa Ashton-Lewis and Will Basanta have had a very different harvest season schedule this year. In the city of Los Angeles, they picked grapes from abandoned vines near Dodger Stadium and tiny backyard vineyards planted by Italian immigrants during Prohibition. Near the California-Mexico border, they rounded up Nebbiolo. And in […]

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Three wine-related invoices await Newsom’s signature

The California legislature passed three bills this session that would benefit the state’s wine industry and are about to be signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. The measures are supported by the Wine Institute, the state’s main trading group for the industry. The invoices include the SB 19, sponsored by State Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, which […]

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Gravitas Wine Marketing adds Waypoint Vineyards to its vineyard portfolio

Advertising CORTE MADERA, CA September 7, 2021 – Gravitas Wine Marketing today announced the addition of California wine producer Waypoint Vineyards to its vineyard portfolio. The Waypoint collaboration includes winemakers Philippe Melka, Mayaan Koschitzky and Matt Sands, and sources like Andy Beckstoffer’s Georges III Vineyard, Giancarlo Bettinelli’s Upper Range (Lowrey Vineyard) and Sonoma Ritchie, Charles […]

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Tiger Vines Vineyard runs on school spirit and helps graduates find jobs in wineries and vineyards

The Tigers of Yamhill-Carlton High School earn college credits by growing pinot noir grapes. This is what I call making learning fun. Yamhill-Carlton is the only high school in Oregon to produce grapes for commercial winemaking. Have Ken Wright from Ken Wright Cellars in Carlton, making your wines Tiger Vines Vineyard isn’t too bad either. […]

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Pala attacks the vine

Pala Band of Mission Indians Joins Emerging Niche Market for Native American Wine Sandra shrader Special for village news Over the past decade, a small number of Native American reservations across the United States and Canada have begun planting vineyards and becoming wine producers, blending a spiritual and traditional love of the land with ancient […]

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Opening of a cooperative winemaking space in Gilroy | Gilroy Expedition

Only Tim Slater (owner and owner of Sarah’s Vineyard) could name a business something few can pronounce, but there is an inherent charm to it. Even though the official name of this newly opened bespoke milling facility in Gilroy is Atelier des Savants Fous, you can just call it Atelier (“ah-dire-yay”). Slater said it translates […]

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Forest fire burns French vineyards after frost costs € 2 billion in industrial losses

In France, a forest fire burned vineyards near the Côte d’Azur for a week at the end of August, following an April frost that killed vines and cost 2 billion euros in losses. wine industry, the Associated Press reported. Some winegrowers in the region, known for their Côtes de Provence wines, are trying to recover […]

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Wilson Daniels Wholesale Appoints Melissa Shea and Hristo Zisovski New York Sales Directors

Advertising Melissa Shea September 2, 2021 (New York, NY) – Wilson Daniels Wholesale has strengthened its sales team in New York with the appointment of Melissa Shea and Hristo Zisovski as leadership team for the New York metro area. Their extensive experience in the wine industry, both at the supplier and restaurant level, will provide […]

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The future of winemaking is hybrid

Advertising Why American winemakers are looking for non-vitis vinifera grapes –Kathleen willcox There will always be a place for conventionally vitis vinifera product. But, in truth, more and more influential producers and consumers are looking for something with a little more soul and a lot more benefit. Hybrids, especially in the difficult wine-growing area of […]

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Waste wine can now be used to create race car fuel

The French oil brand TotalEnergies has introduced a 100% renewable automotive fuel made from wine residues from the French agricultural industry, reducing CO2 emissions by at least 65%. TotalEnergies, based in France, is a large energy company active in more than 130 countries around the world. Producing and marketing fuels on a global scale, the […]