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EDITION: February 20, 2017

ACIC is proud to present a large collection of fine tin capsules for the distilling industry as well as the fine wine industry. Our lines now include all of the capsule and foil alternatives available to the North American markets ...

Visit Emmeti in booth 1111 at USBevX in Washington D. C. February 22 - 24.  http://usbevexpo.com/ Let's talk efficiency and automation for your line: using palletizers, depalletizers, case packers, uncasers, conveyors, accumulation tables and even a machine to automatically dip ...

The Proteotest utilizes the reaction between the protein in the wine and a phenolic based material to induce turbidity in the presence of unstable proteins. This innovative test revolutionizes the measurement of protein stability by indicating when stability is achieved ...

The beverage industry is known for its exceptional branding and marketing. So it’s no surprise that the demand for eye-catching options for bottles, cans and other beverage containers is continuously on the rise. In terms of decoration technologies, ...

Free Flow Wines, the pioneers of premium wine on tap, announced today an expansion of services to include a wine canning program at their Napa headquarters. The program will launch in April 2017 and provide services for filling 375ml and 250ml ...

TricorBraun WinePak, North America's leading wine packaging solutions source, has issued the following statement on the wine packaging industry, according to Andrew Bottene, Senior Vice President: For the past 35 years, TricorBraun WinePak has been a driving force in the wine ...

The Model 108RT is the only sweep style depalletizer that runs reverse taper wine bottles, with proprietary features to ensure top bottle stability. With smooth electric operation and soft start, soft stop layer control, this depalletizer will maximize your line ...

ClearWater Tech publishes numerous articles, case studies, and technical papers throughout the year in regard to ozone's use in the winery. Read Janice Cessna's article, "Don't Waste It - Wineries Incorporate Effective, Wastewater Management Practices, in this month's Vineyard & ...

Results showed better yields, less pesticide use and better wine quality    Up in Napa and Sonoma counties, Mark Seifert of Foley Family Wines saw what he considered “amazing results” from Thermaculture trials conducted at two operations, Sebastiani and Foley Johnson ...

NAPA, Calif. (February 13, 2017) – Oak Solutions Group is pleased to announce the latest addition to its evOAK portfolio: Cuvée No. 4 and No. 5 tank staves. Inspired by traditional cooperage, Cuvée No. 4 and No. 5 offer winemakers the versatility of oak alternatives ...

There are many reasons to consider rentals instead of purchasing. Here are five that we hear most often from our customers: 1.    They need the equipment for a short period or only several times each year 2.    They ...

Arôbois French Oak Alternatives Arôbois’ has developed the unique and high-performance range of Arôneo French oak chips in an innovative production process. Available in four different grades, each with a different contribution to ...

A quick look at our laser branding machine inside our cork processing plant in Petaluma, CA.  Scott Laboratories is the senior North American vendor of cork closures. Learn what makes us different: • Founding member of the Cork Quality ...

Mori's basket press have received form and function updates for 2017, making them more beautiful and easier to use than ever. The Food-Grade Plastic Basket: Whenever winemakers walk past a press with a wooden basket in our shop they always ...

Enartis USA is pleased to announce “The Webinar Series.” Throughout this series, we will share our knowledge and experience and provide you with methods and technologies to address the main issues raised during the presentations. Chill Out! Innovative ...

The Preliminary California Grape Crush Report released today shows 4,000,790 tons were crushed. The report reveals the overall crush was up 8% from the 2015 harvest, and the average winegrape price was up 14% to $789/ton. A more in depth look shows the standout ...

Ten years ago, Amcor Flexibles Capsules revolutionized the wine industry with a patented design for a premium wine aluminium closure solution offering convenience, elegance and style. Today, consumers, winemakers and marketers all over the globe are enthusiastically embracing what the ...

Cans represent a very small segment of the overall wine category, but it’s growing rapidly, and there are good reasons that key industry players are making moves or at least keeping tabs on it. Wine industry veteran, Jim Doehring, ...

The "Cowboy Tuxedo and Cowboy Boots" are packed and the JUCLAS USA team can't wait to see you all at the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association trade show in San Marcos, Texas February 16 - 18 at BOOTH #109.  ...

Dear Winemakers, Laffort USA are pleased to announce we have Ovoclaryl, dried egg albumin back in stock. Due to a change in the Food Safety Inspection Service regulations in 2016, we were unable to import egg whites from French chickens. We ...

Emperador Distillers, a company based in the UK with arms reaching around the globe, came to MPI Label Systems for help with a new product launch. Emperador chose to distill a new product for their line, Vodka produced in the ...

Our Slim B Semi Automatic Barrel cleaner allows the easy roll on of 225, 228, 300 and 500L barrels to the cleaning station. The unit is then able to supply water with a programmed timing through it’s unique washing head. This washing ...

Posting events and specials and not getting many likes or engagements on social media? Wine & spirit brands often ask me how they can make social media useful for their business. This is what I share . . . The biggest eye opener ...

Series of $10,000 Education Grants Announced in Support of University Education and Career Success  Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the launch of the Wine Industry Scholars Program, a ...

La Garde is proud to announce that we are building the new fermentation tanks for The Castello di Amorosa for the harvest 2017. These tanks will make a perfect fit with the Castello magnificent look. They will also be completely insulated.


EDITION: February 20, 2017

The Preliminary California Grape Crush Report released today shows 4,000,790 tons were crushed. The report reveals the overall crush was up 8% from the 2015 harvest, and the average winegrape price was up 14% to $789/ton. A more in depth look shows the standout ...

I’m John Duarte. I’m a farmer in California, and I'm in court fighting the federal government over whether farming is a violation of federal law. They want to fine me $8 million just for plowing my own land. There ...

Results showed better yields, less pesticide use and better wine quality. Up in Napa and Sonoma counties, Mark Seifert of Foley Family Wines saw what he considered “amazing results” from Thermaculture trials conducted at two operations, Sebastiani and Foley Johnson ...

If you live in suburban and rural settings, you most likely see deer coming out of the woodwork towards your grapes and gardens in search of food. Today, there are approximately 30 million white-tailed deer and over 3 million mule deer ...

Cans represent a very small segment of the overall wine category, but it’s growing rapidly, and there are good reasons that key industry players are making moves or at least keeping tabs on it. Wine industry veteran, Jim Doehring ...

Series of $10,000 Education Grants Announced in Support of University Education and Career Success  Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University today announced the launch of the Wine Industry Scholars Program ...

For years, vineyard mapping experts at VineView Scientific Aerial Imaging have been providing leading wine grape growers with invaluable operational data. Their proprietary Calibrated Enhanced Vegetation Index and Leafroll maps have allowed customers to make better ...

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EDITION: February 20, 2017

The beverage industry is known for its exceptional branding and marketing. So it’s no surprise that the demand for eye-catching options for bottles, cans and other beverage containers is continuously on the rise. In terms of decoration technologies, ...

Free Flow Wines, the pioneers of premium wine on tap, announced today an expansion of services to include a wine canning program at their Napa headquarters. The program will launch in April 2017 and provide services for filling 375ml and 250ml ...

Ready for Take-Off! vinSUITE has launched the fastest club software on the market! Get an exclusive sneak peek at this ground-breaking technology that will seriously rocket your wine club. Not only can vinSUITE process an average of 9,000 club orders ...

Time for a shoutout to one of the best design teams in the Northwest! Awdience sets the gold standard for label and packaging design. Elena and Aaron Payne (assisted of course by their new son Marlin) started their Wenatchee-based business ...

We are so excited to announce our big news: we can now print small run, custom boxes! Our four color, massive laser printer can print directly on boxes as quickly as we can feed them through. It's true!  The same ...

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a webinar about the state of the 2017 Wine Industry hosted by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Every year, SVB puts out one of the wine industry’s most authoritative annual reports, with ...

Last week, Walmart announced that they will offer free two day shipping on over 2 million items for orders over $35. This directly undercuts Amazon's Prime offering, where customers pay $99 for the same privilege. What does this mean for wineries? ...

The Preliminary California Grape Crush Report released today shows 4,000,790 tons were crushed. The report reveals the overall crush was up 8% from the 2015 harvest, and the average winegrape price was up 14% to $789/ton. A more in depth look shows the standout ...

Ten years ago, Amcor Flexibles Capsules revolutionized the wine industry with a patented design for a premium wine aluminium closure solution offering convenience, elegance and style. Today, consumers, winemakers and marketers all over the globe are enthusiastically embracing what the ...

Cans represent a very small segment of the overall wine category, but it’s growing rapidly, and there are good reasons that key industry players are making moves or at least keeping tabs on it. Wine industry veteran, Jim Doehring, ...

February 28, 2017 9 - 10 a.m. PT If you are considering a tasting room or have recently opened your tasting room doors,  this webinar is for you!  Join Tammy as she discusses tasting room fundamentals… software, tasting experiences and ...

Knowing what your customers want is part and parcel of making your customers happy and ensuring that they will continue to buy from you. Here are some tips on how to engage your customers: Use Their Names Not only will ...

Online marketplaces - like Amazon and eBay - represent a big opportunity for wineries selling direct-to-consumer. They make up a large percentage of ecommerce sales, they are growing quickly and, most importantly, they allow you to efficiently reach large numbers ...

  CASE STUDY: Using the Microworks POS and Nexternal eCommerce Platform Integration. BEFORE THE INTEGRATION Channing Daughters has been working with Microworks’ wine club and point of sale software for 12 years at their winery location and tasting room. Their ...

Emperador Distillers, a company based in the UK with arms reaching around the globe, came to MPI Label Systems for help with a new product launch. Emperador chose to distill a new product for their line, Vodka produced in the ...

Posting events and specials and not getting many likes or engagements on social media? Wine & spirit brands often ask me how they can make social media useful for their business. This is what I share . . . The biggest eye opener ...

Series of $10,000 Education Grants Announced in Support of University Education and Career Success  Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the launch of the Wine Industry Scholars Program, a ...

What's New, is custom branded just for you. You can purchase the wonderful and original WineSkin with the WineSkin logo readily on the markert, but personalized, custom branded, private label WineSkin with your logo and information, can only be aquired ...

An immediate winery relationship is desired with 49er great Dwight Clark. For the proper winery, a VERY UNIQUE opportunity is available but time is of essence. Please call or email Robert Hemphill (Agent) at (707) 285-2900 or RHemphill@NSDsports.com. This ...


EDITION: February 20, 2017

Visit Emmeti in booth 1111 at USBevX in Washington D. C. February 22 - 24.  http://usbevexpo.com/ Let's talk efficiency and automation for your line: using palletizers, depalletizers, case packers, uncasers, conveyors, accumulation tables and even a machine to automatically dip ...

Free Flow Wines, the pioneers of premium wine on tap, announced today an expansion of services to include a wine canning program at their Napa headquarters. The program will launch in April 2017 and provide services for filling 375ml and 250ml ...

The Model 108RT is the only sweep style depalletizer that runs reverse taper wine bottles, with proprietary features to ensure top bottle stability. With smooth electric operation and soft start, soft stop layer control, this depalletizer will maximize your line ...

ClearWater Tech publishes numerous articles, case studies, and technical papers throughout the year in regard to ozone's use in the winery. Read Janice Cessna's article, "Don't Waste It - Wineries Incorporate Effective, Wastewater Management Practices, in this month's Vineyard & ...

Ready for Take-Off! vinSUITE has launched the fastest club software on the market! Get an exclusive sneak peek at this ground-breaking technology that will seriously rocket your wine club. Not only can vinSUITE process an average of 9,000 club orders ...

There are many reasons to consider rentals instead of purchasing. Here are five that we hear most often from our customers: 1.    They need the equipment for a short period or only several times each year 2.    They ...

It is important to know your label costs! Primera’s Costing Tool takes the guessing out of cost-per-label calculations! Check out the video below to learn more! 

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BPM, one of the largest California-based public accounting and advisory firms, has received Inavero’s 2016 “Best of Accounting™ Award,” an honor less than one percent of all accounting firms in the U.S. and Canada earned ...

We are so excited to announce our big news: we can now print small run, custom boxes! Our four color, massive laser printer can print directly on boxes as quickly as we can feed them through. It's true!  The same ...

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a webinar about the state of the 2017 Wine Industry hosted by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Every year, SVB puts out one of the wine industry’s most authoritative annual reports, with ...

Last week, Walmart announced that they will offer free two day shipping on over 2 million items for orders over $35. This directly undercuts Amazon's Prime offering, where customers pay $99 for the same privilege. What does this mean for wineries? ...

The Preliminary California Grape Crush Report released today shows 4,000,790 tons were crushed. The report reveals the overall crush was up 8% from the 2015 harvest, and the average winegrape price was up 14% to $789/ton. A more in depth look shows the standout ...

Cans represent a very small segment of the overall wine category, but it’s growing rapidly, and there are good reasons that key industry players are making moves or at least keeping tabs on it. Wine industry veteran, Jim Doehring, ...

February 28, 2017 9 - 10 a.m. PT If you are considering a tasting room or have recently opened your tasting room doors,  this webinar is for you!  Join Tammy as she discusses tasting room fundamentals… software, tasting experiences and ...

Knowing what your customers want is part and parcel of making your customers happy and ensuring that they will continue to buy from you. Here are some tips on how to engage your customers: Use Their Names Not only will ...

Online marketplaces - like Amazon and eBay - represent a big opportunity for wineries selling direct-to-consumer. They make up a large percentage of ecommerce sales, they are growing quickly and, most importantly, they allow you to efficiently reach large numbers ...

Dear Winemakers, Laffort USA are pleased to announce we have Ovoclaryl, dried egg albumin back in stock. Due to a change in the Food Safety Inspection Service regulations in 2016, we were unable to import egg whites from French chickens. We ...

  CASE STUDY: Using the Microworks POS and Nexternal eCommerce Platform Integration. BEFORE THE INTEGRATION Channing Daughters has been working with Microworks’ wine club and point of sale software for 12 years at their winery location and tasting room. Their ...

Our Slim B Semi Automatic Barrel cleaner allows the easy roll on of 225, 228, 300 and 500L barrels to the cleaning station. The unit is then able to supply water with a programmed timing through it’s unique washing head. This washing ...

Wineries have always had a romantic appeal to them, but sometimes they can attract the wrong crowd – pigeons. At Mauritson Wines in Healdsburg, CA, a small flock of pigeons tried to take up residence in their crush pad, taking advantage ...

Posting events and specials and not getting many likes or engagements on social media? Wine & spirit brands often ask me how they can make social media useful for their business. This is what I share . . . The biggest eye opener ...

Series of $10,000 Education Grants Announced in Support of University Education and Career Success  Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the launch of the Wine Industry Scholars Program, a ...

For years, vineyard mapping experts at VineView Scientific Aerial Imaging have been providing leading wine grape growers with invaluable operational data. Their proprietary Calibrated Enhanced Vegetation Index and Leafroll maps have allowed customers to make better decisions regarding fertilization, pruning, ...