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EDITION: July 19, 2018

It is still the case that what we don’t know about MLF is a longer list than what we do know. In the mean time – we can speak to the efficacy and economy of our Oeno Cups. With costs ...

A-B-C's Model 70 partition opener/inserter has a dual servo powered partition handling device and no-tools changeover. The twin servos drive the partition indexing/opening and inserting, blending these two independent steps into one harmonious action that ensures gentle handling for ...

It is never too early to think about your filtration needs. We pride ourselves in offering you several filtering options for your specific product. Crossflow Criveller offers a complete line of automatic Crossflows with either Polypropylene (PP) or ...

Miguel Pedroza, assistant professor at Fresno State, left, Hal Huffsmith, industry liaison at Fresno State, and Qun (Kristy) Sun, assistant professor at Fresno State, right, visited ETS at the invitation of ETS co-founder Gordon Burns, second from right. ETS is ...

The addition of tannin early in fermentation or during maceration takes advantage of the unique conditions of this stage of winemaking to provide many benefits.StellarTan F fermentation tannin act as sacrificial tannins to help: Facilitate the extraction and ...

You can see—and smell—the watermelons on the Cocomero label, thanks to the customized way Labeltronix created it. Now, Cocomero’s scratch-n-sniff label is grabbing headlines, along with great reviews, like these: • “One winemaker has found a creative new ...

The Wine bacteria Lalvin VP41, isolated in Valpolicella in Italy, stood out as a highly tolerant strain, which can perform under the most difficult winemaking conditions such as very alcohol as well as low pH. See more here : http://tools....

Commonly found in the must of grapes and released into the wine during the fermentation process Ammonia, is one of the most important compounds found in wine. Especially if ammonia is still found in the wine after the fermentation process. ...

Leading Wine & Cannabis Industry Professionals on Hand to Present Wine Industry Network (WIN) today announced the full line-up of industry experts who will be presenting at the 2018 North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium, to be held on August 2nd ...

Yeast Stimulants for Optimizing Aromatics The new Stimula range provides the most innovative nutrients in the Lallemand portfolio. These 100% yeast autolysates stimulate the yeast by increasing their ability to produce desirable aromatic compounds. They are formulated to supply the ...

Yeast nutrition management is essential to ensure adequate yeast growth, fermentation kinetics, and wine aroma production. A lack of proper nutrition usually results in poor yeast cell growth, sluggish or stuck fermentation, wine microbial spoilage and production of off aromas ...

  Could your wine use more color? UX-520 is red wine that will add color to your blend.     The Process We harvest vinifera wine grapes, in this case 2017 San Joaquin Valley Cabernet, and process them using flash ...

Your brand new California Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti.         Volume 1Issue No. 6 July’s report drills down into the Central Coast, and further, into its constituent areas, analyzing historical production data by varietal, identifying trends and – looking ahead – concerns. ...

  Wine labels don’t have to be expensive to be impactful. Use creativity and ingenuity to find ways to get the look you want at the price you need. It’s a shift in mindset from “...

by Laura Ness There aren’t many of Jed Steele’s contemporaries still making wine. Most have hung up their hoses and gone fishing, or passed on to the great vineyard in the sky. Few have as many stories to ...

Getting ready for harvest? Be sure to arrange for your complementary harvest nutrition consultation with JUCLAS USA Area manager, Guillermo Soto. Soto,a Napa Valley College and UC Davis alumni leads the JUCLAS USA team.  A wine ...

Winemaking Enzymes: Understanding the basics of pectin and pectinases Webinar - August 14th 11:00 am PST            In this presentation we go back to the basics of enzyme chemistry, the role of enzymes in winemaking, ...

The volume of smoke taint reduction (as well as VA reduction) has us all working extended hours in the office and in the field. We apologize if we are slow responding to you. The best way to get an estimate/...

Global Package LLC is proud to announce the Gold Medal win in label and packaging for its customer, Guarachi Wine Partners’ 2016 Tenshen Rosé, at last month’s Central Coast Packaging and Design Competition. The bottle is from ...

  So many lots to rotate – only so many tanks.  Keywords: Fast and Easy GF monitoring for efficient tank management.    20% off on Y350 till August 15th 2018.      Email info@admeo.us or call us at 831 524 0017 for more information. Happy to talk! All ...

We are proud to introduce our latest product toto the market - a 1.5L pre-printed label-ready BIB Box!  Our Vineyard Series features a Red Wine box, a White Wine box, and a Rosé Wine Box.  Check them ...

Do you want people to think your brand is expensive or cheap? What do you want the perceived value of your wine brand to be? A brand is all about people’s perceptions of your company or product. If ...

Cleanliness and sanitation are paramount to making exceptional wine. The leading holistic method for cleaning and sanitizing a cellar or winery is through steam. Steamericas, the US subsidiary of SJE Corporation, has led the pressure and steam washer business for 26 ...

Sitting with friends in Healdsburg in 2015, Roger Snow had an epiphany. Birds were all over the area, when suddenly two red-tailed hawks flew over. Birds darted away, heading for safety. The seed was sown and an idea bloomed. Flying over ...

Santa Rosa, CA. July 6th, 2018:  Over the past year, Maspack Packaging USA has been diligently working with Infinity Bottling to design, manufacture and finally install a complete turn-key solution at the new ‘state of the art’ bottling facility in American ...


EDITION: July 19, 2018

Miguel Pedroza, assistant professor at Fresno State, left, Hal Huffsmith, industry liaison at Fresno State, and Qun (Kristy) Sun, assistant professor at Fresno State, right, visited ETS at the invitation of ETS co-founder Gordon Burns, second from right. ETS is ...

Leading Wine & Cannabis Industry Professionals on Hand to Present Wine Industry Network (WIN) today announced the full line-up of industry experts who will be presenting at the 2018 North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium, to be held on August 2nd ...

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced the completion two additional solar energy installations at The Meadow Club in Fairfax, CA.  The renowned Marin County Golf Course continues to increase the overall sustainability of their 90-acre course with the installation of ...

Your brand new California Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti.         Volume 1Issue No. 6 July’s report drills down into the Central Coast, and further, into its constituent areas, analyzing historical production data by varietal, identifying trends and – looking ahead – concerns. ...

by Laura Ness There aren’t many of Jed Steele’s contemporaries still making wine. Most have hung up their hoses and gone fishing, or passed on to the great vineyard in the sky. Few have as many stories to ...

As July flies by, many of us on the North Coast have begun to irrigate, or will soon start the schedule. The timetable is calculated and undoubtedly, questions arise. Was pump x turned on/off? How long did Block x ...

There are several options available with our EarthBind® Products for road and aggregate stabilization, dust abatement and alternative paving. TOPICAL DUST ABATEMENT APPLICATION Apply a topical application for aggregate roads to control dust from equipment and fugitive dust. SHALLOW AND ...

Sitting with friends in Healdsburg in 2015, Roger Snow had an epiphany. Birds were all over the area, when suddenly two red-tailed hawks flew over. Birds darted away, heading for safety. The seed was sown and an idea bloomed. Flying over ...


EDITION: July 19, 2018

Whether it's social media, email notifications, or even blog posts, we all get distracted. Eliminating those distractions and getting back on track takes mindfulness and, most importantly, practice. Our Marketing Analyst, Nick Azevedo, shares his perspective on how to stay ...

You can see—and smell—the watermelons on the Cocomero label, thanks to the customized way Labeltronix created it. Now, Cocomero’s scratch-n-sniff label is grabbing headlines, along with great reviews, like these: • “One winemaker has found a creative new ...

Leading Wine & Cannabis Industry Professionals on Hand to Present Wine Industry Network (WIN) today announced the full line-up of industry experts who will be presenting at the 2018 North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium, to be held on August 2nd ...

Available in 2-3 person (48"x60") and 4-6 person (68" x 82") sizes, the patented Mega Mat can be customized with your logo in fourteen vibrant colorways for a 12-piece minimum. $14.50 for small and $22.00 for large. This All-Season Activity Mat is ...

  Could your wine use more color? UX-520 is red wine that will add color to your blend.     The Process We harvest vinifera wine grapes, in this case 2017 San Joaquin Valley Cabernet, and process them using flash ...

Integration optimizes CRM to provide greater hospitality, improve efficiencies, reduce no-shows and increase sales. NAPA, California, July 11, 2018 – WineDirect and Tock today announce an exclusive partnership to fully integrate their innovative software systems to improve hospitality and sales at wineries throughout ...

Your brand new California Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti.         Volume 1Issue No. 6 July’s report drills down into the Central Coast, and further, into its constituent areas, analyzing historical production data by varietal, identifying trends and – looking ahead – concerns. ...

  Wine labels don’t have to be expensive to be impactful. Use creativity and ingenuity to find ways to get the look you want at the price you need. It’s a shift in mindset from “...

by Laura Ness There aren’t many of Jed Steele’s contemporaries still making wine. Most have hung up their hoses and gone fishing, or passed on to the great vineyard in the sky. Few have as many stories to ...

Next Tuesday - Virtual Training: 'Build & Strengthen Your Tasting Room Dream Team!' CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Please note: Attendance is limited to 10

Last week’s blog talked about the different categories that wine may fall into both by price and quality. The next few blogs are going to focus on what it takes to produce higher price, higher quality wines. Today ...

Global Package LLC is proud to announce the Gold Medal win in label and packaging for its customer, Guarachi Wine Partners’ 2016 Tenshen Rosé, at last month’s Central Coast Packaging and Design Competition. The bottle is from ...

We are now full bore into the summer season! Many visitors are frequenting all wineries around the country! Dress up your quality wines with our unique, yet very attractive and easy to assemble wine gift boxes. All boxes store ...

Do you want people to think your brand is expensive or cheap? What do you want the perceived value of your wine brand to be? A brand is all about people’s perceptions of your company or product. If ...

You have planned your strategy, forecasted your budget, and implemented best practices for your tasting room staff. Faithfully every month you prepare your reports and gage progress against P&L to present to the upper management or ownership. You ...

While push marketing remains an essential component of any customer acquisition or retention program, pull marketing has become even more so. Often, consumers have already done much, if not the majority, of their research before reaching out to a salesperson. ...

Key Takeaways: What trade buyers are really looking for The presentation deck every sales associate should have How to make real wine shoppers work to your advantage Today’s wine market has never been more competitive. When your sales ...

Every winery puts so much work into each vintage, and the package, that they should not slip up with weak product shots.  Use these images for your website and online store, in sales materials, or to support media queries. &...

At Thunderbird Plastics, we work hard to keep the best communication with our existing and potential customers. We are currently preparing our new website and will soon announce the unveiling! Interact with us on social media, and let us know ...


EDITION: July 19, 2018

Your brand new California Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti. Volume 1Issue No. 6 July’s report drills down into the Central Coast, and further, into its constituent areas, analyzing historical production data by varietal, identifying trends and ...

It is never too early to think about your filtration needs. We pride ourselves in offering you several filtering options for your specific product. Crossflow Criveller offers a complete line of automatic Crossflows with either Polypropylene (PP) or ...

Miguel Pedroza, assistant professor at Fresno State, left, Hal Huffsmith, industry liaison at Fresno State, and Qun (Kristy) Sun, assistant professor at Fresno State, right, visited ETS at the invitation of ETS co-founder Gordon Burns, second from right. ETS is ...

Could your wine use more color? UX-520 is red wine that will add color to your blend. The Process We harvest vinifera wine grapes, in this case 2017 San Joaquin Valley Cabernet, and process them using flash ...

Integration optimizes CRM to provide greater hospitality, improve efficiencies, reduce no-shows and increase sales. NAPA, California, July 11, 2018 – WineDirect and ...

You have planned your strategy, forecasted your budget, and implemented best practices for your tasting room staff. Faithfully every month you prepare your reports and gage progress against P&L to present to the upper management or ownership. You ...

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced the completion two additional solar energy installations at The Meadow Club in Fairfax, CA.  The renowned Marin County Golf Course continues to increase the overall ...

A-B-C's Model 70 partition opener/inserter has a dual servo powered partition handling device and no-tools changeover. The twin servos drive the partition indexing/opening and inserting, blending these two independent steps into one harmonious action that ensures ...

There aren’t many of Jed Steele’s contemporaries still making wine. Most have hung up their hoses and gone fishing, or passed on to the great vineyard in the sky. Few have as many stories to ...

Leading Wine & Cannabis Industry Professionals on Hand to Present Wine Industry Network (WIN) today announced the full line-up of industry experts who will be presenting at the 2018 North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium, to be held on August 2nd ...

Next Tuesday - Virtual Training: 'Build & Strengthen Your Tasting Room Dream Team!' CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Please note ...

Getting ready for harvest? Be sure to arrange for your complementary harvest nutrition consultation with JUCLAS USA Area manager, Guillermo Soto. Soto,a Napa Valley College and UC Davis alumni leads the JUCLAS USA team.  A wine ...

Key Takeaways: What trade buyers are really looking for The presentation deck every sales associate should have How to make real wine shoppers work to your advantage Today’s wine market has never been more competitive. When your sales ...

Last week’s blog talked about the different categories that wine may fall into both by price and quality. The next few blogs are going to focus on what it takes to produce higher price, higher quality wines. Today ...

As July flies by, many of us on the North Coast have begun to irrigate, or will soon start the schedule. The timetable is calculated and undoubtedly, questions arise. Was pump x turned on/off? How long did ...

Mitroff Consulting & Associates has been retained to conduct a search for the Winery Accountant/Office Manager. This is a newly created position. Since the early 1970’s, they have been winegrowing ultra-premium wine grapes in ...

Winemaking Enzymes: Understanding the basics of pectin and pectinases Webinar - August 14th 11:00 am PST. In this presentation we go back to the basics of enzyme chemistry, the role of enzymes in ...

There are several options available with our EarthBind® Products for road and aggregate stabilization, dust abatement and alternative paving. TOPICAL DUST ABATEMENT APPLICATION Apply a topical application for aggregate roads to control dust from ...

Do you want people to think your brand is expensive or cheap? What do you want the perceived value of your wine brand to be? A brand is all about people’s perceptions of your company or product. If ...