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EDITION: May 25, 2017

The Vintrace UGM and Training Workshop will be held on May 19, 2017 from 9am - 1pm at the SpringHill Suites Napa Valley. Spend half a day with the vintrace crew in Napa, California for our annual user group meeting and training ...

European Coopers is one of Hungary's three principal cooperages and is proud of European Coopersremaining independent since its establishment two decades ago. After opening its markets and becoming part of the EU in 2004, there has been a resurgence in demand ...

A-B-C’s Model 236 case sealer is designed to deliver value and performance to 15-25 cpm lines. “Responding to customer requests, we designed this case sealer to bring A-B-C’s high end performance to midrange packaging lines at ...

Come see Cipriani Harrison Valves at Chicago's PROCESS EXPO September 19 - 22, 2017 at booth #2227 for all of your winery needs! Produced by FPSA, PROCESS EXPO is the nation’s largest trade show dedicated to bringing the latest technology and integrated solutions ...

Living intensely, the great promise of the modern world… Discover the teaser of our 2018 stylebook produced in collaboration with the Carlin trends agency. Delve into Arty Zen, Exploration 2.0 and Carpe Diem, the three flagship trends for 2018 that have inspired us ...

Philip Goodband, MW began working with Agrothermal Systems® in 2013. It was clear he could provide an impeccable expertise to evaluate what if anything Thermaculture® treatment services can provide towards wine quality.  Since 2013, Philip has blind taste tested over 50 different wines ...

NO.1 CO-INOCULATION Co-inoculation is the practice of inoculating selected wine bacteria at the beginning of the winemaking process shortly after yeast inoculation, usually 24 to 48 hours after yeast inoculation. This technique is advantageous because not only will it secure the malolactic ...

While Acetic Acid is essential in the early stages of the wine making process and is a key indicator of wine quality, levels of acetic acid need to be closely monitored during the fermentation process as a high percentage found ...

With thousands of own label brands already on shelf, it is hard to make a difference or stand out with a new one. Here are our Top 10 tips to make sure your next private label is a success. 1. WHAT IS ...

Judd’s Hill Cuts Tank Cleaning Water Use by 66 Percent It’s hard to imagine getting fired up about tank and bottling line cleaning. But Eric Lyman, winemaker for Judd’s Hill, is genuinely excited about a ...

Harvest 2017: Tips, Strategies, and Tools for a Successful Crush   June 1, 10am – Lodi, CA June 14, 1pm – Paso Robles, CA June 15, 10am – Santa Maria, CA June 20, 10am – Temecula, CA June 22, 10am – Windsor, CA  Any ...

We are extremely excited to bring you our newest The Winemaker's Database software: Scion! Production of our new software is in full swing and we can't wait to show you the groundbreaking features of our program. We can get your ...

Bernard Gillery, Founder and Chairman of Eurodia Industrie of France, and one of the originators in the development of the Electrodialysis processes for Tartrate Stabilization, was in Napa last week for the first OENODIA GLOBAL CONFERENCE (May 14-17). OENODIA, the ...

A Europe-wide frost episode towards the end of April touched most if not all growing regions of France and some northern growing areas of Spain and Italy. Read this month’s Ciatti report to find out how the downward revisions ...

By Allison Levine The wine industry has traditionally been a male-dominated industry that has followed a patriarchal line from generation to generation. But women have been working in wine throughout history. They run the business, work in the lab, are ...

FERMENTATION NUTRIENTS from  ENOLOGICA VASON for use during HARVEST and REFERMENTATIONS Enologica VASON has a wide range of nutrients designed to be used at the rehydration, fermentation and reactivation stages of any fermentation as well as in re-ferments.  Moreover Enologica ...

A number of growers have found black vascular streakings in their bench grafts destined for new planting. When they sent in samples to the laboratory, th black streakings were tested positive for Phaeomoniella, Phaeoacremonium and/or Cylindrocarpon by PCR anaysis. ...

While conventional wisdom holds that customization is only for wineries producing 10,000 or more cases, Erica Harrop of Global Package LLC, recently opposed that perception: “Forget the belief that you can’t customize a bottle for a run of ...

May 18, 2017—Benicia, CA—Cork Supply USA is pleased to announce that Drew Wolfe has joined their team as Strategic Accounts Consultant. He will be working with the company’s three sales divisions—Closures; Capsules; and Oak (Tonnellerie Ô barrels and Creative ...

Damien Laurent opens the doors of his winery, Château L'Escart, and explains his use of Apollo and ECO in France and Chile.   

If you are producing a vintage that is in demand in the bulk market, then use these strategies to become a bulk wine supplier. It may not mean that your profits will soar, but your marketing sources will diversify. It ...

Did you know email marketing is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter? Given all the different ways to interact with your customers online it can be easy to neglect email marketing. Yet not only are ...

After successfully launching on Monday the first Sparkling Tour, Oenofrance doubles down and invites you to attend our Diwine Tour 2.0/ Pre-Harvest Seminar. During this 4 hour seminar, Oenofrance’s R&D Director Céline Sparrow will present you ...

Today, May 23,  the Trump Administration released their Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget Request. This document outlines the Administration's budget priorities for the next fiscal year. The document is non-binding and is no more than a suggestion to Congress for spending priorities. ...

Professors of Business and Entrepreneurship Honored by Western Casewriters Association with “Best Case Award”   Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Dr. Armand Gilinsky, ...

Napa, CA – May 16, 2017 – Unionpack, a leading provider of screw caps and polylam capsules in the wine and spirits industry is giving back to the community. Working with NVUSD’s Specialized Vocational Services program, American Canyon based Unionpack is providing meaningful, ...

Warehouse Inventory Manager, P/T Tasting Room Assistant, Accounting Manager, Vineyard Manager, Northeast Technical Sales Representative, Site Coordinator, Tasting Room Associate, Tasting Room Manager, Wholesale/Compliance/Admin Assistant ...  

It's not just you, and it's not just rosé – Americans are drinking more and more wine these days. While the amount of wine Americans drink on the whole has continued to increase year over year, millennials are consuming the most. ...


EDITION: May 25, 2017

The Vintrace UGM and Training Workshop will be held on May 19, 2017 from 9am - 1pm at the SpringHill Suites Napa Valley. Spend half a day with the vintrace crew in Napa, California for our annual user group meeting and training ...

GrayHawk Imaging announced today an expansion of its archival NDVI imaging flights that have covered the Napa Ag Area and most of  Sonoma Valley for a number of years. The new season will now include the North Coast, Anderson Valley, ...

Philip Goodband, MW began working with Agrothermal Systems® in 2013. It was clear he could provide an impeccable expertise to evaluate what if anything Thermaculture® treatment services can provide towards wine quality.  Since 2013, Philip has blind taste tested over 50 different wines ...

We are extremely excited to bring you our newest The Winemaker's Database software: Scion! Production of our new software is in full swing and we can't wait to show you the groundbreaking features of our program. We can get your ...

With recent mergers and vineyard purchases catching the wine industry’s attention, it is easy to overlook that the highest percentage of wineries are family owned. Moreover, according to Wines and Vines 2017 Industry Analytics, of the 9,091 bonded wineries in ...

A Europe-wide frost episode towards the end of April touched most if not all growing regions of France and some northern growing areas of Spain and Italy. Read this month’s Ciatti report to find out how the downward revisions ...

By Allison Levine The wine industry has traditionally been a male-dominated industry that has followed a patriarchal line from generation to generation. But women have been working in wine throughout history. They run the business, work in the lab, are ...

This winter was the wettest on record. I've had some growers ask me or joke "so we won't need to irrigate this year, right!?". Well, as most of you probably know, that is not the case at all. There is ...

A number of growers have found black vascular streakings in their bench grafts destined for new planting. When they sent in samples to the laboratory, th black streakings were tested positive for Phaeomoniella, Phaeoacremonium and/or Cylindrocarpon by PCR anaysis. ...

If you are producing a vintage that is in demand in the bulk market, then use these strategies to become a bulk wine supplier. It may not mean that your profits will soar, but your marketing sources will diversify. It ...

Today, May 23,  the Trump Administration released their Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget Request. This document outlines the Administration's budget priorities for the next fiscal year. The document is non-binding and is no more than a suggestion to Congress for spending priorities. ...

Professors of Business and Entrepreneurship Honored by Western Casewriters Association with “Best Case Award”   Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Dr. Armand Gilinsky, ...

... but were afraid to ask! Greetings! This is the first in a four-part series on the use of cutting-edge research, digital imaging technology, autonomous aeronautics, geographic information systems, and positioning technology as a force-multiplier for the talents of the modern ...

Warehouse Inventory Manager, P/T Tasting Room Assistant, Accounting Manager, Vineyard Manager, Northeast Technical Sales Representative, Site Coordinator, Tasting Room Associate, Tasting Room Manager, Wholesale/Compliance/Admin Assistant ...  


EDITION: May 25, 2017

Summertime Libation Celebration: Hot Sale on Custom Glassware for Wine, Beer, Cider & Spirits!   

Living intensely, the great promise of the modern world… Discover the teaser of our 2018 stylebook produced in collaboration with the Carlin trends agency. Delve into Arty Zen, Exploration 2.0 and Carpe Diem, the three flagship trends for 2018 that have inspired us ...

It's one thing to get members, but keeping them is on a whole different playing field. The clubs that are having the most success know how to utilize management software to retain their club members. Download the FREE White Paper Now!

With thousands of own label brands already on shelf, it is hard to make a difference or stand out with a new one. Here are our Top 10 tips to make sure your next private label is a success. 1. WHAT IS ...

Retailers have known for decades that packaging represents an important touchpoint with consumers. This has lead to an entire field of package design, which has kept a massive army of designers and engineers employed and making ever-more-interesting boxes and displays. ...

Each year, the teams at Silicon Valley Bank and Wine Business Monthly conduct a survey of the direct-to-consumer (DTC) wine industry and the results for 2017 are in. Here are five takeaways we got from watching their videocast. >>...

A Europe-wide frost episode towards the end of April touched most if not all growing regions of France and some northern growing areas of Spain and Italy. Read this month’s Ciatti report to find out how the downward revisions ...

By Allison Levine The wine industry has traditionally been a male-dominated industry that has followed a patriarchal line from generation to generation. But women have been working in wine throughout history. They run the business, work in the lab, are ...

"Elevating the Guest Experience: A Case Study" May 25th | 9 - 10am (PT) Does an elevated guest experience lead to greater sales and loyal club members? Join two industry leaders as they share their guest experience and how they measure success! ...

There are lots of ways to encourage customers to buy. When considering various avenues to promote sales, there are a few things you need to think about. There is always a cost involved with any option to promotion your business. ...

Join Industry Experts with Tips and Tools to Skyrocket Your DTC Program When: May 4th, 2017   |   9am-Noon Where: Durant Vineyards 5510 NE Breyman Orchards Rd. Dayton, OR 97114 Space limited please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dtc-expert-tips-and-tools-for-success-tickets-1234810351 Presenters: Lesly Berglund- Wise Academy- ...

Last week, our team had a great time on the road visiting the Willamette Valley and Walla Walla with our DTC Roadshows. In each location, we invited a few clients to participate in a DTC Panel where we discussed trends ...

While conventional wisdom holds that customization is only for wineries producing 10,000 or more cases, Erica Harrop of Global Package LLC, recently opposed that perception: “Forget the belief that you can’t customize a bottle for a run of ...

Mercantile 12's best-selling Market Totesare perfect for wine country. Featuring two interior pockets for holding wine bottles, they're great from the tasting room to the farmers market. Customizable, popular, and utilitarian, Market Totes are an awesome wine country gift at ...

If you are producing a vintage that is in demand in the bulk market, then use these strategies to become a bulk wine supplier. It may not mean that your profits will soar, but your marketing sources will diversify. It ...

Did you know email marketing is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter? Given all the different ways to interact with your customers online it can be easy to neglect email marketing. Yet not only are ...

      Napa., CA:  May 15, 2017 – Virtual Vines releases THE V FILES ™, a monthly expose' based on wineries performance in the tasting room.  The monthly column, similar to a restaurant ...

Today, May 23,  the Trump Administration released their Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget Request. This document outlines the Administration's budget priorities for the next fiscal year. The document is non-binding and is no more than a suggestion to Congress for spending priorities. ...

Professors of Business and Entrepreneurship Honored by Western Casewriters Association with “Best Case Award”   Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Dr. Armand Gilinsky, ...

Napa, CA – May 16, 2017 – Unionpack, a leading provider of screw caps and polylam capsules in the wine and spirits industry is giving back to the community. Working with NVUSD’s Specialized Vocational Services program, American Canyon based Unionpack is providing meaningful, ...

When we think about adding color to marketing pieces, we often think about photos, charts, and graphs. But color can be added in many other ways, as well. These include highlight text, brightly colored banners, borders, and backgrounds, and symbols ...

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to have 49er Dwight Clark autograph your wine bottles. Use your existing labels or create one with Dwight's likeness. This is a great way to sell your wine and offer your customers and wine ...

Warehouse Inventory Manager, P/T Tasting Room Assistant, Accounting Manager, Vineyard Manager, Northeast Technical Sales Representative, Site Coordinator, Tasting Room Associate, Tasting Room Manager, Wholesale/Compliance/Admin Assistant ...  

Activated Sales Management ASM exists because of the disconnect between producers and distributors. The “best in class” product is not always the “best in sales” for that class “Best in sales” is defined as creating the most revenue while shipping ...

It's not just you, and it's not just rosé – Americans are drinking more and more wine these days. While the amount of wine Americans drink on the whole has continued to increase year over year, millennials are consuming the most. ...


EDITION: May 25, 2017

The Vintrace UGM and Training Workshop will be held on May 19, 2017 from 9am - 1pm at the SpringHill Suites Napa Valley. Spend half a day with the vintrace crew in Napa, California for our annual user group meeting and training ...

A-B-C’s Model 236 case sealer is designed to deliver value and performance to 15-25 cpm lines. “Responding to customer requests, we designed this case sealer to bring A-B-C’s high end performance to midrange packaging lines at ...

GrayHawk Imaging announced today an expansion of its archival NDVI imaging flights that have covered the Napa Ag Area and most of  Sonoma Valley for a number of years. The new season will now include the North Coast, Anderson Valley, ...

Living intensely, the great promise of the modern world… Discover the teaser of our 2018 stylebook produced in collaboration with the Carlin trends agency. Delve into Arty Zen, Exploration 2.0 and Carpe Diem, the three flagship trends for 2018 that have inspired us ...

It's one thing to get members, but keeping them is on a whole different playing field. The clubs that are having the most success know how to utilize management software to retain their club members. Download the FREE White Paper Now!

Retailers have known for decades that packaging represents an important touchpoint with consumers. This has lead to an entire field of package design, which has kept a massive army of designers and engineers employed and making ever-more-interesting boxes and displays. ...

We are extremely excited to bring you our newest The Winemaker's Database software: Scion! Production of our new software is in full swing and we can't wait to show you the groundbreaking features of our program. We can get your ...

Bernard Gillery, Founder and Chairman of Eurodia Industrie of France, and one of the originators in the development of the Electrodialysis processes for Tartrate Stabilization, was in Napa last week for the first OENODIA GLOBAL CONFERENCE (May 14-17). OENODIA, the ...

Each year, the teams at Silicon Valley Bank and Wine Business Monthly conduct a survey of the direct-to-consumer (DTC) wine industry and the results for 2017 are in. Here are five takeaways we got from watching their videocast. >>...

With recent mergers and vineyard purchases catching the wine industry’s attention, it is easy to overlook that the highest percentage of wineries are family owned. Moreover, according to Wines and Vines 2017 Industry Analytics, of the 9,091 bonded wineries in ...

A Europe-wide frost episode towards the end of April touched most if not all growing regions of France and some northern growing areas of Spain and Italy. Read this month’s Ciatti report to find out how the downward revisions ...

By Allison Levine The wine industry has traditionally been a male-dominated industry that has followed a patriarchal line from generation to generation. But women have been working in wine throughout history. They run the business, work in the lab, are ...

"Elevating the Guest Experience: A Case Study" May 25th | 9 - 10am (PT) Does an elevated guest experience lead to greater sales and loyal club members? Join two industry leaders as they share their guest experience and how they measure success! ...

There are lots of ways to encourage customers to buy. When considering various avenues to promote sales, there are a few things you need to think about. There is always a cost involved with any option to promotion your business. ...

This winter was the wettest on record. I've had some growers ask me or joke "so we won't need to irrigate this year, right!?". Well, as most of you probably know, that is not the case at all. There is ...

Join Industry Experts with Tips and Tools to Skyrocket Your DTC Program When: May 4th, 2017   |   9am-Noon Where: Durant Vineyards 5510 NE Breyman Orchards Rd. Dayton, OR 97114 Space limited please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dtc-expert-tips-and-tools-for-success-tickets-1234810351 Presenters: Lesly Berglund- Wise Academy- ...

Mitroff Consulting & Associates is pleased to announce we have been selected by M.A. Silva USA to conduct a search for the Commercial Vice President. M.A. Silva is the leading and award winning manufacture of the finest premium ...

Last week, our team had a great time on the road visiting the Willamette Valley and Walla Walla with our DTC Roadshows. In each location, we invited a few clients to participate in a DTC Panel where we discussed trends ...

On May 17, 2017, SVB's Wine Division hosted a live videocast discussion of trends in direct-to-consumer wine sales focused on growth trends and strategies. The discussion was led by Rob McMillan, Founder of SVB's wine practice, and featured industry experts Liz Mercer, ...

A number of growers have found black vascular streakings in their bench grafts destined for new planting. When they sent in samples to the laboratory, th black streakings were tested positive for Phaeomoniella, Phaeoacremonium and/or Cylindrocarpon by PCR anaysis. ...

SALES EXECUTIVE – WINE SEGMENT      Recruiting Associates Network is partnering with Amcor in the recruitment for a well connected Sales Executive who will be responsible for promoting Amcor’s capsule and closure product range, increasing ...

VANTREO Insurance Brokerage announces 120 wineries have now joined in an insurance program sponsored by Sonoma County Vintner's Association, along with seven other winery and agriculture associations. The program provides members a free consultative policy audit, training and seminars, risk management ...

If you are producing a vintage that is in demand in the bulk market, then use these strategies to become a bulk wine supplier. It may not mean that your profits will soar, but your marketing sources will diversify. It ...

Did you know email marketing is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter? Given all the different ways to interact with your customers online it can be easy to neglect email marketing. Yet not only are ...

      Napa., CA:  May 15, 2017 – Virtual Vines releases THE V FILES ™, a monthly expose' based on wineries performance in the tasting room.  The monthly column, similar to a restaurant ...

Today, May 23,  the Trump Administration released their Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Budget Request. This document outlines the Administration's budget priorities for the next fiscal year. The document is non-binding and is no more than a suggestion to Congress for spending priorities. ...

Professors of Business and Entrepreneurship Honored by Western Casewriters Association with “Best Case Award”   Rohnert Park, California – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced that Dr. Armand Gilinsky, ...

Napa, CA – May 16, 2017 – Unionpack, a leading provider of screw caps and polylam capsules in the wine and spirits industry is giving back to the community. Working with NVUSD’s Specialized Vocational Services program, American Canyon based Unionpack is providing meaningful, ...

... but were afraid to ask! Greetings! This is the first in a four-part series on the use of cutting-edge research, digital imaging technology, autonomous aeronautics, geographic information systems, and positioning technology as a force-multiplier for the talents of the modern ...

Warehouse Inventory Manager, P/T Tasting Room Assistant, Accounting Manager, Vineyard Manager, Northeast Technical Sales Representative, Site Coordinator, Tasting Room Associate, Tasting Room Manager, Wholesale/Compliance/Admin Assistant ...  

Sierra View recently completed construction of a 14,300 SF event center in Roseville, CA. The facility is between the Roseville Galleria and Hyatt hotel on conference center drive and has six rental spaces, the main hall, two conference rooms, wedding suites, ...