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EDITION: November 16, 2017

We've had experiences in the past with grapes affected by the smoke and a good way to remove the taint is an addition of an adsorbing media that can work as a "spunge" for the molecula responsable of the smell. ...

Winemakers give special attention to the color and flavor of their wines. Filtering wine is an important step in the final stages of winemaking to ensure a microbially stable and flavorful product. ATP Group offers Eaton’s BECO MEMBRAN ...

With just a few weeks left until the 2017 North Coast Wine Industry Expo, we are busy finalizing our preparations for the show. We hope that you will come visit us at Booth # 301 on November 30th at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds....

By Patrick Baker After all the harvest scheduling, logistics, and chaos come to completion with fruit nice and safely tucked into the nooks and crannies of wineries, the real winemaking magic happens. If you were in or near the California ...

Come see Bouchard Cooperages at the WIN Expo on November 30th. Stop by our booth's #205, #304, #203, and #302 for 2 Amazing Expo Deals available only at the WIN Expo.  15% discount for any custom made Italian Montecchio Terracotta amphorae placed at WINEXPO 2017.  Fattoria Montecchio ...

Join us - eat, drink and be merry for a cause. In partnership with Free Flow Wines, Luna Vineyards is hosting a Napa wildfire relief benefit to support those who were affected by the tragic fires of California Wine Country. 100% ...

GEM Rosé, Maison du Sud JeanJean La Maison du Sud JeanJean was instantly won over by the SERAC bottle designed by Leslie DABIN, prizewinner of the 2016 Verallia Design Awards, to show off its GEM rosé wine. GEM takes ...

Criveller will be at the North Coast Wine Industry Expo Thursday November 30th!  Come visit us at Booth 102 and see our new roller sorter!

Fall into the trend this season with 375ml Splits! According to an article in The Bay Area Mercury News, both consumers and restaurants love half bottles and wish more wineries offered them. From Cab to Pinot to Sav Blanc to ...

New Zealand based EIT Analysis Validates Wine Chemistry Benefits of Thermaculture®.     Dateline: November 6, 2017-Napa, CA: During the 2016/17 season in New Zealand, trials were conducted by Agrothermal Systems® at Villa Maria Estates in Hawkes Bay. Two blocks of Merlot grapes were ...

Bucher Vaslin Reverse Osmosis (RO) Systems for Removing Off Flavors  Bucher Vaslin RO systems are made specifically for the wine industry to give winemakers options during production. In addition to juice concentration and alcohol adjustment; RO can be used ...

Fires & Acquisition Impact on the North Coast Grape Market - What Will it Mean? 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’...

R.F. MacDonald Co. will be at the WIN Expo Thursday, Nov. 30. RFM’s uniquely fabricated wine pump carts are a best seller in Sonoma County. Stop by Booth #240 for cutaways and giveaways.

Scott Laboratories now offers digital printing on any of the 8 stock colors of our ScottCap screw caps, available on orders as few as 1,000 caps. ScottCap offers a variety of stock and custom colors, decorated caps, and digital printing at very ...

Market Update November 1, 2017 | Telephone: 415.209.9463 In this issue Our Perspective on the Fires | California + International Market Update Crop Contest 2017 | Financial Benchmarking Survey: Executive Summary Turrentine On The Road | Market Opportunities    Our Perspective on the Fires The North Coast fires have been ...

TIME TO MAKE SOME BUBBLES – BASE WINE PREPARATION AND FOAM QUALITY Before starting second fermentation, a base wine needs to be prepared: 1.      Stabilization of Base Wine Protein stability: Vinquiry Laboratories by Enartis USA ...

December dates are going, going, almost gone! Boost your Holiday Sales with a Private Label Sparkling Wine program. Total shipments of sparkling wine and champagne to the U.S. reached 25.6 million cases in 2016. Up 14% from the previous year, the category ...

Looking for an innovative label solution or value-engineering for your brand? Visit booth #127 and meet the label experts who can show you how!  See you at the WIN Expo Thursday, November 30th!

Five wine businesses awarded WINnovation Awards Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and ...

Currently in stock JUCLAS USA 2-4 membrane crossflow units AND 6-10 membrane crossflow units are on immediate discount for sales closed by December 15, 2017.  JUCLAS USA is offering discounts up to 40% off to move through our remaining ...

Watch interviews/testimonies from current customers using our WECO Wine Grapetek Sorter in Napa Valley, CA. 

As we've written recently, this is not a repeat of 2008. The exposure this year has been shorter and later. Nonetheless, in select cases the exposure has been intense enough to cause mild to very mild smoke taint results based on ...

Carlsen & Associates will be attending the North Coast Wine Industry Expo Trade Show & Conference on November 30th. Stop by Booth #225 & #324 in Grace Pavillion for information on Winery Equipment, Fittings and Service. 

SANTA ROSA, CA – Premium Wine Storage, a Santa Rosa-based bulk wine storage provider, flipped the switch on a new 131.4kW solar power plant at their Airport Boulevard facility. Santa Rosa-based electrical contractor McDonell Electric, Inc. was selected to ...

Global Package announced it will be exhibiting in Booth #230 in the Grace Pavilion at the 6th Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo (@WINexpo). The trade show and conference will be held on Thursday, November 30th in two buildings, the Varallia (...

Enzymatic testing is widely used in winery laboratories to measure many key analytes throughout the winemaking process. A manual spectrophotometer is the lowest cost option for starting to measure wine enzymatically, and this is where many wineries start. However, manual ...

Number of Barrels in the Wine Cellar: Around 15,000 How did you get into the wine business? Before getting into the wine business, I worked in several business sectors, but I lived in Rioja, Spain’s main wine-growing region, so I ...

Topic Description 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’ve also just experienced some of the worst fires in our region’s history ...

To be a real success a wine brand has to be bought by consumers, be it on a supermarket shelf or a restaurant wine list. The London Wine Competition is being launched to identify and reward those brands and products ...

Your tasting room is the silent ambassador of your brand. How is your tasting room telling your brand story? Earlier this year I spent a week in Napa, CA and wanted to share these great wine branding ideas that I ...

Join us in supporting those that were affected by the California wildfires and get free access to the latest products and services from over 300 of the industry’s best national suppliers and service professionals. We’re attending the WINExpo at ...

Napa Valley, November 10, 2017--WineAmerica, the National Organization of American Wineries, showed its support for the northern California wine industry with a “Winery Solidarity Tour” of several wineries, and also announced the organization’s future leadership, during its Fall Retreat in ...

Assistant Wine Maker, Warehouse Coordinator, Wine Conferences Manager, Entry Level Winemaker, Maintenance Mechanic, Digital Communications Manager, Production Artist ...

LittoZym Sur lies is a highly active enzyme for optimized yeast lysis. LittoZym Sur lies promotes the degradation of fine lees by cell wall perforation. This in turn causes liberation of mannoproteins from the cell wall to be accelerated. In ...

Residents and vineyards who suffered devastating losses in the North Bay fires face a long road to recovery. The good news is Glopak is standing with you.As a Napa based business, Glopak and its employees are putting forward a ...

It's no secret that busy consumers like to enjoy their snacks, meals, and beverages while on the go. Now you can offer wine drinkers a way take a glass of their favorite vino, and even a snack or two, ...


EDITION: November 16, 2017

By Patrick Baker After all the harvest scheduling, logistics, and chaos come to completion with fruit nice and safely tucked into the nooks and crannies of wineries, the real winemaking magic happens. If you were in or near the California ...

New Zealand based EIT Analysis Validates Wine Chemistry Benefits of Thermaculture®.     Dateline: November 6, 2017-Napa, CA: During the 2016/17 season in New Zealand, trials were conducted by Agrothermal Systems® at Villa Maria Estates in Hawkes Bay. Two blocks of Merlot grapes were ...

Fires & Acquisition Impact on the North Coast Grape Market - What Will it Mean? 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’...

Market Update November 1, 2017 | Telephone: 415.209.9463 In this issue Our Perspective on the Fires | California + International Market Update Crop Contest 2017 | Financial Benchmarking Survey: Executive Summary Turrentine On The Road | Market Opportunities    Our Perspective on the Fires The North Coast fires have been ...

Clark Pest Control is excited to be exhibiting at this year's North Coast Wine Industry Trade Show and Conference. Make sure to stop by our Booth #528 in Hall of Flowers!  

No one has more respect for Mother Nature than farmers. In Sonoma County alone, with close to 60,000 acres under vine, almost 70 percent are insured against any number of the vagaries that can occur– and there is a reason for that. ...

Five wine businesses awarded WINnovation Awards Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and ...

Low-cost weather and soil moisture monitoring with EnviroMonitor We've been looking for an affordable telemetry solution for soil moisture monitoring. We have found it!  The Davis Enviromonitor system is your simple, reliable and inexpensive tool for crop monitoring. Mesh network ...

Topic Description 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’ve also just experienced some of the worst fires in our region’s history ...

To be a real success a wine brand has to be bought by consumers, be it on a supermarket shelf or a restaurant wine list. The London Wine Competition is being launched to identify and reward those brands and products ...

Napa Valley, November 10, 2017--WineAmerica, the National Organization of American Wineries, showed its support for the northern California wine industry with a “Winery Solidarity Tour” of several wineries, and also announced the organization’s future leadership, during its Fall Retreat in ...

Assistant Wine Maker, Warehouse Coordinator, Wine Conferences Manager, Entry Level Winemaker, Maintenance Mechanic, Digital Communications Manager, Production Artist ...


EDITION: November 16, 2017

Arton’s Year End Really Big Deal is back: Best prices of the year on custom glassware! Beat 2018 price increases and order now!

Join us - eat, drink and be merry for a cause. In partnership with Free Flow Wines, Luna Vineyards is hosting a Napa wildfire relief benefit to support those who were affected by the tragic fires of California Wine Country. 100% ...

GEM Rosé, Maison du Sud JeanJean La Maison du Sud JeanJean was instantly won over by the SERAC bottle designed by Leslie DABIN, prizewinner of the 2016 Verallia Design Awards, to show off its GEM rosé wine. GEM takes ...

Fall into the trend this season with 375ml Splits! According to an article in The Bay Area Mercury News, both consumers and restaurants love half bottles and wish more wineries offered them. From Cab to Pinot to Sav Blanc to ...

  This Holiday Season, Don't Just Survive... Thrive!   The holiday season is once again upon us, which means your wine business is firing on all cylinders, and you're trying to keep your head above water. This year, don't just make the ...

The Wine Bloggers Conference will be heading to Walla Walla, Washington in 2018, Zephyr Conferences recently announced at the conclusion of the 2017 conference. The 2018 event will take place October 4 - 7. The WBC last visited Walla Walla in 2010, the third year ...

Fires & Acquisition Impact on the North Coast Grape Market - What Will it Mean? 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’...

Market Update November 1, 2017 | Telephone: 415.209.9463 In this issue Our Perspective on the Fires | California + International Market Update Crop Contest 2017 | Financial Benchmarking Survey: Executive Summary Turrentine On The Road | Market Opportunities    Our Perspective on the Fires The North Coast fires have been ...

Many wineries have wine clubs. Far fewer invest in the tools, or take the time, to look at their wine club metrics and make improvements based on them. This is a huge mistake. For one thing, DTC wine sales are ...

We're thrilled to announce our new Loyalty Points program, available today. Over the years, this has been one of our most-requested features, and with good reason. Loyalty programs encourage repeat customers who spend more on their purchases and return to ...

Looking for an innovative label solution or value-engineering for your brand? Visit booth #127 and meet the label experts who can show you how!  See you at the WIN Expo Thursday, November 30th!

Five wine businesses awarded WINnovation Awards Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and ...

Ever wonder what you might be missing? Would you like to know what you could be earning across all your direct to consumer channels? VingDirect delivers an assessment of your 12-24 month potential, along with specific direct to consumer recommendations ...

This week, I gave a talk at the Wine Tourism Conference taking place in Sonoma County. The subject of the talk was Keep Customers Coming Back, which should be the goal of most businesses. However, I have noticed that ...

We're thrilled to announce our new Loyalty Points program, available today. Over the years, this has been one of our most-requested features, and with good reason. Loyalty programs encourage repeat customers who spend more on their purchases and return to ...

Global Package announced it will be exhibiting in Booth #230 in the Grace Pavilion at the 6th Annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo (@WINexpo). The trade show and conference will be held on Thursday, November 30th in two buildings, the Varallia (...

Who They Are Foxen is a well-known small production Santa Barbara company that's known as much for its personality as it is for its wines and vineyards. The laid-back winery is home to two very popular tasting rooms, including the ...

Topic Description 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’ve also just experienced some of the worst fires in our region’s history ...

To be a real success a wine brand has to be bought by consumers, be it on a supermarket shelf or a restaurant wine list. The London Wine Competition is being launched to identify and reward those brands and products ...

Gold and silver box sleeves for decorative and customizing possibilities. Come stop by booth number 520 at the upcoming North Coast Wine Expo as we will be offering a show special on all direct to winery pop up gift box purchases ...

Your tasting room is the silent ambassador of your brand. How is your tasting room telling your brand story? Earlier this year I spent a week in Napa, CA and wanted to share these great wine branding ideas that I ...

New Time Clock  You asked and we delivered.  This new function will let your staff punch in and out right on the iPad POS and will allow your managers to schedule staff, adjust time punches, adjust schedules and run time ...

    Is your wine club growth dependent on new memberships acquired in the tasting room?  What is your strategy during months when visitation is down?   Loyal, committed customers drive 67% more sales than new customers.  While ...

Napa Valley, November 10, 2017--WineAmerica, the National Organization of American Wineries, showed its support for the northern California wine industry with a “Winery Solidarity Tour” of several wineries, and also announced the organization’s future leadership, during its Fall Retreat in ...

Assistant Wine Maker, Warehouse Coordinator, Wine Conferences Manager, Entry Level Winemaker, Maintenance Mechanic, Digital Communications Manager, Production Artist ...

Residents and vineyards who suffered devastating losses in the North Bay fires face a long road to recovery. The good news is Glopak is standing with you.As a Napa based business, Glopak and its employees are putting forward a ...

It's no secret that busy consumers like to enjoy their snacks, meals, and beverages while on the go. Now you can offer wine drinkers a way take a glass of their favorite vino, and even a snack or two, ...


EDITION: November 16, 2017

By Patrick Baker After all the harvest scheduling, logistics, and chaos come to completion with fruit nice and safely tucked into the nooks and crannies of wineries, the real winemaking magic happens. If you were in or near the California ...

Join us - eat, drink and be merry for a cause. In partnership with Free Flow Wines, Luna Vineyards is hosting a Napa wildfire relief benefit to support those who were affected by the tragic fires of California Wine Country. 100% ...

GEM Rosé, Maison du Sud JeanJean La Maison du Sud JeanJean was instantly won over by the SERAC bottle designed by Leslie DABIN, prizewinner of the 2016 Verallia Design Awards, to show off its GEM rosé wine. GEM takes ...

Criveller will be at the North Coast Wine Industry Expo Thursday November 30th!  Come visit us at Booth 102 and see our new roller sorter!

  This Holiday Season, Don't Just Survive... Thrive!   The holiday season is once again upon us, which means your wine business is firing on all cylinders, and you're trying to keep your head above water. This year, don't just make the ...

2017 has been one of the worst years for natural disasters, not only for the state of California, but for the beautiful wine country we all love. Nearly every member of the industry has either been personally or professionally effected. Although ...

Fires & Acquisition Impact on the North Coast Grape Market - What Will it Mean? 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’...

R.F. MacDonald Co. will be at the WIN Expo Thursday, Nov. 30. RFM’s uniquely fabricated wine pump carts are a best seller in Sonoma County. Stop by Booth #240 for cutaways and giveaways.

Clark Pest Control is excited to be exhibiting at this year's North Coast Wine Industry Trade Show and Conference. Make sure to stop by our Booth #528 in Hall of Flowers!  

Many wineries have wine clubs. Far fewer invest in the tools, or take the time, to look at their wine club metrics and make improvements based on them. This is a huge mistake. For one thing, DTC wine sales are ...

We're thrilled to announce our new Loyalty Points program, available today. Over the years, this has been one of our most-requested features, and with good reason. Loyalty programs encourage repeat customers who spend more on their purchases and return to ...

No one has more respect for Mother Nature than farmers. In Sonoma County alone, with close to 60,000 acres under vine, almost 70 percent are insured against any number of the vagaries that can occur– and there is a reason for that. ...

Five wine businesses awarded WINnovation Awards Whether solving a problem or seizing an opportunity, these five wine industry suppliers used ingenuity and technology to develop innovative products and solutions for vineyards and wineries. They represent the vanguard of product and ...

Ever wonder what you might be missing? Would you like to know what you could be earning across all your direct to consumer channels? VingDirect delivers an assessment of your 12-24 month potential, along with specific direct to consumer recommendations ...

This week, I gave a talk at the Wine Tourism Conference taking place in Sonoma County. The subject of the talk was Keep Customers Coming Back, which should be the goal of most businesses. However, I have noticed that ...

Low-cost weather and soil moisture monitoring with EnviroMonitor We've been looking for an affordable telemetry solution for soil moisture monitoring. We have found it!  The Davis Enviromonitor system is your simple, reliable and inexpensive tool for crop monitoring. Mesh network ...

We're thrilled to announce our new Loyalty Points program, available today. Over the years, this has been one of our most-requested features, and with good reason. Loyalty programs encourage repeat customers who spend more on their purchases and return to ...

SANTA ROSA, CA – Premium Wine Storage, a Santa Rosa-based bulk wine storage provider, flipped the switch on a new 131.4kW solar power plant at their Airport Boulevard facility. Santa Rosa-based electrical contractor McDonell Electric, Inc. was selected to ...

Who They Are Foxen is a well-known small production Santa Barbara company that's known as much for its personality as it is for its wines and vineyards. The laid-back winery is home to two very popular tasting rooms, including the ...

Number of Barrels in the Wine Cellar: Around 15,000 How did you get into the wine business? Before getting into the wine business, I worked in several business sectors, but I lived in Rioja, Spain’s main wine-growing region, so I ...

Topic Description 2017 has seen some of the most significant acquisitions of prestigious vineyards in recent history, driven by the largest wine companies in the world. We’ve also just experienced some of the worst fires in our region’s history ...

To be a real success a wine brand has to be bought by consumers, be it on a supermarket shelf or a restaurant wine list. The London Wine Competition is being launched to identify and reward those brands and products ...

Your tasting room is the silent ambassador of your brand. How is your tasting room telling your brand story? Earlier this year I spent a week in Napa, CA and wanted to share these great wine branding ideas that I ...

New Time Clock  You asked and we delivered.  This new function will let your staff punch in and out right on the iPad POS and will allow your managers to schedule staff, adjust time punches, adjust schedules and run time ...

    Is your wine club growth dependent on new memberships acquired in the tasting room?  What is your strategy during months when visitation is down?   Loyal, committed customers drive 67% more sales than new customers.  While ...

Napa Valley, November 10, 2017--WineAmerica, the National Organization of American Wineries, showed its support for the northern California wine industry with a “Winery Solidarity Tour” of several wineries, and also announced the organization’s future leadership, during its Fall Retreat in ...

Melanie will be at the Virginia Wine Association Annual Meeting and Conference at the Wintergreen Resort in Wintergreen, VA November 13th - November 14th, 2017. Stop by the exhibitor area and check out the booth, she would love to ...

Assistant Wine Maker, Warehouse Coordinator, Wine Conferences Manager, Entry Level Winemaker, Maintenance Mechanic, Digital Communications Manager, Production Artist ...

Each year, Angelsmith fields a survey to wine consumers.  This year's survey focuses on the consumers path from awareness through to the reservation at wineries.  Our goal is to have a better understanding of how consumers ...

It's no secret that busy consumers like to enjoy their snacks, meals, and beverages while on the go. Now you can offer wine drinkers a way take a glass of their favorite vino, and even a snack or two, ...

Winery bottling lines face organic acids and caustic chemicals. The hot water used in washdowns can significantly shorten the life of a floor in this environment. Poured-in-place, high-impact resistant, urethane mortar floors are ideal in bottling areas because they exhibit ...

Join us for beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres during this 1 hour event hosted by MicaSense. You will gain insights on the following: Introduction to Remote Sensing - Learn about the basics and applications in agriculture Multispectral Imaging - Get all ...