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EDITION: September 11, 2019

The founder of Nomacorc, Marc Noël has been an innovator and disrupter in the wine industry since 1999. That’s when he and his Belgian father, Gert Noël, launched a reliable synthetic wine closure that was free of cork ...

The smartest oak alternative for WINE, BEER, SPIRIT or CIDER NEW OAK IN JUST 6 WEEKS.French Oak, American Oak, Spanish Cedar, Cypress, Sugar Maple “I have tried all the alternatives out there. I found these to be ...

 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 Model 70 partition inserterand inserting, blending these two independent steps into one harmonious action ...

Turn your label into a work of art!   Walk into any wine store and your first impression is bound to be, WOW, look at all those choices. The first thing that draws you to a bottle is its label. Our ...

The 2019 Harvest Session is well underway. Check out our 2019 Harvest Guide to discover Maturity Monitoring, ETS Juice Panel, ETS Vintage Portal, Aromas, Smoke Impact and so much more! Click here to view the complete guide!

MicroEssentials Oenos is a complex nutrient that was developed specifically for malolactic fermentations, and is a rich source of amino acids, peptides, B-complex vitamins and trace minerals.Three ML Bacteria Nutrient FactsNutritional requirements are different for bacteria than for ...

Happy 2019 Harvest. We wish the best for everyone. If you should need us, we are here to help. Join email list here.     P&L General Manager of SalesAndrew Wooller 707-228-5212 or email awooller@pnlspecialties.com         Welcoming Our Regional ...

Sharing ideas, information and predictions for 2020.   REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN DECEMBER 5, 2019 • SONOMA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS • SANTA ROSA, CA   Meet the Experts   Learn from Leading Wine Industry Thought Leaders and Innovators.   Conference Overview & Registration   Wine Industry Network opened registration for the 8...

Tonnellerie de Mercurey produces Bordeaux, Burgundy and larger format barrels. We feature an integrated stave mill, NT Bois. We offer 4-grain selections and 4 terroir driven oak selections in 7 highly defined, proven toast profiles. We have a wide range of available ...

2B Clear UpHigh-lipid yeast hulls   Helps remove spray residue, phenols and fatty acids.   Great for those sluggish ferments (that we hope you won't have this year!)                  &...

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VA Filtration has perfected its process for the removal of bitterness and color from heavy press juice fractions.  The recovered ultra filtered juice fraction is typically added back to the primary juice fermentation without any adverse quality effects.  ...

We are extending our hours of operation Monday-Friday and will be open Saturdays.Windsor BranchM-F: 8am-6pmSaturdays: 9am-3pm(707) 838-6312Napa BranchM-F: 8:30am-6pmSaturdays: 9am-1pm(707) 967-0290Buellton BranchM-F: 8:30am-5pmSaturdays: 9am-1pm(805) 922-6321Paso Robles BranchM-F: 8:30am-6pmSaturdays: 9am-1...

Finally, South African farm labor provider, Away2xplore's new corporate group website has een activated. With a brand new upgrade, the site now reflects a clear understanding for the American agriculture farm employer, what A2X group and South ...

by Barbara Barrielle Jim Morris Point-of-Sale systems in wineries seem to be a love-hate relationship…many times the hate overcoming the love as the frustrations of adapting to changing and challenging environments puts a strain on winery personnel and the ...

Waterloo Container has 46 IN STOCK colors!    Ready to Ship!    Check out our newly designed PVC (30x60) sample box.No Minimum Quantities!   Get only what you need!Dont buy a whole box if you ...

The reality of the tariff impact on profits has not yet jolted the wine industry, but it will. The industry has had the great fortune of benefiting from moderated pricing for glass because of hugely less expensive sources from China. ...

Let your Customers enjoy the convenience and fun of your wines in a pouch or BIB to take with them to their tailgate parties! Check out the options at astrapouch.com.  Quick shipping and easy filling!!

20% of your existing customer base will equal 80% of your future income, statistically. Not only are your current customers your most lucrative ones, but they’re also costing you the least. Yes, it costs much more to gain a new ...

Priced to sell! Contact Andrew at 707-573-3141 x 102 or at awooller@pnlspecialties.com Description: 16 head Gai Filler Gai 4 head Spinner (Foil Applicator Broken) Has been done by hand in the past Single Head Corker Sparger + Vacuum 12 head bottle rinser ...

Apply to the neck of the bottle before dipping in wax to create a handy pull-tab; Die Cut 1/4"x 4 3/4" 118 Yard Roll ~ 870 pieces per roll ($40.55 per roll)Shop NowDark Green NoChip Dip® We are happy to announce ...

Tasting Room Manager, Tasting Room & Event Associate, Tasting Room Associate, Facilities Manager, Forklift Operator, Lab Manager, Consumer Marketing Manager ...WineIndustry.Jobs

Take your fleet operation to the next level with wireless asset management from Hyster. The Hyster Tracker solution can drive fleet efficiency, improve operator performance, reduce your carbon footprint and lower your overall material handling cost.For more information contact ...

ifm helps wineries improve their bottling operations by manufacturing sensors made to solve challenging applications in harsh environments.  Learn more.

In the August 2019 issue of Wine Business Monthly, InnoVint was listed as a leading provider of barrel tracking systems that cater to small wineries.According to a survey conducted by Wine Business Monthly (WBM), only 9% of small wineries and 35% ...

If you plan to visit London this months don't miss the Craft Distilling Expo at The Boiler House on 26-27th of September. Herti will show its range of products. Just look for our booth and ask for Herti.  

If a wine seems “green”, “herbaceous”, or “vegetal”, aroma compounds called methoxypyrazines (MPs) could be responsible. MPs are particularly important due to their ubiquity in grapevines and their extremely low aroma thresholds. These low ...

PRESS RELEASE / 29 August 2019Application test in wine production passed with flying colors Winegrower won over by the Schütz Wine-Store-Age IBC Selters (hds).- Five wine-growing regions, nine wineries, over 20 wines: the project team in Selters now ...

It was just three years ago that Justin Charbonneau first realized the need for a service that would give buyers and sellers of bulk wine and grapes a more amenable place to find one another.Based in Atlanta, he began ...


EDITION: September 16, 2019

Photo by Massimiliano Latella on UnsplashThere have been several fatal incidents involving tree workers and bees recently. The CDC has reported an increase in deaths from stings for which bees were responsible, although not specifically for agricultural workers. Last year ...

The 2019 Harvest Session is well underway. Check out our 2019 Harvest Guide to discover Maturity Monitoring, ETS Juice Panel, ETS Vintage Portal, Aromas, Smoke Impact and so much more! Click here to view the complete guide!

Sharing ideas, information and predictions for 2020.   REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN DECEMBER 5, 2019 • SONOMA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS • SANTA ROSA, CA   Meet the Experts   Learn from Leading Wine Industry Thought Leaders and Innovators.   Conference Overview & Registration   Wine Industry Network opened registration for the 8...

“The market has changed dramatically. It has changed in ways that are disastrous for some, difficult for many, and helpful for very few. It is a disastrous change for growers without contracts, especially growers in less prestigious areas or ...

We are extending our hours of operation Monday-Friday and will be open Saturdays.Windsor BranchM-F: 8am-6pmSaturdays: 9am-3pm(707) 838-6312Napa BranchM-F: 8:30am-6pmSaturdays: 9am-1pm(707) 967-0290Buellton BranchM-F: 8:30am-5pmSaturdays: 9am-1pm(805) 922-6321Paso Robles BranchM-F: 8:30am-6pmSaturdays: 9am-1...

Finally, South African farm labor provider, Away2xplore's new corporate group website has een activated. With a brand new upgrade, the site now reflects a clear understanding for the American agriculture farm employer, what A2X group and South ...

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 52.2 kW DC solar system at Merrimak Capital Company LLC in Novato, CA.   The solar panels were installed as a ...

The Northern Hemisphere harvests are in full swing and the crops in Europe all appear to be down in size on last year’s bumper hauls. France (-4% to 43.4 million hectolitres), Spain (potentially -15-20%) and Italy (-16% to 46 ...

      Redback Boots is proud to be a sponsor of Temecula Valley’s Crush event happening September 28, 2019. This is a wine and culinary showcase that will be hosted by Monte De Oro Winery. The ONE and ONLY event showcasing the wines ...

TerrAvion and CropTrak are excited to announce a new technical partnership! CropTrak is a geospatially enabled data platform used on over 60 crops in over 58 countries by food, ingredient, and enterprise ag companies to contract, monitor, trace, and report on food. ...

Antitranspirant - Film-forming type: when applied to plants, they hinder the escape of water vapour from leaves. The film results in a physical barrier (think prophylactic for plants), which acts as an ultimate plant protector. Moisture-Loc contains a high-grade co-polymer ...

Installing fence posts can be quite time consuming for vineyard managers with small and large plots of land. To expedite the process of installing fence posts, vineyard managers and fence installers choose to use post drivers to help easily drive ...

Priced to sell! Contact Andrew at 707-573-3141 x 102 or at awooller@pnlspecialties.com Description: 16 head Gai Filler Gai 4 head Spinner (Foil Applicator Broken) Has been done by hand in the past Single Head Corker Sparger + Vacuum 12 head bottle rinser ...

Hospitality Supervisor, Accounting Assistant, Forklift Operator, Lab Manager, Hospitality & Private Party Specialist ...WineIndustry.Jobs

ifm helps wineries improve their bottling operations by manufacturing sensors made to solve challenging applications in harsh environments.  Learn more.

Naviz Analytics new nVino Dashboards is now available to growers, viticulturists, vineyard managers and owners that want one simple software platform to manage all their farm data. nVino Dashboards is not a vineyard operations tool- it simply gathers all your ...


EDITION: September 18, 2019

The founder of Nomacorc, Marc Noël has been an innovator and disrupter in the wine industry since 1999. That’s when he and his Belgian father, Gert Noël, launched a reliable synthetic wine closure that was free of cork ...

Get your products noticed with beautiful dimensional labels!  Next generation in wine and spirit bottle decorationHigh end appearanceIncreases product’s valueAchieve intricate details and texturesEasily conforms to any bottle’s shapeDurableCheck out our Dimensional Label Gallery  ...

Learn how wineries are creating customer experiences with packaging.       Smart Packaging:   Engaging with Consumers Like Never Before.   Session Overview & Registration   Smart packaging is getting increased attention from wine producers that are looking to stand out and engage with consumers ...

Watch full videos of each educational session NOW.   Miss out on this year's event? Catch up on all the sessions now!   Watch the 2019 Wine & Weed Symposium NOW   Expert speakers from both the cannabis and wine industry tackled the latest ...

Just in time for Harvest, our Danish-American design & production teams have launched the VINAER Wine Aerators - available in Black and Polished. This elegant and effective aerating wine tool both enhances the customer experience while they are tasting ...

“The market has changed dramatically. It has changed in ways that are disastrous for some, difficult for many, and helpful for very few. It is a disastrous change for growers without contracts, especially growers in less prestigious areas or ...

Purchase High Proof Spirits for Fortification & SanitationConveniently located in Sonoma CountyFortificationOur luxury product is available in three blends:     ~170 Proof (~85% ethanol)     ~180 Proof (~92% ethanol)     ~190 Proof (~95% ethanol)Making a Port? Check out our ...

Thanks to all of you who tuned in to our recent webinar! In case you missed it, here are the key takeaways from our recent webinar in a single blog post for easy reference! If you want to watch the ...

The Northern Hemisphere harvests are in full swing and the crops in Europe all appear to be down in size on last year’s bumper hauls. France (-4% to 43.4 million hectolitres), Spain (potentially -15-20%) and Italy (-16% to 46 ...

A big challenge for wineries today is continuing the relationship with their guests (and club members) after they leave the tasting room.Wineries have a difficult time trying to keep the connection, or DON'T DO IT AT ALL!Stay ahead ...

I was discussing with my friend Karyn Howard Smith from Bryn Mawr Winery in Oregon whether tasting fees should be waived with a purchase and it started us thinking. If a winery charges a tasting fee of $20 per person and ...

Have you got a sparkling wine or cider in need of a pressure rated bottle?  Waterloo container has 3 new pressure rated options in the 375 to 500ml category.  Click PDF below to check out our latest offerings!   New Product Flyer Cider ...

The reality of the tariff impact on profits has not yet jolted the wine industry, but it will. The industry has had the great fortune of benefiting from moderated pricing for glass because of hugely less expensive sources from China. ...

In this fun and informative webinar you will learn how the Nexternal platform will enable you to: 1.)  Extend your brand throughout your customer's entire shopping experience. 2.)  Engage your customers with the platform's integrated and ...

Strategic acquisition benefits customers around the world and augments company’s position as largest packaging distributor in Europe.Berlin Packaging, the largest full-service supplier of glass, plastic, and metal containers and closures, announced today the acquisition of Vincap B....

Let your Customers enjoy the convenience and fun of your wines in a pouch or BIB to take with them to their tailgate parties! Check out the options at astrapouch.com.  Quick shipping and easy filling!!

Customers value the experiences they have and the way they feel over products and services. We believe in going beyond standard expectations. We are constantly raising the bar when it comes to delivering best-in class service. We go beyond ...

The West Coast style double IPA Ruination hits the shelves in 330ml cans decorated with self-adhesive labels instead of direct print.The West Coast style double IPA Ruination hits European shelves in 330ml cans decorated with self-adhesive labels. To find ...

Just a reminder that we are continuing to offer our holiday pricing special; 15% off our direct to winery pricingon all size folding gift boxes, if you place your order prior to 9/30/2019!!!Plus we only require a minimum order of $250!!!The ...

LibDib’s fourth state opens the market to all Makers via the company’s web-based three-tier distribution channel San Jose, CA, September 10, 2019 – LibDib, the web-based wholesale alcohol distributor, today announced that the company has received a license to operate in ...

Canned wine is a hot trend in the wine industry, and it shouldn’t be ignored.“Sales of cans increased 69 percent in 2018, with volume up 47 percent over the previous year, according to Beverage Media, citing Nielsen statistics.”...

Enjoy the warm, delicious aromas and tastes of the Fall and Winter season in this Mulling Spice Blend.  Perfect for red or white wine, apple cider or juice.  Call today for a sample.  www.wineglace.com. 

Active Club Solutions Rebranding Today, we are so much more than a club solution. And that is why we are rebranding as Activ8 Commerce, a complete, end-to-end Direct to Consumer sales solution. We are excited about this change and new ...

Writing the perfect headline can be tricky. There’s often pressure to craft something compelling enough that people will want to read further. People often don’t read past a headline, and that problem is getting worse in ...

Believe it or not, the holidays are quickly approaching. If you’re looking for the perfect corporate gifts for your business, a custom engraved bottle of wine with your logo makes a beautiful and personalized corporate gift.We have ...

Hospitality Supervisor, Accounting Assistant, Forklift Operator, Lab Manager, Hospitality & Private Party Specialist ...WineIndustry.Jobs

With a myriad of other wine brands vying to captivate a similar audience, it’s important that the images you use are high-quality, engaging, and available when you need them.We asked Amy Shamblen, featured artist behind our “Make it ...

If you plan to visit London this months don't miss the Craft Distilling Expo at The Boiler House on 26-27th of September. Herti will show its range of products. Just look for our booth and ask for Herti.  

There is a lot to be said about managing a brand, whether starting up from scratch, or keeping your current brand strong. Before you can manage your brand, you need to build it.You need to know your winery. This ...


EDITION: September 12, 2019

The founder of Nomacorc, Marc Noël has been an innovator and disrupter in the wine industry since 1999. That’s when he and his Belgian father, Gert Noël, launched a reliable synthetic wine closure that was free of cork ...

 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 Model 70 partition inserterand inserting, blending these two independent steps into one harmonious action ...

The 2019 Harvest Session is well underway. Check out our 2019 Harvest Guide to discover Maturity Monitoring, ETS Juice Panel, ETS Vintage Portal, Aromas, Smoke Impact and so much more! Click here to view the complete guide!

Happy 2019 Harvest. We wish the best for everyone. If you should need us, we are here to help. Join email list here.     P&L General Manager of SalesAndrew Wooller 707-228-5212 or email awooller@pnlspecialties.com         Welcoming Our Regional ...

Sharing ideas, information and predictions for 2020.   REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN DECEMBER 5, 2019 • SONOMA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS • SANTA ROSA, CA   Meet the Experts   Learn from Leading Wine Industry Thought Leaders and Innovators.   Conference Overview & Registration   Wine Industry Network opened registration for the 8...

Combined entity operates with over $17 billion in total assets, a best-in-class deposit franchise and 144 branchesWALNUT CREEK, CA – September 3, 2019 – Mechanics Bank today announced the completion of its acquisition of Rabobank, N.A., a subsidiary of Rabobank Group. Mechanics ...

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American Winesecrets LLC, (Winesecrets) is pleased to announce that Dan Towers has joined Winesecrets’ California Team as a Client Solutions Specialist.  Dan, a certified sommelier, has an extensive background in the wine industry with over 20 years of experience ...

Finally, South African farm labor provider, Away2xplore's new corporate group website has een activated. With a brand new upgrade, the site now reflects a clear understanding for the American agriculture farm employer, what A2X group and South ...

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 52.2 kW DC solar system at Merrimak Capital Company LLC in Novato, CA.   The solar panels were installed as a ...

The start of a capital equipment project is an exciting time, much like a journey.  As with a journey, it is worthwhile for your whole team to participate as you develop a project plan that can be used as ...

by Barbara Barrielle Jim Morris Point-of-Sale systems in wineries seem to be a love-hate relationship…many times the hate overcoming the love as the frustrations of adapting to changing and challenging environments puts a strain on winery personnel and the ...

If you can’t answer that question, selling becomes much harderWhile reading through lots of journals, articles and online information about sales and customers service I came across this article by Ken Dooley. He posed this question.The premise ...

Grape Supply CyclesThe wine business runs in cycles when it comes to planting. Trying to guess which grapes are needed and just when they are needed is a trick, especially when it takes 5 years to get a fully mature yield. ...

Solutions for Maximum growth Tri Counties Bank has a long, rich history of financing agricultural operations throughout California’s Central Valley. We are proud to support you with the financing tools you need to be successful and maximize ...

The reality of the tariff impact on profits has not yet jolted the wine industry, but it will. The industry has had the great fortune of benefiting from moderated pricing for glass because of hugely less expensive sources from China. ...

Recruiting Associates Network is seeking an Accounting Assistant in Sonoma, CA and a Sales Support Manager in Santa Rosa, CA.Apply for the Accounting Assistant Here.Apply for the Sales Support Manager Here.

Antitranspirant - Film-forming type: when applied to plants, they hinder the escape of water vapour from leaves. The film results in a physical barrier (think prophylactic for plants), which acts as an ultimate plant protector. Moisture-Loc contains a high-grade co-polymer ...

LibDib’s fourth state opens the market to all Makers via the company’s web-based three-tier distribution channel San Jose, CA, September 10, 2019 – LibDib, the web-based wholesale alcohol distributor, today announced that the company has received a license to operate in ...

20% of your existing customer base will equal 80% of your future income, statistically. Not only are your current customers your most lucrative ones, but they’re also costing you the least. Yes, it costs much more to gain a new ...

Ongoing Revisions to County Permitting Policies Require Winery AttentionThe Napa County Board of Supervisors has undertaken a series of major regulatory moves involving winery and vineyard permitting over the course of the past year. Critics of the various regulatory changes ...

Pleasanton, CA – Active Club Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of DTC solutions (Mobile Winery POS, Club, Web Design, eCommerce) since 2003, and is pleased to announce the release of Activ8 Commerce. In 2003, Active Club Manager was born out of demand ...

Priced to sell! Contact Andrew at 707-573-3141 x 102 or at awooller@pnlspecialties.com Description: 16 head Gai Filler Gai 4 head Spinner (Foil Applicator Broken) Has been done by hand in the past Single Head Corker Sparger + Vacuum 12 head bottle rinser ...

Tasting Room Manager, Tasting Room & Event Associate, Tasting Room Associate, Facilities Manager, Forklift Operator, Lab Manager, Consumer Marketing Manager ...WineIndustry.Jobs

ifm helps wineries improve their bottling operations by manufacturing sensors made to solve challenging applications in harsh environments.  Learn more.

In the August 2019 issue of Wine Business Monthly, InnoVint was listed as a leading provider of barrel tracking systems that cater to small wineries.According to a survey conducted by Wine Business Monthly (WBM), only 9% of small wineries and 35% ...

RSVP Before all the seats are gone!Peterson Trucks will be hosting Officer Mark Fisher from the CHP at the following locations:10/2/19 - Wednesday @ 6pm in Santa Rosa3710 Regional Pkwy, Santa Rosa, CA 9540310/3/19 - Thursday @ 6pm in San Leandro2700 Teagarden ...

On a whim, Mary Roy visited Healdsburg and Dry Creek Valley in 2011. Mary, her husband Bob Covert, and sister Nadin Roy, were owners of Midwest Center for Advanced Imaging, a successful company located in Chicago specializing in MRI and Women&...

We have 2 important pieces of information to share. See below and let us know if you have any questions.PG&E Warnings About Public Safety Power Shutoffs Available OnlineLots of people have wondered if it's possible to learn ...

PRESS RELEASE / 29 August 2019Application test in wine production passed with flying colors Winegrower won over by the Schütz Wine-Store-Age IBC Selters (hds).- Five wine-growing regions, nine wineries, over 20 wines: the project team in Selters now ...

It was just three years ago that Justin Charbonneau first realized the need for a service that would give buyers and sellers of bulk wine and grapes a more amenable place to find one another.Based in Atlanta, he began ...