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EDITION: February 15, 2018

Need to take a second look and optimize your filtration before bottling? A simple check could save you thousands in cartridges. Our filtration product mangar will be in California the week of February 12 with a seminar scheduled in Lodi on ...

Complete range of yeasts will be available soon - please inquire with your Sales Manager ST. LOUIS (January 23, 2018) - AB Biotek - a business division of AB Mauri created in March 2017 - BSG has formed a new agreement providing yeast ...

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Hills & Harbour Gin, Crafty Distillery Crafty Distillery of Scotland are surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines. Their smooth and vibrant Hills & Harbour Gin offers a true taste of Galloway. Featuring locally sourced Noble Fir needles and Bladderwrack Seaweed, ...

In addition to producing high-quality stainless steel tanks on both coasts, Criveller Group sources the best winemaking technology from European equipment manufacturers. Now is the time to evaluate your upcoming harvest needs and purchase equipment. Our areas of ...

Arôbois French Oak Alternatives Arôbois’ new Arôneo range of French oak chips, produced through a truly innovated process, are distinctly flavorful and aromatic.  Available in four different grades, each with a different ...

The MBR™ process is synonymous with pre-adaptation of selected wine bacteria to different wines conditions. It assures a strong survival of bacteria and their rapid growth in the must or wines, crucial criteria to achieve a good start and complete ...

Santa Rosa, CA, February 2, 2018 – M. A. Silva USA, known for innovation and leading the way in industry standards, announced the launch of Oxi_Out, a device to manage accurate and exact molecular levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide during the ...

Maybe you have an ancient pump that you'd like to have cart mounted so you don't have to lug it from tank to tank. Everyone's bottling facility is slightly different. We make custom stainless steel tables to fit your needs ...

Your old rusty racks are valuable and you have control of how Topco impacts the environment. Time to cash in on your “bone-yard”!  When Topco Inc. began producing barrel racks for wineries in 1997, it was evident that these racks had ...

CONTACT: Steve Fredricks, President / Partner: (415) 847-0603: specialty: grapes and bulk wine throughout California and around the world Brian Clements, Vice President / Partner: (707) 495-8151: specialty: grapes throughout California, especially Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties Erica Moyer, Broker / Partner: (209) 988-7334: specialty: ...

Serving wineries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, Pioneer offers winery customers a broad range of packaging solutions for bottling, shipping, display and tasting room retail sales. We sell and lease a wide selection of machinery, including automatic stretch wrappers, case ...

Where do wine proteins come from?  Most proteins found in wine come from grapes even if microorganisms, enzymes and protein fining agents also account for a substantial fraction. Their content in grapes vary with vintage, grape variety, soil, ...

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report was released today. The information provided in this report gives understanding for the California wine and grape industry professionals. Information provided in this preliminary report shows the California Grape ...

All Your Winery Wastewater in One System Bio-Microbics BioBarrier® HSMBR® Wastewater Treatment System designed to treat your winery process wastewater exclusively or in combination with sanitary wastewater from your tasting rooms, hospitality facilities; including from kitchens, sinks, and toilets wastewater – ...

Discover what’s new in label prototyping!Multi-Color is proud to present Stella, an imaging technology that creates fully built-up and die-cut labels – no plate or die purchases required. Direction Label Proofing (Stella) allows you to preview your ...

Even if you went to the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium and spent two days visiting the nearly 700 booths on its massive trade show floor, you probably didn’t have a chance to visit every exhibit, and you may have ...

Grapevine powdery mildew (PM), caused by the fungal pathogen Erysiphe necator, is a major fungal disease in California and all grape growing regions of the world. Currently fungicide applications are the main control methods. In recent years, working with Dr. ...

Quite well actually.  As we've stated previously, the short, late exposure has resulted in very low levels of hit or miss smoke taint. That is relatively good news.  Even better news is that we have completed our initial ...

We just received a large shipment of kegs! We stock three sizes: 15.5 gallon, 7.75 gallon and 5.16 gallon Key Features: European made, Purpose Built 2" Triclamp connection, Fitted at Production Triclamp connection sits 1" Below the Chine Sanitary Welded Smooth Chine and handles with ...

Even before our very busy and successful exhibit at Unified, we were noticing increased interest in Burgundy and Bordeaux clear bottles, especially from Oregon and California producers. The good news is we have a much larger selection of these bottles ...

Come visit us at the Texas Wine & Grape Grower's Association annual conference on February 22-24th!  We will be showing off some pretty cool new advancements in alternative packaging for wine at Booth 306.  We will have lots ...

Luxembourg, January 15th 2018 - Guala Closures Group introduced at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento: e-WAK, the first Aluminum Smart Closure for Wine Guala Closures Group has developed the first NFC Closure dedicated to the Wineries, allowing them ...

Capabilities For over 50 years, Wright Global Graphic Solutions has developed award-winning graphic solutions for its customers. From handset letterpress to state of the art digital printing technology, we have the passion and experience to help meet your printing needs. Offset ...

Who is your target market? This session will explore why “all wine drinkers” isn’t a good answer. Join me February 22 at 11am at the 2018 US Wine & Beverage Conference & Expo in Washington, DC. CASE STUDY: ...

Billions of bottles of wine are being produced every year, and many wineries have grown so large that the routine analyses of sulfites, acetic acid/volatile acidity, etc., have become more and more difficult. When production numbers are approaching 3,000–let ...

InnoVint, the leader in real-time production software, released the new "recurring work order" feature that builds upon their existing robust digital work order platform.  Recurring work orders allow for a digital work order to be scheduled at future dates ...

The Multiviti trimmer is quick and simple to use. Coupling and uncoupling is completed without tools. Cost-effective Low maintenance costs Combined task possible Coupling completed in 3 minutes Comfort Lightweight tool Quiet All commands plus width and height settings are made ...

Glopak is pleased to announce the appointment of JP Giovanni as Vice President of sales and marketing. Over the past few years Glopak’s wine and spirit division has experienced tremendous growth on a national scale, paving the ...

Emphasizing service and a dedication to better wine fermenting and ageing, Artisan Barrels & Tanks Inc, established 21 years ago, continues to provide the highest quality oak, concrete and stainless steel tanks, and fine oak barrels from France, Hungary and Missouri: ...

Oak Wise 100% Natural Aqueous Enological Oak Tannins represent a quantum leap in the science and efficacy of oak additions for beverage production. They are a family of liquid oak tannins which give winemakers, brewers and distillers complete control over all ...

App developed in Buffalo, NY combats counterfeiting while educating consumers; Prosurix set to launch at annual USBevX trade show in Washington, DC Buffalo, NY – Before you uncork your next bottle of wine or pour your favorite spirit, are you sure ...


EDITION: February 15, 2018

Maybe you have an ancient pump that you'd like to have cart mounted so you don't have to lug it from tank to tank. Everyone's bottling facility is slightly different. We make custom stainless steel tables to fit your needs ...

CONTACT: Steve Fredricks, President / Partner: (415) 847-0603: specialty: grapes and bulk wine throughout California and around the world Brian Clements, Vice President / Partner: (707) 495-8151: specialty: grapes throughout California, especially Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties Erica Moyer, Broker / Partner: (209) 988-7334: specialty: ...

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report was released today. The information provided in this report gives understanding for the California wine and grape industry professionals. Information provided in this preliminary report shows the California Grape ...

Even if you went to the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium and spent two days visiting the nearly 700 booths on its massive trade show floor, you probably didn’t have a chance to visit every exhibit, and you may have ...

Ranch Systems is our longest-standing technology partner. Able to connect to almost any sensor, Ranch Systems provides monitoring for numerous vineyard functions, such as water management, soil moisture monitoring, and weather. Their equipment can also provide control functions, such as ...

Grapevine powdery mildew (PM), caused by the fungal pathogen Erysiphe necator, is a major fungal disease in California and all grape growing regions of the world. Currently fungicide applications are the main control methods. In recent years, working with Dr. ...

Billions of bottles of wine are being produced every year, and many wineries have grown so large that the routine analyses of sulfites, acetic acid/volatile acidity, etc., have become more and more difficult. When production numbers are approaching 3,000–let ...

The Multiviti trimmer is quick and simple to use. Coupling and uncoupling is completed without tools. Cost-effective Low maintenance costs Combined task possible Coupling completed in 3 minutes Comfort Lightweight tool Quiet All commands plus width and height settings are made ...


EDITION: February 15, 2018

  The IRS is warning taxpayers to keep on high alert for the next few months. Scammers may try to get their hands on your money or tax return by collecting your personal or financial data. According to the IRS, ...

After some much-needed introspection, we re-evaluated our agency to better suit our client's needs. What did we discover? The need for an agency model that addresses the three main consumer touchpoints: brand and packaging, digital media, and retail experiences. ...

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Hills & Harbour Gin, Crafty Distillery Crafty Distillery of Scotland are surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines. Their smooth and vibrant Hills & Harbour Gin offers a true taste of Galloway. Featuring locally sourced Noble Fir needles and Bladderwrack Seaweed, ...

If you saw us at WINExpo or Unified, you saw the serious interest in anything made from cork! We all know that is sustainable, eco-friendly and cruelty-free, but do you know that these beautifully-crafted, mostly-Portuguese products are also durable, water ...

CONTACT: Steve Fredricks, President / Partner: (415) 847-0603: specialty: grapes and bulk wine throughout California and around the world Brian Clements, Vice President / Partner: (707) 495-8151: specialty: grapes throughout California, especially Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties Erica Moyer, Broker / Partner: (209) 988-7334: specialty: ...

Serving wineries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, Pioneer offers winery customers a broad range of packaging solutions for bottling, shipping, display and tasting room retail sales. We sell and lease a wide selection of machinery, including automatic stretch wrappers, case ...

Natural disasters disrupt business. It is not surprising; after all, natural disasters have cost the global economy roughly $2.5 trillion since the year 2000. Logistics and shipping functions are disproportionately affected by most of these disasters, in large part due ...

DTC Roadshow in Paso Robles Our popular roadshow series is coming to Paso Robles! Register here! Join industry experts and winery professionals for presentations and discussion about: How to Survive in the New Retail Age  Jim Agger, VP ...

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report was released today. The information provided in this report gives understanding for the California wine and grape industry professionals. Information provided in this preliminary report shows the California Grape ...

Discover what’s new in label prototyping!Multi-Color is proud to present Stella, an imaging technology that creates fully built-up and die-cut labels – no plate or die purchases required. Direction Label Proofing (Stella) allows you to preview your ...

Even if you went to the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium and spent two days visiting the nearly 700 booths on its massive trade show floor, you probably didn’t have a chance to visit every exhibit, and you may have ...

We have been working behind the scenes over the past five months to make significant changes to our Performance Tracker! The NEW PT is finally ready for unveiling!!! Here are just a few of the NEW features: Zip Code Filter ...

Convergence Consulting is excited to announce the great additions of Jason Gregory, Nick Burg, and Jonathan Steffens to our expanding team of beverage industry professionals.  Starting the 5th of February, we’d like to welcome on board Jason Gregory of ...

With the workloads that many managers and owners have these days, it is easy to lose touch with what your employees are doing, how they are treating customers and how they feel about the treatment they receive from management. Even ...

Even before our very busy and successful exhibit at Unified, we were noticing increased interest in Burgundy and Bordeaux clear bottles, especially from Oregon and California producers. The good news is we have a much larger selection of these bottles ...

Capabilities For over 50 years, Wright Global Graphic Solutions has developed award-winning graphic solutions for its customers. From handset letterpress to state of the art digital printing technology, we have the passion and experience to help meet your printing needs. Offset ...

Who is your target market? This session will explore why “all wine drinkers” isn’t a good answer. Join me February 22 at 11am at the 2018 US Wine & Beverage Conference & Expo in Washington, DC. CASE STUDY: ...

    Be an INFLUENTIALand DYNAMIC club manager with the most powerful and customizable club software in the industry. We at Active Club Solutions have developed the ultimate customizable wine, beer, spirits, and/or retail shop “club” software. ...

   The DTC sales and marketing business is rapidly changing and building close relationships with customers is paramount to stay relevant. Learn ways to grow your business by creating memorable guest experiences through relationship building, high touch customer service, ...

When it comes to marketing, you know content matters. You have heard the speech before: your website should constantly have fresh, updated content. So, you try to keep the blog updated and stay up-to-date on the latest trends. Still, we ...

Glopak is pleased to announce the appointment of JP Giovanni as Vice President of sales and marketing. Over the past few years Glopak’s wine and spirit division has experienced tremendous growth on a national scale, paving the ...

Are you and your importer/distributor both eager to tell your story in a way that translates into sales? Consider equipping your sales team with consistent and professional materials (a sales tool kit) that tell your authentic story. A sales ...

App developed in Buffalo, NY combats counterfeiting while educating consumers; Prosurix set to launch at annual USBevX trade show in Washington, DC Buffalo, NY – Before you uncork your next bottle of wine or pour your favorite spirit, are you sure ...


EDITION: February 15, 2018

  The IRS is warning taxpayers to keep on high alert for the next few months. Scammers may try to get their hands on your money or tax return by collecting your personal or financial data. According to the IRS, ...

Sign up for Free Flow's monthly newsletter, Wine On Tap Today! 

Hills & Harbour Gin, Crafty Distillery Crafty Distillery of Scotland are surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines. Their smooth and vibrant Hills & Harbour Gin offers a true taste of Galloway. Featuring locally sourced Noble Fir needles and Bladderwrack Seaweed, ...

In addition to producing high-quality stainless steel tanks on both coasts, Criveller Group sources the best winemaking technology from European equipment manufacturers. Now is the time to evaluate your upcoming harvest needs and purchase equipment. Our areas of ...

In this webcast, we’ll provide an overview of the R&D tax credit for the wine, beer, and spirits industries. We’ll discuss research credit benefits, the changing landscape of the credit, and the importance of maintaining the ...

Serving wineries in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, Pioneer offers winery customers a broad range of packaging solutions for bottling, shipping, display and tasting room retail sales. We sell and lease a wide selection of machinery, including automatic stretch wrappers, case ...

Natural disasters disrupt business. It is not surprising; after all, natural disasters have cost the global economy roughly $2.5 trillion since the year 2000. Logistics and shipping functions are disproportionately affected by most of these disasters, in large part due ...

DTC Roadshow in Paso Robles Our popular roadshow series is coming to Paso Robles! Register here! Join industry experts and winery professionals for presentations and discussion about: How to Survive in the New Retail Age  Jim Agger, VP ...

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report was released today. The information provided in this report gives understanding for the California wine and grape industry professionals. Information provided in this preliminary report shows the California Grape ...

Even if you went to the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium and spent two days visiting the nearly 700 booths on its massive trade show floor, you probably didn’t have a chance to visit every exhibit, and you may have ...

We have been working behind the scenes over the past five months to make significant changes to our Performance Tracker! The NEW PT is finally ready for unveiling!!! Here are just a few of the NEW features: Zip Code Filter ...

Convergence Consulting is excited to announce the great additions of Jason Gregory, Nick Burg, and Jonathan Steffens to our expanding team of beverage industry professionals.  Starting the 5th of February, we’d like to welcome on board Jason Gregory of ...

With the workloads that many managers and owners have these days, it is easy to lose touch with what your employees are doing, how they are treating customers and how they feel about the treatment they receive from management. Even ...

Ranch Systems is our longest-standing technology partner. Able to connect to almost any sensor, Ranch Systems provides monitoring for numerous vineyard functions, such as water management, soil moisture monitoring, and weather. Their equipment can also provide control functions, such as ...

Grapevine powdery mildew (PM), caused by the fungal pathogen Erysiphe necator, is a major fungal disease in California and all grape growing regions of the world. Currently fungicide applications are the main control methods. In recent years, working with Dr. ...

Capabilities For over 50 years, Wright Global Graphic Solutions has developed award-winning graphic solutions for its customers. From handset letterpress to state of the art digital printing technology, we have the passion and experience to help meet your printing needs. Offset ...

Who is your target market? This session will explore why “all wine drinkers” isn’t a good answer. Join me February 22 at 11am at the 2018 US Wine & Beverage Conference & Expo in Washington, DC. CASE STUDY: ...

With the recent news regarding ICE raids on 7-11’s across the country, rumors of raids targeted at Northern California businesses and California’s Attorney General announcing plans to prosecute employers for violation of new laws passed through AB 450, employers ...

    Be an INFLUENTIALand DYNAMIC club manager with the most powerful and customizable club software in the industry. We at Active Club Solutions have developed the ultimate customizable wine, beer, spirits, and/or retail shop “club” software. ...

   The DTC sales and marketing business is rapidly changing and building close relationships with customers is paramount to stay relevant. Learn ways to grow your business by creating memorable guest experiences through relationship building, high touch customer service, ...

Billions of bottles of wine are being produced every year, and many wineries have grown so large that the routine analyses of sulfites, acetic acid/volatile acidity, etc., have become more and more difficult. When production numbers are approaching 3,000–let ...

Shone Farm is about to grow solar, thanks to Westcoast Solar Energy. Have you got an agricultural property in need of energy savings?  Westcoast Solar Energy   

InnoVint, the leader in real-time production software, released the new "recurring work order" feature that builds upon their existing robust digital work order platform.  Recurring work orders allow for a digital work order to be scheduled at future dates ...

In my wildest dreams, I never imagined the Wine Country would evolve into the destination it has become today. Raised in Sonoma, I take for granted what so many find to be a desirable place to live and work. Residing ...