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EDITION: August 13, 2018

The Pinnacle range consists of specially-selected yeasts that produce high-quality wines - from traditional red and white varieties to rosé and champagne. Beyond product, AB Biotek and BSG can assist customers by understanding their specific needs and requirements before ...

What happened in the world of wine this July? Your brand new Global Market Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti. Volume 9 Issue No. 7. With a new harvest near, Europe’s prices are softening on some wines. Argentina’s ...

When looking at the wine industry, one might get lost in the web of interactions between vineyards, people, tanks, and other necessary operations to maintain a successfully functioning winery. Other than highly skilled operators and staff, winery software has traditionally ...

Are you interested in saving energy? Turning your tanks faster? Minimizing your losses and increasing yield? If you answered YES to any of those questions then you NEED to try floatation. What other process can take you from press cycle ...

With current yield predictions being up for this years harvest, Criveller has tanks in stock and ready to ship. For more than 30 years, Criveller Group has epitomized the best of this craft production by making stainless steel wine ...

AEB has been around North America these past two years reporting on the results of trials involving a yeast nutrition geared to boost tropical aromatics by feedeing yeast with precursors. The results obrtained with Fermoplus Tropical have been mostly appreciated ...

Only a few years ago, the canned wine segment had a limited selection of category pioneers for consumers to choose from, but with growth rates over 50%, more and more wine brands are available in cans making it harder to stand ...

Divergan F ® (PVPP), BASF’s unique polymerization process produces the purist polyvinylpolypyrrolidone, which is completely insoluble in must and wine. Divergan F is selective in binding phenolic species such as catechins and leucoanthocyanidins with minimal effect on ...

A-B-C’s exclusive Model 156 decaser / single filer is now equipped with an Intelligent Control package that automatically monitors container flow and adjusts the decasing speed to ensure a continuous fill rate. This feature is designed to optimize ...

Waiting list available for companies still hoping to participate in successful annual event Wine Industry Network announced today that exhibitor booth space has officially sold out and a waiting list is now open for companies hoping to participate in the ...

Cannabis and wine come together again to discuss impacts of emerging industry Healdsburg, CA, August 6th, 2018 – The Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted the 2ndAnnual North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium on August 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country ...

Vinquiry Laboratories by Enartis USA offers an analytical panel that provides information on grape phenolic composition and grape maturity – Total Grape Phenolic Compounds. Why measure phenolic compounds in grapes? Full understanding of grape maturity - measurement of ...

Quest is proud to introduce The Unstandard II, a collection of bottles designed around the ultimate storytelling – movies. This 24-bottle collection features 8 show-stopping genres that seamlessly extend across 3 brand extensions. From the elegant medallions of ...

First comes Summer, then comes Harvest, then come the Holidays in a bright and shiny package! We are currently offering several different bubbly options to diversify your wine list as you gear up ...

Multi-Color Napa now offers premium folding cartons! Our sheet-fed printing platform produces folding cartons that can be embellished with hot-foil stamping, multi-level embossing, and spot varnishes; thereby, providing customers with more decorative options for their ...

By Dawn Dolan Label Analytics has a new unique tool for wineries already in the wholesale market, or those just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to distribution. Many wineries find it difficult to break into the three–tier ...

Optimal Bioconversion of Thiol Precursors by Wine Yeasts: Our research has shown the role of the nutritional environment on the aromatic metabolism of wine yeast. Based on these results, specific nutrients have been developed to maximize the yeast capacity to ...

The steel manway covers on top of large fermentation tanks can weigh as much as thirty pounds, and working with these heavy fixtures often involves reaching awkwardly across an elevated position from a ladder or catwalk. As one winemaker put ...

A leader in maintaining industry progress, the American Vineyard Foundation (AVF) is a non-profit organization that relies on voluntary industry contributions to support research in viticulture and enology. AVF periodically conducts industry-wide surveys in order to define ...

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

How did you come to the world of wine? Borned in Champagne my parents used to be wine producers. The wine culture has always been part of my families’ life for several generations. At the beginning, when I was 6 years ...

We are a long-time Napa-based company doing business worldwide and one of the wine industry’s leading bottle etching specialists, looking for someone to join our Production Team as a Warehouse Associate. Compensation is $13 – $15 per hour DOE ...

MASPACK USA’s first turn-key solution at the brand new Infinity Bottling facility in American Canyon is deemed ‘the Ferrari of complete bottling lines’ and the envy of many. Over 200 industry professionals made their way ...


EDITION: August 13, 2018

How much added revenue can you achieve with Thermaculture? Starting to plan your budget for 2019? Now there's a free online tool to help you determine the cost of implementing Thermaculture for your specific operation as well as the added revenue ...

Only a few years ago, the canned wine segment had a limited selection of category pioneers for consumers to choose from, but with growth rates over 50%, more and more wine brands are available in cans making it harder to stand ...

Waiting list available for companies still hoping to participate in successful annual event Wine Industry Network announced today that exhibitor booth space has officially sold out and a waiting list is now open for companies hoping to participate in the ...

Cannabis and wine come together again to discuss impacts of emerging industry Healdsburg, CA, August 6th, 2018 – The Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted the 2ndAnnual North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium on August 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country ...

In a previous post we discussed how Grapevine Leafroll disease affects grapevines but to quickly recap, Grapevine Leafroll Disease is one of the most common and persistent grapevine diseases; it can have devastating impacts on a vineyard, delaying fruit maturity ...

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft has completed a 143.3 Solar Electric System at Sonoma Academy’s newly constructed Janet Durgin Guild & Commons building.  The building is the first of its kind in the North Bay, an environmental and human ...

What happened in the world of wine this July? Your brand new Global Market Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti.        Volume 9Issue No. 7(Click Image) With a new harvest near, Europe’s prices are softening on some wines. Argentina’s ...

By Dawn Dolan Label Analytics has a new unique tool for wineries already in the wholesale market, or those just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to distribution. Many wineries find it difficult to break into the three–tier ...

A leader in maintaining industry progress, the American Vineyard Foundation (AVF) is a non-profit organization that relies on voluntary industry contributions to support research in viticulture and enology.  AVF periodically conducts industry-wide surveys in order to define research priorities. AVF ...

My previous editorial in this publicationpresented some background and perspectives on the subject of precision agriculture (PA); particularly pertaining to the use of data to a) improve effective use of resources, b) bolster yields and / or product quality, and c) ...

When looking at the wine industry, one might get lost in the web of interactions between vineyards, people, tanks, and other necessary operations to maintain a successfully functioning winery. Other than highly skilled operators and staff, winery software has traditionally ...


EDITION: August 13, 2018

Custom Pub Glasses: As low as 70¢ with our Summer Sudsler Sale!  Also featuring Growlers, Pilsners, Tasters & More. Check out ourdeals below.  

Only a few years ago, the canned wine segment had a limited selection of category pioneers for consumers to choose from, but with growth rates over 50%, more and more wine brands are available in cans making it harder to stand ...

Looking for an advantage in the canned wine segment? We'll be in Northern California on Thursday, Aug. 9 to showcase our latest breakthrough -- wine labeling for cans -- at the Wines and Vines Packaging Conference. <!--[if gte vml 1]&...

On August 9th Maverick will be participating at the Wines & Vines Packaging Conference held at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville. We will be stationed at booth 35 at the show for customers to talk to our Customer Care Dept. about ...

Waiting list available for companies still hoping to participate in successful annual event Wine Industry Network announced today that exhibitor booth space has officially sold out and a waiting list is now open for companies hoping to participate in the ...

Cannabis and wine come together again to discuss impacts of emerging industry Healdsburg, CA, August 6th, 2018 – The Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted the 2ndAnnual North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium on August 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country ...

Vintage 99 Label is pleased to announce the addition of Dan Hughes as Regional Account Manager.  Dan brings over 25 years of experience in helping wineries of all sizes. Having been educated in the printing industry since he was 14, Dan is ...

It’s hard to believe that we’re already in the midst of busy season. Are you making the most of it? VingDirect s partnering with WineDirect to bring you our top 5 tips to ensure your tasting room ...

Quest is proud to introduce The Unstandard II, a collection of bottles designed around the ultimate storytelling – movies. This 24-bottle collection features 8 show-stopping genres that seamlessly extend across 3 brand extensions. From the elegant medallions of Dialogue Gin, to the multicolored ...

In a previous post we discussed how Grapevine Leafroll disease affects grapevines but to quickly recap, Grapevine Leafroll Disease is one of the most common and persistent grapevine diseases; it can have devastating impacts on a vineyard, delaying fruit maturity ...

What happened in the world of wine this July? Your brand new Global Market Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti.        Volume 9Issue No. 7(Click Image) With a new harvest near, Europe’s prices are softening on some wines. Argentina’s ...

Multi-Color Napa now offers premium folding cartons! Our sheet-fed printing platform produces folding cartons that can be embellished with hot-foil stamping, multi-level embossing, and spot varnishes; thereby, providing customers with more decorative options for their folded packaging. Additionally, graphics can ...

By Dawn Dolan Label Analytics has a new unique tool for wineries already in the wholesale market, or those just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to distribution. Many wineries find it difficult to break into the three–tier ...

Email susie@vingdirect.com for a FREE demo!

Before we even get on the sales floor, there are a number of questions (and the answers to these questions) that we have to know. If we don’t know the answers there is no way we can be ...

Erica Harrop, CEO and founder of Global Package LLC, announced that the company will be exhibiting award-winning new designs, the “Sommelier ring” and the “Doble Alto® custom base” at the upcoming Wines & Vines Packaging ...

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 ...

No matter the business size, whether winery or distillery, businesses that succeed with their CRM Strategy, do a couple of things very smartly. First, they recognize the right CRM software implemented will perform exactly for their needs. Second, they explore ...

     In today’s faced paced digital economy, DTC Wineries lag behind most industries with e-commerce representing only 8% of overall sales.*  With most emphasis and investments focused on capturing sales in the tasting room, wineries ...

We are a long-time Napa-based company doing business worldwide and one of the wine industry’s leading bottle etching specialists, looking for someone to join our Production Team as a Warehouse Associate.   Compensation is $13 – $15 per hour DOE; 8 ...

With visitor season is in full swing, you need signs for everything from directional signage, to your doorway or entrance, to parking and washroom signs. Seemingly only a functional item, signs can be a great way to extend your brand ...


EDITION: August 13, 2018

Come visit us for FREE at the largest Packaging Show in the country in October! Use our promo code (below) to secure your ticket.    

 A-B-C’s exclusive Model 156 decaser / single filer is now equipped with an Intelligent Control package that automatically monitors container flow and adjusts the decasing speed to ensure a continuous fill rate.  This feature is designed to optimize ...

With current yield predictions being up for this years harvest, Criveller has tanks in stock and ready to ship. For more than 30 years, Criveller Group has epitomized the best of this craft production by making stainless steel wine ...

Only a few years ago, the canned wine segment had a limited selection of category pioneers for consumers to choose from, but with growth rates over 50%, more and more wine brands are available in cans making it harder to stand ...

Waiting list available for companies still hoping to participate in successful annual event Wine Industry Network announced today that exhibitor booth space has officially sold out and a waiting list is now open for companies hoping to participate in the ...

Cannabis and wine come together again to discuss impacts of emerging industry Healdsburg, CA, August 6th, 2018 – The Wine Industry Network (WIN) hosted the 2ndAnnual North Coast Wine & Weed Symposium on August 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country ...

It’s hard to believe that we’re already in the midst of busy season. Are you making the most of it? VingDirect s partnering with WineDirect to bring you our top 5 tips to ensure your tasting room ...

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft has completed a 143.3 Solar Electric System at Sonoma Academy’s newly constructed Janet Durgin Guild & Commons building.  The building is the first of its kind in the North Bay, an environmental and human ...

What happened in the world of wine this July? Your brand new Global Market Report is here. Courtesy of Ciatti.        Volume 9Issue No. 7(Click Image) With a new harvest near, Europe’s prices are softening on some wines. Argentina’s ...

In the spring of 2017, BioMicrobics paired its BioBarrier® HSMBR® treatment system with ZCL | Xerxes® underground fiberglass tanks at Castello di Amorosa winery. The new system replaced concrete tanks and a leach field, which had failed. In its ...

By Dawn Dolan Label Analytics has a new unique tool for wineries already in the wholesale market, or those just jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to distribution. Many wineries find it difficult to break into the three–tier ...

Email susie@vingdirect.com for a FREE demo!

Are you interested in saving energy? Turning your tanks faster? Minimizing your losses and increasing yield? If you answered YES to any of those questions then you NEED to try floatation. What other process can take you from press cycle ...

Before we even get on the sales floor, there are a number of questions (and the answers to these questions) that we have to know. If we don’t know the answers there is no way we can be ...

Join LAFFORT® General Manager Shaun Richardson for a discussion on the most up to date work on effective yeast nutrition. Effective Yeast Nutrition: The Path to Clean and Dry Fermentations Webinar - August 7th 10:00 am PST Focus on ...

A leader in maintaining industry progress, the American Vineyard Foundation (AVF) is a non-profit organization that relies on voluntary industry contributions to support research in viticulture and enology.  AVF periodically conducts industry-wide surveys in order to define research priorities. AVF ...

  How did you come to the world of wine? Borned in Champagne my parents used to be wine producers. The wine culture has always been part of my families’ life for several generations. At the beginning, when I was 6 years ...

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 ...

No matter the business size, whether winery or distillery, businesses that succeed with their CRM Strategy, do a couple of things very smartly. First, they recognize the right CRM software implemented will perform exactly for their needs. Second, they explore ...

     In today’s faced paced digital economy, DTC Wineries lag behind most industries with e-commerce representing only 8% of overall sales.*  With most emphasis and investments focused on capturing sales in the tasting room, wineries ...

Many breweries find themselves making decisions on the fly and only reacting to what is in front of them. It can be difficult to balance all of your wants, needs, and desires with your budget and within the necessary timeframe. ...

When looking at the wine industry, one might get lost in the web of interactions between vineyards, people, tanks, and other necessary operations to maintain a successfully functioning winery. Other than highly skilled operators and staff, winery software has traditionally ...