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EDITION: May 24, 2019

Italian-based PARSEC, world leader in total winery automation, designs and manufacturers patented technologies that offer centralized, automated, and integrated management of the winemaking process with remote and wireless connectivity from a PC, smartphone, or tablet. Distributed in North America exclusively ...

This year’s winners were selected by the Wine Business Monthly editorial staff, together with the 2019 Innovation + Quality Advisory Board, from a large pool of entries – including new products featured in Wine Business Monthly throughout the past year ...

Aloria Vineyards is a world class vineyard in beautiful Calaveras County. Established in 1996, our Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Malbec, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier grapes have been providing coveted fruit to award-winning wineries, in Calaveras and El Dorado counties, ...

As with standard, single-toast Infusion Spiral Barrel Packs, Rhône Blend sets consist of six individual spirals precision-carved out of 9-inch long cylindrical segments of premium grade stave wood, contained and linked together by a food-grade nylon mesh that ...

Bernard Pradel, owner and inventor at Toasted Oak LLC, pioneered and perfected the process of capturing the many unique and exquisite qualities of French Oak in wine. His liquid oak tannins have opened the door for many producers, both large ...

Check out our $0.99 sale now!  Thinking about offering a glass bottle alternative for your on-the-go Customers?  Now is the time!  We have a great selection of pouches and BIB products to compliment your product offerings and some of them are ...

San Luis Obispo, CA, May 22, 2019 - ClearWater Tech, LLC, manufacturer of smart, sustainable ozone water and air treatment systems since 1986, announce the launch of the new AEROUSnx™ Oxygen Concentrator. Engineered to create up to 95% dry oxygen at 15 SCFH.Air ...

Criveller has several 340g and 475g closed top forkliftable tanks in stock, that can be delivered immediately.  Our forkliftable tanks offer a cylindrical design which offers the most optimal fermentation environment, for both red and white wines.  Criveller forkliftable tanks ...

“With G3 Boutique, we offer simplicity and convenience to the supply chain of small and mid-size wineries. We do this by offering bundled and flexible solutions that leverage G3’s three decades of best-in-class expertise to ensure product and service ...

Enological enzymes have proven their worth in wineries by helping produce wine with enhanced varietal aroma, flavor, mouthfeel, and color. Gusmer is pleased to offer both DuPont® liquid enzymes and BioSelectTM micro-granulate enzymes.

Koch Membrane Systems, Inc. (KMS), a global leader in membrane separations technologies, announces the launch of the Lees-COR family of tubular crossflow systems for the recovery of high-quality juice and wine from lees.  Lees accounts for up to 15% of ...

Labeltronix—Southern California’s leading label printer—recently brought home multiple awards, including three golds, from three industry competitions during the first weekend in May.The company won three gold awards for Excellence in Flexography from the ...

SILKA™ a New Wine Bacteria to Produce Silky Red Wines.Winemakers now know that malolactic fermentation (MLF) is an essential stage in the winemaking process and that certain wine bacteria play a key role in shaping the organoleptic profile ...

Cask unveiled our fastest canning system yet at the CBC-Denver in April. It was a huge success, with production starting July 1,2019. Some of the 'goodies' include  2 Lid dispensers, Bi-Directional HMI Screen, 12 Fill Heads, Inline scale and auto reject, Audio/Visual ...

 We have continued our focused development on the M Prime range of toasts for Cabernet and now have included an M Prime + version for enhanced palate and aromatic attributes.  M: MAISON Our house toast. A medium flame and ...

Printing and applying brilliant, full-color product labels on-demand is fast, easy and affordable with LX-Series Color Label Printers and AP-Series Label Applicators from Primera. Together, they provide a complete print-and-apply solution that is ideal for short- to medium-runs.Watch Videos ...

We’re off to IQ 2019 - the Wine Business Innovation and Quality event – being held on the 22nd and 23rd of May in Napa, California. As this is a one-of-a-kind forum focused on innovations that advance wine quality, ...

The EVOLUTION badge means optimized performance without sacrificing proven reliability. These pumps have undergone an engineering EVOLUTION, leveraging trusted product designs and improving their performance by applying advanced engineering methods. Read the technical data sheet.FDA (Food & Drug Administration) ...

Get Your Early Bird Tickets Before They're All Gone! Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Seating is Limited!   Expert insights on the opportunities and potential threats to wine.   Wine Industry Network Continues ...

How to Maximize Wine PhenolicsPhenolics are complicated plant-derived compounds based on the phenol molecule, a benzene ring with a hydroxyl group attached. Phenolic compounds are responsible for or have a significant influence upon wine color, taste, and mouthfeel. Phenolic content ...

15 years after the launch of the brand, Enartis is sporting a brand new logo as part of our ongoing evolution. It’s an exciting era for our company - our steady growth and ability to adapt in a constantly ...

Quest, the Premium Package Realization™ company, announced at LUXE PACK - NEW YORK today, an innovative starting point for discussing package costs and budgets early into the creative development process for new brands and restaging existing brands. The method is ...

Healdsburg, Calif. (May 23, 2019) — Northern California Wine Country’s largest custom crush and sparkling wine producer, Rack & Riddle, this month unveiled another major facilities expansion at its Healdsburg location. The recent expansion comprises both acquiring a neighboring 67,000-square-foot facility and ...

The Chilean and Spanish markets are highly active as buyers come in from around the world to source. The price-quality ratio these countries can offer on bulk wines is probably the world’s most attractive, though Argentina too possesses ...

FIBRAFIX® TX-R depth filter sheets are an effective method of removing TCA (2, 4, 6-trichloroanisole) from wine and other beverages. Contrary to other methods of TCA-removal, TX-R sheets do not damage original aroma or flavor. The FIBRAFIX® TX-R filter sheets ...

By Paul Vigna Tony Leonardini Tony Leonardini is the winemaker and partner for BNA Wine Group, makers of the rapidly growing Butternut brand, among others. The production for the thousands of cases of wine it makes uses a half-dozen custom-crush ...

Napa, CA  June 15, 2019 — Founder and CEO, Erica Harrop, is pleased to announce that Global Package LLC and Estal Packaging will be showing the SOMMELIER new bottle line at the Innovation + Quality (IQ) Forum, to be held May 22 & 23 ...

Whatever the reason you got into the cannabis-product business, you probably did not get into it to deal with rigorous packaging standards and regulations.  Like many other aspects of bringing cannabis-derived products to market, packaging has its own unique ...

Check out our $0.99 sale now! Thinking about offering a glass bottle alternative for your on-the-go Customers?  Now is the time!  We have a great selection of pouches and BIB products to compliment your product offerings ...

The e-WAK® is the first patented NFC closure dedicated to wineries, allowing them to start a one to one relationship with their end consumers, says the developer Guala Closures Group. It so impressed the judges of this year’...

CCL is committed to preserving the environment not just because it’s the right thing to do but because we all breathe the same air, drink the same water and live with the limited resources of this planet.We ...

Are You Looking at Industry-Focused Expansion? Recently, we're seeing many of our customers expanding, and we're seeing numerous mergers.   Growth is a challenge that every winery, distillery and brewery will face at one point or another, and it can be ...

Napa, CA (May 21. 2019) - Terravant Wine Company, Santa Barbara County’s largest winery announced today it has opened a new corporate office in South Napa which will be the base for its executive sales and marketing operations.   The location was ...

If your customers don't know who you are and what you're all about, it doesn't matter how good your wine is. The biggest mistake we see wineries make is not having a consistent marketing plan. Truly!Communicating ...

MAXIMIZE THE FINER DETAILS with a super smooth paper surface. Can you see the four different processes pop off the deep black background of the smooth surface of SLIDE™ Papers? Hint: printed metallic ink, a flat foil stamp, a ...

French winemaking product supplier announces dates for West Coast (May 16, 2019 - PETALUMA, CA) - Oenofrance USA has opened registration for their Pre-Harvest Technial Meeting series, designed to assist winemakers in gearing up for the upcoming harvest season. This year&...

Wine Business Institute to Convene Leaders and Executives on Economic, Political, Social, and Management Issues Affecting the Wine Industry Sonoma County, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State ...

Choose Wisely for Best ResultsAlthough ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ are both steams, it’s essential to choose the right type to ensure best results, and avoid causing problems for equipment, operators, and worker safety.  An ...

Part Time: Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (24 hours per week) We are a real company looking for real people   Our company, long-time Napa based, doing business world-wide, and one of the wine industry's leading bottle etching specialists, is ...

Viticulturist, Wine Club Manager, Laboratory Technician, Accounting Assistant, Winemaker, Operations Manager,... www.wineindustry.jobs  

By Ashley DuBois Leonard, Founder and CEOThe premise is simple: the best software solutions are the ones that fuel the business’ success and the success of their people. Winery management software is not just a place to house data, ...

INTRODUCING !! Our "Nitro-In-A-Box" ?? Nitrogen Generator Rental  This is a mobile nitrogen generator complete with refrigerated air dryer, air compressor, filters and hoses. This complete unit is delivered to your facility and offers many benefits:   A SECURE SUPPLY OF NITROGEN: a ...

In this video we explain what a Flexcube is, it's benefits, and how it compares to the traditional barrel. 

Happy 61st Anniversary to us! When Ernest and Julio Gallo founded Gallo Glass in 1958, they were launching a new era in bottle making. They had a vision for state-of-the-art glass manufacturing that would meet the needs of customers while minimizing ...

What if you could open an app on your smartphone, drop a location pin where you see deer damage or broken irrigation in your vineyard, and send in a work order for it to be fixed first thing tomorrow morning? ...

When Cru Systems of Napa, CA began its operations, it was to service the bottling needs of our Winemaking customers.  As time went on, several of these winemakers began distilling spirits.  Many saw distilling as an opportunity to ...


EDITION: May 24, 2019

San Luis Obispo, CA, May 22, 2019 - ClearWater Tech, LLC, manufacturer of smart, sustainable ozone water and air treatment systems since 1986, announce the launch of the new AEROUSnx™ Oxygen Concentrator. Engineered to create up to 95% dry oxygen at 15 SCFH.Air ...

Join Duarte Nursery at Duarte Georgetown Vineyards 4661 Spanish Dry Diggins Rd. Greenwood, CA 95635 See, Touch, Taste up to 16 Varieties, 70 Clones. 

“With G3 Boutique, we offer simplicity and convenience to the supply chain of small and mid-size wineries. We do this by offering bundled and flexible solutions that leverage G3’s three decades of best-in-class expertise to ensure product and service ...

Get Your Early Bird Tickets Before They're All Gone! Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Seating is Limited!   Expert insights on the opportunities and potential threats to wine.   Wine Industry Network Continues ...

15 years after the launch of the brand, Enartis is sporting a brand new logo as part of our ongoing evolution. It’s an exciting era for our company - our steady growth and ability to adapt in a constantly ...

PureVine™Vine-by-Vine Diagnostics VineView’s proprietary imaging technology and algorithm-driven data analysis allows us to provide customers with true vine-by-vine diagnostics based off our flights. Called PureVine™, it can help you identify missing vines, chart vigor ...

By Clay Popko, Vice President, Vineyard & Winery Group You may know if your agricultural operation is making money or not, but do you know how profitable it is? For example, how much do you profit per acre of wine ...

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, the North Bay’s largest solar and clean energy provider, announced today that Galen Torneby has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Torneby has extensive construction management and technical experience in the energy industry, ...

The Chilean and Spanish markets are highly active as buyers come in from around the world to source. The price-quality ratio these countries can offer on bulk wines is probably the world’s most attractive, though Argentina too possesses ...

By Paul Vigna Tony Leonardini Tony Leonardini is the winemaker and partner for BNA Wine Group, makers of the rapidly growing Butternut brand, among others. The production for the thousands of cases of wine it makes uses a half-dozen custom-crush ...

Key Headline:  Knowing the Powdery Mildew Spore Count and Possible Fungicide Resistance in Your Vineyard can Help You Make an Informed Management Decision and Make Your Fungal Management Program More Targeted, Sustainable and Cost Effective. Fungicide Resistance of Powdery Mildew.  ...

Zenport EP108 CORDLESS ePruner .5-inch Cut Battery Powered Electric Pruner. Features 2 powerful 4-hour, 2.5Ah 14.4V lithium-ion batteries. Full battery charge will complete 4,000 continuous pruning cuts. This pruner is super light weighing in at 1.5-pounds/0.5kg. The razor sharp cutting blade ...

The latest TerrAvion mobile app can now sync with the TerrAvion OverView web interface! Drop pins and make geotagged notes and photos in the mobile app while your scouting your blocks, and then open them later in your OverView account, ...

Root-Drench (formerly branded as Root-Zone) is a plant protector product administered as a water-conservation soil drench that stimulates the plant’s own production of abscisic acid (ABA). Under normal conditions, plants lose up to 90% of the water ...

Napa, CA (May 21. 2019) - Terravant Wine Company, Santa Barbara County’s largest winery announced today it has opened a new corporate office in South Napa which will be the base for its executive sales and marketing operations.   The location was ...

A hiker is enjoying the smells of nature of being outside when suddenly a new "birth mark" appears on the skin.  It's a tick"Don't panic" one thinks to them-self. The ...

Wine Business Institute to Convene Leaders and Executives on Economic, Political, Social, and Management Issues Affecting the Wine Industry Sonoma County, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State ...

Choose Wisely for Best ResultsAlthough ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ are both steams, it’s essential to choose the right type to ensure best results, and avoid causing problems for equipment, operators, and worker safety.  An ...

Viticulturist, Wine Club Manager, Laboratory Technician, Accounting Assistant, Winemaker, Operations Manager,... www.wineindustry.jobs  

What if you could open an app on your smartphone, drop a location pin where you see deer damage or broken irrigation in your vineyard, and send in a work order for it to be fixed first thing tomorrow morning? ...


EDITION: May 24, 2019

Aloria Vineyards is a world class vineyard in beautiful Calaveras County. Established in 1996, our Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Malbec, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier grapes have been providing coveted fruit to award-winning wineries, in Calaveras and El Dorado counties, ...

Affinity Creative Group is honored our website concept, development and design for Chamisal Vineyards, has been recognized as a winner in the 2019 American Web Design Awards, conducted by Graphic Design USA. This highly anticipated digital marketing competition showcases the power ...

“With G3 Boutique, we offer simplicity and convenience to the supply chain of small and mid-size wineries. We do this by offering bundled and flexible solutions that leverage G3’s three decades of best-in-class expertise to ensure product and service ...

Labeltronix—Southern California’s leading label printer—recently brought home multiple awards, including three golds, from three industry competitions during the first weekend in May.The company won three gold awards for Excellence in Flexography from the ...

A – Analysis of your existing customers and potential customers is the key to retention and successful sales campaigns.   U – Understanding your customers knowledge and attitude of your winery, brand and products delivers value and band loyalty.   D – Demographics of your ...

Printing and applying brilliant, full-color product labels on-demand is fast, easy and affordable with LX-Series Color Label Printers and AP-Series Label Applicators from Primera. Together, they provide a complete print-and-apply solution that is ideal for short- to medium-runs.Watch Videos ...

Get Your Early Bird Tickets Before They're All Gone! Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Seating is Limited!   Expert insights on the opportunities and potential threats to wine.   Wine Industry Network Continues ...

Papi Wines recently reached out to us with a multifaceted branding project. They needed a unique Ice Bucket to pair with Acrylic Champagne Flutes, Champagne Stoppers, Champagne Sippers, and Corkscrews. The color scheme: black. ...

Learn from DTC sales and marketing strategist Laura Larson of Virtual Vines how to leverage CRM, POS and reservation tools to maximize returns among your winery's top clients. This webinar covers a range of topics including:Understanding the value ...

Quest, the Premium Package Realization™ company, announced at LUXE PACK - NEW YORK today, an innovative starting point for discussing package costs and budgets early into the creative development process for new brands and restaging existing brands. The method is ...

By Clay Popko, Vice President, Vineyard & Winery Group You may know if your agricultural operation is making money or not, but do you know how profitable it is? For example, how much do you profit per acre of wine ...

The Chilean and Spanish markets are highly active as buyers come in from around the world to source. The price-quality ratio these countries can offer on bulk wines is probably the world’s most attractive, though Argentina too possesses ...

By Paul Vigna Tony Leonardini Tony Leonardini is the winemaker and partner for BNA Wine Group, makers of the rapidly growing Butternut brand, among others. The production for the thousands of cases of wine it makes uses a half-dozen custom-crush ...

I found an interesting article from Entrepreneur online this week. Written by Travis Bradberry, the article discusses how we learn more through body language than we can through what people tell us verbally.There is lots of useful information for ...

Customer ProfilingThere are many methods and techniques you can use to understand your customers, and customer profiling is arguably one of the most popular of them. While there are many different approaches to this, they are all fundamentally answering the ...

Napa, CA  June 15, 2019 — Founder and CEO, Erica Harrop, is pleased to announce that Global Package LLC and Estal Packaging will be showing the SOMMELIER new bottle line at the Innovation + Quality (IQ) Forum, to be held May 22 & 23 ...

Whatever the reason you got into the cannabis-product business, you probably did not get into it to deal with rigorous packaging standards and regulations.  Like many other aspects of bringing cannabis-derived products to market, packaging has its own unique ...

The e-WAK® is the first patented NFC closure dedicated to wineries, allowing them to start a one to one relationship with their end consumers, says the developer Guala Closures Group. It so impressed the judges of this year’...

CCL is committed to preserving the environment not just because it’s the right thing to do but because we all breathe the same air, drink the same water and live with the limited resources of this planet.We ...

Who doesn’t love a good David versus Goliath story? Underdogs besting much larger and more capable foes is the stuff of legends. When the “little guy” wins against overwhelming odds, a part of us shares vicariously in the triumph. ...

Napa, CA (May 21. 2019) - Terravant Wine Company, Santa Barbara County’s largest winery announced today it has opened a new corporate office in South Napa which will be the base for its executive sales and marketing operations.   The location was ...

If your customers don't know who you are and what you're all about, it doesn't matter how good your wine is. The biggest mistake we see wineries make is not having a consistent marketing plan. Truly!Communicating ...

After more than 200 years in business, Gosling’s has gone through their share of packaging; bottles, boxes, cans, and barrels. Their world famous rum has been kept in all sorts of vessels. You might associate Gosling’s with ...

Strawberry Mango Mix may be your new favorite flavor, it's that good. One of Wine-A-Rita's 7 award winning and top flavors. The all natural mix provides a tropical blend of sweet strawberries and juicy mangos.  Blend with your ...

MAXIMIZE THE FINER DETAILS with a super smooth paper surface. Can you see the four different processes pop off the deep black background of the smooth surface of SLIDE™ Papers? Hint: printed metallic ink, a flat foil stamp, a ...

You may have heard of Leyack Group; a sharp winery consulting firm focused on the engines of growth: sales & marketing tactics and strategy.Well now, we offer full service recruiting.The talent in your team has more bearings ...

Wine Business Institute to Convene Leaders and Executives on Economic, Political, Social, and Management Issues Affecting the Wine Industry Sonoma County, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State ...

Slower DTC Sales Growth Predicted in 2019Top performers use sales training & high frequency marketing to beat the competition         Windsor, CA – May 15, 2019 – After years of double-digit sales gains, winery owners and ...

Part Time: Monday thru Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (24 hours per week) We are a real company looking for real people   Our company, long-time Napa based, doing business world-wide, and one of the wine industry's leading bottle etching specialists, is ...

Viticulturist, Wine Club Manager, Laboratory Technician, Accounting Assistant, Winemaker, Operations Manager,... www.wineindustry.jobs  

Wine Label Testing Methods Compared  Focus Groups vs. Label Analytics Shopper Response Testing  Label Analytics offers analytical reports that wineries at each stage of their development process can take advantage of and use to better their sales ...

Imagine cooking gazpacho with shrimp + packing a suitcase + relaxing on the lake — all while toting a couple of bottles that look like they are, naturally, along for the ride. Ha! That's not happening.But with Outshinery's ...

Happy 61st Anniversary to us! When Ernest and Julio Gallo founded Gallo Glass in 1958, they were launching a new era in bottle making. They had a vision for state-of-the-art glass manufacturing that would meet the needs of customers while minimizing ...

The Digest of Wine & Spirits Law will be on display and available for test-driving at the annual National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA), June 16-19 in Louisville, KY, doorway to the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Industry members are ...


EDITION: May 24, 2019

Check out our $0.99 sale now!  Thinking about offering a glass bottle alternative for your on-the-go Customers?  Now is the time!  We have a great selection of pouches and BIB products to compliment your product offerings and some of them are ...

Bacchus Landing Cellars is a new state-of-the-art storage facility located in breathtaking Healdsburg Wine Country. The project, expected to be completed in the Fall of 2019, features a 52,000 sq. ft. wine storage building that is full insulated and climate-controlled. In addition ...

San Luis Obispo, CA, May 22, 2019 - ClearWater Tech, LLC, manufacturer of smart, sustainable ozone water and air treatment systems since 1986, announce the launch of the new AEROUSnx™ Oxygen Concentrator. Engineered to create up to 95% dry oxygen at 15 SCFH.Air ...

Criveller has several 340g and 475g closed top forkliftable tanks in stock, that can be delivered immediately.  Our forkliftable tanks offer a cylindrical design which offers the most optimal fermentation environment, for both red and white wines.  Criveller forkliftable tanks ...

“With G3 Boutique, we offer simplicity and convenience to the supply chain of small and mid-size wineries. We do this by offering bundled and flexible solutions that leverage G3’s three decades of best-in-class expertise to ensure product and service ...

by Michael Ricioli, Partner, and Sara Harper, Senior Manager, Wine, Beer & Spirits Practice Tax reform, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), provides several tax-planning opportunities for wineries and vineyards.  Below are some of the ...

A – Analysis of your existing customers and potential customers is the key to retention and successful sales campaigns.   U – Understanding your customers knowledge and attitude of your winery, brand and products delivers value and band loyalty.   D – Demographics of your ...

We’re off to IQ 2019 - the Wine Business Innovation and Quality event – being held on the 22nd and 23rd of May in Napa, California. As this is a one-of-a-kind forum focused on innovations that advance wine quality, ...

The EVOLUTION badge means optimized performance without sacrificing proven reliability. These pumps have undergone an engineering EVOLUTION, leveraging trusted product designs and improving their performance by applying advanced engineering methods. Read the technical data sheet.FDA (Food & Drug Administration) ...

Join BPM and Naturally Bay Area, a North Bay nonprofit that connects entrepreneurs, investors and corporate innovators in the food and natural products community, for a night of exciting networking at BPM's San Francisco office.Naturally Bay Area's ...

Get Your Early Bird Tickets Before They're All Gone! Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Seating is Limited!   Expert insights on the opportunities and potential threats to wine.   Wine Industry Network Continues ...

Learn from DTC sales and marketing strategist Laura Larson of Virtual Vines how to leverage CRM, POS and reservation tools to maximize returns among your winery's top clients. This webinar covers a range of topics including:Understanding the value ...

By Clay Popko, Vice President, Vineyard & Winery Group You may know if your agricultural operation is making money or not, but do you know how profitable it is? For example, how much do you profit per acre of wine ...

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, the North Bay’s largest solar and clean energy provider, announced today that Galen Torneby has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Torneby has extensive construction management and technical experience in the energy industry, ...

The Chilean and Spanish markets are highly active as buyers come in from around the world to source. The price-quality ratio these countries can offer on bulk wines is probably the world’s most attractive, though Argentina too possesses ...

Outfitting your winery is an exciting task but browsing equipment specifications with similar descriptions and little guidance for what truly fits your needs can be daunting. New equipment selection can feel like a distraction from the art of wine making ...

By Paul Vigna Tony Leonardini Tony Leonardini is the winemaker and partner for BNA Wine Group, makers of the rapidly growing Butternut brand, among others. The production for the thousands of cases of wine it makes uses a half-dozen custom-crush ...

I found an interesting article from Entrepreneur online this week. Written by Travis Bradberry, the article discusses how we learn more through body language than we can through what people tell us verbally.There is lots of useful information for ...

Customer ProfilingThere are many methods and techniques you can use to understand your customers, and customer profiling is arguably one of the most popular of them. While there are many different approaches to this, they are all fundamentally answering the ...

Napa, CA  June 15, 2019 — Founder and CEO, Erica Harrop, is pleased to announce that Global Package LLC and Estal Packaging will be showing the SOMMELIER new bottle line at the Innovation + Quality (IQ) Forum, to be held May 22 & 23 ...

The Customer Service Representative/Inside Sales position is responsible for the majority of administrative tasks associated with order processing, sales confirmation, and client relations. Their main objectives are to provide exceptional customer service to the client base of the North ...

The e-WAK® is the first patented NFC closure dedicated to wineries, allowing them to start a one to one relationship with their end consumers, says the developer Guala Closures Group. It so impressed the judges of this year’...

CCL is committed to preserving the environment not just because it’s the right thing to do but because we all breathe the same air, drink the same water and live with the limited resources of this planet.We ...

Are You Looking at Industry-Focused Expansion? Recently, we're seeing many of our customers expanding, and we're seeing numerous mergers.   Growth is a challenge that every winery, distillery and brewery will face at one point or another, and it can be ...

Root-Drench (formerly branded as Root-Zone) is a plant protector product administered as a water-conservation soil drench that stimulates the plant’s own production of abscisic acid (ABA). Under normal conditions, plants lose up to 90% of the water ...

Who doesn’t love a good David versus Goliath story? Underdogs besting much larger and more capable foes is the stuff of legends. When the “little guy” wins against overwhelming odds, a part of us shares vicariously in the triumph. ...

Napa, CA (May 21. 2019) - Terravant Wine Company, Santa Barbara County’s largest winery announced today it has opened a new corporate office in South Napa which will be the base for its executive sales and marketing operations.   The location was ...

If your customers don't know who you are and what you're all about, it doesn't matter how good your wine is. The biggest mistake we see wineries make is not having a consistent marketing plan. Truly!Communicating ...

On May 2, 2019 the USPTO released its Examination Guide 1-19, Examination of Marks for Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Goods and Services after Enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill (here: https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Exam%20Guide%201-19.pdf) , which aims ...

Did you know that energy costs represent about 70% - 80% of the total cost of ownership of a compressor?    Traditional Variable Speed Technology vs. Fixed Speed Technology Reduced energy costs with 30-35% in variable demand applications CPVS PM vs. Fixed Speed ...

You may have heard of Leyack Group; a sharp winery consulting firm focused on the engines of growth: sales & marketing tactics and strategy.Well now, we offer full service recruiting.The talent in your team has more bearings ...

Wine Business Institute to Convene Leaders and Executives on Economic, Political, Social, and Management Issues Affecting the Wine Industry Sonoma County, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) in the School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State ...

Choose Wisely for Best ResultsAlthough ‘wet’ and ‘dry’ are both steams, it’s essential to choose the right type to ensure best results, and avoid causing problems for equipment, operators, and worker safety.  An ...

Viticulturist, Wine Club Manager, Laboratory Technician, Accounting Assistant, Winemaker, Operations Manager,... www.wineindustry.jobs  

By Ashley DuBois Leonard, Founder and CEOThe premise is simple: the best software solutions are the ones that fuel the business’ success and the success of their people. Winery management software is not just a place to house data, ...

Wine Label Testing Methods Compared  Focus Groups vs. Label Analytics Shopper Response Testing  Label Analytics offers analytical reports that wineries at each stage of their development process can take advantage of and use to better their sales ...

INTRODUCING !! Our "Nitro-In-A-Box" ?? Nitrogen Generator Rental  This is a mobile nitrogen generator complete with refrigerated air dryer, air compressor, filters and hoses. This complete unit is delivered to your facility and offers many benefits:   A SECURE SUPPLY OF NITROGEN: a ...

Take a look deeper into the Washington wine industry through the eyes of a 4th generation family owned business.

What if you could open an app on your smartphone, drop a location pin where you see deer damage or broken irrigation in your vineyard, and send in a work order for it to be fixed first thing tomorrow morning? ...

The Digest of Wine & Spirits Law will be on display and available for test-driving at the annual National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA), June 16-19 in Louisville, KY, doorway to the famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Industry members are ...

Pacific Gas & Electric filed its state-mandated 2019 wildfire safety plan in February. The $1.5 billion to $2 billion plan proposes to clear vegetation, inspect power lines, install sensors and cameras, and otherwise invest in efforts to prevent a recurrence of the deadly ...