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EDITION: July 16, 2019

Rosé wines are defined by their color, elegance and freshness. The production of Rosé is delicate and requires controlled and technical winemaking. Independently of the wine style and process used, some steps in rosé wine production are ...

Use high contrast artwork that ties into your packaging design to create a clear messageBoldly brand your winery for name recognition with a distinctive graphic that represents your tasting roomSimplify your design to stand out in the crowdWatermark Labels takes ...

Critics praise them, consumers love them – big, juicy, red wines with eyebrow raising levels of ABV.  There’s nothing quite like that robust red from Napa to go with an Angus cut of beef for dinner, right?...

The Model 108RT is the only sweep style depalletizer that runs reverse taper wine bottles, with proprietary features to ensure top bottle stability. With smooth electric operation and soft start, soft stop layer control, this depalletizer will maximize your ...

Santa Rosa, July 9, 2019 - I am delighted to announce the promotion of Gaspar Roby to the new position of Chief Operating Officer of Advanced Beverage Technologies. Gaspar, a graduate of Universidad Nacional de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina, a Fulbright scholar ...

For more than forty years, Criveller Group has provided Internationally-recognized equipment and stainless steel tanks around the world. We currently have 2000 G, 2500 G and 3000 G tanks in-stock and ready to ship!Below are some features that come standard with our ...

We are excited to announce that we are growing our technical sales representatives throughout the US to better serve the needs of our customers. Please feel free to reach out to them for your technical beverage solutions.Pedro Pereira: Pedro ...

Engage in these exciting pre & post-conference events. Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Only A Few Discount Early Bird Tickets Left!   Terpenes, Terroir, Tastings & Tours!   Expand your Wine & Weed ...

We offer FREE courier delivery for any harvest fermentation orders to Central Coast customers in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties - no order minimum is required!San Luis Obispo County CustomersNo order minimumOrders must be placed by July 19...

The QikVin Wine Preservation System is going global.  As more and more wineries, restaurants and patrons order the qikvin on Amazon or on our website - QikVin.com. The ownesr are now traveling the world demonstrating the product in famous ...

Throughout North America, higher spring precipitation has led to increased vigor and canopy densities, lending to amplified incidence and conditions for powdery mildew (Erysiphe necator, Uncinula necator) and Botrytis bunch rot (Botrytis cinerea). Understanding and monitoring disease incidence is ...

With over 30 years experience in the wine analysis industry, Anton Paar is the leader in high-precision laboratory and process wine analysis instrumentation. Some of the industry's biggest names rely on Anton Paar during all stages of the wine production ...

An intense heatwave struck Europe in the final days of June, with temperatures of 40°C (104°F) and above in some areas – records tumbled, sometimes by big margins. Leaves and emerging clusters in parts of the Languedoc were ...

MCC is Back-to-Back JD Fullner Recycling Leadership Award Recipient! For the second consecutive year, The County of Napa awarded MCC Napa with the JD Fullner Recycling Leadership Award. This award recognizes MCC’s waste reduction and recycling efforts. ...

By: Paul Vigna The future of any industry rests with who’s coming along to take the reins. That’s certainly true in winemaking, where families are turning over responsibility to their kids or hiring a college grad. Here are ...

WECO (Woodside Electronics Corporation) has been building optical sorters for 35 years. Bryan Chambers, winegrape manager, explains that they started with tomatoes, then moved on to walnuts and blueberries, and finally to grape sorters starting in 2010. Chambers explained that “WECO ...

Winemaking Yeasts:From the Basics to New Strains Tuesday, July 9th 2019 10:00AM PST Yeast are the key factor in making wine, and have the potential to turn unfermented grape juice into a delightful beverage or into vinegar. Shaun ...

In steel fermentation tanks, the temperature can fluctuate sharply. Concrete has a naturally stabilizing effect on temperatures, and our embedded glycol system keeps it right where you want it, day and night. Set it and forget it!

Waterloo container is proud to offer a great new pressure rated sparkling wine bottle.   Our new "can killer"  provides the perfect option for your sparkling wine product and comes in a convenient twist finish.  ...

WORK STEEL TOE BAMBOO SOCK  Black/Blue Steel Toe $10.00 Per Pair   Our all new sock line won’t knock your socks off because that would defeat the purpose! However, the WORK steel toe crew sock is sure to impress. Heavy ...

Napa, CA  July 10, 2019 — Erica Harrop, President and CEO of Global Package LLC (www.globalpackage.net), recently announced that the company will sponsor the morning Session 2: What Packaging is Selling Wine at the Wines & Vines Packaging Conference ...

Small-scale trials are difficult for wineries as they require small equipment that must be cleaned and monitored. Punching is tedious, and pressing is very labor intensive as automatic presses cannot be used for these quantities. Temperature control and cooling is ...

Keltie Maguire is Minister of Business Expansion at Outshinery, a product photography and video creation company that generates visual marketing assets. Working with businesses worldwide, Outshinery is quickly establishing itself as a marketing and promotion leader within the wine and ...

The Golubitskoe Estate wines are produced using the most up-to-date technology known as “cold process bottling”. Although it helps preserve the taste and natural properties of the beverage it entails... BELUGA GROUP, the largest Russian alcohol company, ...

Last month, we introduced the customer journey: the way your customers interact with your brand from start to finish.The customer journey is everything your customer experiences from the moment they discover you to the day they become your biggest ...

Rabo AgriFinance Announced $10,000 Wine Business Scholarship Fund     Sonoma County, CA – Wine business leaders at the sold-out Wine Business Institute Research Summit held Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Sonoma State University had overwhelming interest in better understanding wine consumers – gathering data on their ...

NoChip Dip, for a distinctive wax-like finish.Etched Images, the creator of NoChip Dip™, is the foremost leader in wine bottle wax dipping, enabling each and every bottle to radiate with a luxurious shine. Our custom dipping wax never ...

Private Membership Manager, Sales Representative, Barrel Sales Representative, Cellar Worker, Wine Sales Specialist ...WineIndustry.Jobs

Fleet management and operator efficiency is now at the power of your fingertips.The first of its kind in the material handling industry, the Hyster Tracker mobile app offers a new level of data driven productivity now at the power ...

Outpost is an ultra-premium winery in Angwin, California. The winery was established in 1998 with the vision of producing wines that are a living, breathing representation of the 28 acre estate vineyard. Outpost crafts 100% varietal bottlings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah ...

Watch PakTech’s Recycling Story Video   Since 2012, they have repurposed 370,719,839 milk jugs into PakTech handles. That has kept over 50 million lbs of plastic out of the landfills and oceans and saved 20 acres of land from being used as landfill waste.   ...

Pressing wine, both red and white alike, is an essential winery option that can ultimately affect yields, as well as overall wine quality and profile. Although pressing wine is a critical process, choosing the right type of press equipment does ...


EDITION: July 08, 2019

Tired of Your Old System Breaking Down? Or Just Looking for a Better Sanitizing Solution Other Than Traditional Chemicals?ClearWater Tech is the leading provider of Ozone Disinfection Systems for the Wine Industry. Wash down walls, floors, equipment, rinse ...

Since merging with SkySquirrel Technologies, VineView has lowered the costs of its services, launched new technologies – including the VineView app – and bolstered its core team.  June 26, 2019 (Napa, Calif.) – VineView, the world’s ...

I recently attended a tour of some vineyards in central Spain, hosted by Lallemand, to introduce some international viticulturists and winemakers to their LalVigne product, which acts to stimulate ripening processes in the grape. I will talk about their ...

TerrAvion NDVI imagery, a crop health index image, will tell you how healthy or stressed your crop is based on plant vigor and chlorophyll levels. This information, collected at key points throughout the season, can be used to assess how ...

Technical Sales Representative, Harvest/Crush Production Team Worker, Business Development & Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Analyst..., WineIndustry.Jobs

Sustainable farming practices at a vineyard for Beckstoffer Vineyards required additional water storage. The water tank needed to be permitted with the local County authority with a submittal package wet-stamped by an engineer. SESOL, Inc. prepared a complete permit package ...


EDITION: July 10, 2019

Like most businesses, yours probably has a variety of physical assets, such as production equipment, office furnishings and a plethora of technological devices. But the largest physical asset in your portfolio may be your real estate holdings — that is, the ...

Affinity Creative Group is excited to join the Wine Industry Network in their 3rd Annual Wine & Weed Symposium on August 8th.  The event will focus on bringing the wine & cannabis industries together through thoughtful discussions between ...

vinSUITE, the leading all-in-one DTC platform for the wine industry, has added a custom wine club option to their already dynamic winery management solutions. Wineries can use this solution as a subscription-based custom wine club or enhance their allocation program.     “...

Engage in these exciting pre & post-conference events. Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Only A Few Discount Early Bird Tickets Left!   Terpenes, Terroir, Tastings & Tours!   Expand your Wine & Weed ...

In this webinar, WineDirect's Jim Agger, VP Sales & Marketing, and Devin Loftis, VP Product, offered meaningful takeaways from our inaugural DTC Sales Report that you can apply to your DTC wine business.Broken down by region, production range ...

An intense heatwave struck Europe in the final days of June, with temperatures of 40°C (104°F) and above in some areas – records tumbled, sometimes by big margins. Leaves and emerging clusters in parts of the Languedoc were ...

MCC is Back-to-Back JD Fullner Recycling Leadership Award Recipient! For the second consecutive year, The County of Napa awarded MCC Napa with the JD Fullner Recycling Leadership Award. This award recognizes MCC’s waste reduction and recycling efforts. ...

"Convert More Guests to Wine Club Members"DATE: Tuesday, July 9th | 9am - 12:30pm(PST)WHERE: ONLINE with a LIVE Trainer!CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

A Wine-Centric CommunityWine Routes provides wine related businesses a profile, custom dashboard, and suite of tools to better connect with consumers, build relationships, and increase brand awareness.If you've ever made travel plans before, you know that every trip ...

Have you noticed that your life seems to be getting busier?Most of us have. And the most of us includes your customers.When you are promoting your events, create a flyer or email that not only tells your customers ...

Waterloo Container now has a 500ml pressure rated bottle just perfect for your sparkling project!  Get the Amber colored Celebration bottle today! Bottle is designed for use with crown or cork and comes in tablock brown kraft box.   Call now ...

Napa, CA  July 10, 2019 — Erica Harrop, President and CEO of Global Package LLC (www.globalpackage.net), recently announced that the company will sponsor the morning Session 2: What Packaging is Selling Wine at the Wines & Vines Packaging Conference ...

When designing your product packaging, there are several key things to consider. These tips can help you effectively reach your ideal consumer with packaging that generates interest and drives product sales.• Know Your Target Audience – Who is purchasing ...

Seasoned RNDC operations expert joins tech-based distributor as COO San Jose, CA, June 26, 2019 — LibDib, LLC is pleased to announce that Josh Zeller, a 20-year veteran of Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), has joined LibDib as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Zeller ...

Last month, we introduced the customer journey: the way your customers interact with your brand from start to finish.The customer journey is everything your customer experiences from the moment they discover you to the day they become your biggest ...

After months of formally improving our quality standards, Taylor Box has officially earned our ISO 9001:2015 Certification!Polaris MEP Project Manager John Gilheeny worked with Taylor Box Quality Manager Donna Costa on developing ISO standards to meet certification requirements and improve ...

Summer is here and the perfect time to enjoy wine slushies.  Overstocks, slow movers?  They are perfect to blend with Wine-A-Rita mixes.  Choose from 8 award winning flavors.  We offer boxed mixes for gift shops and bulk ...

VinterActive’s latest VinQuest™ consumer direct sales report “Top-10 Best Practices for Tasting Room Sales Growth” will give you the answers you’re looking for!Click here to request your FREE wine marketing report nowBased ...

NoChip Dip, for a distinctive wax-like finish.Etched Images, the creator of NoChip Dip™, is the foremost leader in wine bottle wax dipping, enabling each and every bottle to radiate with a luxurious shine. Our custom dipping wax never ...

Technical Sales Representative, Harvest/Crush Production Team Worker, Business Development & Distribution Manager, Supply Chain Analyst..., WineIndustry.Jobs

How to use Instagram Stories to tell your wine brand's storiesTease. Release. Amplify. It's how we break down the steps to making Instagram stories work for your winery. Sounds easy right?  It is, when you understand ...

Partnering with the right winery software is not only necessary for the efficient running of your winery, but also for boosting your winery’s profitability. A well-designed software can help reduce your expenses, while helping you push your wine ...

Screw-caps are great for preserving freshness of wines and giving them longevity. Also with all kinds of innovative design techniques, such as embossing aluminium closures become a vital part of the entire marketing package!


EDITION: July 18, 2019

Like most businesses, yours probably has a variety of physical assets, such as production equipment, office furnishings and a plethora of technological devices. But the largest physical asset in your portfolio may be your real estate holdings — that is, the ...

The Model 108RT is the only sweep style depalletizer that runs reverse taper wine bottles, with proprietary features to ensure top bottle stability. With smooth electric operation and soft start, soft stop layer control, this depalletizer will maximize your ...

For more than forty years, Criveller Group has provided Internationally-recognized equipment and stainless steel tanks around the world. We currently have 2000 G, 2500 G and 3000 G tanks in-stock and ready to ship!Below are some features that come standard with our ...

WALNUT CREEK, CA – July 1, 2019 – Mechanics Bank announced today that it has received a rating of ‘Outstanding’ from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for the Bank’s most recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination period ...

Engage in these exciting pre & post-conference events. Thursday, August 8, 2019 · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country · Santa Rosa, CA REGISTRATION IS OPEN - Only A Few Discount Early Bird Tickets Left!   Terpenes, Terroir, Tastings & Tours!   Expand your Wine & Weed ...

With summer here, employers with outdoor workers need to take steps to protect them from heat illness. Cal/OSHA has workplace safety regulations governing the prevention of heat illness. Progression to serious illness can be rapid. If left untreated, very ...

by Fred SpeerIf occasional pests were just that – an occasional headache that property and facility management had to worry about – then it wouldn’t be a big deal. That’s not the case, however, for many ...

Due to a springtime wetter and cooler than normal, vine development is running behind schedule in California’s growing areas – by between 10 days and 2-3 weeks, depending on location – so that veraison is only now getting underway ...

Like crafting a signature red blend, creating a budget for a capital project can sometimes feel like a cross between guesswork, sorcery and luck. As any project management expert will explain, there is no black magic involved. Instead, budgeting for ...

By: Paul Vigna The future of any industry rests with who’s coming along to take the reins. That’s certainly true in winemaking, where families are turning over responsibility to their kids or hiring a college grad. Here are ...

In this combo training, we will give your team members a thorough understanding of the sales process, and instill confidence in them to ask for the sale each and every time!DATE: Monday, July 22nd | 9am-12pm (PST) Your ...

In most small and large businesses it is important to the company that the guests are satisfied with the service they receive when they visit and (hopefully) purchase.We all know that the experience should be carefully crafted and orchestrated, ...

We are pleased to announce the completion of the search for the General Manager (GM), for our Client, M.A. Silva, USA. Michael J. Bartlett accepted the position from an excellent pool of global experienced candidates. Michael began his career ...

WORK STEEL TOE BAMBOO SOCK  Black/Blue Steel Toe $10.00 Per Pair   Our all new sock line won’t knock your socks off because that would defeat the purpose! However, the WORK steel toe crew sock is sure to impress. Heavy ...

Napa, CA  July 10, 2019 — Erica Harrop, President and CEO of Global Package LLC (www.globalpackage.net), recently announced that the company will sponsor the morning Session 2: What Packaging is Selling Wine at the Wines & Vines Packaging Conference ...

Keltie Maguire is Minister of Business Expansion at Outshinery, a product photography and video creation company that generates visual marketing assets using 3D technology. Working with businesses worldwide, Outshinery is quickly establishing itself as a marketing and promotion leader within ...

The Golubitskoe Estate wines are produced using the most up-to-date technology known as “cold process bottling”. Although it helps preserve the taste and natural properties of the beverage it entails... BELUGA GROUP, the largest Russian alcohol company, ...

New BrandMuscle-powered portal offers custom on-demand POS materials, design services and distributor marketing support to LibDib Makers San Jose, CA, July 15, 2019 — LibDib, the only web-based distributor of alcoholic beverages, today unveiled their new LibDib Instant Impact Portal, an online service ...

Last month, we introduced the customer journey: the way your customers interact with your brand from start to finish.The customer journey is everything your customer experiences from the moment they discover you to the day they become your biggest ...

Rabo AgriFinance Announced $10,000 Wine Business Scholarship Fund     Sonoma County, CA – Wine business leaders at the sold-out Wine Business Institute Research Summit held Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Sonoma State University had overwhelming interest in better understanding wine consumers – gathering data on their ...

Private Membership Manager, Sales Representative, Barrel Sales Representative, Cellar Worker, Wine Sales Specialist ...WineIndustry.Jobs

Fleet management and operator efficiency is now at the power of your fingertips.The first of its kind in the material handling industry, the Hyster Tracker mobile app offers a new level of data driven productivity now at the power ...

Outpost is an ultra-premium winery in Angwin, California. The winery was established in 1998 with the vision of producing wines that are a living, breathing representation of the 28 acre estate vineyard. Outpost crafts 100% varietal bottlings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah ...

Watch PakTech’s Recycling Story Video   Since 2012, they have repurposed 370,719,839 milk jugs into PakTech handles. That has kept over 50 million lbs of plastic out of the landfills and oceans and saved 20 acres of land from being used as landfill waste.   ...

Partnering with the right winery software is not only necessary for the efficient running of your winery, but also for boosting your winery’s profitability. A well-designed software can help reduce your expenses, while helping you push your wine ...

Since Falcon Crop Protection (FCP) began the marketing of its FrightKites™ four years ago, demand for the highly effective product has reached the point where the number of falcon-shaped kites may outnumber those of the real raptors. “We have about 1,500 ...

Look for the Kendall Wine Crew.Get your tickets using the link below if you don't already have them.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-international-bulk-wine-and-spirits-show-visitor-registration-tickets-48548098670?aff=website

The Digest of Wine & Spirit Law brings the franchise laws from every state into clear focus. Turn to this industry reference when you need to change distributors, consider a new market, or just understand the rules in a given ...

Reliable, low-maintenance, portable solar generators are the clean solution to many remote power needs. We've got an array of configurations available to match your electrical demand. From our small, 2-panel compact unit up to our 8-panel solar trailer complete ...