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EDITION: February 12, 2020

The ACIC team will be at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth A506 to answer any questions you might have about your closure needs. We will be showcasing an array of products in our arsenal from natural and ...

The Vinventions Enology Team has developed the Tendency of Evolution test, available on its NomaSense PolyScan P200 polyphenol analyzer. For the first time, winemakers will be able to rely on a rapid analysis to assess the sensitivity of a wine ...

Every year around 12 billion cork stoppers are sold worldwide. Recycling, in addition to increasing the reuse of raw materials, enables the life cycle of cork stoppers to be extended. Therefore, not only is it possible to decrease the costs associated ...

A-B-C’s Model 70 Dual-Head Partition Inserter opens and inserts up to 50 partitions per minute, while cycling at a conservative 25 cycles per minute, providing high speed performance while minimizing machine operating expense and wear.  This partitioner incorporates many features ...

Company Will Showcase Advancements at Unified Wine & Grape Symposium MODESTO, Calif. (January 29, 2020) – Looking to better assist customers in the coming year, G3 Enterprises will be highlighting a variety of new cost-effective solutions, services and locations intended to provide wineries ...

Gusmer is excited to announce the release of the OenoFoss™ Go, the latest in FOSS' line of analytical wine analysis tailored for smaller wineries. The OenoFoss Go is an affordable FTIR based wine lab that is easy to start ...

In 2017, the organic vineyard areas had tripled in 10 years and approximately 5% of worldwide vineyards are now under organic certifications (Figure 1). The growth is also reflected in consumer consumption of organic wines, not only in Europe but all over the world ...

Maverick Enterprises, Inc is pleased to announce a new generation of eco friendly wine capsules called the Absolute Green Line.This new product line for Maverick is an ecological alternative for wineries which provides customers with a capsule manufactured with ...

Fermenting quality wine requires adherence to a strict process with closely regulated temperature control. Failure to properly cool your wine must will result in oxidation damage and an unpleasant aroma. This can be a particularly frustrating occurrence for a newbie ...

According to Will Lomax, most people are fatalistic about the possibility of a destructive earthquake happening sometime in their lives. They cross their fingers, hope for the best and figure if the big one comes, there’s nothing they ...

Come visit Santa Rosa Stainless Steel at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium Trade Show. Our dedicated staff will be there ready to discuss future projects, custom tanks, give budgetary numbers and help you build the perfect vessel for your ...

By Steve FredricksIn 2019, the bulk market was flooded with supply — and pessimism. There were record tons of grapes for sale at the beginning of the 2019 harvest while many tons languished un-harvested. Traditional buyers became sellers, while many buyers opted ...

Potassium Polyaspartate (KPA), the key ingredient in our Zenith Range, has been listed by the TTB under 27 CFR 24.250, allowing for its use in wines destined for the US market.We believe that the future of winemaking will be built through ...

OENODIA North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Braden Harding as their new STARS Line Technician. Braden will be employed as a technician, responsible for operating Oenodia’s STARS Mobile Service units and will assist with the maintenance ...

(February 10, 2020, Novato, CA) – We’ll never know how big this crush could have been!! The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2019 was released today. The 2019 Harvest size rivals the 2014 harvest and is the second smallest ...

Guy Marsala Named Chairman of the BoardConcord, CA – Saxco, the leading North American value-added distributor of rigid packaging to the wine, spirits, craft beer and food markets, announced today that John Berry (JB) has been named the company’...

Napa, CA  February 5, 2020 — Global Package President and CEO, Erica Harrop, unveiled the company’s new logo last December at the WIN Expo, encouraging attendees to weigh in on the design, and the comments were uniformly positive. At ...

Conference to Focus on Increasing Profitability in Wholesale ChannelHealdsburg, CA, January 29, 2020 – Wine Industry Network (WIN) announced today that registration is now open for the 2nd Annual 3-Tier Wine Symposium, a one-day educational conference focused exclusively on the wholesale channel. ...

Oak barrels are an essential part of finishing a great wine. They add layers of refinement and elegance as they impart flavor, aroma, and influence the color, tannin profile, and texture of the wine. At Presque Isle Wine Cellars we ...

Inspired by the early morning freshness of the pristine Siberian taiga, «Alcohol Siberian Group» presents a new premium vodka: the «Five Lakes Organic Filtered». To produce the special edition a unique organic filter is used. ...

Nearly four years ago I moved to Sonoma County.  Since then I’ve seen drought, record rainfall, and devastating fires. The fires were too close for comfort but we were blessed to not lose our home or business. ...

“I don’t want to annoy people.” “It’s so corporate!” “Too pushy.”Sound like something you’ve said about why you’re not emailing your customers? Push these myths ...

We are very grateful to everyone who came by our booth, recounted their experiences, and shared future plans using our winemaking protocols.We appreciate the trust you put in our protocols and are delighted to see how satisfied you are ...

We have the largest inventory of high-caliber used wine equipment!Contact Revolution and let us remove the hassle of selling yours.Trust the Experts – Call Today!Call 707-573-3154 or email: sales@revolutionequipmentsales.com

What is Container Logic SRP?Container Logic maintains a fleet of European-made stainless steel containers and will be exhibiting at the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium throughout the week in Sacramento. We have different sizes/styles of containers to meet ...

Barrel Sales Representative, Shipping/Receiving Driver, Tasting Room Manager, Accounting Manager...See more at www.WineIndustry.Jobs 

Warehouse safety is a top priority for employers who understand the high costs of workplace accidents, ranging from damaged equipment to potential lawsuits. In recent years, to address that concern, equipment manufacturers have added many built-in safety features and add-on ...

ifm is proud to announce that it has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to its most valuable asset, its employees. This prestigious accolade recognizes ifm’s innovative, supportive, and collaborative workplace environment that ensures ...

Precision Winemaking - Trenolin® Rosé DFFirst ever low colour extracting press enzyme! For pale rosé and Pinot Gris without a reddish hue!Trenolin® Rosé DF is a liquid enzyme formulation for processing rosé, Blanc ...

Do you have the need to drive the DTC component of you brand? Do you wish for the latest state of the art facility to craft your premium wines? Grand Cru Custom Crush is currently interviewing potential clients for the 2020 ...

Join us on May 7th - Register Early for Discounted Pricing Thursday, May 7, 2020  · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Registration is Now OPEN - Seating is limited!   Driving Results through Distribution   Increasing Profitability in the Wholesale Channel   Seating is Limited / Register ...

In the next two days you can visit Herti’s booth at the Oregon Wine Symposium.Learn from experts across the wine business, connect with colleagues and exhibitors. Attend lectures to learn more about growing your wine business!There ...

Cru Bottling Systems is excited to add to our current offering of compact modular bottling systems. We are now offering our customers Professional Engineering Services as well! Our Engineering Department specializes in fabricating difficult, hard to find parts, especially ...

Casa Cristal Nursery opened in 1990 with a commitment to growing relationships as well as vines.  The company has been partnering with growers for three decades, providing healthy, true-to-type grapevines and rootstock backed by quality assurance and exceptional service unparalleled ...

Entry Deadline has been extended to January 30th  DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY  GET YOUR WINES IN FRONT OF THESE JUDGES BevMo! Bottle Barn  Drager's   Sonoma's Best &...

January 30th, 2020The GrapeConnect team is pleased to share our Grape and Bulk Wine Market Pricing Report for 2019, which aims to reflect a unique level of appellation granularity and actual spot-market pricing data aggregated from GrapeConnect, our partners, as well ...

Impresstik will be exhibiting its popular VAC3000 labeling machine at the upcoming Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in Sacramento. The VAC3000 is truly one of the most versatile labeling machines available. With a small footprint and ability to label a ...

SAFŒNO HD A54FOR INTENSELY FRUITY WHITE AND ROSÉ WINES SafŒno HD A54 has been created through a Lesaffre R&D yeast hybridization program. This work aimed to overexpress fermentative floral and fruity ...


EDITION: February 17, 2020

Potassium Polyaspartate (KPA), the key ingredient in our Zenith Range, has been listed by the TTB under 27 CFR 24.250, allowing for its use in wines destined for the US market.We believe that the future of winemaking will be built through ...

Stop by booth B1046 to see VineView’s new Terra Insights feature. Today, VineView has added a new tool to the box with the Terra Insight layers that display soil boundaries and topography in conjunction with our scientific vigor ...

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 157.6 kW DC solar system at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Concord, CA.  The system is designed to provide over 91% ...

The 2020 Southern Hemisphere harvests are underway and lack of water is a concern in Australia, Argentina and Chile. The incredibly high temperatures and bushfires of the Australian summer have been well-documented, while a precipitation shortfall in Mendoza – combined with ...

AV has decided to extend our winter discount through the end of February. Soil moisture probes, weather stations, irrigation system automation, pump and pond level sensing, etc. All discounted up to 15% off. Whether you are adding to your ...

Full architectural services for a new 20,000 case winery and remodeling of an existing residence into offices and tasting facilities. INFO@HALLANDBARTLEY.COM

Agri-Analysis is pleased to exhibit at the Unified Symposiumon February 5-6 in Cal Expo in Sacramento. Please visit us at booth number #B734 in the main floor of Building B to discuss updates on grapevine leafroll and red blotch viruses, ...

It's tradeshow time of year for those of us in the horticulture industry! If you want to keep your plant and tree displays looking fresh and healthy, spray them with Moisture-Loc before you bring them into the halls of ...

Nearly four years ago I moved to Sonoma County.  Since then I’ve seen drought, record rainfall, and devastating fires. The fires were too close for comfort but we were blessed to not lose our home or business. ...

Installing line posts is the second step in the fence installation process [after driving in ground sleeves]. Before mounting line posts, it is best to read these fence post installation tips:1. Line posts will be placed every 15-20 feet along ...

We have the largest inventory of high-caliber used wine equipment!Contact Revolution and let us remove the hassle of selling yours.Trust the Experts – Call Today!Call 707-573-3154 or email: sales@revolutionequipmentsales.com

Tasting Room Associate, Communications Manager, Spare Parts Coordinator, Conference/Events Manager...See more at www.WineIndustry.Jobs

Warehouse safety is a top priority for employers who understand the high costs of workplace accidents, ranging from damaged equipment to potential lawsuits. In recent years, to address that concern, equipment manufacturers have added many built-in safety features and add-on ...

ifm is proud to announce that it has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to its most valuable asset, its employees. This prestigious accolade recognizes ifm’s innovative, supportive, and collaborative workplace environment that ensures ...

Casa Cristal Nursery opened in 1990 with a commitment to growing relationships as well as vines.  The company has been partnering with growers for three decades, providing healthy, true-to-type grapevines and rootstock backed by quality assurance and exceptional service unparalleled ...


EDITION: February 19, 2020

Anaheim, Calif.—ReThink Labeling announces the arrival of the long-anticipated Epson C6500 color inkjet printers that produce up to 8-inch labels suitable for a broad range of consumer products.These durable, state-of-the-art workhorse printers are now ready ...

A-B-C’s Model 70 Dual-Head Partition Inserter opens and inserts up to 50 partitions per minute, while cycling at a conservative 25 cycles per minute, providing high speed performance while minimizing machine operating expense and wear.  This partitioner incorporates many features ...

Print & Cut-out your labels all-in-one machine. LX610’s combines printing and precision die-cutting into one easy, timesaving step. Just import your design and select a cut format. Choose from standard die-cuts such as squares, circles or rectangles in ...

Wholesale Boomerang corkscrews are a silent favorite in the wine industry and it’s not hard to see why. The corkscrews are by nature TSA-Approved (check out how they have an integrated foil cutter instead of a knife) and ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE California and Oregon wineries can now fully offset carbon emissions from their DTC packages using WineDirect fulfillment.> Read the full press release.

The 2020 Southern Hemisphere harvests are underway and lack of water is a concern in Australia, Argentina and Chile. The incredibly high temperatures and bushfires of the Australian summer have been well-documented, while a precipitation shortfall in Mendoza – combined with ...

Guy Marsala Named Chairman of the BoardConcord, CA – Saxco, the leading North American value-added distributor of rigid packaging to the wine, spirits, craft beer and food markets, announced today that John Berry (JB) has been named the company’...

1. Gaining New Wine Club Members2. Retaining the Wine Club Members you have How can you focus on both?! Click below!

Napa, Calif. – Napa Valley-based Wineshipping, LLC and Kennewick, WA-based Vintners Logistics LLC have announced a joint venture to be known as Vintners Direct. Based out of Vintners Logistics’ warehouse in Kennewick, in the heart of Washington wine ...

I have a role that puts me in contact with winery owners, analysts, entrepreneurs and occasionally even people with checkmarks next to their Twitter accounts. They run the gamut. I get a couple hundred emails a day - most of ...

Forget the Marketing FunnelThe traditional idea of the customer journey is focused on the concept of the customer funnel. Driving a customer from awareness and interest down into a purchase – then rinse and repeat to increase brand loyalty and ...

Napa, CA  February 5, 2020 — Global Package President and CEO, Erica Harrop, unveiled the company’s new logo last December at the WIN Expo, encouraging attendees to weigh in on the design, and the comments were uniformly positive. At ...

It’s a very exciting time for FRANMARA, INC. We are proud to announce our 50th anniversary in business and our new catalog is just being released.We carry all types of corkscrews from $0.50 to over $1,300.00.  We carry ...

We like to believe there is still a use for newspaper ads and print marketing. Like a bottle of traditional craft liquor or wine, the value remains and or increases with time. However, it would be biased to discredit the ...

“I don’t want to annoy people.” “It’s so corporate!” “Too pushy.”Sound like something you’ve said about why you’re not emailing your customers? Push these myths ...

With global challenges in the headlines, it’s time to reconsider the advantages of American manufacturing.At Taylor Box, we’ve been making premium and luxury paperboard specialty rigid boxes in the USA since 1885. In that time, we&...

Celebrating our 15th year with new package design and new formulas.  Following the industry trends, we will be all natural color, all natural flavor and a little less sweet.  What's not to love!  Wine-A-Rita drink mixes ...

Data-driven, personalized marketing has become nearly ubiquitous in today’s hyper-competitive economy. But is it really necessary? Can’t you just mail more generic offers at a lower cost and get the same results? Not anymore. Why? Because ...

All wax is 15% OFF Sale Ends 2/29/2020NoChip Dip™ is available in 20 illuminated and flawless colors, including metallics. LowTemp Dip® is offered in 6 beautiful and vibrant colors. Don't miss getting 15% OFF wax this month only.Dipping ...

Tasting Room Associate, Communications Manager, Spare Parts Coordinator, Conference/Events Manager...See more at www.WineIndustry.Jobs

When it comes to marketing your winery, it's all about the consumer. That's the one theme that sums up everything we gathered from last month's Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium in California. Or, at least it should ...

In the next two days you can visit Herti’s booth at the Oregon Wine Symposium.Learn from experts across the wine business, connect with colleagues and exhibitors. Attend lectures to learn more about growing your wine business!There ...

Welcome to the revolution: Flower Cap is Pelliconi's latest addition. Give your customer a totally new experience with Flower...and welcome the revolution.To know more about Flower Cap and all our products go to: https://www.pelliconi.com/...

Sonoma Sterling Limousines would like to welcome YOU to our Northern Sonoma County Wineries for two fun-filled weekends of the 43rd Annual Barrel Tasting this coming March! Barrel Tasting takes place March 6-8 & 13-15, 2020. This is your chance to ...

This guide originally appeared in Nimbletoad's Blog.  For the latest on winery marketing including The Art of Storytelling in Marketing Your Winery please visit us today.   Even as eCommerce is taking over most industries, wineries tend to lag behind. According ...


EDITION: February 12, 2020

The Vinventions Enology Team has developed the Tendency of Evolution test, available on its NomaSense PolyScan P200 polyphenol analyzer. For the first time, winemakers will be able to rely on a rapid analysis to assess the sensitivity of a wine ...

Stop by the Wright Contracting booth to chat with our team about your winery-building vision. Our experience with winery projects ranging from small renovations to completely new hospitality, production, storage and administrative facilities will ensure that your project is ...

Company Will Showcase Advancements at Unified Wine & Grape Symposium MODESTO, Calif. (January 29, 2020) – Looking to better assist customers in the coming year, G3 Enterprises will be highlighting a variety of new cost-effective solutions, services and locations intended to provide wineries ...

Fermenting quality wine requires adherence to a strict process with closely regulated temperature control. Failure to properly cool your wine must will result in oxidation damage and an unpleasant aroma. This can be a particularly frustrating occurrence for a newbie ...

According to Will Lomax, most people are fatalistic about the possibility of a destructive earthquake happening sometime in their lives. They cross their fingers, hope for the best and figure if the big one comes, there’s nothing they ...

The new decade is starting off with a tsunami of new laws and regulations that will affect California businesses. Companies operating in California will have to be prepared for significant changes or open themselves up to potential litigation, fines, and ...

By Steve FredricksIn 2019, the bulk market was flooded with supply — and pessimism. There were record tons of grapes for sale at the beginning of the 2019 harvest while many tons languished un-harvested. Traditional buyers became sellers, while many buyers opted ...

OENODIA North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Braden Harding as their new STARS Line Technician. Braden will be employed as a technician, responsible for operating Oenodia’s STARS Mobile Service units and will assist with the maintenance ...

With a new decade in full swing, the 2020 DTC Wine Symposium delivered on its promise yet again to explore fresh and compelling DTC topics. Our client success and product teams seized the opportunity to connect with clients and partners in ...

Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 157.6 kW DC solar system at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Concord, CA.  The system is designed to provide over 91% ...

(February 10, 2020, Novato, CA) – We’ll never know how big this crush could have been!! The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2019 was released today. The 2019 Harvest size rivals the 2014 harvest and is the second smallest ...

Training your leadership team is invaluable to the overall success of the business.The Supervisor's Toolkit Series was designed to help your managers develop effective leadership skills.February 2020 SessionsSupervisor’s Toolkit I: Supervisory FundamentalsFebruary 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmDISCOVER ...

1. Gaining New Wine Club Members2. Retaining the Wine Club Members you have How can you focus on both?! Click below!

In this week’s and next week’s blogs we are going to take a look into the very different types of people walk into wineries and what kinds of questions you can ask to each of the ...

Napa, Calif. – Napa Valley-based Wineshipping, LLC and Kennewick, WA-based Vintners Logistics LLC have announced a joint venture to be known as Vintners Direct. Based out of Vintners Logistics’ warehouse in Kennewick, in the heart of Washington wine ...

I have a role that puts me in contact with winery owners, analysts, entrepreneurs and occasionally even people with checkmarks next to their Twitter accounts. They run the gamut. I get a couple hundred emails a day - most of ...

UNDERSTANDING ANALYTICSData consumption, manipulation, and decision-making are making their way into the everyday lexicon of the wine industry. The forward movement into the world of data means a bright future ahead for those who adopt analytics as a driver for ...

Napa, CA  February 5, 2020 — Global Package President and CEO, Erica Harrop, unveiled the company’s new logo last December at the WIN Expo, encouraging attendees to weigh in on the design, and the comments were uniformly positive. At ...

Earthbind es de calidad, versátil, estabilizador profundizado del suelo, y agente de la eliminación de polvo. Diluido en agua, Earthbind puede ser aplicado a los caminos, en ambientes donde la fuerza del ...

Key coverage provisions to understand before something happens Things are changing. In 2008, most employment practices claims came from wrongful termination. By 2012, the majority of claims were the result of retaliation, and race & sex discrimination (including harassment and pregnancy discrimination). ...

Conference to Focus on Increasing Profitability in Wholesale ChannelHealdsburg, CA, January 29, 2020 – Wine Industry Network (WIN) announced today that registration is now open for the 2nd Annual 3-Tier Wine Symposium, a one-day educational conference focused exclusively on the wholesale channel. ...

Inspired by the early morning freshness of the pristine Siberian taiga, «Alcohol Siberian Group» presents a new premium vodka: the «Five Lakes Organic Filtered». To produce the special edition a unique organic filter is used. ...

It's tradeshow time of year for those of us in the horticulture industry! If you want to keep your plant and tree displays looking fresh and healthy, spray them with Moisture-Loc before you bring them into the halls of ...

New partnership helps small wine and spirits brands secure chain visibility San Jose, CA, January 29, 2020 — Wholesale alcohol distributor, LibDib, and leading retail placement professionals, Edge Beverage Consulting, today announced a partnership that allows emerging wine and spirits brands to more ...

Nearly four years ago I moved to Sonoma County.  Since then I’ve seen drought, record rainfall, and devastating fires. The fires were too close for comfort but we were blessed to not lose our home or business. ...

“I don’t want to annoy people.” “It’s so corporate!” “Too pushy.”Sound like something you’ve said about why you’re not emailing your customers? Push these myths ...

As suspected, legal challenges have been made to both AB-51, which prohibits mandatory arbitration in employment, and AB-5, the new independent contractor test.  Below is a brief summary of the challenges and what it may mean for your business. Arbitration ...

Let's dissect a good specimen and learn from itMost wineries have been utilizing email marketing for a very long time, as part of their mailing list or membership program (Club/Release/Offering methods alike).Each email is an opportunity ...

We have the largest inventory of high-caliber used wine equipment!Contact Revolution and let us remove the hassle of selling yours.Trust the Experts – Call Today!Call 707-573-3154 or email: sales@revolutionequipmentsales.com

What is Container Logic SRP?Container Logic maintains a fleet of European-made stainless steel containers and will be exhibiting at the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium throughout the week in Sacramento. We have different sizes/styles of containers to meet ...

Barrel Sales Representative, Shipping/Receiving Driver, Tasting Room Manager, Accounting Manager...See more at www.WineIndustry.Jobs 

Warehouse safety is a top priority for employers who understand the high costs of workplace accidents, ranging from damaged equipment to potential lawsuits. In recent years, to address that concern, equipment manufacturers have added many built-in safety features and add-on ...

ifm is proud to announce that it has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for its commitment to its most valuable asset, its employees. This prestigious accolade recognizes ifm’s innovative, supportive, and collaborative workplace environment that ensures ...

For several decades, we’ve had the honor of serving the Western United States, and have earned a reputation for quality construction, but that’s not enough. We understand that there are a number of good builders to ...

Join us on May 7th - Register Early for Discounted Pricing Thursday, May 7, 2020  · Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Registration is Now OPEN - Seating is limited!   Driving Results through Distribution   Increasing Profitability in the Wholesale Channel   Seating is Limited / Register ...

Celebrating 40 years of business, the Nordby Companies have seen their fair share of success and turmoil. The story of Craig Nordby is a familiar story of a family business with a bright future. He leads a group of Sonoma County&...

To assure that your market expansion plans run smoothly, it's crucial to thoroughly evaluate potential new markets. You need to know which states are likely to have strong sales for your brand, but that's only part of the ...

Entry Deadline has been extended to January 30th  DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY  GET YOUR WINES IN FRONT OF THESE JUDGES BevMo! Bottle Barn  Drager's   Sonoma's Best &...

January 30th, 2020The GrapeConnect team is pleased to share our Grape and Bulk Wine Market Pricing Report for 2019, which aims to reflect a unique level of appellation granularity and actual spot-market pricing data aggregated from GrapeConnect, our partners, as well ...