Author Archives: VSheree

San Francisco International Wine Competition Now Accepting 2018 Entries

38th Annual Blind Judging of Global Acclaim Returns

 
 
 
 

Entries are now officially open for the 38th annual San Francisco International Wine Competition (SFIWC), the largest and most influential event of its kind, which will be held this November 17-19 at Hotel Nikko (222 Mason St.) … Continue reading

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Governor Brown Signs Bill to Permit Sidewalk Vending Across California

On September 17, Governor Brown signed the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act (Senate Bill 946), prohibiting criminal penalties for sidewalk vending and treating vendors like other businesses in the state.
“With Senate Bill 946 we can start seeing sidewalk vendors for who they are … Continue reading

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Legalizing Sale of Home-Cooked Food Will Boost California’s Entrepreneurs

Statement by Mark Herbert, California Director for Small Business Majority, on why the California Senate vote yesterday to pass a bill that would permit chefs to sell meals made in their home kitchens is a victory for entrepreneurship.
The California Senate’s … Continue reading

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“Open That Bottle Night” Preview and much more at the 2019 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers

 
Apply now for one of thirty fully-funded fellowships

Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher, founders of “Open That Bottle Night” and renowned wine journalists (grapecollective.com, formerly Washington Post) join a robust faculty of writers, editors, and coaches at the 15th annual Symposium … Continue reading

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2018 Trade Shows Wrap-Up

By Wilbert Jones
Each year between the months of March and June, the city of Chicago hosts some of the most important global trade shows associated with the hospitality industry. Attendees worldwide flock to this windy city to learn about some … Continue reading

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Application Period For Transporting Healthy Food Grants Now Open

The 2018 grants will help improve access to local, fresh foods in underserved communities
Distributors and producers of fresh, local foods are invited to apply to the 2018 Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food, presented in partnership by CSX and The Conservation Fund. The … Continue reading

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Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces Two Sommelier-Targeted Contests

Winners to Visit the Historic Heart of Italy’s Prosecco Superiore Region during the 50th Anniversary of its Appellation Designation 
Charles Communications Associates announces on behalf of its client, The Consorzio of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G., the launch of two national contests for active … Continue reading

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Reynolds Wrap is Hiring its First-Ever Chief Grilling Officer

Reynolds Wrap is looking for a “CGO” to travel to the best barbeque cities across the country and report back on new grilling tips, tricks, recipes and techniques.
Hungry? Good. Reynolds Wrap® – the durable, kitchen staple known for locking in delicious … Continue reading

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