Category Archives: Wine – Industry Trends and News

UC Davis Extension Announces Summer Courses in Viticulture and Wine Business

UC Davis Extension offers a variety of courses for novice and experienced grape growers, winemakers and wine lovers. The following courses will take place June-Sept. 2018 in Davis, unless otherwise indicated.
Winery Accounting and Finance for Executives
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New Wine Industry Symposium Focused on Long-Term Winegrowing Strategies in Face of Climate Change

New wine industry symposium titled Bordeaux in America: The Climate Disruption(TM) will be held on June 7th, 2018 at Ramekins Culinary School & Events Center in Sonoma, California. The event is sponsored by Enologix and affiliated partners.
Bordeaux in America: The Climate Disruption is the only executive conference aimed … Continue reading

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Craft Wine Association Launches

Newly Formed Oregon-based Non-Profit Certifies Craft Wineries Nationally
This week Craft Wine Association, a not-for-profit organization launched dedicated to supporting small-scale, independent wineries and the craft wine community. “There is a major need in the marketplace to close the gap between … Continue reading

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Registration Opens For SommCon®

A Three-Day Educational Conference For Wine Industry Professionals And Enthusiasts
SommCon® returns to San Diego, CA, November 15-17, 2017, bringing together beverage industry professionals of all levels to discuss, develop and lead the conversation on the business of wine.
SommCon’s® education is built by some of … Continue reading

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Women of the Vine & Spirits to hold first of its kind Executive Summit in New York City

World’s leading organization advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry will host top industry executives at summit focused on women’s leadership initiatives
Women of the Vine & Spirits, the leading trade alliance devoted to the advancement of women in the alcohol … Continue reading

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Moët Hennessy: China Will be a Fine Wine Producing Country

Jean-Guillaume Prats, CEO of Moët Hennessy Estates & Wines, predicts that China will become a fine wine producing country, affirmed by the luxury group’s first ever high-altitude wine ‘Ao Yun’ produced in Shangri-la of Yunnan province.
“Every market in the world which … Continue reading

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Wine & Spirit Education Trust Announces WSET Week USA – May 1-7

“Grape to Grain” Classes & Experiences Give a Taste of Wine, Spirits & Sake Higher Education for the Beverage Curious
Since 1969, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has overseen the education of drink enthusiasts and beverage professionals worldwide, offering globally … Continue reading

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Women of the Vine & Spirits™ Announces Foundation & Scholarship Fund

Foundation to provide scholarships and awards for women in alcohol beverage industry
Women of the Vine & Spirits™, the world’s leading organization dedicating to the support and advancement of women in the alcohol beverage industry, has officially launched the Women of … Continue reading

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