Category Archives: Wine – Industry Trends and News

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

 
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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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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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6 Lessons for Business and Life From Krug Champagne CEO Maggie Henriquez

By V. Sheree Williams

Every brand has a great story to tell and luxury Champagne producer Krug is no different.  For the second time, I had the honor of meeting the company’s CEO, Maggie Henriquez, who I can only describe as … Continue reading

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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
Augment your understanding of winery-specific accounting and finance … Continue reading

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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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