Category Archives: Wine – Industry Trends and News

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.
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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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ROK Stars Launch Graffiti Wine

ROK Stars PLC, the consumer products company co-founded by U.S. billionaire John Paul DeJoria and U.K. entrepreneur Jonathan Kendrick, has announced its ROK Drinks division is expanding its beverages portfolio with the launch of Graffiti Wine.
ROK has sourced its Graffiti Wines from off-the-beaten-path … Continue reading

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Quest Wins 2016 Most Innovative Wine Packaging Award

Panel of creative and design experts bestow award for best new innovation in design to the technology leader in wine and spirits bottle decorating.

Quest, the leading bi-coastal bottle packaging company, was awarded the 2016 most innovative wine packaging award among … Continue reading

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Liquor Wholesaler and Three Employees Indicted for $9 Million Scheme to Smuggle Liquor from Maryland to New York

Originally released by U. S. Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland
A federal grand jury indicted Republic National Distribution Company, LLC, and its employees, Eugene Gerzsenyi, age 52, of Glen Burnie, Maryland; Jason Lockerman, age 38, of Bel Air, Maryland; and Lisa … Continue reading

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