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Sonoma County Wine Industry Leaders Collaborate to Launch Innovative Student Program for Future Wine Industry Employees

Originally published on WineIndustryNetwork.com The Family Coppola, including Francis Ford Coppola Winery and Virginia Dare Winery, join together with Sonoma County Vintners and Santa Rosa Junior College to offer a new entry-level, practical training course for students who wish to … Continue reading

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Costco’s Beverage Alcohol Sales Top $4 Billion

Originally published on ShankenNewsDaily.com With more than $4 billion in beverage alcohol sales last fiscal year, Costco has seen steady annual growth in wine, spirits, and beer, even from a huge base. New stores and new beverage alcohol departments have … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation Names 20 Fellows for 2019 Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

~ The future of food is female at annual five-day program empowering women in the culinary world The James Beard Foundation today announced the 20 fellows participating in the 2019 Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (WEL) program, taking place October 27 to November 1 at Costanoa Lodge in Pescadero, … Continue reading

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E. & J. Gallo Winery Unveils “Women Behind the Wine” Empowerment Campaign

— Scholarship and Awareness Program Supports Advancement of Women in the Wine Industry — E. & J. Gallo Winery, through its Wine Dialogues platform, launched the Women Behind the Wine initiative to support professional development of women in the food and beverage business. … Continue reading

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Women of the Vine & Spirits Launches New Benefits to Create Pathways for Supplier Diversity and Market Share for Women-Owned Businesses

– Women of the Vine & Spirits, the world’s leading organization dedicated to empowering and advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry, announced today the launch of new Corporate Membership benefits that support women-owned businesses and supplier diversity programs. Women of the … Continue reading

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Experience Rosé Announces 2019 Events + Open Call for Entries

Wine Competition Devoted to All Things Rosé to be Held in May; Winning Wines Presented to Consumers at ‘The Great Rosé Infusion for Summer’ in June Because every day pairs better with Rosé,” is the philosophy of Craig Palmer and … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Outlaws Cashless Restaurants

Most stores in the city will be required to accept cash starting this July Philadelphia became the first U.S. city to ban cashless stores. The Wall Street Journal reports that as of this July, most retail stores in the city will be required to … Continue reading

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Press Registration Now Open For Nutrition 2019

Experience the American Society for Nutrition’s premier scientific annual meeting in Baltimore or register for virtual newsroom access. Reporters and bloggers are invited to attend Nutrition 2019, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. The meeting will be held June … Continue reading

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