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The 2021 International Winemakers Summit Honors the Contributions of Diverse Winemakers Around the World

Winemaking is a centuries-old profession originating in Old World France and yet, in 2021 little is still known about the rapidly increasing growth of diversity in the industry. With an estimated 80,000 wineries worldwide, the U.S. is 4th in the … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Association To Hold Fancy Food Show September 27-29, 2021

Modified Version of Summer Fancy Food Show Set for Javits Center, New York City The Specialty Food Association (SFA) has scheduled its sole in-person trade show for 2021. Set for September 27-29, it will be known as the Fancy Food Show … Continue reading

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Coalition Of Bay Area Restaurants And Wineries Files Lawsuit Against Governor Newsom For Harmful “Arbitrary And Irrational” Outdoor Dining Ban

The Wine Country Coalition for Safe Reopening fights to reopen safe outdoor service he Wine Country Coalition for Safe Reopening (the “Coalition”) announced today its filing of a lawsuit against Governor Gavin Newsom and California State Public Health Officer Tomás J. Aragón … Continue reading

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Announcing TEXSOM International Wine Awards 2021

Now Accepting Submissions for Wine, Mead, Sake, Cider, and Spirits James Tidwell MS, owner and producer of TEXSOM International Wine Awards, announces entries are open for judging and awards consideration for the 2021 competition to be held April 25-27, 2021 … Continue reading

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Applications Open On January 11 For The James Beard Foundation Food And Beverage Investment Fund For Black And Indigenous Americans

In acknowledgement of the immeasurable contribution that the Black and Indigenous communities have made to the modern American foodscape, the Foundation has launched the James Beard Foundation Food and Beverage Investment Fund for Black and Indigenous Americans. This investment fund … Continue reading

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