Category Archives: Wine – Industry Trends and News

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.
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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 Allen … Continue reading

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The 19th Annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition Now Open for Entries

The 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) has just announced its call for entries for this year’s competition in March. Over the past 19 years, The SFWSC has established itself as the spirits industry’s most influential competition, with an … Continue reading

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Wine Scholar Guild Relaunches Champagne Master-Level

The Wine Scholar Guild is excited to announce the launch of a revitalized and enriched Champagne Master-Level program led by a panel of globally recognized industry experts in January 2019.
Champagne captures the hearts, minds and palates of wine lovers around … Continue reading

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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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