Category Archives: Wine – Industry Trends and News

New York World Wine & Spirits Competition Now Accepting 2019 Entries

Judging to take place August 21-22, 2019
Entries are now officially open for the 9th annual New York World Wine & Spirits Competition (NYWSC), taking place on August 21 and 22. This marks the second year with full ownership by The Tasting Alliance, … Continue reading

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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 enter … 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 been … 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.
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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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