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N. America Leads World In Consumer Confidence

Source: Nielsen

Turning White Wine Into Red: Recommendation Failures & The Alchemy Of Context

“[N]o event or object is ever experienced in perfect, objective isolation. It is instead subject to our past experiences, our current mood, our expectations, and any number of incidental details—an annoying neighbor, a waiter who keeps banging your chair, a beautiful painting in your line of sight. With something like wine, all sorts of societal […]

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Traditional Packaging Still Rules

Source: vinostat.com/

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WineGavel Owner Gets Jail For Embezzlement

The owner of WineGavel is finally going to jail, two and a half years years after Wine Industry Insight first broke the story of disappearing wine and mis-managed auction. See WineGavel Sued By Rare, Fine Wine Collectors for that original 2012 article. The Napa Valley Register reported this morning that Joshua Krummenoehl, 41, of Brooklyn, […]

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Boomers Still Driving Wine Market

Source: Silicon Valley Bank, 2015 State Of The Industry,P.31

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2014 Wine Grape Crush Pushing 4 Million Tons?

2014 Wine Grape Crush Pushing 4 Million Tons Source: Allied Grape Growers

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Shannon Ridge Family of Wines has bought 430 acres of Lake County vineyards.

NEWS RELEASE January 26, 2015 The purchases include 280 acres in Long Valley, an area due to its lower elevation and cool moist climate, slated to be planted with Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir; 100 acres from 3 different properties in the Big Valley/Kelseyville area planted with Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc; and 50 acres […]

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Social and Search Dominate App Time

Source: Nielsen

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NY Times Uses Hill Wine Company Debacle To Take A Shot At Napa Valley

Napa Valley’s reputation took a hit from the New York Times on Sunday in an article about the Hill Wine Company implosion and Jeff Hill’s antics. The article: in “Vino Veritas. In Napa, Deceit” offered a general interest summary that hit a few of the high points of this highly complicated case. In the process, […]

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Casinos Making Native Americans Poorer

Source: Economist

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