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Alcohol, by far, is still the favorite high for college students

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration via Washington Post

Wine Club pioneer Global Wine Company “decommissions” itself, sources say it has been acquired by a competitor.

Wine Club pioneer Global Wine Company “decommissions” itself, sources say it has been acquired by a competitor. High-profile, wine expert-driven wine shipper,  Global Wine Club (GWC) of San Rafael has “decommissioned “itself and may have been acquired by a competitor.   The sale and “decommissioning” may have been hastened by increased competition in the direct-to-consumer […]

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Wine, spirits & beer increasingly funded with gov’t-regulated crowdsources. Here are the top 11

Source: Crowdfund Capital Advisors

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Blended blush explodes 53%. Total wine consumption up 2.1% by volume and 5.2% in sales

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Food pairing challenge: Consumers moving toward quick and healthy meat alternatives: Nielsen

Source: Nielsen

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Beer continues to dominate American taste buds as wine and spirits decline

Source: Gallup

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If you sell a lot through restaurants, you’d better start worrying about the worst July since 2013

Source (and interactive chart) at: Nation’s Restaurant News

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Described.responsible.gourmet – That’s To Kalon’s new global address

Even the reknowned To Kalon Vineyard doesn’t have an address. What’s more, a search on mighty Google Maps only pulls up the Robert Mondavi Winery and Opus One. Suppose, however, you have a less well-known vineyard, hopyard, or other location without a specific address or way off in the boonies on a dirt road with […]

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Western drought persists, but has improved tremendously in past year.

Right-click images above to enlarge. Source: United States Drought Monitor

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Digital drives physical sales including tasting rooms, brew bars and stores. Use it right or lose $$$

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