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Perdue studied physics and biology in college and usually works those into his books. He received his B.S. (1972) with distinction from Cornell University. He has served on the faculties at UCLA and Cornell University, founded four companies including two technology firms, a wine company and a magazine, and been a top aide to a U.S. Senator and a state governor. He has also run political races for Congress, worked as a Washington (D.C) correspondent (Ottaway/Dow-Jones, States News Service), a columnist for Gannett, The Wall Street Journal Online, CBS Marketwatch and TheStreet.Com, and a book reviewer for Barron’s.

Six Years Of California Bulk Wine

Source: Turrentine Brokerage

Court Settlement: Wine Producers Now On Hook For Prop 65 Health Warnings At Retailers

Wine producers — not just retailers — are now on the hook for making sure that every retail establishment in the state that sells its wines complies with Prop 65 health warnings. Any instance of non-compliance could mean fines or more lawsuits. According to a letter (below) sent to Wine Institute members on Thursday, July […]

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NEWS FETCH – July 30, 2014

TOP NEWS Can Treasury Wine Estates Ltd be the punchbowl of Asia? Calif wine industry strong despite bumps in road Argentina’s potential debt default could cause wine prices to fall IRI warns of US food and beverage promo fever NZ growers in £8.5m “skinny” wine push China loses its shine Calif cities among slowest in […]

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Wine: Only Alc Bev Where Per Capita Consumption Is Above 1977 Level

Source: 2014 Report, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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The Wine Foundry Acquires Small Lot Custom Crush Facility in Napa

NEWS RELEASE July 29th, 2014 Sonoma, CA – The Wine Foundry has purchased the custom crush operations and facility of Juice Box in Napa and will be moving its operations to the new location. The Wine Foundry currently operates out of Opal Moon Winery located in the 8th Street Winery Park in Sonoma. The company […]

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NEWS FETCH – July 29, 2014

TOP NEWS Courts Finally Catch Up To WineGavel Auction Site Founder Water is the next oil in a rush to turn resources into profit Treasury boosts Penfolds sales, avoids takeover Farmers drilling deeper for water as drought drags on 12 Reasons why you should use Case Displays in your next brand **Sponsored Link* CALIFORNIA BRIEFS […]

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Courts Finally Catch Up To WineGavel Auction Site Founder

Almost two years ago, Wine Industry Insight broke the story of disappearing wine and mis-managed auction lots plaguing the online auction site, WineGavel (WineGavel Sued By Rare, Fine Wine Collectors). Since then, lawsuit after lawsuit has plagued the company even after new management stepped in to try and clean things up: WineGavel Battling Remy Cointreau […]

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Taxes: A Big Reason Your Wine Has China Troubles

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NEWS FETCH – July 28, 2014

TOP NEWS Farmers Hurt, LA Pools & Lawns Still Guzzling Water – New Data (No Surprise) Major wine companies should not pin their futures on China Priceline Pays $2.6 Bill For OpenTable Major Brands To Acquire Fellow Missouri Wholesaler MoBev Is it the Right Time to Start a Second Label? 12 Reasons why you should […]

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NEWS FETCH – July 25, 2014

TOP NEWS China’s Cofco says its muscle will beat import rivals Kurniawan to forfeit $20 million, final sentence set for Aug 4 Delta Tunnel backers accused of lies & free speech suppression 10 Must-Have Documents to Have Ready For Your Distributor Meeting **Sponsored Link* CALIFORNIA BRIEFS As bribery case continues, CalPERS reaps profits from tainted […]

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