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Lewis Perdue is an entrepreneur, technologist, scientist, professor, author, publisher, journalist, and outdoorsman. Click here for more on Lew. Email Lew at: lewis[dot]perdue[at]wineindustryinsight[dot]com

Wine, beer & spirits narrowly squeak by 2017’s “retail apocalypse.”

Below is a truncated version of the bottom of the full list. See the source link for full scores of 59 categories: US labor Dept. via Washington Post

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WEED a high point for Constellation as Ballast sinks its craft beer buy

Source: RBC Capital Markets. Stock quote at: WEED: CN Toronto “In F1Q18, Constellation took an impairment charge of $86.8M to its craft beer trademark asset as a result of the weaker-than-expected performance of Ballast Point. We note that the gain in the Canopy investment more than offset the earlier write-down on Ballast Point.” — RBC […]

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Grapevine red blotch virus found (and eliminated) in UC Davis Foundation Plant Services vineyard

According to the Foundation Plant Services (FPS),   Russell Ranch 2017 Virus Test Status: On December 20, 2017, Foundation Plant Services (FPS) announced that Grapevine Red Blotch Disease, caused by Grapevine red blotch virus (GRBV), has been found in the Russell Ranch Vineyard (RRV). All affected vines (only five of 4,132 vines in RRV tested […]

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These are the exact addresses of damaged PG&E equipment suspected in the October 2017 Wine Country wildfires

Click the interactive map, above to learn specific addresses of PG&E equipment failures suspected in October fires. Full Press Democrat article at the this link

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CBS News takes a look at money, wine, and murder in Napa

The CBS News program “48 Hours” aired a full episode this past Saturday based on Wine Industry Insight’s 16-month-long investigative reporting on the financial conflicts between aspiring Napa Valley vintner Robert Dahl and his investor, Emad Tawfilis.   The 48 Hours team’s extensive investigation added substantial new information that helps complete the story and fills […]

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Wine’s global share of alcohol consumption has plunged by more than half since the 1960s!

Source: Global wine markets, 1860 to 2016: a statistical compendium

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No big surprise who remains the chief social referral source for retailers. But #2 may raise eyebrows. (And #3 disappoint)

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Despite mobile hype, desktop and tablets still book the highest value ecommerce orders

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Food & beverage ecommerce sales growth set to outpace most other categories

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Vineyard and orchard owners get unexpected, last-second federal tax break from Congress

Congress handed vineyard and orchard owners an unexpected tax break yesterday when the newly passed bill included a last-second provision allowing rootstock and fruit-tree saplings to be fully depreciated in the year they are planted.   The provision is seen as an incentive to plant, and a way to financially bridge the lack of income […]

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