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Wine’s faulty recommendation methods are driving consumers to hard seltzer, BeatBox, spirits, cocktails, craft beer & other drinks

These are the many reasons current wine recommendations can never work (PPT)   Note: The link, above,  is 15.4 MB Powerpoint file, and may take several seconds to download.   Then link, above, is a Powerpoint from the new company that invented Clans — an algorithm that provides recommendations that are accurate 72 to 90% […]

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Mailchimp can be a black hole of privacy liabilities for its users

ASSOCIATED WINE INDUSTRY INSIGHT ARTICLES A top litigator takes a close look at Mailchimp and CCPA (premium article, subscribers scroll down to log in) MailChimp could cancel you for violating this “Catch 22” rule that every marketer ignores Mailchimp can be a black hole of legal and regulatory liabilities that dumps all privacy compliance on […]

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Rabobank analyst issues warning to AlcBev Industry

  In December 2019, Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Research sent its clients a major research report by Beverage Analyst Bourcard Nesin. The 15-page 2020 Alcohol E-Commerce Playbook is a deep dive into industry data, performance and  outlook.   But, unlike most analyst reports, this one contained “A Final Warning to Beverage Industry Executives.” Nesin told […]

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Breaking the doom loop: Wine desperately needs AgTech to get out of its slump.

NOTE: This aricle’s author, Wine Industry Insight publisher Lewis Perdue’s business, financial and technology reporting includes Dow-Jones, TheStreet.Com, Wall Street Journal Online, Marketwatch, InfoWorld, InfoWorld, PC World, TechWeek, Embedded Systems Journal and others. He helped start a company bought by Cisco and later founded PocketPass, the first mobile phone merchandise payments system, and . Lew […]

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A Bryant Family Legal Footnote – Co-Trustee of Family Trust sues Bettina Sulser Bryant & third-co-trustee

Becky Hubert — sister of the ailing Donald L. Bryant — has sued Bettina Sulser Bryant and St. Louis attorney Thomas R. Corbett for non-payment of trustee fees. Hubert, Sulser Bryant and Corbett are all co-trustees of the Donald L. Bryant Jr. Revocable Trust and the Donald L. Bryant Jr. Family Art Trust. The suit […]

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Vineyard House Seeks Injunction To Stop Constellation Brands From Using “To Kalon” Labeled Wines

  See also: original 2019 Wine Industry Insight coverage at this link: To-Kalon lawsuit dismissed, but “iconic” still all about myth, Benjamins, and grapes at $38K/Ton   NEWS RELEASE (unedited) — Nov. 20, 2019   YESTERDAY, The Vineyard House, LLC (TVH) filed a motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin Constellation Brands U.S. Operations, […]

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Ailing Vintner, Art Collector Donald Bryant & Wife Face Mountains of Debt

Ailing Art Collector Faces a Very Modern Problem: Mountains of Debt Copyright 2019, Dow-Jones/Wall Street Journal Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. By Kelly Crow Nov. 18, 2019 St. Louis insurance executive Donald L. Bryant Jr. pumped his fist in Sotheby’s hushed New York saleroom when he won a $37 million Gerhard Richter streetscape six […]

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Bryant Family Vineyards tries last ditch legal ploy to keep consultant’s case in California – Updated Nov. 1

This is a 10/31/19 UPDATE to: Bryant Family Vineyards case against financial consultant booted out of San Francisco, transferred to NY   Attorneys for Bryant Family Vineyards played their last cards in a last ditch attempt to keep their lawsuit against consultant Lauren Ridenhour from being transferred to New York.   The Bryant attorneys have […]

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Bryant Family Vineyards case against financial consultant booted out of San Francisco court, transferred to NY

  Lauren Ridenhour, a former financial consultant to Donald I. Bryant Jr., and his wife, Bettina Sulser Bryant has been granted her request to have a contract dispute moved from San Francisco Federal District Court to New York federal court where Ridenhour is suing the Bryants.   The rest of this 494-word article and full court […]

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Fire updates: Kincade Fire grows to 21,900 acres, 5% containment

Late breaking news will be added here Latest news: Kincade Fire grows to 21,900 acres in Sonoma County

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