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Former Brown-Forman President Bill Street Dies

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BevMo and Minibar Delivery to Partner on Alcohol Delivery in California

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Bill Stoller forms Stoller Wine Group to leverage economies of scale for its four existing brands

  NEWS RELEASE – July 13, 2018   Dayton, OR – Bill Stoller HAS announced the formation of…

PD/GWSS – Winegrape Assessment Rate Unchanged for 2018

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Wine Industry Reflects on Emerging Issues, Trends and Recent Fires Shaping Future at Unified Symposium

NEWS RELEASE   SACRAMENTO, Calif., January 25, 2018 “ Every facet of the wine industry, from research and

January 26th, 2018


Cannabis Drinks Expo To Launch, July 2019, San Francisco

NEWS RELEASE, January 26, 2018   Cannabis Drinks Expo launches to tackle most disruptive challenge to drinks industry

January 26th, 2018


Surge in Wine Tourism Brings Huge Opportunities

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January 23rd, 2018


Wine’s Trending Pursuit of Freshness: Why Less is More

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No one really has time to fill out all your little boxes. Fill in the blanks. Screw that!

April 29th, 2015


What Message Is Your Old Blog/Site Sending?

The sale of eWinery Solutions was so NOT a surprise given the persistent coma of its website. Note

September 18th, 2014


Offending Ads – Pages That Twitch With Animations

The number-one complaint from News Fetch readers comes from animations. We’ve been banning those for new ads and

September 15th, 2014


How do you make a sponsored content link pay off?

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September 9th, 2014


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How to tell if a survey is credible or just fake data

Surveys are a dime a dozen. There’s even an app for that (Survey Monkey). However, most surveys cannot...

January 30th, 2018


“Gotta Read” content boosts your readership. Here’s how to create it.

Note: The analytics charts showing the results of McMillan’s successful construction are at the bottom of this article....

June 18th, 2017


Why You Should Never Announce an Announcement

“Announce” is redundant. It is a bland boring word, kind of like cheap corn filler or  ground beef....

December 9th, 2014


Offending Ads – Pages That Twitch With Animations

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September 15th, 2014


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$15 million in new funding elevates DRINKS into Wine Tech Funding Top 10

DRINKS — Drinks Holdings Inc. (DHI) — has moved into the #10 slot in Wine Industry Insight’s Wine Tech Funding Top 10 with a $15  Million series B round of funding. DRINKS’ new funding moves Plum into the #11 spot       The full…

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Jeff Hill’s secret fraud trial indicates he may be an informant. Court removes indictment travel ban for job, but Hill has lost job

The case of Jeffry James Hill’s curious, delayed, and very secretive federal court case on criminal fraud charges may be somewhat closer to a possible explanation.   While the official court record has suffered from a preponderance of sealed documents, Wine Industry Insight has learned…

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Plum Wine rounds out top 10 Wine Tech Fundings

    Plum.wine retails for $1,999 and, according to Williams-Sonoma: Automatically identifies each wine label with a built-in camera and database of more than 6 million wines. Provides content about winemaker, region, vintage, varietal and wine. Automatically chills two bottles independently to the optimal serving…

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eSkye Solutions moves up to #4 in wine-tech funding. Overall rankings adjusted by new data.

  Ninth in a series. eSkye Solutions — acquired by iControl (iControl Data Solutions) in 2017 — has moved into the #4 position as a result of new information received by Wine Executive News.   eSkye offers an Electronic Exchange Solution (EES) for Beer, Wine…

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Keynote Presentation – Effective Advertising – International Bulk Wine & Spirits Symposium – Lewis Perdue

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June 3rd, 2018


Mobile Internet growing, but desktop dominates business hours & purchase decisions

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July 27th, 2017


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December 29th, 2015


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September 15th, 2014


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September 9th, 2014


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June 26th, 2014


Developing The Effective Online Advertisment

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June 10th, 2014


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