WineIndustryInsight NewsFetchhttp://www.wineindustryinsight.com/News You NEED To KnowTOP NEWS http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.agalert.com/story/?id=6656Calif drought plan omits allocations for farm waterlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/australian-wine-sales-to-china-plummet-20140416-36r5i.htmlAussie wine China sales continue plunge: -16%lperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-restaurants-struggle-traffic-despite-rising-march-salesRestaurants struggle despite rising March saleslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 FREE GRANGE POLITICIAN SLAUGHTERED OVER PENFOLDS ’59 http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSBREA3F06020140416Australian state premier resigns over A$3,000 bottle of wine giftlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/nsw/the-real-value-of-australias-most-politically-costly-wine-20140416-36rvm.htmlThe real value of Australia’s most politically costly winelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/16/penfolds-grange-1959-barry-o-farrellWorth it:Penfolds Grange 1959: truly a wine to rememberlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-16/nrn-barry-bottle-grange/5394552Not Worth it: 1959 Penfolds Grange Not the best Grangelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 CALIFORNIA BRIEFS http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.steveheimoff.com/index.php/2014/04/16/do-we-need-another-sonoma-appellation/Do we need another Sonoma appellation?lperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://fermentationwineblog.com/2014/04/celebrating-best-defined-wine-growing-region-california/Celebrating The Best Defined Wine Growing Region in Californialperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=25634Winery plans expansion into downtown Galtlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/yourturn.php?id=1059Sonoma State Cellars Uncorks Third Annual Releaselperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=25637Conservation easement applications for wetlands due May 15lperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/yourturn.php?id=1058Talbott Vineyards Names Bill Henry Southwest Regional Mgrlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 DROUGHT/WATER http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.winesandvines.com%2Ftemplate.cfm%3Fsection%3Dnews%26content%3D131238Paso groundwater pumping moratorium hearing delayedlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/drought-chokes-ag-research-efforts-californiaDrought chokes ag research efforts in Californialperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=25635Record snow in northern parts of West, parched in southern areaslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/yountville-breaks-ground-for-water-recycling-project/image_9c44f94a-c4ef-11e3-b534-001a4bcf887a.htmlYountville breaks ground for water recycling projectlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2014/04/15/3603217/merced-irrigation-district-hopes.html?sp=/99/100/&ihp=1Merced Irrigation District hopes to cut deal for more waterlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2014/04/14/3601414/our-view-more-water-flowing-to.htmlOur View: More water flowing to West Side, but more frustration, toolperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 PUBLIC COMPANIES http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/market-news/dont-accept-diageo-offer-for-usl-as-shares-prices-may-prop-up-further-analysts/articleshow/33796573.cmsWait on Diageo/USL offer: shares may prop up furtherlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.beveragedaily.com/Manufacturers/Whoa-whoa-we-ve-gotta-go-back-to-court%21-Molson-Coors-revives-Canada-court-spatMolson Coors revives Canada court spatlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.todayir.com/news/hk/en/press_pop.php?id=203702Tontine Wines Announces 2013 Annual Resultslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 FINANCE, M&A http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/2014/04/nakedwines-winemaker-scott-peterson-crowdsources.htmlNakedWines crowdsources $1 million for winemaker lperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 INVESTING IN WINE, COLLECTING & AUCTIONS http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.bloomberg.com/video/lunzer-says-2013-bordeaux-not-investment-prospect-Rsy1RhPsTve6LXFSDtnQMQ.htmlLunzer Says 2013 Bordeaux Not Investment Prospectlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSBREA3F00620140416Alex Ferguson’s wines expected to score with buyers - Christie’slperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 BORDEAUX BARGAINS! (WHOOPEE-DO-DAH) http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2014/04/bordeaux-2013-lafite-under-e300-a-bottle/Bordeaux 2013: Lafite under 300 a bottlelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-15/bordeaux-estates-from-haut-bailly-to-cos-cut-13-prices.htmlBordeaux Estates From Haut Bailly to Cos Cut ’13 Priceslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.blog.liv-ex.com/2014/04/lafite-rothschild-2013-cheapest-vintage-.htmlLafite Rothschild 2013: cheapest vintagelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 BORDEAUX WHINE http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/we-cannot-be-the-chateaux-bank-forever-says-bordeaux-negociant/356574.article’We cannot be the chateaux bank forever’, says Bordeaux negociantlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 HEALTH http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-health-news/mediterranean-diet-linked-less-inflammation/39276Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Inflammationlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 MARKETING & SALES http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.winedirect.com/blog/Don-t-forget-customer-service-when-people-buy-wine-onlineDon’t forget customer service when people buy wine onlinelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://venturebeat.com/2014/04/16/3-unexpected-reasons-your-customers-abandon-cart/3 reasons your customers are abandoning their cartslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Special-Offers-Mobile-Users-Opt/1010772Special Offers Get Mobile Users to Opt Inlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 NOT SO HARD WHEN YOU START FROM NEAR ZERO http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.foodbev.com/news/sales-of-mead-exceed-growth-rates-for-beSales of mead exceed growth rates for beer, wine and spiritslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 MANAGEMENT & EMPLOYMENT http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.growingproduce.com/farm-management/fundamentals-of-the-affordable-care-act-for-growers/Fundamentals Of The Affordable Care Act For Growerslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 MATTERS OF TASTE http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=https://grapecollective.com/articles/your-bland-living-room-decor-is-making-your-wine-taste-boringBeige Tastes: Boring Winelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/a20140415.htmlRiesling Revolution in Chinalperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://beveragetradenetwork.com/en/article-base/vineyard-designates-deciphering-wine-labels-343.htmVineyard Designates-Deciphering Wine Labelslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=https://grapecollective.com/articles/speakeasy-fredric-koeppel-bigger-than-your-headSpeakEasy: Fredric Koeppel, Bigger Than Your Headlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/Menuism/werewolf-in-napa-how-the_b_5157592.htmlWerewolf in Napa: How the Moon Affects Winelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2014/04/australia-must-stop-mindless-chase-of-listings/Tesco: Aussie Wine Is Too Homogenizedlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.jamessuckling.com/nick-blog-2013-greatest-nz-vintage-ever-for-pinot.html2013 Greatest NZ Vintage Ever for Pinot?lperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.centralpt.com/databaseshowitem.aspx?id=80264Nostalgia Hits Wine Countrylperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.decant-this.com/archives/9332Hale and hearty: Gallo nails itlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://brucecass.com/mourvedres-dark-and-terroir-torial-personality/553/Mourvedre’s Dark and Terroir-torial Personalitylperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2605032/Watermelon-wine-Sweeter-fruit-flavoured-plonk-set-best-seller-younger-drinkers-following-success-infused-ciders-beer.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490Watermelon wine, anyone?lperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 OH CANADA! http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/beer-still-top-alcoholic-beverage-for-albertans-1.1772595Beer still top alcoholic beverage for Albertanslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.winelaw.ca/cms/Wine Institute Announces Governance Reviewlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140415/legislation-would-allow-store-wine-and-beer-brewing-nova-scoLegislation would allow in-store wine and beer brewing in Nova Scotialperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 REGIONAL WINE NEWS http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://newyorkcorkreport.com/blog/2014/04/15/new-survey-shows-why-2014-was-the-worst-winter-in-the-finger-lakes-in-years/2014 was the Worst Winter in the Finger Lakes in Yearslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://vintagetexas.com/blog/?p=12227Texas Wine Country 2014: Some Dodged the Bullet, Some Notlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.greatnorthwestwine.com/2014/04/15/washington-vineyards-get-winter-unscathed/Washington vines get through winterlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.capitalpress.com/Orchards/20140415/small-town-to-get-grape-crushing-plantWA: Small town to get grape crushing plantlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 AG, GROWER & CELLAR NEWS http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.agalert.com/story/?id=6655To prevent crime, farmers, deputies use proven toolslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.growingproduce.com/fruits-nuts/cornell-university-horticulture-professor-named-outstanding-extension-educator/Cornell University Horticulture Professor Named Outstanding Extension Educatorlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.growingproduce.com/farm-management/gennext-growers/usda-announces-funding-to-train-educate-next-generation-of-farmers-and-ranchers/USDA To Train, Educate Next Generation Of Farmers And Rancherslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 EUROPE & THE UK http://wineindustryinsight.com/jump.php?utm_source=newsfetch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nf&url=http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2014/04/wine-thieves-jailed-for-two-years/Wine thieves jailed for two yearslperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://acevola.blogspot.com/2014/04/the-worlds-first-chianti-classico-gran.htmlThe World’s First Chianti Classico Gran Selezionelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 AROUND THE GLOBE http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.harpers.co.uk/news/chile-and-south-africa-wine-exports-surge/356547.articleChile and South Africa wine exports surgelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 NOT JUST FOR THE TRADE http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=https://grapecollective.com/articles/comic-books-and-thoroughbreds-inspired-by-wineComic Books and Thoroughbreds, Inspired by Winelperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 OLIVE OIL http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-basics/producers-judges-react-nyiooc-awards/39387Plenty of Enthusiasm At NYIOOC Tasting Eventlperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 WAAAAAY TO LONG AND ARROGANT http://www.wineindustryinsight.com/ex_nf.php?url=http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/top-shelf-brands-holdings-corp-announces-an-agreement-with-abac-glass-co-ltd-of-a-revolutionary-bottle-design-for-the-highly-anticipated-herbal-infused-tequila-255359311.htmlTop Shelf Brands Holdings Corp announces an Agreement with ABAC Glass Co. Ltd., of a revolutionary bottle design for the highly anticipated Herbal infused Tequilalperdue@ideaworx.com (Lewis Perdue)Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:44:18 -0400 Revolutionary? Highly anticipated? Really? By Whom? Get real and forget the imagined hype.