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2019 Famille Fezas ‘Java’ Blanc (Gascogne, France)

2019 Famille Fezas ‘Java’ Blanc (Gascogne, France)   50% Colombard, 25% Ugni-blanc, 25% Sauvignon Blanc   Lots of citrus and floral tones. tropical fruits and grapefruit/pineapple.   Enjoyed thoroughly with friends!   Purchased on sale for $11.99 from Great Grapes in Cary, NC. -B

AUGUST 7, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS COVID hammers global wine exports. US -11%. Argentina suffers most: -59.4% Wine Industry’s smug apathy set it up for a ‘Clean Wine’ Reckoning An Italian Natural Wine Producer Is Swept Up in Her Father’s Migrant Worker Scandal (New York Times, possible paywall) The Country’s Most Productive Farmland Is Now One of Its Worst […]

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2018 Asnella Vinho Verde Superior (Portugal)

2018 Asnella Vinho Verde Superior (Portugal)   60% Arinto, 40% Loureiro   Granny Smith green apple, some tropical fruit tones, and perhaps a bit of slate/stone. Nice medium body. Very little effervescence. Nice, but not totally what I was expecting!   Purchased for $14.99

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AUGUST 6, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Moderate Wine consumers must cut drinks by half: Trump Dietary Panel Viticulturist buys entire NorCal AVA for $2.7 Mil Wine e-commerce boost vital for future: Rabobank Restaurant Failures In 2020 And Beyond Hurts Wine 12% of Americans have eaten at a restaurant indoors in the past 24hrs Convenience store wine sales 2019 Streamlining […]

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Lede Family Wines welcomes industry veteran Tony Baldini as President and COO

NEWS RELEASE   (August 5, 2020; Yountville, Calif.)—Cliff Lede, founder of Lede Family Wines, is pleased to announce that California wine industry veteran Tony Baldini will join the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Lede Family Wines encompasses three distinct wine brands: Cliff Lede Vineyards with its flagship wine Poetry, located in the Stags […]

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AUGUST 5, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Ruby Grapes sues Intercoastal Wine charging criminal pandemic profiteering. Solid new data on the impact of COVID-19 on wine & other AlcBevs from veteran data guru Jon Moramarco: bw166/Gomberg & Fredrikson Tourist Destinations brace for lean years and lower AlcBev sales A study of 3.1 million workers shows remote work really does mean […]

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2017 Hillinger Small Hill Red (Burgenland, Austria)

2017 Hillinger Small Hill Red (Burgenland, Austria)   50% Merlot, 25% Pinot Noir, 25% St. Laurent   Bursting with dark red fruits, followed by a smooth vanilla and delicate oak undertones. Creamy and easy drinking at 13% abv.

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AUGUST 4, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Milla Handley, the “Pioneer Queen” of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir and Handley Cellars Founder, Dies of COVID-19 at 68 “Generic.com” Brands get US Supreme Court Trademark Registration Protection Wine, Coronavirus, & the Falling Dollar As Wine Country harvest approaches, farmworkers continue to pay high pandemic price Growth of Cab Franc, Syrah/Shiraz outshine rose’, lead […]

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Sta. Rita Hills Wine Alliance Honors Alma Rosa’s Richard Sanford as 2020 Vintner of the Year

NEWS RELEASE   (August 3, 2020; Buellton, Calif.) Bob and Barb Zorich, proprietors of Alma Rosa Winery, are pleased to announce that winery founder Richard Sanford has been named 2020 Vintner of the Year by the Sta. Rita Hills Wine Alliance. On August 11 at 5:15 pm PST, wine author, expert and critic Matt Kettman […]

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AUGUST 3, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Wine.com Seeks Funding at Valuation of More Than $1 Billion Facing 60% hit to key sales channels, smaller wineries need to stash cash, cherish loyal consumers: Moramarco A Beverage Alcohol Tariff War Of 2020 May Not Yet Be Over Alcohol SKUs drop at supermarkets (along with most other categories). Will this COVID effect […]

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