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MAY 13, 2022 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Ukrainian Cyberwarfare Targets Russian Wine Market California North Coast wine grape season off to wild-weather start amid frost, water concerns Sommeliers Share Insight On Transforming The Restaurant Industry From Racial Awareness To Antiracism [paywall?] Restrictions expected as early as June for Russian River water users as drought spurs new regulatory approach No sign […]

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MAY 12, 2022 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Global wine production: Northern hemisphere countries suffer while southern hemisphere winemakers thrive California researchers promote a better way to detect wine ‘smoke taint’ from wildfires Why winemaking keeps migrating outside of Napa Valley [paywall?] How to get online wine subscribers Comfort Dining Out At Restaurants Declines – Hit By Latest Covid Surge Webinar […]

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First Future Drinks Expo is all set to move the drinks industry forward on May 17 in San Francisco

NEWS RELEASE   Future Drinks Expo is all set to happen on May 17 in San Francisco. Hosted by Beverage Trade Network, this event is one of its kind where top innovators will take the stage and discuss all 3 tiers of the wine, beer, and spirits industry and how they are evolving. A high-profile […]

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Hamel Family Wines Announces Geoff Labitzke, MW as General Manager

NEWS RELEASE   Producer of Terroir-Focused Cabernet Sauvignon Hires Master of Wine and Industry Veteran to Lead Winery’s Next Phase   Sonoma Valley, Calif., May 11, 2022 – Sonoma producer Hamel Family Wines (“Hamel”) is pleased to announce that it has named Geoff Labitzke, Master of Wine, as its first General Manager. Labitzke, one of […]

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MAY 11, 2022 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Wine brand equity stabilising after Covid, but yet to fully rebound Alcohol regulators rain on “good for you” labeling claims Why Low-Alcohol Cocktails, Wine and Beer Are on the Rise [paywall?] What people want from wine in the on-trade Alcohol Drinking Declines As Consumers Slash Discretionary Spending. Wine Down 27% 2022 Is California’s […]

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MAY 10, 2022 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Concrete Lessons for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Wine Industry Wine and Inflation: Will the Rising Tide Lift Wine’s Boat? Restaurant Wine’s New Revenue Stream Why promoting responsible drinking is key to retain consumer loyalty post-COVID-19 Seltzer’s On-Premise Surge Rippey Family Vineyards Acquires Assets From Baldacci Family Fires & Apocalyptic Drought Continue […]

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MAY 9, 2022 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS What the Supreme Court Leak Could Mean for the American Wine Industry Yellow Tail, Peter Lehmann owner puts 7,258ha of vineyards and land on the market Tonnes of grapes ‘left to rot’ as Australia struggles to shift wine Too many eggs in too few wine export baskets The two largest reservoirs in California […]

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2021 Kubli Bench Rosé from Troon Vineyard (Applegate Valley, OR)

2021 Kubli Bench Rosé from Troon Vineyard (Applegate Valley, OR)   55% Malbec, 35% Tinta Roriz, 10% Counoise   Lovely floral notes on the nose, as well as some peach, strawberry, herbs, and slate on the palate.   Organic, biodynamic, regenerative organic.   Complex & delicious. Retail $25. Received as a sample from the winery. […]

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MAY 6, 2022 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS California DTC Spirits Shipping: Time For a Referendum Sonoma County’s Vintage Wine Estates acquires cannabis brands as part of alternative beverage effort Tokenization of Wine – Enabling an Extended Consumer Experience How co-ferments, hard seltzer and zero-alc options are transforming the beverage industry How Low Is “Low Alcohol Wine?” (Really Low. More Like […]

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Blurred Lines: how co-ferments, hard seltzer and zero-alc options are transforming the beverage industry

Special article by Paula Redes Sidore and Stuart Pigott   Once upon a time, the lines between the categories of alcoholic beverages were clearly defined and easily recognizable. Every producer had a lane to stay in, a particular audience to reach, and a clearly defined message to transmit. However, according to IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, […]

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