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SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS The Lawrence Family, Heitz Cellar owners, acquire Howell Mountain’s Burgess Cellars 2020: The Year Climate Change Got Real for American Wine Nearly all missing people accounted for as at least 35 killed in fires in US west Snoop Dogg’s for-the-people label and an exclusive club mark extreme poles of the wine world (possible […]

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2018 Hahn GSM (Central Coast, California)

2018 Hahn GSM (Central Coast, California)   69% Grenache, 29% Syrah, 2% Mourvédre   Black cherries, raspberry, dark fruits in general. Vanilla and a nice peppery finish. Enjoyable!   Purchased on sale for $12.99 (originally $17.99) from Great Grapes in Cary, NC. -B

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Wildfires Threaten OR & WA Wine Harvests (scroll down for extended wildfire coverage) US AlcBev off-trade must increase volumes by 19% to offset on-trade losses COVID fees are cropping up at businesses. Should you add one for tastings? Hangover From Alcohol Boom Could Last Long After Pandemic Ends Eating out is among riskiest […]

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Oregon Winegrowers Association Welcomes New Board of Directors and Bylaws

NEWS RELEASE   PORTLAND, OR, September 8, 2020—The Oregon Winegrowers Association (OWA) announces its new board of directors based upon amended bylaws effective Sept. 1, 2020. This past summer members voted on new bylaws which included the election of a new slate of nine board directors. These directors represent regions across Oregon, as well as […]

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2019 Manu Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, New Zealand)

  2019 Manu Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, New Zealand)   Floral, grapefruit, and lime….nice full mouthfeel mid-palate, with a crisp, citrus finish.   Hits the spot!   Purchased on sale for $11.99 (originally $14.99) from Great Grapes in Cary, NC.

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SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS At least 6 dead as wildfires rage across Calif, Pacific NW Smoke Exposure Testing Limitations Could Be Devastating for Winegrapes Who’s Drinking The Champagne? U.S. Sales Up 73% Supreme Court Asks Michigan to Respond to 6th Circuit Cert Petition Per-bottle wine spend for pandemic home drinking drops in most global markets, but US […]

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SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Undocumented Farmworkers Toil in California Fire Evacuation Zones The New Strategies for Wine Retail Success Impact Databank: U.S. Wine Market To Increase By Volume This Year, Owing To Off-Premise Gains Wine’s New Alcohol Balancing Act Flashback to the Future? Wine & the Demolition Man Syndrome Slow, expensive U.S. mobile connections can hinder Wine DTC […]

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2019 El Viejo del Valle Chardonnay (Valley Central, Chile)

2019 El Viejo del Valle Chardonnay (Valley Central, Chile).   Apple, melon, banana, pear….crisp finish. Refreshing and enjoyable!   Purchased on sale for $9.99 (originally $14.99) from Great Grapes in Cary, NC. -B

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SEPTEMBER 8, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS TerrAvion Chapt 11: up to $50 million in liabilities, less than $50K in assets Some of Napa’s oldest Cabernet vines destroyed in Hennessey Fire (possible paywall) California Heatwave Leaves Grape Growers Sweating Nielsen: US market adapts to ‘new normal’ as wine sales slow COVID-Driven Online Wine Sales Are Here To Stay Post Pandemic […]

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SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 – WINE NEWS FETCH

TOP NEWS Ag imagery firm TerrAvion files for Chapter 11 protection Beer, Spirits, & Wine – Packaged Imports Decline -6% By Value Over Last Twelve Months through July 2020, Packaged Exports Grow +1% How much has the pandemic REALLY hurt the wine business? Minnesota District Court Strikes Law Requiring Minnesota Wine be Made From Minnesota […]

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