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WineDirect Hooks Up With Vinum 55

NEWS RELEASE – Mar 16, 2022 WineDirect Collaborates with Wine Concierge Delivery Service Vinum 55 Connecting Wineries to Their Ideal Consumer Through Concierge DTC Delivery Services in AZ & TXv   Industry leader WineDirect has partnered with wine concierge delivery specialist, Vinum 55, to provide an unparalleled fulfillment service, with white-glove and temperature-controlled delivery to […]

The Other Side of the Walt Ranch controversy

By Igor Sill, Sustainable & organic Napa grape grower Letter To Napa’s BOS and Planning Commission   There is a great deal of controversy and confusion surrounding greenhouse gas emissions and real property rights as to the Walt Ranch project. After addressing and resolving all other issues, Napa’s BOS March decision is now focused on […]

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Wine is healthy. Wine is dangerous. All studies on both sides of this are totally inconclusive.

  Basically, all the studies on both sides of this issue have non-causal conclusions because association is not causation.   This recent link talks about the flaws in a recent study on how red wine is healthy: A recent study suggests red wine may protect you from COVID. But I wouldn’t drink to this yet […]

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Elevation – New 60,000-Case Custom Crush Launched In Healdsburg

NEWS RELEASE, February 14, 2022 60,000-Case Facility Optimized for Smaller Wineries: Founded by Accomplished Team   Healdsburg, CA –February 14, 2022—Capable of processing lots from one to 50 tons, Elevation Custom Crush LLC is open for the 2022 harvest with its fully-equipped 17,000-square-foot facility offering full-crush service. The facility is located at 20 Mill Street […]

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Turrentine Analysis of 2021 Preliminary California Grape Crush

Preliminary 2021 Winegrape Crush Report is 3.613 Million Tons by Turrentine Brokerage February 10, 2022 Novato, CA – The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2021 has been released. It is a summary for the supply of the wine and grape industry, containing tons crushed and prices of wine grapes […]

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Ciatti Analysis of 2021 Preliminary California Grape Crush

PRESS RELEASE (February 10, 2022, Novato, CA) – The California Department of Food and Agriculture Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2021 was released today. This harvest was larger than last year but still below what would be considered a normal crop. The 3.61 M tons stayed in line with the Ciatti Company’s earlier pre-harvest projections […]

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Wine Bottle Shortage Is A Myth Says Glass Packaging Institute President

NOTE: Wine Industry Insight has posted the full presentation at this link. NEWS RELEASE – January 26, 2022 Glass Packaging Institute President Scott DeFife addressed the “Glass Shortage” Myth at the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Highlighted the Sustainability of Wine in Glass   In his remarks and presentation to the press DeFife stated that: […]

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Auction Period Extended for Bidding on Property Once Owned by Rabbit Ridge Winery

According to auction house Hilco, “The qualified bid deadline has been extended to February 15, 2022, to allow for the completion of due diligence including independent third-party water well drilling and reports. To the extent possible, third-party reports will be made available to qualified bidders See official site at this link: Two Other Properties May […]

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International winery leaders call for support of 2050 net zero emission goal

CAUTION: Badly written, self-indulgent, self-congratulatory news release ahead.   The actual worth of the words is devalued by an over-stuffed headline composed by someone without news judgment or actual journalism experience (or has forgotten or been coerced by to abdicate that by the powers that be.)   There may be actual important information here, but […]

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Vintage Wine Estates launches new lifestyle platform with Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary

NEWS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 4, 2021   New platform offers specially curated products and an exclusive sneak peek into the Mr. Wonderful Lifestyle   HEALDSBURG, Calif., November 4, 2021: Today, businessman, author, politician and television personality Kevin O’Leary — also known as “Mr. Wonderful,” has launched Shop Mr. Wonderful — a new lifestyle platform in […]

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