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Vintage Wine Estates stock closes up at end of first day on Nasdaq. Drops after hours.

NOTE: To celebrate the completion of the merger, members of VWE’s leadership team will ring the closing bell at the Nasdaq at 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. A live stream of the event and replay can be accessed by visiting Nasdaq Stock Market Bell Ceremonies Yahoo Stock Tracker: Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. […]

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Deadlines and dueling appraisals set up Rabbit Ridge Winery property for an existential turning point in mid-June

  The premium version of this article contains links to two complete real estate appraisals.   It also has 25 additional complete bankruptcy court and other relevant documents.   This is a follow-up  to our May 18 article: “Unusual court proceedings mark bankruptcy auction for Rabbit Ridge Winery property scheduled for June 10 auction.”   […]

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Unusual court proceedings mark bankruptcy auction for Rabbit Ridge Winery property scheduled for June 10 auction

NOTE: Extensive links to court filings and other documents are available to premium Wine Executive News Subscribers at the bottom of this article.   Rabbit Ridge Winery in Paso Robles is facing the bankruptcy auction hammer on its winery property for the second time in two years. And this, after the second Chapter 11 in […]

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North Bay vintners raise concerns about new wine brokering/consulting firm run by failed entrepreneur and convicted felon.

  NOTE:   This article has been updated on May 10, with new information emailed by Anthony Hsu, CEO of Maxwell Winery   In addition, this article was updated on May 8, following an email exchange on May 7, 2021 with Richard Cardoza, after he was sent a draft of the article for comment.   […]

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The Path To Netflix-Quality Wine Recommendations Leads Through The Doors of Perception

Articles in this series include: Article #1: How A Netflix-Style Recommender Is Vital to Reversing Wine’s Market Marginalization Article #2: Why solving the “Paradox of Choice” is a major reason Netflix’s recommender is worth $1 Bil/yr. And why wine fails at that. Article #3: Reviews and 5-Star ratings are so useless for recommendations that Netflix […]

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A “Netflix of wine” is impossible with current recommendation methods because Sight & Sound dominate Smell & Taste

This is #6 in our premium, in-depth series about the quest for the Netflix of wine.   Article #1: How A Netflix-Style Recommender Is Vital to Reversing Wine’s Market Marginalization Article #2: Why solving the “Paradox of Choice” is a major reason Netflix’s recommender is worth $1 Bil/yr. And why wine fails at that. Article […]

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Netflix Amped Up Recommendations with its own Big Data. What that means for wine.

Articles in this series include: Article #1: How A Netflix-Style Recommender Is Vital to Reversing Wine’s Market Marginalization Article #2: Why solving the “Paradox of Choice” is a major reason Netflix’s recommender is worth $1 Bil/yr. And why wine fails at that. Article #3: Reviews and 5-Star ratings are so useless for recommendations that Netflix […]

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Wine’s best known right-wing extremist among FBI’s record number of domestic terror arrests

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AlcBev COVID bonus mostly gone: Off-Premise Wine dollar sales off -30% from 2020, but still above 2019

 NielsenIQ = Beverage Alcohol Update Week ending March 20, 2021   Unless otherwise noted, data and insights below are for the week ending March 20, 2021, compared to the same week last year in NielsenIQ off-premise channels.   We are now a few weeks into lapping the peak pantry-loading weeks from 2020. As we report […]

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No More Jim Crow. Here’s what the WineBiz can do to stop voter suppression

Click here to view the full image of the Black Economic Alliance New York Times advertising page. This article in the New York Times this morning got me to thinking what the wine industry can do to oppose voter suppression in Georgia and the numerous other states considering laws to make it harder for:   […]

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