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24/09/2021 Stay updated with this rolling blog on the wine industry.

Sommeliers Choice Awards will be gathering the latest news about the ins and outs of the wine industry. We’ll be updating this blog daily covering all prime announcements and stories of wineries, vineyards and more

12 Oct

Napa Valley winery sues insurer over Glass fire claim- The North Bay Business Journal

Fairwinds Estate Winery claims one of its insurers refuses to pay on a policy purchased shortly before the winery was destroyed by last year’s fire


12 Oct

Grey Poupon’s mustard wine sells out in just one day- Drinks business 

Grey Poupon announced the launch of its very own mustard seed-infused wine. Just one day later, every bottle had been sold.


12 Oct

What Water Restrictions Mean for California's Businesses - Morning brew 

Start your rain dances now, Californians. The most extensive severe drought in the US progressed into its second “water year,” or one year of recorded rainfall, on Oct. 1. It was the second-driest water year on record, with CA reservoir capacity dropping from 93% last fall to 60% of the historical average currently.


12 Oct

Wine App InVintory Launches in the US Offering Advanced Technology and Analytics - Wine Industry Advisor 

 InVintory, the wine platform that is reshaping how collectors engage with wine and track their bottles, has officially launched in the US. The app offers two products, Aspire and Prestige. Aspire includes InVintory’s original suite of features, among them a label scanner to easily upload bottles, custom tags to categorize wines, and a memories journal to capture special moments.


7 Oct

Genetics in the history of the vine: between prejudices and research on resistant vines - Wine news

Challenges that the vine has already faced in the past, winning those with the climate, but also losing the one with Phylloxera, at least in Europe. In the end, it has always been science, or rather genetics, to save the vine


7 Oct

NJ Vineyard Teaches People How to Grow Grapes to Give Boost to Wine Industry - NBC10 Philadelphia

A Camden County vineyard is teaching people how to grow grapes with the hopes that it will provide a boost to the wine industry.


7 Oct

Napa Valley harvest report: Entering the home stretch- St. Helena Star

Harvest is entering its final weeks, and on the heels of a disastrous 2020, grapegrowers can't believe their luck.


5 Oct

Whatever Happened to the ‘Peach In Champagne’? - Vinepair 

Halfway through “While the City Sleeps,” a 1956 film noir directed by Fritz Lang, actor George Sanders is sitting in a booth with Ida Lupino in a stylish, vaguely tropical New York restaurant. Before him on the table are two deep, glass goblets, each with a small peach nestled inside.


5 Oct

California new laws allow wineries more flexibility in marketing, philianthrophy - NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed three bills that will relax restrictions for wineries on opening an extra tasting room, pouring wine into consumer containers and promoting charitable contributions.


1 Oct

US Wine Sales Looking Up - Wine searcher 

Restaurants are back, French rosés are back, and old people are more important to the wine industry than ever.
 


1 Oct

Champagne Triumphs Through Adversity-  Wine searcher

After a rough 2020, most Champenois had great hopes for 2021. And, if sales have almost bounced back to the 2019 levels, it’s been a rough year in the vineyard.


1 Oct

Forecasting Change: Here are the impacts a warming climate is having on your wine - Click orlando.com 

For high-quality winemaking, producers need three main things: warm temperatures, no frost, and no extreme heat. California produces about 85% of the wine made in the U.S., and holds about 12% of the global wine market.
 


1 Oct

Wine bottle aboard HMS Bounty sells for £2,200 - The Drinks business 

A wine bottle believed to have been aboard HMS Bounty when the ship was commandeered by a rebel crew has sold for £2,200 at auction.


29 Sept 

Berry Bros. & Rudd launches personal fine wine cellar as Christmas gift- the Drinks Business 

Wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has launched the ultimate in Christmas luxury this year, with the release of its personal wine cellar gift, which includes a visit to the store to create your ideal fine wine collection. 


29 Sept

Vintage 2021: Europe's Return to Grace - Wine-searcher

After years of baking temperatures and high sugars, James Lawrence welcomes a return to classic wine styles


29 Sept 
Jersey Shore: Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi Is Releasing Her Own Brand Of Wine - The Screenrant 

Since Nicole was a breakout star on the original series, her fame and success continued on long after the show came to an end. Nicole used her fame to take on different business ventures over the years


24 Sept

How drinks brands are capitalising on connected packaging - The Drinks Business 

Rob Hollands, managing director of SharpEnd, tells db how drinks brands are em

bracing connected packaging ( connected packaging transforms products into digital touchpoints, delivering experiences through triggers like augmented reality, NFC tags & QR codes ) as a way to connect with consumers and tell their brand stories.


24 Sept

Et Fille to launch new wine encouraging STEM education for girls - Koin

Et Fille releasing their new “Stem and Root” bottle meant to encourage education for girls in for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. 


23 Sept

How Muscadet Went From Mass-Market to the Little Grape That Could - Vinepair 

In past years, Melon was considered a neutral wine lacking in complexity, but over the years, with a return to better farming practices, the wines have gained a new following.


23 Sept

Oregon Vintage Beats the Heat - Wine Searcher 

Oregon's record-setting heat this year came at the perfect time: after flowering, but before veraison, when the nascent grapes were still small hard green berries and the vines were best equipped to handle it

 


22 Sept

US Wine Sales up 10%, DTC up 27% - Wine Business 

Consumer spending on domestic wine, including bulk imports, increased 10% versus last year to $51.8 billion in the 12 months ended August, market research firm bw166 reported.


22 Sept

2021 Sonoma County Wine Auction Raises Over $1.7 Million to Help Support Sonoma County Nonprofits - Wine business 

The Sonoma CountyVintners Foundation announces its 2021 Sonoma County Wine Auction (SCWA) has raised over $1.7 million for the SonomaCounty community the auction’s inception $39 million has been raised, making a positive direct local impact on literacy, education, health, and human services, the environment, and arts and culture.