Wine Industry News

January, 28, 2020 Washington Winery Cayuse's Insurer Sues Cork Producer for $3.5 Million

(Winespectator) - In fall 2017, leading Washington winery  Cayuse  informed its customers that  faulty corks had ruined  the majority of its wines from the 2015 vintage. The winery did not release the affected bottles and worked with its insurance company to reimburse its custom...

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January, 23, 2020 Up to 96,000 gallons of wine spills at Rodney Strong Vineyards, most leaks into Russian River

(PD) - he Russian River flowed with a cherry red tint Wednesday after tens of thousands of gallons of fresh cabernet sauvignon wine poured into the largest tributary in Sonoma County. The wine — enough to fill more than 500,000 bottles — spilled from a Rodney Strong Vineyards&rs...

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January, 13, 2020 Wine vs. Big Tech in Government Hearings over Tariffs on French Bubbly

(WineSpectator) - It was Google versus Veuve Clicquot at the U.S. International Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C., earlier this week, as U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer held two days of hearings over whether the government should impose 100 percent tariffs on French sparklin...

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January, 13, 2020 U.S. wine consumption drops for first time in 25 years

(TheHill) - The number of Americans drinking wine dropped for the first time since 1994, according to industry tracker IWSR. IWSR, a leading source of data and analysis on the global beverage alcohol market,  issued a report  Monday that showed that the volume of wine consumption&...

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January, 13, 2020 Randall Grahm Sells Bonny Doon Vineyard

(WineSpectator) - Randall Grahm, one of California's most innovative vintners and the founder of  Bonny Doon Vineyard , has sold the brand to WarRoom Ventures LLC after 35 years in business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Grahm will remain as winemaker and a partner with WarRoom. Bo...

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January, 03, 2020 A Message From Wine Enthusiast Media Regarding Wine Tariffs

(Winemag) - In October 2019,  a U.S. government-implemented tariff increase  directly impacting most European wine and spirits exports took effect. This added a 25% cost to what those importers pay for wines from numerous European countries. The Office of U.S. Trade Representatives (US...

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January, 03, 2020 Australian Wildfires Scorch a Third of Vineyards in Adelaide Hills

(Winespectator) - More than 60 vineyards and wineries have been impacted as massive fires burn across Australia. Vintners in the Adelaide Hills wine region of South Australia are assessing their vineyards and properties after a deadly bushfire swept through the region late last month. More than ...

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December, 31, 2019 What it means when a wine label says ‘reserve’

(Inquirer) - On wine labels, the word “reserve” is supposed to be a quality indicator, but whether it has actual significance depends on where the wine comes from. The aspirational meaning for the term “reserve” originated with products that can be impro...

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