Wine Industry News

December, 11, 2019 Tariff Hikes Could Hit All EU Wines

(Wine-Searcher) - The gloves are coming off in the trade war, as more European wines face the 100-percent tariff.   The ugly trade war between the United States and the European Union looks like worsening, after US trade authorities suggested increasing tariffs and broadening their scope...

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December, 11, 2019 Natural Wine is Having a Moment

(Barrons) - At LaLou, in Brooklyn’s trendier-by-the-minute neighborhood of Prospect Heights, the crowd is buzzing on a rainy evening in the middle of a fall week, filling the cheery 50-seat restaurant and sampling among 16 mostly natural wines offered by the glass at the restaurant’s sl...

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December, 11, 2019 Napa County Board of Supervisors to Review Planning Commission Vote in Bremer Case

(WB) - The Napa County Board of Supervisors is expected to review a vote by the Planning Commission to allow a winery the right to maintain rocks walls and other structures built years ago too close to a creek that runs through its property. The Napa County Planning Commission on Oct. 16 d...

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December, 10, 2019 Adverse weather causes global wine production to decline by 11% in 2019

(Vinex) - Global wine production will slump this year due to poor weather conditions, particularly in the three key wine producing countries of Spain, Italy and France which between them account for more than 80% of the EU’s output.   According to the  International Organisation ...

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December, 09, 2019 Kunde, Vintage Wine Estates sue insurance carriers for $19 million

(SonomaNews) - Seeking compensation from its insurance carriers for smoke-tainted wine damaged by smoke in the October, 2017 fires, Kunde Enterprises and Vintage Wine Estates filed a $19 million lawsuit in Sonoma County this fall, and will go before a court in January, according to court docum...

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December, 09, 2019 Napa Planning Commission Approves Rutherford Tasting Room Over Objections of NIMBY Neighbors

(WB) - The Napa County Planning Commission gave the green light to a proposed tasting room in Rutherford over the strong objections of nearby residents. Mathew Bruno Wines plans to open the tasting room after renovating a century-old house off Rutherford Road/Highway 128. The Victorian building ha...

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December, 02, 2019 Burgundy's 2018 Strategy Game

(Wine-Searcher) - The 2018 Burgundies are out, so is it a Côte d'Or or a Chablis vintage? The word strategy comes from the Greek "strategos", meaning "generalship". Now more than ever does "generalship" apply to Burgundians, engrossed as they are in a battle with climate change. Burgun...

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December, 02, 2019 This ProCork Membrane Can Add Consistency To Wine Quality

(Forbes) - Can an ‘inert, semi-crystalline, oxygen-selected membrane, heat-welded to the end of cork’ improve consistency in wine quality? Several winemakers—including at least one with a Top Ten listing in Wine Spectator, and 100-point scorings from wine critic Robert P...

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