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News Briefs for February 13, 2018

•California’s wine grape crush was up by less than 0.5% in 2017, according to preliminary findings from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 13, 2018

Diageo, DISCUS, Beer Institute Weigh In On New U.S. Dietary Guidelines For Alcohol

Diageo, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) and the Beer Institute have all issued statements in favor of the new Dietary Guidelines for beverage alcohol that were posted yesterday by the U.S. government—but for different reasons. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 8, 2016

California Wine Harvest, Pegged At 3.9 Million Tons, Remarkable For Early Start, High Quality

California winemakers are toasting what many say is an excellent 2014 vintage, despite challenges such as an ongoing drought and an earthquake in wine country just as harvest season was gearing up. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2014

News Briefs for August 15, 2014

•California’s wine grape production is forecast to be at 3.9 million tons this year, an 8% decrease from 2013 but still a historically large crop, according to the California office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 15, 2014