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News Briefs for January 23, 2020

•E.&J. Gallo’s Barefoot Wine is jumping into the hard seltzer category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 23, 2020

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 23, 2020

•Molson Coors’ Tenth and Blake craft unit is purchasing Atwater Brewery, the largest craft brewery in Detroit. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 23, 2020

Interview, Part 2: Silverado Vineyards President Russ Weis

In the second part of our interview, Silverado Vineyards president Russ Weis discusses the on- and off-premise conditions for Napa Valley wines, as well as the direct-to-consumer and export markets. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2020

News Briefs for January 22, 2020

•Palm Bay International has announced the addition of High Heaven Vintners to its portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2020

Interview, Part 1: Russ Weis, President, Silverado Vineyards

Founded by Ron and Diane Disney Miller nearly four decades ago, Silverado Vineyards is a fixture in the Napa Valley firmament. Today, Silverado’s 75,000-case production is made entirely from estate fruit, sourced from its six Napa Valley vineyards. With the two founders passing away in recent years (Ron died last February at the age of 85 and Diane passed in 2013 at age 79), their children Chris Miller, Tammy Miller, and Walt Miller and other siblings are carrying on the Silverado legacy. Russ Weis, a 16-year company veteran, serves as president. Shanken News Daily executive editor Daniel Marsteller recently caught up with Weis to discuss the outlook for Silverado and the Napa Valley as a whole. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

Wine Spectator: White House Holds Off On French Sparkling Wine Tariffs For Now, French Officials Say

French officials announced yesterday that the U.S. government has agreed to hold off on 100% tariffs on French luxury goods, including handbags, cheese, Le Creuset cookware, and sparkling wine as retaliation for France’s tax on large global technology firms. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

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