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News Briefs for June 10, 2021

•Constellation Brands has taken a minority stake in California sparkling wine Sapere Aude through its Focus on Minority Founders initiative. Sapere Aude, which is Latin for “dare to know,” was founded in 2012 by wife and husband Pampata and David Airaudi and is a lower-alcohol wine with fine bubbles and no residual sugars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 10, 2021

News Briefs for August 20, 2020

•A small island nation with a cool, windy, and damp climate sits about 200 miles northwest of Scotland. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 20, 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

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