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News Briefs for January 29, 2020

•It was a crimson tide last week in California’s Sonoma County, as a 100,000-gallon blending tank at Rodney Strong Winery in Healdsburg spilled thousands of gallons of Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon into the nearby Russian River, coloring the riverbanks red. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2020

News Briefs for January 28, 2020

•Tincup Rye, Jack Daniel’s Oatmeal Stout Cask-Finished, and two newcomers from Firestone & Robertson are among the offerings featured in Whisky Advocate’s latest whiskey roundup. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 28, 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

News Briefs for January 21, 2020

•In October 2017, as wildfires burned 245,000 acres and damaged nearly a dozen wineries across Northern California, many vintners wondered what would become of their grapes still hanging on the vines, as well as their wines fermenting in inaccessible cellars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

Wine Spectator: Restaurants Brace For Potentially Devastating Wine Tariffs

Though the politics have nothing to do with dining, the U.S. government’s ongoing battle with the European Union over aircraft-industry subsidies has the restaurant industry on edge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 10, 2020

Wine Spectator: Industry Members To Testify Today On Proposed Tariffs

It’s an unusual witness list for Washington, D.C. Nearly two dozen members of the wine industry, including Barkley Stuart of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Zachy’s president Jeff Zacharia, Weygandt-Metzler Importing’s Peter Weygandt, and other wine importers, distributors, and retailers, will testify today at a hearing of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

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