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Afternoon Brief, September 10th

Fire Watch: CalFire Continues Caldor Containment, Sierra Wine Country Begins Recovery: Amador and El Dorado vintners deal with physical injuries, smoke-tainted grapes, and contract cancellations … The post Afternoon Brief, September 10th appeared first on Wine Industry Advisor. Source link

Fire Watch: CalFire Continues Caldor Containment, Sierra Wine Country Begins Recovery

Advertisement Amador and El Dorado vintners deal with physical injuries, smoke-tainted grapes, and contract cancellations —Barbara Barrielle Following the Labor Day weekend, there was a sigh of relief when the Caldor fire was directed away from many homes and resort towns by changing wind conditions. As of publication on the morning of Friday, September 10, …

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Afternoon Brief, September 9th

New Oregon Wine Industry Report Exposes Effects of COVID and 2020 Wildfires: While the majority of Oregon winemakers made wine from grapes from 2020, the year held challenges including a western US weather phenomenon combined with naturally lower yields, wildfires and COVID-19-related labor shortages and restrictions … The post Afternoon Brief, September 9th appeared first …

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Afternoon Brief, September 8th

One of California’s Most Influential Modern Wineries, Dirty & Rowdy, Is Ending After 11 Years: One of California’s most cutting-edge wine brands is dissolving. Napa’s Dirty & Rowdy Wine Co., which has developed a devoted following for its experimental, genre-defying Mourvedres, is shutting down after 11 years … The post Afternoon Brief, September 8th appeared …

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Philosophy — Maryland’s First Black-owned Winery – Wine Industry Advisor

Advertisement Two Black female wine entrepreneurs breaking boundaries in Mid-Atlantic wine scene —Paul Vigna For Kimberly T. Johnson, winery ownership began with a much less complicated mission— free admission into some of Maryland’s biggest wine festivals by working as a volunteer. At the time, her career was rooted in finance and accounting, but it took …

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Afternoon Brief, September 2nd

Wind Change Saves Wineries from Fire: Wildfire flames might have bypassed vineyards in California’s El Dorado County, but smoke taint remains a risk … The post Afternoon Brief, September 2nd appeared first on Wine Industry Advisor. Source link

Afternoon Brief, September 1st

Paso Robles ‘Justin Vineyards and Winery Buys Napa’s Lewis Cellars: Justin’s owner, the Wonderful Company, aims to expand Lewis’ audience while adding a luxury brand to their portfolio … The post Afternoon Brief, September 1st appeared first on Wine Industry Advisor. Source link

Fire Watch: Caldor Fire Burns Big Doubling in Size

Advertisement In the week following our last report, Caldor has destroyed nearly 200,000 acres –Barbara Barrielle The Caldor Fire is only 16% contained as it continues its trajectory toward vacation paradise, Lake Tahoe. Fortunately, it has only skirted vineyards and wineries in Amador and El Dorado Counties. “Overnight fire activity remained active throughout the northeastern …

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