Afternoon Brief, August 28

first_imgSubscribe to the Afternoon Brief Pinterest Linkedin Trending Story:How Metallica Secretly Filmed a Concert at a Sonoma WineryWalkers along Sonomas Denmark Road at sunset on Aug. 10 wouldn’t have believed what they were seeing had they even known to look…Today’s News:Vineyard Workers Face Unhealthy ChoicesCoping with fires and the Covid pandemic has farmworkers facing a terrible choice…Crop Insurance Gets New Tools for Wine Smoke TaintThe ability of growers to recoup some of their financial losses from grapes took a significant step forward this week as new research came to light on effective testing methods for wine taint, the elusive result when, like recent weeks, fires ravage wine country…Fires in California Wine Country: Latest as 2020 Harvest Gets UnderwayMany wineries have been bringing in their first grapes of the 2020 vintage, with some conducting extra checks for signs of smoke taint, as firefighters reported progress in their efforts to contain large wildfires in northern California…Wineries Preparing for Harvest Watching Hurricane Laura’s Remnants and Hoping the Rain, Wind Move Through QuicklyBird Damage Reduction Strategies in ViticultureIf You Can Serve Them, Customers Are Eager to BuyHow You Can Help Texas Wines in These Trying Times #SaveTexasWineriesSommCon Brings Live and Recorded Educational Sessions to Beverage Professionals and Enthusiasts Through a Weeklong Virtual SummitRNDC Expands Partnership with VistaarWorst-Performing Bordeaux Labels in 2020 – So FarLabbé: Chilean Wine Needs Stricter RegulationsU.S. Becomes Top Market for New Zealand WinesSeeing the Value in Imagery: Few Australian Winegrape Growers Use Aerial Imagery TechnologySuccess Story: How ‘Designing for Delivery’ Helps a Denver Retailer Drive SalesWine Industry Sales Symposium, Sept. 2-3, 2020:State of the Wholesale ChannelSeptember 2, 9 – 9:50AM (PT) – WebinarThe COVID-19 Impact on Managing Trade & Media Relations: Changes That Are Here to StaySeptember 2, 10 – 10:50AM (PT) – WebinarThrough the Distributors Eyes: Advice from the FieldSeptember 2, 11AM – 12PM (PT) – WebinarState of the Direct Channel; What the Top Performers Are Doing DifferentlySeptember 3, 9 – 9:50AM (PT) – WebinarTop 5 Wine Consumer Engagement Strategies 2020 and BeyondSeptember 3, 10 – 10:50AM (PT) – WebinarHow to Sustain Sales Without Tasting Room VisitorsSeptember 3, 11AM – 12PM (PT) – WebinarWineIndustry.Jobs:Marketing AssociateColumbus Wine and Spirits – Amityville, New York, USATasting Room ManagerColdani Family Winery and Olive Ranch – Lodi, CA, USAServerWilson Artisan Wineries – Healdsburg, CA, USAMore Wine Industry Jobs…Feature Your Job Listing in the Afternoon BriefTop Stories of the Week:Smoke Taint Looms Large for California WineWine Industry Embracing Technology and Innovation to Drive SalesWineries Harvest While Wine Country BurnsCrop Insurance Fears for Smoke-Hit VineyardsThose California Wildfires Are Not Destroying the Harvest – Not by a Long ShotWalla Walla Valley Voted ‘America’s Best Wine Region’ in the 2020 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice AwardsNapa, North Bay Growers Face a Softened, Fluid Market for Premium GrapesCalifornia Fires Grow to Historic HeightsJackson Family Wines Buys Giant Steps WineryA Wine Geek’s Guide to Pinot Noir Clones Around the WorldAlisos Canyon in Santa Barbara Approved as AVADid Scientists Discover a Hangover Cure?Was There Wine in America Before Europeans?Canned Wine Sales Growth Lag Behind Pre-COVID Rates2020 Wine Country Fire Relief Fund Kicks Off TAGSDrizlyJackson Family WinesMetallicanielsenRepublic National Distributing CompanySommConVisit Walla WallaVistaar Technologies Email Facebook ReddItcenter_img Home Afternoon Brief Afternoon Brief, August 28Afternoon BriefAfternoon Brief, August 28By Editor – August 28, 2020 172 0 Previous articleMiller Family Wine Company Welcomes Tommy Gaeta as Director of MarketingNext articleCanada’s Geoffrey Moss Passes Institute of Masters of Wine Examination and Has Earned the Title Master of Wine Editor Twitter Share Subscribe to the Afternoon BriefAdvertisement Advertisementlast_img read more