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Wine Industry News for November 20, 2017

November 20th, 2017

Sustainability in California, smoke taint takes center stage, and an enterprising wine thief.    

Food & Wine Pairings: Cabernet Franc and Braised Chicken

November 17th, 2017

The New York Times article on Finger Lakes Cabernet Franc we included in our wine stories roundup yesterday highlighted an interesting recipe for Braised Chicken.

Wine Stories Worth Sharing – November 16, 2017

November 16th, 2017

California wine country pre-Prohibition, climate science and sheep, vodka saves the day, Cab Franc in New York State and more.

More Wine Recommendations You Might Make for Thanksgiving

November 15th, 2017

The most important rule for Thanksgiving wine? Relax, it’s going to be a great day.

New Wrinkles in DtC Wine Shipments

November 14th, 2017

With the holidays upon us, it’s a good time to revisit the ever-changing rules around shipping across state borders.  

Wine Industry News for November 13, 2017

November 13th, 2017

California is rebuilding, but there are still battles to be fought, including dealing with smoke taint. Also, climate change and an audacious theft in Lake Tahoe.

Food & Wine Pairings: Meat Pies and Shiraz

November 10th, 2017

Big bold flavors on the plate and in the glass!

Wine Stories Worth Sharing – November 9, 2017

November 9th, 2017

More on the aftermath of the California fires, drinking games, holiday gift and decorating ideas, and man vs. machine.

Wine Shop Marketing: Bracing for the Holidays

November 8th, 2017

Today, we’ve got an all-star from the archives, a popular post with tips on suriving the holiday crush in your wine shop. Thanksgiving – and Christmas and New Years Eve – are just around the corner!

More Wine-Industry Trickle-Down Marketing Tech

November 7th, 2017

No, you’re probably not going to create an AR app of your own, but you certainly can take advantage of their existence. Ultimately, you need to elevate a visit to your wine shop from a transaction to an experience.