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Third Annual Sommelier Showdown at Sail Away Wine

Wine Industry Advisor  |  December 17, 2023

Wine enthusiasts and aspiring sommeliers will soon get their chance to show everyone what they’ve got! On Jan. 2, entries open for the third annual Sommelier Showdown … Read more

What Is the New Normal When It Comes to Wine Tastings?

Wine Industry Advisor  |  December 12, 2023

In 2019, wine tasting fees and experiences ran the gamut from bare-bones to over-the-top. We all know what happened next. Read more

Vineyard Trellising Revolutionized by Concrete “Harvest Pillar” Option

Wine Industry Advisor  |  November 26, 2023

Concrete may not be the first material that comes to mind for vineyard managers who are setting up or reinforcing their trellis systems this year. Jensen Precast, the … Read more

Winemaking Excellence: Exploring New Tools and Techniques

Wine Industry Advisor  |  November 15, 2023

Winemakers often experiment, run tests and make adjustments in their winemaking process. Read more

Rombauer Vineyards Announces Sonoma Vineyard Acquisition

Wine Industry Advisor  |  January 24, 2023

Today, Rombauer Vineyards announced the acquisition of a premium Sonoma vineyard totaling 54 planted vine acres in the prestigious Sonoma Valley, California appellatio… Read more

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2023: Warren Winiarski — Viticulturist, Preservationist, Philanthropist

Wine Industry Advisor  |  January 19, 2023

It’s hard to imagine what the wine world would be like if not for Warren Winiarski, the visionary who saw something special in an old prune orchard in Napa, which he c… Read more

Winemakers Look to the Future: A Quick 2-Question Survey

Wine Industry Advisor  |  January 1, 2023

As we head into 2023, WIA asked winemakers from across the country to share their hopes for the coming year — and delineate what challenges lie ahead. Read more

Bouncing Back: Napa Valley Tourism Remains Strong Thanks to the Region’s Focus on the Land

Wine Industry Advisor  |  October 25, 2022

Despite the devastating wildfires that recently rocked the region – and much to the delight of businesses that rely on tourism – visitors from around the world continu… Read more

Navigating the Sustainability Landscape: Which Certifications Matter?

Wine Industry Advisor  |  May 3, 2022

As the labyrinth of wine industry certifications continues to expand, consumers often find themselves without a compass. Read more

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