Duck and Cover Note to reader: The trip to Cuba for the California Wine Symposium was widely covered in the press last week but since I was there, I wanted to add my own first-hand views to what has been written along with some video clips And while this po...
The first part of the year has turned into a fire hose of new industry information in the wine business. Right after we released the State of the Industry Report, we all ran to Unified to hear more discussion about industry trends. I missed Fred Franzia's l...
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Annual DtC Videocast Tomorrow - Last Chance Signup
I'm not fond of looking at pictures of myself. It's even worse when I try and grab a screen shot like the above from last year's Tasting Roo
What? Locals Overwhelmingly LIKE the Wine Industry
Doesn't Everyone Hate The Wine Business? While Napa is the current poster child for the debate, whether Sonoma, Santa Barbara, Oregon, Virgi