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March/April 2014

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News Flash – Wine Industry News Briefs

April 11, 2014

California Wine Exports Reach All-time High

The Wine Institute in San Francisco finds that U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached a record high $1.55 billion in winery revenues in 2013, up 16.4% compared to 2012. Volume shipments reached 48.4 million cases, up 7.5%. The European Union's 28 member countries are the state’s largest export market, accounting for $617 million, up 31% from 2012. California’s goal is $2 billion in wine exports by 2020.

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Web Exclusives

April 2, 2014

Wine Executives Told to Look to Other Industries for Innovation
UC Davis Wine Executive Program examines winery and vineyard of the future

By Ted Rieger

UC Davis faculty members suggest that the wine industry look to other industries as sources of ideas for innovation to improve practices and technologies in vineyard and winery operations. This was an underlying theme of two presentations at the 14th Annual UC Davis Wine Executive Program (WEP) held March 24-27 on the UC Davis campus presented by the Graduate School of Management and the Department of Viticulture & Enology (V&E). Click to read more.


March 4, 2014

Growers and Vintners Gather for Oregon Wine Symposium
Hot topics include water management, capitalizing on Oregon Wine Month

By Susan G. Hauser

Everyone was talking about the rain. That was not unusual in Portland, where rain is a common topic of conversation, but it held a different meaning for attendees of the Oregon Wine Symposium, held Feb. 25-26 at the Oregon Convention Center. Click to read more.





February 7, 2014

Chardonnay in Focus at Washington Grape Grower conference
Changing perceptions of the state’s most-produced grape variety 

by Sean P. Sullivan

“I see chardonnay at the crossroads,” said Seattle Times writer Andy Perdue at the 31st annual Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers conference. “Washington is becoming a red-dominated wine region.” The conference, which took place this week in Richland, Wash., had more than 2,200 attendees and 158 exhibitors.

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January 16, 2014

Silicon Valley Bank Forecasts 6%-10% U.S. Sales Growth for Fine Wine in 2014

Annual report predicts stable year ahead

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has released its annual “State of the Wine Industry” report for 2013-2014, based on research, in-house expertise and a survey of nearly 650 West Coast wineries. “Wine supply is in balance heading into 2014 and we expect the highest rate of sales growth since the recession, despite a tough economy,” said Rob McMillan, founder of Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division.

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More articles:

Wine Tourism Conference Focuses on Wine and Food Travel
Third annual conference aims to help wineries attract and engage visitors
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Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction Shatters Record
2013 auction brings in $1.4 million for local charities
Click to read more.

Jim Wolpert Receives ASEV Merit Award
UC Davis viticulturist voices concern about the future of extension
By Ted Rieger
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Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge Highlights Region’s Top Wines
Beaulieu Vineyard Tapestry Reserve 2009 Named ‘Best of the Best’
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Scenes from Wineries Unlimited 2013
Highlights from the annual conference and trade show
By Marguerite Thomas
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Sonoma Vintners Present $453,500 to Local Charities
Record-breaking Sonoma Wine Country Weekend supports Boys & Girls Clubs
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