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stuff.co.nz - Marlborough wine industry gets funding to train 200 Kiwi job-seekers
Marlborough wine industry gets funding to train 200 Kiwi job-seekers
Stuff

Marlborough's wine industry has received funding to train up 200 Kiwi job-seekers, out of work due to Covid-19, to make sure the vines are ready for next year's harvest. The Ministry of Social Development funding is specific to Marlborough where…

thedrinksbusiness.com - 'Significant' lack of ethnic diversity in UK wine trade, survey finds
'Significant' lack of ethnic diversity in UK wine trade, survey finds
The Drinks Business

8th July, 2020 by Edith Hancock A survey of 667 people working in the UK wine trade found that less than 15% of professionals come from a black or ethnic minority background. The Diversity in Wine survey, which was created by Gus Gluck, co-founder…

strategyonline.ca - Labatt gets into the wine business
Labatt gets into the wine business
strategy

Last year, the world's biggest brewer Anheuser-Busch made a splash with its purchase of social media-friendly canned wine brand Babe. Now, its Canadian subsidiary Labatt is bringing it here to continue the expansion of its non-beer offerings…

ctvnews.ca - The Canadian Press - Ontario bar owners offering rare wine and spirits say they will fight to keep takeout model
Ontario bar owners offering rare wine and spirits say they will fight to keep takeout model
CTV News

Published July 8, 2020 1:35 p.m. ET Updated July 8, 2020 1:38 p.m. ET Red wine is poured into a glass in this file photo. (Instants / Istock.com) TORONTO -- Bar and restaurant owners who deal in specialty alcohol say they've carved out a new…

beveragedaily.com - Paper wine bottle can cut carbon footprint by 84%, says Frugalpac
Paper wine bottle can cut carbon footprint by 84%, says Frugalpac
beveragedaily.com

Its key selling point is sustainability: the Frugal Bottle has a carbon footprint that is up to 84% lower than a glass bottle; a water footprint four times lower than glass; and each bottle is up to five times lighter than glass. The Frugal Bottle…

thestar.com - Salmaan Farooqui - Bar owners that offer rare wine and spirits carve takeout business model
Bar owners that offer rare wine and spirits carve takeout business model
thestar.com

TORONTO - Bar and restaurant owners who deal in specialty alcohol say they've carved out a new business model around Ontario's relaxed rules for takeout liquor, and they'll fight to make the system permanent. In late March, the Ontario government…

newcannabisventures.com - San Francisco Cannabis Pioneer SPARC Sees Opportunity in Wine Country
San Francisco Cannabis Pioneer SPARC Sees Opportunity in Wine Country
New Cannabis Ventures

Exclusive Interview with SPARC Chairman and CEO Erich Pearson Vertically integrated cannabis company SPARC opened its first retail store in 2012, and it has continued to grow in the Bay Area. Chairman and CEO Erich Pearson spoke with New Cannabis…

ft.com - Niki Blasina - Have wheels, will travel - a wine-tasting tour of France
Have wheels, will travel - a wine-tasting tour of France
Financial Times

“ Sortez, s'il vous plaît,” the largest man said, with a light rap of his knuckles against the driver-side window. My face flushed with unease. We were allowed to have this much in the car, weren't we? There's something about…

vancouversun.com - Anthony Gismondi - Anthony Gismondi: B.C. wine of the week, wine to cellar and calendar items
Anthony Gismondi: B.C. wine of the week, wine to cellar and calendar items
Vancouver Sun

The B.C. Grape Growers' Association has presented its inaugural Viticulturalist of the Year award to Karnail Singh Sidhu, owner, managing director and viticulturist of Kalala Organic Estate Winery in West Kelowna. The award recognizes hard work and…

idahopress.com - By Tracy Bringhurst
 - Which Way to the Wine? A tour of Idaho's wineries
Which Way to the Wine? A tour of Idaho's wineries
Idaho Press

The first vineyards in the Pacific Northwest were planted in Lewiston in the 1860s and, although Idaho viticulture has had its ups and downs, the region is pumping out loads of delicious wine. All people have to do is get out and give some a try.

vinography.com - Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 7/5/20
Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 7/5/20
Vinography: A Wine Blog

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren't Flipboard inclined, here's everything I've strained out of the wine-related muck for the…

thedrinksbusiness.com - EU announces 'exceptional' support measures for wine sector
EU announces 'exceptional' support measures for wine sector
The Drinks Business

8th July, 2020 by Phoebe French In a statement the European Commission said it recognised that the wine sector was “among the hardest hit agri-food sectors” due to losses incurred as a result of the closure of the on-trade…

just-drinks.com - Rafaela Sousa - Broadland Drinks' La Fiesta flavoured sparkling wine range - Product Launch
Broadland Drinks' La Fiesta flavoured sparkling wine range - Product Launch
just-drinks

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riverineherald.com.au - AAP Newswire - Treasury Wine furthers US luxury push
Treasury Wine furthers US luxury push
Riverine Herald

New Treasury Wine Estates boss Tim Ford is keen to develop luxury wine in the US and has started exploring selling some of its brands to help prepare the push. Mr Ford, who started in the role on July 1 and replaced Michael Clarke, has given his…

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