Afternoon Brief, April 28

first_imgHome Afternoon Brief Afternoon Brief, April 28Afternoon BriefAfternoon Brief, April 28By Editor – April 28, 2015 42 0 Email Twitter Facebook Trending Story:Roche chardonnay named ‘Best of the Best’ at North Coast Wine ChallengeThe 24 judges who swirled and sipped through the Press Democrat’s 2015 North Coast Wine Challenge in mid-April chose a classic white varietal, Roche 2013 Carneros Chardonnay French Oak Reserve, as its Best of the Best winner…Today’s News:Global wine consumption fell in 2014, but shows signs of stabilizationGlobal wine consumption has dropped slightly in the last year, according to the latest figures from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine, but overall there are signs of stabilization…Parker Wine and Dine Date Goes for $100KAn auction lot of lunch for 11 with Parker, including 24 wines from his cellar, sold for $100,000 Friday at the Heart’s Delight charity event in Washington, D.C. The winning bidder had to go that high because he had a lot of competition…Wine Spectator and Vinexpo Assemble Industry Leaders for ‘Inside the U.S. Wine Market’ PanelWine Spectator magazine, the premier media brand for the wine industry and Vinexpo, which hosts the world’s preeminent wine and spirits exhibitions, have teamed up to host a high-profile panel of experts on Tuesday, June 16 at Vinexpo 2015 in Bordeaux…Reality check: China did NOT overtake France as a wine-growing regionNapa ag protection committee looks at winery parcel sizeMonterey Wine Country’s 23rd Annual Winemakers’ CelebrationNational focus on California drought has its benefitsMap: Red vs. White Wine Preferences by StatePort slowdown impacts California agricultureBrides Wear White but Drink Pink Provence Rosé During the 2015 Bridal SeasonDirect to Consumer Shipments of Pinot Noir Increase in PopularityAuction Napa Valley comes to you onlineCalifornia’s Central Valley Sinking Faster Than Ever Before As Farmers Drill For Water During DroughtSecond French organic wine grower faces court over refusal to use pesticidesWIN Jobs:Vivelys ConsultantVivelys USA (Northern California)Pina Napa Valley Harvest InternPina Napa Valley (Northern California)Head of Fulfillment and Warehouse OperationsWinestyr (Northern California)More wine industry jobs…People:Swanson Vineyards Strengthen Winemaking TeamPhil Coturri: The Wizard of GreenSelf-professed workaholic Jancis Robinson talks wine, women and the webMike Benziger named Green Personality of the YearLaura Paul Selected As Northeast Regional Manager For Hess Family Wine EstatesThe new Languedoc with Jean-Claude MasAlsace Sparkling Legend DiesBob Oatley: The Millionaire Who Put Aussie Wine on the MapBacchus Wineworks Appoints Brian Fowler Central Region Sales ManagerLast survivor of Mouton Rothschild first growth jury diesAn interview with Sun Jian from ChangyuQ&A: Champagne Ruinart’s Master BlenderThe man who brings science to the modern art of winemakingWine in Mind: Meet the ‘flying winemaker’Silverado Pickups: Q&A with Shane Soldinger, vintner and guitarist Linkedin Share Advertisementcenter_img Subscribe to the Afternoon BriefAdvertisement Pinterest Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief ReddIt TAGSAuction Napa ValleyBenziger WineryBordeauxCentral ValleyChampagneChinaDroughtFranceHess Family Wine EstatesJancis RobinsonLanguedocMontereyNapa PlannersNorth Coast Wine ChallengePesticidesProvenceRobert ParkerSwanson VineyardsUS Port StrikeVinexpoWine Spectator Previous articleCK Mondavi Devotes 2015 to the American FarmerNext articleEast Bay Vintners Alliance Awards Lifetime Achievement to Kent Rosenblum Editorlast_img read more