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Articles & Resources for June 20th, 2022

How’s your week going? It’s been busy season here, so we’ve been slow getting these out. But we’re perservering! I hope you and yours are having a great week, life is good, the vines are growing and the wine is selling.  The three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In

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What’s up With the Okanagan?

We can never stop asking “Where are we going?”  If you stop and think about how many of your conversations, especially around our work in the wine industry, focus on this very question.  And there’s conflict in the asking. Should we go here or there? Is the answer in the past, a sign we passed along the way, or is it

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (06/06/2022)

How’s the week (I almost wrote “weak”) going?  We’re starting to see heat here in BC. All our plants, herbs, and vegetables at our home just exploded over two days.  This week, we have a number on wine marketing, biochar, and no/low alcohol.  As always, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (16/05/2022)

I hope you’re having a good week.  This week, we have a lot on the use of yeasts. CLEAN wine is put to the test. And a lot of news, research and mention of France. It’s been that kind of week! No sub-categories this week, the newsletter went out on a Wednesday night so trying to play catch up.  As

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3 Things I Learned About Wine Marketing from Kevin Zraly

There have been a couple of excellent pieces on the famous wine educator Kevin Zraly. Zraly played a critical role in the world-famous World Trade Center restaurant “Windows on the World”, and he has had as big an impact on wine education around the world as anyone alive.  Last week I shared Eric Asimov’s excellent article on Zraly, and Mike

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (02/05/2022)

This week we have a follow up on wine scores, a bunch of new viticultural tools, and is Napa Valley wine too expensive?   The three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In the Cellar ‘NEW’ VINEYARD TOOLS Network of Sensors to Anticipate Mildew Arrival In French. Interesting, seems like a

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (24/04/2022)

This week we have controversy over wine marketing, a lot of news on what is happening in France, a heavy focus on sustainability, and potential strategies for a challenging market.  As usual, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In the Cellar FRENCH FROST  France Braces for Devastating Frosts

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BCWW: Articles & Resources (17/04/2022)

This week we have a lot on natural wine, wine economics, and a $5 wine that now is selling for… thousands?  As usual, the three sections:  In the Farm & In the Cellar The Wine Business Fun! In the Farm & In the Cellar MANAGING THE VINEYARD Managing Nitrogen in the Vineyard and the Winery EfficientlyA strong read. “Photosynthesis is

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Vivino Scores Validates BC Wine’s Premium Positioning

We’re hosting a webinar April 4th on #BCWineData2021. Following on from last year’s edition, Paul has constructed a vast database on BC Wine and its competitive position. He’ll be demonstrating an interactive version of this year’s report that can respond to your specific needs for analysis and information on BC Wine by history, market share, region, wine type, scores, pricing,

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