Afternoon Brief, December 22nd – wineindustryadvisor.com

Afternoon Brief, December 22nd – wineindustryadvisor.com

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22 TRENDING STORY   Unheard of – Young Vines Shattered by Frost in Bordeaux
At the end of autumn, master pruner Massimo Giudici of Simonit & Sirch discovered grapevine trunks devastated by spring frosts in Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot vineyards located in Barsac and Pujols in southern Gironde…   FEATURED ARTICLE   Turning Holiday Gift Memberships into Loyal Club Members
Club memberships are an exciting gift to give and receive for the holidays. Inviting current members to share the club experience with their friends, families, and colleagues is a great way to leverage the season and grow your membership base…   TODAY’S NEWS   St. Helena Grower Files Lawsuit Against Vintner Over $50,000 Worth of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Grower James Healy had a contract to sell the Cabernet Sauvignon to a Napa Valley winery in 2020, according to the lawsuit. However, that unnamed Napa Valley winery rejected the fruit over smoke taint concerns from the 2020 Glass Fire… Grape Pickers Crash Lavish Sonoma Winery Banquet Demanding Better Wildfire Protections
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