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Don’t “Blow Off” Cybersecurity

Don’t “Blow Off” Cybersecurity

By: Mark Sangster, Vice President and Industry Security Strategist, eSentire Martin Luther, the famous German theologian and religious reformer, is ...
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The Pandemic’s Impact on the Wine & Spirits Industry

The Pandemic’s Impact on the Wine & Spirits Industry

By: Quinton Jay The year 2020 was a complicated one for the wine and spirits industry. According to information published ...
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The Supply Chain Executive Order and Review

The Supply Chain Executive Order and Review

The Executive Order and Review Following the guidance Executive Order 14017, signed by President Biden on February 24, 2021, many ...
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Changes to Gift Tax Exemption Laws Could Affect Winery Estate Planning

Changes to Gift Tax Exemption Laws Could Affect Winery Estate Planning

By: Kemp Moyer and Sachi Danish, BPM LLP  For owner-operators of wineries and other closely held businesses, now may be an opportune ...
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Post-Pandemic: How Small Wineries & Vintners Can Get Back to Business, Better!

Post-Pandemic: How Small Wineries & Vintners Can Get Back to Business, Better!

By: Rod Hughes Wildfires, faulty tanks, flooding, a pandemic, lockdowns, water shortages, tornados, tropical storms – the past two years ...
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Simplified Risk Management for Your Winery

Simplified Risk Management for Your Winery

By: Michael Harding, Senior Risk Solution Specialist, Markel Specialty Take a look around. You must be so proud of where ...
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Demystifying Wholesale Wine Distribution

Demystifying Wholesale Wine Distribution

By: Becky Garrison At the virtual Oregon Wine Symposium held February 16-19, 2020, Jeff Lewis, Director of Education & National ...
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Don’t Get Caught Off Guard During Wildfire Season

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard During Wildfire Season

By: Michael Harding, Senior Risk Solution Specialist, Markel Specialty Weather conditions and natural disasters occasionally take a toll on vineyards ...
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Litigation of Herbicide Drift Cases

Litigation of Herbicide Drift Cases

By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq Chemical drift, the movement of herbicide/pesticide to unintended areas from the site of application, is ...
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Understanding the Domino Effect of the European Wine Tariffs

Understanding the Domino Effect of the European Wine Tariffs

By: Tracey L. Kelley At press time, the Office of the United States Trade Representative is deciding the revised outcome ...
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