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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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Liability Coverage for Chemical Drift

Liability Coverage for Chemical Drift

Protecting your vineyard from damaging pests and grapevine diseases with pesticides may be an essential part of your vineyard management.  ...
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Anatomy of a Trademark Case

Anatomy of a Trademark Case

By: Brian D. Kaider, Esq. In earlier articles, I have discussed the benefits of federal registration of trademarks, how they ...
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Protect Events Hosted at Your Winery with Event Insurance

Protect Events Hosted at Your Winery with Event Insurance

By now, most winery owners have heard the buzz regarding event insurance. Sure, you know it exists, but do you ...
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