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The Cleaning Life of a Winemaker

The Cleaning Life of a Winemaker

By: Tom Payette, Winemaking Consultant  The positive response from the previous article on Cross-contamination has lead to this article as ...
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The Role of Cover Crops in the Vineyard

The Role of Cover Crops in the Vineyard

By: Becky Garrison    The United States Department of Agriculture defines a cover crop as “a crop generally recognized by agricultural ...
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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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The Importance of Review Sites

The Importance of Review Sites

By: Susan DeMatei  We all have a love/hate relationship with online reviews. We get angry when someone points out our flaws ...
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Demetria Estate Winery: All-Natural Wines from Grape to Glass

Demetria Estate Winery: All-Natural Wines from Grape to Glass

By: Nan McCreary  When John and Sandra Zahoudanis founded Demetria Estate near Los Olivos, California, in 2006, their goal was to ...
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Frost Protection in the Vineyard: Environment, Geography and Science

Frost Protection in the Vineyard: Environment, Geography and Science

By: Gerald Dlubala  The grapevines that a grower depends on for their livelihood are vulnerable to temperature changes that can damage ...
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Ways to Help Promote Your Venue

Ways to Help Promote Your Venue

It is important now more than ever to promote your winery to both potential clients and other industry professionals. Promoting ...
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The Need for Proper Refrigeration and Cold Storage in the Winery

The Need for Proper Refrigeration and Cold Storage in the Winery

By: Gerald Dlubala  Temperature control and consistency are magic words to a winemaker. From planting through harvest, packaging and storage, the ...
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Crush Season: When Timing is Everything, Experience Matters

Crush Season: When Timing is Everything, Experience Matters

By: Cheryl Gray Inside every grape is the flavor upon which crush season depends. Capturing that flavor is a skill ...
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A Closer Look at Winery Filtration Methods & Filtration Solutions

A Closer Look at Winery Filtration Methods & Filtration Solutions

By: Alyssa L. Ochs During winemaking, filtration occurs right before bottling to remove any unwanted particles that the winemaker doesn’t ...
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