Welcome Guest

Supplier News

Home · 1 · 2 · 3 · 4 · 5 · 6 · 7 · 8 · 9 · 10 · 11 · 12 · 13 · 14 · 15 · 16 · 17 · 18 · 19 · 20 · 21 · 22 · 23 · 24 · 25 · 26 · 27 · 28 · 29 · 30 · 31 · 32 · 33 · 34 · 35 · 36 · 37 · 38 · 39 · 40 · 41 · 42 · 43 · 44 · 45 · 46 · 47 · 48 · 49 · 50 · 51 · 52 · 53 · 54 · 55 · 56 · 57 · 58 · 59 · 60 · 61 · 62 · 63 · 64 · 65 · 66 · 67 · 68 · 69 · 70 · 71 · 72 · 73 · 74 · 75 · 76 · 77 · 78 · 79 · 80 · 81 · 82 · 83 · 84 · 85 · 86 · 87 · 88 · 89 · 90 · 91 · 92 · 93 · 94 · 95 · 96
Two suppliers of traceability and security systems announced their collaborative effort to produce a new kind of tag that offers near field communication, NFC, for identification and the security of a Bubble Tag for authentication. Prooftag and Smartrac worked together to integrate NFC chips into the Bubble Seal range of security tags. The new combination of technologies in relation with the Prooftag Cerv service platform offers new services for brands and a new “user experience” for consumers. Details: prooftag.net and smartrac-group.com 
The new electro-pneumatic fillers manufactured by the Italian supplier GAI and distributed by Prospero Equipment feature four electro-pneumatic valves to separately control a vacuum, tank gas, auto leveling and de-gassing. The filler can handle sparkling and still wines, fill heights can be adjusted with the machine is operating and the electro-pneumatic valves ensure an effective sterilization cycle. Details: prosperocorp.biz 
Rivercap USA launched its new Creative Line of labels and capsules to provide wine packaging that the company claims offer a tactile experience that is as enticing as how the materials appear on retail shelves. The capsule is produced with a textured polylaminate that retains its texture after spinning while the label material is produced through micro-engraving. The adhesive label can be partially or totally textured as well as customized to any kind of paper support. Details: rivercap.com
French cooper Tonnellerie Garonnaise unveiled its new Exquis barrel. The barrel is formed with staves that have undergone 36 months of seasoning and are bent with a combination of water and steam “to provide finesse and elegance with the use of fire for power and depth.” Details: garonnaise.com 
Westec unveiled new locking spin handles for wine tanks. The locking handles are designed to prevent a tank being opened by accident or “unauthorized tank entry.” The new handles can be added to new tanks or existing tanks as a retrofit. Details: westectank.com
Fresno, Calif. - (October 27, 2014) – Betts Truck Parts & Service, one of three divisions of the Betts Company, has announced the completion of a strategic branding initiative that began last year. Betts Company has executed its plan to develop marketing collateral for all divisions tailored to the company's updated brand profile along with the introduction of new websites.
COLTON, Calif. – Author Steve Hammersmith combines 20 years of battling severe frost on his family’s farm and his research on frost and cold air accumulation to supply a resource to other farmers. Hammersmith’s experience includes studying and apprenticing under Dr. Rafael Guarga, president of the University of Urugay. The two collaborated on a new frost protection method of controlling cold air flows and draining cold air masses. He is currently president and CEO of Shur Farms Frost Protection, a company specializing in managing cold air flows in vineyards and orchards worldwide. His new book, “Cold Air Accumulation and the Grower's Guide to Frost Protection” (published by WestBow Press), discusses the causes of frost and methods growers can use to protect their yield.
Novavine CEO Jay Jensen welcomes the public to the new Protocol 2010 Grapevine Increase Block in Yolo County. This newly developed increase block has been planted with material released by Foundation Plant Services (UC Davis) called Protocol 2010, making it the newest and cleanest grapevine stock in the world. On Friday, October 24th from 11am-2pm, Novavine has invited the community and its dignitaries to an informational event at their Yolo increase block (19501 County Rd 97, Woodland CA), in which they will introduce their operations and newly planted material.
Oregon – Responding to the requests of clients throughout the region, Ferment Marketing has expanded its services to include comprehensive DTC (direct-to-consumer) programs and a guest experience management tool called Secret Sipper.
Napa, CA, October 17, 2014 – - Tapp Label Acquisition Company LLC has signed a definitive and binding agreement for the purchase of Tapp Label Technologies Inc. The deal is expected to close in December.
Sonoma, CA – Collotype Labels, the leading global wine and spirits label supplier, won the top award for digital label printing in two leading North American 2014 print industry competitions. Collotype Digital is the most advanced West Coast digital printing facility from Los Angeles to Canada. In both of North America’s most distinguished label printing competitions, the North American Gold Ink Awards and the North American Tag & Label Industry Association, Collotype Labels was awarded the top honor for a digitally printed label. In both competitions the winner was the “Freakshow” label brand by Michael-David Winery of Lodi, CA.
October 16, 2014, San Jose, CA — Vines OS, a comprehensive eCommerce winery solution built specifically for wineries, announces a new feature that encourages online Wine Club signups while purchasing online. Club discounts are clearly displayed, along with a simple pop up window that allows shoppers to select the Club option of their choice, without ever leaving the checkout page.
AstraPouch® announced today that it is now offering digitally printed AstroPaq® pouches at a low minimum quantity of 1,000 pouches per SKU. Pre-printed pouches had previously only been available in quantities of 25,000 or more. With this change, fully branded pouches will be more accessible to wineries of all sizes.
October 14, 2014 (Paso Robles, CA) – According to Matt Ortman, not all fermenting vessels are created equal. In just his second year as winemaker at Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery, he had already purchased four concrete tanks because he believes that, for some wines, they’re ideal.


Follow Us On: