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California ABC Not Trolling for Miscreants
 
05.29.2015
 
Department counsel clarifies regulations that pose trouble for wineries
 
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Steve Gross of the Wine Institute discusses legislative updates to direct wine shipping May 28 during the Direct 2015 conference in Napa, Calif. Photo: ShipCompliant
Napa, Calif.—Winery managers who have been looking over their shoulders about possible social media mishaps may be relieved to find out that the California Alcoholic Beverage Control board (ABC) isn’t after them.

“We don’t employ people to search the Internet for violations,” admits ABC general counsel Matthew Botting. Nevertheless, the ABC learns about many violations, either from people tattling or simply receiving mass emails. “I get a lot of emails from you,” the lawyer noted at the ShipCompliant Direct conference May 28 at the Napa Valley Marriott.

Some of Botting’s remarks to the winery personnel gathered at the meeting were inspired by the recent cancellation of the popular nonprofit Grapescape fundraising wine show in Sacramento, Calif.
 
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Strong Market for Walla Walla Land
 
05.28.2015
 
Willamette Valley Vineyards closes on vineyard in Pacific Northwest appellation
 
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Properties like this 114-acre ranch near Walla Walla, Wash., are drawing strong interest from companies seeking to develop new vineyards.
 
Milton-Freewater, Ore.—Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc. is looking beyond the Willamette Valley with its purchase of 42 acres in the Walla Walla Valley AVA from North Slope Management LLC’s SeVein Vineyards.

A deal for the property closed at the end of April, to the tune of $736,250, or approximately $17,530 an acre for the serviced but undeveloped tract. The arrangement includes an option to purchase a further 45 acres at SeVein for $433,000.


 
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Off-Premise Sales » Month   12 Months  
April 2015 $627 million
5%
$8,028 million
5%
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Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
April 2015 $184 million
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