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Using Closures to Customize Oxygen Transmission

Variety of alternative closures serves to protect and develop flavor characteristics

by Jane Firstenfeld
 
 

TOP STORIES

 
 

Wineries May Lose Dispute Over Internet Domains

by Paul Franson
 
 

Massachusetts Approves DtC Law, Opens State to Wine Shipping

by Andrew Adams
 
 

California Races Toward Harvest

by Kate Lavin
 
 

Questions for Treasury Wineries Continue

by Andrew Adams
 
 

Grapegrowers Association Calls for Better Grape Acreage Data

by Jane Firstenfeld
 
 

Packaging Conference Set for Aug. 20 in Napa

Magazine invites winery personnel to conference/trade show

by Jim Gordon
 
 

GROWING & WINEMAKING

 
 

Winemaker Interview: Cameron Hughes

The maverick vintner moves beyond his Lot Series

by Laurie Daniel
 
 

TECHNICAL REVIEW

 
 

Growing Sustainably

How Hunt Country Vineyards expanded and succeeded in the Finger Lakes

by Linda Jones McKee
 
 

TECHNOLOGY

 
 

Protecting Your Wine

Stop counterfeiters from selling cheap imitations of your premium brand

by Eric Przyswa, Consultant and researcher at Mines ParisTech
 
 

PRODUCT NEWS

 

Winery and Vineyard Product News

by Andrew Adams
 

WINE INDUSTRY METRICS

 

Winery Industry Metrics

Data-driven news on the wine economy

 

CLOSURES

 
 

Keeping Corks Free of Contaminants

Supplier techs sniff individual corks for high-value wines as work on automated TCA-screening systems continues

by Andrew Adams
 
 

PRACTICAL WINERY & VINEYARD

 
 

Dealing with compromised fruit in the winery

by James Osborne
 
 

White wine aroma optimization  Access to this article requires a subsciption.

by Karien O’Kennedy, Maryam Ehsani, and Peter Salamone
 
 

Improving pest management practices  Access to this article requires a subsciption.

by Nick Frey
 
 

WINE EAST FEATURES

 
 

Surviving Challenging Environments

ASEV conference addresses vineyard management tactics for difficult locations

by Linda Jones McKee
 
 
 
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July 2014 $557 million
5%
$7,577 million
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