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Viewpoint

by Rowena Curlewis
 

10 Common Wine Packaging Blunders

 
 

To the untutored eye, there might not seem to be all that many variables when it comes to designing a wine brand. But that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of ways to get it wrong. Here, in no particular order, are my top 10 ways to trip up with your wine packaging.

 
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Here's What Works

by Andy Starr
 

How some wineries are exploring another tier in the wholesale market

 
 

Scenario 1. You spend a long week in New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston to sell wine with your in-state distributors.

 
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Vineyard View

by Cliff Ohmart
 

20 Years of Sustainable Grape Growing  Access to this article requires a subsciption.

 
 

My inaugural column devoted to sustainable farming of wine grapes was published in the November 1998 issue of Wines & Vines. It was appropriately titled "What is Sustainable Viticulture.

 
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Wine Industry Finance

by Gabriel Froymovich
 

Should Growers Make Bulk Wine?  Access to this article requires a subsciption.

 
 

Much attention has been paid recently to wine producers acquiring vineyards to secure affordable, quality supply as grape prices rise. Less discussion has focused on growers who see this rise in profits as a way to invest in themselves by diversifying into wine production.

 
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Inquiring Winemaker

by Tim Patterson
 

In Search of Grapevines and Terroir  Access to this article requires a subsciption.

 
 

WARNING: This column, normally about winemaking topics, is entirely devoted to grapegrowing. Worse, it makes fun of several long-cherished beliefs about grapes and their contribution to wine. But at least I do quote Glenn McGourty, another writer for this magazine and someone who actually does know a lot about grapes, to help with the demolition.

 
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