This is the first paper specifically to discuss non-Saccharomyces yeast nutrient status and its impact on the glucosidase and xylosidase activity that I know of. Glucosidases are hydrolases that can break the links of Glucosidases are hydrolases capable of breaking down the links of aryl-glucosides (glucosides bound to an aromatic ring). This is desirable because […]
Last year, researchers at the University of Adelaide successfully used nanotechnology to develop a polymer to remove a methoxypyrazine, the compound known to produce the 'green capsicum' aroma, from Cabernet Sauvignon wine. To do so, they attached magnetic nanoparticles to the polymers and used magnets to remove the polymers from the wine once the methoxypyrazines […]
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These are some of the fundamental shifts underway in the wine industry, economically, culturally and environmentally. That means that, as an industry and as communicators in the industry in particular, we're going to have to learn new things.
The wine business has a number of platforms for managing direct-to-consumer sales and marketing efforts, but the industry needs to devote more attention to statistical modeling to predict which customers are likely to cut a club out of their spending. That's what Sonoma State University economist Sam Riewe and industry DTC data-cruncher Joel Miller of […]
The Summit consisted of six presentations in Ted Talk-style format, including sessions on Wine Preferences of the "Z" Generation, Marketing Insights from Rabo AgriFinance, and Reading the Tea Leaves of Consumer Data.
Rob Davis, who has worked at Jordan since the inaugural 1976 harvest and is considered the longest-tenured winemaker in Sonoma County, is transitioning into the newly created role of winegrower at Jordan, effective July 1, 2019. He has turned over lead winemaking and management responsibilities to Maggie Kruse, who has worked alongside Davis for the […]
Fletcher will be responsible for Sanford's day to day vineyard & winery operations working closely with the Terlato Family in executing their vision and future direction for the vineyards and wines of Sanford.
LibDib, the only web-based distributor of alcoholic beverages, today unveiled their new LibDib Instant Impact Portal, an online service powered by BrandMuscle, the leading marketing firm for distributors nationwide. LibDib's Instant Impact Portal is now available to all live LibDib Makers, providing them with access to marketing and design services, as well as digital and […]
Google Trends is a useful free tool for exploring national and worldwide trends in google users' activity. For Oregon's larger wineries, trending data is available for ten years of search results. We ran a few reports today to show you what you can do.