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Taste of the Verde Valley Returns
The third annual Taste of the Verde Valley, planned Nov. 2, will incorporate a painted barrel auction with its usual wine, food and entertainment.
Video: Catching Up with Kent Callaghan
Kent Callaghan of Callaghan Vineyards in Elgin produced his first wine in 1990. With more than 20 years of experience, he has honed his approach to winemaking: straightforward and honest, he integrates lessons learned from the past. After a challenging 2012, punctuated by a freeze and hail that severely reduced yields for so many vintners in Elgin, Callaghan thinks the 2013 growing season may be one of finest vintages of his career, resulting in record yields.
Change is in the Air: Arizona Stronghold Undergoes a Reorganization
AZ Wine Lifestyle
Since its inception in 2007, Arizona Stronghold Vineyards has been making headlines. Now the company is embarking on one of its biggest evolutions yet: A reorganization is underway, bringing many positive changes and a prosperous future for the brand.
Vintners Took 2 Paths to Get Into Wine-Making Business
The Arizona Republic
Some people dream of opening a winery. The easiest way to do this is to make a substantial amount of money in another business, "retire" to the country and start a winery. Of course, it was anything but easy to make your money in the first place, and once you open that winery, you'll quickly realize it's the most difficult and expensive job ever.
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Top 10 Ways to Build a Drinks Brand
The Drinks Business
Every brand is trying to shout something different: We're older/newer/purer/more traditional/quirkier than our competitors. Drinks brands that hold people's interest are the ones targeting knowledgeable, discerning consumers and listening to what they want.
Why Wine Ratings Have Nothing to Do With Price
There's some thought that the whole rating system has changed wine-making — and not necessarily for the better. But how has it affected the way you price your vintages?
Disaster Preparation: Helpful Tips for Businesses and Facility Managers
A recent survey sponsored by the American Red Cross and FedEx showed that approximately 70 percent of small businesses do not expect to experience a disaster, and half of those surveyed do not have an emergency response plan in place. Don't let this be your business's worst nightmare.
Wine in Cancer Therapy
Prepared Foods Network
A study from the University of Missouri has found that a compound in wine can be used to boost the effectiveness of radiation-based cancer therapy.
Wine Clubs: Maybe Not for Everyone
Experts say wine clubs may not be the right fit for savvy buyers who can shop for wines at stores with large selections and knowledgeable staff.
Is World Wine Production at a 40-Year Low?
Wines & Vines
A report from the Australian research arm of investment banking giant Morgan Stanley is creating buzz in the wine community with its announcement that in 2012 global wine production "fell to its lowest levels in more than 40 years." But some North American wine industry experts see the situation differently.
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