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Day 1 of the IBWSS

July 28, 2017


The International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show (IBWSS) kicked off in San Francisco on July 26 with a packed exhibition hall and a keynote address from Bobby Koch, President and CEO of the Wine Institute. That led to a full day of presentations, workshops and master classes from some of the top names in the bulk wine and spirits industry.

Wine Bloggers Conference to Take Place in Lodi, California from August 11-14

August 3, 2016


Originally posted on
After a little hesitation, I finally signed up for the Wine Bloggers Conference taking place in Lodi, California from August 11th-14th. Why did I wait so long? Well, I wasn’t sure what to expect, really. But after chatting with a few other wine bloggers (Traveling Wine Chick in particular) and…

What’s next for Australian vineyard machinery?

February 4, 2016


Source: What’s next for Australian vineyard machinery?

Franzia’s Unified Keynote Speaks to Past, Present and Future

January 28, 2016


In a rare and much anticipated public address, Bronco CEO Fred Franzia delivered the January 26 keynote speech and, with it, set the stage for the 2016 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento. Franzia paid homage to the founding figures of the California wine industry, including his uncle Ernest Gallo, with a look back […]

The Taste of Scent

November 18, 2015


As anyone who has held their nose in an effort to swallow something unpleasant is aware, our ability to taste is inextricably linked to our sense of smell.

Wines of Lugana tasting

September 4, 2015


Originally posted on Alicia Sees Wine:
On June 29, The Tasting Panel Magazine hosted a wonderful tasting and luncheon at 25 Lusk in San Francisco, featuring the wines of Lugana. Located near lake Garda, Lugana is a small relatively unknown wine producing region in Northern Italy between Lombardy and Veneto that is showing itself as a hidden…

Deborah Parker Wong’s photostream

March 26, 2013


Deborah Parker Wong’s photostream on Flickr.