Target and Whole Foods are among the retailers celebrating National Wine Day today, as the stores will offer special wine cubes and 20% off all rose wines, respectively. Meanwhile, a number of AirBnB hosts will allow visitors to book Wine Experiences for just $1.
Canned wine seems to have been embraced by consumers, who see it as a way to take wine to their favorite events, Anne Schamberg writes. "Canned wine is no longer a trend, it's a category," said Ryan Harms, owner and founder of Oregon's Union Wine Co., which has been a market leader in canned sales.
Barefoot Wine is touting its revamped Spritzer cans with a music spot from "The Slay Team," which is comprised of Elizabeth Banks, Laura Bell Bundy, Chrissie Fit, Phoebe Robinson and Cecily Strong. Each star plays a different character that embodies the brand's five flavors as they sing the fierce anthem, "Crushin' It."
A few winemakers are hunting around to find and revive forgotten vineyards in the rocky heights west of Madrid called the Sierra de Gredos. The results are much more interesting and distinctive wines than the table wines that the region produced for decades, Eric Asimov writes.
VeChain plans to use blockchain technology to help wine connoisseurs explore and verify the entire supply chain of a bottle of wine. Of course, even with blockchain technology, the information provided will depend upon the reliability of the wine specialists who provide initial authentication, said independent wine consultant Brian Zhang.
Belvedere believes that the source of the rye makes such a difference that it is releasing two vodkas that are focused exclusively on local sources of grain. Its Single Estate Rye vodkas come from two different sites that grown grain in Poland.
The retirement of Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison topped the list of SmartBrief food and beverage stories this week, with news about Campbell's portfolio review also ranking high with readers. Stories about B&G Foods, Amazon and new product releases also ranked among the most-read topics.
Some people like taking risks, while others are pragmatic and risk-averse, and understanding these and other work styles will help create balanced teams, according to research by Kim Christfort and Suzanne Johnson.
Millennials represent 35% of the US labor pool and value money, security and time off, per Manpower Millennial and Pew Research Center data. Pathfinder Consultants President Eric Borden argues millennials are a critical segment for electrical distributors and that companies can attract them by understanding their values and by relaxing some traditional rules.
DSI has negotiated a program with UPS to bring WSWA wholesaler members significant savings on their small package shipping needs. This program includes discounts for air, ground, commercial, residential and more. To find out more about this program and take advantage of the savings available to WSWA Wholesaler Members (only), current and new customers need to contact DSI General Manager Ali Comeaux at 303-277-3359 or via email.
Men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet, perhaps, as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows not of.