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March 2016 ::Missouri :: Marketing

SB 994 is making its way through the state legislature. The bill would allow the Missouri Wine and Grape Board to work with state, regional, national and international groups and organizations to determine new and better grape varieties for Missouri. It would also  allow the Missouri Wine and Grape Board to oversee and provide professional [...]

September 2015 ::Colorado :: Consumer Research

CSU’s Dept. of Ag and Resource Economics completed the final in a series of consumer surveys at Colorado Mountain Winefest last weekend (the first to sell out with 6300 attendees) to assess consumer openness to unfamiliar wine varietals or blends and their willingness to pay.  The survey at Winefest followed two during the summer at [...]

August 2014 ::Idaho :: Marketing & Promotions

The Idaho Wine Commission has been awarded an $80,000, which, according to supporters, will allow Idaho Wine Commission to greatly expand their marketing outreach.

May 2014 ::California :: Research & Grants

Legislation to grant winegrape growers the right to vote to extend the Pierce’s Disease Program another five years is biding its time in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  The costs of the referendum are covered by the grower assessment so the bill, co-sponsored by Family Winemakers, Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers, is [...]

May 2014 ::Arizona :: Research & Grants

AWGA, in partnership with NASS, is in the process of conducting a survey of Arizona wine grape production to determine acreage planted, productivity and varietals of wine grapes planted to establish a baseline for future reporting of the economic impact of the wine industry and reporting to USDA and related organizations. To date, nearly 90% [...]