"Thanks so much for your feedback, Jennifer! I'm personally excited about the 2010 vintage, too. The graph is a simple generalization of what **might** have happened in many places across the valley. Despite the 'slump' in GDD from…"
"Matt - Good to see, in a graph, what we all knew was going on in our vineyards. The 2010 vintage was not only saved, but thrived and came to complete maturation because of the lengthy warm weather in October. While we picked our Sauvignon Blanc from…"
I just finished a mini-report on temperatures during the 2010 growing season compared to the 21-year average in Oakville, Napa Valley. I think it really helps explain what made this growing season challenging and how it will make 2010 vintage unique. Feel free to re-use or republish the work.The link to the study is here: …See More
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My work is specific to managing brand and authenticity perceptions.
"Origin branding is an important facet to wine interest because region provides a strong connection to authenticity perceptions of wine. Within the scope of authenticity and the numerous benefits derived, research has further identified that origin…"
Hello all,I'm brand new on W&HN. Quite honestly, one of the main reasons for me joining was to (hopefully) create a vibrant discussion around origin branding for wineries and vineyards. (A brief disclosure: we are currently developing a service that helps wineries/vineyards effectively communicate the unique qualities of the location/origin)A brief overview of the facts concerning origin branding so far:Appellation and region ranked in the top 10 factors influencing wine consumer purchase…See More