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Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Jim Agger

Jim Agger is the Vice President of Marketing & Business Development at WineDirect.  He has 15 years business-to-business sales and sales management experience in software-as-a-service and logistics.  Before joining WineDirect, Jim held positions with WineAccess, ShipCompliant and FedEx Services.  He has also created the landmark affinity relationship between the Wine Institute and FedEx.   When Jim was responsible for sales at …

Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Robert Tracy

Robert Tracy is the owner and co-founder of BevTrac Mobile Quality System, LLC which serves the wine industry by providing specialized technical expertise in the fields of winery sanitation and quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) while providing the added value of analytical and microbiological laboratory testing services. For the past 12 years, Robert has consulted at over 100 wineries in the …

Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Glen Roberts

As a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP), Glen Roberts continually implements his experience and knowledge to assist U.S. firms in global trade. He is employed by the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration as the Director of the Fresno & Bakersfield U.S. Export Assistance Centers, providing export business consulting for the Central California region.  His current activities include all …

Thompson Grape Crush: What’s the Future?

Central Valley Thompson grapes ended up being quite valuable this last harvest, both on the raisin and concentrate side of the business. But as Jeff Bitter from Allied Grape Growers shared in this interview with California Ag Network, both markets can be quite volatile and there are a lot less acres of Thompson Seedless grapes in the ground than there …

San Joaquin Valley Wine Grape Industry Makes a Come Back

Last year, wine industry analysts were questioning the strength of the high end wine market, as prices got higher and higher; and now it appears that the tide is turning again for California wine grape growers, as much of the movement of inventory is coming back to the San Joaquin Valley. Watch this brief video with Jeff Bitter from Allied …

Key Indicators that Wine Grapes are Ready for Harvest

So how do you know when your wine grapes are ready for harvest? Wineries are looking for more than just solid brix levels. There are other chemical indicators to consider. This was one of the topics of discussion at California State University Fresno’s biennial industry Grape Day. Watch this brief interview with Tim Holt from E&J Gallo Winery as he …

Smoke from Wildfires Slows CA Raisin Grape Maturity

Although most folks in the Central Valley of California have been safe from the ravaging wildfires around California, they have still suffered the affects that the ash and smoke have brought into the Valley.  It has caused airline flight delays due to obscured vision and increased allergies & asthma among the public; but what some raisin growers have been discovering …

CA Wine Market Trends & Thompson Green Price with Allied Grape Growers

Allied Grape Growers just held their 67th Annual Meetings in the Central Valley and North Coast, celebrated their success with Nat DiBuduo as President for the last 18 years, and welcomed Jeff Bitter stepping up as the new President & CEO of Allied. Watch this brief video with Jeff who shared the new leadership structure of Allied, discussed the current …

2018 CA Wine Grape Crop & Market Update with Nat DiBuduo

Special Thanks to This Video’s Sponsor! The 2018 California wine grape crop is well underway, and Nat DiBuduo, President of Allied Grape Growers, is predicting an average +4 million ton harvest this year.  Watch this brief video with Nat as he explains more about the progress of the 2018 crop, as well as the current wine market trends the industry …

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