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Winery and Vineyard Succession Planning

March 19, 2020
While the vineyard is still quiet and contemplating the end of winter, now is the perfect time for New York wineries to be considering succession planning. Are there family members ready for more responsibility? Key employees you want to reward going into the next harvest season and beyond? Are you at an age where Medicaid Read More »

Alcoholic Beverage Excise Tax Credits Extended Through 2020

February 11, 2020
In late December 2019, President Trump signed into law a wide-ranging appropriations bill which extended several temporary excise tax credits created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("Jobs Act") that were due to expire at the end of 2019.  The tax credits, which correspond to an excise tax increase passed in 1990, have Read More »

What’s in a Name? Five Tips to Build and Protect Your Winery’s Brand

February 08, 2020
Brand.  What does it mean in the wine industry?  Everything.  An overstatement?  Maybe.  But not by much. A winery's brand tells the story of its wine, from the vineyard to the bottle to the table, and builds connections with consumers that form the very foundation of the enterprise.  It is front-and-center on every single bottle.  It Read More »