The wine industry gets more clarity around Amazon’s involvement with “Next” wine. Small wineries in Napa County might get a fast track for approval. An alcohol delivery service experiences great success in Texas and a Romanian producer plans expansion into New York. The news we’re thinking about here at SevenFifty Daily.

July 10, 2017
1. Tech Crunch

Amazon Isn't Developing Its Own Wines...Yet

Much confusion seems to have arisen from a press release by King Estate that implied that it had collaborated with Amazon to launch a new wine brand, “Next.” What is notable about this new wine brand is that it will be sold directly on Amazon Wine and otherwise is only available by going directly to the winery.

3. Weatherford Democract

Alcohol Delivery Service Expands Across Texas

Postmates, a service that connects customers with a courier service to deliver from nearby businesses, has launched its DRINKS delivery service in Texas. As with its rollout in California the service seems to be growing in popularity across Texas.