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Napa Fire and Tapp Team Members

Tapp Label staff who are based in the Saint Helena office and who live in the Napa, California area have been severely affected by the recent wildfires. Most have been evacuated from their homes and unfortunately, some lost their homes entirely.

Tapp Label has started a GoFundMe page (see below for link) in an effort to assist our dear friends with getting back on their feet. If you are able, please go to the site and help them out. https://www.gofundme.com/tapplabel

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On behalf of the Executive Team: Thank you!

The Craft Consideration: Wine Label Decoration

The Craft Consideration

As the craft movement permeates the beverage industry, the need for quality packaging has increased. However, there are some important factors to consider when working with small companies.

Prime Package & Label printed this label digitally for Jester King Brewery.

Tapp Label is hiring!

Tapp Label is a renowned label printer because we employ renowned people. From sales and customer service to prepress, production, and logistics, our success is built upon a strong foundation of our associates. In addition to the value we hold for our people, we value innovation, integrity, and service, all the while trying to have some fun along the way. Send your resume HR@tapplabel.com

Department                     Position                                       Location
Customer Experience       Account Coordinator                    Livermore, CA
Production                        Plant Manager                              Portland, OR
Production                        Stager                                          Portland, OR

Tapp in the News

BUSINESS

JUNE 22, 2016 11:46 AM

3 new wine services companies reflect growth in Paso Robles’ industry

Three wine services companies based north of San Francisco locate offices here

They are a wine label company and two laboratories

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Employees at Tapp Label, which recently opened a 9,000-square-foot plant to print high-end labels and shrink sleeves at 3330 Ramada Drive just off Highway 101 in Paso Robles.

BY SALLY BUFFALO Special to the Tribune

Three Napa- and Sonoma-based wine services companies have established locations in Paso Robles recently, reflecting the area’s growing stature as a wine region.

“It confirms that Paso Robles is a legitimate wine region,” Kevin Sass, winemaker at Halter Ranch Vineyard, said of the companies’ decisions to locate in San Luis Obispo County. “It says we’ve stepped up a category to a new level of business.”

Tapp Label invested $1.5 million to open a 9,000-square-foot plant to print high-end labels and shrink sleeves at 3330 Ramada Drive just off Highway 101, calling the area a strategic location for company growth. The St. Helena-based company has produced labels for SLO County wineries including Chronic Cellars, Baileyana and Cane & Fable as well as numerous national brands.

Next door at 3320 Ramada Drive, ETS Laboratories — a leading laboratory company with locations in Napa, Sonoma, Oregon and Washington — built the Central Coast’s first ISO-accredited lab. The new 13,000-square-foot lab, with offices and seminar space on the second level, provides advanced testing and analysis that growers and winemakers previously had to send off for, with services such as advanced phenolic analysis, arsenic testing and export services.

 

“What they provide is above and beyond what any individual winery lab can do,” said Sass, who previously shipped samples to ETS in Napa.

Scott Laboratories, a Petaluma-based fermentation products and equipment retailer for wineries, breweries and distilleries, opened in the same building, allowing winemakers to drop off samples and purchase supplies in one location. The two companies’ Healdsburg operations are also co-located, said Evin Morrison, an ETS marketing specialist.

“It makes sense to give our customers one stop for lab services and supplies,” she said. ETS’s investment was in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, she said, while Scott declined to provide its investment.

All three firms have located near Tin City, an unassuming industrial park that’s home to more than a dozen small wine producers, a distillery and brewing company.

Sally Buffalo writes about wine, beer and spirits. Reach her at sallybuffalo@gmail.com or on Twitter @sallybuffalo.

Craft Beer Vancouver

Canadian Brewing Conference Vancouver, B.C. May 26-28

Check out Vancouver Craft Beer Week May 27-June 5

Things to do at Booth #16

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  1. Visit with our beer nerds and discover label product innovations for your brand to own the shelf.
  2. Enter our “SIPSTERCUP” giveaway. We’re giving away 1 per hour at the show. This 32 oz double wall stainless steel thermal growler with copper vacuum insulation could be yours.
  3. Grab a Tapp Snack to keep you going.

4. See Tapp’s Foam. This foam is THIN & SLICK!
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5. Tapp into shrink & use the shelf wisely.
Shrink is scuff resistant, allows for high speed application & gives you more bang for your buck!

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Forbes Coolest Wine Labels of 2016

Every year Forbes Magazine chooses the “Coolest Wine Labels of the Year“.  We are proud to have printed 2 of the innovative labels of 2016.  Interessante, White Blend California 2014 by Winemaker Andy Erickson of Screaming Eagle. Label design by Jessica Hische. Printed on the offset digital platform on our HP Indigo press. Click here to see Interessante on press.

You and Me White Blend, Sonoma 2013 by Winemaker Helen Kiplinger, label design by Erik Marinovich, printed by Tapp Label on our waterless offset press. Both wine labels are pressure sensitive.

Follow us and see our label of the week #WineWednesday #tappthatlabel

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Craft Brewers, Philadelphia

Join us at the Craft Brewers Conference Philadelphia May 3-6

Things to do at Booth #3839

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  1. Visit with our beer label gurus and discover label product innovations that will make your brand own the shelf!
  2.  Enter our “SIPSTERCUP” giveaway. We’re giving away 1 per hour at the show. This 32 oz double wall stainless steel thermal growler with copper vacuum insulation could be yours.
  3. Grab a Tapp Snack to keep you going
  4. See Tapp’s Foam. This foam is THIN & SLICK!

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5. We know Shrink! Use the Shelf Wisely
“Tapp” into shrink and get 360 degrees of prime real estate for your brand.
Shrink is scuff resistant, allows for high speed application & gives you more bang for your buck!

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Tapp Art Deco Inspired Flasks

Tapp Label visits sunny San Diego this week for the ADI Spirits Conference

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Stop by our booth 528, grab a Tapp flask and discover what digital offset can do for your spirits labels.  Enter code here for a chance to win an Apple TV!

About the Flasks: Labels were printed with 20 different beautiful art deco designs by Plumbline Creative. Each label is individually numbered. The paper itself is metallic, which gives the labels that shine and pop. Best of all, this was all done in a single run using HP’s Indigo 6800 Digital Press

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Paso here we come! We are thrilled with our brand new state of the art, fully staffed Central Coast location. Don’t forget to visit Tapp Label at WiVi Central Coast Wine Symposium- March 16, 2016.  Drop by booth #421, next to the wine and beer garden, hang out, take our Tapp Challenge for a Tee, and get ready to #tappthatlabel

Entering is easy:

1. Take a pic wearing our “Central Coast is Just Cooler” Tee, with your wine/beer/spirits label or a wine/beer/spirits label you think is innovative or creative. (Label must be visible)

2. Upload your image using #tappthatlabel to Tapp’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter Pinterest or email your image to marketing@tapplabel.com. We will announce the winner via email and social media. The winner receives an iPad mini! Contest ends April 18, 2016. Good luck, we can’t wait to see your labels!