A vigil service for Torres, a woman who has made a tremendous difference to a large group of local nonprofits, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the St. Helena Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, also at the St. Helena Catholic Church.
No state handles its alcohol quite like New Hampshire, according to per capita consumption data shared by the Beer Institute. The libertarian New England state guzzles down more booze per person-some 40.8 gallons per year-than any other U.S. state, by The Beer Institute's estimates.
For the entire month of August, Missouri wineries and the Missouri Wine and Grape Board are featuring the Vignoles grape varietal. The Vignoles (veen-yole) grape is a varietal that thrives in the demanding weather conditions of the state, and is the most commonly grown white grape.
In the latest Finger Lakes Vineyard Update from Cornell Cooperative Extension Finger Lakes Grape Program, Mike Colizzi, Extension specialist says that Finger Lakes grape growers are seeing increased incidence of downy mildew.
The $350,000 is for gross sales, according to the state comptroller's office. An unknown portion of those sales goes to Aramark, the SMU vendor. The beer and wine sales made up more than half the $650,000 in food and other concessions sold at the games, said SMU athletic spokesman Brad Sutton.
The problem with this business model is that it demands more and more people to be drawn into our delicate region and the cumulative impacts of such development encroach upon the shared common resources, such as water, roads, public utilities, emergency services, etc., of the citizen stakeholders (residents, homeowners, taxpayers, etc.).
Forbes.com's Katie Kelly Bell doesn't consider herself a wine blogger or writer, but a wine storyteller. Maybe that's why her profile on tree-hunting Bordeaux winemaker Pierre Seillan earned her a nomination for Best Blog Post of the Year with the American Wine Blog Awards.
A call by the three western premiers for the dismantling of internal trade barriers between their provinces is a great idea - one that is long overdue. It would lead to more opportunities for enterprising businesses, lower costs for consumers, and greater economic freedom.
Growers of Ontario fruits and vegetables say this summer is looking like a good one for produce. Standing along the packing line of his fourth generation family farm, John Thwaites can't help but smile.
It's not that the grapes are different - the reds are made of tannat, as in Madiran, and cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon, as in Bordeaux and Bergerac. Whites are made of gros manseng, petit manseng and petit courbu, as in Jurançon
The fire burned near several wineries - many owners now waiting to get a closer look at their vineyards. On Capital Public Radio's Insight Tuesday morning, Rob Campbell of Storey Winery says he talked to a fire official about the retardant used