The vintner tour of China is part of a full slate of activities in China supporting the California wine category throughout each program year including retail and on-premise promotions, California Wines Master Classes, programs with leading online retailers, consumer events, trade shows, and trips to California wine country for leading trade and media
the State Water Resources Control Board approved a proposal from riparian water right holders in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to voluntarily cut back water use in exchange for assurances they would not face further riparian curtailment during the June-September growing season
The Bingham family has evolved into one of Texas' iconic grape growers. This family has deep roots in farming on the Texas High Plains. The Binghams originally were involved in cotton and peanut farming, being one of the few organic farmers on the Texas High Plains.
Because of the hard freeze earlier this week, some rhubarb stalks are "toxic." It's the plant's reaction to the abnormal freezing temperatures we suffered across the region. The NDSU Plant Sciences Department is getting calls about it and they have some advice about rhubarb leaves.
Does blue on a bottle turn off buyers? Will a fussy label hamper the sale of a cheap wine? Some graphic artists have been designing wine labels for decades, and they know what works. Lettie Teague investigates
Markham Vineyards came to the county Planning Commission this week with a seemingly straightforward proposal: increase annual wine production but make no change in the total number of visitors allowed at the tasting room. But little comes easy for the Planning Commission these days when it comes to wine
Powerful corporate interests have spent a lot of time and money trying to bend Washington's rules to benefit themselves, and now they want Congress to grease the skids for a TPP deal that corporations have helped write but the public can't see
"In close proximity to some 400 wineries, and perennially hot in the summer, Sonoma is an immensely popular vacation destination," Hipmunk observed in a press release. "The Northern California hotspot has a limited number of hotels, so in the summer, prices accordingly skyrocket."
A giant Antarctic storm currently hitting New Zealand is the biggest storm on earth, according to website WeatherWatch. - See more at: http://yournewswire.com/biggest-storm-on-earth-hits-new-zealand/#sthash.BF3UAdjQ.dpuf
Designed by London-based Moley Robotics, the automated kitchen consists of two large robotic arms which can construct dishes based on an iTunes-like library of recipes. The arms were designed by the Shadow Robot company, which also provides technologies to NASA, and consist of 20 motors, 24 joints and 129 sensors allowing them to mimic the movements and dexterity of human hands