Sonoma State University's Wine Spectator Learning Center is set to be a state-of-the-art facility with classrooms and outdoor space to teach more than 300, venues for public seminars and events, and technology to reach the world. (TLCD Architecture)
G3 Enterprises has expanded its product portfolio and will be introducing some highly-innovative new products and packaging partners this month at the 2015 Unified Wine and Grape Symposium. The new products are designed to enable wine producers' flexibility to respond to consumer needs and lifestyles. The new products to be unveiled at the G3 Enterprises booth (#443) include the new GTWIST Cap collection and Zipz single-serve cups.
A decision made quietly by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service earlier this month to go along with a request by the Bureau of Reclamation could shove the endangered Delta smelt to the edge of extinction, environmental groups fear
Are North Bay salmon still up a creek without a paddle? That's what officials from the Sonoma County Water Agency will ask when they meet Wednesday to discuss the agency's 15-year plan to sustain the Russian River watershed.
"As part of the Farm Credit System, our mission is to support agribusiness at all levels. The Wine Spectator Learning Center is a great example of what we can do to support education and build knowledge in the vineyard and winery industry," said Terry Lindley, Chief Marketing Officer at American AgCredit.
Although the economic recovery in Oregon has been uneven across industries, the Oregon wine industry continues to grow, injecting a $3.35 billion booster-shot in 2013, according to a newly-released study.
Consumers owed money and wine by collapsed European Fine Wines Ltd in the UK have been targeted by fraudsters posing as both the company's directors and its liquidator, while London's High Court has ordered another wine investment group to be wound up
Unaudited figures released by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board on Monday showed that for the last fiscal year, state liquor stores sales of wine and spirits totaled $993.1 million for the six-month period ending Dec. 31, 2014. That's a 4.6 percent increase over the first six months of the prior year
Like their utility and design patent brethren, plant patents must also satisfy the patentability requirements of Section 102 and 103 of the Patent Act. In Delano Farms v. California Table Grape Commission (Fed. Cir. 2015), the plant patents at issue relate to Scarlet Royal and Autumn King table grapes. Plant Patent Nos. PP16,229 and PP16,284. The declaratory-judgment plaintiffs are grape growers seeking to invalidate the patents so that they can grow the grapes without continuing to pay a license fee.
... now eyeing an East Coast facility as its business rapidly expands. Last year, Free Flow shipped 160,000 nine-liter case equivalents in kegs. The company has doubled its sales volume in each of the past three years, and it expects similar growth this year.
"The City of Los Angeles has taken another step towards truly protecting its most vulnerable residents," stated Jorge Castillo, Advocacy Director for Alcohol Justice. "We thank Councilmembers Huizar, Englander, and Koretz for their leadership on this critical public health and safety issue."