Measure M would ban any new residential subdivisions in the county if the California Department of Transportation determines that any stretch of Highway 50 west of Placerville is at or is forecast to reach gridlock traffic levels
The Planning Commission had agreed on Sept. 16 to allow the two-year-old winery, located at 555 Main St. in the old Epps Chevrolet space, to expand production from 20,000 to 75,000 gallons and host tours and tastings in a new building on Grayson Avenue, behind A&W
The $3.65 million project, a collaboration between FLCC and Cornell University, is being largely paid for with state funds. Graduates of FLCC's program will be able to transfer directly into Cornell's four-year viticulture program.
This fall, there are a number of restaurant promotions in the greater Seattle area that wine lovers in Washington can to use to enjoy a fine meal at a discount and give them a little extra to spend in support of the state's future winemakers.
Wine-TourismThe 2014 Wine Tourism Conference is coming to Paso Robles Nov. 12-14. It's hosted by the county's visitors and conference bureau, Visit San Luis Obispo County, in partnership with Travel Paso Robles Alliance. Most of the conference events will be held at the Paso Robles Inn and registration for the conference is currently open.
A persistent parade of storm clouds has spritzed Northern California while areas south of Sacramento remained dry. The pattern is expected to continue at least until early November, even as El Nino conditions are anticipated this winter.
A trade agreement being negotiated between the United States and European Union could benefit U.S. farmers and ranchers in a major way, according to the U.S. Trade Representative's office. U.S. farm groups have varying takes on the agreement, which is targeted for completion next year.
Bibendum's acquisition of UK drinks rival PLB and the merger of both businesses has created a supergroup, complete with five divisions, catering to the on and off-trades, independents, specialist beer and spirits and events sectors.
The 62 million millennials in America who are old enough to drink are rapidly changing the way wine is marketed. While baby boomers still lead in wine consumption, millennials - people born in the early 1980s to 2000 - are the fastest growing demographic, and producers are taking note of their purchasing power.
Regarding new apps that make our lives easier, most people are open to trying new things. However, when it comes to food and drink, we are much more reluctant. Using an app to order a product, buy a plane ticket, or send mom a birthday gift is no big deal, but to let technology decide what we put in our mouths, well, that's where many draw the line.
Despite California's lingering drought, this year's wine grape harvest was the third-largest ever, at an estimated 3.9 million tons. That's down 8 percent from last year's record 4.24 million-ton crop, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture data reported Monday by the San Francisco-based Wine Institute. However, it still qualifies as "the third largest on record."
The 2013 "Arizona Vineyard Survey," whose results were released last month, states that "a majority of growers intend to expand operations in the next one to three years." By the end of 2016, an additional 350 acres are planned, and 235 of those are in the Willcox area.
The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that's improving but still isn't fully healthy and to help boost unusually low inflation. As expected, it's also ending a bond purchase program that was intended to keep long-term rates low.
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according to the Greek Wine Federation, production decreased by 15%. In contrast to the significant production decrease, the prices of grapes used for winemaking went up. - See more at: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2014/10/29/greek-wine-production-shows-significant-decrease/#sthash.UTUSOkGZ.dpuf