The move to dismantle the state monopoly on the sale of beer, wine and liquor that passed the state House on Thursday took shape amid a flurry of lobbying by beer companies, grocery stores, big-box retailers and other groups that have poured a combined $10.5 million into efforts to influence lawmakers since mid-2012
Hundreds of property owners across California's Central Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are scrambling to prove they have a right to divert water from the region's streams, the result of a state order that comes due in just four days
National Top Ten Newspaper Group celebrates new Sunday Wine, Food & Travel Section "Eat, Drink, Play" by partnering with twice-annual wine lovers' marketplace Major media market relationship boosts Bay Area wine audience
Part business event, part social event, part carnival, the masquerade party - now in its fourth year - drew guests in all manner of attire, from corsets to masks to cocktail dresses for an evening of wine, visual delights, dancing and risque fun. The vintners' association is a nonprofit trade group.
About three dozen small Alabama towns and cities may see alcohol sales - and the tax revenue - dry up after the state's top court on Friday overturned a 2009 law that had allowed them to conduct wet-dry referendums, attorneys said
The two-day event, which kicked off with nine chef vintner dinners in private homes on Friday evening, is signature event of SWFL Children's Charities Inc., a nonprofit that funds programs that serve local children.
But there aren't many better examples of swimming against the tide than announcing that Blowout, your new "unashamedly carbonated" sparkling wine, is inspired by an Italian philosopher who campaigned vigorously for the abolition of pasta
From the 2014 vintage all Artadi wines, including the celebrated Viña el Pisón, one of Spain's most expensive wines, will be labeled simply as Vino de Mesa, and will not carry the Rioja name or official back label stamp