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05/26/16

The House voted 247 to 169 Wednesday to keep to a measure affecting California's drought in an appropriations bill.

05/26/16

Following the start of bloom in his earliest variety, French Colombard, about three weeks earlier, his last variety, Cabernet Sauvignon, had finished this year's bloom by mid-May, says San Joaquin Valley wine grape grower J.R. Shannon.

05/26/16

Hundred Acre Wine Group announces key changes in the structure of their sales and marketing team. As of March 2016, the Hundred Acre Wine Group began assembling a team of skilled professionals to expand the growth potential of the Hundred Acre Wine Group portfolio into new markets and account opportunities.

05/26/16

The consumers' thirst for better-quality wine continues to deepen, but the evaporating North Coast supply of grapes and wine may mean less of the growth in higher-end brands will be coming from the region, market experts told a gathering of industry professionals in Napa on May 25.

05/26/16

Experts and growers discuss market heading in to 2016 harvest

05/26/16

President Obama is racing against the clock to cement a massive Pacific Rim trade deal that all of his potential successors oppose, with his administration eyeing a looming fight on Capitol Hill while starting to implement as much of the complicated pact as it can.

05/26/16

One-of-a-kind jeroboams, a sleepover at first-growth Chateau Latour, dinner with Robert Parker, a meeting with Bulgari's head watch designer, cool cars, and, above all, plenty of frenzied bidding for these over-the-top lots: That's only part of what to expect at this year's glitzy, wine-soaked Auction Napa Valley, which takes place the first weekend in June.

05/26/16

Innovative Student-Faculty Excursions Engage Local Leaders and Academics in Ireland, United Kingdom, France, and Italy

05/26/16

Following the release of MyIPM, Clemson University has expanded its smartphone app series with more crops covered.

05/26/16

Andre Mack, one of the few African American winemakers in the industry sells his wines not through heavy marketing or campaigns, but through simply telling their stories

05/26/16

The Mercer Estates Wine Bar inside the 17,000-seat KeyArena operates whenever there's a concert - starting with Bruce Springsteen on March 26 - or a sporting event such as the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association or Seattle University men's basketball.

05/26/16

The "Judgment of Paris" changed the wine world forever.

05/26/16

Gustavo Gonzalez, co-founder and winemaker of Mira Winery in Napa Valley, California, offers insights into the famous blind tasting and its legacy.

05/26/16

The idea of understatement in wine was once a heresy, W. Blake Gray remembers.

05/26/16

Enforcement of labor laws for forest workers was criticized during a recent Oregon legislative hearing.

05/26/16

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to build new automated snow survey sites to better understand mid-elevation snowpack, which seems to be disappearing early in recent years.

05/26/16

Sulfites often get the blame for causing the affliction, but experts said it's highly unlikely sulfites are the culprit and that two other substances are probably at fault.

05/26/16

As vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA continued to flower into the second week of May, the 2016 bloom appears to be more uniform than last year, reports Prudy Foxx, a viticulture consultant based in, Santa Cruz, Calif.

05/26/16

One in four over 55s in the UK have fallen victim to investment scams, with wine and diamonds among the most popular vehicles for fraudsters, says the country's Financial Conduct Authority.

05/26/16

The wine and drinks industry is under attack from fraudsters selling fake packaging and counterfeit alcohol - and thanks to new technology, the problem is only going to worsen.

05/26/16

Grammy award-winning John Legend has joined the ever-growing celebrity-turned vintner roster, teaming up with Napa Valley's Raymond Vineyards and Jean-Charles Boisset to create the LVE Collection By John Legend. Is Legend's wine legendary? We found it overly alcoholic, but you be the judge.

05/26/16

Sure, Colorado's got the whole continental divide thing going for it. Plus the mountains, the elevation, the scenery, and the avid outdoor sports enthusiasm that it inspires.

05/26/16

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. is offering newly filled barrels of Penfolds for A$198,000 ($142,000) each, together with private cellar visits, in the latest attempt to monetize its most famous brand.

05/26/16

A Shropshire vineyard is feeling on top of the world after winning big in a major competition.

05/26/16

Eight long-time home winemakers join forces for new Camp Creek Cellars label

05/26/16

La Cité du Vin (City of Wine) located on the banks of the Garonne river in Bordeaux, France is split over 10 levels in a museum-themed fashion aiming to welcome close to 450,000 visitors every year.

05/26/16

Competition within China is quite fierce for exhibitors' dollars.

05/26/16

Koos Bekker sells wine from his vineyard all over the world, but a small detail offers a clue as to where his priorities may lie - all the bottles are labelled in Mandarin.

05/26/16

Despite the mostly unseasonal weather, thousands flocked to the annual Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival at Lake Skinner May 20-22 to hear top entertainment, enjoy good wine and delicious food.

05/26/16

There has been some introspection in recent opinion pieces on this site around South African wine in international markets