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06/30/15

Greater deductions and lower taxes are what wineries across the country will enjoy. Legislation in front of finance committee would reduce federal taxes on first 12,600 cases

06/30/15

Additionally, Diageo has appointed Tom Looney as the North American unit's president, open and control states, replacing Mark Hubler

06/30/15

For centuries, Bordeaux was at the center of the world's trade in wine. Its access to sea routes helped make claret the favorite wine of the British Empire, which in turn spread Bordeaux's fame far and wide.

06/30/15

There was no vintage for M Cellars in 2014, and the winery took a tremendous loss. But this year, thanks to some innovative techniques learned from Canadian wine growers, his harvest should be huge. The techniques could help all the area's wine grape growers.

06/30/15

Serena Sutcliffe MW has stepped down from her position as worldwide head of Sotheby's Wine after 24 years in the role.

06/30/15

While the winery's precarious location has been covered by news outlets in the past, the estate's existence became even more notable earlier this month when it became the first Syrian winery to exhibit at Bordeaux's Vinexpo.

06/30/15

After working for Mondavi during harvest, Rosenthal headed north to Seattle and ended up as a lab technician in Woodinville at Washington's largest wine company. He was there for four years before leaving to work in the Australian and Oregon wine industries. In 2007, Rosenthal was back at Ste. Michelle as an enologist. In 2011, he was promoted to assistant white winemaker, focusing primarily on Chardonnay.

06/30/15

After more than seven years of study, the state Department of Environmental Conservation today issued the final document needed to ban the controversial drilling practice, known formally as high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

06/30/15

"When we founded the Carneros Wine Alliance 30 years ago we saw the potential for the Carneros AVA to be considered a leading appellation for pinot noir and chardonnay. Now, Carneros is known around the world as a producer of world-class wines and a wine capital in its own right."

06/30/15

Designed by Napa-based Shopworks, the state-of-the-art, 3,500-square-foot facility marks the last step in Odette's construction activity

06/30/15

The drastic move comes after people rushed to withdraw their cash amid panic ahead of the referendum on bailout terms.

06/30/15

What do the brewing associations have to say about this bill? Well, let's let them sound off:

06/30/15

The Hybrid 44P, or shipping bin, by Macro Plastics is meant for transporting grapes and other agricultural products cross-country or long distances ...

06/30/15

A fire has ripped through a New Zealand winery destroying its offices, kitchen and parts of its century-old wine cellar.

06/30/15

The immediate future of Australia's $4.2 billion wine sector will be the subject of robust discussion when the country's leading wine grapegrowers, winemakers, suppliers and marketers meet for a landmark three-day event in Adelaide in July

06/30/15

Winery visitation is growing; residents complain about growing traffic, some vintners are afraid proposed solutions could hurt the wine industry - that sounds like a Napa County story

06/30/15

" ... with 2009 ... I found six outstanding wines among 22"

06/30/15

The 52-year-old head of the gang behind a spate of wine thefts at top Bordeaux chateaux has received a four year prison sentence, along with his 27-year-old nephew, after stealing 1m euros worth of wine in 18 burglaries

06/30/15

The vintage now has the second largest number of 100 point wines, behind the 2009s which have 19 in total

06/30/15

As the groundwater beneath the Central Valley is pumped out to irrigate farms and provide water to cities and other urban uses, food security in the U.S. and even the world is weakened, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Illinois.

06/30/15

"Pennsylvania already has the cleanest and safest liquor stores that carry a greater selection at a cheaper price than nearly all other privatized states"

06/30/15

Though Heather Unwin was executive director of the Red Mountain AVA Alliance for just three-and-a-half years, it was during what will likely be looked upon as the most important period of development in Washington's smallest American Viticultural Area

06/30/15

toxic-algaeRex Nunzio D'Aquino, of the D'Aquino Group, pleaded guilty to a charge of polluting waters, as reported by Central Western Daily, after he instructed an employee to empty 21 1,000-litre drums into a drain.

06/30/15

The new regulation updates a 37-year-old process that has been roundly criticized as broken because of the many years and mounds of paperwork that typically went into each application.