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12/22/14

Red Blotch Concerns Drive Revision Process

12/22/14

Subject to FTC approval, divested stores will continue to operate as competing grocery stores

12/22/14

Melbourne solicitor Mark Elliott has vowed to press on with a class action against Treasury Wine Estates despite being told by Victoria's highest court that the lawsuit is "a clear abuse of process"

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Twenty-five years after appearing in California, the glassy-winged sharpshooter remains public enemy number one on the grape growers' list of vine-devastating insects

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How is that different from 2012? This time, there was no Endangered Species Act restriction. It was a voluntary act in hopes of heading off a problem later

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3. The company uses "one of the cheapest forms of natural cork," according to a 2012 report by KALW Public Radio?

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When it comes to alcohol laws, Pennsylvania is about as close to Saudi Arabia as you can get in America

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"We've gotten more stacked up over the past couple of weeks, with schedules all over the place," said Beth Frisher, manager of business development and international marketing at the Port of Oakland. The "snowball effect" from Southern California, she said, has "had collateral impacts up the coast."

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Picking the perfect bottle of wine at the store or in a restaurant is often a confusing, complicated and potentially embarrassing task, but a slew of new smartphone apps are making it easier - and making drinking wine even more of a pleasure

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American beer sales have been trending downwards in recent years. After peaking at nearly 219 million barrels in 2008, total U.S. shipments have declined since, reaching just 211.7 million barrels in 2013.

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E.&J. Gallo Winery of Modesto surveyed 1,001 wine drinkers in the United States and found that many, especially the younger crowd, have a relaxed approach to the subject

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Move over, Two Buck Chuck. Publix Supermarkets Inc. is in the wine game

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Chinese buying is underpinning a nascent recovery in Bordeaux wine-estate prices, boosting demand for mid-level vineyards while top properties have rebounded to levels last seen in 2000, according to broker Michael Baynes

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"In the climate that we're in today in terms of attitudes toward new winery growth, everything is getting a careful look," Commissioner Bob Fiddaman said last week.

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Harrington grew up in the Finger Lakes, and she started working for Knapp Winery at 14 years old, according to a wine trail news release

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To cool their concerns, winemakers are enlisting the help of everything from a special sunscreen for grapes and pre-heat-wave microsprays to sensors that can be controlled remotely for smarter farming.

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The Australian wine code, developed jointly by the Winemakers' Federation of Australia and Wine Grape Growers Australia (WGGA) in 2008, has been updated in time for the upcoming 2015 harvest

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The Symposium will showcase ideas and best-practice strategies that are driving women's achievements in the wine industry and will unlock ways to foster mentorship and leadership effectivenes

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A new high-speed rail would cut across Bordeaux vineyards and may threaten the fog behind noble rot

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Chinese businessman William Wu has bought control of Swartland Winery for an undisclosed fee, marking rising interest from China in South African wine

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Author Alder Yarrow taps the Blurb self-publishing platform to create, publish, and distribute his best selling book

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Actually decreases the pressure, say French boffins

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The results add to the odd circumstances of how the wine came to be and where it ended up. Even John McLoughlin says the tale of the wine is unusual.

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An Italian wine delegation is meeting with the pope next year, praying he will put in a good word upstairs