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09/22/14

With high quality reported, drought and animal pests reduce size of 2014 wine harvest

09/22/14

As some of Europe's grapegrowers enjoy an Indian summer, in Italy hail has made an unwelcome return

09/22/14

"Veriflow® BRETT offers rapid and convenient testing for microbial levels that need to be carefully monitored."

09/22/14

... to replace the existing paper and spreadsheet system

09/22/14

David Trainer, president of New Constructs says Constellation Brands has been using acquisitions to "disguise poor underlying economics."

09/22/14

New Innovator/Executive of the Year award celebrates the industry's most creative and influential trendsetter in the business space: Brewery of the Year award lauds notable business ... Life Time Achievement Award: Anthony Terlato And the nominees are...

09/22/14

Given that 80 percent of California's developed water is used by agriculture, and that there may be as many as 50,000 affected landowners in the Central Valley, with even more wells, the impact of the new laws promises to be significant

09/22/14

If the high court accepts the case and upholds that ruling, the result could be new controls on groundwater pumping - in addition to those contained in legislation just signed

09/22/14

Secret California water bill negotiations have a "55 percent to 60 percent chance" of success during the fast-fading 113th Congress, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday

09/22/14

The new protocol could prevent as much as 5,000 acre feet of water - one-sixth of Lake Mendocino's current supply - from slipping down the Russian River before the end of November

09/22/14

Oregon's 601 wineries and 905 vineyards are delighted as the early outlook for the 2014 vintage is prosperous. Ideal growing conditions in the spring and summer have the state's $2.7 billion wine industry poised for a potential record harvest.

09/22/14

... these unusual wines that I thought would be off putting to people who are not typically wine drinkers can be, in fact gateway wines.

09/22/14

wine continues to hold a captive audience locally, with at least two new wine shops opening in New Orleans in the past year or so.

09/22/14

a sample of the quality

09/22/14

The Wine Market Journal observes impressive performances from its Rhone and Red Burgundy indices.

09/22/14

Township 7 Vineyards and Winery plans to make sparkling wine a focus, which led the Naramata Bench brand to hire Ontario winemaker Mary McDermott from Canadian wine giant Andrew Peller Ltd.

09/22/14

A decade ago I was being interviewed on a food-and-wine radio program on a San Francisco station.

09/22/14

Next year's Barrel Tasting for Auction Napa Valley in early June will be in the valley's newest favorite meeting place, the impressive Hall Winery in St. Helena.

09/22/14

After the end of apartheid in the 1990s, South Africa's wines reentered the world market, and its winemakers traveled to work harvests in Europe, the Americas and Australia. They brought modern winemaking techniques home with them. Their efforts are bearing fruit in exciting wines now reaching our market.

09/22/14

The deal comes after efforts to sell wine by some traditional retailers and startups didn't bear fruit as hoped

09/22/14

After having had the pleasure of dining with a gentleman bearing the splendidly impressive handle Laurent Bernard Conte de la Gatinais, and tasting an array of his wines, I can state that the answer is an emphatic "yes".

09/22/14

Jason Harris knows a lot about wine. As the owner of Keystone Homebrew Supply, he's been helping people make their own wine for more than 20 years.

09/22/14

Volunteers serve in National Parks around the country without ever being paid for their labor.

09/22/14

Beer and wine are booming in Nebraska, and state regulators are struggling to keep up

09/22/14

The Napa-based winery bought the 10-acre property that has been operated since 1978 by John and Shawn Guilliams.

09/22/14

The desire to own vineyard land in Burgundy has reached fever pitch, with one producer in the region comparing it to buying a piece of the Eiffel Tower.

09/22/14

Valley could have 1.8Msf of new warehouses

09/22/14

Finalists would face off in the late afternoon for the grand prize - a trip for two to compete in the World Grape Stomp Championship in Santa Rosa, California

09/22/14

Nova Scotia grape growers are expecting a good quality crop this year, but volume may be down after an unusually cold winter, some spring frosts and an early-summer post-tropical storm

09/22/14

California voters will be faced with a $7.5 billion question this fall about whether to publicly finance a water bond meant to help the state better manage its most precious and increasingly limited resource

09/22/14

... geologists now say that the South Napa quake created more surface fractures than any known quake of its size in California.

09/22/14

A nasty fight involving millions of dollars, hundreds of local jobs, and a take-no-prisoners liquor war took center stage at the Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Wednesday

09/22/14

A Russian beverage company said on Thursday that it was acquiring the Pabst Brewing Company, which makes the Pabst Blue Ribbon beer popular with barflies and hipsters alike and other brands like Colt 45 and Old Milwaukee.

09/22/14

France and the USA are the most attractive markets for lower alcohol wines, although others show great potential, says a new report from Wine Intelligence.

09/22/14

Champagne Drappier, Marqués de Vargas and J. Hofstätter

09/22/14

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has suspended four senior executives after uncovering a "serious issue" with its accounts that means profits for the last six months have been overstated by £250m.

09/22/14

with a decision on a preferred bidder expected soon

09/22/14

was handed a $1.3 million golden parachute after being ousted