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09/23/14

Albany's Empire Wine fires back with lawsuit against New York State Liquor Authority

09/23/14

Now 45 states allow shipments from sales made at wineries, and 41 states allow shipments even when the buyer isn't present at the winery

09/23/14

Results of the survey to be presented today at the Wine Industry Financial Symposium in Napa: The survey of wine executives noted that wine consumption by baby boomers is declining and will continue to do so as that group ages

09/23/14

Annual benefit for San Francisco Baykeeper features Bay Area New & Notable restaurants and Artisan Purveyors

09/23/14

The fourth annual Eastern Winery Exposition (EWE) will take place March 17-19, 2015, at The Oncenter in Syracuse, New York. With 225 trade show booths already sold, EWE is now the largest winery and vineyard trade show and conference east of the Pacific states and the largest show of its kind ever to be held in New York state

09/23/14

Elizabeth Willson and Victor Szabo have joined the Tapp Label team in their roles as account managers in their respective territories

09/23/14

WS Yeast Isolate - 25 years of fermentation excellence now in active dry form

09/23/14

Positive trend driven by improvements in casual dining, lodging and fine dining, while bars/clubs remain under pressure. Beer softened slightly vs prior month but remain better than earlier this year. Premium Light share loss continues to moderate vs craft.

09/23/14

On Sept. 1, 2014, Livio Felluga, founder of the internationally renowned Livio Felluga winery and estate near Cormons in Friuli, in NE Italy, turned 100 - a major event by any reckoning.

09/23/14

A popular Capital Region liquor retailer is uncorking a lawsuit against the State Liquor Authority, claiming the regulatory body is overstepping its powers by seeking to shut down the store's sales to out-of-state customers.

09/23/14

Italy's wine volume is forecast to slide 15 percent this year after disease affected harvesting, researcher Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo e Alimentara and Italy's Wine Union said.

09/23/14

In 1994, the grape that Chilean growers called Merlot was found to be Carménère, an almost-extinct variety from Bordeaux. Today, it yields a delicious, unique wine

09/23/14

Accolade Wines, Pernod Ricard, Treasury Wine Estates and Australian Vintage have succeeded in blocking an application by Delegat's Wine Estate to trademark elements of the bottle label associated with its Oyster Bay brand.

09/23/14

The FTC, which has been investigating the merger for several months, is weighing other alternatives, such as requiring Sysco and US Foods to divest assets to competitors, these people said.

09/23/14

This month's On China with Kristie Lu Stout was filmed at Grace Vineyard in China's Shanxi province and explores China's wine industry.

09/23/14

Robots might be unseating the cherry job of wine critics soon. Researchers in Denmark have created an artificial tongue to find out whether expensive wine actually tastes any better than the cheap stuff.

09/23/14

"We're starting to see the real results of what it was to pull out such a huge amount of vineyards," said Daniel Murphy, managing director of bulk wine broker Murphy Wine Company.

09/23/14

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered an "impressive compound" dating back nearly 2,000 years to the Byzantine period boasting an "industrial-scale" wine and oil press.

09/23/14

A row of women stood in wine barrels filled with Chardonnay grapes at the Willamette Valley Vineyards, their feet ready to stomp.

09/23/14

Some grape growers still suffered major losses, but it looks like most will make it through this season in great shape, he said.

09/23/14

Most growers have to pump water underground from wells and that can be expensive.

09/23/14

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology have developed a technique for converting winery waste into compounds that could have potential value as biofuels or medicines

09/23/14

Researchers in Denmark have created an artificial tongue they claim is able to assess the effect of tannins in wine more effectively than professional tasters.

09/23/14

The winners of the Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition are being revealed Sunday, but the top three wines - the sweepstakes winners - have yet to be unveiled.

09/23/14

The new full-service restaurant and bar will be located at 1141 First St., in the space that had been occupied by Naked Wines.