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09/15/14

Bank estimates damage to Napa wineries and vineyards at $80 million

09/15/14

The problem is there are no listings in the phonebook for Damage Estimate Analysts

09/15/14

Nematodes are difficult to control and can cause significant economic damage by reducing crop yield and quality. Fluensulfone is a nematicide for pre-plant, bare-soil application on fruiting vegetables and cucurbits - cucumbers, melons, squash, tomatoes, okra, eggplant and peppers.

09/15/14

A new grape-sorting system with the brains of a computer is giving Columbia Crest winemaker Laura Sorge more control over the grapes that make it into this year's vintage

09/15/14

Less than five months after the revered but troubled Central Park restaurant Tavern on the Green reopened with a costly renovation, a new management and a new menu, its executive chef, Katy Sparks, has left the restaurant

09/15/14

The retail space stands on the same site at 605 Broadway St. where founder Chuck Williams opened his first store back in 1956. The grand opening begins Oct. 4, which is also Mr. Williams' 99th birthday weekend

09/15/14

The Bordeaux-dominated market for collectible wines may be picking up after price declines stretching back to the second quarter of last year, according to Chris Smith, investment manager at The Wine Investment Fund.

09/15/14

Brewer likes to compare the collection of wines that go into the estate wine blend to an orchestra. He calls the bright, high-toned wines picked earlier in the six-week harvest and wines from sandy soils the piccolos, while richer, more curvaceous Pinots picked later or from primarily clay soils play the part of the violin or maybe the cello sections

09/15/14

Joseph Gallo, the company's president and CEO, said the donation was being made "on behalf of our employees and their families."

09/15/14

The wine industry says a production cutback by Adelaide glass firm ACI is due to more Australian wine being exported in bulk and bottled overseas

09/15/14

The research has ramifications for controlling disease and increasing productivity in vineyards and could conceivably lead to the creation of new examples of New Zealand's two key grape varieties, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc

09/15/14

replacement of whole vines or galled trunks of infected vines will be necessary to maintain optimal vineyard productivity

09/15/14

Vintage Nurseries welcomes our new Senior Vice President and General Manager Rick Burnes

09/15/14

In a move seen as a way to fight off a potential takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, large brewer SABMiller has reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls the Dutch-based brewer rejected the idea, according to Bloomberg News.

09/15/14

You've taken the time to choose the perfect bottle from your local wine store. But if you're stowing your crispy GrĂ¼ner Veltliner in your fridge door, all that painstaking effort has been for naught. Sommelier Evan Workman, recently of BLT Fish, shares the most common mistakes wine drinkers make after they get their bottles home

09/15/14

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) has announced shipments of cognac have fallen by 6.7% in volume and 10.2% in value from August 2013 - July 2014.

09/15/14

Executives at Costco Wholesale have long been big supporters of Democratic causes and candidates, but an obscure liquor tax fight is prompting the company to support Washington state Republicans.

09/15/14

Jews and Arabs from nearby villages harvest the grapes, before a conveyer belt delivers them to a giant press

09/15/14

"We really think these industries are going to be significant in the future of Cape May County in providing jobs."

09/15/14

Extreme drought and soaring global demand is threatening supplies of one of the world's favourite snacks

09/15/14

Under the weight of California's lingering drought - and tightened state restrictions - the Napa City Council will weigh further curbs on water use

09/15/14

The buildings endured a significant loss of plaster, leaving large plaster cracks in every room and on every wall of the 8,500 sq. ft. mansion, along with some broken glass.

09/15/14

The world's largest brewers appear to be angling to get even bigger, with reports saying Anheuser-Busch InBev is in talks with banks to finance a deal to buy SABMiller PLC, which itself sought to buy Dutch brewer Heineken NV in a deal that was rejected

09/15/14

That crop may become easier to sell with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recent announcement that it will buy $25 million worth of Concord grape juice

09/15/14

From edifying reference tomes to a non-fiction story of vinous intrigue, here are the finest wine books to pore over this fall

09/15/14

When a hedge fund files a 294-slide presentation on a company, that company is surely not going to go long without comment

09/15/14

French actor Gerard Depardieu has admitted that he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day, and that he often starts drinking before 10am.

09/15/14

Custom cellars drive sales; launches wholesale

09/15/14

"It will be a traditional tasting room in the afternoons for serious and not-so-serious wine lovers to enjoy, but in the evening it will be transformed into a jazz night club," Nodland told Great Northwest Wine.

09/15/14

The Sterlings have led an exciting life on two continents because they don't fear risk. They simply manage it.

09/15/14

California is the only state in America so completely lacking in groundwater regulation