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04/20/15

So in answer to the question, about a third of the average winery's revenue comes from tasting rooms, ignoring the additional income that comes from wine club signups. That qualifies as important

04/20/15

When friends and admirers of Volker Eisele gathered in the Napa Valley wine country to remember his life, they came to remember his work even more

04/20/15

He helped Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates develop its extensive vineyards throughout California during the boom of the 1980s and 1990s before going independent. Today, he works for exclusive vineyard owners willing to spare no cost

04/20/15

American Pioneer Wine Growers is proud to introduce Manteo, a red blend from Sonoma County. The second in a series of four wines, Manteo is named after a legendary Native American chief known for helping the English settlers who landed at Roanoke Island in the late 1500s, in present day North Carolina's Outer Banks.

04/20/15

Tenderloin and Nob Hill residents will soon have a new neighborhood option to satisfy their wine needs

04/20/15

The Melting Pot beat out restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory, Bonefish Grill, Texas Roadhouse, and Olive Garden for the title of "best casual restaurant."

04/20/15

The water board on Saturday released new mandatory conservation targets

04/20/15

On tap: Wells Fargo and Bank of America professionals, and private equity and buyout firms

04/20/15

After decades of selling the family's Chardonnay grapes to award-winning Argyle Winery, historic Knudsen Vineyards begins offering bottles of its own Oregon Chardonnay to the public today through its website

04/20/15

Bridal Veil Winery specializes in wine bottles customized for any event from weddings and Halloween parties to golf tournaments and birthdays

04/20/15

A century-old building on Main Street in Little Rock is getting a face lift and what's on tap for the inside is a first for the area

04/20/15

Nine of the Niagara Wine Trail wineries were awarded medals in the recent 2015 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, including double gold medals for Black Willow Winery of Burt and Leonard Oakes Estate Winery of Medina

04/20/15

A long-awaited boutique hotel is one of several new businesses in the Columbia Point area of Richland

04/20/15

About 988 acres of fruit iwere lost to the late March floods, according to a news release from the Santiago-based Chilean Fruit Exporters Association

04/20/15

Shenzhen's quarantine authority has launched a system that claims to be able to identify a wine's origin by examining its chemical make-up, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of counterfeit wines in Mainland China.

04/20/15

A 50 percent increase in liquor license fees would generate nearly $6.2 million in increased revenue. Most of those fees have not changed since 1976

04/20/15

Two US bars that served three men past the point of intoxication, who then beat a 23-year-old man to death, have been ordered to pay damages of US$7 million

04/20/15

The thirtieth officially rated vintage in Rioja was rated 'good' by the control board for the Designated of Origin (DOC) with quantities looking to be higher than the 2013 vintage

04/20/15

Casella Family Brands has successfully demonstrated a two-tier approach to selling its wines following the recent acquisition of the Peter Lehmann business

04/20/15

The price of cask wine could double within 18 months, with major drinks companies and health experts lobbying the Abbott government to revamp a tax system that unduly favours bulk wine sales

04/20/15

... one of the things we tightly focused on from the start was category management in our work with the chains, because we felt like the fact that we did business with every major supplier somewhere across the U.S. put us in a unique position to align that tier with the retail tier

04/20/15

The North Bay Business Journal's 15th annual Wine Industry Conference on April 24 is set to feature keynote speaker and vintner Michael Mondavi as well as two panels of experts focusing on how wine producers can get wine to market

04/20/15

insights about finding opportunity in the highly competitive and roadblock-filled wine market

04/20/15

The best visual for the market is like an hourglass with all brands and suppliers trying to get through a narrow piece, which is the distributor tier

04/20/15

Avoid 'pet rock syndrome' in getting wine consumers' attention

04/20/15

Managing a shift from wine wholesale distribution to consumer-direct

04/20/15

'Angel' funding grafts consumers into winemaking

04/20/15

Wineries should never cede authority to the 'buy' button

04/20/15

Tartine, the small San Francisco bakery whose devotees wait in long lines to buy a morning bun or a loaf of bread, has merged with Blue Bottle Coffee and plans to expand, opening locations in New York, Tokyo and Los Angeles

04/20/15

He will be replaced by cosmetic industry veteran Philippe Farnier who will assume the role of svp Americas zone

04/20/15

Hunters Valley Winery joins the Williams family's growing list of wineries

04/20/15

As eurozone officials prepare for further talks on Greece, investors are sceptical that Athens can agree reforms that will unlock further bailout funds

04/20/15

But why, and how, it exists at all is a window into strange world of how alcohol is regulated in the United States-a food tested by the FDA, but policed by the same Treasury department that tracks cigarettes and collects the tax on guns. And sometimes, what looks like regulation is really one agency punting to another

04/20/15

"the phrase "public use" is now elastic enough to encompass the seizure of raisins for the purpose of combating the Depression that ended a while ago ... The government is bullying and stealing property to maintain programs that make Americans pay higher commodity prices than a free market would set"

04/20/15

allegedly wrote herself checks from J.J. Cohn Estate LLC's Scarecrow brand account between 2011 and 2014

04/20/15

Phelps' use of the name Insignia for what was then a rather unique Bordeaux-style blend helped define a new era