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08/29/16

Singleton advanced the understanding of grape and wine phenolic chemistry

08/29/16

The Washington region lost a wine luminary last weekend with the passing of Ruth Bassin at age 89. She was the owner of Addy Bassin's MacArthur Beverages, a premium wine store she and her husband, Addy, founded in 1957 on MacArthur Boulevard in the District's Palisades neighborhood and known to wine lovers simply as MacArthur, or Bassin's

08/29/16

It's a win for Illinois alcohol wholesalers ... The bill enhances penalties on those illegally shipping or transporting alcohol into the state. It also raises licensing fees across the board for manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, and establishes more of an audit process for booze coming into the state

08/29/16

Days after Total Wine & More filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's alcohol pricing rules, the Department of Consumer Protection confirmed that it is investigating the giant retailer for openly flouting that law.

08/29/16

The United States is now the largest market for wine barrels. Domestic whiskey production is up 41 percent in the last decade - and, thanks to a quirk in federal law, almost every drop has to be aged in a new oak barrel. The demand has come on so suddenly and vertiginously that barrel prices are up 70 percent since 2012, and some cooperages have 12-month waiting lists

08/29/16

Dr. Vittorino Novello tours Sierra Nevada foothills, recommends several varieties that could flourish

08/29/16

Breaking the lease on one of the country's largest vineyards has pushed Australian Vintage Ltd into the red, posting a statutory loss of nearly $2 million loss for 2016.

08/29/16

Visiting international wine communicator and judge Lim Hwee Peng believes the Swan Valley has an identity problem

08/29/16

for the second quarter 2016 ended June 30, 2016. For the quarter, Net Income increased 32.2% totaling Ch$13,248 million. This result is explained mainly due to the growth in volume of all the wine business areas, a significant growth in the Premium category, and a net exchange rate positive effect

08/29/16

He called his November ballot initiative - a proposal to require voter approval before the state issues revenue bonds for public works projects costing more than $2 billion - his "moral obligation."

08/29/16

The hot and dry weather that menaced crops in much of southern Ontario this summer has turned out to be a blessing for the province's grape growers, who expect to reap a banner harvest

08/29/16

"We are so blessed to have this opportunity with this partnership and allowing 100 percent of the money raised going to the Asante Foundation anjd Children's Miracle Network. So all of that stays local here in Southern Oregon and gets distributed to the three hospitals," said Jacob Colmenero with the Asante Foundation

08/29/16

Grape growing and winemaking has been going on here since before Prohibition, and Washington's oldest vines still used in wine production are here in the valley, planted in 1917

08/29/16

Federal Reserve policymakers are signaling they could raise U.S. interest rates soon but they are already weighing new tools they may need to fight the next recession

08/29/16

"In my opinion the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed, even though nobody is really admitting it," the minister told ZDF broadcaster

08/29/16

District Winery will be the second major winery from the team behind Brooklyn Winery, which has been crafting and pouring small-batch and artisanal wines since 2010

08/29/16

Andrew Jefford compares fine wine pricing to Paul Pogba's £89 million transfer to Manchester United and explains why he's throwing in the towel on his former wine-purchasing ambitions

08/29/16

High Pass Winery Owner Dieter Boehm has a clear view of the wildfire from his front steps. He said he saw smoke and flames along the ridgeline last week

08/29/16

Not only does he receive some of the best grapes in the state, but he also works with eight of the world's most renowned winemakers

08/29/16

Now comes a photo-heavy book aimed at catching the wave: "California Celebrity Vineyards," in which Nick Wise and Linda Sunshine profile sixteen notables who want to not just drink wine but put their name on the label

08/29/16

Sustainability is the way forward in an industry where only the best have survived, says Kerry Damskey

08/29/16

It is usually prepared in a large container and frozen for around seven hours before being blended into a slush

08/29/16

The idea is to call out regional influences - known in the wine world as terroir - including the amount of sun and water plants get, soils and farming innovation passed from generation to generation dating back to the 1960s.