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11/25/14

Sonoma County supervisors Monday adopted a hard-won compromise between farmers and environmental groups, advancing protective buffer zones along 3,200 miles of streams and rivers in the county

11/25/14

A year-long winery dispute has ended - barring any legal challenges-with the Napa County Board of Supervisors' tentative approval of the proposed Woolls Ranch Winery in the Mount Veeder area

11/25/14

Before it's sold to consumers all the liquor in the state of Vermont comes through one big warehouse in Montpelier

11/25/14

Known for the 8.6-million-case Australian wine Yellow Tail, Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits is now seeing its best growth further up the pricing ladder, with brands positioned above the $10 mark

11/25/14

Three Italian immigrants to Napa Valley are rapidly building a modern twist on a long local history of blending food and wine know-how from the Apennine Peninsula.

11/25/14

Willamette Valley Vineyards founder Jim Bernau and St. Innocent winemaker Mark Vlossak were honored by their Oregon wine industry peers earlier this month during the 23rd annual ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir auction, which raised $722,000 for vineyard workers' healthcare.

11/25/14

Applications were originally due Nov. 21, but are now being accepted through Dec. 12.

11/25/14

St. Helena's water system has delivered 772.55 acre-feet (252 million gallons) since July 1, the official start of the water year. During the same period in 2013, the system had delivered 984.77 acre-feet (321 million gallons).

11/25/14

Creating a six-mile-long Napa Valley Vine Trail segment from the city of Napa to Yountville involves more than simply slapping down extra asphalt along the side of Solano Avenue.

11/25/14

A Pinot Noir being described as Burgundian is always a bit of a double-edged sword, especially when the wine is not in fact from Burgundy.

11/25/14

Londoners' taste for vino has been mapped revealing a "river of red" through its centre, according to a survey by Naked Wines.

11/25/14

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has taken to necking copious bottles of snake wine in a bid to get his wife pregnant.

11/25/14

Enjoy a glass of Taylor's Port? Then you most likely drive a Lexus, shop at Waitrose and own a pet fish, according to a new consumer brand profiling system.

11/25/14

In time for the release of 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau last Thursday, a Lithuanian advertising agency has launched a wine mouth spray.

11/25/14

A pioneering generation of sommeliers is trying to build the profession in the growing Chinese wine market

11/25/14

Parts of Washington have quickly become wine tasting destinations for many. Now, Spokane could be the next destination added to the list, thanks to a new partnership with Alaska Airlines. The partnership gives anyone who flies with Alaska Airlines, free access to more than 20 wine tasting rooms that are part of Spokane's Cork District.

11/25/14

Bottle shattered resulting in laceration to thumb and surgery, court hears

11/25/14

The Ribera del Duero producer moves into Rioja and looks further afield, as demand for its wine outstrips supply.

11/25/14

The wine industry needs to prepare itself for adding calorie labels to wine bottles, as the battle against obesity continues, warned Wine & Spirit Trade Association chief Miles Beale.

11/25/14

The brains behind the successful Wine Riot events in the US, Tyler Balliet, believes that winemakers should forget their own brands and simply focus on marketing wine to a new generation of consumers

11/25/14

Willamette Valley Vineyards founder Jim Bernau and St. Innocent winemaker Mark Vlossak were honored by their Oregon wine industry peers earlier this month during the 23rd annual ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir auction, which raised $722,000 for vineyard workers' healthcare

11/25/14

"Cheap is Chic" Says Founder Loie Maxwell, Who Shares Expertise and Excitement When Discovering Deals

11/25/14

It employs the same pressurization techniques that a commercial espresso machine uses to squeeze and extract more flavors from coffee beans. Except with beer, we're talking about extracting fresh flavor from hops

11/25/14

"We use cork because it's better for our wines and is consistent with our commitment to sustainability," the wineries said in a joint statement

11/25/14

Some places across the Hudson Valley and New England could even have snow totals exceeding a foot.

11/25/14

Washington and British Columbia winemakers call November pick the earliest in years

11/25/14

A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several hundred bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction