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08/24/16

The Sonoma County Vintners trade group, looking to diffuse the pitched debate over the scope and impact of winery events, has a new plan it hopes will help wineries prevent complaints from neighbors and the surrounding community

08/24/16

In an eight-page anti-trust lawsuit filed in federal court in Connecticut, Total Wine & More of Bethesda, Md., argued that the retail prices on some products are 24 percent higher in Connecticut than in surrounding states. It cited a survey by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States

08/24/16

Expanded award program rewards innovations and new brands

08/24/16

The idea stems from a similar concept that's very successful in the the tourism industry, where websites allow customers to purchase hotel rooms for a significant discount and without revealing the hotel's name - until after the transaction is complete

08/24/16

On Monday, just over a month before classes resume, the university announced a set of changes to its alcohol policy

08/24/16

Could Californian wine lovers be finding a touch of ashtray in their 2016 Cabernets?

08/24/16

while well-intentioned, policies that single out distilled spirits but ignore beer or wine suggest that some forms of alcohol are "softer" than others. ... Such an approach sends a dangerous message

08/24/16

Compliance Manager, Enhanced Winery Best Practices Program and Continued Commitment to Community Giving

08/24/16

Quady Winery and Salt of the Earth are expanding to keep up with consumer demand primarily for their premium Moscato brands. Quady Winery is a California producer specializing solely in premium sweet and apéritif wines.

08/24/16

"As we continue to educate the public, we're thrilled to see consumers viewing South Africa, not only as a great region for value, but for quality as well," said Jim Clarke, Wines of South Africa US Marketing Manager. "To see value of sales jump 25% in just 12 months is a true testament to both the skill and dedication of our wine makers, and the diligence of top-notch importers to bring those wines to market."

08/24/16

Covering everything from sexism to brewing techniques, the mystery (wo)man has had a front row seat to everything having worked for a craft brewery's marketing department for the past six years

08/24/16

After years of fighting, a few more wineries can now label their wines under the Sta. Rita Hills AVA

08/24/16

"One of the things that interested me the most about this assignment is that Cole Danehower had done this before me," Sullivan told Great Northwest Wine. "Cole and I had always talked about working together on something over the years. It's always been a real regret of mine that we had never been able to do that"

08/24/16

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau on Friday announced its approval of a petition to expand the eastern border of the Sta. Rita Hills American Viticultural Area by approximately 2,296 acres

08/24/16

On Tuesday, August 16, the Long Island Merlot Alliance (LIMA) awarded its first viticulture and enology scholarship to Cutchogue, Long Island, resident Miranda Sannino. Sannino, 18, is the daughter of Anthony and Lisa Sannino of Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard in Peconic.

08/24/16

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery is very proud and excited to announce that our single varietal 2015 La Crescent earned the Minnesota Governor's Cup for the best Minnesota grape wine. This prestigious award was awarded by the 2016 International Cold Climate Wine Competition (ICCWC), at the University of Minnesota's Continuing Education Conference Center in St. Paul, MN.

08/24/16

Tulloch Vineyards (Tulloch) is pleased to announce that Michael (Jian) Cheng will become Managing Director of its wholly-owned subsidiary in Shanghai. Michael will be responsible for Chinese and Asian operations as Tulloch commences its first shipments of Okanagan wine later this year.

08/24/16

The PDC R-300 shrink sleever is a high-speed shrink labeler engineered for continuous use. What's most distinctive is that it quickly reconfigures from shrink labeler to multipacker, and easily back again. The system is compatible with rigid packages, cartons, bottles and cans; it accommodates special shapes with ease, and container capacities from 2 oz. to a gallon.

08/24/16

For farmers, battling bugs comes with the territory. Fortunately, crop protection suppliers are aware of the war and are working constantly to develop new products to provide to the market. Toggle through this trio of insecticide products labeled for Florida producers.

08/24/16

The state Senate passed legislation on a 21-14 vote Monday that would require that farmworkers get paid overtime after working 40 hours a week or more than eight hours a day. It now goes back to the Assembly, where an earlier version failed by four votes in June.

08/24/16

Water reservations in Oregon's Hood River basin, which allow for new water rights development, have been renewed for 20 years.

08/24/16

A tax reimbursement credit that was passed by the Idaho Legislature in 2014 with the support of farm groups has survived a court challenge by a company that claimed it harmed their business by helping a competitor.

08/24/16

Officials from the California Water Resources Control Board held a workshop and "information fair" to prepare landowners for new regulations for reporting diversions that could take effect as soon as Jan. 1, 2017, depending on the size of the diversion.

08/24/16

For agricultural workers, the threshold required to get overtime pay is currently 10 hours a day.

08/24/16

The drinks business are now taking final entries for this years Global Chardonnay Masters.

08/24/16

California's Stanford University has revised its student liquor policy and banned hard liquor on campus following a sexual assault involving a student.

08/24/16

With sensors in vineyard and hoop house, WSU researcher analyzes effects on fruit and leaves

08/24/16

If we eat with our eyes first, it's the same for drinking. We see before we sniff or taste, so color sometimes colors our perception of certain types of beverages. There are so many tints for wine, and a few trends, too - like blue wine?!

08/24/16

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia on 7-9 September 2016.

08/24/16

In 2015, Larson launched her business, Virtual Vines. The company provides direct-to-consumer sales and marketing services for wineries

08/24/16

One of the most harmful aspects of rating wine by using numbers is that it leads to an overwhelming consumer demand for high scores over distinctive characteristics.

08/24/16

Wine drinkers will see Champagne prices rise over the next few years, but there's no need to panic about a shortage following this year's frost-hit harvest, say producers

08/24/16

This process is not as easy as it may seem. Here are five things I discovered while observing behind the scenes.

08/24/16

The one-time conversion fee of $30,000 leaves hundreds of E license holders around the state, like Baker, with some thinking - and calculating - to do.

08/24/16

A dearly departed cat is behind a chic new vegan cocktail bar

08/24/16

really? they're embracing wines in cans, like ManCan?

08/24/16

Welcome to the second annual Batalla del Vino.

08/24/16

Patrick Cappiello, the award-winning wine director at Rebelle in New York City, regularly drinks some of the best wines in the world, but we wanted him to drink like us everyday folk. So we went to the supermarket and stocked up on six sparkling wines that cost less than $15: Cook's, Martini, Trader Joe's Blanc, Sofia, Korbel and Piper Sonoma