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05/01/15

Calling it the "missing piece" in the renewable power revolution, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled the electric automaker's latest products - batteries big enough to power homes, businesses or entire communities

05/01/15

Energy Storage Solution Reduces Winemaking Costs, Furthers Sustainability Goals, Fosters Culture of Innovation

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For now, the battery primarily serves as an expensive backup system during blackouts

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At least 40 percent of the 7,000 eligible voting entities must cast ballots for the referendum to be valid. Some ballots may have gone to management companies on behalf of owners. Owners who have employed management companies should check with those companies to ensure the ballots are not just being thrown away

05/01/15

Affirmative votes to renew funding lag by 15% among California grapegrowers

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"Renwood had no role whatsoever in naming the event, and had no commercial tie with Save Mart."

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it is a sign that the authorities in Illinois are taking a dim view of Mr. Diamond's activities

05/01/15

Joseph Henriot, owner of Champagne Henriot, Burgundy négociant Bouchard Père et Fils and Chablis estate William Fèvre, has died aged 79.

05/01/15

Wilson Daniels announced that Rocco Lombardo, formerly of Frederick Wildman and Sons, will succeed Jack Daniels as President, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Lombardo will be based in Wilson Daniels' headquarters in St. Helena, California and the company's soon to be established New York office

05/01/15

Treasury Wine Estates announced the promotion of Mark Merrion to senior vice president of sales - United States, effective April 27, 2015. With the creation of this role and recent realignments of the strategic accounts sales organization throughout the U.S., Treasury continues to devote significant resources and focus to becoming the most successful pure-play wine company in the world.

05/01/15

Under the terms of its pact with brand owner EPI Group

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Further, Mullaney will work with Pacific Hospitality Group as an Ambassador for the Meritage Collection hotels and resorts throughout California, and Trinitas Cellars in the Napa Valley.

05/01/15

public hearing on groundwater in the Sonoma Valley, and the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency, will be held at the VOMWD board meeting Room, 19039 Bay St., El Verano, on May 5

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Montana is not an easy place to grow up. Harsh winters thicken the skin and harden the resolve. Compared with living in northern Montana, winemaking is pretty easy.

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The acquisition is the result of a merger initiated in 2010

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Is your wine vegan? It seems like an odd question: wine is made of grapes, grapes fall solidly under the "not an animal product" label, therefore it would seem that wine is a vegan-friendly beverage.

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Welkin Vines brings a taste of the Pacific Northwest to Brooklyn and beyond

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Popularized on social media, the term is used to refer to bottles as elusive as the mythical creature

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The hotel cohosted the charity event with beneficiary the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, and Russell poured a lineup of his GoGi wines, made in partnership with Rebecca and Peter Work of Ampelos Cellars in Sta. Rita Hills.

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The event will feature more than 650 wines and 100 vintners. Wine Week 2015 will continue with a Wine Festival in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Thursday, May 7, and conclude with the Harrisburg Wine Festival at the State Museum of Pennsylvania on Friday, May 8.

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According to the Baltimore Sun, it all started with a student-led proposal. After getting endorsed by the a council of faculty members it is now at the desk of school president Wallace D. Loh. Loh is not going to be made available for interviews until the conclusion of the public comment period for the school, which ends Friday.

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The company also plans to build four new stores averaging 75,000 square feet, expand five others and remodel 17

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Seventeen wine associations across China have united in a bid to increase domestic wine sales and improve cooperation between the various wine regions.

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Growing changes in the political climate is forcing requirements in grape contracts that growers may be unaware

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Everyone in the wine business seems to be talking about the 17-member Agricultural Protection Advisory Committee

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The evolution of Muscadet has been profound. Rather than make the cheap commodity wine of the past, a handful of dedicated producers focused on quality. They farmed scrupulously, planting in the best terroirs, and they limited their yields so that the grapes they harvested would have more character and substance. They made their wines using what they deemed the best possible methods, and they charged a little more.

05/01/15

The woman leading one of the world's largest and most well-respected wine producers, Barbara Banke of Jackson Family Wines, speaks to Patrick Schmitt

05/01/15

"Natural Resistance" returns its director, Jonathan Nossiter, to the subject of his 2005 documentary, "Mondovino."

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The project now calls for restoring 30,000 acres for wetland and wildlife habitat - down from 100,000 acres

05/01/15

Legislative committees in California defeated bills that would have fast-tracked construction of water projects funded under Proposition 1, the water bond approved in November. One bill would have set up the same review process as was approved two years...

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"I'm not saying Musk is going to succeed, or that you should go buy Tesla's battery."