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08/26/16

As researchers discover more about vineyards, they're urged to provide science for the concept of place

08/26/16

Lawmakers said they would wait until Monday to keep working with members to garner the support. The lack of action on Thursday suggested they were having trouble mustering up the votes needed for it to pass

08/26/16

SB32 sets a new goal to reduce emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.

08/26/16

The new wines are among the many changes underway at the winery since Robin Baggett - an attorney, founder of Alpha Omega Winery in Napa Valley and namesake of Cal Poly's baseball stadium - became its sole owner last year, buying out former partners Bob Schiebelhut and Jim Efird

08/26/16

Since the end of prohibition, Texas has prevented huge corporations from selling retail hard liquor inside the state-laws Wal-Mart desperately want to change through a federal complaint it has filed in an Austin court. But not if Alan Waldrop and his client have anything to do with it

08/26/16

Ehlers Estate is pleased to welcome Andy Bartee as national sales director. Bartee brings over ten years of experience in the wine industry, including territory management and development for 39 domestic markets and 16 export markets.

08/26/16

From winemakers to distillers, importers to distributors and sommeliers to cicerones, meet the country's latest tastemakers.

08/26/16

Celebrity Tributes include Zoey Deutch, Chloe Grace Moretz and Glen Powell. Additional Tributes to be announced in September

08/26/16

Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) announces ZinEX 2017 will take place February 23-25, 2017, in three stunning San Francisco locations.

08/26/16

With a special holographic Basketball Hall of Fame label that ensures authenticity, and individually numbered bottles, this 1000-bottle offering allows collectors to select their preferred bottle number for a limited time.

08/26/16

She spent more than 15 years promoting Washington tourism and wine. Now, Robin Pollard has gone back to her farming roots by planting a vineyard in the Rattlesnake Hills and starting a winery.

08/26/16

Organic agriculture is defined as a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects.1

08/26/16

Winemaker Jean-Nicolas Méo and music executive Jay Boberg reflect on their road from a lucky encounter in 1988 to their first release of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir.

08/26/16

The Idaho Department of Labor reports a dip in the unemployment rate and increasing numbers of contract farm labor providers getting licensed.

08/26/16

Premier Cru's John Fox got his clients rare vintages at deep discounts when they purchased cases on "pre-arrival." Then a few too many failed to arrive.

08/26/16

Fierce storms which hit France in April will help to push wine production down almost 10 percent this year, the ministry of agriculture said Thursday.

08/26/16

The law that went into effect in January allows South Dakotans to buy up to 12 cases of wine per year for personal use from wineries in the state and around the country. Now, 275 wine producers are licensed to offer their wines to consumers in the state, and 1,158 cases had been shipped by the end of June, according to the Department of Revenue.

08/26/16

The annual celebration aligns with the traditional harvest season of grapes across the state. The N.C. Wine and Grape Growers Council, which promotes the industry, is encouraging consumers to visit local wineries during the month.

08/26/16

Making wine may be one of the most romantic and evocative of all professions, but the reality is that it's brutally difficult to earn a reliable living, and often subject to the whims of forces beyond anyone's control. Even producers that have been crafting excellent wine for several generations aren't immune: One or two bad harvests in a row, an ill-timed hail storm, an earthquake that topples stocks of barrels filled with aging wine-all of these can wreak havoc on even the most economically fastidious wine producer.

08/26/16

When a writer comes calling, most winemakers would consider it in their best interest to offer their proudest efforts for sampling. But Frank Cornelissen has never been like most winemakers.

08/26/16

Located 35 miles northeast of the city of LA in Santa Clarita, the Agua Dulce Estate comprises an 80-acre vineyard, five-bed Colonial-style home, winemaking facilities that currently produce 10 different wines, a tasting room, mountain vistas and an animal rescue ranch.

08/26/16

People are usually asked if they want red, white or rosé when offered a glass of wine, but thanks to a new trend in Japan we may now be able to throw green into the mix.

08/26/16

'We're just crossing our fingers for this to last,' says the viticulturist at Blomidon Winery

08/26/16

Drivers deliver alcohol picked on smartphone from Liquor Depot locations

08/26/16

A possible solution is one that has never been tried with wine grapes before until now: moving production indoors. That's what Dr. Mehdi Sharifi, a Canada Research chair in sustainable agriculture and professor at Trent University's School of the Environment, has been working on.

08/26/16

If this grape isn't on your radar, it should be, because it's now being used to create elegant, age-worthy wines

08/26/16

AB 1066 phases in overtime pay, so that farm workers will receive time-and-a-half after 9.5 hours in a day in 2019, nine hours in 2020, 8.5 hours in 2021, and eight hours in 2022 (when they will also receive double time after 12 hours)

08/26/16

Chilean love poet Pablo Neruda kept an array of multi-colored glasses at his beach house in Isla Negra, believing their color impacted the taste of his wine

08/26/16

Local vineyards venture into winemaking to tackle grape oversupply and are rewarded with prize-winning wines

08/26/16

September sees the launch of two new books from Hugh Johnson, one of the world's leading authorities on wine, On Wine and the 40th edition of the Pocket Wine Book, the world's best-selling book on wine. Here he tells The Buyer what wines he would take with him on a desert island, what his favourite restaurant is and who he still looks up to in the wine world

08/26/16

Drizly and Liquor Depot Expand Delivery Zone Further in Western Canada

08/26/16

The upscale drift of beverage markets in the developed world cuts the wrong way for big U.S. brewers

08/26/16

Viansa is the winery on a little hill south of Jacuzzi Winery, with its driveway entrance just below (north of) the curvy, dangerous looking part of Highway 121

08/26/16

After being inspired by a Paris vineyard, Elly Hartshorn founded the San Francisco city vineyard in 2013 on public park land. It comprises a half acre of pinot noir