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10/09/12

It is obvious that the Mishewal Wappo, if recognized as a tribe with sovereign rights in the Napa Valley, intend to build a casino ...

Although Napa and Sonoma counties are presently barred from opposing the lawsuit, local residents are not. This is why I am speaking out. I will fax the secretary of the interior later today.

10/09/12

October 3 - In a crippling blow to Napa County's efforts to prevent a local Indian tribe from ever building a casino, a federal judge last week removed the county from the tribe's lawsuit against the U.S. government.

10/09/12

"Asia is a strong wine market with long-term growth across the board for California wines. In the last few years, the wine trade has been enthusiastic about the emerging opportunities in China as sales continue to grow there."

10/09/12

Bulk wine prices in France, Italy and Spain, the world's largest producers, are climbing after adverse summer weather reduced the European grape harvest, according to wine broker Ciatti Co.

10/09/12

"The client has been through utter hell."

10/09/12

Despite a significant, long-term shortage of grapes and economic pressures that are putting the squeeze on profit margins, two surveys recently conducted by the University of California at Davis reveal that wine industry leaders are cautiously optimistic about the future.

10/09/12

Reflections about Sonoma's Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak, one year later

10/09/12

The 26.4-hectare Paul Family Vineyard in Raparua Rd, known locally as the Golden Mile of vineyards, was bought by Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmond de Rothschild Winemakers

10/09/12

The congresswoman makes a link between a healthy economy and the growing wine region in her district

10/09/12

The latest release of iCropTrak, available in the App Store for Apple iPad tablet devices, delivers an easy to use Farm Plan data management interface for documenting expected seasonal farming operations.

10/09/12

The new technology 3-camera X-Tri optical sorting maching manufatured by Protec of Italy in a partnership with Defranceschi SPA as world wide distributor

10/09/12

Baboons in the vineyard and other issues

10/09/12

Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons and Michael McDonald backstage at 26th BR Cohn Fall Music FestVintner, philanthropist, and music artist manager Bruce Cohn is thrilled to conclude the 26th Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival, Gala Charity Auction Dinner, and the Celebrity Golf Classic.

10/09/12

Judges find Bill Koch waited too long to accuse Christie's of selling counterfeits

10/09/12

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and Envolve Winery will be promoting their campaign "Real Men Drink Pink" to help raise awareness and funds.

10/09/12

The Napa Valley Wine Wave beats the previous world record with 487 Participants

10/09/12

The first California winery Jean-Charles Boisset ever visited was Buena Vista, at age 11, on a trip with his parents and grandparents in 1980.

10/09/12

According to an English winemaker, 2012 could be the "disappearing vintage", as yields are down by as much as 30% compared with previous years.

10/09/12

Bordeaux's harvest is getting under way, although many properties are reporting delays of up to three weeks.

10/09/12

For any gourmand who has ever wondered why certain wines pair so well with a hearty steak, or how a palate-cleansing sorbet works its magic between courses, science has an answer now

10/09/12

Wine goes with cheese. Meat sandwiches go with a pickle. Green tea goes with Asian food. Sushi goes with pickled ginger. Oil goes with vinegar. Soda goes with chips. Many of the world's most beloved food combinations pair an astringent food, which causes the mouth to pucker up, with a fatty food, which makes the mouth feel slippery

10/09/12

the noise made Sunday by wine glasses clinking at Charles Krug Winery was special. Participants set a new Guinness World Record for the "longest relay wine toast."

10/09/12

The 38-acre Sierra Mar is part of the emerging trend of planting higher into the foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains, which overlook the west side of the Salinas Valley

10/09/12

Time to raise a glass to toast the harvest because the grapes will soon be coming off the vines (if they haven't already)

10/09/12

"We are not seeing a real improvement," said Andrew Morgan, president of Diageo's European operations, on the sidelines of a retail convention.

10/09/12

TastingRoom.com extends their celebrity sampler collection by introducing Emeril's Holiday Party Sampler and Emeril's Everyday Sampler

10/09/12

A stern new report on parents' relationship with alcohol isn't sensitive enough to differing levels of intake and dependency

10/09/12

I would urge those who like their red bordeaux plump and rich rather than lean and willowy to take particular advantage of the 2009s

10/09/12

In 2011 Jim Beam spent $11.2 million in U.S. measured media, according to Nielsen, an amount that does not include Internet or business-to-business advertising. Revenue on the global business is estimated at $3 million