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Sunday, December 21st

10/22/12

Overnight rain dampening the North Coast and its unpicked grapes won't dampen the spirits of grape growers, winemakers and winery owners buoyed by what they're calling the best harvest in years.

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David Keck of Uchi Restaurant in Houston, Texas Takes Home the Rudd Scholarship

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Alcohol is exempt from initiative, but debate about genetically engineered crops draws proponents and critics

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Italian authorities have approved the use of synthetic corks and screwcaps on higher quality DOC and DOCG wines for the first time

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The company had also flagged higher corporate costs, including the building of a stand-alone IT system following last year's demerger from former parent company Foster's, while sales were being hit by Canadian liquor distributors cutting inventories and a tough trading environment in the US and Australia

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Wine Direct to Trade to generate greater in-state sales for smaller California wineries and importers

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Europe's grape woes could mean a window of opportunity for Niagara wine as Europe grapples with a 10 percent drop in yield for its wine harvest. The crop is not as large as last year's, but hot weather has led to some quality grapes on the vine and Niagara's grapes are doing pretty well, say Ontario experts.

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An evening of connecting over 200 exceptional wines

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The Estates & Wines portfolio includes Cloudy Bay in Marlborough, New Zealand; Cape Mentelle in Margaret River, Australia; Terrazas de los Andes and Cheval des Andes in Mendoza, Argentina; Newton Vineyard and Domaine Chandon in Napa Valley, California; and Numanthia in Toro, Spain

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Hannah Nicole is seeking certification for the Brentwood and Oakley region to become an American Viticultural Area through the U.S. government.

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Global shortages are sending entry-level wine prices skywards, leaving UK buyers with little negotiating power and having to make speedy decisions under pressure.

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The seminar will cover how wine industry trends are evolving and relate to the economy, and what is popular in terms of price points, varietals, and styles in the on- and off-premise sectors

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The Andersons Inc. began selling five types of Conservation Series wine for $7.99 a bottle at its two Columbus stores on Saturday.

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The drinks giant will make its 15 wines and spirits available for the members of executive suites and premium club areas.

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The winemaker for Joseph Carr wines was credited with trying to take Napa Cabernet back to its roots in the November issue of Food and Wine.

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In his annual "Waste Book," U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) says federal funding to help local wineries should be pulled.

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Slated to begin in late summer 2012, the revamped facility will allow the winery to increase its current annual winemaking capacity to 30,000 gallons.

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The company will be supplying wines to independent retailers and to the on-trade markets through sampling events, Malbec World Day 2013 and online activity.

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Washington State University is dedicating the site for its Wine Science Center Friday at the Tri-Cities campus.

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Germany's Moselle Valley is famous for its Rieslings, but Berlin? Berliners are toiling away to make a mean Riesling - even though they can't sell it.

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The wine-based sparkling drink made from Moscato grapes harvested in the cooler-climate regions of New South Wales, Australia, is now available to retailers and is aimed at attracting a new and younger audience to the wine category.

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Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant celebrates its 40th year in business on Saturday Oct. 27 - with the parking lot of its store turned into a party venue featuring fine food and wine.

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There will be more than 200 wines from around the world to sample.

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The owners of Viaggio Winery have permission to move forward on their plans to open a large agriculture store and deli on their property, despite opposition from the San Joaquin Farm Bureau.

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What were mostly new vineyard plantings a few years ago are now in production. With 20 wineries in the region, it is more and more common to see at least some wines sourced from local grapes.

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Recognizing that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in North America, Distilleria Bottega officially launched its wine, ll Vino dei Poeti Rose Sparkling into the Ontario market. Funds raised will be targeted to assist women affected by breast cancer.

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Randy Dunn, Michel Rolland, Philippe Melka, and Agustin Huneeus Sr. join together to make wine from Washington grapes.

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several examples of en rama, a lightly filtered style of sherry, have arrived on these shores

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In drinking habits, as elsewhere, globalisation is giving French people more choice about how to live

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My last big snapshot of Sauvignon Blanc from across California always comes in October. As we enjoy the last bit of our late-arrived Bay Area summer, it's the perfect moment for this grape

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Conflicting statements from two top Liquor Control Board officials during government hearings and interviews have kept controversy about the agency's in-house brand of wine swirling

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Wine is naturally gluten-free, making it a go-to alcoholic drink for sufferers of celiac disease. However, some vintners use oak barrels sealed with wheat paste, which has made some people wonder if it is really gluten-free

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Are we sick of malbec yet? This juicy red wine from Argentina has swept the United States. Hasn't it become cliched, jumped the shark, worn out its welcome, just so .?.?. 2011?

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A wine from Hundred Acre owner Jayson Woodbridge is causing problems in the US state of New Hampshire due to its controversial name

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A new local wine, Sandy River Red, produced in Franklin County's first winery, becomes available this week

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The future of the legislation for minimum alcohol pricing is unclear amid government fears over the details

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Wine lovers raised a glass last June to toast the passage of Bill C-311 which made it legal to take wine from one province to another. But their celebration may have been premature