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Saturday, October 25th

10/23/12

It's as if Mother Nature, after a couple of years of meteorological mischief, suddenly picked up a UC Davis textbook and decided to cooperate. Everything has gone the grapes' way

10/23/12

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

10/23/12

Finger Lakes winery acquires White Springs Winery vineyards and production facility

10/23/12

Ambitious Bordelais believes demand for Sauternes in Asia justifies move

10/23/12

The Wine Science Center will be built on Port of Benton land by the city of Richland using funds raised by WSU. Upon completion, the land and building will be handed over to WSU

10/23/12

Maximilian Riedel, CEO of the Austrian glassware manufacturer, has joined Tommy Hilfiger, Richard Meier and other iconic names in the roll of honour at the renowned Pratt Institute in New York.

10/23/12

The Food and Drug Administration said on Monday that it was investigating reports of five deaths that may be associated with Monster Beverage Corp's namesake energy drink, and the company's shares fell more than 14 percent

10/23/12

Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc., specializing in end-of-line solutions for case packing and palletizing needs, will exhibit its newest robotic palletizer, the E3 ROBOX at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago, from Oct. 28 to Oct. 31.

10/23/12

Amcor Flexibles introduced LUXPREM, a prestigious capsule for Champagne and sparkling wines at the Viti Vini trade fair in France last week

10/23/12

An important set of water diversion gates in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will not be closed this month to assist migrating salmon, as they were last year

10/23/12

A French engineer is offering wine-growers an efficient way to prune their vines without breaking their back - a robot designed to do it for them

10/23/12

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd , the world's second-largest wine company, warned on Monday its first-half earnings would slide 20 percent, as poor weather and higher corporate costs dragged, pushing its shares down 8 percent.

10/23/12

According to The Australian Financial Review, vineyard prices have fallen by 30 percent to 50 percent in the past few years, and while there had been more buyers in the market following good returns, conditions were difficult.

10/23/12

More than 1,100 lots of rare wines valued at $2.3 million will be offered for bidding at the two-day event.

10/23/12

About one inch of rain is expected to fall. Tuesday and Wednesday could have showers off and on coupled with cool afternoons and cold mornings.

10/23/12

Alameda's Rock Wall Wine Company is making le truc, the popular street food "bustaurant," a permanent presence at a waterfront venue in an old Alameda Naval Air Station hangar.

10/23/12

No grapes are being crushed this fall at the winery north of Pasco, yet come spring the long-time winery will have a new vintage, new tasting room and new approach.

10/23/12

New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW), which represents about 1000 members of the country's grape and wine sector, will open an office next week in Hong Kong.

10/23/12

After 15 years of tweaking recipes, John and Patty Cormier, owners of Kennebec Home Brew Supplies, are ready to open their own wine production, Fiddlehead Winery.

10/23/12

Catena was recognized for his work in helping to build Argentina's wine industry into a global force, by developing Malbec as the country's iconic grape and elevating Argentina to a position among the world's most modern wine-producing regions.

10/23/12

Predictions of a rosy outlook for the wine industry may be premature, but there are reasons to be cautiously optimistic, Winemakers Federation of Australia president Tony D'Aloisio will tell the peak body's annual conference in Melbourne.

10/23/12

Visitors to Steenberg winery in Cape Town's Constantia Valley can enhance their wine-tasting experience with the use of a new app; the first winery-dedicated app to launch in South Africa, and a revolutionary concept in the country.

10/23/12

For the first time in at least three years, consumers spent more on wine than beer in B.C. Liquor Stores located in the Fraser Valley Regional District.

10/23/12

By amending the 1928 Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act to decriminalize direct-to-home inter-provincial wine sales, the federal government opened the door to shipments from domestic wineries to consumers anywhere in Canada. However, some provinces and their Crown liquor monopolies seem unwilling to embrace the spirit of Bill C-311.

10/23/12

What began as a friendly Davis harvest gathering to honor the late grape breeder Harold Olmo has fermented into a Yolo County wine cooperative of sorts.

10/23/12

After a decade of oversupply in Australia's wine industry, with grape growers forced to let grapes whither on the vine or plough vines back in, analysts have finally said the grape glut is over.

10/23/12

The Vidal Estate Reserve Series Hawke's Bay Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2011 was awarded the Champion Sauvignon Blanc trophy at last Tuesday night's awards, staged at the Waikoko Gardens in Hastings.

10/23/12

The Cabernet-based red blend, made with grapes hailing from the Italian region of Lazio, has provoked concern from some executive councilors in New Hampshire, who aren't happy with the State Liquor's Commission's decision to allow the bottles to be sold in stores.

10/23/12

While the Wine Industry Association of WA says wine producers should be feeling optimistic about Asia exports, another WA producer says wine exports are slowing

10/23/12

Wirtz Beverage Group partners with Blue Ridge to guide sustained inventory performance with SaaS Inventory Analytics Solution.

10/23/12

from the National Beer Wholesalers Association