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Friday, October 24th

10/26/12

Winegrape harvest nearly done in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties; remains active on Central Coast.

10/26/12

Fermentation by product is in all wine, but only the United States requires warning.

10/26/12

Sutter Home was one of the first wine companies to make a commitment to breast cancer awareness, raising over $800,000 towards research and education over the past 11 years, and the goal is to hit $1 million this time.

10/26/12

Sotheby's sold a total 1.45 million pounds ($2.3 million) of wine in London Wednesday.

10/26/12

Well-known French wine entrepreneur Bernard Magrez who already owns a string of properties in France and abroad has just added a Sauternes Premier Grand Cru Classé to his portfolio

10/26/12

cheap wine has become popular in townships even though it might be dangerous to drinkers' health.

10/26/12

Healdsburg Planning Commission and City Council members, meeting jointly on Tuesday, decided the current system worked well enough -- despite some questions last year that arose during the approval of wine bar Bergamot Alley.

10/26/12

Wines from Kestrel Vintners in Prosser and Reininger Winery in Walla Walla now are being sold online in China.

10/26/12

In the two years since a new plan was approved, streamlining permitting and reducing the minimum winery size from 40 acres to five, only two landowners have applied for subdivisions.

10/26/12

Wine industry professionals seeking to update their knowledge of management and marketing, or anyone who wants to explore opportunities working in the wine industry, are encouraged to attend the Seminars at Sonoma State University.

10/26/12

International sale in the 12 months to September 30 topped $500,000 at FlexTank Ltd, and managing director Peter Steer is confident exports will increase by another more than 50 per cent in the coming 12 months.

10/26/12

The tightening of supply is credited to increased consumption in the U.S. and China, along with declining production across the world.

10/26/12

The La Mesa City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to amend the municipal code to allow wine and beer making in commercial and industrial areas of the city.

10/26/12

Short winter, dry summer and other factors produce bountiful fruit in 2012.

10/26/12

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance issued 10 new tax guides for the alcoholic beverage industry.

10/26/12

Helen Keplinger, one of Napa Valley's rising-star winemakers, is no longer at one of the region's highest-profile wineries, Bryant Family Vineyard.

10/26/12

British Columbia has a robust agricultural sector that generates $10.5 billion annually for the province, and Victoria intends to rev up that economic engine to $14 billion in the next five years.

10/26/12

Depending on their location, many producers reported loses between 20 to 100 percent of their perennial fruit crops, however sales of Ontario wines continue to grow and in 2012 topped $600 million.

10/26/12

The new agreement eliminates tariffs on Oregon goods and services being exported to Korea, provides stronger protections for intellectual property, and institutes new rules to ensure compliance and fair trade.

10/26/12

Research published by Penn State university in the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture questions the relevancy of wine experts' ratings and recommendations on the basis that their palates differ widely from those of the vast majority of consumers.

10/26/12

In a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, healthy women in their late 50s and early 60s who took resveratrol supplements showed no improvement in factors linked to developing diabetes and heart disease.

10/26/12

A federal judge Thursday denied Shasta County's motion for a preliminary injunction that would have shut down operations at Reverge Anselmo's winery near Shingletown unless he wins the eventual suit between him and the county.

10/26/12

Merle Lindsey, deputy director of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, was tabbed Thursday by the agency's five-member governing board.

10/26/12

The issue came to light earlier this week, when the branch told a Victoria theatre group it could not auction off donated wine at its annual fundraiser planned for this weekend.

10/26/12

what makes monastrell different from mourvèdre.

10/26/12

Also in Unfiltered, Disney World's Magic Kingdom breaks out the good stuff and Hooters gets its very own wine. You'll never guess what's on the label

10/26/12

Our third piece of analysis on UK press recommendations has shown that the Rhône is the most popular source of good value fine wines from France

10/26/12

The study found that resveratrol, the compound found in red wine, does not appear to reduce the risk of heart disease, improve insulin sensitivity or increase longevity in healthy women, at least when taken in supplement form.