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Monday, October 20th

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Winery and vineyard owners from New York and New Jersey consider themselves fortunate

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From Philly to Pittsburgh, Erie to Scranton, not a single bottle of hooch could be purchased Tuesday from the government monopoly that controls the sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania and forbids its residents from bringing it home from neighboring states

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Global wine production will slump to the lowest in 37 years after weather damage to grapes from France to Argentina, forcing a draw down of stocks, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine said.

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The new stores will include tasting rooms; beer growler stations; and thousands of wines, spirits and beers that have been carefully chosen by BevMo!'s team.

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Liquor King, located on Cumberland Falls Hwy. in the old Marine Myers auto dealership building, represents an investment of over $2 million

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The announcement comes just weeks after Thierry Coste, an expert from the European Union farmers' union admitted the difficult weather conditions had contributed to the smallest grape harvest in 50 years.

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Retailers across all sectors enjoyed a strong rise in sales volumes in the year to October and expect to see that growth continue in to next month, according to the latest figures from the CBI.

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Canada's wine industry, according to a report released Tuesday by BMO Economics, has grown 3.1 per cent on average since 2005 -- outpacing the country's overall economy.

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The range of wines includes full-bodied Cabernet to smooth Chardonnay, which are available for purchase at its website www.OmahaSteaks.com.

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Carrick Winery boss Steve Green has been named to takeover from Stuart Smith, who's leaving the role after six years.

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Award-winning writer finds inspiration in the wines produced near his Santa Barbara home

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A new study is advocating a switch from wholesale tax levied on wine, likely increasing the cost of alcohol-based drinks for the average Australian but reducing at the same time problems directly attributed to the product

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The county's vision for a winery corridor along River Road, a winding route along the Salinas River south of Salinas, has been slow to take shape, even though new policies set forth in the county's 25-year General Plan are meant to encourage proliferation of small, artisanal winemaking operations. ?

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Greg Scott comments on consolidation, moscato excitement, acquisitions and international opportunities for Bay Area wineries.

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Created by AUGUST for Tall Horse wines to promote their unpretentious take on wine, the videos show Kurt as he weighs in on topics like 'terroir,' food pairing and adding ice to wine.

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Argentina's wine industry is extremely hot right now, but its popularity is centered around Malbec, though Cabernet Sauvignon is a perfect reflection of what the country can offer.

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Trinchero Family Estates, the owner of California-based family run winery Sutter Home Family Vineyards, has expanded the Sutter Home brand portfolio with the addition of two new wines - Pink Pinot Grigio and Red Moscato.

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PLB buying director Paul Meihuizen has warned that 2013 is set to be "one of the most challenging for the global wine industry".

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The Commerce Club, located in downtown Greenville, South Carolina, will begin using TopCellar App upon its planned launch in iTunes slated for this November.

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France, the land of wine, is planning heavy taxes on beer, and that is not going down well with brewers - even in other nations.

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The Russian government may set a minimum price of 110 rubles for wine due to poor grape harvests in Russia and Europe.

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The supermarket has reported a 135% year-on-year increase in sales of low-alcohol wine, and a 33% growth in low-alcohol beers and cider.

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From Napa to Washington, the wine festivals and parties you don't want to miss.

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Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine have discovered that healthy middle-aged women do not benefit from taking resveratrol supplements.

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A major Northern California grocery chain trying to avert a possible strike said in a recent memo to employees that it is losing millions of dollars a year and needs wage concessions from workers

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Busch was accused in a lawsuit last year of carelessness and negligence in the death of Martin, who died while a guest at Busch's home

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The group and its members have pledged to take 1 billion units out of production by 2015 but will this help grow or shrink the market Wilson?

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The Brazilian government has sidestepped a campaign to put quotas on imported wines by striking a deal to give wine more shelf space in the country's supermarkets

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Dan Berger, "Unless a winery affiliates with a wholesale company, gaining distribution can be overwhelmingly expensive. Wineries without distributors can try to sell wines themselves, but sales trips can be so expensive that they are impractical"

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Former French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy will preside over the 152nd Hospices de Beaune auction next month.

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France is planning a 160% tax increase on beerDesperate to lower France budget deficit while funding his struggling social security programmes, President François Hollande is pushing through legislation to increase taxes by 160%.

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Leading Consumer Products Packaged in Glass Recognized for Innovation, Design and Shelf-Appeal, Skinnygirl Vodka Selected Overall Winner

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Rocks Off gets bottles of wine here at the office every few weeks. We once had an AC/DC tasting at the office with middling results, though I finished off the Highway to Hell bottle at home by my lonesome, so it wasn't so bad