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Thursday, July 24th

11/07/12

Hurricane Sandy topples barrels in Brooklyn, chases customers away in Finger Lakes

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A measure that would require most foods made with genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California was significantly behind early Wednesday

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U.S. states that have a monopoly over their liquor sales seem to charge slightly more for alcohol than states without such control, the so-called "license states," according to a U.S. study

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The outlook for wine demand in Canada is strong and will likely continue with moderate growth. Winery output surged nearly 10 percent in 2011, to a record high.

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You could argue sellers ought to read Amazon's agreement more clearly, but that's just adding insult to injury

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Soon after the world's largest Internet retailer Amazon.com, Inc. ( AMZN ) announced its intention to get into the wine-selling business, Wine.com, one of the leading online wine retailers made a similar announcement.

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The apple and grape industries have an economic impact of about $5.5 billion annually, according to USDA statistics.

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Nielsen figures show the American whiskey category grew by 3.8 percent in volume and 8.9 percent in value in the UK over the year to August 2012.

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Organizers look to bring the popular Gruner Veltlner wine from Austria to New Zealand, where it is believed that sales of the varietal will do well there.

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TAXING wine on its alcohol content, rather than its market value, would wipe out many Sunraysia wine grape growers by making cheap bottled and cask wines far more expensive, the Sunraysia Horticultural Branch of the Victorian Farmers Federation warned yesterday.

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Two days of presentations about the relationship between the land and the food and beverages it produces - sometimes referred to as terroir -- will be held Nov. 9-10 at the University of California, Davis.

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Lasting fall sunshine and a record dry spell is making for a possible banner year for Oregon wineries as many local winemakers get ready to harvest grapes this week.

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The app, Winery Explorer, has been nominated in two of the 22 categories in this year's 19th Belmont Small Business Awards on Thurs., Nov. 15.

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The changes include allowing multiple manufacturing licenses at the same location.

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Palmer Emmitt, a wine business MBA student at Sonoma State University, took first place and was rewarded with a one week, all-expense paid trip to the Champagne region of France.

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The Newberg winery-which just received big points for its 2010 Pinot Noir-opens a new tasting room Thursday.

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Establishment of the center aims at Chinese consumers of wine culture, tourism and world heritages of Bordeaux.

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Argentina's winemakers proffer their second-most planted grape, what they call bonarda. The grape makes a smooth, soft tannin red wine with blueberry, cherry, plum notes.

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Charlie Trotter, whose eponymous restaurant was synonymous with fine dining in Chicago, is auctioning off his million-dollar wine cellar which is known for the size of its bottles as much as for what's in them.

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Wine Riot, a traveling wine wonderland featuring top vino educators and labels from around the globe, is all about tearing down the snooty stereotypes and helping people who like wine get confident and knowledgeable about what they're drinking.

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Last year, the Korean market imported 26 million liters of imported wines - this is easily double that of the Philippine wine imports.

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Following two of the coolest vintages on record, Oregon winemakers are now struggling to cope with one of the driest.

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The building, which opened in February, is now outfitted with commercial winemaking equipment for student use, paid for with a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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This submarine wonder runs 60 miles long, stretching from Cambria in the south to San Francisco in the north, and dives two miles deep, as deep as the Grand Canyon in many places.

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Oddbins has added to its Portuguese portfolio as the retailer seeks to "fly the flag for premiumisation" and bring more "interesting wines to the UK consumer".

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An abysmal growing season in Burgundy will likely be off-set by good quality wines, although volumes will be extremely low.

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More reports from Bordeaux reveal a cautious optimism with the 2012 vintage now that the harvesting is, largely, over.

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The 2013 edition of the popular Tasmanian Wine Routes wine tourism guide is being launched in Launceston.

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It will run both this weekend and next at the trail's 23 wineries that stretch from DeJon Vineyards near Towson, Md., to Reid's Orchard and Winery in Adams County to Buddy Boy Winery and Vineyard in Perry County

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The Tennessean's 'In the Newsroom' Webchat part 1: Part 1 of a series of webchats hosted by reporter Duane Gang discussing the liquor by the drink measures on the ballot with reporter Brain Haas, and an overview of the local races and what they mean for Tennessee.

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You enter the restaurant with your friends and sit down. It's been awhile since you've been out together and there's much to catch up on

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GM departs Bordeaux second-growth in a surprising move; no word on replacement

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At the Penfolds vineyard they sipped a glass of 1962 Coonawarra Cabernet Kalimna Shiraz while sampling a selection of South Australian food, with Charles reportedly describing the risotto as "frightfully" good

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Work on the hugely controversial Mosel bridge has re-started, to the dismay of a vocal band of dedicated protesters

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Bees? Yes. Scientists say honey bees have important similarities to humans; fed a diet including resveratrol, bees ate better