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  Daily News for Wednesday, November 7th
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11/07/12
How Prepared Were Eastern Wineries?
Hurricane Sandy topples barrels in Brooklyn, chases customers away in Finger Lakes
11/07/12
Prop. 37: Genetic food labels loses
A measure that would require most foods made with genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California was significantly behind early Wednesday
11/07/12
Liquor costs more at state-owned stores in U.S.: study
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
11/07/12
Canada: BMO Report Signals that Now May Be the Time to Buy a Winery
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.
11/07/12
How Amazon Exploits Small Online Retailers
You could argue sellers ought to read Amazon's agreement more clearly, but that's just adding insult to injury
11/07/12
Competition for Amazon's Wine Biz - Analyst Blog
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.
11/07/12
Robotic pruning for grapes, apples to be developed
The apple and grape industries have an economic impact of about $5.5 billion annually, according to USDA statistics.
11/07/12
UK interest in American whiskey booming
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.
11/07/12
Austrian wine tipped for expansion
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.
11/07/12
Wine tax fear: Drinkers face huge price slug while growers could be ruined S
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.
11/07/12
Influence of land on wine, food and tea subject of conference
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.
11/07/12
Oregon wine looking at banner year
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.
11/07/12
App the new grapevine for wine connoisseurs
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.
11/07/12
NY governor cuts regulations for wineries, breweries
The changes include allowing multiple manufacturing licenses at the same location.
11/07/12
Sonoma's own Palmer Emmitt wins wine tasting competition in San Francisco
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.
11/07/12
ROCO Winery Debuts New Tasting Room
The Newberg winery-which just received big points for its 2010 Pinot Noir-opens a new tasting room Thursday.
11/07/12
Bordeaux Wine Culture Center to be settled in Shenzhen
Establishment of the center aims at Chinese consumers of wine culture, tourism and world heritages of Bordeaux.
11/07/12
ON WINE: Argentina works on a second global hit
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.
11/07/12
When it comes to wine, size matters for Charlie Trotter
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.
11/07/12
Libation Lovers Like to Learn
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.
11/07/12
Looking at the Korean wine market
Last year, the Korean market imported 26 million liters of imported wines - this is easily double that of the Philippine wine imports.
11/07/12
2012 Oregon wine grape harvest reflects one of the driest growing seasons on record
Following two of the coolest vintages on record, Oregon winemakers are now struggling to cope with one of the driest.
11/07/12
UCC students begin processing first grapes to come into Lang Center
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.
11/07/12
Submarine canyon makes Monterey County fit for wine
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.
11/07/12
Oddbins bolsters Portuguese selection
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".
11/07/12
Promising vintage in Burgundy - despite growing season
An abysmal growing season in Burgundy will likely be off-set by good quality wines, although volumes will be extremely low.
11/07/12
Cautious optimism from Bordeaux
More reports from Bordeaux reveal a cautious optimism with the 2012 vintage now that the harvesting is, largely, over.
11/07/12
New map for Tasmania wine tourism
The 2013 edition of the popular Tasmanian Wine Routes wine tourism guide is being launched in Launceston.
11/07/12
The longest trail: Mason-Dixon's 23 wineries set for main event
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
11/07/12
Middle Tennessee liquor initiatives approved
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.
11/07/12
In Praise of the Minimalist Wine List
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
11/07/12
Sylvie Cazes Leaves Pichon-Lalande
GM departs Bordeaux second-growth in a surprising move; no word on replacement
11/07/12
Royal Couple Drink In Penfolds Magic
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
11/07/12
Work starts in earnest on Mosel Bridge
Work on the hugely controversial Mosel bridge has re-started, to the dismay of a vocal band of dedicated protesters
11/07/12
Red Wine's Resveratrol Helps Bees Live Longer
Bees? Yes. Scientists say honey bees have important similarities to humans; fed a diet including resveratrol, bees ate better
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