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Wednesday, July 30th

02/26/13

Trading in Crimson's common stock is expected to occur on OTC Link under the symbol "CWGL."

02/26/13

Shawn Thurman, one of Glazer's key executives, has been tapped to lead Alliance Beverage, the Arizona-based joint distribution venture between Glazer's and Charmer

02/26/13

... upcoming report showcases how American vineyards are taking a place among the world's finest sources for wine while also creating a positive economic impact.

02/26/13

The discussions center on AB InBev's revised proposal to sell control of all Modelo brands in the U.S., and a brewery in Mexico, to Constellation Brands Inc. to resolve a U.S. lawsuit seeking to block the deal.

02/26/13

"Forward-looking technologies will always be the centerpiece of our market advantages."

02/26/13

Wine industry people on the move from February 19 to February 25

02/26/13

Washington State University will host a "Vine to Wine" workshop April 20-21 at the Best Western Inn at Horse Heaven Hills, 259 Merlot Drive.

02/26/13

The Rosé Consortia announced that it has taken over the duties of Rosé Avengers & Producers (RAP). Creative Furnace, the former management firm for RAP, sees this move as the next logistical step in bringing together those who are passionate about great rosé -- and who want to share it with the world.

02/26/13

Officials at Diageo USVI hope that by the end of next month, they no longer will have to rely on power from the V.I. Water and Power Authority.

02/26/13

Lawmakers move to make it clear that restaurant patrons can sip a drink while browsing menu.

02/26/13

New figures show U.S. wine exports grew for the third consecutive year in 2012, setting a record of $1.43 billion in revenue, the San Francisco-based Wine Institute said yesterday.

02/26/13

COFCO, a China-based operator of wine and liquor brands, is to sell a range of imported wines under its local brand - Great Wall, which sells 10 million cases annually in China.

02/26/13

The volume of pre-mixed ready-to-drink (RTD) alcohol available for consumption in New Zealand has increased by 0.1 percent to 62 million liters in 2012, compared to 2011 figures, according to government department and national statistical office - Statistics New Zealand Tatauranga Aotearoa.

02/26/13

Annual spring wine auction week brings 750 trade and media to bid and taste.

02/26/13

WGMB CEO Brian Simpson warned growers would be forced out of the industry "in droves" and if there was a viable market for their properties, this would have already happened.

02/26/13

From Tanqueray's new spiced gin to chocolate absinthe, February may have been short on days, but not launches.

02/26/13

Sotheby's New York sale at the weekend saw ex-cellar lots of Yquem, Dom Pérignon and Ornellaia sell out completely.

02/26/13

Two former AOL executives are using their winery as a social enterprise project to establish the US state of Virginia as a major presence on the world wine map.

02/26/13

Roussillon producer Maison Cazes has acquired vineyard Les Clos des Paulilles in Collioure and Banyuls.

02/26/13

Diageo is rolling out its Parrot Bay 'freeze and squeeze' frozen cocktail range across Europe with the support of a £2.1 million marketing campaign.

02/26/13

Chinese wine will be represented at this year's London International Wine Fair for the first time by Château Hansen.

02/26/13

Wine Australia has announced a new research project into the UK online wine market in a bid to identify new opportunities for Australian wine producers to grow their business in this channel.

02/26/13

The EWBC Digital Wine Communications Conference will return to La Rioja in October, the organisers have announced.

02/26/13

Bordeaux expert Bill Blatch expects to spend a significant amount of time researching private cellars in the Bordeaux area as part of his new role as international wine consultant for Christie's.

02/26/13

Premiere Napa Valley, the annual barrel auction that has become one of the biggest events in the California wine calendar, took a total of US$3.04m on Saturday, just shy of last year's record.

02/26/13

A proposal to allow sales of wine "growlers" in Oregon, similar to those used for craft beers, popped out of a legislative committee Monday and now heads to the House floor.

02/26/13

Tennessee lawmakers are poised to decide this week whether a proposal to allow supermarket wine sales moves ahead or withers on the vine.

02/26/13

VinLux Fine Wine Transport, a logistics company for fine wines going to California trade accounts, more than doubled the size of its south Napa facility and staff to accommodate a surge in wine shipments and demand for its services.

02/26/13

Officials from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board testified Monday before the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing, and among the many topics discussed was TableLeaf, the often controversial private label wine the PLCB has sold and marketed in its wine and spirits stores since 2011.

02/26/13

The Liv-ex Fine Wine Index has recovered from its November lows, thanks to buyers from China.

02/26/13

The completion of the sale, which values the winery at NIS 130 million, follows a six-month sale process.

02/26/13

A multi-vehicle crash on Highway 101 near Windsor Monday morning, apparently involving spilled wine bottles, that blocked northbound traffic has been cleared, reported the CHP and emergency responders.

02/26/13

Canada's wine business is booming. To what do we owe this present day Renaissance of pleasant surprise and coast to coast quality?

02/26/13

Rudy Marchesi noticed a change in tone. It happened a few years ago, as he attended regular meetings of fellow winemakers in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Instead of talking about extract and power in their pinot noir, Oregon's signature wine, his colleagues were espousing elegance and restraint.

02/26/13

Among those expanding in the region is Seattle-based Moss Adams, which acquired Napa-based Rabanal & Smith as part of a planned expansion into the Napa Valley in August 2012.

02/26/13

As North Bay lodging businesses look to the year ahead, most are expressing confidence for continued improvement, with occupancy rates and revenues showing steady gains across Sonoma, Napa and Marin counties.

02/26/13

Four months after Fairway Market, a beloved destination and a critical anchor for the entire Red Hook neighborhood, was devastated by Hurricane Sandy and forced to close, it will reopen on Friday, March 1 with a ceremony celebrating the rebirth and return to life of the entire community.

02/26/13

Since its conception in 2010, the Rare & Fine Wine Department at Leland Little Auctions in Historic Hillsborough has expanded to offer the largest wine auctions in the Southeastern United States.

02/26/13

Many California wineries contribute to charitable causes. Proprietors donate wine to charity auctions or pour their wines at fundraising events. However, some take it a step farther.

02/26/13

Bordeaux expert Bill Blatch expects to spend a significant amount of time researching private cellars in the Bordeaux area as part of his new role as international wine consultant for Christie's.

02/26/13

While it has long been illegal to sell alcohol to those under age 21, Washington state has no laws specifically governing the sale of alcohol at self-checkout machines common in many supermarkets.

02/26/13

Alcohol costs the Canadian economy $14.6 billion in indirect health care and social costs each year and is one of the leading contributors to disease and disability in the Americas. From pricing and retail availability to advertising and the legal drinking age, many factors affect the harms alcohol poses to a community.

02/26/13

The company, which remains anonymous, has agreed to form an 'alliance' with Vignobles Perse, Chantal Perse has confirmed to Decanter.com.

02/26/13

Revenue from state-owned liquor stores has trailed expectations the last couple of years, in part because Massachusetts eliminated its 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol in 2011.

02/26/13

You can pack on 700 calories indulging in just one Colorado Bulldog. But instead of blowing your diet on one drink, a company has come up with a way for you to inhale your spirits instead of swallowing all those calories.

02/26/13

Was it a trip to Napa? A taste from someone's impressive cellar? A summer job in a wine shop? We asked 19 winemakers.

02/26/13

On any given day in the United States, 18 percent of men and 11 percent of women drink more alcohol than federal guidelines recommend.

02/26/13

Farm managers across California are going to be placed in the position of documenting efficient nitrogen application and where applied nitrogen goes.