Even as Congress struggled with sequestration and other budget matters, members from both sides of the aisle told California Farm Bureau Federation representatives they believe momentum is continuing toward comprehensive reform of federal immigration law-and that a revised agricultural immigration program will be part of the package.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer announced legislation on Wednesday aimed at positioning New York to capture a bigger pour of the hard cider market, by many accounts the fastest growing sector of the alcoholic beverage industry
Representatives from UC Davis, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Cal State Fresno will sit in an unprecedented panel discussion over the latest research and the benefit of the university system to the wine industry.
California's legal battles over water are likely to escalate in 2013, once the Bay Delta Conservation Plan and a water quality plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are finalized later this year, several attorneys told BNA.
About midday on Tuesday, Mike Carpenter, an owner of the Culver City wine shop "the Redd Collection," got a call from a gentleman with a slight Italian accent. The caller asked if the shop had any 2008 Papale Primitivo di Manduria from the producer Varvaglione.
Cakebread Cellars is the latest California winery to venture north. In a piece in Wine Enthusiast Magazine, wine columnist and Waitsburg resident Paul Gregutt reports Cakebread will launch Mullan Road, a wine made with grapes from Walla Walla's Seven Hills vineyard.
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials and a nutritional enhancement for baked good
To be released as a companion wine to Chamisal's Stainless Chardonnay, the Stainless Pinot Noir is made by winemaker Fintan du Fresne, who produced the wine without using any oak or malolactic fermentation.
China has now ballooned to the world's fifth-largest consumer-and sixth-largest producer-of wine, according to a recent study by International Wine and Spirits Research, which quantifies the global alcohol market. But the wine industry in China is still confused over how best to describe the product it's trying to sell.
The baseball team needs to collect more than 22,000 certified signatures by early May before the Arlington City Council will approve holding a local option election on whether to allow wine sales throughout the ballpark.
This is the third time in recent history that Alentejo had had to re-invent itself, and now it is increasingly turning out consistently excellent red wines typically made from a blend of five key indigenous red grapes: Trincadeira, Aragones, Touriga Nacional, Alicante Bouchet, and Alfrocheiro. Yet there are still more hurdles to overcome.
"We are technically twice as responsible as the majority of states' law. In most cases patrons can buy a pitcher of beer, which is a four pint vessel. We only allow consumers access to two beers at a time before they are to be re-assessed by a staff member for re-serving."
They're among 35 stores the LCBO will open this year, seven this month alone. Bob Peter, LCBO CEO and president, said at the east Windsor store opening that he expects another 35 store openings next year.
Nicolaus Copernicus was the Renaissance scientist who figured out that the earth revolves around the sun, contrary to the prevailing conventional delusion that put it at the center of the known universe
... it was interesting to attend the recent induction ceremonies for the Vintners Hall of Fame at the Culinary Institute of America in the Napa Valley, where Merry Edwards became the first woman winemaker to be honored.