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03/25/13

Dr. Keith Patterson was instrumental in forming Wine & Viticulture program

Patterson taught every student that went through Cal Poly’s Wine & Viticulture program.
 

03/25/13

It has aged for six years, but the uncorking of a wine-fraud lawsuit in a Manhattan court on Monday looks set to leave a rather nasty - and potentially costly - aftertaste

03/25/13

The vandal who destroyed six vintages of Case Basse Brunello di Montalcino from his former employer has been sentenced to four years in prison.

03/25/13

A bill filed by Democratic state Rep. Ted Speliotis (spel-ee-OH'-tis) and Republican House Minority Leader Bradley Jones would allow licensed out-of-state wine producers and distributors to ship to consumers

03/25/13

In fact, the Garden State's wine exports have surged 50 percent in the past five years

03/25/13

La Follette opens tasting room, Kosta Browne makes wine, more vintners check into The Barlow

03/25/13

The Federal Senate has passed amendments to the Wine Australia Act that remove the onerous requirement for liquor retailers and wholesalers to keep detailed records of the Australian wine they sell

03/25/13

A groundbreaking vote in the House last week that approved a bill privatizing the state-run liquor system poses the greatest threat yet to the long-running experiment of a Pennsylvania governor who vowed to forever prohibit the "open saloon."

03/25/13

Dozens of North Coast wineries, vineyards change hands in past year

03/25/13

If you've ever had a glass of California chardonnay that was not from a box, you can give a toast of thanks to Jim Barrett. The 86-year-old vintner passed away last week, after an interesting and varied life that left a lasting legacy in American wine production

03/25/13

The Bordeaux first-growth, sitting out this year's futures campaign, releases an allocation of its 1995

03/25/13

Vineyard manager says yields moderate, quality excellent

03/25/13

Forty years ago, the French concept of terroir, the idea that wines are an expression of the soil and the unique microclimate of their origin, was regarded in California wine circles as folklore. Today, the skeptics are in the minority

03/25/13

Tucked inside a short-term funding measure that Congress approved Thursday is a provision that critics are denouncing as a "Monsanto Protection Act."

03/25/13

Diageo's CEO visited China last week to catch up on plans to become a major player in Asia. James Quinn joins him to hear a story about global growth .

03/25/13

Piper Jaffray analysts note that recent tax refund activity is boosting consumer spending

03/25/13

"Nose" contains a few notes that are overly tannic, and it lacks the complexity of a grand cru, but it's easy drinking, and it goes down quick and smooth.