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05/14/13

Speakers predict decrease in productive acreage and threats to vines in 'Ahead of the Curve' seminar

05/14/13

Alan Busacca is the founder of Vinitas Vineyard Consultants and co-owner of Volcano Ridge Vineyard in Oregon and AmaTerra Wines in Washington.

05/14/13

Ultra-premium Pinot Noir site will realize its full potential as part of this rising Northwest wine company

05/14/13

Dr. Joseph Michelli to headline ShipCompliant DIRECT conference

05/14/13

Chairman George Wahby commented, "I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the Wine Australia Board and the sector generally to thank Andrew for his exemplary leadership over the past four years.

05/14/13

Vintners from British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia are embracing effervescence

05/14/13

Wine industry people on the move from May 7 to May 13

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Wine experts point out that while the device could pick out smells, it can't determine if the wine is actually good or not.

05/14/13

Beginning June 1, The Maryland Department of Agriculture will implement a new permit process removing county-by-county restrictions and limits to the number of markets, or days, a winery can attend. The change also drops the requirement for farmers' market managers and property owners to sign paperwork to enable wineries to participate.

05/14/13

Winery patrons could soon be allowed to take home unfinished bottles of wine, thanks to a law approved by Illinois lawmakers.

05/14/13

The Brookland Valley Unison range consists of wines such as Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012, Chardonnay 2012 and Cabernet Sauvignon 2011.

05/14/13

Christie's is capitalising on the thirst for wealthy Chinese consumers to buy wineries by opening the world's first estate agency for would-be vineyard buyers.

05/14/13

Tasmania's vineyard area "could easily get 10 times bigger," according to winemaker Andrew Pirie as the Australian state embarks on a major push for outside investment.

05/14/13

Ferguson, who retired from the managing post this week, is expected to spend around £2m to purchase the vineyard.

05/14/13

Wine exports rose to 469 million liters (124 million U.S. gallons) in the year ending April 30, up 25 percent from the previous 12 months and more than triple the total shipped in 2000, data from the Wines of South Africa trade body, or WOSA, show.

05/14/13

Increasing consumer awareness of food and drink additives will drive transparency in the wine trade, believes Isabelle Legeron MW.

05/14/13

Tesco has launched its Co-buy Collection scheme, which will see the price of a case of wine reduce as more people decide to buy it.

05/14/13

LIWF organizers have announced the line-up for the Speakers' Corner platform in the MyWineFair area of the show.

05/14/13

Seymour Fortescue is to step down as chairman of the Portman Group on June 18 after four years in the role.

05/14/13

Thirty supermarket own-brand wines have won gold medals in the International Wine Challenge.

05/14/13

The shortlist for The Drinks Business Awards for 2013 has been announced following judging last week.

05/14/13

Port producers are reporting significant demand from markets worldwide in the wake of their superlative-fuelled 2011 vintage declarations.

05/14/13

From a more manageable fair to the diversity of the exhibitors, why the London Wine Fair is still important and worth visiting.

05/14/13

After close to a fortnight's hiatus, the Bordeaux 2012 en primeurs have taken off again this morning with some big name releases.

05/14/13

Keen to carve a niche as the leader in large format bottles, Champagne brand Armand de Brignac has released a "Dynastie" collection priced at $500k.

05/14/13

Jane MacQuitty recommends a "great summer red" while Victoria Moore picks out an Australian wine, which she calls "absolutely superb stuff".

05/14/13

Special Guest Margrit Mondavi to Co-Host Dinner in San Francisco

05/14/13

Organisers have said they are 'very pleased' with the auction of Hugh Johnson's wine cellar, which fetched hammer price sales of £88,000.

05/14/13

California's Ridge Vineyards has thrown its weight behind full disclosure of ingredients on wine labels.

05/14/13

Smith Haut-Lafitte and Pichon Baron head a fresh flurry of Bordeaux 2012 wine releases, as this year's campaign continues to lack vigour.

05/14/13

Chinese architect Wengcheng Li has acquired Chateau La Fleur Jonquet in Graves.

05/14/13

With growth in global wine sales waning, Spanish wine makers have introduced better quality and more attractive pricing to woo customers.

05/14/13

The Rangers have said little publicly about the financial angles of the alcohol election or the other options they could have considered. Team officials have generally emphasized this as a way to give them more flexibility to serve fans.

05/14/13

Wine retailers, once cautious about the idea are suddenly eager to stock organic wine. A smattering of selections has burgeoned in recent years, crowding store displays.

05/14/13

Both sides were at the negotiating table Monday trying to avert a Victoria Day weekend liquor store strike.

05/14/13

On Thursday, May 9 the vested interests in Ontario's beverage alcohol industry gathered at an Economic Club of Canada luncheon at Toronto's Delta Chelsea Hotel to hear why the province should move to a mixed public/private retail model of selling wine, beer and spirits.

05/14/13

The leaders of British Columbia's two main parties headed into a sprint to get their message out Monday, one day before the finish line would deliver one of them a victory.

05/14/13

McDonnell planted a total of about 15 hops vines on the grounds of the governor's Richmond mansion Monday and expects a harvest from the 2-year-old cascade vines this August.

05/14/13

As the massive task of cleaning up after more than 100,000 rock fans got underway Monday in Napa, BottleRock organizers declared the event a success and said it will return on Mother's Day weekend next year, albeit for fewer days.

05/14/13

South African wine exports are poised to beat their 2012 record this year following high yields and on demand for premium vintages from North America and Asia, industry executives and growers said.

05/14/13

Want to start a fight at a wine tasting? Just mention "oak."

05/14/13

The present wine world will soon go the way of the dinosaur. Welcome to the great wine scare of 2013.

05/14/13

In 1986, an amnesty law gave legal status and a path to citizenship to unauthorized residents. Today's mass legalization would occur in a much different economic and demographic climate.

05/14/13

Total Wine & More, which now has 90 units in 15 states, plans to have growler stations installed in about 20 of its stores by year-end.

05/14/13

News Corp CEO purchases estate and winery in Los Angeles' Bel Air area; asking price was $29.5 million