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Tuesday, September 2nd

05/15/13

Limits on transporting alcohol from U.S. to Canada pose problem for organizers.

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The proposed legislation would make it more difficult for alcohol suppliers to sever their relationships with distributors by deeming those relationships as "franchises."

05/15/13

Bacchus Capital Management buys Panther Creek and a stake in DeLille Cellars

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

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Can wine taste of minerals? This idea has exploded onto the wine scene in just the past few years. It used to be that certain wines were described as being "steely," "austere," "lean" and the like, but suddenly "minerality" is the thing.

05/15/13

The Wildewood and Domaine Loubejac properties near Monmouth comprise 385 acres of pinot noir and pinot gris plantings. That's in addition to 185 acres (an acre is the area of a football field) under the company's control near McMinnville.

05/15/13

Mission is to Find and Implement Solutions for Paso Robles Groundwater

05/15/13

As if the glassy-winged sharpshooter wasn't worry enough, here comes the zigzag leafhopper.

05/15/13

Dr. Joseph Michelli to headline ShipCompliant DIRECT conference

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Oregon Pinot Gris is gathering national awareness, and the effort to increase understanding continues with the Third Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Oak Knoll Winery.

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The Sonoma State Wine Business Certificate Series has attracted participants from across the US and as far away as China, Peru, India, France, Italy and New Zealand. The lessons learned are facilitating shared business developments around the globe, according to wine industry faculty member Tim Hanni, M.W, who teaches the 4-week introduction and 8-week intermediate levels of the three-level certificate.

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Between them, the two bodies have invested a total of A$33-36m a year over the last three years in research and development, market development, export advice, regulation, information and analysis

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One of LISW's principle tenets is that wineries should work in harmony with the natural world to build a community between vineyards, workers and the land.

05/15/13

Head to one of Tennessee's many wineries this summer and take in a deep breath of country air.

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Chilean winery Casa Silva has produceded its first, super premium, sparkling wine, Fevor, using the traditional method.

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The Recipe is a 2012 red wine from South Australia. It is made up of 50% Shiraz, 30% Grenache, and 20% Petit Verdot.

05/15/13

Jancis Robinson MW has become only the fourth woman to become an honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Vintners.

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Tesco's wine team will again give suppliers the chance to pitch their business for potential listings at next week's London International Wine Fair (LIWF).

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Diageo has launched Tequila Don Julio 1942, which will be available in high-end bars, restaurants and spirits retailers in the UK through Coe Vintners, and has an rrp of £115.

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Quinta do Noval has added its name to the plethora of port producers declaring a vintage for 2011.

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As marketing budgets diminish in the UK wine trade, brand owners and importers are investing more in label design to attract consumers.

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Despite some woe-laden headlines there are still compelling reasons to visit the London Wine Fair.

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Rupert Murdoch, the founder and CEO of News Corporation is moving into the wine business, after purchasing a vineyard in Los Angeles.

05/15/13

Bordeaux en primeur releases continued this morning with Léoville and Langoa Barton and Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande - but the cuts are still minimal.

05/15/13

Wine Australia chief executive Andrew Cheesman is stepping down as the organisation prepares to merge with the country's Grape & Wine Research & Development Corporation (GWRDC).

05/15/13

Chateau de Pic in the Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux, Chateau l'Enclos in Sainte Foy la Grande and Chateau Patarabet in Saint Emilion are the latest Bordeaux estates to reportedly pass into the hands of Asian investors.

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French Senator Yves Daudigny is looking for support for a new tax on wine sold in France.

05/15/13

A new eBook warning of the dangers of counterfeit wines has just been published online.

05/15/13

Consumers don't need-or want-centralized gatekeepers telling them what they should or shouldn't drink. Consumers still need advisors, of course, but when today's consumers want information, they're willing to look past professional critics and instead turn to friends and trusted networks.

05/15/13

Half a dozen mothers from Sebastopol and its countryside quickly rallied hundreds of people to their side to challenge Sonoma County's Paul Hobbs Winery.

05/15/13

That was made clear earlier this afternoon during the second of three hearings by the Senate Law and Justice Committee focused on the retail aspects of getting the state out of the business of selling alcohol.

05/15/13

In 2012, wine exports increased in volume by 17 percent to 365 million liters and in value by 10.15 percent, reaching US$920.4 million.

05/15/13

163 Wine Rack locations across Ontario to remain open during strike

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Senators voted Tuesday to weaken current immigration law that requires biometric checks of all visitors to the U.S., arguing that it would be too expensive to follow through and could end up keeping illegal immigrants from getting citizenship.

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A second hearing in front of Pennsylvania state senators Tuesday on the liberalization of wine, beer and liquor laws appeared to solidify support for legislation that would allow private-sector sales of wine and liquor, but would not end every aspect of state control.

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Senators on the Judiciary Committee spent their second full day slogging through proposed amendments to the bipartisan immigration overhaul. Tuesday's subject was the method of awarding visas for those wanting to come here to study and work

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Cassandra Skinner, the chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission for the past three years, says she'll resign effective June 30

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The wine will undergo chemical analysis and expert taste testing to evaluate the ocean-aged wine verses the same aged in warehouses