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06/05/13

Half of the top 20 brands belong to Gallo and Constellation

06/05/13

"We queried a few nurseries about how it's going, eliciting responses from John Duarte, president of Duarte Nursery in Hughson, and Dustin Hooper, sales manager at Vintage Nurseries in Wasco."

06/05/13

Attendees will spend June 6-8 learning about social media and blogging, while at the same time experiencing wine country and "live Tweeting" as they go. The Penticton Lakeside Resort will be the hub of the conference as the host hotel, with a packed schedule of seminars, wine tastings and menus overseen by the resort's award-winning chef, Chris Remington.

06/05/13

Court clears way for Washington state residential-commercial development.

06/05/13

Molly Chappellet (Chappellet Winery), Beth Milliken (Spottswoode Winery), Joy Sterling (Iron Horse Vineyards) and Eileen Crane (CEO, Domaine Carneros) are all part of A Woman's Palate

06/05/13

Brown-Forman, producer and marketer of Sonoma-Cutrer wines, has launched a new wine, Late Harvest Chardonnay, as the first limited edition bottling under the Sonoma-Cutrer Winemaker's Release Series.

06/05/13

A big drug firm seems less interested in resveratrol-related research; grapes offer heart benefits.

06/05/13

Better knowledge, equipment and materials have all contributed to an advancing wine industry, but the more recent decade or two has brought out the real potential that can be found.

06/05/13

We all know the old wine classics. But do we have new ones?

06/05/13

New Zealand's Ascension Wine Estate is up for sale after having fallen into receivership.

06/05/13

Hi-Spirits has announced it will take over the distribution of the Blavod portfolio of spirits brands in the UK and Ireland from this month.

06/05/13

Actress Kate Hudson and her rock star fiancé Matt Bellamy of Muse have become the latest in a steady stream of celebrities to enter the wine business.

06/05/13

UK fine wine merchant Goedhuis is once again holding its Summer Rosé tasting to raise money for the Starlight Children's Foundation.

06/05/13

Although beyond the control of the Champenois, one positive development in the region over the last decade has been a kinder climate.

06/05/13

According to a report in the Marlborough Express, investors Min Jia and Xiumei Lin acquired the business from insolvency practitioner Deloitte after Awatere Valley-based Otuwhero Estate Wines went into receivership in September 2010.

06/05/13

Wine was being made in France as early as the 5th Century BC, according to a new study of archaeological evidence found on the Mediterranean coast near Montpellier.

06/05/13

Vineyards in the Santa Maria Valley are growing well. With growers here drawing their irrigation water from deep wells, the vines are showing no adverse effects so far from below average rainfall

06/05/13

So far it's a season for the books for wine grape grower Jon Ruel, chief operating officer for Trefethan Family Vineyards.

06/05/13

New event changing its name in an attempt to settle lawsuit

06/05/13

A winery worker suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning at a warehouse on Kirkland Ranch Road in south Napa County after the bolt of a 7,500-gallon steel tank filled with red wine failed, according to CalFire/Napa County Fire.

06/05/13

The Wine Road introduces a new online concierge, to help with planning.

06/05/13

When wine sales in Greece dropped 60 percent in two years, winemakers began sending some of their best wines abroad, wines that local Greeks would have lapped up in the past.

06/05/13

Lorenzo Lizarralde, owner of Chateau Aeronautique Winery in Rives Township, said his business quickly outgrew its gazebo wine tasting room for his guests. He said he has been requesting a building permit from the township to enlarge his gazebo tasting room, to no avail.

06/05/13

Planners deliberating on whether a giant wind turbine can be built near an ancient pilgrimage site in Co Derry will fully consider the potential impact on Christian heritage, Stormont's Environment minister has vowed.

06/05/13

Terlato Wines, the leading marketer of luxury wines in the United States, today announced a long-term agreement to import and market the wines of Cusumano, a leader in the quality revolution that has recently made Sicily one of the world's most exciting wine regions.

06/05/13

Panache Beverages Inc., a New York-based alcoholic beverage company, has acquired Empire Winery and Distillery in Hudson.

06/05/13

Miraval Rose is the first vintage from the actors' project and is made in partnership with the Perrin family of Chateau de Beaucastel at Château Miraval in France, which was purchased by the couple for around €40m.

06/05/13

Henry pioneered the use of a 'ripening room' at his family's Escondido farm. The method, now an industry standard, allows markets to sell fruit that is ready to eat or close to it.

06/05/13

Black Box Intelligence analyzes the results of the latest Restaurant Industry Snapshot.

06/05/13

The chairman of the Pennsylvania state senate committee vetting liquor privatization legislation says he expects to offer his own bill in about two weeks, now that his panel has held the last of three hearings on the issue.

06/05/13

China's nouveau riche millionaires, wealthy princelings and bribegiving business executives may soon find their wallets a little thinner: The price tag for French Champagnes and Burgundies, Italian Barolos and Pinot Grigios and other European wines may soon rise in mainland Chinese stores

06/05/13

After a final hearing on privatizing state liquor sales, the chairman of a key Senate committee said Tuesday he will unveil a plan that departs from the House proposal with less than two weeks to negotiate differences before Gov. Tom Corbett's requested deadline.

06/05/13

The H-1B increases have already proved to be contentious.