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Sunday, November 23rd

07/08/13

As the summer days stretch long and hot, and grapes thicken with sugar on the vine, wineries are clamoring to ensure they'll have enough space in tanks and barrels to fit the fruits of an early harvest

07/08/13

Under current study is whether Ethephon, a spray used to promote berry color, is largely responsible.

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The meeting will provide data and statistics about current export programs and a chance for attendees to speak with vintners and partners in other countries.

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Wine regions have been developing across the country, as diverse landscapes and weather patterns allow states to grow a variety of grapes.

07/08/13

In a Siena court ruling on May 15, Tuscan wine producer Argiano was absolved of all charges involving the 2003 Brunello wine scandal.

07/08/13

The Moutai Group, owners of Chateau Loudenne in Saint-Yzans-de-Medoc since April 2013, are planning to open a luxury hotel on the property.

07/08/13

With just over two weeks remaining, organisers are issuing a final call for entries into this year's Decanter Asia Wine Awards, as the submission phase draws to a close.

07/08/13

Wooing New York's fashionable wine drinkers has been a big part of the export success currently being enjoyed by France's smallest wine region.

07/08/13

The Antique Wine Company has signed its first ever exclusivity agreement for the UK and has opened an office in the Philippines.

07/08/13

Fine wine markets were flat but steady in June after the disappointing en primeur campaign, but there is unlikely to be a quick return to prosperity for former leading estates.

07/08/13

June saw a distinct lack of direction on the fine wine indices according to Liv-ex but a two year retrospective of leading Bordeaux estates shows how strong the Right Bank is.

07/08/13

The Beautiful South tasting, a joint initiative between the generic bodies for Argentina, Chile and South Africa, has shot past its exhibitor target two months before the event takes place.

07/08/13

If you are thinking about hosting or attending a Fourth of July party this week, here's our guide to some red, white and blue drinks for you.

07/08/13

Drinks giant Edrington has announced a rise in pre-tax profits for the year so far, driven by its Scotch category.

07/08/13

Will Lyons picks out a wine which is "what great California Chardonnay is all about" while Rebecca Murphy recommends a wine that "has everything you could want from a rosé".

07/08/13

Californian brand, Barefoot Wine, has extended its beach clean activity and turned its attention inland to the UK's mountains.

07/08/13

GrapePip.com "the eBay of the wine world" is looking to increase its buyer platform after seeing a demand from merchants to ease the pressure on their cellars.

07/08/13

Tesco is this week adding over 30 new lines to its premium spirits range in selected stores including Kavalan, a Taiwanese whisky.

07/08/13

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has signed an agreement to purchase the White Hills vineyard in Tamar Valley, Tasmania from Brown Brothers with the final purchase expected to go through in late July 2013.

07/08/13

Scotland's largest independent drinks distributor, Inverarity Morton, has appointed Guy Chatfield director of wine sales.

07/08/13

Alternative wine closures and oxygen management technology company Nomacorc has launched a new generation portable NomaSense "oxygen analyser" system for wine.

07/08/13

Vic Rallo and Tony Verdoni are doing just that. Blending generations by writing a book together, doing a TV show together called "Eat! Drink! Italy!" -- and basically finishing each other's sentences.

07/08/13

Output may rise to 46.6 million hectoliters (1.2 billion gallons) from 41.4 million hectoliters in 2012, the Paris-based Agriculture Ministry wrote in an online report today. The outlook is uncertain as vines are still flowering following cold weather, the report showed.

07/08/13

A drop in the Australian dollar is set to help major Australian wine exporter Casella's stay out of financial trouble.

07/08/13

"Natural" is a small but growing category in wine, signaling biodynamic, organic or vegan winemaking practices. But Lettie Teague wonders: Is the movement about taste or just ideology?

07/08/13

Mumm Napa was named the official sparkling wine of the America's Cup Summer of Racing in San Francisco. From this week's opening ceremonies through the final races in September, Mumm Napa sparkling wines will be on hand, the Rutherford company said in a news release.

07/08/13

Davis Estates was previously approved for 20,000 gallons in 2002.

07/08/13

Rouge Sucette is only 75 percent wine, the rest is sugar, water and cola.

07/08/13

Vineyard managers say grapes handled recent heat well.

07/08/13

Grapes from governor's Executive Mansion included in special red wine blend, 1813, to mark 200th anniversary of landmark.

07/08/13

Last week, Gov. Tom Corbett's dream of privatizing liquor sales in Pennsylvania went down in flames, as state senators couldn't agree on a plan to get the commonwealth out of the booze business.

07/08/13

State lawmakers extended a lifeline this year to small liquor stores who had struggled under the new privatization rules, but that change has also opened the door for large retailers to ask for the same break.

07/08/13

My Greek host had lured me to Switzerland with the promise of a complete vertical of Pétrus, famously the most expensive red bordeaux of all…

07/08/13

As American palettes have evolved from Budweiser to Brunello di Montalcino, wineries have popped up in all 50 states.

07/08/13

Also: Kosta Browne buys vines; Mark West, Simi lift Constellation's Q1

07/08/13

The London-based premium drinks company launches a project to empower Chinese women in response to Chinese consumers' growing interest in businesses' philanthropic activities.