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Thursday, October 30th

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France's Burgundy wine region was hit by storms yesterday that damaged as much as 90 percent of vines in growing areas including Pommard and Volnay

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House nearly unanimous in support; Senate expected to follow suit

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In February, MCVGA members embraced a new vision for the organization that focuses locally through enhanced relations with strategic partnerships and places emphasis on supporting a unified brand Monterey

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Wine linked to lower disease-related deaths in men

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Allows wineries to arm their tasting room staff with a POS that can be carried in their pockets

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Focusing primarily on small, new Washington wineries, Impulse Wine offers exceptional, hard-to-find wines to those who sign up to receive its emails-a retail model that has gained traction in the past couple of years

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The agreement covers Gancia's Prosecco, Moscato D'Asti, Moscato Rosé and Asti Spumante

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One case of Oregon wine can fly free as checked baggage on Alaska Airlines, from four Oregon airports, Sept. 10 through Nov. 20. The Oregon Wines Fly Free program is valid on domestic Alaska Airlines return flights from airports in Portland, Eugene, Medford and Redmond, as well as Walla Walla, Wash.

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The Washington Wine Industry Foundation (WWIF) raised over $40,000 at its 13th Annual Wine Cup July 15 at Meadow Springs Country Club in Richland, raising more funds this year than any other Wine Cup.

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Photos from the event

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The 15th annual V Foundation Wine Celebration, designed to raise funds for cancer research, will be held from Aug. 1 through Aug. 3 in the Napa Valley.

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The Napa Valley Wine Library Association will host its annual Winemaker's Seminar on Aug. 10 at the former Copia Center, 500 First St. in Napa.

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Declining economic growth rates, high levels of inflation and protectionist threats are hampering sales of imported wine in Brazil, according to Rabobank.

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A New York wine storage facility flooded during Hurricane Sandy is keeping over 27,000 cases of wine on lockdown, with customers being refused access to their own wine.

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Author, wine writer and wine educator Ray Johnson presided as director of the Wine Awards and announced best of class, best in show and winery of the year.

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Try as he might, Russia's Dr. Strangelove, otherwise known as food security tsar Dr. Gennadiy Onishchenko, has not yet stopped worrying and learned to love a Georgian tomato. Or a peach. Or a bottle of wine.

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Latest member of the European Union has been given early taste of union's more unpalatable laws

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According to Impact Databank, Portugal's bottled table wine shipments to the U.S. have increased by roughly one-third since 2006, rising 3.4 percent to 1 million cases last year.

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Celeb partners with Chateau St. Jean in support of breast cancer charities.

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Opponents and supporters of a small Acampo winery hoping to expand in order to hold more marketing events will speak in front of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors during a meeting in Stockton this afternoon.

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While the lawsuit technically remains open, Kelham and the county are wrapping up a settlement agreement, Rose said. The lawsuit was filed in April.

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A wine processor in Australia's New South Wales has offered its surplus grape marc to farmers in neighbouring Victoria who are struggling to find feed for their cattle.

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A newly developed "wonder pill" said to harness the health-boosting benefits of red wine has been found to undo many of the positive effects of exercise.

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Les Vignerons de Tavel has become the first co-operative in France to be awarded historic monument status.

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A new major update has recently arrived and unlocks a cellar of improvements for the popular wine scanning app Vivino Wine Scanner

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Some believe that compared with Bordeaux, fine Champagne can offer value for money: Dom Perignon 2004 was released earlier this year at around £100 per bottle retail, cheaper than some Bordeaux or Burgundy of similar stature.

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If an expert were to guess the date only by looking at grapes ripening on vines, he or she would most likely say August, even based on what we're seeing in July

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Marketing events a sticking point for boosters, neighbors