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07/29/13

Device taps wine bottles without causing contents to decay

07/29/13

More misery for French grape growers as hailstones "the size of prunes" hit vineyards.

07/29/13

After cool temperatures slowed ripening and kept grapes on the vine until fall in recent years, growers in the nation's premier wine region are facing a heat wave that has made for one of the earliest harvests in recent memory.

07/29/13

China and the European Union have agreed there is a "window for discussions" to try to resolve accusations that Europe is dumping wine in China, the EU's trade chief said on Monday.

07/29/13

It had been on my radar for awhile," said Sinor, who declined to disclose the purchase price. "We have owned a small winery since 1997, and now we have an estate vineyard. It was a logical progression for the company."

07/29/13

Hoffman Family Cellars and Ask4 Entertainment announced the electric "Headbanger" brand will be the official wine of Shiprocked 2014.

07/29/13

Born in 1941, Dourthe was an oenologist and ampelographer who worked as winemaker at Dourthe Freres negociant house in the 1960s, before leaving for Chile where he became a viticultural expert for the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.

07/29/13

Dick Vermeil, Super Bowl-winning Coach and two-time NFL Coach-of-the-Year, and winemaker Paul Smith have announced the opening of the Vermeil Wines Tasting Room. Located at 1018 First Street in Napa, visitors to the tasting room can sample the selection of fine wines from Vermeil Wines.

07/29/13

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Marchesi Antinori announced today that they have promoted Darel Allwine to head winemaker of Col Solare.

07/29/13

Specialist winemaking equipment is currently being installed in London Cru, a unique boutique winery, which is being built in an old gin distillery in Earl's Court.

07/29/13

Forget about "terroir."Lettie Teague investigates the meaning of the descriptor of the moment.

07/29/13

Winemakers in AOC Saint Emilion Grand Cru have tightened quality controls surrounding their bottling, with new plans to test wines after bottling, and again at five years old starting from the 2014 vintage.

07/29/13

The trend for lower alcohol wines in Europe is a response to the global success of Australia's rich, ripe reds, according to the chief winemaker of Wolf Blass.

07/29/13

Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the rather scary results show that averting beemageddon will be much more difficult than previously thought.

07/29/13

The bustle of crush can create a breeding ground for dangerous microorganisms.