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  Daily News for Monday, August 5th
America Won't Have Enough Grapes To Make All Of The Wine It Wants To Drink
There's a grape shortage developing in the U.S., warns Citi's Gino Rossi and Craig Woolford.
Santa Rosa Press Democrat Viticulture Briefs
The California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance and PG&E will hold a workshop in Mendocino County on energy efficiency in vineyards and wineries -- Seminar on wine market trends -- Sustainability Award of the Year.
Beer or Wine? The Answer May Depend on Your Gender
Overall Americans say they like both about the same, but women still prefer wine.
Sacramento region's wine grape harvest arrives two weeks early
The calendar's barely turned to August but activity's well underway in the region's wine grape vineyards. The annual harvest has arrived about two weeks early compared to a typical year, due to significant summer heat spikes in 2013 and its overall dry growing season.
Supplier News: Labeltronix Marks 20 Years as Southern California's Wine Labeling Leader
Labeltronix, Southern California's leading producer of high quality wine labels, celebrates its 20th year in business this month.
Berger: Good wines made across the continent
A few years ago, the editor of a national magazine based in Washington, D.C., asked if I could write a monthly wine column for him.
WI: Pizza Man opens at 250 wines by glass, bottle
Owner Mike Amidzich says they are starting with about 250 wines by the glass or bottle. And he predicts they'll be adding 10 wines a month. New to the mix are also keg wines.
CT: Florist pairs wine and bouquets
Business is one of a dozen in state with permit to sell and deliver floral arrangements with wine.
Just Don't Mention the Champagne
English sparkling wine is a dry, delicate delight. The mistake is expecting it to taste like Champagne.
Araujo Winery Acquisition Ups French Stake
The purchase of the Napa vineyard by Chateau Latour owner is estimated at more than $100 million.
The Ten Most Unusual Spots to Sip Wine
Indulge your wine wanderlust with this list of astonishing settings in which to sip vino.
TN wine supporters 'celebrate' new study
Proponents of allowing wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets and convenience stores are touting a new study that they say suggests that the change would not be linked to increased crime or traffic fatalities.
Caymus Pays $1 Million for Alleged Violations of Napa County Rules
Napa Valley winery accused of bottling too much wine on-site; will settle and move bottling operations.
Theo Rosenbrand, Retired Napa Winemaker, Dies
Dutch immigrant started as cellar rat under André Tchelistcheff and retired as a respected winemaker.
'Dangerous' Spanish wine seized by Chinese officials
As many as 2,500 bottles of imported Spanish wine have been destroyed by officials at the Xiamen port in China after being found to contain dangerously high levels of iron.
NZ producer expands into Marlborough
New Zealand producer Cable Bay Vineyards has added 28 hectares to its portfolio with the purchase of two sites in the lower Awatere Valley region of Marlborough.
A Taste Of Mexico's Wine Country
Just a two-hour drive south of San Diego across the Mexican border lies a peaceful Baja California valley brimming with ripened grapes, delicious wines and gourmet cuisine concocted from the freshest of fresh local ingredients.
Canada: Interprovincial trade in wine should be free
As vacationers travel around Canada this summer, here is a question to ponder for those who sip fine Canadian wine: why do so many provincial politicians oppose free trade in wine among the provinces?
WOW: Top Ten Women of Wine in India 2013 -Ritu Dalmia of Diva
In the third article of the Series we bring you the author, TV presenter and the celebrity restaurateur, Ritu Dalmia-owner of several restaurants anchored around the Italian Diva Restaurant know for its excellent wine list, prices and service. We shall consolidate in a single article when all the ten WOW have been listed.
Russian Standard acquires 94.1% stake in Gancia sparkling wine
Russian Standard previously acquired a 70% stake in Gancia, which was founded in 1850 by Carlo Gancier, in 2011.
Vodka King Stocks Up on Italian Wine
Rustam Tariko, the owner of Russian Standard vodka, has increased his controlling share in the Italian wine maker Gancia and is expected to buy out the rest of the company in the near future.
Wine Festival Tops August Events in Baja
Baja's much-anticipated annual Vendimia (wine harvest) Festival is in full swing this month. Some events are already sold out, but there are still many opportunities to join in the fun.
More People Than Ever Choose Wine Over Beer: Did Wine's Health Benefits Win Over Drinkers?
Choosing between wine and beer for any occasion has always been a fun and fiery subject for debate, even if beer is preferred by most drinking Americans. But in recent years, wine has become a part of the American way of life more than ever before.
Thomas Jefferson, Donald Trump Share Love of Grapes in Virginia
More than 150 years before California had vineyards, settlers in Jamestown, Virginia were crushing grapes.
Custom crush operation opens at 'crucial time' for Arizona wine growers
Arizona's newest custom crush facility will process between 170 and 200 tons of grapes this fall, making it one of the largest commercial winemaking facilities in the state.
Punch Drunk On Treasury Wine?
Treasury Wine Estates has taken a few hits on the chin recently, none the least being a hefty inventory write-down.
Mid State Fair to Give Paso Robles an Economic Boost
The California Mid State Fair is bringing thousands of people to Paso Robles and it's helping the local economy. Banners of local wineries cover the ceilings at one area of the fair. Some might ask what would a fair in Paso Robles be without wine?
MA: Winery gets license for Pittsfield Downtown Farmers Market
The Pittsfield Downtown Farmers Market will have a new flavor -- in more than one sense of the word -- beginning this coming Saturday. That's when Balderdash Cellars will begin offering samples of its wines and bottles for sale.
UK: Sussex Vineyard Announces Launch of Sister Distillery
A Sussex winery has announced the creation of an artisan spirits range that includes a premium award-winning Sussex dry gin.
Chinese firm buys South African wine estate
Yangzhou-based Perfect China has made the Asian country's first investment in South Africa's wine industry, acquiring the Val de Vie estate in the Western Cape in a deal expected to boost exports of South African wine to the Far East.
Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory sends samples of wine rejected by Belarus as of low-quality to independent labs
Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory (Crimea), one of the largest winemaking companies in Ukraine, has sent samples of Legenda Inkermana wime, sales of which were recently were stopped by Belarus, to accredited independent laboratories for testing, reads a report of the Inkerman International Group, which incorporates Inkerman Vintage Wine Factory.
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