French wine production is forecast to rise 11 percent this year, less than predicted a month ago on poor flowering and berry development in regions including Bordeaux and Burgundy. The forecast for Champagne was raised.
Research published today in the highly respected international journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B clearly demonstrates that at least five and as many as nine species of tropical fruit flies, including the infamous Medfly, are permanently established in California and inexorably spreading, despite more than 30 years of intervention and nearly 300 state-sponsored eradication programs aimed at the flies.
The oppressive clout wielded by our provincial liquor boards claimed another victim in the Canadian wine industry at the recent premiers' meeting known as the Council of the Federation. At issue is a jurisdictional squabble that reaches beyond the issue of permitting the inter-provincial shipments of wine. The bigger picture is lost in the headlines.
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The first of the blasts occurred in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) when a bike parked outside a wine store near the Cineplex Cinema on Sea View, exploded as a result of a small improvised device blowing up. At least one person received minor injuries as a result of the blast.
The Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain, renowned for its extensive wine collection and large number of half-bottles, will reopen with a launch party on 18 November following the completion of a £45 million restoration project.
The retailer earned $5.3 million, or 23 cents per diluted share, for the three-month period ended June 30. That compared with $4.8 million, or 21 cents per diluted share, for the same period a year earlier.
Mobile sales app developer Ai2 today announced that Martignetti Companies, a wine and spirits wholesale distributor covering all of New England, will deploy Ai2s ProSel® application for sales force automation on iPad.
Wine drinkers are particular. They believe fine reds and whites should be uncorked at the table and dispensed by a human hand. That belief - or display of snobbishness, as he calls it - is the greatest obstacle for Jean-François Bieler to overcome.