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Tuesday, July 29th

08/23/13

UC Davis experts discuss research, best practices for getting to dryness

08/23/13

all three segments within on-premise have decelerated during July and the first part of August

08/23/13

added storage doesn't necessarily result in more irrigation water being made available unless water can make its way from the delta to storage areas to the south

08/23/13

Cliff Lede Vineyards near Yountville will be expanding its production for the second time in two years, after the Napa County Planning Commission approved a 40,000-gallon higher limit Wednesday

08/23/13

Supports Endowment Established at Allan Hancock College

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Patented 187ml Bottles Target Entertainment Venues and Feature Super-Premium Sonoma County Wine

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Scientists plant vineyards with the aim of making wine using techniques from classical Rome described by Virgil

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Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, who writes most state liquor legislation, said Utah's lowest ranking "is a badge of honor. It shows we take seriously the effects of alcohol on society."

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Most of the wine in question - roughly 80 percent - sells for $10 or less per bottle.

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When the Tangled Vine opened on the Upper West Side in 2010, wine bars seemed to be popping up everywhere. These days, it's "brown spirits and craft beers," says partner Bruce Kravetz. Noticing a lack of venues dedicated to such libations, Mr. Kravetz and his partners have opened Barley & Grain.

08/23/13

Indiana Lawmakers are looking at allowing wineries to sell directly to retailers.

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Neighboring states aren't much better off. Indiana and Kentucky prevent direct winery-to-consumer shipping while Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio allow it. All four of those states allow Sunday sales while Indiana does not.

08/23/13

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. (TWE), the world's second-largest traded wine maker, may increase sales this year in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, helped by its Wolf Blass and Lindeman's brands, according to an executive.

08/23/13

Amy Harmon's excellent, recent article in the New York Times describes how the Florida orange juice industry may soon be wiped-out because of a new bacterial disease spread by an introduced insect. It looks like there could be a technology-fix for the problem using genetic engineering. The question is whether the growers will get to apply that solution.

08/23/13

After reading the letter sent by Bruce Cakebread telling ICANN how the 500 members of the Napa Valley Vintners need protection from the new proposed gTLD's of .Wine and .Vin, I walked away thinking that the wine producers of Napa simply missed their chance to apply for .Napa and/or .Wine and now just want to whine about it.

08/23/13

Looking to buy a winery in Paso Robles, a recently launched website not only lists wineries for sale, but provides information on the financial viability and operational requirements of owing your own winery.

08/23/13

Announces K Restaurant and Wine Bar as First Restaurant Partner

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Joe Sobieralski, executive director of the Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance, told the board Monday he had no financial details of the winery's improvement project as yet. He said he'll have those details before the public hearing, which will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the board's regular monthly meeting.

08/23/13

Toronto production company set to shoot in NOTL, region through September

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Clos Pegase Winery and Vineyards in California's Napa Valley has been sold to Vintage Wine Estates for an undisclosed sum.

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London City Bond has been awarded with two perfect audits from the International Organization for Standardization.

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Demand for New Zealand wines remains strong is the message from the New Zealand Winegrowers' Annual Report, with value outpacing volume.

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Fifty Napa Valley Vintners lined the top deck of a US WWII ship used in the Normandy invasion this past week in an event organised around the Louis Vuitton Cup finals of the 34th America's Cup.

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Jon Bonné recommends a Pinot Noir that's a "great balance of style and vintage", while Will Lyons picks out "an absolutely stunning wine".

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Naked Wines has raised £6.4m in revenue to expand its business in the US and Australia.

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Despite his fame and life on the national stage, Vermeil maintained a connection with his Napa Valley roots and, in particular, a lifelong bond with his childhood babysitter

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As the newly affluent Chinese have become consumers of vintage wines, California wine makers are not only eager to tap into the demand, they're also eager to get a foothold in the fine wine market in China

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The hotel invites guests to step back in time to a grander era. Meticulously designed and built by owner Steve Ledson, the hotel is near world-class shopping, spas, restaurants and rich California history