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Thursday, July 31st

08/26/13

Despite its minor ups and downs, this will be the 19th year of consecutive growth for California's wine industry - as long a boom as any business can hope to have

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There is an increased level of activity, especially in the last 12 to 18 months. Quite a few more vineyards, wineries and vineyard estates have been sold

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Vintners try to maintain their crops as a country breaks down

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Vintners, Concerned Neighbors Offer Early Reactions; Meetings August 29 and September 17

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The union that represents OLCC workers says it remains concerned and may take the complaints up the chain of command

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Napa County increasingly draws its workforce from outside of the county, particularly in the wine and hospitality industries, according to a new study

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Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Sommelier Stars presented by Rodney Strong Vineyards

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The AWCC believes it is critically important to consumers that as the NYSLA considers how to regulate the new unlicensed "Third Party Providers"

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"We are excited to apply Rolland's encyclopedic knowledge of viticulture and oenology to our own winemaking practices."

08/26/13

State Liquor Authority sends cease-and-desist letter to prominent retailer; sign of an organized crackdown on retailer shipping?

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Barefoot Cellars, the ubiquitous "foot" wine, represents the industry's ultimate Cinderella story. What started out as a quirky Sonoma bulk-wine label metamorphosed into the second most powerful wine brand in the country.

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The SummerWood Inn property, located at the gateway to the westside Paso Robles wine region on Arbor Road and Highway 46 West has recently undergone an extensive ten-month interior and exterior renovation.

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Finding clean plant material is a challenge as nurseries have not been able to supply certified virus-free grapevines to meet the needs of recent vineyard expansion.

08/26/13

Under this year's theme "Thinking Outside the Bottle: Successful Women in the Wine Business," this panel of wine industry leaders will speak about their careers, their paths to success and their advice to those entering or moving up in the industry.

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The Cabernet Sauvignon crushed tonnage increased by 54.2 tons.

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Don't stop short environmental whackos. Cockroaches, fleas, flies and white grubs need your support in trying to ban neonicotinoids.

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An annual survey of consumption habits among China's millionaires has revealed the country's preferred drinks brands for collecting and gifting.

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Peter Finlayson, who has spent the last 24 years as winemaker & general manager of Walker Bay estate Bouchard Finlayson, reveals how he is still exploring new techniques to improve his Chardonnay.

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This week db looks back on a trip to Islay, a party in New York and a 'Carnival of Knowledge' at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Total volume during the 12 months of 2013 increased by 0.3 million cases or 0.9 percent to 32.1 million cases from volume of 31.8 million cases in last year.

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Araujo Estate Wines, in Calistoga, Calif., is a fabulous cult winery that produces about 2,000 cases of cabernet sauvignon annually. In July it was announced that it had been sold to the family of French businessman Francois Pinault through their Artemis Group holding company.

08/26/13

You haven't had too much to drink. Those taps behind the bar really do say "Riesling" and "Cabenet" instead of Budweiser and Michelob.

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Imagine a stock that jumps 25.5% on its first day of trading, coming to rest at $159 a share. Three months later, though, shares tank, plummeting to $54. Now, 17 months after going public, it's worth $58.70.

08/26/13

"Great Muscadet" may read like an oxymoron, but quality Muscadet is actually one of the world's best, if most obscure, bargains. Even today, a bottle from a top producer rarely costs more than $20, and quite a few cost even less.

08/26/13

Lettie Teague on Connecticut Florists That Now Also Sell Wine

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It is growing in popularity in Britain and Australia. But is low-alcohol wine taking off in the D.C. area?

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Following the pattern made famous by Tupperware and Mary Kay cosmetics, Boisset Wine Estates is using home parties to sell wine.

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Hong Kong wine market is "sluggish," but Burgundy is on the rise

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Utah ranks dead-last on a list of wine-friendly states.

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If you aren't starting to make some adjustments in your marketing strategy to Boomers, you will lose your most important current wine buyers, and another winery will pick that consumer up.

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What if you want a nice cold beer?

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Alberta has more liquor stores but prices differ little two decades after end of monopoly.

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Now, the major wine labels are introducing brands that typically come in at an alcohol content of 5.5per cent, which is less than half the normal figure.

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"We as individuals, as winegrowers, or as a community need to focus on what our real gifts and strengths are and pursue a shared vision."

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He will be a panelist at the Business Journal's Impact Napa: Wine conference Thursday in Napa.

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Peter Mondavi Jr. is set to be a panelist at the Business Journal's Impact Napa: Wine conference Thursday in Napa.

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Horse Heaven Hills vineyard brings in unusual varieties; hail storm hits British Columbia.

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The press, courtesy of the University of Maryland, is abuzz with the notion that climate change will result in significant changes in the wine industry.

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The most significant change by tonnage was an increase of 54.2 crushed tons of Cabernet Sauvignon in 2012