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  Daily News for Monday, August 26th
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08/26/13
California wine enjoys a long boom
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
08/26/13
Tony Correia: More M&A deals amid looming grape, vine shortage
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
08/26/13
Making Wine in Wartime Syria
Vintners try to maintain their crops as a country breaks down
08/26/13
Santa Barbara: First Peek at Updated Winery Rules
Vintners, Concerned Neighbors Offer Early Reactions; Meetings August 29 and September 17
08/26/13
Tensions rise at Oregon liquor agency over recorded staff meeting
The union that represents OLCC workers says it remains concerned and may take the complaints up the chain of command
08/26/13
Study finds more of Napa's workforce comes from outside county
Napa County increasingly draws its workforce from outside of the county, particularly in the wine and hospitality industries, according to a new study
08/26/13
Star Sommeliers from across North America Bring Wine Palates and Talent to Sonoma County (Press Release)
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend Sommelier Stars presented by Rodney Strong Vineyards
08/26/13
American Wine Consumer Coalition Urges New York State Liquor Authority to Protect Consumer Interests Instead of Only the Interests of Alcohol Industry Stakeholders (Press Release)
The AWCC believes it is critically important to consumers that as the NYSLA considers how to regulate the new unlicensed "Third Party Providers"
08/26/13
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery Announces Partnership with Michel Rolland (Press Release)
"We are excited to apply Rolland's encyclopedic knowledge of viticulture and oenology to our own winemaking practices."
08/26/13
New York Alcohol Authorities Order Wine Library to Stay Out of Their State
State Liquor Authority sends cease-and-desist letter to prominent retailer; sign of an organized crackdown on retailer shipping?
08/26/13
Barefoot Cellars' sensational growth spurt
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.
08/26/13
SummerWood Announces Re-opening of Wine Country Inn
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.
08/26/13
WAWGG: Highest Threat to Washington Wine
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
Gina Gallo to Headline Women in Wine Celebration at Women for WineSense Event
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.
08/26/13
NASS updates 2012 grape crush figures
The Cabernet Sauvignon crushed tonnage increased by 54.2 tons.
08/26/13
Commentary: Save the cockroaches, flies, fleas, white grubs
Don't stop short environmental whackos. Cockroaches, fleas, flies and white grubs need your support in trying to ban neonicotinoids.
08/26/13
China's super rich reveal their favourite drinks
An annual survey of consumption habits among China's millionaires has revealed the country's preferred drinks brands for collecting and gifting.
08/26/13
Peter Finlayson's quest for great Chardonnay
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.
08/26/13
The week in pictures
This week db looks back on a trip to Islay, a party in New York and a 'Carnival of Knowledge' at the Edinburgh Fringe.
08/26/13
Treasury Wine Estates 2013 net sales up
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.
08/26/13
Are the French starting to realize that the US makes great wine?
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
Raising the bar: Orlando businesses add wine on tap
You haven't had too much to drink. Those taps behind the bar really do say "Riesling" and "Cabenet" instead of Budweiser and Michelob.
08/26/13
Why China's wine exchange is crashing: 110-proof grain alcohol all tastes much the same
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
Muscadet, an Unsung Wine, Comes of Age
"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
Connecticut Blooms With Wine
Lettie Teague on Connecticut Florists That Now Also Sell Wine
08/26/13
Lite wine making lite impact in D.C. region
It is growing in popularity in Britain and Australia. But is low-alcohol wine taking off in the D.C. area?
08/26/13
Boisset selling wine via home parties
Following the pattern made famous by Tupperware and Mary Kay cosmetics, Boisset Wine Estates is using home parties to sell wine.
08/26/13
Burgundy Powers Ahead in Asia
Hong Kong wine market is "sluggish," but Burgundy is on the rise
08/26/13
Wine advocates give Utah lowest marks
Utah ranks dead-last on a list of wine-friendly states.
08/26/13
Are You Adjusting Your Marketing To Boomers?
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.
08/26/13
Wine Has Sommeliers. Now, Beer Has Cicerones
What if you want a nice cold beer?
08/26/13
Liquor privatization: Did Albertans get what was promised?
Alberta has more liquor stores but prices differ little two decades after end of monopoly.
08/26/13
Popular wine brands Banrock Station and Blossom Hill offer 5.5% alcohol versions of drink to the disgust of experts
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.
08/26/13
Bill Harlan: 'First and foremost Napa Valley is an agricultural community'
"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."
08/26/13
Bruce Phillips: Napa Valley grape sourcing is a 'significant concern'
He will be a panelist at the Business Journal's Impact Napa: Wine conference Thursday in Napa.
08/26/13
Peter Mondavi Jr.: 'We cherish this valley and want to maintain it'
Peter Mondavi Jr. is set to be a panelist at the Business Journal's Impact Napa: Wine conference Thursday in Napa.
08/26/13
Northwest Wine Harvest Begins
Horse Heaven Hills vineyard brings in unusual varieties; hail storm hits British Columbia.
08/26/13
Wine industry already changed by climate
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.
08/26/13
NASS updates 2012 grape crush figures
The most significant change by tonnage was an increase of 54.2 crushed tons of Cabernet Sauvignon in 2012
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