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  Daily News for Wednesday, August 28th
Tasting Wine Cultivars by Region: Researchers in Northeast evaluate wines from the multi-state NE 1020 project

Scientists at approximately 15 universities that focus on viticulture-based research came together to organize and develop a standardized viticulture protocol to evaluate the performance of both existing and emerging wine grape varieties across the upper Midwest and the East

'Smoke taint' making winemakers nervous
While smoke from the Rim Fire hangs thick in the air over the foothills, winemakers across Calaveras County may be wondering whether smoke may permeate the fruit and potentially influence the flavor of this year's wines.
Rupert Murdoch Closing on LA Winery Purchase for $28.8 Million
News Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch is closing Tuesday on the purchase of an estate and winery called Moraga Vineyards in Los Angeles' Bel Air neighborhood for $28.8 million, according to listing agent Jim Kline.
Viansa put up for sale
Viansa Winery, the hilltop estate founded by the Sebastiani family that struggled under a series of ownership changes, is up for sale again.
China: Changyu unveils €70m Chateau Changyu Moser XV winery
Leading Chinese wine producer Changyu has unveiled a new €70m winery in Ningxia province - and named it after the company's Austrian winemaking consultant.
Napa Valley Grapegrowers' 6th Sold-Out Harvest STOMP Event Celebrates Napa's 2013 Harvest - Raised More than $600,000 (Press Release)
675 Napa Valley Wine Aficionados Kicked-off Harvest Season at Trinchero Family Estates
Sonoma Wine Weekend: Sneak peek at wine auction lots
The live auction will be at Chateau St. Jean winery in Kenwood. Here's a peek at the auction lots expected to be the most hotly contested
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend: Trio of honorees in the spotlight:
Phil Coturri, owner of Sonoma's Enterprise Vineyards, is the honorary winegrower chair; the Gallo family with its E & J Gallo Winery arm in Healdsburg is the honorary vintner chair; and Sondra Bernstein, owner of Sonoma's Girl & the Fig, is the honorary culinary chair
Napa Valley Vintners Continues Fight to Prevent Consumer Deception (Press Release)
The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) announced it has obtained certification mark protection for the Napa Valley name in the country of Norway, another milestone for the trade association in its efforts to protect consumers from deceptive wine labeling practices.
SSU Professor Liz Thach Receives Fulbright Specialists Award to Teach Wine Business in Argentina
Thach is the Korbel Professor of Wine Business at Sonoma State University.
Catch the Crush in Yakima Valley, Oct. 12-13
State's first wine growing region celebrates harvest
9th Annual Denver International Wine Festival November 6-10
Festival offers award-winning vintners, White House and local celeb chefs, and a Julia Child Champagne Tribute this year.
WA: Legend Cellars grand opening Sept. 4-8
The festivities will start with an open house from 5-7 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 4, following a ribbon cutting ceremony by the Manson Chamber of Commerce at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7 feature a mini-seminar, "Vermouth vs. Port" at 2 p.m. each day."
New Zealand wine exports hit new revenue high
Exports of New Zealand wine hit record revenue levels over the past year, but volumes were down thanks to the small 2012 grape harvest, according to a new report.
Wine Library forced to stop selling in NY
The New York State Liquor Authority has ordered prominent New Jersey wine retailer Wine Library to stop selling wine to customers in New York state.
Wide world of online wine
While small online wine retailers struggle to survive, the big names surge ahead with new ideas to keep their web customers satisfied.
Tempe company gives old wine bottles new life - for a good cause
A Tempe company is bottling up some goodwill, as it recycles used wine bottles, then sells them to raise money for Phoenix Children's Hospital.
New York alcohol regulators ban New Jersey wine retailer from selling in state
Gary Vaynerchuk, the owner of the Wine Library, created an entrepreneurial empire with his national wine outlet and creation of his popular webcast series, Wine Library TV.
Myth: Millennials are driving fine wine sales
Not so. According to Silicon Valley Bank's Rob McMillan (an informative guy to follow if you like to stay up to speed on wine industry trends), this is not true. He calls it the "Millennial Myth."
Santa Barbara winery ordinance changes up for comment
Round Two of Santa Barbara County's winery ordinance workshops begins Thursday in Los Olivos with Long Range Planning staff looking for public comments on conceptual changes to the existing ordinance.
Winemaker's Journal - Big wineries getting bigger
The growth impacts the wine industry at every level creating work for machinery fabricators, wine distributors and advancing knowledge and technique for other wineries that increase business for other wine-related businesses.
Weak rand encourages wine exports
Also the northern hemisphere's harvest was poor this year. It had rained all summer in Europe, which affected the harvest.
Improved supply chain to promote South African wine: study
An improving supply chain could help South African wine industry and raise the country's economic competitiveness, according to a study released on Tuesday.
Commentary: SLO Water Politics vs. The Geopolitics of Food and Water`
One would think that if the Gibson and Hill were really concerned about the water problem they would have ordered an empirical study of the problem an economic impact study of the ordinance and propose both short and long-term solutions.
BC: Chilly reception to liquor store fridges
More BC Liquor Stores will soon carry refrigerated beer and wine. The pilot project is part of Victoria's ongoing review of provincial liquor laws and will bring walk-in coolers to seven government retailers this fall.
UC Davis Grad Takes 2013 Outstanding Young Farmer Award
The Sonoma County Harvest Fair named UC Davis Grad Tyler Klick as its 2013 Outstanding Young Farmer
It's payback time as bountiful Britain basks in a tide of plenty
Britain's fruit trees are making up for a miserable early summer with an abundant harvest of berries, apples and tomatoes
Top wines in the Asian media
Sarah Wong recommends an "elegant and well-balanced" Champagne, while the Wine Times lists a wine that is "excellent" with Chinese food.
Chardonnay: 'texture is paramount'
Bouchard Père et Fils head winemaker Philippe Prost on what makes Chardonnay great and inspirational expressions of the grape.
Event Watch: Taste Of The Nations
Calling all Beijing oenophiles: on September 14, wine importer and distributor Torres China will be hosting its annual "Taste of the Nations" event at the luxe Swissotel Beijing in Chaoyang.
Bill Foley acquires minority interest in wine distributor Epic Wines
Foley Family Wines founder Bill Foley has acquired a stake in Epic Wines, a Capitola-based wholesaler that imports and distributes wines in California, for an undisclosed amount.
Laura Clay on how Bordeaux is taking on the New World - at last!
As an accredited Bordeaux tutor, Médoc ambassador, claret drinker, Bordeaux Blanc lover, sweetie fanatic and occasional primeur buyer, I'd really quite like the Bordeaux bashing bandwagon to come to an end.
S.F. tech companies shake up wine-buying experience
Bay Area startups are developing new websites and apps to help connect wine drinkers with little-known wines
Craft beer boom may be slowing, study predicts
The rapid growth the craft brewing industry has experienced since the end of the Great Recession could slow to less than half its current pace over the next five years.
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