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Sunday, September 21st

08/30/13

The most suspenseful lot was the Fund-the-Future offering, where a group of bidders pooled their efforts to raise $691,250 to raise local literacy rates. The total dwarfs last year's special needs lot at $264,000

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At the sold-out Taste of Sonoma on Saturday, 2,500 people - the same as last year - gathered at Healdsburg's MacMurray Ranch to sip and graze with organizers intent on showcasing the county as a hotbed of artisan food and wine

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Five More Vines Test Positive in Classic Foundation Block

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Economist says wages and lack of housing will force Napa wineries and vineyards to get competitive

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Eyler noted other changes in the labor pool in Napa County. By 2040, approximately 163,000 people will live in Napa County, compared to the 136,484 that reside here today

08/30/13

The magazine announces its 2013 nominations for the coveted award.

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The Wine and Spirit Education Trust has announced this afternoon the sudden death of marketing manager Chris Kelly.

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Revisions Result Of Talks With Members Of Wine Industry, Concerned Neighbors

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From now through October, the company will celebrate wines of South Africa that offer popular fruit-forward styles with the restrained elegance of the Old World.

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The problem of fakes is particularly acute in Asia, where the market for fine wine has boomed thanks to the rise of a new wealthy class amid strong economic growth in the region in recent years. Hong Kong now rivals New York and London as the world's most active center for wine auctions.

08/30/13

Progressive family wine company takes a systematic approach to streamline the importing process.

08/30/13

The governor's office said Thursday that the event is scheduled for Oct. 28 at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.

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Under the agreement, SurePure's technology will be employed to process Namaqua's grape juice concentrate, providing SurePure with an entry into the bulk wine market.

08/30/13

TPT increased the number of berries set per bunch by an average of 24 percent when compared with matched control blocks.

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Napa Valley wine business leaders Alex Ryan (Duckhorn Wine Company), Ning Zhang (Purlieu Wines) and Erle Martin (Crimson Wine Group) have joined Sonoma State University's Wine Business Institute board of directors, enhancing an already distinguished line-up of experienced wine industry professionals.

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Foley Family Wines Appoints Epic Wines as a California Distributor

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Palmer & Co., a 1920s-style bar, draws cocktail drinkers and oenophiles alike. Ten seasonal reds and whites, and 25 bottles of sparkling wines and Champagnes, are backed by hundreds of wines, spanning Argentina, Western Australia, Burgundy and Epernay.

08/30/13

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue.

08/30/13

The neighbor bought his own cannon for about $250 and launched a counterassault.

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This major shift in agriculture came about after the federal government eliminated the tobacco farmers' quota system as consumer demand waned, a blow that was softened through Tobacco Transition Program grants in 2008, funded by fines paid by tobacco companies for smuggling offences.

08/30/13

With this year's conditions cooler and dryer than the banner year of 2012, Niagara's grape crop needs to stay on the vine a bit longer to reach full maturity, say researchers at Brock University's Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute.

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Tuesday's landmark decision by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors to impose emergency land-use restrictions to protect the Paso Robles groundwater basin begins the lengthy and complicated process of finding a permanent solution to the North County's dwindling aquifers.

08/30/13

Eric Asimov recommends a wine that offers "just about everything we could want in a dry riesling," while Fred Tasker picks out a "youthful and lively" Sauvignon Blanc.

08/30/13

High alcohol consumption before a woman's first pregnancy may raise the risk of her developing breast cancer, new research suggests.

08/30/13

A Rioja masterclass in London proved that, despite the greater expense, French oak doesn't always give better results than American barrels.

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Pernod Ricard has reported a "solid performance" in its 2012/13 results, delivering a 6% profit increase despite domestic decline and a slowdown in China.

08/30/13

The calls to boycott Italian winemaker Fulvio Bressan's wines following a racially explicit tirade against Italy's first black minister have been growing.

08/30/13

Champagne Gosset has unveiled new packaging for its entry level cuvée Brut Excellence as part of a wider presentation revamp by the house.

08/30/13

We talk to Sébastien Jacquey, winemaker at Le Clos Jordanne in Ontario, Canada, about why Chardonnay is one of the greatest grape varieties for expressing terroir.

08/30/13

Plus, a controversial winemaker incites a boycott, wine as Virgil drank it, and more

08/30/13

English wines producer Nyetimber has expanded its distribution network by signing deal with Philipson Wine to make its wines available in Denmark.

08/30/13

The Coravin seems to solve a problem that has bedeviled humanity since the first wine was stored in urns

08/30/13

The main focus of the joint venture, which takes effect from 1 September, will be to develop the German-based firm's Mionetto label into "a leading Prosecco brand in the UK."

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TNew Zealand's shipments to the U.S. were up 13%

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Napa County's most prominent industries also face several unique challenges, and that the supply and demand for its labor force are increasingly interconnected, he told the group of a couple hundred professionals at the Napa Valley Marriott hotel in Napa

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The Federal Government announced the winners of the $100 million Economic Diversification Fund yesterday, including 21 projects in South Australia

08/30/13

Despite their drawbacks, alternative fumigants may be the best option - at least in the short term.