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09/11/13

The moratorium, which would include weddings and concerts, would only apply to new applications, not applications that have already been approved or are currently in the review process.

09/11/13

This week, advocates of comprehensive immigration reform will stage events in Washington, where they'll try to make news by getting arrested. Next week, they'll make noise outside the D.C. offices of corporations that give big money to Republicans and are believed to have sway over them on the issue.

09/11/13

For the winemaker Everardo Robledo, the harvest has a particular emotional resonance: a measure of how far the family has come since his Mexican immigrant grandfather drifted from one migrant labor camp to another and his father toiled in the vineyards for $1.10 an hour.

09/11/13

The donation from Hamilton Cellars will be one of several new gifts to the center that will be recognized at the ground breaking on Sept. 26.

09/11/13

The mobile POS for iPhone and iPods now works with cash drawers, receipt printers and barcode scanners to create a seamless integration between POS and ecommerce ...

09/11/13

Green Cell Foam decreases CO² emissions by 80 percent and energy consumption by 70 percent

09/11/13

Grape growers across B.C.'s Okanagan Valley are expecting a sweet and abundant payoff thanks to a long spell of warm, dry weather that has baked the region for months.

09/11/13

The scholarship will include funds to pay for the certificate program and membership in CANVAS for two years.

09/11/13

Wineries optimistic about 2013 crop

09/11/13

A Purdue University online series that began Tuesday (Sept. 10) gives consumers an up-close look at Indiana wines and shows them what goes into taking the grapes from vine to bottle.

09/11/13

Policing wine fraud is a high-wire act despite heightened awareness, anti-counterfeiting specialists and new tech barriers.

09/11/13

Harvest typically begins soon after, but the 2013 vintage has many winemakers in the Pacific Northwest revising - sometimes canceling - any vacation plans they had for early September. That means events such as the Yakima Valley's Catch the Crush should not be lacking for activity Oct. 12-13.

09/11/13

Think of it as the Cliffs Notes version of the International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC). Passport to Pinot, known only in 2012 as Walkabout, is the four hour abridgment of the two and a half day wine and food extravaganza held annually since 1987 in the groves of Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.

09/11/13

Napa Valley winemakers are basking in 'ideal' conditions for the 2013 harvest, reflecting an upbeat mood across California as a whole.

09/11/13

Bob Bertheau, senior director of winemaking at Chateau Ste Michelle, reveals the Chardonnay producers who have inspired his own effort to show how this grape variety expresses itself in Washington state.

09/11/13

Compared to the manual and crane-based automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) systems, the automated warehousing solution will allow TFE to move and store over 72,000 pallets of wine, as well as reduce labor costs, minimize product damage, and reduce energy usage within the warehouse.

09/11/13

The pay is low and the work involves scaling a 50-foot tree multiple times a day with no safety net, so it is not surprising that Nigerian palm wine tappers are struggling to find fresh recruits.

09/11/13

Held on Sept. 6 and 7 at the estate in Paarl, northeast of Cape Town, the auction offered 132 wines, including 72 red, 36 white and eight dessert varieties, the auctioneer said in a statement on its website today. The average price per liter climbed 92 percent to 354.64 rand ($35) from a year earlier, it said.

09/11/13

Powell, 51, said he was "saddened" by events that led to his departure following contractual and commercial disagreements with Pete Kight, who has controlled the winery since 2008. Powell's son Callum is currently studying winemaking in France with Rhone producer Jean-Louis Chave and his wife Erin.

09/11/13

Daniel Snelling, a wine investment fraudster who used stolen millions to fund his lavish lifestyle, has been imprisoned for seven-and-a-half years.

09/11/13

The Malux Hungarian Food and Wine Autumn tasting and masterclass aims to inform attendees about the quality of wines coming out of Hungary.

09/11/13

Bordeaux is embracing pioneering viticultural and winemaking techniques according to three estates, which have grouped together in order to promote themselves and the region.

09/11/13

Acker Merrall & Condit's New York season was off to a flying start last weekend with Burgundy, once again, proving the standout seller as the US grows stronger.

09/11/13

Russia on Tuesday announced a ban on imports of Moldovan wines and spirits, saying they contained impurities, a move certain to be seen in the small ex-Soviet republic as retaliation for its drive to expand ties with the European Union.

09/11/13

Scientists at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute have developed an optical sorter that they claim can significantly improve the quality of wine grapes and thus wines such as Riesling.

09/11/13

The United States returned an ancient Roman wine pitcher and five gold artifacts to Afghanistan on Monday in the fourth official repatriation of stolen cultural treasures in eight years.

09/11/13

Warm weather in mid-July and during Labor Day weekend set Santa Barbara County's wine grape harvest in motion earlier than average, particularly in the eastern edge of the Santa Ynez Valley.

09/11/13

Warm weather in the first week of spring has been enough to start budburst in some Victorian vineyards.

09/11/13

Fresh & Easy has never made a profit since it was built from scratch in 2007. Tesco has invested about 1 billion pounds.

09/11/13

The St. Regis Roof was the venue last night for the annual Market Watch Leaders Awards Dinner, which toasted the nation's best retailers as well as the industry's top executive and the market's hottest brands.

09/11/13

Wine investment fraudster Daniel Snelling has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison for cheating "elderly and retired" victims out of £4.5 million.

09/11/13

Napa Valley winemakers are basking in 'ideal' conditions for the 2013 harvest, reflecting an upbeat mood across California as a whole.

09/11/13

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors put in place a 12-month moratorium on permitting certain activities at wineries in the county's rural area, include the backbone of the booming Lodi wine region.