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Thursday, August 28th

09/27/13

Grassroots outreach to lawmakers in-district during recess

09/27/13

"This sale will include 17 percent of the 3,040 acres that are still unplanted inside the AVA."

09/27/13

The Guild will also be the official sponsor of the workshop which will run concurrently with the distillation workshop following the regular conference March 4-5, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

09/27/13

October 17 ShipCompliant Seminar to address current direct shipping and sales news

09/27/13

Chateau Listran in the northern Medoc has changed its name after falling victim to a growing problem of trademark 'brand squatting' in China.

09/27/13

It's the kind of news story that sends a chill down the spine of wine growers around the world: revelations about traces of pesticides in wines

09/27/13

Use is declining, but several leading supermarket brands show traces.

09/27/13

Oregon wines fly free at some Alaska Airlines airports; other programs offer complimentary in-flight tastings.

09/27/13

Much to the dismay of the old-time Petrus lovers, the wine world is moving forwarding and incorporating technology.

09/27/13

Alumni chefs and winemakers return to the S.B. institution.

09/27/13

Gov. Jay Inslee helped turn the first shovels of dirt Thursday to kick off construction of the $23 million Wine Science Center at Washington State University's Tri-City campus.

09/27/13

Priced at $19, the new product has been created to meet Sofia Coppola's preference for crisp and minerally Chablis-style Chardonnays, the company said.

09/27/13

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

09/27/13

While Oregon wine-and American wine making generally-has been associated with countryside vineyards and, in our case, pinot, a new generation of vintners are reclaiming the viability of executing these operations within city limits, joining the fray of neighborhood farmers markets, breweries, honeys, butchers, and whatnots that make Portland life so delectable.

09/27/13

With smooth labels and prices high enough to carry a hint of snob value, a new crop of young winemakers is planning to provide something hip to Mexico's young, upwardly mobile middle class. In a land where about 1m new beer drinkers come of age each year and where tequila is sipped lovingly, this is a tough sell.

09/27/13

Faced with a daunting 975 wines to taste and score in just three days, judges at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition on Wednesday quickly resumed their yearly ritual of politically correct discord - agreeing to disagree.

09/27/13

Ben Parsons, CEO of Denver's Infinite Monkey Theorem, is having barrels of fun bucking the winery culture by rolling out cans, yes, cans, of wine

09/27/13

The Texas Department of Agriculture has designated October as Texas Wine Month.

09/27/13

Chris Niccol grows about 18 hectares of red wine grapes at his farm in Badgerys Creek, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) west of Sydney. The vineyard may disappear under tarmac if plans to build an airport at the site go ahead.

09/27/13

Current Wine Portfolio Features Tenuta dell'Ornellaia, Castelgiocondo, Luce della Vite estates and Achaval Ferrer

09/27/13

"I was at a big firm where I felt like a cog in the wheel. There wasn't a sense of creation...I had a passion for the spirits business and was lucky to have met my cofounders while practicing law."

09/27/13

Premier Kathleen Wynne may uncork a surprise for fans of Ontario's craft wines. Wynne suggests it is time to loosen Ontario restrictive laws around booze sales in order to boost the province's wine industry.

09/27/13

Plympton-Wyoming council has passed a bylaw for an area wide tourism exemption under the Retail Business Holidays Act. The exemption will allow retail businesses in the Town of Plympton-Wyoming to stay open voluntarily on five of nine statutory holidays (Family Day, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day and Thanksgiving Day).

09/27/13

The wranglers, a group of inmates who breed monarch butterflies at the prison as part of a Washington State University migratory research project, have taken on a new task to aid the state's wine grape growers: counting mites and insects on grape leaves to provide up-to-date information about pests and their predators.

09/27/13

The state's longest running wine festival is helping to launch the state's newest festival. The Village of Elgin Winery will hold its 31st Harvesting of the Vine Festival this weekend. In November the winery will help Tombstone Wine Works host its inaugural Tombstone Festival of the Vine.

09/27/13

Gusbourne Estate, a vineyard in southeast England seeking to cash in on growing demand for U.K. sparkling wine, is planning to triple its area under vine and build its own winery following a change in ownership.

09/27/13

French wine industry lobby group, Vin & Societe, has launched a campaign to force France's Government to listen to its concerns ahead of a new public health bill.

09/27/13

Never before had I been greeted by a restaurant-style maitre d' when visiting a winery. But nothing about this shiny new tasting room at Sokol Blosser winery in Oregon's Willamette Valley is typical

09/27/13

Treasury Wine Estates has rejected reports the company faces a new problem of excess inventory in the China market, as luxury goods companies worldwide feel the impact of Chinese Government austerity measures.

09/27/13

With its continued double-digit gains, craft beer is popular with U.S. beer wholesalers these days, particularly in light of the struggles faced by mainstream domestic brews. Craft's higher margins are a welcome addition, helping to offset rising costs and shrinking margins from lower-priced brands. But wholesalers concede that the thriving craft category has its challenges

09/27/13

The microbrewery is the creation of five Ceja brothers who see craft beer as a natural and complementary extension of the family's wine business

09/27/13

Land scramble will intensify water shortages, conference told

09/27/13

The Bordeaux harvest is late, the growing season was difficult and there are rains on the way - but there is more positive news for the whites

09/27/13

Constellation Brands has installed a new Tetra Pak bottling line for its Vendange wine brand as part of a wider $20m winery investment and says it is doing so to support growth for this key brand as well as Black Box and Rex Goliath.

09/27/13

French wine industry mobilizes opposition to government proposals