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They host 21 key wine media and buyers from Canada, the U.K., Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Japan and China. The week-long slate of tastings and experiences was geared toward building on California's worldwide reputation as a high quality wine producer and top destination for wine country travel.

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Banks becomes majority stake holder, with legendary winemaker, Bob Lindquist, remaining on board as partner

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Recreated using original formula from records dating back to 1800s

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Wine Over Ice? Younger Consumers Not Tied to Drinking Traditions

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The Millennial generation, which includes the youngest legal drinkers, is consuming more wine than previous generations when they turned 21, and the industry is taking note

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Heather Bradshaw comes to Walla Walla most recently from Jackson Family Wines in Sonoma County, Calif.

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Grapegrowers in parts of the Napa Valley are already in the final stages of what's been one of the earliest harvests in memory.

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Your adult beverage options are also limited by the shutdown because the government is no longer processing applications for the alcohol industry.

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Spain's financial crisis means Rioja must redouble efforts to find drinkers abroad, the new president of the region''s ruling council has said.

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Online wine retailers and rating platforms may also be banned, Melvyn Freeman, head of non-communicable diseases for the country's Department of Health, said, according to the Johannesburg-based newspaper.

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Newly Established Wine Trail Spotlights Local Agriculture

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Yet one of the true gems in Oregon is Riesling, the state's No. 4 wine grape at 1,900 tons harvested in 2011. In total tonnage, it is far behind Pinot Gris but doesn't trail Chardonnay by much.

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The countdown is on for "The National Tasting," Canada's first ever nation-wide, live-streaming wine tasting and interactive panel discussion featuring some of the wine world's leading experts.

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Santa Cruz Mountains growers enjoy spectacular 2013 season

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On Oct. 1, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed into law Assembly Bill 1425, enabling nonprofits to use homemade wine and beer donations in their fundraising practices.

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On Sept. 24, Francis Ford Coppola Winery hosted an event at New York's West Village restaurant Buvette in celebration of the release of Sofia Chardonnay.

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On Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. author Lin Weber will be at the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum at 1490 Library Lane to talk about her new book "Prohibition in the Napa Valley: Castles Under Siege." The book documents how the Napa Valley's leading citizens became embroiled in a fight for their livelihood with temperance champions and federal agents.

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Led by Traci Dutton, a sommelier, wine judge, and the manager of public wine studies at the CIA, students will learn about the important wine attributes to note, and the fundamental aromas and tastes that determine quality in wine.

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The five-day "Flavor! Napa Valley Celebration of Wine, Food & Fun" is scheduled for Nov. 20-24 at various locations throughout the valley.

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Burgundy wine prices may have to rise due to violent hailstorms hitting the region's vineyards for a second year running, and leaving producers seeking government aid.

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Vignobles André Lurton has announced it has secured renowned winemaking consultant, Michel Rolland to work on improving the domaine's wines.

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California is failing to fully promote the dynamic nature of its wine industry, but lacks the personalities to do it, according to the state's Lieutenant Governor.

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It will be a long time before Mark Snyder doesn't walk into his winery at the edge of a pier in Red Hook without thinking about what happened a year ago.

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This comes months after officials said Lizarralde violated his conditional use permit by entertaining guests in the hangar of his home. Lizarralde said he had no choice since he had not been granted a building permit to expand his tasting room.

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Bruce McConnell plucked a leaf from a scruffy little bay tree on a steep, rocky Fountaingrove hillside overlooking the Santa Rosa Plain.

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French wine consultant Stéphane Derenoncourt provides advice for 90 different clients all over the world, including war-torn Syria. A self-described "terroirist," he has two wineries of his own: Domaine de l'A in Bordeaux and Derenoncourt California in Napa

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It does not take long for a conversation with a California farmer to reach the topic of water. It has always been that way.