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Wednesday, October 1st

10/14/13

COLAs and new winery permits are put on hold

10/14/13

Going long on crop size is hard on the whole vineyard and winery team right now, but it will give brands the juice they need to make their growing sales goals.

10/14/13

Early to start, the 2013 North Coast winegrape season is heading toward largely an early finish this month and is sizing up to be above the average for the past several years, in some cases rivaling last year's record crop.

10/14/13

The final 297-page report titled 'A window into hotter and drier futures: Phenological shifts and adaptive practices', is the culmination of a three-year research project, funded by Australia's Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC), Department of Agriculture, and complementary State Natural Resource Management Programs.

10/14/13

Vineyards are spreading in regions including China and northern Europe as rising global temperatures permit grapes to ripen in more marginal areas and demand spreads to new markets ...

10/14/13

The Millennial Generation even today, represents only around 15% of total wine consumption. Millennials are drinking inexpensive wine ...

10/14/13

You can meet a slew of world-renowned winemakers on Tuesday at our Top 100 event, a benefit for San Francisco Baykeeper.

10/14/13

Debate over spending, the federal budget and the debt ceiling have dominated Congress for the past few weeks and aren't likely to end anytime soon. But that doesn't mean the industry has stopped its fight for changes to the health care law.

10/14/13

The controlling interest in landmark Central Coast winery Qupé has been acquired by investor Charles Banks. Bob Lindquist, the pioneering original owner, will stay on as a partner and winemaker.

10/14/13

At the record-breaking 29th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction in South Africa, the biggest foreign buyer was the United Kingdom.

10/14/13

Ever since the proliferation of Grüner Veltliner in cheap liter-size bottles, the wine world has been ready for a new grape from the region to fall in love with. Lettie Teague samples the nation's best bottles.

10/14/13

It's a great time to be looking for thoughtful examples of the new American Chardonnay.

10/14/13

Bending Branch ranked above a host of more familiar names from California, as well as wines from as far away as Australia ...

10/14/13

Millennials are drinking more wine than the lame-os of generations past, and it's changing the face of the industry. And they said we'd never accomplish anything.

10/14/13

"This generation wants to know the story of a wine. You are going to see bottles with generous amounts of information that have a cool design that is authentic and appeals to people so they don't look like everything else on the shelf."

10/14/13

Windsor Oaks winery, located at the end of a country lane just north of Windsor, wants to more than double its production capacity and begin catering to the public by adding several dozen promotional and wine events annually.

10/14/13

A Brooklyn winery close to shutting down after Superstorm Sandy is now bottling and selling this year's harvest

10/14/13

St. Jorge, a small winery, expanded by ignoring the law and blowing off repeated warnings with a baffling disregard for inevitable consequences.

10/14/13

There is no wine and food matching. That's all a big delusion. All the principles of wine and food matching are a complex set of metaphors that actually have no basis whatsoever. I'm just saying 'Stop it!'

10/14/13

Beer and spirits ads have long graced the airwaves, but these days some networks are serving drinks with a noticeable twist: beverages mixed into scripts and sets, or liquor ads that take an extra splash of the spotlight

10/14/13

One strong trend in the on-premise wine scene of late has been the spread of wines on tap. Key brands are steadily entering the segment, inspiring on-premise players from independents to national accounts to get onboard.

10/14/13

The expansion of the Cannubi 'cru' could cast "doubt on the credibility of all the vineyard boundaries" in the region.

10/14/13

While most wine regions in France have done it tough in 2013, the Champenois are feeling pretty pleased

10/14/13

Shareholder calls for split of Red Lobster, Olive Garden from specialty portfolio.

10/14/13

An online wine event with VinFormant that leaves wine lovers Spellbound.

10/14/13

In the hills above Ensenada, Don Heriberto Aguilar has carved out a life playing sorrowful ballads and songs of hope while drinking the deep reds he produces

10/14/13

Henry Tang has accused Don Cornwell of libel after L.A. lawyer challenged Burgundies.