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10/21/13

"It was different, but it was good."

10/21/13

In the California wine mecca of Sonoma County, climate change is pitting redwood lovers against red wine lovers.

10/21/13

Although the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium coming up in January in Sacramento is larger as a national event, the Wine + Grape Expo sponsored by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers on Nov. 14 at the Expo has become a vital event for local growers - and winemakers.

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Sonoma County wineries have always shown creativity when it comes to developing unique wine tourism experiences for visitors.

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A variety of growers and winemakers from the region have offered their views to the Sauvignon Blanc advocacy organization, Summertime in a Glass (SIAG) as has SIAG executive director, Bryan Dias.

10/21/13

The government shutdown may have affected your Formulas Online submissions and COLAs Online applications. Read on to learn how the rules for automatic date-based status changes in both online systems may have affected recent submissions to these TTB Online systems.

10/21/13

British Columbia vineyard owners fear neighbor's expansion plans could hinder agri-tourism business

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Staten Island became one of New York's boroughs more than a century ago (it was Richmond until being renamed), and yet there is still occasional debate over whether it should be part of the city.

10/21/13

The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone is introducing a new "Exploring Napa Valley Wine" series at 500 First St., Napa, the former Copia space, on select weekends from Oct. 18 to Dec. 29.

10/21/13

Hong Kong's former first secretary, Henry Tang, is suing a US-based lawyer who questioned the authenticity of a small number of wines he sold via auction earlier this year.

10/21/13

A Windsor winery was granted approval Thursday to more than double its production capacity and hold more than a couple dozen public events annually, despite protests from nearby residents worried about the increased traffic and potential disruption it could bring.

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Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is up for another award, though this time it isn't for one of their wines. The Oliver winery has been named as one of two private-sector finalists for an environmental award at the Real Estate Foundation of B.C.'s Land Awards Gala.

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According to Wine Intelligence's latest "UK Landscape" report, released this week, 70% of consumers choose wine due to the grape variety or varieties, making it the number one buying cue.

10/21/13

What wine lover doesn't secretly want to be a winemaker? Lettie Teague spends a few days studying at the nation's pre-eminent winemaking school and learns what it really takes

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It was hard to believe we were only a 90-minute drive from Beijing, a travel time that will be reduced to 27 minutes when a high-speed rail from the city is completed.

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The law will take effect in 90 days, the governor's office said in a news release. The state has already established licenses for farm producers of wine, spirits and beer, but not for cider.

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"The venue formerly known as the NHV tasting room will remain open as Aecetia Vineyard at Naches Heights. Just as it has during the past 18 months, the venue will be available for weddings and special events."

10/21/13

That said, there was evidence of some shareholder engagement at both meetings. At the Distell meeting "only" 67.6 percent of shareholders voted in support of the resolution placing 10 percent of the unissued shares under the control of the directors.

10/21/13

For the two men responsible for making more wine than anyone else in Washington state, the 2013 harvest could not be wrapping up more gracefully.

10/21/13

During Texas Wine Month in October, I'm profiling some Texans you can expect to see more of in the future ...

10/21/13

There's more than the usual fall-harvest buzz at Trinchero Family Estate's Westside winery.

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Settlement offer "is the last/best chance" for BottleRock to avoid a liquidation in which creditors would get "pennies, if anything, on their debt."

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Festival organizers pointed out that 25 percent of the wineries entered will be pouring for the first time during festivities headquartered at the Vancouver Convention Centre. They are scheduled to pour 1,750 wines during 54 events from Feb. 24 to March 2.

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"Now I go into restaurants and I'm asking the sommelier, "Where's this from?" It's a treat."

10/21/13

Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 93,217 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,895,975.

10/21/13

I would like to ask your winery to participate in the 2014 Wine Conditions Survey. It takes less than 10 minutes - See more at: http://svbwine.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-highest-return-on-your-time-invested.html#sthash.fcjllN3v.dpuf

10/21/13

After a five-year stint on Santa Cruz's Westside, Randall Grahm, owner of Bonny Doon Vineyard, will bring his business to Davenport's main strip.

10/21/13

Start with a mysterious, mega-rich, wine-loving Indonesian entrepreneur living in Singapore. Then tap a talented young Australian winemaker known for his silky, savory pinot noirs.

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Some of France's elite winemakers are planting vines in China, looking to produce the "perfect grape" in the country, according to Economic Times.

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In late spring, Gallo launched Barefoot Refresh, a line of four lightly carbonated wines meant for casual consumption over ice-a format that appears to target spirits drinkers.

10/21/13

"If we're going to make progress, everyone is going to have to make a compromise, including us."