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Friday, December 19th

10/22/13

The 2013 harvest in Napa Valley: 'Fat, fast and furious'

10/22/13

"A Man and His Mountain" tells the story of the everyman who created Kendall-Jackson and became America's greatest wine entrepreneur.

10/22/13

Wine industry people on the move from October 8 to October 21

10/22/13

The California Association of Pest Control Advisors' (CAPCA) 39th annual conference drew more than 1,300 professional agriculturists to Reno, Nev., this week.

10/22/13

One of the region's leading wineries strengthens its holdings in Gevrey-Chambertin

10/22/13

Only 1,000 cases of three bottles each were produced from the initial 2007 vintage, and the selling price is about $300 per bottle.

10/22/13

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has stepped up enforcement of a law that limits wine tastings and wine dinners at restaurants that serve wine on site, surprising many restaurateurs who have been offering them for years.

10/22/13

Carla Rzeszewski has stepped down from her position as the wine director at The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, and The John Dory Oyster Bar.

10/22/13

Taste is mostly genetic. But appreciating a fine bottle of wine can be learned. One expert, Gary K. Beauchamp, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, which studies smell and taste and how they affect human health, offers his view of what goes on when we sip.

10/22/13

The first phase of a joint plan to remake East Columbia Drive into a wine village could cost the Port of Kennewick and the city up to $1.3 million each.

10/22/13

Stella Rosa Wines' float will be the first time a wine-themed float will drive down Colorado Boulevard as part of the Rose Parade, according to the company.

10/22/13

With 2.76 inches of rain, the Rogue Valley had its second-wettest September on record, exceeded only by 4.22 inches in 1977. But a long, hot and dry summer, followed by September's unusual weather - brief storms followed by days of warmth and wind before the next storm - created nearly ideal conditions for Southern Oregon wine grapes.

10/22/13

Dave MacPherson and family came to Napa 3 1/2 years ago to help build Meritage Resort's new wing -- and never left.

10/22/13

Export earnings increased 3 percent to NZ$1.2 billion ($1 billion) in the year ended June 30, while export volumes fell 5 percent to 169.6 million liters, New Zealand Winegrowers said in it annual report.

10/22/13

Increasingly, Latinos are not just in the fields. For the members who make up the Napa Sonoma Mexican-American Vintners Association (NSMAVA), the fruits of their labor are doubly sweet. For most of these Latino winemakers, their family roots are planted as thick as the vines that grow in their fields.

10/22/13

The vineyard project on the Oregon side of the appellation is showing promising results.

10/22/13

It's a wine fraud tale of greed and arrogance: Daniel Snelling was set to pull off a triple crown wine con when the walls began closing in.

10/22/13

Farmland 6 inches deep in oil. The legend of Jesse Small. Farmer's 8-inch miracle. Picking grapes on high. Pee in the reservoir. Champagne enforcers. Burn pit tragedy. Missiles for milk. And more.

10/22/13

The Sancerre producers' union has said its members are considering leaving France's appellation system in protest at the planned closure of a local administrative office.

10/22/13

Nearly half of all 10-14 year olds in the UK have seen or think they have seen their parents drunk at least once claims drinks charity Drinkaware.

10/22/13

The drinks industry is becoming increasingly crowded - a quick glance behind the bar in your local pub will tell you that, writes Gary Westlake.

10/22/13

After seven years, a popular Lodi winemaker has finally opened a tasting room to the public. LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards held the grand opening for its 150-by-50-square-foot tasting room on Saturday, to open arms from the Lodi community.

10/22/13

Migrant Workers Take Vineyard Boss to Court

10/22/13

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.

10/22/13

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

10/22/13

A toast to two emeriti of the Department of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California, Davis, for their recent awards.

10/22/13

The two Italians were arrested on October 16 in connection with a large counterfeiting operation involving one of Burgundy's most coveted wines, the chief constable of Dijon announced on Monday.

10/22/13

Though their parents weren't able to share the day with them, the Daous were able to share the day with the parents of Paso's Wine Country, who helped pave the way for their success.