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11/12/13

Varieties reached ripeness in tandem, prompting rush to bring in wine grapes

11/12/13

... names the 2013 luminaries of the wine industry and reveals a new category

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"Having François here in California is going to be a great benefit to our customers given his expertise and knowledge," said Mihailo Panovich, vice president of sales for G3 Enterprises.

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Donation to American Red Cross Will Assist Relief Efforts

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Annual Wine Star Awards Honor the Most Influential and Innovative Names in the Wine Industry

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Large crowd expected at 2014 symposium in Sacramento, where guides will point out best innovations on trade show floor

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A wave of recent deals show investors see opportunities in wine, while owners see an exit strategy.

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"In late September, the valley was abuzz with how this would be an early harvest but what I was seeing were sugars outracing true phenolic ripeness. We made the decision to harvest solely on flavor, not numbers."

11/12/13

Some seek higher capacity; optimism on the rise

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Acclaimed Winemaker Delivers Walt Klenz Lecture at UC Davis

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Spanish winemakers eye China's wine frontier

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The moves demonstrate Pernod's ambition to significantly expand its Wines and Champagnes business over the next five years.

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The effect of the consumption decline on restaurants could be limited.

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Despite jobless rate, facilities scramble to fill high-skilled positions and part-time shifts.

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Compensation costs for America's lowest-paid workers could jump as much as 70% under the $10.10-an-hour federal minimum wage now backed by the White House, on top of ObamaCare's employer penalties.

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The county will be running down changes and then accepting more comments.

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Farmers are getting older, but only at the same rate as the rest of the American workforce.

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Rudy Kurniawan is accused of hoaxing the wine world, and now the hoax may be on the court. When all else fails, plead insanity.

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Heidi Scheid will serve as the new chair of the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) effective Dec. 31.

11/12/13

Mystery of the cow tunnels. Wages of crop insurance fraud. Death by buck. Taking the goat cure. A deadly, drunken horse race. Broccoli's extreme makeover. Asses and wild dogs. Women in the woods. And more.

11/12/13

Smasne Cellars of Prosser won the Best of Show award Saturday at the 35th annual Tri-Cities Wine Festival in Kennewick for its 2010 Upland Vineyard Mourvedre.

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Hong Kong's wine scene will continue to branch out from Bordeaux as consumer tastes develop, Altaya's managing director, Paulo Pong, said at this year's Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair.

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Lawyers representing alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan are due in court to argue for him to be examined by psychiatrists.

11/12/13

Online auction house eBay has defended its anti-fraud measures after concerns were raised in a recent court case about the availability of fake wine labels on the site.

11/12/13

Chinese consumers drink wine primarily for its health benefits, not for its taste or luxury status, according to new research by Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science.

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The 2013 Wine of the Year to be unveiled on Nov. 15; free access for all WineSpectator.com visitors through Nov. 24

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The 31,000-square-foot warehouse nearing completion in a Windsor business park is set to be the expanded new home of Wine Country Shipping.

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Maryland's wine industry, while not a powerhouse in the world of vino, has seen tremendous growth over the past decade and the state has the potential to become a major center of wine production in time, experts said.

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China's drinking habits are bringing cheer to the world's winemakers - as evidenced by the big turnout at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair.

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Seventeen companies and professionals have been selected for North Bay Business Journal's first Wine Industry Awards for significant contributions in getting wine from vine to consumer.

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Sabrina Lueck, one of 12 expert presenters at the second annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium, said a strong college wine program can produce an upward cluster of jobs.

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France still takes the lion's share of Chinese wine sales, but competitors from Spain and the New World are gaining ground, as Chinese wine enthusiasts become increasingly adventurous.

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The new office enhances the firm's ability to serve its growing client base in Napa Valley by providing convenient access to trusted assurance, tax and business consulting expertise.

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Members of 'Free the Grapes' want to do away with restrictive rules on wine deliveries shipping into Massachusetts from out-of-state.

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Wine sales in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland have already become a $1 billion business as consumption has doubled twice over the last five years. Even with the annual growth slowing, China has emerged as the world's fifth-largest market for wine consumption.

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Shares of Constellation Brands Inc. eventually closed trade at a new 52-week high of $66.76 on Nov 8. Apart from strong second-quarter fiscal 2014 results and an upbeat guidance, the stock has been performing well on the back of brand building and inorganic growth initiatives.

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The just-released list for 2013 shows plenty of movement.

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The amount of fake and counterfeit fine wine in the global market is still "huge" according to Maureen Downey, fine wine authentication expert and head of Chai Consulting.

11/12/13

Science now allows us to develop a safer way to get drunk. But before we can sober up in minutes, the drinks industry needs to embrace this healthier approach.

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Brentapack has created the "IDCORK" system, which allows users to access details of a wine's history via an app. It's based on the conviction that while labels can be copied, corks cannot.