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11/20/13

The next step in the process will be to have the member of the committee vote on whether to "report out" H.294. If a majority of the members vote to report out the bill, it will then head to the full legislature

11/20/13

Christopher Barnes, the former New York Observer president, is starting a digital online 'zine called GrapeCollective.com, with a big e-commerce wine-retailing component and $1 million in backing.

11/20/13

Darius Anderson called for a collaborative effort, uniting supporters and opponents of Measure B, to explore and review a new version of his West Napa Street hotel project that would meet the approval of the city's regulatory commissions and the public at large.

11/20/13

Reid arrives at The Hess Collection from Foley Wine Estates, where he most recently managed sales efforts in California and Arizona.

11/20/13

Nearly 300 people, most with some stake in pumping of well water, converged Monday for the first forum hosted by the American Ground Water Trust in the San Joaquin Valley, where groundwater depletion is getting scary.

11/20/13

"The time for a new generation is now. The average age of a California farmer is near 60."

11/20/13

Torres has rediscovered a forgotten grape variety, which makes its debut in the latest vintage of one of the Spanish producer's top wines, Grans Muralles.

11/20/13

" ... some will always be skeptical, always wanting 100-percent proof to be convinced. This has been happening for centuries with other issues in science, including plate tectonics, the theory of relativity, gravity, the question of whether the earth is round, and so on. The problem with climate change is that if we wait for 100-percent proof, it may be too late for some aspects of our planet as we know it."

11/20/13

It aims to promote women vintners, share their wines with a larger audience of women and educate women about wine in general

11/20/13

'Hop on-hop off' shuttle helps visitors navigate festival on Long Island

11/20/13

The U.S. will pass Saudi Arabia and Russia as the No. 1 oil producer in the world in 2015. Harold Hamm - a sharecropper's son - has been a key player in a phenomenal oil boom.

11/20/13

There will be no Burgundy wine for sale at less than £10-a-bottle in 2014, due to three consecutive small vintages, Louis-Fabrice Latour has said.

11/20/13

Chinese company Joyvio of Legend Holdings has announced a strategic partnership with wine merchant JP Moueix, according to WineChina.

11/20/13

Philippe Guigal has described this year's fruit from the northern Rhône as "astonishing" in quality, in sharp contrast to reports of a problematic vintage in the southern part of the valley and elsewhere in France.

11/20/13

Hint: You want depth, not breadth

11/20/13

The LCBO is set to offer nine nouveau wines for sale this year - including two from Ontario - starting from 21 November 2013 at more than 400 stores across the province.

11/20/13

Diane Disney Miller, oldest daughter of Walt and Lilly Disney who co-owned the Silverado Vineyards Winery in Napa, died in Napa on Tuesday.

11/20/13

Wine Spectator Magazine has just released its list of "Top 100 Wines in the World in 2013," and a Finger Lakes Wine has earned its highest spot ever.

11/20/13

Under the terms of the signed agreements, Treasury would make Accolade brands at the Asti winery in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley then package the wine at the Napa Bottling Center.

11/20/13

With yet another hearing approaching on a plan for Temecula Valley Wine Country expansion, a dispute between vintners and the lone church in the vineyards is boiling over.

11/20/13

The global wine market had total revenues of $269,668.7m in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2 percent between 2008 and 2012.

11/20/13

UK retailer M&S is shaking-up its wine aisle and insists consumers don't want 'education' but instead want to be transported, inspired and affirmed during the purchase experience.

11/20/13

A retail area and small patio are also part of the vision for a 2,500-square-foot commercial building at 3220 El Camino Real, near Joebella Coffee Roasters.

11/20/13

The pipeline will run from the Napa Sanitation District's treatment plant, under the Napa River to the proposed St. Regis resort.

11/20/13

Despite erratic weather conditions across the continent, EU wine producers look set to record an 11% rise on 2012 volumes.

11/20/13

Social media allows us all to be "flys on the wall" at the water coolers of every office in the country, according to Alex Myers of PR and brand consultancy Manifest speaking at today's Wine Vision conference in London.

11/20/13

Here's some Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie news of a different vintage - the Hollywood couple's 2012 Jolie-Pitt & Perrin Côtes de Provence Rosé Miraval ranks No. 84 in Wine Spectator's Top 100 list of the best wines of 2013.

11/20/13

Paso Robles to serve as conference headquarters