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12/05/13

Today is the 80th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. One of the legacies is the lingering existence of dry counties, especially across the South. The number is declining, in part due to the economics of not selling alcohol

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Industry Veteran Acquires Publication and Expands Reach

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Why does Kerry care so much about Moldovan wine? The answer has to do with Europe, Russia and protests raging right now in Ukraine.

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Opportunity for Growth in Fast Casual Locations Beckons

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Sonoma County Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Grants--Deadline Jan. 15, 2014

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Eric Wente, the company's 62-year-old chairman, told SND that at the current rate of new vineyard plantings, the company should reach the 1-million-case threshold within five years

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Four wineries operate the Caves at Soda Canyon, an entirely underground operation

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How many importers can New York State support? We are about to find out.

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While one of the men is jailed, the other remains at large. Also missing - about 200 cases of fine wine

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The scientists testified that some sudden changes are already upon us -- there are more serious wildfires now than a decade ago, and hotter average temperatures are affecting farmers' crops

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With Lisa Mattson, Holly Evans, Christine Deussen, Amber Gallat and Liza Zimmerman

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Scholarship to assist professional wine studies

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The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone is celebrating 10 years of providing wine education at its Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies with a reception and dinner for Rudd Center donors on Friday, Dec. 6, and a day of wine tastings and classes for wine program alumni on Saturday, Dec. 7.

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The resulting top wines of the six total flights are the perfect wines for raising a glass in toast to the fortune that surrounds us.

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Central Valley Builders Supply has hired Josh Clark, 39, as director of Sales and Business Development to manage the company's Agriculture and Contractor Sales teams. Clark brings 20 years of experience in the Bay Area, where he excelled in sales and management for several companies.

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The Napa Valley Vintners, along with the five Napa County chambers of commerce, is encouraging community members to eat, shop and drink locally this holiday season

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Some California wine grape growers have seen 'red' over the last several years in vineyards; not necessarily financial problems tied to a bank ledger, but reddening leaves on some vines which has the industry on alert.

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Polish team finds lifestyle influences reproductive health; a U.S. study raises questions on resveratrol supplements

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Bibendum has sold its private client business to a new fine wine trader started by one of the merchant's co-founders, with plans to open offices in key trading centres around the world.

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A new film tracking the journey of Zinfandel from its Croatian roots to its status as a signature grape variety of California has debuted at a packed screening in the US state.

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A seven day celebration of London's restaurants, bars and wine merchants has been launched by the organisers of the London Wine Fair to coincide with the trade show.

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Santa Rita Estates has announced plans for its 2014 South American Wine Workshop, which is due to take place in London next month

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Chicago-based brewery, the Veteran Beer Company aims to help those who have served their country and is only employing US armed forces veterans.

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SurePure provides liquid photo-purification technology for the food and beverage industry. The liquid photo-purification technology is used for purifying turbid liquids, including milk, beer, fruit juice, wine, carbonated beverages, and various industrial applications.

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The surprising owner of a huge swath of wine-producing agriculture is TIAA-CREF, the asset management giant that serves teachers, medical professionals, government workers, and others.

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One Wilmington entrepreneur has a solution to finding the perfect next glass, and he's uncorking his scientific knowledge of wine and beer in the Port City.

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Absolut Vodka's director of packaging development confesses he is surprised by the lack of innovation in wine packaging, and insists company size is no barrier to innovation.

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A New York travel writer also has taken notice of the region. William Travis named the Okanagan the top wine destination in the Huffington Post.

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If you want to try Ontario Riesling but are cost conscious, offerings by Niagara's Strewn and Reif wineries are worth checking out.

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On Dec. 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified after Utah, Pennsylvania and Ohio approved it. This repealed the 18th Amendment and ended more than 13 years of Prohibition.

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"It was pretty much doomed," said Daniel Okrent, author of "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition," and former public editor at the New York Times

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Planning commissioners commend plan to restore 19th century buildings

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PRAAGSThe Paso Robles Agricultural Alliance for Groundwater Solutions (PRAAGS) is reaching out to Paso Robles Groundwater Basin overliers and welcoming community members to a second open house event

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$5,000 was just beyond belief

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SPH study: four brands account for more than half of all references