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Wednesday, October 22nd

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Grapegrowers keep eye out for cold damage in vineyards as freezing conditions persist.

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Colorado wine industry more than triples since 2005

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Lake County Winery Association on Monday said it named Terry Dereniuk executive director of the trade group.

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Accolade Wines has appointed experienced wine industry executive John Ratcliffe as its Chief Executive Officer.

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"It's like going to the supermarket at the end of the day, and all the best fruits and best tomatoes are picked over."

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Monday's release of some 34,000 pages of plan plus environmental impact report for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan promotes pork barrel fantasies of Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Our group is convinced that court-supervised management of our water is preferable. We welcome landowners who think that our approach makes sense.

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Cal Wine Cellars now offers an online marketplace for wine and food lovers seeking the latest deals in California

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Paul Hobbs' relationship with Stratus began in 2009, when he became the winery's viticultural and winemaking consultant. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, this is the first winery to be added to the Paul Hobbs Imports portfolio that extends beyond South America.

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Free Flow Wines installed two new innovative systems to help the company meet the increase in demand for their wine kegging services, while continuing to decrease the carbon footprint of the wine industry.

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Evil wheat. Gumby in the vineyard. GMO backslider. Harvesting pee. Armed and stupid. Milk money rent. Leggo my pecans. And more.

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It is getting more sophisticated and more ambitious, particularly as bottle prices rise due to huge demand in new markets, mainly in Asia. After decades of silence, producers across the $217-billion industry are finally beginning to talk about the problem and ways to combat it.

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A 27-year-old Chinese buyer took the top lot in an auction of the French prime minister's wine cellar that raised more than EUR170,000.

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The Symington family has bought a 30-hectare Douro estate it has been eyeing for the past Century, shrugging off concerns about falling global Port consumption.

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Prosecutors accuse "Dr. Conti" of making and selling millions of dollars worth of fakes; defense calls him a scapegoat

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A leading wine area requires growers to declare how much fruit they'll pick before it freezes on the vine

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California's Petite Sirah has gone through some growing pains. Planted in the state in the late 1800s, it started off as a well-behaved child, appreciated for its good yields, dark colour, and fragrance.

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There have been few years in recent memory as ripe for merger-and-acquisition activity as 2013 in the wine industry, particularly on the North Coast.

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hough national officials are refuting reports of a global wine shortage, Deb Wahl of Oak Creek Vineyards and Winery says increasing demand is pressuring her, and other Verde Valley winemakers, to produce more.

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Even a cursory glance at local wine lists in independent eateries show the bulk of wine by the glass ranges from $7.50 to $12 - about a buck or two more than two years ago.

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Many of the largest vineyard and winery owners in Sonoma County are families, said Honore Comfort, executive director of the Sonoma County Vintners, a trade group representing local wineries.

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That's why Coleman resident Rick Sigsby wrote "Michigan's Holy Water: The Great Lakes Wine Bible."

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The hottest wine book of 2013 might take you by surprise: it's a scratch and sniff wine guide that's printed on the stiff pages of a board book. The book has caught fire and reached #13 overall in book sales on Amazon and #10 in the "Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous" portion of the NYT bestseller list.

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Since coming to Wyoming, Dhekney has been more focused on finding or creating a grape variety that meets several specific conditions: having a short growing season, being cold-tolerant and being able to grow in acidic soil.

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Northwest wine grape growers expect this week's cold weather to do some damage to their vineyards. But it's not clear yet how much of next year's fruit might be affected.

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A Nova Scotia researcher has added fuel to the movement with a strongly worded commentary just published in a medical journal, but he is not alone.

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Wine is being produced in some of the world's most unlikely places thanks to a combination of innovation, economics and changes in global temperatures. Here are five of the world's most unlikely wine producers:

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In the first of a regular series of columns for Wine-Searcher, Tom Stevenson selects five overrated Champagne houses and five that are underrated.

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A prosecutor opened the fraud trial of a California wine dealer on Monday by saying greed motivated him to cheat wine collectors out of millions of dollars, but a defense lawyer said his client was the victim of widespread corruption in the resale market for vintage wines.

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More than three quarters of Bordeaux en primeur buyers surveyed are concerned about being priced out of the market, according to a new Decanter consumer report on the annual wine futures sale.

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"The wine market industry is growing, and all signs are that it will continue to grow," said David Buse, president of Collotype Labels, the largest wine label printer in the market. "We're growing with the market and needed additional equipment and people, and the additional space to accommodate that growth."

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Seattle police have arrested a second suspect in the theft of more than $600,000 worth of wine from a South Seattle wine shop and storage facility. But the search continues for the missing wine.

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"We think there is a huge potential for making wine in the Finger Lakes, and we think we can make great wines here."

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"This is the first time we've actually got it to freeze."

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New Version of Popular App is More Powerful, Intuitive and Eye Pleasing

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Cox is going to work with the Binghams. If he couldn't buy the property back himself, this has to be the next best thing.

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Behind many of the world's most admired wines lies the guiding hand of a winemaking consultant