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Thursday, October 23rd

01/13/14

Suntory Holdings Ltd has agreed a $16 billion deal to buy Deerfield's Beam Inc, making the Japanese company the world's third-largest maker of distilled drinks with a global footprint

01/13/14

Sales of water storage tanks have spiked on the North Coast as rural residents, already faced with declining wells, springs and reservoirs, brace for what could be another drought year.

01/13/14

Black Box Intelligence analyzes the results of the latest Restaurant Industry Snapshot.

01/13/14

A BC winery will introduce a guide to pairing BC wines with Asian cuisine, and offer a specially labeled Haywire wine crafted for BC's Asian community to celebrate 2014 as the Year of the Horse.

01/13/14

If the dry spell continues in California, the state's grape growers could face a perilous situation.

01/13/14

The seven-decade-old company wants to consolidate two warehouses in Fairfield, one in Oakland and overflow space in Benicia into a 473,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center to be built at the 52-acre Solano Logistics Center project.

01/13/14

Opponents contend it would nullify local controls.

01/13/14

New technology gives decoration options for smaller wineries

01/13/14

The county Board of Supervisors is holding a public hearing about the moratorium at the afternoon session of its regular meeting Tuesday.

01/13/14

Neighbors aren't happy about a Glendora ophthalmologist's plans for a massive estate next to a vineyard he planted years ago

01/13/14

V2 Wine Group expands its salesforce

01/13/14

Vinitaly International is launching two innovative projects, Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) and Vinitaly International Importer Connect (VIIC), the latter still at its experimental phase. The two initiatives will be presented at this year's edition of Vinitaly USA at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York.

01/13/14

Trap counts of spotted wing drosophila jumped dramatically in Central Washington in 2013 but were skewed by changes in trapping, an entomologist says.

01/13/14

Last year was the driest year on record. Vineyards didn't suffer because the mild weather eliminated the need for much water for frost protection so it was available for irrigation. Things could get much tighter if we don't get some significant rain, and none seems on the horizon.

01/13/14

One of the large issues ahead is what will happen to Copia in 2014.

01/13/14

A letter supposedly from a militant French farmers' group has warned winemakers not to sell to foreigners and cited the recent helicopter crash at Chateau de la Riviere - a link rubbished by the Bordeaux estate.

01/13/14

A scientist believes a toxic wine could have led to the death of Alexander the Great unravelling 2,000 years of mystery.

01/13/14

The potential of the Indian wine market is such that international wine judges and foreign investors are starting to take note.

01/13/14

Major international wine companies are accused of having questionable "principles" when looking to distribute overly inflated wine in to China.

01/13/14

This week's extreme cold could mean you'll end up paying more for a bottle of wine. Winemakers in the Midwest, and across the country, could see multimillion-dollar losses in this year's growing season.

01/13/14

"Governor Cuomo's strong support of home-grown industries like wine and spirits industry is helping to create jobs, expand opportunities and make personal dreams come true."

01/13/14

Burgundies spanning half a century on offer at direct-from-cellar auction

01/13/14

The two day forum will take place at Suffolk Community College's eastern campus.

01/13/14

Agency's 2013 Expansion Driven by Food and Wine Sectors

01/13/14

National distribution and recognition may grow with vineyard purchases

01/13/14

Duck Commander wines trade on popularity of reality TV show.

01/13/14

It's January and crystal-ball time again. Here are my five wine themes for 2014:

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01/13/14

Talks are heating up again in the state capitol.

01/13/14

Washington state liquor prices and competition remains high and customers are paying more for their liquor in the wake of the state's transition to private liquor sales.