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Sunday, November 23rd

02/03/14

Redesigned Label Reinforces Santa Lucia Highlands as Top Pinot Noir, Chardonnay Growing Region

02/03/14

As St. Helena-based Duckhorn Wine Co. plans to shift full production of a rapidly growing brand to Mendocino County winery, Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services is preparing to complete its relocation and expansion from that facility to Sonoma County's Alexander Valley

02/03/14

California's worsening drought is raising the stakes for a $15 billion plan endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown to build two 30-mile (48-kilometer) water tunnels under an ecologically sensitive river delta east of San Francisco Bay.

02/03/14

Everyone - farmers, fish, and people in our cities and towns - will get less water. DWR's actions are in direct response to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.'s drought State of Emergency. In the declaration, the Governor directed DWR and the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to act to modify requirements that hinder conservation of currently stored water and allow flexibility within the state' s water system to maintain operations and meet environmental needs

02/03/14

Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow on Sunday and predicted six more weeks of winter, much to the chagrin of those hoping for an early spring

02/03/14

45% of wineries and grape growers note price erosion or margin compression

02/03/14

The business would add to the Te Kairanga Wines company, just down the road in the town of Martinborough that Foley acquired in 2011

02/03/14

The multiple appellations of Washington will be tasted in a unique banquet dinner at this years Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Nuances of that regional diversity have been paired with the meal being prepared by Chef Dan Carr.

02/03/14

, Treasury has been laying the groundwork over a longer period, making "significant investments" at the brand's Marlborough winery and revamping its packaging over the last 18 months

02/03/14

For the past 10 years, Mr. Salman worked for Bacardi

02/03/14

when Washington privatized liquor sales in June of 2012, the changeover bumped up prices enough that more customers crossed the state line

02/03/14

Vinitaly has worked doggedly to snag Bill de Blasio to kick off its annual trade show

02/03/14

The force also said it will only put tracking stickers on bottles of alcohol in areas where there are high crime rates.

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dams is making it work with the help of her 43-year-old son, Quincy, who became the winemaker

02/03/14

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend $11.5 million to purchase surplus Concord grape juice from upstate New York growers to use in domestic nutrition programs

02/03/14

Mendoza seems to have been the place to buy a "lifestyle" vineyard in 2013, with demand pushing prices up by 25 percent, according to the latest Global Vineyard Index from property consultants Knight Frank

02/03/14

Only a small volume has been produced and, following praise from several critics, buyers have been quick to pounce on merchants' offers - underlining not only Krug's popularity but also rising consumer interest in vintage Champagne

02/03/14

This proprietary study is part of a new market development strategy designed to encourage new retail growth

02/03/14

It turns out that the Federal Aviation Administration has already grounded Lakemaid's ambitious plans

02/03/14

Organic wineries are rare in the United States, and even more rare in Arkansas. John Trickett of Circle T Winery & Vineyards is working to become the first in the state. - See more at: http://swtimes.com/business/charleston-winery-works-offer-first-organic-arkansas-wines#sthash.tOixCEwd.dpuf

02/03/14

So, maybe the weather isn't entirely underscoring winter right now (everyone east of the Sierra: please ignore that last clause). But the flavors on our plates certainly are.

02/03/14

My own theory is that, while some superb California syrah was being produced, too much of it was generic fruity, oaky red wine with little to distinguish it

02/03/14

Campaigns for three open seats prompted unprecedented attention - and campaign contributions

02/03/14

for use in domestic nutrition programs such as school lunches

02/03/14

An estimated average of 100,000 individuals from 70 countries attends the Expo each year to learn about the latest advances in agriculture