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03/17/14

The governor's office has the signing ceremony set for just after 11am Thursday morning

03/17/14

Winery hiring activity stays strong in February, overall wine sales remain positive

03/17/14

DFV's largest brand, three-liter boxed wine label Bota Box, jumped another 14% from a sizeable base in 2013, nearing 2.6 million cases

03/17/14

WiVi Central Coast 2014, the wine industry's largest symposium and tradeshow on the Central Coast, starts this week at the Paso Robles Event Center. Hosted by Wine Business Monthly and Precision Ag Consulting, WiVi features a tradeshow with more than 100 exhibitors and two days of concurrent sessions that focus on regional viticulture, enology and wine marketing topics.

03/17/14

The decoy operation happened just in time for St. Patrick's Day which is one of the biggest drinking holidays

03/17/14

Across the parched American West, the long drought has set off a series of fierce legal and political battles over who controls an increasingly dear treasure - water

03/17/14

This is the first in an occasional series called 'The Great Northwest Wine Time Machine Project," a look at the stories behind the labels of older Pacific Northwest wines

03/17/14

The weekend event was expected to draw more than 2,000 guests to 26 wineries around Kenwood and Glen Ellen. Along with reds and whites, the wineries are offering such food pairings as crepes, pizza, polenta, gelato and chocolate truffles

03/17/14

Milkshake lovers now have an excuse to toast before slurping - the wine shake is in motion.

03/17/14

Boxed wine has gotten a bad rap in America. But new collaborations between winemakers and innovative packaging companies have resulted in vintages that are actually pretty darn good

03/17/14

Underage students pursuing winemaking degrees at Napa Valley College may finally get the chance to taste their work

03/17/14

Green beer is all wrong; St. Patrick's Day should be celebrated with red wines that reflect the Irish soul

03/17/14

The wine's appearance does scream Syrah from the moment it's poured

03/17/14

With an innovative new web ordering application leading the way, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission's ninth annual New Hampshire Wine Week was a smashing success, as wine event sales increased by 15 percent compared to the previous year.

03/17/14

State lawmakers stood pat on liquor laws this year, though there was some talk of removing the marketing restrictions in Utah restaurants often refered to as the Zion Curtain

03/17/14

While some areas of California face supply cutbacks because of the drought, the Imperial Valley has all the water it can use, thanks to senior rights on the Colorado River established decades ago

03/17/14

The biggest news is that 12 million juvenile salmon scheduled to be set free in the next month from Coleman National Fish Hatchery in Shasta County will instead be trucked to the bay and released in pulses from submerged net pens, according to a plan announced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

03/17/14

Not long ago, I was asked whether the changes to California wine in the 1990s and early 2000s, the rise of what I've called Big Flavor, were necessary in order to reach today's more interesting state

03/17/14

Even before this latest drought emergency, some agencies that historically draw their water from the overtapped Colorado River and Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta have taken steps to slash their dependence on water from outside sources

03/17/14

The situation in the Crimea, in fact, is an unusually complicated one ...

03/17/14

Any wine lover who collected baseball cards as a kid can appreciate the latest promotion launched by Oregon's Chehalem Mountains Winegrowers Association - winemaker trading cards

03/17/14

The bill allows wineries and breweries with a state Liquor Control Board endorsement to offer samples under certain conditions

03/17/14

On the night in question, the hotel provided the catering for the Marie Claire Awards at the Royal Theatre Le Carré near the river Amstel

03/17/14

The carbon nanotubes expand the range of light wavelengths that activate a plant's photosynthetic systems. Even at their most productive, plants can normally only absorb about 10 percent of full sunlight. So, science to the rescue.

03/17/14

Thousands of people in the Haute-Garonne near Toulouse were left without a telephone or internet connection following the attack

03/17/14

Also, a wine chemical could help babies with spinal muscular atrophy; more data on alcohol and pregnancy

03/17/14

Whose gonna ditch the parade next, leprechauns?