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03/21/14

"In terms of quality and pricing the conditions are similar to 2007. Prices must drop by at least 30 percent if we want to sell the wines."

03/21/14

"This is an important milestone for both 14 Hands and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, and one we are very proud of," said Ted Baseler, president and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. "Since its initial introduction in 2005, we have watched 14 Hands evolve into the fastest growing wine brand in the history of the Washington wine industry."

03/21/14

Study Shows Over 93 Percent Compliance with Placement Guidelines

03/21/14

The supermarket chain Kroger said it is encouraged by Thursday's developments, but it admits more work is left to be done. The company said it is working with other grocery chains to come up with a strategy that will drum up support for the wine issue across Tennessee

03/21/14

The Napa Valley Vintners announced its fifth set of grants Thursday from the proceeds of the 2013 Auction Napa Valley fundraiser.

03/21/14

In a major report released today on advertising in the beverage alcohol industry, the Federal Trade Commission recognized the Distilled Spirits Council for its "robust" and effective self-regulatory system

03/21/14

"It's a bit like Woody Allen: when he makes serious films nobody wants to see his serious films; they just want to see his funny films. And when I try to make serious wines nobody is really interested. They want my lighthearted, fun, less serious efforts."

03/21/14

If you think craft beer is seemingly everywhere these days, there's good reason. From bars and restaurants to supermarket aisles, the selection of locally made, often quirkily named brews has grown at an exponential rate

03/21/14

As the world of French truffles falls into disarray, let's hear it for the poor man's truffle of Bourgogne

03/21/14

... there was an "only Nixon could go to China" scenario at work

03/21/14

The California Farm Water Coalition (CFWC) has upgraded its estimate of acres farmers will leave idle this year to 800,000 acres, up from 500,000, because of a lack of water.

03/21/14

The tiny volcanic island produces a wealth of remarkable and seemingly timeless wines

03/21/14

Forced out as general partner, he now has a promotional position

03/21/14

The new 14 Hands winery and tasting room in Prosser officially open its doors for business on April 12. Owned by Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, 14 Hands is Washington's third largest wine brand. Tickets for the grand opening event are available at 14hands.com.

03/21/14

The overall softening in the adult beverage industry is seen more in restaurants and bars than at retail, according to recent analysis by food and beverage research firm Technomic Inc.

03/21/14

Don't be surprised if you soon get carded at your neighborhood Starbucks

03/21/14

Now, the South Carolina House Judiciary Committee has given its preliminary approval to a bill that would allow alcohol sales on Election Day.

03/21/14

Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE)'s stock had its "sell" rating reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank in a research note issued on Friday, ARN reports

03/21/14

Oregonians may get a chance to vote on a sales tax in November, but only on liquor

03/21/14

The former chief strategist of Microsoft believes consumers should add salt to red wine in order to improve the flavor

03/21/14

Archaeologists have found what they believe could be evidence of a near-2,000-year-old Roman vineyard in southern England

03/21/14

Young drinkers do go for sweet malt beverages that mask the taste of alcohol with fruit flavors; 17 percent said they'd had a Smirnoff malt beverage, which comes in flavors like grape and frozen strawberry lemonade.

03/21/14

Now that a state Ethics Commission finding against three former Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board officials has blossomed into a full-blown criminal investigation, state lawmakers should consider that the whole matter shouldn't even exist

03/21/14

the latest sign of improving ties and just days before China's president visits Europe