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Tuesday, September 23rd

04/22/14

Celebrations all over the map and calendar

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Stay tuned for an update on the final outcome of this process because the politics and the lobbying from all sides may be fierce; especially over provisions softening the three-tier system in NY

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Julian LeCraw Jr. says Antique Wine Company sold him a faux Château d'Yquem 1787

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the United States is becoming a wine-drinking nation

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"We plan to continue expanding with 12 to 15 new stores a year. In 2013, we had $1.5 billion in revenue, and we plan to be at $2 billion in 2015, and $3 billion in 2019."

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A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread attention online in recent days after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered alcohol, including vodka and rum varieties. But a representative for the federal bureau, Tom Hogue, said in an email to The Associated Press late Monday that the approvals were issued in error

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The 14th Annual Afternoon in the Vineyards, co-hosted by the Napa Valley Vintners and the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, will take place on Saturday, May 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. at six locations throughout Napa County

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Nine out of 10 French wine drinkers now enjoy the occasional glass of rosé, according to a recent survey.

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Winemakers across Argentina say heavy rain and low temperatures in February have impacted this year's harvest, with white production down by as much as 30%

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London-based fine wine merchant, the Antique Wine Company, is accused of selling an American wine collector thousands of dollars worth of fake Bordeaux

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Million-­gallon batches are cooked up in ­behemoth factories in Australia or California's less-dreamy-­sounding Central Valley and made of grapes that come from just about anywhere. And vintners are under constant pressure to find new ways to save money

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Currently, only a select number of websites have been given the authority to sell wine to New York state residents. For example, companies such as Fresh Direct and wine.com have received licenses to sell wine on the Internet.

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Margaret River's McHenry Hohnen Wine will be the first winery to utilise the technology

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Should wine critics allow their personal preferences to color their critical views? Or should they remain neutral on questions regarding a wine's style, regardless of how they feel about it?

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The president of the Champagne growers union, Pascal Ferat, says he is concerned that many small-scale, family-owned producers could disappear in the next few years.

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The question is a tricky one, because balance is in the eye of the beholder

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To help choose Napa's top 10 vintages, we asked two men with long careers at the epicenter: Tim Mondavi, longtime winemaker at Robert Mondavi Winery and now proprietor of Continuum (pictured right); and Andy Beckstoffer, owner of Beckstoffer Vineyards, and the largest grower of premium grapes in Napa Valley

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It's something that could take the "happy" right out of your happy hour. Tiny cancer-causing toxins are likely in that glass of wine you may enjoy. The problem starts in the vineyard where ochratoxin is secreted by vineyard mold. It's a mold that grows in a warm, humid environment

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Facility would highlight state history, serve as Sonoma County wine center

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Claims that alcohol is only harmful to health if you drink more than 13 units per day are unsubstantiated