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04/30/14

CAB Collective educates tastemakers about region's most widely grown grape

04/30/14

LaVine will oversee all aspects of the Sonoma County Winegrower's push towards becoming the nation's first 100 percent sustainable winegrowing region

04/30/14

One of Washington's most successful and celebrated winemakers is calling it a career - at least for the moment.

04/30/14

CK Mondavi in-store promotion runs May through August 2014 to financially support the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces

04/30/14

Winery's Chenin Blanc Block Is Oldest Known Vineyard in Monterey County

04/30/14

Another Bordeaux futures campaign is here, but you might not know it by clicking over to the homepage of your fine wine retailer of choice. In past years, sellers would typically display their offerings prominently. But the en primeur game has changed, and some U.S. retailers wonder if it will ever be the same.

04/30/14

Wine exports exceeded $1.3 billion annually for the first time in March, according to figures released by Statistics New Zealand - a 9.2 per cent increase from 12 months ago.

04/30/14

Industrial action at western US ports now looks "unavoidable" say opposing sides in the dispute - putting wine shipments in jeopardy.

04/30/14

According to a recent report from the National Australia Bank, Australia's wine industry is set to benefit from increased demand in key wine export markets

04/30/14

While Moneyball, and Brad Pitt's good looks, became the face that launched a thousand big data blog posts, I've often thought about other examples, which might appeal to those who prefer to pour a glass a wine versus pore over box scores and Hadoop clusters. This begs the question: Can Big Data help me find a good bottle of wine?

04/30/14

increasingly growers are contemplating purchasing conventional wind machines to reduce the reliance on water for frost protection ...

04/30/14

Sonoma State's Wine Business Institute joined with Oracle and its technology partners to host Oracle's 4th Annual Wine Business Industry Summit at SSU. The event demonstrated how the latest software technology can improve wine agriculture as well as support innovation and profitable growth of some of the leading wine and agriculture companies based in California and around the world.

04/30/14

Vermont State Police say a student who suffered severe injuries after falling from a fourth-floor dormitory window at Green Mountain College had been drinking wine that contained LSD.

04/30/14

The state of Iowa may be on the verge of becoming a regional economic leader in the wine industry, according to a recent study from Frank, Rimerman + Co., a California-based consulting and accounting firm.

04/30/14

During the day, golfers will enjoy 18 holes on one of the Washington state's top rated courses. On top of the 18-hole tournament will be a variety of contests including putting, closest to the pin, and the infamous cork chipping. Following the contests will be a wine reception, awards lunch, and awarding of prizes, including a 5-day cruise for two for each member of the Low Gross winning team.

04/30/14

Le Vigne Winery held a grand reopening of its newly remodeled tasting room this past weekend, April 25-27. The Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce came out to show their support with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

04/30/14

As California moves into its warm season, the chances are likely that most areas will end up with about half their normal seasonal rainfall totals.

04/30/14

The predicted highs for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are 87, 92 and 91 degrees, respectively, which is much warmer than usual for late April, Diana Henderson, a forecaster with the National Weather Service, said Tuesday morning.

04/30/14

Shiny or rusty, restored to newness or looking every day of their 87 years, the trucks that once plied the Napa Valley's roads are living reminders of the wine country's earthier and pre-tourist past.

04/30/14

From inspiring tales of triumph over adversity, to French winemakers' dramatic tales of World War Two - these books are a treasure trove for the wine-loving book worm.

04/30/14

Figures released today by the Department of Health show the UK drinks industry is on track to meet its target to take 1 billion units of alcohol out of the market by the end of 2015 by reducing the strength of drinks and introducing new ranges of lower alcohol and lighter tasting drinks.

04/30/14

Certain types of Michigan grapes suffered significant damage last winter, but growers are holding out hope that they'll still have a good enough crop for wine and juice production.

04/30/14

The Central Coast Wine Competition is the largest evaluation event for wines produced exclusively on California's Central Coast and is hosted by six Central Coast fairs, including the California Mid-State Fair, according to a news release.

04/30/14

Voters in Crawford will decide next month whether to allow the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption. Even as surrounding areas decided to sell alcohol since prohibition ended in 1933, Crawford remained dry. Crawford residents could change that if the measure passes in the May 10 election.

04/30/14

In a report to councillors Monday, the city's economic development department said allowing VQA wines at the St. Catharines market "aligns well with the expectations of the visitor experience."

04/30/14

PRAAGS and PRO Water Equity reply to California Water Impact Network

04/30/14

Tom Vilsack on Tuesday announced distribution of $7 million in university research awards focused on small and midsized producers; $8.8 million in technical assistance for small, socially-disadvantaged producers; and a marketing certification program for small grass-fed beef producers as part of the second major USDA package released in 2014 to support small farms

04/30/14

... authors of the Oregon State University study say the levels are so small you would have to consume more than 700,000 pounds of the fish with the highest radioactive level to match the amount of radiation the average person is annually exposed to in everyday life through cosmic rays, the air, the ground, X-rays and other sources

04/30/14

Based in the Veneto region, Anselmi focuses on upscale white wines made primarily from the Garganega grape

04/30/14

"We're like the worldwide epicenter for cider."

04/30/14

Every year, judges give out medals to the world's best wines. But an undercover investigator is questioning their taste buds and asking if 'connoisseurs' even exist