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07/07/14

Money will fund new learning center for Wine Business Institute's undergrad and graduate programs

07/07/14

Sonoma State University (SSU) President Ruben Armiñana announced that Marvin R. Shanken, editor and publisher of Wine Spectator magazine, is making a $3 million gift to the university through the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation. The gift will support the construction of the new home for SSU's Wine Business Institute, which will be named the Wine Spectator Learning Center.

07/07/14

The Monticello Fire covered 6,488 acres as of 7 p.m. Sunday and remained 30 percent contained. The area, announced as 7,000 acres Saturday night, was revised downward after the return of daylight permitted more accurate surveying

07/07/14

"We want to find out the full extent and reach of what happened."

07/07/14

Report has it that Bouldin Island spraying went off target, doused wineries by mistake

07/07/14

The Boston Globe reported today that Massachusetts consumers are one step closer to getting wine delivered straight to their doorsteps.

07/07/14

Eastern Section recognizes scholars and students at separate event

07/07/14

Wine Vision's return to London in November will examine key issues affecting growth in the industry as relationships between wine brands and consumers change and competition from spirits and beer intensifies

07/07/14

Restaurants continued to be among the leaders in job growth, with the industry adding a net 32,800 jobs in June and more than 173,000 jobs during the first six months of the yea

07/07/14

In a move which could have widespread implications for Gallic identity, those who enjoy a tipple in the office will have to give up their habit

07/07/14

The boutique wine business has doubled profits, reporting record sales of £5m a month as its wine 'angel' network swells to 220,000 armchair investors

07/07/14

The net loss of irrigated farmland amounts to a sliver of Sonoma County, which spans about 1 million acres, and about 0.15 percent of its 80,000 acres of farmland. Sonoma had the smallest net loss among the 47 counties included in the report, ranking it just behind 10 counties - including Mendocino - that had net gains in irrigated farmland

07/07/14

The case, which was first heard in-front of an industrial tribunal last week (25 June) in Carcassone has now taken on criminal proceedings ...

07/07/14

The Moulin family of Galeries Lafayette Group has formed a partnership with Florence and Daniel Cathiard of Chateau Smith Haut-Lafitte to buy four properties across Pomerol, Sauternes and Graves

07/07/14

Sparkling wine sales are showing no signs of slowing down - volumes rocketed 20% in the second quarter of 2014

07/07/14

"We have the largest selection of product of any province in Canada."

07/07/14

There's a tendency among wine writers to keep their heads down and opt for a quiet life. That may explain why they don't tell the truth about natural wine. They never write that most of it is undrinkable. For many, it tastes like vinegar.

07/07/14

You can open that bottle now-or you can hold off and wait until the peak of its drinking window, when the aromas have deepened to a more complex bouquet

07/07/14

Environmentalists are cheering the decision against hydraulic fracturing as a major step toward more local control over the natural gas production. Industry groups, on the other hand, fear the ruling could results in a patchwork of local rules that slow development of the booming energy source