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Thursday, November 27th

07/30/14

California vintners optimistic about early vintage with continued high quality

07/30/14

Grape leader Jeff Bitter says the California wine industry overall is purring like a well-tuned engine, yet beware of bumps in the road including foreign competition, alternative beverages, and rising input costs

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A vigil service for Torres, a woman who has made a tremendous difference to a large group of local nonprofits, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the St. Helena Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, also at the St. Helena Catholic Church.

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You can take the boy out of the cellar, but you can't take the cellar out of the boy. After a brief hiatus from the wine business, Sam Sebastiani has returned for a third act with La Chertosa, a small wine brand he hopes will showcase his family's heritage.

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The synergy of the partnership will allow BinWise users to have access to real-time inventory and pricing information

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Company Focuses on Ultra Premium Winemaking for Individuals, Small Wineries and Vineyards

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No state handles its alcohol quite like New Hampshire, according to per capita consumption data shared by the Beer Institute. The libertarian New England state guzzles down more booze per person-some 40.8 gallons per year-than any other U.S. state, by The Beer Institute's estimates.

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With Diageo set to report its full-year 2014 results tomorrow, let's look at what we might expect - with analysts predicting a share loss in US spirits and continued concerns in Asia-Pacific

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For the entire month of August, Missouri wineries and the Missouri Wine and Grape Board are featuring the Vignoles grape varietal. The Vignoles (veen-yole) grape is a varietal that thrives in the demanding weather conditions of the state, and is the most commonly grown white grape.

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In the latest Finger Lakes Vineyard Update from Cornell Cooperative Extension Finger Lakes Grape Program, Mike Colizzi, Extension specialist says that Finger Lakes grape growers are seeing increased incidence of downy mildew.

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The quality of some of the world's top wines is down to a concentration of expertise rather than terroir, a French professor has argued.

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The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers is offering education on clean plants for their 2014 Summer Tour held on Thursday, August 7.

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As the only international sustainable winegrowing award of its kind, BRIT honors wine organizations that demonstrate a commitment to the environmental, economic, and social aspects of winegrowing.

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When Thierry Brouin arrived at Domaine des Lambrays, the vineyard was a dilapidated ruin. Today it is part of the luxury LVMH empire.

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Jim Huntsinger, the executive vice president of Trinchero Family Estates, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2014.

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As the battle for Champagne supremacy continues, we round up the region's top 10 leading brands by volume based on 2013 figures.

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An international collection of winemakers and spirit brands have signed up to this November's Vinexpo Nippon.

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Engineer-turned-winegrower in Yakima Valley tends her family's singular vineyard

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A South African wine has decided to bypass the usual UK retail channels in favour of directly targeting farmers as its would-be consumers.

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Naked Wines has started trialing same day delivery in San Francisco and may eventually bring the concept to London.

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The $350,000 is for gross sales, according to the state comptroller's office. An unknown portion of those sales goes to Aramark, the SMU vendor. The beer and wine sales made up more than half the $650,000 in food and other concessions sold at the games, said SMU athletic spokesman Brad Sutton.

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First, and foremost, make sure you're actually talking to the sommelier or wine director. In other words, never, ever, ever, ever ask the waiter for wine advice.

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The problem with this business model is that it demands more and more people to be drawn into our delicate region and the cumulative impacts of such development encroach upon the shared common resources, such as water, roads, public utilities, emergency services, etc., of the citizen stakeholders (residents, homeowners, taxpayers, etc.).

07/30/14

Forbes.com's Katie Kelly Bell doesn't consider herself a wine blogger or writer, but a wine storyteller. Maybe that's why her profile on tree-hunting Bordeaux winemaker Pierre Seillan earned her a nomination for Best Blog Post of the Year with the American Wine Blog Awards.

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A call by the three western premiers for the dismantling of internal trade barriers between their provinces is a great idea - one that is long overdue. It would lead to more opportunities for enterprising businesses, lower costs for consumers, and greater economic freedom.

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Growers of Ontario fruits and vegetables say this summer is looking like a good one for produce. Standing along the packing line of his fourth generation family farm, John Thwaites can't help but smile.

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It's not that the grapes are different - the reds are made of tannat, as in Madiran, and cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon, as in Bordeaux and Bergerac. Whites are made of gros manseng, petit manseng and petit courbu, as in Jurançon

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An avalanche of buyers have scooped up a discounted $650 wine fridge by buying six bottles of high-end Penfolds wines after Mr Clarke launched an aggressive advertising blitz for the month of July

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... has announced a number of changes to its executive committee, as well as a new board member

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"I usually let them explain the concept and the technology," he wrote in an e-mail, "before I cut them off and tell them I think it is borderline offensive."

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The fire burned near several wineries - many owners now waiting to get a closer look at their vineyards. On Capital Public Radio's Insight Tuesday morning, Rob Campbell of Storey Winery says he talked to a fire official about the retardant used

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Study Looks at 6,500 Americans for Two Decades; Defining a Drinking Problem

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OK, let's get this out of the way high up: Greek wine is, well, all Greek to me. What a card. But I have plenty of company in the deck. Greek wines ...