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07/02/15

California grapegrowers whose vineyards are affected by the Grapevine Red Blotch-associated Virus may be eligible for financial aid to replace infected vines under a relatively new program attached to the 2014 Farm Bill. The aim is to ameliorate the affects and limit the spread of the still-mysterious red blotch virus in many of the state's major grape-producing counties.

07/02/15

The development of the project is contingent upon Caltrans installing a traffic light at the corner of Highway 29 and Grayson Avenue. The city's attorneys are defending against the case at the applicant's expense

07/02/15

David Michael Akin, a well known professional in the wine industry and an active community volunteer, died of a sudden heart attack at his Lodi home Saturday, June 27. He was 68. He was a consulting winemaker for a number of wineries before starting his Akin Estates label in 2002

07/02/15

Shares of Constellation Brands, Inc. rose more than 2 percent in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat results for its first quarter and announced its plans to buy the Meiomi wine brand for around $315 million.

07/02/15

Amazon yesterday launched one hour delivery in London on select products including several of its beer, wine and spirits offerings with its new Prime Now service.

07/02/15

Joe Wagner credits fortunate timing and outstanding grape sources for the growth of Meiomi

07/02/15

A new update of world economic data released Wednesday shows Brazil's gross domestic product slightly higher than California's. That pulls the state's unofficial economic ranking down from seventh place in June.

07/02/15

The noise component of the ordinance, which was the only one like it in Clark County, required wineries to keep their noise level below 50 dBC. That unit of measurement tests for a wider range of sound - the thumping bass of music, for example - than a dBA standard, which is used by the state. Clark County also uses the dBA standard in all of its other ordinances.

07/02/15

The drought hitting the West is not just striking the continental US. That same weather pattern that's sucking the life out of California is also making life hot, dry, and dangerous for the top third of North America: Alaska and Canada have seen little rainfall, soaring spring temperatures, and now, a record-breaking wildfire season

07/02/15

Silver Coast Winery has announced a partnership with The Warrior Ride organization of Oak Island. The Warrior Ride is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping wounded veterans in their rehabilitation through recreational activities such as adaptive bicycling, kayaking and golf. There are Warrior Ride events taking place across the United States and they are free to all service members by way of grants and donations.

07/02/15

This year state legislators unanimously approved SB 440, which lets New Mexico breweries and New Mexico wineries sell each other's products. The law takes effect at the start of July.

07/02/15

Portland's urban wineries seem unstoppable. Just after SE Division Wine Collective expanded its dining room to meet demand, Urban Crush announces that it will open its custom crush facility, tasting room, and lounge in inner Southeast on July 18. Urban Crush takes over the space formerly occupied by the House Spirits Distillery tasting room, which exited the building last fall. Renowned for its Aviation American Gin, House Spirits moved to a 14,000-square-foot facility, also in Southeast.

07/02/15

Last spring the phrase "Yes Way Rosé" (#yeswayrosé) seemingly exploded out of nowhere. By the end of the summer, the New York Post's Page Six was hyperventilating over an imminent shortage of rosé in the Hamptons. Had an insatiable demand for rosé suddenly exploded out of nowhere, leading to a run on the pink booze bank? Yes and no. What has actually happened over the last decade has been a rapid, still-accelerating and somewhat contradictory shift in American wine preferences.

07/02/15

Riccardo Kanakari, a 35 year wine industry veteran, announced today that he will be re-introducing the historic TIPO wine brand in November 2015.

07/02/15

The largest-growing category of wine today is the blended red, with blended white wines also peaking. For the most part, consumers do not ask what's in the various blends they are offered. Proof of this is easy to see: red wines with fanciful names are appearing everywhere and very few of the wines have back labels that say anything specific about what's inside. Most back-label copy is so non-descriptive a teetotaler could have written the text. To wit:

07/02/15

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery was recently named "Best Minnesota Winery of 2015" by the Star Tribune. With over 100 categories, Star Tribune's Best of Minnesota awards recognize a prestigious group who represent this state.

07/02/15

Exhibitor confidence was boosted by the long-awaited recovery of the Chinese market after two years of decline, as well as the presence of American buyers. The U.S. was the guest of honor at this 18th edition, and buyers flocked to Bordeaux, encouraged by favorable EUR-USD exchange rates and an upturn in American consumption.

07/02/15

New quarterly magazine debuting fall 2015 features everything good that grows

07/02/15

Napa Valley winery partners with award winning PR firm to spearhead national media campaign

07/02/15

On a like-for-like basis, the market trend observed was toward stability in value and a slight 3% drop in volume. The slight drop in the number of units sold is the result of an increase in the use of larger barrels and slower business in the southern hemisphere and in China

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