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02/25/15

Wine Country is starting to take a good hard look at itself. Residents in both Napa and Sonoma counties are organizing to challenge recent proposals for new and expanded wineries/event centers in rural areas. With the Sebastopol City Council unanimously voting no at its Feb. 3 review of the huge Dairyman Winery proposal and the Napa County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 10 to discuss winery over-development, a backlash against winery over-development is gaining steam.

02/25/15

The Treasury Department's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau last week approved the new American Viticultural Area (AVA). Overall, it encompasses 38,000 acres in a section of eastern Sonoma County that borders Napa County and isn't covered by any other AVA.

02/25/15

A proposed Melka Winery near St. Helena has scored an initial victory at a time when some people are questioning whether Napa Valley has too many wineries.

02/25/15

As destructive as last August's road-buckling, home-cracking earthquake was, seismologists say even more powerful temblors are in Napa's and the Bay Area's future.

02/25/15

Hopes are rising that South Africa's 2015 harvest could be one of the best in recent memory, with many winemakers reporting ideal conditions.

02/25/15

Cannabis cocktails could soon be served at US bars as a growing number of states seek to legalise and decriminalise the Class C drug.

02/25/15

A younger, wine savvy generation is driving an upmarket shift in wine consumption, but many producers are struggling to reach them, claims a new report.

02/25/15

Reka Haros, who runs the Sfriso family winery in Italy, offers more advice on how wineries, producers and wine businesses can successfully go direct to their customers.

02/25/15

A powerful agency claims Alibaba's sites offer counterfeit goods, but then retracts the report

02/25/15

Organizers announced Tuesday that City Harbor Crush - a spinoff of Huntsville's Big Spring Crush wine festival - will let guests sample more than 150 different wines, try their hand at grape stomping and enjoy local musicians. Food trucks and local restaurants will also be there serving "wine-inspired cuisine," according to a news release.

02/25/15

US direct to consumer wine sales grew 15% in 2014 off a relatively low base, but will become a significant future revenue source for small to mid-sized wineries, according to Wine Intelligence.

02/25/15

A celebration of the world's best wines and top chefs from around the U.S, the seventh annual New Jersey Wine & Food Festival at Crystal Springs Resort takes place March 20 to 22.

02/25/15

#Nominations and applications are being accepted for the Leadership Class 38 of the AgForestry Leadership Program.

02/25/15

But wait! There are actually people who live in Chicago who do make wine. Now, they're neither sourcing their fruit here, nor are they making their wines here, but they do actually live here. Here's a look at three labels made by people who live right here in the Chicago area.

02/25/15

Eleven wineries were recognized by Triple Pundit for their use of alternate energy, preservation of open space and organic practices. The list praises Villa Milagro Vineyards in Pohatcong Township for its organic and sustainable practices, which it touts online at the core of the winery's ideals.

02/25/15

Come Memorial Day weekend, Saint Joseph could have a new winery operating downtown. At Monday's meeting, the city commission approved a request from Lazy Ballerina Winery LLC to recommend approval to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission to operate at 315 State Street, downtown.

02/25/15

The bud-killing January 2014 freeze left most local vineyards without grapes this summer and this winter's extended cold weather has winemakers here worried again.

02/25/15

"It is a nail-biter at this time of year because you just don't know how low it will go and how long it will last," said Jim Trezise, president of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation in Canandaigua.

02/25/15

The Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association has named Vice President Spencer Nevins as its new president, effective July 1. Nevins succeeds Mike Lashbrook, 62, who'd served as president since 1989 and plans to retire in June. Nevins, 44, has served as vice president for regulatory affairs and counsel since 2006 for the association which represents more than 50 family-owned distributors and 5,000 employees across the state.

02/25/15

The tentative labor agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union is a welcome relief to businesses around the globe, ending a nine-month standoff between the two groups that at times brought ports on the West Coast to a halt. The total economic damage of continued congestion could cost retailers as much as $7 billion this year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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