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08/22/14

Nashville voters in November will get to decide if their grocery stores can stock wine, according to officials with the Davidson County Election Commission.

08/22/14

Craft-brewers in the Sunshine State petitioned to get half-gallon growlers legalised

08/21/14

There's one day left in the push to let voters decide whether Tennessee grocery stores can sell wine.

08/21/14

Riding a wave of growth and popularity of the state's aquaculture, Virginia officials on Tuesday announced the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail to connect travelers to the state's oyster industry.

08/20/14

Wine-in-stores supporters at Red White and Food announced Tuesday that enough signatures had been collected and validated in both cities to hold a referendum about the matter on the Nov. 4 ballot.

08/15/14

The Shelby County Election Commission has verified enough signatures for a wine-in-grocery-stores vote in Arlington this November.

08/14/14

The Naples Winter Wine Festival, set for Jan. 23-25 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, also named 40 other international vintners who will participate in the 2015 festival. The festival is one of the world's most well-known charity wine auctions, bringing together renowned vintners and chefs with wine enthusiasts and philanthropists for a three-day festival that raises millions of dollars for underprivileged and at-risk children.

08/13/14

Wine, like real estate, is all about location, location, location. As easy as it might be to think of North Carolina as one region, the state actually has three distinct locations for wine.

08/12/14

Nashvillians will get a chance to vote this fall on whether grocery stores can stock wine if election officials in Davidson County approve about half of the 33,226 signatures that have been turned so far.

08/12/14

Urban winery and music venue City Winery announced its expansion into Nashville. Slated to open October 1, City Winery Nashville will transform an existing 30,000 square-foot warehouse into a 300-seat concert hall, restaurant and private dining operation, and build the city's first fully functional winery.

08/12/14

The dinner is the second of three days of events under the umbrella l'Eté du Vin that the nonprofit Nashville Wine Auction uses to raise money to support the fight against cancer. The third, a massive wine auction, is the biggest fundraiser of the three.

08/12/14

Third Annual Back-to-School Campaign

08/07/14

Potomac Point Winery's new head winemaker, David Pagán Castaño, created "Vino Camino" as the embodiment of this new style of wine he calls fusion wine, blended from different regions of the world.

08/05/14

Ray Isle of Food & Wine visit our great Commonwealth and serve as the keynote speaker for our third annual Virginia Wine Summit

08/05/14

Georgia's wine industry took a step forward last week, when the federal government recognized the state's first American Viticultural Area, or AVA. There are over 200 such areas in the US (California's Napa Valley is probably the best known). The Upper Hiwassee Highlands AVA covers nearly 700 square miles in north Georgia and southwest North Carolina.

08/04/14

The nonprofit Red White and Food, which is collecting signatures for petitions on the measure across Tennessee, says it has collected 13,600 signatures on its Memphis petition, with 13,372 signatures needed to put the measure on the ballot this November.

08/04/14

"We have until Aug. 21 to get enough signatures and get them verified by the election commission."

07/31/14

The Rutherford County Election Commission notified Red White and Food that the required number of signatures have been turned in to hold a referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot, according to the press release from McNeely, Pigott & Fox.

07/31/14

Voters in Kingsport and Bristol will have the chance to vote whether or not they want wine to be sold in grocery stores. To get the issues on the ballot in November, each city needs ten percent of voters to sign a petition and there are petitions filed in Kingsport, Bristol, Church Hill, Elizabethton, Unicoi and Johnson City and according to Sullivan County Administrator of Elections Jason Booher, the signatures are in for 2 cities in the county, "

07/31/14

Craft beer gets plenty of attention and promotion in North Carolina. But the state also has a lively wine scene that is constantly adding new players of all sizes. The mountains are home to more than a dozen wineries, including America's most-visited (Biltmore in Asheville) and the nation's smallest (Calaboose Cellars in Andrews, with just 300 square feet).

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