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Founded by Germans in 1837, Hermann sits in a valley popularly known as the romantic Rhineland of Missouri. Tucked away on the longest river in America, early residents quickly took advantage of the sunny weather and fertile soil for growing grapes. The rocky nourishing dirt and steep slopes proved perfect for making award-winning white, light and sweet wines.


WineHaven produces 20,000 bottles of honey wine each year, shipping some of it as far away as Japan and South Korea.


The Casper City Council is mulling over how to regulate a special state winery permit that could open the door to a wide range of new drinking venues in the city.


The Arkansas Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Thursday over the lawsuit challenging the proposal, which would legalize alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties. Currently, 37 of the state's counties are "dry."


Customer after customer did a double take as they walked into the Otsego SuperTarget, surprised to find an entrance just inside the store to a small, brightly lit second shop filled with bottles of chardonnay, pilsners and spirits.


The harvest was spread out, however, from mid-August to the end of September, during the six days a harvest machine came out to pick early-, mid- and late-season grapes from the vines at Feather River


Michael Langley, director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, has thought through the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Amendment. The first thing on his agenda: meetings, lots and lots of meetings. The second: the development of a legislative packag


Colorado Mountain Winefest maintained its record growth, with nearly 6,000 people coming through the gates of Riverbend Park during the 23rd iteration of the popular wine festival presented by Alpine Bank. An estimated 5,950 visitors came to the festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, besting last year's record mark of 5,846.


wine continues to hold a captive audience locally, with at least two new wine shops opening in New Orleans in the past year or so.


Beer and wine are booming in Nebraska, and state regulators are struggling to keep up


A nasty fight involving millions of dollars, hundreds of local jobs, and a take-no-prisoners liquor war took center stage at the Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis Wednesday


Odneal is a Horticulturist with Missouri State's Fruit Experiment Station and says the Ozark climate takes its toll on native grapes. A harsh winter and wet summer have been her biggest challenges.


Grape harvest at Holy Field Vineyard draws so many eager pickers; they have to take reservations to work the fields.grapes. The Basehor, Kansas vineyard is celebrating its 20th year.


Jury selection and evidence hearings have begun in the lawsuit between St. Louis wholesaler Major Brands Inc. and liquor maker Diageo North America Inc.


The September sun streaming down on the vineyard ripens the fruit and draws volunteers from miles around. Eager volunteers file into the vineyards to help with the harvest; they admittedly enjoy the fruits of their labor


This November, voters in Minneapolis will be asked to weigh in on a charter amendment that would change the city's liquor rules. But the Minneapolis City Council doesn't even want to wait that long - it's moving ahead with its own ordinance changes now


As the nascent Minnesota wine business grows, vintners have tried to make their home bases meccas for travelers from near and far. With alluring tasting rooms, event spaces that provide the ideal backdrop for a wedding or party - not to mention ever-improving wines - they're attracting folks in search of a relaxing afternoon and a taste of "the good life."


The Marotzes have done their research - from product development to perusing historical documents. And, they have also had a great deal of fun along the way.


Maryland-based Total Wine & More and Target are the newest companies seeking to grab a share of the state's alcohol sales, following the footsteps of many grocery chains and big discount retailers, Minnesota Public Radio News reports.


The recent drought and earthquake had many thinking Palisade wines would flood the western states, but instead Grand Valley wineries target in-state buyers to keep business booming.

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