it's an important and unprecedented turn that today in the journal BMJ Open, researchers from Columbia University and Australia's University of New South Wales report that the alcohol gap is all but closed among young adults
agricultural lender Rabobank N.A. says the price of farmland in parts of the valley will decline by as much as 30 percent between now and the end of 2017. The drop follows declines in the prices farmers are getting for important crops such as almonds and walnuts
"By decreasing the amount of information we require you to submit and adding tools to assist you with the accuracy of the information you supply, we are lowering the chances that we will have to send your application back for correction"
On November, 11th, Madrigal Family Winery's Sausalito Tasting Salon & Gallery will open "fem·i·nine intuition", the latest exhibit in its Bay Area Art and Wine series. The exhibition features the work of the Bay Area native Cynthia Tom and is curated by Shiva Pakdel. An opening reception will be held on Friday, November 11th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The exhibit is on view from November 8th to December 12th.
Eric Wesley, a contemporary artist based in Los Angeles, has been named the winner of the 2016 Artisti per Frescobaldi Award. The announcement took place at the final award ceremony on October 21st at GAM, Milan's Gallery of Modern Art in Villa Reale, Milan.
Commercial drainage company, ACO, has become the first and only drainage company to obtain NSF/ANSI 3A 14159-1-2014 certification for its products from NSF International - a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization which is a world leader in standards development, product certification, education and risk-management for public health and safety.
Six full-time staff and a harvest crew of 15 interns are scrubbing tanks, dragging hoses, cleaning the press, doing pump overs, hosing down the floors and all the other tasks that come along with processing 700 tons of fruit in a single season. That's a lot of fruit, when you consider that 700 tons yields about 44,000 cases of wine, which is about as much as the 25 wineries in the Dundee Hills American Viticultural Area produce among them.
The International Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition (EIMA) International is a five-day event to be held in Bologna, Italy, Nov. 9 to 13. This event highlights agricultural products including processing machinery, fertilizer and spraying equipment, harvesting equipment, irrigation systems and equipment, and more.
This year's temperate, cooler-than-normal summer, free of any typical heat spikes, has played out well for the quality of this year's Santa Cruz Mountains' wine grape crop, reports viticulture consultant Prudy Foxx....More
The year 2016 has been a gratifying one for retired basketball legend Yao Ming. Despite a career cut short by injuries, the 36-year-old former Houston Rockets center-and eight-time All-Star-was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in September. It is also the year the Shanghai native's California winery, Yao Family Wines, put itself squarely on the map of Napa Valley by opening a chic visitor's center in the wine-tourist mecca of St. Helena.
For most wine drinkers in Amador County, getting caught in the crush meant dealing with the throngs of happy wine lovers filling the tasting rooms of local wineries during the Amador Vintners Association's "Big Crush" wine event, held over an entire weekend earlier this month. But for those actually working in the wine industry, it means something very different, because while the wine drinkers were crowding the tasting rooms, the wine makers were frantically trying to harvest the grapes and get them crushed, pressed and turned into wine.
In Alsace, winemaking culture has historically veered towards the routine, but that's beginning to change. Jon Bonné on the producers chasing the avant-garde in this famed French region, and the wines that may come to define its future
Younger generation wine drinkers have had their fill of the pompousness that's often associated with fine wine. And more brands are catching on, adapting their marketing strategies to include funky labels, laid-back messaging and even wine in cans. The latest to democratize vino is the Bordeaux Wine Council, or Bordeaux Wines, which markets all wines from the Bordeaux region and is launching a new video series on YouTube to make its varietals more accessible to younger drinkers.
A new sequencing technology, combined with a new computer algorithm that can yield detailed information about complex genomes of various organisms, has been used to produce a high-quality draft genome sequence of 'Cabernet Sauvignon,' the world's most popular red winegrape variety, reports a UC Davis genomics expert.
It's unclear why Werowocomoco (pronounced like it's spelled: Wero-wo-como-ko), a 17th century Algonquin settlement in Virginia, was the one specifically chosen as inspiration, but to Coppola's credit, he received a "personal blessing" ...