The company announced a month ago that it was in talks to buy Mt Difficulty Wines in Central Otago. It has been 'conditionally sold for about $55 million,' with listed company Foley Family Wines scheduled to take over by June next year
Her ever-youthful father will continue his involvement as advisor and winemaker emeritus at the winery he co-founded with Austin Hills in 1977. Hills will remain as chairman of the board and director along with his sister Mary Lee Strebl
The ruling rejects arguments by representatives of Citizens' Voice St. Helena who claimed the City Council violated the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the city's own zoning ordinance and General Plan by approving the tasting room and expanded winery in 2014 without ordering a full environmental impact report
A long line of people stood outside on a brisk and cloudy Thursday to get a glimpse of a new grocery store in Vineland. Lidl, an international discount chain, opened its first location in New Jersey and celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The combination of dancing, music and curiosity about the new store created some excitement about the grand opening.
New York City boasts some of the most expensive food and beverage items in the country, but when the $1,000 bottle of wine Devin Shomaker is vinting is ready, it will be known for more than just the price. The grapes are being grown on a rooftop in Brooklyn, New York, the first attempt ever in the world to create a commercially viable rooftop vineyard
However, the figures also reflect the fact that the office-based functional jobs, which are more typically filled by women, sit at a higher level than manufacturing, leading to a higher hourly median rate for women
The risk of exposure to toxic substances escaping from industrial facilities has been heightened by the suspension of federal safety rules. Climate change action is getting undercut by easing of restrictions on heavily polluting vehicles.
Southern California smog worsens for second straight year despite reduced emissions
Federal waterways protections that state officials were relying on to save sensitive vernal pools and boost fisheries are gone. A dangerous pesticide that field workers expected would be banned remains widely sprayed.
Even the authority of officials at the state's national parks to prohibit plastic water bottles has been stripped.
By 2027, after most of the individual cuts in the bill expire (and the corporate cuts remain), households earning between $75,000 and $100,000 will see, on average, no tax cut. And households earning less than $75,000 per year will see, on average, a tax increase
California's headlong race to write its rules for the legal cannabis marketplace before Jan. 1, when recreational business can commence, took a leap Thursday with the release of a comprehensive set of temporary regulations for the emerging industry