"Farmers and ranchers across this country are cheering EPA's proposal today to ditch its flawed Waters of the U.S. rule. We know the importance of clean water, and farmers and ranchers work hard to protect our natural resources every day.
California Governor Jerry Brown's plan for two massive tunnels to divert water from the state's largest river, the Sacramento, to the farm-rich Central Valley and populous Southern California, won't threaten endangered species, federal agencies say
The position was created to establish and implement new marketing and sales strategies that ensure the long-term success and independence of Dutton-Goldfield as a family-owned and -operated, Russian River Valley wine producer.
In addition, Wine Enthusiast has appointed Christina Pickard to the role of Contributing Editor for Australia and New Zealand, and Contributing Editor Anna Lee Iijima, currently the taster for New York and German, will be expanding her role and tasting to include the Rhône Valley. Alexander Peartree, formerly Assistant Tasting Director, rejoins the team as Tasting Manager to assist Buzzeo in her expanded position
Shoppers in Connecticut pay the price of paternalism every time they frequent a local liquor store. Prices are 24 percent higher than in neighboring states or up to $8 more a bottle, thanks to a law that has its roots in prohibition.
In about six weeks, proponents of water storage projects face the application deadline for the portion of the bond devoted to new storage. The Ag Alert® Storing for the Future series has profiled several of those projects.
Editor's note: This is the final installment of a three-part Ag Alert® series about large-scale water storage projects applying to the California Water Commission for funding from the Proposition 1 water bond.
A quiet undercurrent running through aspects of the Vinexpo Bordeaux wine and spirits market this past month was of individuals dodging mainstream trends to embrace the offbeat. This is partially about personal choice and creativity, and also about differentiating brand identity.
It is not our job to drink wine. It is our job to sell wine, or write about it, or make it, or market it. The idea seems simple enough, and Guilisasti is a living, breathing illustration of the principle.
Sommeliers are having a moment. Documentaries and television shows are proliferating, as are worshipful works of nonfiction about these adored wine whisperers. As masters of one of the most universally intimidating aspects of our lifestyle culture, sommeliers are now ricocheting to the tops of rock star lists, the way chefs once did 30 years ago. As one of the chefs in the Netflix documentary Somm put it, "Somms are the new celebrities in our industry."
North Avenue Capital (NAC), a specialized commercial lender, announced today the closing of a $1.6 million loan to fund the acquisition of the Hidden Lake Winery and Banquet Center located in historic Aviston, Illinois.
Lydia Tomek, head winemaker at Burning Kiln Winery, isn't one to hold back on her opinions. Not about wine. Not about agriculture. And not about the job her team of women do at Burning Kiln winery near Long Point, on the north shore of Lake Erie.
Trader Joe's, which has plenty of cheap wines to choose from, cannot keep its new sparking wine cans, Simpler Wines, in stock. The 4-pack, which retails for $3.99, equates to a standard 750-ml bottle of wine, making it a steal for summer drinking. After Trader Joe's introduced the budget-friendly wine cans at the end of April, the inventory quickly sold out.
China's Dynasty Fine Wines, a joint venture between the Tianjin government and French spirits giant Rémy Martin, has put its winery (or estate château) and part of its winery facility in its home base of Tianjin up for sale for a total of RMB 400 million (US$58.7 million), as the company's financial woes deepen