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01/18/17

Silicon Valley Bank sees slight price increases, labor shortages

01/18/17

Today's release of Silicon Valley Bank's State of the Wine Industry report is one of those annual punctuation marks. (A live videocast about the report airs today at 12:30 pm EST. A replay of the discussion will also be available at a later date.)

01/18/17

Wines priced between $12 and $25 a bottle will grow in volume in 2017, while those costing less than $9 should decline, according to an industry survey to be released today

01/18/17

On April 1, 2015, B.C. implemented a discriminatory program to offer only B.C. wines in B.C. grocery stores and continues to expand the number of B.C. wine only outlets, effectively banning imported wines

01/18/17

The California Association of Winegrape Growers has selected Michael Miiller as its new director of government relations, effective Jan. 17.

01/18/17

Confirms he is conducting a poll on the race, while talking issues with business, community groups

01/18/17

After receiving 7,000 entries from 28 states across the country, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, hailed as the largest competition of American wines in the world, has once again successfully narrowed thousands of wines down to an exclusive few ...

01/18/17

A Vinexpo initiative aimed at connecting leading buyers with wine and spirit producers is to have its first outing in Austria this September

01/18/17

As searches for the term enter a terminal tailspin, W. Blake Gray asks why producers still call wines Meritage

01/18/17

The Virginia Tobacco Commission has awarded $811,000 to Pittsylvania County for its SOVA Vineyard Development and Expansion Program.

01/18/17

Washington Sauvignon blanc styles are one of American wine's best kept secrets. These play a finer, crisper counterpoint to California's opulent, sun-drenched, more Southern styles, but are richer and riper and softer than Oregon's maritime-influenced, cooler, more linear Sauvignons. Dr Paul White sheds some light on what makes the state's wines distinctive.

01/18/17

Self-serve alcohol machines are part of just one of the new bills being proposed in Connecticut.

01/18/17

Century Liquor announced its closing in 2015 the day after Total Wine announced it would open a new store in Chanhassen (which opened in 2016).

01/18/17

??At the invitation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the 40th World Congress of Vine and Wine and the 15th General Assembly of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria from 29 May to 2 June 2017.

01/18/17

Albemarle County is poised to approve new regulations of wineries, breweries and distilleries on Wednesday night. Now some winery owners are voicing their concern

01/18/17

TCA 2017: "To put it in the competition place really takes away from the essence of cooking," says Waters, the subject of PBS's "Chefs Flight"

01/18/17

According to the estimates released by the Comité Champagne on Monday this week, Champagne shipments worldwide, including the French market, fell by 6 million bottles in the past 12 months compared to the same period in 2015, when the region shipped a total of 312.5m bottles

01/18/17

The share price of Treasury, which owns the Penfolds, Blossom Hill, and Wolf Blass wine brands, is influenced heavily by tourist and overseas demand for Australian wines.

01/18/17

Oregon viticulture veteran and experienced Thermaculture developer to offer application services and expertise to regional growers

01/18/17

London long has been the commercial and cultural center of the European wine trade. As a consequence, it has spawned the world's most erudite, effective and enduring school of wine commentators. Even people only casually interested in wine are apt to remember a spirited and poetic insight provided by such British wine writers as Michael Broadbent, Hugh Johnson and Gerald Asher

01/18/17

Yellow rice wine, sometimes known as liquid cake, dates back to the Shang Dynasty more than 3,000 years ago. It is the fastest growing mass-market alcoholic drink in China, with sales volume estimated at 8 percent last year, according to China International Capital Corp

01/18/17

The decline in the number of Mexican workers working in U.S. agriculture is largely due to Mexico's improved economy, plus Mexicans staying home due to the financial fallout from the U.S.'s Great Recession, says USDA-Economic Research Service economist Tom Hertz

01/18/17

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday that repealing major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, while leaving other parts in place, would cost 18 million people their insurance in the first year and could increase the number of uninsured Americans by 32 million in 10 years, while causing insurance premiums to double over that time

01/18/17

Despite the cooling influence of a weak La Nina in the latter part of the year, the year ended with the third warmest December on record for the globe