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06/28/17

President Trump's administration will revoke a rule that gives the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority over regulating the pollution of wetlands and tributaries that run into the nation's largest rivers, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Tuesday

06/28/17

"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.

06/28/17

Ag groups cheer proposal, which is expected to be published soon in Federal Register

06/28/17

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

06/28/17

California lists Roundup ingredient as a chemical linked to cancer; Monsanto vows to fight

06/28/17

In this newly created role Capobianco will lead a team of four National Account Directors to expand the winery's presence and share in the off-premise chain universe.

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

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

06/28/17

and a national search will be launched to find her replacement, the New York City-based organization said Monday

06/28/17

The group's two-day conference will include in-depth policy briefings and issue discussions led by WSWA Government Affairs staff, as well as unique and valuable sessions on a host of current topics

06/28/17

But take heart, solanum lycopersicum enthusiasts, because the Fulton winery is replacing it with their new Harvest Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 30, which will of course include plenty of tomatoes.

06/28/17

... true to form prices then began to rise as the campaign went on

06/28/17

Antonio Galloni, tech entrepreneur and arguably today's top oenophile, shares his must-visit vineyards, art collections, and restaurants

06/28/17

Vintners from more than 40 nations gather to talk business and celebrate a vibrant industry

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

Sold-out Event Highlights Terroir-driven Wines with Global Panel

06/28/17

It will be weeks, if not months, before California farmers can fully assess the impacts of the late spring/early summer heat wave that affected many of the state's agricultural regions.

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

Opponents of the bill that would disqualify many Oregon small farms from tax breaks hope to defeat it in the Senate after it recently passed the House.

06/28/17

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the sum in Nevada on Monday.

06/28/17

A new national milk pricing policy in Canada, following a similar move in Ontario, is drawing criticism from the international dairy community and a call for intervention.

06/28/17

The twin tunnels, both four stories high and 35 miles long, would be California's most ambitious water project since the 1950s and 1960s.

06/28/17

English wine producers say they are more optimistic about this year's harvest following last week's heatwave, which has helped to mitigate the damage done to vineyards from the late Spring frosts.

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

The nonprofit organization's website states it exists to benefit both educational and research activities that promote and improve the North American wine culture.

06/28/17

Liquor store say wine sales have dropped 30 percent; grocery stores say sales are up

06/28/17

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."

06/28/17

Every worker had passed the restaurant's vetting process and appeared to be in the United States legally ...

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

The federal budget ties alcohol excise duty to inflation, makes increase automatic

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

B.C. Restaurant and Food Services Association opposes idea as 'a lot of red tape and regulation'

06/28/17

Whether trying Greek wines abroad or finding imported wines, explore some of these Greek grape varieties that make these wines great...

06/28/17

Pressured by neighbors, planning commission allows only visits by appointment

06/28/17

If you think you know what the most searched-for Spanish wines are, you're probably right

06/28/17

A study analyzing the combined effects of resveratrol and grapeseed extract shows encouraging signs for health-conscious wine drinkers

06/28/17

While organic wines aren't new, they are becoming increasingly sought-after, and, like rosé and Prosecco, suffer from a number of perceptions that require testing

06/28/17

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.

06/28/17

The WiM Association is happy to announce that the Wine in Moderation programme Implementation Report 2014-2016 is now available online.

06/28/17

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

06/28/17

Sixteen wineries in China are set to be granted an 'estate wine' trademark, as part of government efforts to establish official quality standards for those producing wines from their own vineyards

06/28/17

Wine Country Table is a new home for all of Jordan Winery's food, travel and lifestyle posts. The Journey of Jordan blog will now focus on winery news and more wine-geeky articles.

06/28/17

Maverick winemaker Dan Gatlin of Inwood Estate Vineyards doesn't believe in 'terroir'