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11/17/17

Darius Anderson said local lawmakers are working with Republican legislators to request the GOP tax bill not eliminate the deduction for personal losses for wildfires and earthquakes ...

11/17/17

John Moramarco, managing partner of beverage alcohol consulting firm bw166, estimates the fires caused tasting rooms to lose between $19 million and $38 million in sales. He said an additional $50 million to $100 million revenue will be lost by wineries that need to be rebuilt as a result of the firestorm

11/17/17

Grants strengthen local agencies for both day-to-day and emergency response services

11/17/17

"As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Ag Preserve, we ask that you join us in renewing this commitment to Napa County agriculture"

11/17/17

Napa County's latest count of homes destroyed or badly damaged by recent wildfires comes to 637. This figure includes homes that have been "red-tagged" as unsafe for habitation

11/17/17

The fruit from the new vineyard 4 miles east of Healdsburg will supply Paul Hobbs Wines' CrossBarn's Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon program

11/17/17

Nostalgic Wine Ads Feature Founder Joseph Carr Sharing Stories Behind the Wine in Unconventional Settings.

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

CEO James Quincey said he would not rule it out, but that "it doesn't make sense" to do it now.

11/17/17

Dundee Mobile Bottlers Uses State of the Art Equipment to Bottle Still and Sparkling Wine on Same Line

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

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.

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

Kansas City company allegedly selling directly to Roundy's

11/17/17

Costco "and it is not close"

11/17/17

The highly anticipated downtown Napa steakhouse debuts within the soon-to-open Archer Hotel Napa

11/17/17

In the first of a three-part series on wine culture in the Midwest, wine columnist Lettie Teague returns to her native Indiana to see what wines her fellow Hoosiers are drinking-and making-today

11/17/17

"With subscription services, wine lovers have the convenience of not having to place orders, and best of all, they get to try rare and unique wines they might not have known about otherwise," bla bla

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

Plum to be available via Williams Sonoma online and in catalog in mid-November 2017; Will be available in-store Winter 2018

11/17/17

The London Wine Fair will be introducing an Innovation Zone at its 2018 show, designed to champion innovation in the drinks sector.

11/17/17

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.

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

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

11/17/17

Germany, already feeling the results of climate change, is hosting U.N. climate talks this week. One scientist there said they couldn't be making red wine this good without climate change

11/17/17

... at the Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference. Evolving cultural values are essential to selling fine wine

11/17/17

... culminating a week-long countdown. Charle's Smith's K Syrah Walla Walla Valley Powerline Estate 2014 was chosen as number 2