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04/13/18

Stevens, 57, died Tuesday at home in Carneros of natural causes, Napa County Sheriff's Capt. Steven Blower said Thursday

04/13/18

The founder of Dulcich & Sons, the Delano farming company best known for "pretty lady" grapes, was shot and killed Wednesday morning. Jakov Prosper Dulcich, 84, was found with multiple gunshot wounds

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New commission leader aims to tout quality, value of Lodi's vineyards to global audience

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Dee died last week after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. She was 70. In early 2016, on the day of her 69th birthday, Dee had surgery after the discovery of a glioblastoma, the deadly type of tumor ...

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For the second straight year, the Washington State Wine Commission recommended viticulture and enology research totaling more than $1 million dollars be funded for 2018-19 through the statewide wine research grant program administered by Washington State University. The research grants aim to improve overall wine quality by addressing vineyard and winery challenges

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the risk of an escalating trade war with China has panicked American farmers and ranchers, who send many of their products abroad. China has responded to Mr. Trump's threat of tariffs on as much as $150 billion worth of Chinese goods by placing its own tariffs on American pork, and threatening taxes on soybeans, sorghum, corn and beef

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As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers swept across Northern California earlier this year, arresting more than 150 undocumented immigrants, the Bay Area restaurant industry watched closely

04/13/18

ollowing its break with Nanpu earlier last year, ambitious to turn its entry-level Carlo Rossi brand into the No. 1 imported wine ...

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The Starks told BiteClub they were "close to locking in a new location for Willi's" but aren't revealing the exact spot yet. Santa Rosa seems a safe bet, and there are plenty of empty restaurant spaces available. They plan to open it in early October, a year to the date of the wildfires that destroyed the original restaurant.

04/13/18

r. Barnhart will report directly to Steven Becker, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Compliance, and work as part of the Company's Regulatory, Compliance and Government Affairs team

04/13/18

one of Oregon's most celebrated producers of sparkling wine, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling, is happy to announce the appointment of Robert Alstrin to the position of director of sales and marketing

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Fedyszyn comes to Cooper's Hawk by way of Glanbia Performance Nutrition

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Brighton brings a breadth of expertise backed by direct industry experience gleaned from a 13-year tenure as Chief Development Officer at Red Robin Restaurants. Brighton also brings experience from Pepsico, Inc., RTM Restaurant Group, Quantum Restaurants, Equity Partners and more

04/13/18

Since 2012, Brodiaea, Inc.-a Delaware-based company wholly owned by HMC-has spent over $60 million and purchased about 10,000 acres of vineyard land in the Paso Robles region of California. Brodiaea followed that purchase by dipping its toes into Cuyama

04/13/18

Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit will cut half an hour from the expected lifespan of a 40-year-old

04/13/18

A lauded Napa Valley winemaker agreed to buy grapes from a couple's vineyard. A routine grape purchase agreement was drawn up and signed, and four to five tons of Cabernet Sauvignon were expected to change hands at last year's harvest.

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Related terms wine, whiskey were also Topics to Watch

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The closure is bittersweet for owners Christina and Gary Smith, who have been running the winery and vineyard - 10 acres which Gary's father Dr. Wayne Smith planted in 1980 - as well as the tasting room located in the former Bunce's Place building on Mill Street in Grass Valley.

04/13/18

A team of researchers with members from several institutions in France has created a detailed map of the genetic evolution of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes their analyses of the common yeast and what they found

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Some of the most ambitious, important and challenging work into the rescue, and re-emergence of old, traditional, indigenous grape varieties is being done by the world's largest wine producers. Not only do they have the resources to do so, but they also have the land, the vineyards and the history to be able to go back in time to re-plant vines for the future. One such producer is Torres which for the last 30 years has been looking to revive ancestral varieties dating back to pre-phylloxera of the late 19th century

04/13/18

In 2017, overall exports of wine from the region rose 21% in value on volumes up 24% compared to the previous year, second only to Provence and SW France, according to the latest data released by BusinessFrance

04/13/18

In Sauternes, a taste of dessert at Châteaus de Fargues and d'Yquem

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Opens One-of-a-kind Location in Downtown Portland's Top Ranked Hotel

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"For more than 50 years, hundreds of growers, vintners, local leaders, journalists and every day citizens have toiled to preserve the beauty and splendor of our Valley for this and future generations. That is why the Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve is, and will remain, a slice of paradise unique to the world"

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"Measure C is third and final leg that completes our long-term agricultural, hospitality and environmental vision to make this the most beautiful and resourceful county in the region"

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Vintner Joyce Black Sears is a supporter of Measure C, as well as the co-owner of Black Sears Vineyards in Angwin. Her reasons for supporting Measure C, she says, runs as deep as her long history in the county and her love for her neighbors, her fellow citizens, her grandchildren and her environment

04/13/18

"It's a flawed document," he maintains. "Because it's not based upon science. It attempts to regulate something that has no in-depth scientifically identifiable problem. It's about an emotional reaction to the changes in the Napa Valley without identifying how those changes are impacting the watershed." "Instead of going to the county and requesting a study of the imagined problem," Smith said. "The initiative was written by two people and lawyers in a backroom."

04/13/18

Early trials with an innovative vineyard spraying system that uses sensors to accurately control spray rate and direction are showing encouraging results

04/13/18

Bad news for casual drinkers - just one extra glass of wine or beer over the recommended weekly limit could cut your life expectancy by 30 minutes, according to a major new study

04/13/18

Over the last few decades, Domaine Ponsot has earned a reputation as one of the most unusual, iconoclastic estates in Burgundy ...