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06/07/18

The county Election Division released a vote tally at 10:39 p.m. Tuesday that included only four more ballots than the initial, 8:01 p.m. count. The controversial watershed and oak woodlands protection initiative led 7,191 to 7,149, or 50.15 percent to 49.85 percent.

06/07/18

The study by DrugAbuse.com, which analyzed 3.5 million public Instagram posts from Jan. 1, 2017, though March 31, 2018, shows that beer-related posts outnumbered wine-related posts in 48 states. That was also true in California where about 85% of U.S. wine is made.

06/07/18

Saskia de Rothschild is the latest member of her family steering Château Lafite Rothschild into an uncertain future.

06/07/18

After purchasing the Meadowrock estate in 2014 and entirely remodeling it to create a high-end, boutique winemaking facility, a final phase of vineyard development will complete the estate expansion for Guarachi.

06/07/18

The House is moving to approve a nearly $3 billion bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects

06/07/18

Founded 70 years ago by a pair of enterprising brothers, Trinchero Family Estates has grown exponentially from its humble beginnings.

06/07/18

Delaying hike could do more long-run harm to emerging markets

06/07/18

The desire to save time and money influences consumer shopping habits as the pressures of modern life push them towards more value-minded offerings. Drawing from research by GlobalData, Eloise McLennan takes a look at the evolving pursuit of lower prices and better value.

06/07/18

Vineyard View: Success against Pierce's disease show the value of funding research

06/07/18

Voters on Tuesday passed Proposition 68 - the California Clean Water and Safe Parks Act - a $4.1 billion bond that will provide $1.6 billion for water-related projects.

06/07/18

"House Bill 165 is a carryover from 2017 and would, if passed, replace Delaware's archaic ban on winery direct shipments with language proven successful in the majority of U.S. states," said Jeremy Benson, executive director of Free the Grapes! a national, grassroots coalition of consumers, wineries and retailers fighting to change the law.

06/07/18

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits of Colorado sued Gary J. Dragul and MC Liquor 02 LLC on June 1. Southern Glazer's alleges the company - which does business as Incredible Wine & Spirits in Englewood - owes $28,120 for products delivered.

06/07/18

The estate boasts over 35 works on display, such as Zhan Wang's "Artificial Rock," Yue Minjun's "Terracotta Warriors," Weiwei's "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads," and Haring's "King and Queen." Warburg introduced the sculptures to the landscape in 2015 because he believes wine and art have the ability to "connect people across cultures," Moller-Racke notes.

06/07/18

Partnership with Bvlgari for Tribeca Film Festival and Bespoke Experiences

06/07/18

Today's winemakers realize what a crucial consideration yeast is-it affects how quickly fermentation begins, how rapidly it progresses, and what the final product tastes like.

06/07/18

Unseasonably cold temperatures early Monday morning brought "severe" damage to vines, and had vineyard owners in the fields overnight. At least one winery, Lightfoot & Wolfville, lit fires in the vineyards but most found the weather conditions meant that wouldn't work.

06/07/18

Richness and diversity of wines produced by California's under-the-radar artisan winemakers showcased; only local event where Angelenos can discover this many cutting-edge, high-end wineries from Paso Robles, Santa Barbara County, Mendocino, Napa, Sonoma, and more, all in one place; over a dozen LA County-based garagiste winemakers featured

06/07/18

Russian River Valley pioneer DeLoach Vineyards just released its first sparkling wine, Le Royal, an elegant vintage wine from the renowned Charles Heintz Vineyard in Green Valley. The release expands the bubbly portfolio of DeLoach owner Boisset Collection.

06/07/18

Over the three days of the event (29-31 May), Vinexpo Hong Kong's narrow aisles were often densely packed, revealing the show's appeal for both exhibitors (with a record of 1,465 stands) and visitors; initial estimates point to 17,500 entries, i.e. 2% more than the previous record in 2016.

06/07/18

High temperatures continued to promote vine growth. At the end of May in areas spared by hail in Gironde, canes had grown by 15 to 25 cm and flowering was starting. In Charente, flowering was also imminent.

06/07/18

The European Union, Canada and Mexico-key export markets for California agricultural products-promised they would strike back with billions of dollars' worth of tariffs on a wide range of U.S. exports, including some agricultural products, in retaliation for new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

06/07/18

In May, our Leadership Farm Bureau class had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C., alongside California Farm Bureau Federation leadership, the CFBF Federal Policy team and county Farm Bureau representatives from Shasta County to Tulare County.

06/07/18

US trade deficit falls second straight month to $46.2 billion in April; gap still up this year

06/07/18

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Ag communications students tackle taboo topic in presentation to local farm leaders

06/07/18

The capital's nascent urban winemaking scene is continuing to develop with the release of a Battersea winemaker's first wine and the launch of a crowdfunding campaign to develop a new winery in southeast London.

06/07/18

Boise District BLM urges the public to take precautions as fire fuels dry.

06/07/18

The money would pay for 19 full-time equivalent positions in ODA's natural resources, food safety and market access policy areas, as well as its administration.

06/07/18

With a departure from Spain'sold fashioned image and China's growing thirst for wine, Group Faustino, the Spanish wine giant, is confident that the country will become its most important wine market within the next five years, according to its CEO.

06/07/18

Okay I'll fess up at the outset: I own a Cheval Blanc 1998, so it is with elevated interest that I noticed Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW's recent retrospective of that vintage. My interest is not just personal, of course, because its consequences, if any, will help develop the narrative about the Parker succession.

06/07/18

Rosie Davenport, who has 17 years experience as a journalist and editor at various publications including Harpers Wine & Spirit and Off Licence News in the UK, will be based in Sydney for her new role.

06/07/18

The row is blamed for trade obstacles that have raised concern for an export market expected to top A$1bn ($766m) in 2018. Six Australian wine companies - including Treasury Wine Estates, the world's biggest listed wine maker - have faced delays at Chinese customs since Turnbull complained of Chinese political interference late in 2017.

06/07/18

Trump's economy is strong, but much slower than post-war boom: jobs market is setting some records, lagging in other ways

06/07/18

Vermont has the highest state and local excise tax collections at $1,068 per capita, followed by Nevada at $945 and Hawaii at $923. At $303 per capita, Arizona collected the least in per capita state and local excise taxes, followed by Idaho ($313) and Nebraska ($322).