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05/10/19

The three leading port producers of the Douro Valley this spring have declared 2017 a vintage year - as they did in 2016. The back-to-back vintage declaration is the first in Symington Family Estates' 130-year history, a Symington family member said Thursday in San Francisco before a tasting of 16 port wines from Symington Family Estates, The Fladgate Partnership and Quinta Do Noval.

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As part of our endeavor to modulate extraction in Pinot Noir, we looked at the impact of using two different destemmers on whole berry content and tannin levels.

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Broken Earth Winery will soon open its doors on the long awaited 23,000 square foot tasting room facility, located on Ramada Drive in Paso Robles, next to Firestone Walker Brewery. The facility comes equipped with multiple conference and trade tasting rooms for wine seminars. Broken Earth teamed up with WSET for monthly courses. Broken Earth will host weekly seminars devoted to their sparkling and fortified product lines, and wine sensory evaluation and technical analysis

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Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione and his family will receive around 406,000 shares of Boston Beer Company, valued at $314.60 a share. Additionally, Dogfish Head shareholders are set to receive $173 million in cash

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China's Commerce Ministry released an official statement Friday stating that the Asian country will be taking "necessary countermeasures" to Donald Trump's announcement of increasing tariffs on Chinese goods entering the United States

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VineView has hired Solterra Strategies to lead its public relations and marketing campaigns in the United States.

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A timely and moving portrait of the Meixcan-American influence and California's multibillion-dollar wine industry debuts Monday, May 13 at 10pm on Independent Lens.

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The perspectives of development and dissemination of the new vine varieties and the digital transition were the themes that animated the annual conference of Lien de la Vigne - Vinelink international, held in Paris on March 29th.

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Pét Project was developed by Jay Anderson, second-generation owner and winemaker at Foundry Vineyards.

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Douglas announces a new film cutter design for our Contour 80-Series and 105-Series shrink wrap machines.

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The 11 aspiring professionals, all under the age of 30, will receive complimentary conference registration to SommCon D.C.

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Emerging Sonoma County Winery Focuses on Dry Creek Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Siboney Cellars announced plans to build a full production winery, tasting room and vineyards on a beautiful 52-acre tract on US290 near Johnson City. Future home of Siboney Cellars - this 52 Acre tract in the Texas Hill Country AVA, on US290, between Hye and Johnson City

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The researchers developed a highly accurate algorithm that utilizes weather data, expert reviews, and market conditions. The same pricing algorithm provided guidance to buyers for the 2017 vintage, where actual release prices deviated by less than 10 percent.

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Natural winemakers, retailers and consumers love wines made from grapes with names you don't see on the bottles at Trader Joe's, like the Mission grape. It adds to the general mystique that is part of natural wine's appeal.

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Margaux has its stately neoclassical château. Dom Pérignon has the Hautvillers Abbey. Marqués de Riscal has its funky Frank Gehry ribbon candy/Kentucky Derby hat thing going on. Many, perhaps most, of the world's elite wines have palaces to match their pedigree. But until this year, the home of Masseto, one of the best and priciest wines of Italy, just looked like a bunch of (very, very good) vines and a dilapidated old farmhouse.

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A new study demonstrates how Cabernet Sauvignon's larger tannin molecules led to a drier wine.

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With terroir top of mind, producers are campaigning for new hierarchy designations in regions like Rioja and Bierzo

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The non-profit collaborated with industry leaders to provide additional scholarships to women in the alcohol beverage industry.

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When Vanessa Robledo saw herself on the big screen, her story brought to life as one of the primary plot lines in the new documentary, "Harvest Season," her heart pounded with a mixture of embarrassment and honor.

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At Bib Gourmand-awarded Proxi restaurant in Chicago, the list, under the direction of sommelier and Wine Director Jennifer Wagoner, contributes to the momentum we're currently seeing of woman-focused wine programs

05/10/19

Google Duplex was arguably one of Google's biggest announcements in 2018, but the AI faded into the background this week at the same I/O developer conference that introduced it just one year ago. Rather than an update on how the AI has been improved since its official release, Google CEO Sundar Pichai simply noted that the technology has gotten "great feedback," then he quickly moved on to announce that Duplex would be coming to the web