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The session will feature a panel of experts, including Elizabeth Wolkovich, associate professor, University of British Columbia; Daniel Daou, winemaker and co-proprietor, Daou Family Estates; Nicolas Quille, chief winemaking and operations officer, Crimson Wine Group; and Dr. Hans Reiner Schultz, president, Geisenheim University

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Sometimes we think, as the dad or grandfather, we need to come up with all the answers," says Paul Dolan, patriarch and fourth generation of a family vineyard and winemaking legacy. "But the reality is having the conversation with your children or siblings and coming up with choices together." The successful transfer of the Dolan legacy is the result of Paul's unique leadership, a balanced business partnership with his son Heath, and a shared-responsibility to the land.

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It's one thing to make the winery visitor center and tasting room ADA-compliant, but how do you make a winery website ADA compliant?

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Christopher Sawyer is an internationally-renowned sommelier, wine educator, journalist, consultant, critic, and public speaker based in Sonoma County. So, take it from him when he notes how things have changed:

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A high skin/juice ratio that resulted from the small berry size, made for highly concentrated wines with great color. Acidities ran higher than usual due to the cool climate.

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Caltrans was expected to begin work to stop left-hand turns at that intersection and three others in rural Arroyo Grande next week, after a community effort pushed for the dangerous crossing to be closed. Sacramento Superior Court documents show Vintage Wine Estates filed a petition Tuesday challenging the plan, which would include the intersection in front of Laetitia Winery. Vintage Wine Estates purchased Laetitia earlier this year

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Kendall-Jackson's new AVANT Chardonnay

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The harvest resulted in lower yields, largely due to consequences of the preceding drought and fluctuating weather conditions during the season. Winemakers are, however, positive about the quality of this year's vintage. The 2019 wine grape crop is estimated at 1,225,620 tonnes.

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The project involves expanding a 5,000-gallon-a-year winery to 18,000 gallons annually, remodeling the winery and adding a cave. Visitation would be a maximum of 119 guests weekly. The winery is located on 5.75 acres at 3171 Dry Creek Road.

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Professionals at Chicago Style share strategies for addressing age discrimination and building inclusive workspaces

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Fourth generation winemaker Colin Campbell, from Rutherglen's Campbells Winery, has died aged 73.

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It was the year that volumes returned to normal

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If so, a historic wine estate in the western Cape Winelands is available for sale for 77 million South African rands (some $5.35 million). Located about four miles east of Wellington in the high end of the Bovlei Valley, it is an established winery that has been growing and bottling wines for years

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Premium Uruguayan Winery Adds LEED Certification to List of Recent Achievements, Including Inclusion in Wine & Spirits' Top 100 Wines 2018, Top Marks from James Suckling and Named 2018 New World Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

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While organic or biodynamic certifications are big buzzwords in winemaking today, B Corp calls for full transparency in the way a company conducts business - and not just in the vineyard. B Corp companies strive to be stewards of social change. As conversations around mindful winemaking continue to evolve, more wineries are aspiring to receive this certification

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In Celebration of Mother's Day, we talked with four sets of mother/daughter winemaking teams - Trombetta and Stancliff, Nancy Cline and daughters Megan Cline and Hilary Cline, Heidi Barrett and Chelsea Barrett and Diane Wilson and Victoria Wilson. Their stories, while unique, have a common theme. The bond between these mothers and daughters is the shared fascination with growing and creating something from the earth - bottling Mother Nature.

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Vinegrowing and winemaking worldwide could look very different in the next 30 years, a climate change expert has announced, as the planet accelerates towards a temperature crisis fifty years earlier than expected.