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The wine industry and scientists can collaborate to preserve biodiversity in the fight against climate change. One key is to develop trust between researchers and producers and find workable solutions. These were observations made by Dr. Olga Barbosa, a scientist at the Universidad Austral de Chile in Valdivia, Chile, during a discussion on the role of the wine industry in protecting biodiversity at the Rootstock symposium and trade show ...

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Trials indicate that the timing of leafing matters more than whether machine or hand leafing is employed ... from there it gets more complicated.

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Identifying and managing phylloxera, a common grape pest that is popping up in Washington, dominated the presentations and displays Thursday at the 2019 annual meeting of the Washington State Grape Society in Grandview. An estimated 255 people attended Day 1 of the two-day gathering, which continues Friday at the Grandview Nazarene Church.

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Among the companies already lined up for the new pavilion in 2020 is Assa Imports, which will be leaning heavily on its Spanish portfolio, which of course are exempted from the recent 25% increased import tariffs

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French, Spanish and German wineries are still figuring out how to withstand 25 percent tariffs

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Each year since 1988, Wine Spectator has released its Top 100 list ...

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Heineman also served as a longtime Livermore educator and was well-known in the community.

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Italian drinks firm Campari Group has begun exclusive negotiations to acquire its French distributor, Baron Philippe de Rothschild France Distribution.

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For a variety of reasons ranging from climate change to shifts in consumer palates and even cold, hard economics, many of the world's traditionally sweet regions are going dry.

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The 2019 vintage wines from Waipapa Bay include: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay from Marlborough, as well as a Pinot Noir Rosé from Canterbury.

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The 21 scholarship winners include three who earned $10,000 grants for Master of Wine, Master Sommelier and university-level studies.

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An exceptional qualitative harvest for Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. concluded in mid-October.

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The Grand Opening is scheduled for mid December.

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Reservations can be made through Expedia CruiseShipCenter, North Bay by emailing wineclub@cruiseshipcenters.com or calling 877.651.7447, referencing CST# 2101270-50.

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Reflecting the top wines purchased on the website during 2019, the Wine.com 100 is the industry's only list based exclusively on consumer purchasing behavior.

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The film takes place inside the concentrated industrial village of Tin City hidden away in the heart of Paso Robles Wine Country-a wine region within a wine region.

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The evening will celebrate Burning Man, giving audience members the opportunity to learn about Roger's creative process, hear passages from the book and meet fellow Burning Man enthusiasts.

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The global mezcal market was valued at ~US$ 242 Mn in 2018, and is projected to increase at a CAGR of ~13% between the forecast period of 2019-2027.

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The audacious but risky Venissa project in the Venetian lagoon was hit by the city's highest tide in 50 years ...

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This summer, 32 people gathered for an unusual winery dinner. Rather than overlooking grapevines and the rolling hills of Napa or Sonoma, the meal took place in an alley in Oakland. And the theme for the night was far from local - the food and wines enjoyed were inspired by Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey

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Sancerre lovers may have to trade down to Sauvignon Blanc, admonished one French wine salesman.

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California is slipping back into a drought ...

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The limited-edition collection of fun and festive holiday party gear was designed to make a statement at any celebration

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Here's the most important thing: To muck this up, you will have to try really hard. Even if you do, everything will still turn out fine. In general, people come to Thanksgiving for the joy of joining their family and friends and re-enacting the annual rituals. Good food and wine is extra pleasure.

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Distilled seven times in small batches in Santa Barbara, Hudson describes the spirit as "insanely smooth and clean", and recommends using it in classic vodka cocktails like the Martini.

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"In some cases, I found potentially good 2018s marred by one or two vats that clearly contained green fruit"