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Monday, December 2nd

12/02/19

Batten down the hatches: Hotels and restaurants in Hong Kong have been struggling as protests continue ... A number of events were cancelled over the past few months ... it means smaller sales forces, stricter spending on marketing and maximizing operating expenses ... the number of visitors entering Hong Kong was nearly 44 percent lower in October than in October 2018 ...

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d'Esclans produces rosé wines such as Whispering Angel, Rock Angel and Garrus

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The company said the offer will be expanded over time, and follows the company's first foray into own-label spirits, which launched last month with Tovess Gin

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"While Rebuild North Bay has performed some charitable acts, it has devoted more resources to creating a network of business people and local public officials to lobby bureaucrats and legislators in Washington DC. Under IRS rules, a charity may engage in some lobbying related to its purpose-but a primary focus on lobbying can cost its tax-exempt privilege. ... According to the foundation's independent audit of its first fiscal year, it made only one cash grant-$25,000 to Lake County to help it pay for fighting the Pawnee wildfire. Management and administration costs amounted to $302,760-83 percent of its total cash expenses of $362,428 ... "

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Until now, only larger wineries or research institutions with access to large infrastructure equipment have been able to routinely measure total Cu in wine

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The full scope of the outbreak remains unknown. A phylloxera working group comprising representatives from Washington State University, the agriculture department and the Washington State Wine Commission met for the first time at the end of October to discuss research and future actions

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During a lunch meeting with the drinks business on Friday, Rodolphe Lameyse, who became CEO of the fair organiser in April this year, made it clear that Vinexpo will always host a drinks trade event in Bordeaux, even though some were led to believe that this year's fair would be its last in the city

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Though it was a difficult decision to sell, the investor group has begun to "age out" ...

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The design has been developed internally over the past year to maximize storage space at facilities, in transit and at home.

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SEAGLASS is a first-of-its-kind event immersing guests in a rosé experience second to none, benefitting AutoNation's DRV PNK initiative which has raised more than $20 million for cancer research and treatment.

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The festive season is fast approaching, and few experiences herald the start of the holidays like a tree lighting ceremony. The dazzling lights, the collective countdown to the flip of the switch and a sense of anticipation in the air.

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Two-thirds of Americans are willing to pay more for everyday items made out of environmentally sustainable materials instead of single-use plastic, according to a survey from PBS NewsHour and ...

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As more brides and grooms across the country have booked area bucolic settings for perfect Wine Country nuptials, Sonoma County's wedding events business has boomed.

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There are several projects in Washington State between European and local partners, such as Marchesi Antinori and Chateau Ste Michelle's 'Col Solare' collaboration, but Valdemar's new winery is the first solo investment by a European business.

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More than half of the climate tipping points identified a decade ago are now "active," a group of leading scientists have warned.

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Riverina grapegrowers have been briefed about a study that indicates a correlation between wine grapes and bulk wine pricing. The analysis comes as growers and winemakers commence negotiations in setting grape contract prices for the forthcoming vintage and calls by growers that irrigation water costs represent a significant factor in their current growing costs.

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Legislation introduced by the Australian parliament today will establish a wine export label directory to protect Australian wine brands from copycat and fake labelling

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During this webinar, experts from the beverage alcohol industry highlight a few of today's top DTC regulatory updates and issues. Attendees will gain an understanding of the current compliance landscape, as well as tips to safeguard their DTC business

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As of Monday morning, more than 7,500 flights have been delayed into or out of the US within the past day and more than 900 flights have been canceled.

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A team at University College London thinks that ketamine may be able to "rewrite" memories that shape a person's relationship with alcohol. Scientists say that participants who were given ketamine as part of an experimental study dramatically reduced their average alcohol intake for months after the initial dose. Their research was published Tuesday in Nature Communications.