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12/10/19

Winemakers only have until December 13, 2019 to send in trial descriptions for a chance to present their work at the premier industry event focused on raising wine quality standards through applied research and technology.

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Following the publication of new rules to simplify and clarify wine making practices in the EU in June 2019, the European Commission published the detailed files of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) code of oenological practices

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The Napa County Planning Commission approved a proposal to build a new 20,000-gallon winery off Diamond Mountain Road over objections of nearby residents. The residents are appealing that decision

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Participants who drank two or fewer alcoholic beverages a day saw an elevated overall cancer risk regardless of how many years they drank. Meanwhile, cancer risk was at its lowest when participants reported no alcohol consumption

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Amorim has tapped into the world of 'sensory experience' with a new range consisting of three types of closure, including one that can be impregnated with a desired fragrance

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Keynote speaker Jancis Robinson, MW, will be joined by international industry leaders to present perspectives on California wine in the global marketplace and stimulate discussion on the dynamic changes facing the world's wine industry today.

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As about 200 guests gathered on his family's Fountaingrove wine estate on a picturesque Sunday afternoon, Rene Byck's greeting to all of them was simple but profoundly heartfelt: "Welcome back to paradise," Byck said. The Byck family was celebrating the grand opening of the new events facility at its Paradise Ridge Winery, which was among the 5,636 structures destroyed in the Oct. 8, 2017, Tubbs fire that also killed 22 people. The reopening served not only as an important milestone for the local wine sector to have one of its own returning from the ashes, but also for the overall Sonoma County community.

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If passed, the bill has an uncertain future, with impeachment dominating the congressional agenda and the Republican-run Senate blockading legislation from the Democratic-controlled House.

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The country store became a touchstone for Sonoma County, an icon that reflects our whimsically homey past as well as the modern gentrification of American food and wine.

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She is a Certified Specialist of Wine, Level One Sommelier, and has successfully completed the WSET Level II Course.

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Originally built in 1906 for Coca-Cola Founder and Former Mayor of Atlanta Asa Griggs Candler, the 17-story high-rise is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was Atlanta's first steel skyscraper.

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The "Slow philosophy" takes into consideration the wineries sustainable farming practices and the unique story that link them with the territory and its people.

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Known as "straw wine," the ancient French winemaking practice involves picking grape clusters and placing them gently on a massive bed of fresh straw where they dry and concentrate for weeks before being pressed.

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The acquisition includes a great client portfolio with approximately 450 vineyard acres.

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The judging panel continues to represent the full spectrum of the wine industry, including wine buyers, wine writers from local, regional and national media outlets, wine educators, winemakers and professional judges.

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WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines is a specialist qualification for wine industry professionals seeking a greater knowledge of wine's commercial factors, as well as the ability to professionally evaluate wines.

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Cellar Watch is the latest acquisition by Vinous, the influential wine media company that acquired the apps Delectable and Banquet in 2016 and the International Wine Cellar publication in 2014.

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The guide, produced in English for U.S. and Canadian enthusiasts, is available for pre-order at amazon.com and will be sold during Gambero Rosso's 2020 invitation-only U.S. Tour kicking off February 24 in Miami.

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Invivo & Co launched their new Sauvignon Blanc wine "Invivo X, Sarah Jessica Parker" on September 18th in New York City.

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In creating the new menu, the Roger Room bartenders are back again with new expressions and offerings inspired by the winter season.

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Wineries bring home top honors at prestigious competitions; Bending Branch Winery wins first-ever honor recognizing sustainable practices in both Texas grape growing and winemaking

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San Diego recently hosted SommCon, the annual conference that brings together the most awarded and knowledgeable wine professionals in the country to discuss, develop, and lead conversations about the business of wine.

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The Napa County Board of Supervisors will hold a community forum in January to inform the public of any incidents in 2019 in which the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency was provided access to individuals by local law enforcement departments.

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Future investment by vintrace will include expanded calculations and free reference guides.

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According to Kim Marcus, "Leading the pack so far is the Anko Salta (92, $20), pure and minerally.

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New South Wales government's director of environmental health called the haze "unprecedented," Reuters reported.

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They're amplifying the inherent diversity of the West Coast's best wine regions.

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Popularity of VIN DE FRANCE wines grows in U.S.; Supported by Share the Joy of Life campaign

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Two bipartisan bills (A3867 and S2496) introduced in 2018 would give New Jersey wine enthusiasts the same freedom of choice as in most states. But they've yet to come up for a vote or heard in committee while time runs out before the legislative session ends.

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Portugal is the only EU country in which wine production has risen this year, according to estimates by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV).

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We dig into our data to paint a picture of the past 10 years in wine trends

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Banjaxed by a recent hangover, Sharon Walker takes professional advice on how to enjoy herself without the excruciating morning-after

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Sangiovese has seduced growers in places like Australia, Argentina and Canada. It's created a footprint in the U.S., too, mainly along the West Coast, but also in Texas. It's searched a bit for its personality and place in the New World, winemaking styles that emphasize zippy, fresh character may finally settle it

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Coke will launch AHA on March 2 in the United States, with the potential to expand globally

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With over a half-century of North Coast winemaking, Richard Arrowood has seen the region mature from its roots as an agricultural suburb of California to a world-renowned producer of fine wine and destination for millions of consumers annually.

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How savvy somms are using social media to hype their wines.