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02/12/20

The Napa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted against plans to build Hard Six Cellars Winery, a 20,000-gallon production facility on a 53-acre property near Calistoga at the end of a narrow and windy country road, about 1,000 feet above the Napa Valley floor.

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Part of the plan would include rezoning the property to allow for a 300-room hotel.

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Team One will handle advertising and social campaigns as well as media planning and buying for several Ste. Michelle Wine Estates brands

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The masks will arrive in Wuhan, which is the home of Acumen's founder, Eric Yuan, and will be delivered to the Wuhan Tongji Hospital.

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China is still mostly closed down as virus deaths pass 1,000. The new virus has infected more than 43,000 people globally. Global experts study promising drugs, vaccines for new virus.

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It was unusual, indeed: the capital of Iraq saw snow for just the second time in over a century. Turbeville then turned his attention to a meteorological anomaly closer to home.

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Predicting the weather beyond a week with accuracy is difficult, but there's a chance the region may not see a significant storm the entire month, something that hasn't happened since February 1864, according to data from the National Weather Service.

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"Adam Strum wanted to be sure we recognized all winners past and present in a very impactful way," said Jen Cortellini, director of special projects and events for Wine Enthusiast Media. "For the first time ever, we created a star walk--inspired by the Hollywood Walk of Fame--where attendees could literally walk amongst the almost 300 stars of the past and present, creating memorable photographic and Instagrammable moments."

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Madrigal Family Winery Tasting Salon & Gallery in Sausalito will host the next installation of its Art and Wine series, featuring the work of Jan Buscho, a professional Marin County Artist, with art curation by Shiva Pakdel. The opening reception is on Thursday, February 27 from 5:00 - 7:00pm and the exhibit is on view from February 12 - March 11.

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The DOCa Rioja Regulatory Council has launched Rioja Wine Academy, the first official digital academy, which has been created to provide more training to professionals in the sector, given the huge demand seen in recent years among professionals with different profiles.

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Farm Credit strongly supports the California Small Farm Conference, which this year will be held February 27-29 in Paso Robles. This year marks the 32nd conference, organized since 2018 by Community Alliance with Family Farmers, which works to promote sustainable and resilient family farms, communities and ecosystems.

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Archer Roose Collective, the Boston-based wine brand that produces worldly wines for the curious in planet-friendly formats, is excited to officially introduce two new executive-level members to its sales leadership team, Bill Dillon and Aaron Moore.

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Liviri today announced Liviri Vino, a family of protective, reusable, insulated boxes designed to enable year-round wine shipments and eliminate single-use packaging.

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Nicolas-Jay, the Willamette Valley partnership between Jean-Nicolas Méo of Burgundy's Méo-Camuzet and visionary music entrepreneur Jay Boberg, announces the appointment of Kevin Schlachter as National Sales Director. Schlachter leads Nicolas-Jay's national sales efforts in existing markets and expansion into new territory.

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A winery on the beach may seem to good to be true but Gianni Buonomo Tasting Winery makes it a reality in San Diego. The winery sits just steps away from the beach. As seen on California Live on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

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This exceptional wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the premier American Viticultural Area of Rutherford in Napa Valley. Rutherford is known for its drastic night-and-day temperature shifts, sandy alluvial soils and the "dusty" finish to its wines, similar to the Pauillac region in Bordeaux.

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A new 360-degree camera function allows prospective bidders to get a clearer picture at one online auction site.

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The ruling clears one of the final hurdles for the deal, which still can't close until the California Public Utilities Commission approves the transaction.

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The 16th Annual Saralee McClelland Kunde Memorial Sonoma County Youth Pruning Contest and Viticulture Challenge (SMKMSCYPCVC) was held Jan. 26 at the Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm.

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TWE first intimated that its profits would take a hit last month. Blaming "challenging conditions" in the US market, which accelerated in the second quarter of the year, the Penfolds producer reported a 17% fall in EBITS in the Americas to $98.3 million.

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Total wine sales exceeded production for the second year in a row, indicating a tightening of supply and contributing to increased value for the sector, according to Wine Australia's 2019 production sales and inventory report.

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Jérôme Baudouin will also support the Revue du Vin de France's "diversification, with a particular focus on education"

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There are an array of important issues being examined around the world right now. Conversations surrounding sustainability, labor, community development, equal opportunity and equitable representation are becoming more prominent in nearly every country, culture and profession, and the wine industry is not immune.

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"(Randall) Grahm's biodynamic, experimental, and monomaniacally terroir-driven wines have been a constant exercise in expanding the boundaries of what I understand as wine."