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07/22/20

"This is the largest land use decision this board will ever make." ... "This will change the course of Lake County's growth and its future.

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"We are urging everyone connected to the U.S. and EU spirits industries, from bartenders to farmers to adult consumers, to tell USTR that these tariffs are costing hospitality industry jobs and must be eliminated."

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Many things imported into the United States have some type of tariff imposed and now wine is among that list of tariffed products. You'll be surprised to hear about why the tariff is being imposed on wine.

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The Providing Liquidity for Uncollectible Sales Act tax credit would be a 100 percent tax credit distributors could take for uncollectible debt from food and beverage establishments that were ordered to close.

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"The case in question is Lebamoff vs. Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan. Lebamoff Enterprises owns an Indiana wine shop called Cap n' Cork that wants to ship wine to customers in Michigan ... This is only one of several cases festering in the wake of the Tennessee ruling."

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The mobile testing van's pilot phase is underway.

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The California Department of Transportation will have a "virtual scoping open house" on Wednesday evening, July 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., to discuss "congestion relief" for the state route known as Highway 37.

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Tonight's online meeting of the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Committee may be the community's last and only chance to express views about the proposed Amazon delivery center on Highway 121 at Eighth Street East before it gets approved and brings hundreds of trucks and cars to already overcrowded streets of the Sonoma Valley. There's currently NO traffic light at the corner of 8th Street East and Highway 121 in Sonoma.

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Even with these latest changes and the enduring crisis, wineries say their guests are offering continued support.

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Bayer on Monday lost an appeal challenging the outcome of the first case to go to trial in the US over the company's weedkiller Roundup, though the court reduced the punitive damages awarded to the plaintiff.

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Shelf Engine gets information about how much sales a store typically sees for particular items and can then predict how much demand for a particular product there will be. The company makes money off of the arbitrage between how much it pays for goods from vendors and how much it sells to grocers.

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LibDib is a partner of RNDC, one of the nation's largest wine and spirits wholesalers.

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The discount retailer is in the middle of a five-year, $5.3 billion effort to open new stores, remodel old ones and add to its grocery assortment.

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G3 Enterprises expanded its custom service dedicated to small and mid-sized producers and vintners of high-end premium and super-premium wines.

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The move was driven by a shift by Australia wine producers to reduce their in-country bottling, a key structural change in the Australian wine market.

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"We are excited to take this step to expand our portfolio in the import space. We believe strongly in the future of our wine brands even in the midst of a year affected by COVID-19. French Blue is a great brand with excellent wines from Bordeaux, and we feel they have great potential." said Judd Wallenbrock, CEO at C. Mondavi & Family.

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The highly toxic element was, for millennia, included frequently in winemaking and storage. The metal was used as a sweetener and preservative, as well as for its ability to impart brilliant clarity to glassware. Its role in wine history dates to at least 2000 B.C., and even extends to today.

07/22/20

A very meta, slightly monotonous, and plenty timely look at where the fashion industry might go from here.

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LibDib, the web-based wholesale alcohol distributor, today unveiled the industry's first mobile app allowing restaurants, bars and retailers to purchase small-batch wine and spirits from their distributor. LibDib Mobile is now free to download in the Apple store (Android version is coming soon).

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Produced by Bodegas Bianchi, one of the oldest, family-owned wineries in Argentina dating back to 1928, the wines are highly regarded for their striking appearance and refreshing palate. The eye-catching new bottle design boasts bold colors and piques the curiosity of eager imbibers.

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The wines used to blend Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage 2015 were drawn from a reserve of some of the best full-bodied red Ports, produced at the 2015 harvest, from grapes grown on Taylor Fladgate's own vineyards, and on other top properties in the Cima Corgo and Douro Superior areas.

07/22/20

The FOMO-inducing Cheez-It® and Wine box that had everyone buzzing last year is back, just in time to celebrate National Wine and Cheese Day festivities. This year's limited-edition box offers a brand-new, summer-ready combination: Cheez-It White Cheddar & House Wine Rosé.

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This year's one-of-a-kind offering highlights the 2017 vintage, and will be available for purchase from October 15th to December 15th, 2020, with wines arriving in time for holiday celebrations and gifting. Only 150 total sets are available. The 2017 Appellation Collection is priced at $1,999 for the 17-bottle set.

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The beverage giant, fresh off announcing the shutdown of longtime juice smoothie brand Odwalla, is considering dumping other "zombie brands" - or those that aren't growing - to help cut costs.

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Equality in the South African wine industry has taken a leap forward with 94 students from disadvantaged backgrounds having passed their exams to become qualified sommeliers.

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The 53-year-old Italian agronomist offers a terrific example of what an individual can achieve in viticulture-if you think smartly and obsessively.

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The Paso Robles wine pro eschews the easy route in her Utah home vineyard and on the grueling "Mount Olympus" obstacle course of NBC's The Rock-hosted show

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Viognier is known throughout the wine world for its wonderfully heady aroma. The fruit-forward white has the perfect mix of perfume and body that can be best appreciated when sipping from a dedicated Viognier glass.

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The Girl & The Fig is getting less than a third of pre-pandemic sales ...

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Tracking older Americans for two decades, a team of scientists found low to moderate drinking may be linked to better cognitive function and slower rates of decline

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having secured planning permission for its winery and visitor centre.