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07/27/20

Barry Sterling yearned to settle into a chateau with a vineyard in Bordeaux. He never found the ideal location and returned to California, where Sterling, a former corporate lawyer, became a viticultural trendsetter at Iron Horse Vineyards

07/27/20

In the middle of the Mediterranean lies the small island nation of Cyprus, where more drought-tolerant vine species have been growing for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Grapes such as Maratheftiko and Xynisteri are more resilient to hotter, drier temperatures.

07/27/20

and records how the aphid-like insect, which caused widespread devastation in vineyards in the 19th century, spread from the US to Europe and further afield

07/27/20

The 100 restaurants tested in 2017-18 represent a majority of Seattle's fine-dining establishments - if you are a habitual upscale restaurant-goer, you have been to some of these places. The study also contains analysis of census data and focus groups ...

07/27/20

The Union Square Hospitality Group went from more than $100 million in revenue in 2019 to zero, overnight. 'If I want to be a great employer when this is over, the best thing you can do for people is actually to be in business when it's over and to be solvent."

07/27/20

Cline, founder of Cline Family Cellars, stepped down from his leadership position of almost 40 years and appointed John Grant as chief executive officer.

07/27/20

One of Australia's oldest winemakers has avoided collapse, with creditors voting in favour of a rescue plan by a private equity firm.

07/27/20

A task force of State Liquor Authority and State Police officers slapped establishments in every borough but Staten Island, along with Nassau and Suffolk counties, with 105 violations on Friday and Saturday, the governor said at a press conference.

07/27/20

The governor said it happened in Henry County on July 11, saying that at least 53 individuals have tested positive following that event.

07/27/20

With Jim Morris, vice president of Estate Management & Guest Relations, I experienced firsthand the new normal, a delicate balancing act of safety, security, hospitality and warmth.

07/27/20

The 2020 Best Paper authors will be presenting their research this summer. In lieu of the National Conference, the authors will be presenting via a webinar format.

07/27/20

Hosted by Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski, ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas, ESPN's SportsCenter Anchor Sage Steele, and Emmy award-winning auctioneer John Curley, the event will feature one-of-a-kind auction items, celebrity and musical appearances, and the chance to raise a glass virtually.

07/27/20

In case you missed it: The arrests were made in Castilla-La Mancha and Madrid in mid-July after evidence was found than an international network was producing and marketing adulterated grape must, wine and spirits.

07/27/20

Rest assured: though "parasitic wasps" may sound like yet another frightening development out of 2020, the insects are the size of gnats and are harmless to humans, Weights & Measures Inspector Sommer Marie Woolley said. They do not sting or bite, and pose no apparent threat to any of Napa County's other insect populations apart from the vine mealybugs.

07/27/20

The Maker 2019 Mendocino, California Viognier, produced by Campovida Wines, surprised the judges when they sipped through a flight of canned wines.

07/27/20

This isn't the grand idea of elevating Highway 37 on a causeway or embankment so it doesn't get swallowed by San Pablo Bay in coming decades by predicted sea level rise. What transportation officials call "the ultimate project" will be left for another day.

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07/27/20

Jen Lee contracted with Inman for a virtual tasting. Lee is a regional vice president for Salesforce, a San Francisco firm that sells "customer relationship" software the old-fashioned way ...

07/27/20

If this pandemic has taught us anything, it's that we don't go out because we're hungry. We go out because we're lonely.

07/27/20

Launched this past June, Sun Goddess Wines offers both a pinot grigio ramato and a Sauvignon Blanc.

07/27/20

This story, which explores the love NBA players such as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Jimmy Butler have for wine, was originally published on Feb. 13, 2018 and appeared in the GOLD RUSH issue of ESPN The Magazine.

07/27/20

During the summer of the coronavirus, when all restaurant meals are consumed outside, the new flex is flower-power dining.

07/27/20

The former Cleveland Cavaliers star goes in-depth on his new wine label with Oregon's L'Angolo Estate, being on the NBA's infamous "wine team," and bringing diversity to the industry

07/27/20

Plus, two new Michelin-starred restaurants open their doors for outdoor dining this week - and more intel

07/27/20

... a wine geek's story

07/27/20

Every time I think this pandemic is moving on, it comes back like a nightmare. So be it, you have to retain positivity and make the best you can out of this unthinkable situation.

07/27/20

The Los Gatos winery will welcome back club members to taste on Aug. 1. They plan to open to the public at the end of August. Reservations will be required.

07/27/20

How restaurants, stores and producers need to pivot from short- to long-term thinking to survive.

07/27/20

Typically the patron is left with having to settle the check before they leave a restaurant or a bar. But on this round, the bartender was the one left needing to settle the tab-with the tab being left open for roughly a year; and it still hasn't been settled.

07/27/20

They fall under Governor'Abbott's mandate for bars, which are closed because they both sell alcohol.

07/27/20

The county Planning Commission last week approved a parcel subdivision needed to create the proposed, 321-acre preserve. The land is next to 309-acre Watson Ranch, which is to have up to 1,253 homes and create an American Canyon town center out of the Portland Cement Co. ruins.

07/27/20

Panelists for the webinar explore how the Andes and other regional factors affect the nuances of Chile and Argentina's wine regions. During the webinar attendees take a virtual trip to learn the geography that distinguishes Argentina and Chile's wine regions.

07/27/20

Mendocino producer Marietta Cellars has entered into a long-term exclusive distribution agreement to partner with VINTUS across the United States

07/27/20

The new sites are 2 kms apart along Upper Bench Road just east of Keremeos, BC.

07/27/20

ust Enough Wines, quality wine in the convenience of a can, launches its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

07/27/20

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, export volumes for the first six months of 2020 exceed those from the same six-month period of 2019

07/27/20

Wine producers around the globe are reeling from the effects of the pandemic, but few countries have suffered as immensely as South Africa. It's the only country to have imposed a ban on sales of alcohol during lockdown-and for five weeks, exports of South African wine were banned as well.

07/27/20

The region's winemakers are creating jobs and raising living standards. Zhao Yimeng and Hu Dongmei report from Yinchuan.

07/27/20

California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) officials have cited 88 businesses statewide, 20 in Northern California, for violating state coronavirus guidelines.

07/27/20

Alcohol weakens your immune system and can put you at a greater risk for COVID-19. How much is too much?

07/27/20

Actor/artist/vintner Gary Conway launches website underscoring 40 years of scientific discoveries from legendary West Paso Robles Vineyard.

07/27/20

Some 800 barkeeps say they will defy Gov. Greg Abbott's order and participate in what they are calling "Freedom Fest," according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.