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Monday, November 16th

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Four Approaches to Sustainability. Watch the Green Medal Award Winning Wineries Video.

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The reason is a cycle of self-sustained melting of the permafrost (caused by methane release), lower surface albedo (caused by melting ice and snow) and higher atmospheric humidity (caused by higher temperatures).

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Members of the International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA) spoke of the need to "be activists" in order to bring about real change in the fight against carbon emissions.

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Climate change is already buffeting Australia with extreme bushfires, droughts and cyclones, and the fossil-fuel reliant country should brace for worse to come, according to the country's top science and weather agencies.

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Total wine grew 18.9% in off premise channels. Table wine was up 15.1%, while sparkling wine grew even faster than previous COVID time periods, up 35.7% compared to last year, driven in great part by champagne (+71.3%).

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The nine-month decline in imported wine shipments was likely exacerbated by the fact that many importers elected to bulk up inventories late in 2019, when the U.S. Trade Representative was threatening up to 100% tariffs on all European Union wines and spirits.

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That might happen, eventually. But don't look for action soon. If anything, it's possible that the US will put tariffs on even more European wines while the Trump administration is still in charge. And those tariffs won't magically disappear from the US government on January 20, 2021

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The advisory committee reviewing the alcohol guidelines comprises at least one advocate for alcohol tax increases and heavier regulation. That advocate, Tim Naimi, is a former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official who is now one of the lead advisory committee members reviewing the alcohol guidelines.

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Destination events - weddings, corporate meetings and the like hosted by visitors to Napa County - generated $267 million in direct spending in 2018, according to Linsey Gallagher

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The best wines show control, poise and transparency between vineyard and appellation, with most of the 2018s well integrated and tastefully seasoned with oak, says Matthew Luczy, who rates 250 wines from the 2018 vintage

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Offers enhanced wine tasting experiences and some of the largest private event space in Woodinville in the former Redhook Brewery property.

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"The addition of Stoneleigh to our Transcendent Fine Wine portfolio diversifies Delicato's range of ultra-premium and luxury offerings, and provides Delicato with a powerful entry point into the fast-growing New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc category." - Chris Indelicato

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The podcast will feature many of Virginia's prominent winemakers, winery owners and viticulturists, interwoven with Reno's unique reservoir of knowledge about the business of fine wine acquired during his storied forty-plus years of leadership in the industry.

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Altarez, who will report directly to U.S. Control States Region President Pat Pokorny, will be responsible for the Company's performance in the state. Altarez replaces Kim Scarpone, who was promoted to Senior Vice President of Spirits in Nevada.

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A celebration of his 25th harvest, catered by Sabio on Main, will be held at The Lineage Collection property in Livermore, on Saturday, November 21. The event is a fundraiser for the National Brain Tumor Society and Culinary Angels, provider of nutritious meals for cancer patients.

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A leading figure in the Port trade for over 40 years, his dedication to the Douro and its wines helped lay the foundations for the region's success today.

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As well as our analysis and short video extracts from the One Step Beyond webinar you can also watch the full conference on YouTube ...

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The Courtroom 600 Education Project announced it will be hosting its first virtual benefit on November 19 at 7:30 pm CST, to provide teaching resources explicitly designed to engage today's learners about the history of the Nuremberg Trials.

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Professional bidders were told that the Hospices de Beaune auction would go ahead on Sunday in the Halles de Beaune.

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He was released from a Texas prison on Nov. 6, after serving nearly nine years - straight into the hands of ICE. Kurniawan now awaits deportation at an ICE holding facility in El Paso.

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France has over 400 wine regions, so it's no surprise that many of the wines we know come from the more famous areas. But that means there are many more delights to discover

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This list includes storied Barolo and Brunello from Italy; Tokaji from Hungary; Grand Cru Champagne; and Cabernet from Napa Valley.

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If there's one quality people look for in investments it's dependability and wine doesn't come much more dependable than the stuff that comes from the Rhône.

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A Canadian vineyard and an English wine shop are the latest victims

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More than 300,000 New Yorkers have bailed from the Big Apple in the last eight months, new stats show.

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The south of France is synonymous with pretty pink plonk, but there is greater potential elsewhere.

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The notes below were made after tasting wines using each of these avenues available for visitors to Bordeaux: portes ouverts, a reserved and personal visit, and a visit to a maison du vin. Listed retail prices are those from the wine châteaux.

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Rootstocks are an integral and influential part of grape vines - so why don't we hear more about them? Professor Alex Maltman delves into their history and looks at worrying future trends…

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The revitalisation of Maori culture is now having an impact on the language and behaviour of the country's wine industry.

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South Korea, China, Sweden, the UK, Finland and Hong Kong, assert an end to the region's GM-free status would severely damage McLaren Vale's reputation.

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The Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association says nearly 70% of its hotels are now open with more slated for the holidays.

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Travelers must comply with a number of regulations in order to visit.

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Sudden oak death made unexpected gains this year in California, including in northern Sonoma County, surprising experts who expected the state's dry weather would have curbed the infection that has killed more than 50 million trees over two decades.

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¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction opens online bidding this year from November 9-16. The premium wine auction showcases exclusive 2019 cuvées unavailable elsewhere. All proceeds benefit ¡Salud! Services vineyard worker healthcare program, including no-cost Covid-19 testing.

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Before the coronavirus, a decades-long aviation boom spawned a network of nearly 50,000 air routes that traversed the world. In less than a year, the pandemic has wiped almost a third of them off the map.

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Lufthansa has purchased 250,000 antigen tests and set up testing sites at selected airports for passengers booked on COVID-19 tested flights to receive a quick swab of the throat prior to take-off.

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Economists across the political spectrum have consistently warned that sustained growth is dependent on getting the coronavirus under control, with many now viewing the rise in infections with heightened concern.

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Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, says more than 54 million people in the country could soon face food insecurity. That is 17 million more than before the coronavirus outbreak. The non-profit has seen a 60 percent increase in food assistance needs since March.

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The U.S. and Europe struggle to identify where coronavirus infections are occurring, making it hard to impose targeted restrictions

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Those aren't the only symptoms that can drag on post-infection.

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The future feels just as precarious.