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03/01/21

It heads to the Senate, where the Senate parliamentarian ruled the $15 minimum wage cannot be included in the relief package because it violates budget reconciliation process rules.

03/01/21

"The fund's $25 billion in grants will help hospitality businesses keep their doors opened and workers employed."

03/01/21

"Ms. Tai recognized the need to "prioritize" reaching an agreement with the European Union to end subsidies and tariffs at the core of the Airbus dispute."

03/01/21

Fewer applications are expected overall for the second draw of PPP loans with notable exceptions in the hospitality, hotel and restaurant sectors.

03/01/21

A symposium on the future of wine has pointed in a direction we all saw coming.

03/01/21

The opportunity is there at the macro level for improved wine sales in 2021. Drinking occasions will increase in 2021.

03/01/21

The pandemic created a boom in online alcohol sales. This swiftly changing landscape will result in continued battles and challenges in the courts and legislatures as interest groups look to both capitalize on the trends, and defend existing statutes.

03/01/21

The court denied motions for preliminary injunctions restraining the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board from enforcing emergency temporary Covid-19 standards."The court's decision only complicates the ongoing work by family farms and other essential businesses to maintain safe, plentiful food supplies in the wake of COVID-19. The Cal/OSHA Board failed to justify the need for emergency intervention, despite their own staff report that the emergency standards were not necessary to protect employee health."

03/01/21

Lower in calories, carbohydrates and alcohol. Bota Box Breeze Pinot Grigio and Dry Rosé wines offer just 3.3 grams of carbohydrates and 80 calories per serving, while the Red Blend offers 4.3 grams of carbohydrates and 85 calories per serving.

03/01/21

Author of the memoir "Notes from a Young Black Chef," which is currently being adapted into a feature film, Onwuachi was the executive chef at Afro-Caribbean restaurant Kith/Kin until 2020.

03/01/21

Folly Enterprises released the Walla Walla Valley Wine Region Guide.

03/01/21

Two Twisted Posts (TTP) Winery in Purcellville, Va., successfully met the challenge of finding practical and cost-effective solutions to comfortably - and safely - service their customers in an outdoor setting by selecting QMark infrared heaters from Marley Engineered Products to warm their outdoor areas. Ideal for indoor/outdoor, total or spot heating use, the infrared heaters feature heavy gauge bright anodized aluminum reflectors and a steel enclosure.

03/01/21

In celebration of 100 years of Maverick Men's Basketball, Chankaska Creek Ranch, Winery & Distillery and the Maverick Men's Basketball are working together to fundraise for the Men's Program where $10 of each bottle sold goes to support the program. The Maverick wine is a red wine similar to a Minnesota Marquette, which is made of Minnesota Grapes, blended with other grape varieties including Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

03/01/21

The NFL Hall of Famer makes his wine debut, paying tribute to personal inspirations Tommy Lasorda and Kobe Bryant. Plus, Hennessy Cognac is named the Official Spirit of the NBA

03/01/21

In entry-level bottlings, winemakers can begin using Touriga Nacional, Marselan and other varieties chosen for suitability in a changing climate

03/01/21

You need these in your collection.

03/01/21

Almost from the start of the pandemic lockdowns nearly a year ago, we heard that U.S. consumers were buying more wine online than ever before. We were purchasing from traditional bricks-and-mortar ...

03/01/21

Restaurant bookings normally go crazy when a chef wins three Michelin stars. But when Clare Smyth became the first British woman to be awarded that accolade in her own right last month, she didn ...

03/01/21

According to a press release, tax on wine, the most popular alcoholic drink among women in the UK, has risen more than twice as fast as tax on beer - which is generally preferred by men. Figures from a YouGov survey for Wine Drinkers UK showed that 43% of female drinkers listed wine as their favourite tipple, while just 7% said that beer was their drink of choice.

03/01/21

Lin joined Belmont Wine Exchange in 2014 from a career in high-tech, where she worked as a program manager for Search and Maps Quality at Google. She is a classical pianist and holds a Master of Fine Arts in music, bringing a unique perspective to wine pairings and events.

03/01/21

Late last year, Eric O'Keefe was researching a mysterious recent purchase of 14,500 acres of prime Washington state farmland. His magazine, The Land Report, tracks major land transactions and produces an annual list of the 100 biggest US landowners.

03/01/21

Gaia Peloponnese Monograph Agiorgitiko 2019 $14. This juicy, inexpensive, casual wine is a great introduction to the world of Greek reds from Gaia, one of Greece's leading producers. Gaia has ...

03/01/21

An Argentinian winery compared bottles of the same wine aged under the sea versus in the cellar head-to-head.The Rio Negro-based winery Wapisa-part of Bodega Tapiz-initially announced its "coastal terroir" initiative this time last year, according to Decanter, submerging 1,500 magnums of their 2017 Malbec-blend at a mix of depths between about 20 feet and 50 feet

03/01/21

These intimate wine pods are the coolest place to have a glass of wine with loved ones.

03/01/21

Reports that surfaced towards the end of last year suggested that in 2020, Spain's grape harvest was expected to bring in 43 million hectolitres of wine. But in the current context, supply far outstrips demand. Research by The Guardian found that during the pandemic, restaurant sales of Spanish wine had fallen by 65% and exports by 49% since the onset of the virus in Europe. Moreover, in recent months, wine choice has become political

03/01/21

Bosman Family Vineyards has partnered with South African actor / filmmaker Thapelo Mokoena to announce the launch of what it says is the first - and only - South African wine made from the Sicilian Nero d'Avola variety.

03/01/21

Ground-breaking concept turns wine labels into digital channel, says Winerytalein yet another press release

03/01/21

"I mean, Shaq has a SPAC. What could go wrong?" one economist says of the euphoria rippling through Wall Street and raising a new round of worries.