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03/29/21

The Toronto-based majority investors/partners of Amulet Estate LLC alleged in their complaint that Andrew "Tuck" Beckstoffer and Bridget "Boo" Beckstoffer used the winery's money to fuel their "extravagant" lifestyle. Amulet was known as "Tuck Beckstoffer Wines" until late 2020.

03/29/21

Vintner and Howell Mountain resident Randy Dunn wants this to be more than a dream. He said the local environmental coalition Growers/Vintners for Responsible Agriculture seeks to have two rapid response planes on standby in the county by fire season.

03/29/21

Gorillas, the Berlin-HQ'd startup that promises to let you order groceries and other "every day" items for delivery in as little as 10 minutes, has raised $290 million in Series B funding, at a valuation that surpasses $1 billion.

03/29/21

On Jan. 31, 2000, on a trip back from Mexico, Tom and Peggy's plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California, killing all 88 on board.

03/29/21

nearly 30% of the French have become familiar with the endorsement in just three years.

03/29/21

That group won't include the owners of Knob Hall Winery in Clear Spring, out in western Maryland, based on Thursday's Facebook post. They are closed, the post said.

03/29/21

The Special Edition in October aims to bring together institutions, supply chain associations and companies by involving them in a system project representing the first business event in 2021 dedicated to the wine sector.

03/29/21

China's Ministry of Commerce of Commerce (MOFCOM) released its final determinations on its investigations into allegations of the dumping of Australian wines in China and trade distorting subsidies (countervailing duties), applying duties on imports of all bottled, still wines from Australia.

03/29/21

Frédéric Drouhin, head of the well-known Maison Joseph Drouhin négoce firm based in Beaune, was elected head of Burgundy's regional trade body, the BIVB, on Monday.

03/29/21

The man behind the wine with the largest price tag on release - the 2015 vintage was launched at $33,000 a bottle - is adamant that his Denarius Rouge (a more affordable, but still hefty $750-a-bottle Graves red) is most emphatically NOT a "second wine".

03/29/21

With the arrival of Spring and following a year of Covid restrictions, Petaluma Gap winemakers are eager to facilitate long-overdue celebrations with family and friends with some of their favorite Petaluma Gap wines.

03/29/21

What goes better with a Hallmark Channel movie than a new Hallmark Channel wine. From that Saturday night new movie to a leisurely afternoon spent watching movies that always have a happy ending, the Hallmark Channel is many people's favorite diversion. Now, there is a new wine to enjoy and Cheers to that.

03/29/21

The whole scene is raging back to life now that places can serve at 50 percent capacity - a big bump-up from previous 25 and 35 percent limits - and until 11 p.m., one hour later than before.

03/29/21

As reported by the UN Refugee Agency, Pédesclaux has joined forces with an association of former rugby professionals to offer seasonal jobs and training to refugees.

03/29/21

1 of 5. Edith Chao, right, and Aaron Lewis enjoy a wine tasting at Domaine Carneros in Napa. Wineries will be able to open tasting rooms as counties move into the orange tier with COVID criteria ...

03/29/21

One of the largest ships in the world was refloated and moving through the Suez Canal on Monday after being grounded and blocking the crucial global shipping lane for more than a week.

03/29/21

Researchers from Qingdao Municipal Hospital and Ocean University, both in China, took thousands of recent studies and analyzed them, hoping to come to some kind of conclusion (thanks, guys).

03/29/21

Designed by Moscow firm Severin Proekt for new brand Cote Rocheuse, the winery highlights the complex process of winemaking.

03/29/21

The Washington Post published an opinion editorial by Shannon McMahon in January arguing against such COVID "passports" for travel.

03/29/21

This has been a year of extreme social deprivation. But the pandemic - like all pandemics before it - eventually will end. Then what? Will we easily transition from isolation back into the real world? For most of us, the answer probably is yes, although it may take time to adapt, according to social scientists who study human behavior.

03/29/21

Even those confined to their homes can take a virtual jaunt to Machu Picchu, the rainforests of Borneo or a road trip across the United States in a convertible.