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04/05/21

Jackson Family Wines alleges E. & J. Gallo Winery's brand name for its wine "Cask & Cream" is "confusingly similar" to Jackson Family Wines' "La Crema" trademark.

04/05/21

Gallo picked Chester County as its site to build its first East Coast hub and said it hopes to hire 300 to 500 people. but also asked for tasting rooms. Retailers are against allowing the company to directly sell wine. Restaurants worry the tasting rooms would be unfair competition.

04/05/21

In June 2022, the federal government will start charging Canadian winemakers an excise duty at the time they bottle their wine. The duty amounts to 50 cents a bottle and it's a tax that makers of wine from 100-per-cent Canadian grapes have not had to pay since 2006, an exemption the government put in place to support local producers.

04/05/21

Stu Smith was given hours to accept a massive increase. The previous year's premium of $12,700 would have gone up by 325%, to $54,000, putting insurance on par with what the business pays for barrels as the winery's biggest expense. He opted for a limited commercial policy from the California FAIR Plan, a high-risk pool. "It's nothing short of a disaster."

04/05/21

The 2020-2021 winter ends as one of the driest on record, with a long summer and fall ahead

04/05/21

A helicopter capable of dropping 1,000 gallons of water at a time will bolster firefighting resources in the county, as well as 46 people who will staff a 24-hour fire crew

04/05/21

Rex Stults of Napa Valley Vintners said the county must identify tens of millions of dollars in sustainable funding over a number of years.

04/05/21

On April 15, the county Planning Commission will take another look at a proposal to give the Agricultural Commissioner's Office more authority to issue cultivation permits without public notice or a hearing.

04/05/21

The Wine Group and Anheuser-Busch continue their collaborative partnership with national release of 101 North.

04/05/21

Team includes Vineyard Manager David Abreu, Winemaker Nigel Kinsman, and Master Blender Michel Rolland.

04/05/21

RNDC now represents WX Brands' dynamic portfolio of fast-growing brands in 21 states to include Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

04/05/21

A 370-year-old vineyard of the legendary Chateau Mouton Rothschild aims to bring some 11,000 more bottles of wine to China, a quarter of its production from current 10 per cent

04/05/21

"Consumers continue to gravitate towards brands they know and trust, but have shifted to purchasing larger packaging sizes across all beverage alcohol categories."

04/05/21

Opici Wines & Spirits is expanding two of its prominent Italian wine brands with Alverdi Piemonte DOC Barbera and Cesari Justo IGT, a Veronese red blend.

04/05/21

Tastings have been a silver lining in a period fraught with disappointment.

04/05/21

The tastings have been a silver lining in a period fraught with disappointment.

04/05/21

Two California wine companies are going public this spring, the first major wineries to do so since the late 1990s.

04/05/21

Dozens of Black-owned restaurants are participating this year. Plus, you're in for a treat! The organization expanded its list this year to include food trucks, sweets, and more.

04/05/21

A Closer Look at Messina Hof Harvest Green Winery & Kitchen - a Family Tradition Grows

04/05/21

Rosewood Miramar Beach is set to open The Revere Room restaurant on April 14, and KSBY hires Genelle Padilla as a co-anchor of morning show 'Daybreak'

04/05/21

As weary parents know, family vacation is much more entertaining when it comes with libations and other adult offerings. To that end, a Texas waterpark is ensuring kids can dive in and adults can kick back and enjoy some local grape on getaways at a new "Wine Walk."

04/05/21

He took a big gulp of the beverage to describe the G Fuel's flavor profile.

04/05/21

In addition to sexual harassment allegations, newfound celebrity brought other troubles, notably that she operated from 2017 - her first vintage - to November 2020 without a state or federal license to make wine.

04/05/21

"There is an inevitability to this," says Alexandra Phelan, an international law scholar and faculty member of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

04/05/21

The Prime Minister is expected to announce tomorrow a wave of events in April and May that will seek to find a workable way for weary Brits to safely get back out to enjoy mass-attendance events like concerts, festivals and nightclubs without social distancing.

04/05/21

The Irish government scheme is part of a five year rural development policy, released on Monday.

04/05/21

"They provide a safe space, a place for camaraderie, a place for community and, of course, a place to get laid," said actor Lea DeLaria.

04/05/21

The Pussycat Dolls star and Masked Singer judge hopes her antisocial-gathering Washington Grenache-Syrah blend will not be served at parties

04/05/21

"If I were named, say, Wine Emperor of the United States ... "