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North Texas and High Plains regions hit low temperatures on the night of April 20-21

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and encouraging preliminary results.

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The announcement comes before the president hosts a closely watched climate summit on Thursday's Earth Day, with world leaders from countries like China and India.

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Most work for the same company in the same trade tier they did 12 months ago; 10% changed trade tiers; 7% changed employers; 13% are laid off or furloughed, but planning to return.

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Growers/Vintners for Responsible Agriculture offered to pay $1.5 million to lease the planes and crew but in the face of Cal Fire opposition, the Board of Supervisors rejected the offer.

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SB-93 is effective immediately. The law requires certain employers to recall eligible workers who were laid-off for reasons related to COVID-19 if their prior positions become available.

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So far he refused to declare a statewide drought emergency but said Wednesday's declaration is the "first of what I anticipate will be many actions."

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Even if the calendar says "spring," a wintry storm will be bringing a late round of snow, record low temperatures and severe storms.

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According to the CIVB, Bordeaux's regional body.

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After unprecedented frost damage across French vineyards, Tom Jarvis looks at what can be done to fight it.

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Within packaging, cans (+44.1%) and tetra (+13.7%) are still driving growth, as well as smaller formats, with 375ml and 187 ml up 28.9% and 20.0% respectively.

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Mike Florence, general manager of Surrey-based Litmus Wines, died last week after a long battle with myeloma, his employers have announced.

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The Vineyard Team is pleased to announce they're honoring Juan Nevarez with the Vineyard Team's Juan Nevarez Memorial Scholarship. Nevarez was a beloved member of the Central Coast winegrape industry, whose kindness, expertise and passion shaped many local vineyards.

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Bayer's gambit aims to force a case to the U.S. Supreme Court and get a ruling that would undercut a key claim in thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.

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Last year, the Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) agreement was amended to expand relief eligibility for thousands of direct-to-consumer shippers of alcoholic beverages to 24 Streamlined Member States. In response, Sovos updated its platform, enabling eligible DtC shippers to enjoy benefits available to remote sellers under the latest SST agreement.

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Avalara Shipping Verification allows wineries, breweries, distilleries, importers, alcohol retailers, alcohol marketplaces, and alcohol delivery apps to check, in real time, major compliance areas of beverage alcohol DTC shipments, including license requirements, dry areas, volume limits and age validation.

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Fetzer®, the iconic California wine, announces new packaging and platforms that highlight its bold commitments to responsible business, delivering a streamlined look that foregrounds its forward-looking sustainable practices for consumers.

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Right off the bat, consumers and buyers are given unequivocal details about what to expect from the Vin-malin.fr online sales platform created in 2007.

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This facility will feature a crush pad, space for bin fermentations and small batch tanks, barrel storage, case good storage, a laboratory, and restrooms. The facility is due to be completed prior to harvest such that the entirety of the 2021 vintage can be produced in house.

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Guimaraens Vintage Ports are made in certain years when a classic Fonseca Vintage is not declared and are generally more supple and approachable when young. An excellent choice for early drinking they nevertheless have the depth and stamina to mature in bottle.

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Croft's Managing Director, Adrian Bridge, comments: '2019 has produced an archetypal Quinta da Roêda Vintage Port with great depth and concentration, which will allow it to age very well. Quinta da Roêda Vintage Port will be kept in our cellars and will be released in the next 8-10 years.'

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In collaboration with SommFoundation, SommGeo, and National Geographic Books, the popular global wine tasting series has evolved to offer a more immersive virtual experience for participants.

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"Thanks to the popularity and effectiveness of the Fish Friendly Farming certification among numerous Napa County winegrowers, local waterways and fish life are in better shape than many areas of California," said Laurel Marcus, executive director of Fish Friendly Farming.

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The 2020 vintage release will feature the full range of rosés from the Commanderie: Croix de Peyrassol ($17), Réserve des Templiers ($21), the flagship Cuvée des Commandeurs ($25), Château Peyrassol ($40), and Clos Peyrassol ($74).

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An overly restrictive state liquor law is making it even tougher for the battered New York City restaurant industry to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, operators of eateries told The Post.

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Marlborough's wine industry is booming, but there's no industrial-sized solution to deal with its waste.

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The move shows how Amazon is bringing some of the technology already in use at its namesake brick-and-mortar Go and Books stores to the grocery chain it acquired in 2017.

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Hotel and airline industry will begin to bounce back by second half of 2021, according to the chief executive of InterContinental Hotels

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The existential and economic threats of 2020 didn't stop wineries from pressing ahead with critical environmental and social initiatives.

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The drumbeat about spotted lanternfly started elsewhere but is getting louder for grape growers in the West who, in all probability, will eventually have to face that same music.