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Thursday, April 29th

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The first round of changes go into effect starting on May 3

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Restaurants: Indoor seating increases to 50% capacity or 200 people maximum.

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Since announcing its updated approach, Mavrik has kept a busy schedule. They will take the show on the road to Oregon in May. "Our crews routinely visit Oregon and Washington, but this will be a first look at our smoke taint solutions for many of our clients up there."

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The moniker for these health-marketed wines hasn't yet been universally agreed upon, and Nielsen doesn't yet track this as a category. But big wine companies and big grocery chains are buying into the idea, and there will be several significant launches in the months to come.

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Urgent Action Needed to Prevent Another Massive Tariff Hike June 1

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NABI Applauds USTR Ambassador Katherine Tai on her Appropriations Testimony - Temporary Suspension of Airbus/Boeing Trade Dispute Tariffs Highlighted as Worker Centric

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Prior to joining Chalone, Freeman served as Winemaker at Hahn Family Wines in Soledad

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Macy's has offered an online wine club in the past, but is making a significant expansion into the product category by allowing customers to make transactional, one-off purchases without a subscription.

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The James Beard Foundation Legacy Network trains emerging leaders across the culinary industry and connects them with future generations of excellence. The 2021 application period is open from April 28 at 12 P.M. ET until May 12 at 1 P.M. ET. The first cohort is open to Black and Indigenous applicants.

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The wines include ETTORE Cabernet Sauvignon, ETTORE Merlot, ETTORE Red Wine, ETTORE Chardonnay Pure, ETTORE Chardonnay Reserve, and the ETTORE Chardonnay Zero and Merlot Zero, both made with the Purovino® method.

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Steroids should not be used to treat smell loss caused by Covid-19 according to an international group of smell experts, including Prof Carl Philpott from the University of East Anglia.

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With Liv-ex reporting a record year of trading for California wines last year, driven by interest in the UK, James Lawrence investigates whether the Golden State's top drops are taking off internationally.

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Meanwhile, the value of wine exports to the United States rose 4% to A$432 million in the year to March, the Wine Australia figures showed.

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A dearth of grapes this vintage has forced a family-owned winery in Marlborough to turn down a new customer in Europe.

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The Consorzio Tutela Vini della Maremma Toscana forges ahead with its project to promote Vermentino which, in 2020 for the first time, was the appellation's most-bottled grape variety.

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The La Crema Sonoma Coast Experiential Tour will kick off at the 147th Kentucky Derby®, where La Crema is the Preferred Wine of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby for the next four years.

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Located in Maumee, Ohio at the once-popular Mexican restaurant, Abuelo's, Urban Pine Winery is conveniently located right off Interstate 475. The expansive 8,400 sq. ft. space will feature ample indoor dining with a double-sided fireplace, a private event space for groups of up to 50, and a large outdoor patio which can seat up to 60 people.

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Storica Wines continues a spirited 2021 in April with the launch of their online store (www.storicawines.com) and by serving as the official wine sponsor of Haute Living's Villa Azur event on the evening of April 21.

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Each winery will offer three wines for tasting, along with one or two of their wine club benefits for ticket holders. Tickets are $80 per person, sold via Eventbrite.

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Designed to demystify how to create sushi-inspired dishes in a home kitchen, the three-episode event brings Angelina Mondavi, consulting winemaker, together with guests from Lundberg Family Farms, Eiko's Modern Japanese and Osprey Seafood to share tips and ideas.

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Highlights of the Healdsburg winery's events calendar include nature hikes around its 1,200-acre estate, the return of the French bistro-style lunch launched in 2020, Harvest Lunches open to the public for the first time, three outdoor prix fixe dinners and the first-ever Big Bottle Winery Dinner. Outdoor tasting experiences resume May 1 after multiple remodels undertaken during the pandemic.

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Premier wine country resort, The Vintages, has announced the addition of two new packages to its line-up, including an offering just in time for Oregon Wine Month.

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Audio: a conversation with John McManus president of the Golden State Salmon Association.

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WALT Wines has announced the release date for its flagship Pinot Noir, Bob's Ranch, and the much anticipated 2019 vintage. The Bob's Ranch Estate Vineyard, owned and operated by WALT Wines, is located in Sonoma County, within the Sonoma Coast Appellation.

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Among the additions to the team at Aperture are Hillary Sjolund, Associate Winemaker; Lauryn Mitrovich, Director of Hospitality; and Jessica Pasquini, Client Relations Manager.

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After having to shut its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team pivoted its business model to bring its at-home wine blending kits to life and into the homes of local and regional residents in select states. Now, The Blending Lab is expanding its reach and will be available across 24 states around the country with a plan to expand and distribute nationwide by 2022.

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Winners across wine categories at the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2021 have been unveiled, with striking shots of vineyards, harvesting and winemaking impressing judges

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Here are a few of the 52 countries that bought more in U.S. wine exports than Italy last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data:

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EO Dr. Andreas Brokemper is optimistic that growth will return for brands across the portfolio, particularly as on-premise accounts reopen

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Henkell Freixenet has announced an overall drop in turnover, but reported record turnover for the UK and Scandinavia.

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The five most influential, if sometimes controversial, pizza styles from coast to coast.

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Glenn McGourty (Emeritus Viticulture and Plant Science Advisor for Lake and Mendocino Counties) talked about his experiences, projects (from the effect of smoke exposure to sustainable farming practices), and travels over the last 30+ years. Glenn is not slowing down in retirement. He was just elected to the Board of Supervisors for Mendocino County and he also manages a 10-acre wine grape and walnut farm.