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The Napa Valley Vintners completed two successful fundraising events for its organization this year. In total, $3.7 million was raised. In February, the NVV's new Library Wine Auction was held during what would have been Premiere's traditional date. NVV separated out the two endeavors, moving Premiere to June for one year only so some trade would be able to travel to Napa. Premiere is scheduled to return to the week of February 21 through 26 in 2022.

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the highest in several years.

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The Bayer-Monsanto/BASF dicamba-resistant seed system has caused grape growers hundreds of millions of dollars in actual damages and economic loss from dicamba drift.

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The museum will announce a $4 million bequest from Warren and Barbara Winiarski, founders of Stag's Leap Wine Cellars in Napa Valley. The gift will fund a permanent curator position to be called the Winiarski curator of food and wine history

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An about face by a state board after nine hours of turbulent debate may do little to give employers guidance on how to bring workers back into the workplace when a state mask mandate is removed June 15.

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D'Arrigo partnered with the Grower-Shipper Association of Central California and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas, a community-based health-care provider, to administer shots.

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Much changed in the wake of the most difficult industry conditions since prohibition

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The cost to move goods in a shipping container to Europe from Asia shot above $10,000 for the first time on record, an index showed, underscoring the pain inflicted on exporters and importers struggling with stretched supply chains.

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The 3rd Annual Sommeliers Choice Awards 2021 results are out and Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen 2019 Eroica Riesling from USA takes the NO. 1 spot with 97 points.

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This depiction of the Materra winery expansion near Napa is by the firm Darosa + Associates. The winery is adding 12,610 square feet to its 28,604-square-foot winery building.

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Almost half of restaurants are operating with 20% less staff than usual, according to the National Restaurant Association.

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Thirty young wine experts just starting their professional path in the wine and spirits sector have acquired the "Level 2 Award in Wines" - an ideal foundation for their future professional career.

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Joe Shyka has been named Director of Sales, National Accounts, while Janet Hammer and TJ Noxon will lead efforts as the Intermountain Regional Sales Manager and West Regional Sales Manager, respectively.

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Dr. Lanati helped make Gancia's first-ever Prosecco Rosé D.O.C., released earlier this year.

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Husband and wife team Jake Krausz and Adrienne Stillman Krausz officially launched The Dry Goods Beverage Company, an online source for non-alcoholic wine, spirits and cocktails. Alongside a diverse selection of high-quality drinks, all carefully curated by the couple, the site features a library of alcohol-free cocktail recipes, product guides and helpful quizzes.

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Vinsent and Laava are proud to announce their first joint partnership will feature Bordeaux Primeurs 'Certified by Vinsent', with an initial deployment on the 2018 vintage Bordeaux Grands Crus in early June 2021.

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The "Gamay del Trasimeno" blog (www.gamaydeltrasimeno.com) is now online and aims to be the guide for finding out more about the variety, which has been cultivated in Umbria for over 400 years on the shores of Trasimeno Lake.

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If you think Oregon wine revolves purely around prim Pinot Noir and straitlaced Chardonnay, guess again. The state's winemakers may be all business up front, but there's a party in the back, and it's sparkling.

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As the reopening of the region continues, Seneca Lake wineries are ready to welcome guests back with a variety of events and experiences.

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This month, 3x3 CEO Mike Provance, PhD, will launch the 3x3 Retailer Membership program at the 2021 Beverage Alcohol Retailers Conference in Austin, Texas.

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Maison No. 9 will be available in select liquor stores across Canada with suggested retail pricing starting from $29.95 (750ml).

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Lloyd Cellars has partnered with former Food Network Executive Chef Robert Bleifer to create content for its June' Back to Fine Dining' Instagram Influencer campaign with Social Media agency, ApexDrop. As part of the in-market efforts, Prescription Vineyards is launching a new consumer event, 'Friday-Eve Live,' to kick off Tampa Bay Restaurant Week on June 17.

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"The Canadian On Premise is just starting to ramp back up, and the demand from consumers to make their way back to the channel will be high," said Mitch Stefani, CGA's Client Solutions Manager.

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Each year Lake Oroville helps water a quarter of the nation's crops, sustain endangered salmon beneath its massive earthen dam and anchor the tourism economy of a Northern California county that must rebuild seemingly every year after unrelenting wildfires.

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A four-year effort to bring green waste recycling back to Sonoma County has collapsed, scuttling hopes of restoring any time soon a high-volume, locally based compost operation to supply farmers, landscapers and backyard gardeners.

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It's no coincidence that grass fed beef burgers are usually on the menu at Hog Island Oyster Company restaurants.

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On the latest menu at Che Fico Alimentari, just past the fava leaf pizza and porchetta sandwich, is a brief announcement of a consequential decision. It informs diners at the San Francisco Italian ...

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New York's Corning Museum will host a new exhibit dedicated to the historic relationship between glass and wine

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Executive Chef Carl Shelton's current menu is five small plates paired with both sparkling and still wines from the portfolio (see full menu below).

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The winery, founded by Adam Lee and Diana Novy and later sold to Jackson Family Wines, had previously had tasting rooms at both its Santa Rosa site and an original space in downtown Healdsburg, which opened in 2016.

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It is the first time the U.S. tech giant has agreed to make changes to its huge advertising business.

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A series of violent hailstorms have hit vineyards in France and Spain with Vouvray and Ribera del Duero suffering the worst damage.

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Long before the era of fossil fuels, humans may have triggered a massive but mysterious "carbon bomb" lurking beneath the Earth's surface, a new scientific study suggests.

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But remember, we are desperate. So no matter what the guest throws our way, we just smile, apologize (if necessary) and say, "Yes!"