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Thursday, August 5th

06/18/21

Most federal workers will observe the holiday Friday. Several states and the District of Columbia announced that government offices would be closed Friday.

06/18/21

Employers are required to verify that employees are fully vaccinated if workers don't wear a mask.

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plus: Food Store Sales Gains for Select Group of Napa Valley Wines

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Palos Verdes Peninsula in the southwestern coastal region of Los Angeles County, California; White Bluffs in Franklin County, Washington; and The Burn of Columbia Valley in Klickitat County, Washington.

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Webinar will share information to help guide winemakers when fermenting high pH musts.

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The Wine Group is extending Franzia into the rising "better for you" segment with a range of Refreshers, selling in 3-liter boxes retailing at around $15.

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Through L&C, the California-based winemaker will have access to both CSX and Norfolk Southern-a site-selection requirement, according to the 62-mile short line subsidiary of Gulf & Ohio Railways. Gallo will also be served by the Port of Charleston.

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Founded in 1989 by Ken and Grace Evenstad in the Dundee Hills, Evenstad Estates produces Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and sparkling wine in Oregon and Burgundy, under the award-winning Domaine Serene, Château de la Crée, and Maison Evenstad labels.

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The 2019 Merryvale Petite Arvine is produced from grapes grown in the Valais A.O.C. where Petite Arvine has been grown for over four hundred years. The SRP is $45 and is available exclusively in the Merryvale Tasting Room.

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The tasting room was closed last year as Geyser Peak owner Accolade Wines consolidated operations for that and several others U.S. brands to Napa-based Quintessential Wines.

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"After getting to know the teams in Arizona and Texas, partnering with Robert and the team at Progress Wine Group to expand our reach in Florida was an easy decision to make."

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* Jessica Kogan, Chief Digital Officer and Chief Marketing Officer * Erica Landin-Löfving, Chief Sustainability Officer * Holly Hawkins, Vice President, Human Resources * Mary Ann Vangrin, Vice President, Communications and Social Media

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Yung began his career as a management consultant at Accenture, where he helped Fortune 500 clients develop and implement technology-enabled business strategies. He received an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Stanford University.

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Jamie Conahan was with Robert Mondavi and most recently, Partner and National Account Sales Manager with Michael Mondavi at Folio Fine Wine Partners.

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Last year, NVV announced it would wrap up Auction Napa Valley in its current format and redefine how a world-class wine region fundraises for the good of its community. Collective Napa Valley is a new and expanded year-round philanthropy program that brings people together with a common purpose.

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Washington State suddenly finds itself with a surfeit of new grape growing appellations, with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announcing tomorrow the approval of two new American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). This comes on the heels of two approvals last year, as growers and winemakers increasingly subdivide the Columbia Valley, Washington's largest growing region.

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The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau published the final rules for White Bluffs and The Burn of Columbia Valley on June 17 to officially define them each as designated wine grape-growing regions.

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The full list is available at foodandwine.com/gamechangers and in the special July "Innovators Issue" of FOOD & WINE, on newsstands June 18.

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Acker's two-day, three cellar auction was led by a selection of rarely seen vintage Champagne, as well as significant offerings of Dujac, Rousseau, and Domaine de la Romanee Conti.

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Retailed at $25, Vera Wang PARTY is crafted from 100 percent Glera grapes and boasts aromas of apple and stone fruit, citrus notes and fresh acidity on the palate, with a soft and fruity finish.

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442 leading fine wine professionals from 55 countries completed detailed surveys for The 2021 Gerard Basset Global Fine Wine Report, almost a fourfold increase on last year's survey.

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Held in the heart of the Bay Area at the scenic Alameda Point, Corks, Forks, Rhythm & Brews features some of California's best wineries, spirits, breweries, gourmet food, restaurants and live music in its benefit for the Alameda Boys & Girls Club.

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The contribution will provide UnidosUS with resources to strengthen Hispanic families' financial security through financial empowerment and homeownership programs.

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The Napa County Farm Bureau is proud to announce that it has named Davie Pina as Napa Valley's 2021 Agriculturalist of the Year and Supervisor Diane Dillon as Napa Valley's 2021 Friend of Agriculture.

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Best White went to the 2019 Carol Shelton Coquille Blanc, Central Coast Rhone blend. Shelton was recently named Winemaker of the Year at the 2021 Women's Wine Competition, where her 2019 Coquille Rouge won Best of Show.

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The decision follows the resolution of a long-standing trade dispute between the US and EU over subsidies to aircraft companies such as Boeing and Airbus.

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Burgundy producers have often bought land in Oregon, but now the tables are turning.

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As a founder of Black Wine Professionals, I see firsthand how the industry has stepped up. The outreach of jobs, mentorship, scholarship, and the like is exciting. It's also scary, as some responses of solidarity still feel performative. Though there are now more organizations to represent diversity in the industry, we all still need the continued support of white wine drinkers and professionals.

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Researchers had long forewarned of this crisis and now they're seeing their studies and models become real life

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On connecting BIPOC culture and wine.

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Uncorked & Cultured, with the support of Napa Valley Vintner's, will launch the "Juneteenth in Napa" campaign to spotlight California's wine country in celebration of the holiday, also known as Freedom Day. By supporting Black entrepreneurship in Napa and beyond, the campaign encourages inclusion in the world's oldest industry. From June 19th until July 19th, Uncorked & Cultured and Napa Valley Vintners will highlight key Black winemakers, brands, and entrepreneurs by sharing the diverse history and talent of the Napa Valley region.