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Thursday, September 16th

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The closing of the Saint-Emilion classification applications took place on June 30 and two leading domains did not return their copy. Since 1954, the date of the first classification, Ausone and Cheval Blanc have formed the benchmark duo of this appellation.

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Speculation has been growing in French media about which candidate president Emmanuel Macron will back as a potential headquarters of international wine body OIV, but nothing has been confirmed.

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For the second year, the American Society for Enology and Viticulture-Eastern Section (ASEV-ES) held their annual conference as a Zoom meeting. The conference in 2022 is scheduled to take place at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington in Bloomington, Minnesota from July 7 to 9, 2022. The conference in 2023 will tentatively be held in Austin, Texas.

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Register: Cornell, Penn State and Virginia Tech collaborated with viticulture and enology extension programs at seventeen universities for tomorrow's Eastern Viticulture and Enology Forum.

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Winemaker Matt Naumann expected his fire insurance costs to skyrocket. The annual premium to insure his small vineyard and winery in Placerville (El Dorado County) had risen steadily over the last ...

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There's a party going on in the US, but wine is being left behind.

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Contrary to popular belief, it is actually millennials who prefer cork-sealed bottles, with over 65s gravitating toward screwcaps, a new study has found.

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each establishment can give a customer anything they want in a "surprise bag."

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Dick Boushey says he and other growers are concerned about the future of SMWE, which has been the foundation of Washington's wine business since the 1950s. SMWE shocked a lot of growers several years ago when it refused to buy grapes it had asked them to plant, but Boushey said last year the company paid a contract rate based on acreage and asked growers to crop at a low level so it would have less wine to sell.

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Blaze rushes north-east from the Sierra Nevada forest region after doubling in size as heatwave blankets US west

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Some areas of Klamath County were forced to evacuate as the wildfire continued to spread and was zero percent contained Sunday, officials said.

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Driven by wind, the fast-moving blaze jumped from 50 to 800 to 4,000 acres in a matter of hours.

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Each summer, fans flock to Tahoe to cheer on their favorite celebrities and participate in all the festivities surrounding the event. This year Korbel brought a Long Drive Competition and Hole-In-One Contest to the tournament.

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Warnecke Ranch and Vineyard is in Healdsburg

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Oregon and Washington winery owners report the impact of the heat dome was minimal, but worry it could return

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Local distributor to leverage one-stop ordering platform, enhancing service and experience for customers

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Nights are warming faster than days across most of the U.S., with potentially deadly consequences.

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Gray Monk was the first to plant Pinot Gris in Canada, and the third estate winery to open its doors.

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In March 2020, the famed Chateau Marmont fired virtually its entire workforce.

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The heat wave that recently hit the Pacific Northwest subjected the region's vineyards to record-breaking temperatures nine months after the fields that produce world-class wine were blanketed by wildfire smoke.

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Oregon's bucolic wine country proves an ideal setting for the cooking competition's Portland-based 18th season, but controversy follows the winner

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The industry has a growing number of women earning plaudits at its renowned bodegas. But are they really better than men?

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The warming climate is raising the risk of major wildfires almost everywhere, including in normally wet New England. Forest managers in New Hampshire are alerting residents and stepping up prevention.

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The agreement with Sycamore Partners Management LP, announced Friday, includes about two dozen brands and nine wineries in Washington, California and Oregon plus 2,800 acres of vineyards, mostly in Washington. Ste. Michelle sources from nearly 30,000 acres of grapes in the three states. Total wine shipped last year was the equivalent of 7.3 million 9-liter cases.

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Three farmers in India were arrested for selling illegal alcohol after a herd of buffaloes got drunk on their moonshine.

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JCB UNITY is a California Cabernet Sauvignon available at Sam's Club and JCB UNITY RESERVE Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is available at the winery and through Boisset Ambassadors. Both wines benefit the Association of African American Vintners and Wine Unify.

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Booker's "Popping Corks" podcast launched this year and is now available on a variety of platforms including Spotify, Audible, Apple Podcasts and iHeart Radio.

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Industry sources estimate 165,000-325,000 tons of California winegrapes, valued at $601 million, went unharvested in 2020 due to actual or perceived concerns of quality loss due to wildfire smoke events.

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The Lanoraie property was built up from abandoned land purchased in the early 1980s and now features 5 hectares of grapes including the province's first commercially planted Pinot Noir and Cabernet Severyni varieties, alongside modern American hybrid vines like Marquette and Frontenac.

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The Director of Housekeeping for Chaumette Vineyard and Winery, Chris Merseal, said an office building somehow caught fire at approximately 7 p.m. and was destroyed.

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Treasury Wine Estates' (TWE) augmented reality wine brand, 19 Crimes, is moving into the hard seltzer category where the company is looking to broaden its appeal among a new generation of drinkers.

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"Our assessment of the effects of this law is ongoing, but it is clear that it may have a significant impact on EU wine and spirits exports to the Russian Federation. In particular, it shows blatant disregard for the EU's protected geographical indications and designations of origin".

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Homeowners at Calistoga Ranch resort have filed a $100 million lawsuit against Auberge Resorts for failing to provide adequate insurance coverage for losses sustained in the Glass Fire.

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Former Humanscale and L'Oréal executive brings strong brand marketing experience, data-driven decision-making and organizational excellence to Coravin

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Mackay has sipped numerous bottles of Chablis throughout his life, but three in particular have stood the test of time.

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Veuve Clicquot's cellarmaster Didier Mariotti talks about new wines and new ways of working.