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07/14/21

Growers who put up a $500 deposit per tractor will be placed in line for delivery when the tractors become available off the production line. Current prices for two versions of one model available are $58,000 for a two-wheel drive unit and $68,000 for a four-wheel drive unit.

07/14/21

Major wine industry groups are calling on Napa County to explore running its own fire department for rural areas, rather than contracting with Cal Fire to do the job.

07/14/21

andemic layoffs pushed many employees in hospitality to find jobs in new growth areas-with better pay, perks, career prospects

07/14/21

Kolin Vazzoler, 51, was the executive chef at Simi Winery in Healdsburg and lived in Cloverdale with his wife, Kate, a dancer and instructor; and their son, Ennio, 3.

07/14/21

"The Mind Behind" Au Bon Climat Winery Is Feted by Friends, Family, Chefs, and Wine Legends

07/14/21

Plata now bottles more than 400,000 cases of wine annually across multiple AVA'

07/14/21

Founded by the Lawrence Family and Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy, Jr., Demeine Estates "serves and supports a dynamic and growing portfolio of historic, legacy wineries that share the common goal of producing the most expressive, highest quality wines with a focus on sustainability."

07/14/21

Holve has worked with two head winemakers in mastering Newton's mountain wine philosophy. He holds a master's degree in viticulture and enology from at University of California-Davis and has worked at several prestigious Sonoma wineries

07/14/21

Alejandro Fernández, founder of leading Ribera del Duero estate Pesquera, cut three of his daughters out of his will five days before his death, leaving his entire fortune to the youngest.

07/14/21

Italian Luigi Moio, who is professor of oenology at the University of Naples and director of the Vine and Wine Science Section of the same university, now assumes a three year mandate. He succeeds Brazilian Regina Vanderlinde.

07/14/21

Costco's global beverage alcohol sales topped $5 billion in 2020, up from roughly $4 billion in 2018. Over the last decade, the company's alcohol sales have essentially double

07/14/21

While tastings by video conference took off while tasting rooms were closed and winery sales staff couldn't travel to pour wines for trade buyers, they have morphed into being more thoughtfully used as the pandemic has continued and likely will be part of the marketing toolbox going forward.

07/14/21

Roadrunner is a brilliant, sometimes troubling documentary about a brilliant, sometimes troubling man.

07/14/21

Serendipity3 - the world-renowned Upper East Side restaurant that reopened last Friday - just broke its tenth Guinness World Record, this time for the most expensive French fries.

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07/14/21

Joseph Leung, who has just resigned from Hong Kong listed wine company Major Cellar as director, has been arrested by police for allegedly embezzling HKD 25 million (US$3.21 million) worth of fine wines and spirits from a client, Vino Joy News has exclusively learned.

07/14/21

Do any of the big names of Bordeaux still need the classification? Prestige is very nice, but the one thing that the average winemaker loves more than praise for the product is the best possible price.