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09/07/21

Plus Gallo could receive tens of millions more iover decades - and would face light financial penalties if it doesn't fully live up to its end of the deal.

09/07/21

"We're looking forward to being part of the community and we're looking forward to building a place where people really want to come to work and want to be a part of our family, as we want to be part of the local family."

09/07/21

A plan to create a "wine walk" at the port would add tasting rooms offering wine, beer and spirits.

09/07/21

The retardant delivery system has a new owner

09/07/21

FAIR Plan resumed basic coverage for winery buildings ...

09/07/21

Non-vintage Champagne is the calling card of all the big producers, but one has decided to dump "NV".

09/07/21

One way to use less water is to find more tools including decreasing a type of bacteria that puts plants at increased risk for frost damage. Arnaud Weyrich also employs: dry farming, composting, and biochar

09/07/21

Several hundred workers went on strike at Moët & Chandon headquarters in Epernay, France, demanding the "Macron bonus", which LVMH declined to pay out to staff.

09/07/21

Chinese billionaire actress Zhao Wei appears to have been cancelled in China, prompting wine merchants to remove her Bordeaux wines and her association.

09/07/21

The split of TWE's internal organization into two operating divisions will no doubt cause confusion with employees and customers (internal and external rumblings are already happening). The wine business is fragmented and complex enough as a consumer category.

09/07/21

Eight years after he was axed as the chief executive of Australia's biggest wine company, Treasury Wine Estates, David Dearie has the clout of a large United States private equity group behind him as he continues the rebuild of a US wine group that competes in many of the same segments as his former employer.

09/07/21

Even though the official name for this recently inaugurated custom crush facility in Gilroy is Atelier des Savants Fous, you can just call it Atelier ("ah-tell-yay").

09/07/21

The fie started 22 days ago 35 miles from South Lake Tahoe, grew overnight in steep terrain, but fire officials were still reporting a less extreme threat Monday. Containment increased from 43% to 44% Monday morning. Evacuation orders in South Lake Tahoe were downgraded to warnings Sunday.

09/07/21

"We think the jobs are there, and we think the states have the resources they need to move people from unemployment to employment." - Joe Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain

09/07/21

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09/07/21

The signs first appeared last fall when Central Valley table grape growers couldn't find enough workers to prune their vines. Now, a month into the harvest, it's become clear California doesn't have enough farmworkers for the harvest.

09/07/21

It can be seen in the dwindling number of people attending nonprofit-led workshops and meetings on agricultural worker rights ... some families are grappling with what's next. Faced with a confluence of challenges, some are leaving; others are arguing over whether they should.

09/07/21

Water year 2021-22 begins on Oct. 1 and the stakes are whether Napa County escapes having one the deepest droughts in its recorded history. The county has been hit by a devastating one-two drought ...

09/07/21

After following all of the standards: frequent hand-washing, safe distancing, and finally getting vaxxed, I felt safe going outside without a mask. Only when I was among a crowded scene like Trader Joe's would I put on a mask.

09/07/21

In the world of viticulture, sustainability has become far more the rule than the exception and concerns over the myriad changes global warming can cause in a vineyard, from water to insects, are ...

09/07/21

Despite many initial fears, Danowski is optimistic a comeback is on the horizon: "We're seeing good positive movement and great recognition for the quality."

09/07/21

Ronald Goerler Sr., a North Fork wine pioneer who launched Jamesport Vineyards in 1980 while operating a family plumbing-supply business, died at his Cutchogue home Monday surrounded by his wife and s

09/07/21

Adelaide Hills winery Bird in Hand requires visitors be double-vaccinated

09/07/21

The just-in-time inventory systems embraced by many businesses led to empty shelves and costly bottlenecks. That's put a rare spotlight on supply-chain programs, which are attracting more students.

09/07/21

"I've never been with so many people drunk on wine before," she said. "It is a whole different f-in' experience … but I like it."

09/07/21

Companies were counting on corporate travelers to return this fall, but more businesses are keeping workers home

09/07/21

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)'s Air Quality and Climate Bulletin, South East Asia saw a 40 per cent reduction in the level of harmful airborne particles caused by traffic and energy production in 2020. China, Europe and North America also saw emissions reductions ...

09/07/21

Cofounder and Chair of Jakcson Family Wines talks about her family business, Thoroughbred horses, expanding into Oregon and Australia and her goals for environmentalism.

09/07/21

The parallels between Spain's political climate and its wine industry become stronger with each passing day.

09/07/21

Robert Foye, its boss, said the firm was being hit by external staff shortages, especially among suppliers, in distribution and delivery. ... Australia's Accolade, the UK's largest wine firm and the world's fifth biggest, delivers 35 million cases to 143 countries every year?

09/07/21

After declaring in August that it would be throwing its doors open on Sept. 7 after a nearly 17-month hiatus, the iconic eatery has pushed back the reopening date.

09/07/21

High temperatures & wildfire smoke will continue to increase smog build up

09/07/21

A bill to help restaurants recover from pandemic losses is on its way to the governor's desk. Senate Bill 314 would grant businesses with expanded outdoor dining space a one-year grace period to ...

09/07/21

Carlton McCoy Jr.'s rise to the top of the wine world's elite is far from the only remarkable thing about him.

09/07/21

"Remember when wine was more than a business: it was a way of life. It tethered us to nature, tied us to the four seasons, and encouraged hospitality. Dozens of famous winemakers left solid careers in academia, civil service, law, and construction to have a shot at a more creative life, one that fulfilled the spirit as well as the pocket."

09/07/21

"We're really trying to pay attention to the microbiology of the soil [and] create an emphasis on the sense of place."

09/07/21

A sprawling rooftop bar and restaurant is poised to soar over Union Square at the current site of Macy's men's department store.