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09/10/21

It's a full working winery with Thomas Rivers Brown on the same grounds as a brand-new luxury hotel. The Four Seasons hotel isn't open yet but the winery is.

09/10/21

A Napa Valley winery that burned to the ground in the Glass Fire in 2020 is in court with one of its insurance companies over the insurer's refusal to pay about $2 million.

09/10/21

More than 800 days ago, foodies said goodbye to their friends at the 2019 Food & Wine Classic, not knowing what was to come.

09/10/21

"All the more remarkable for delivering excellence during a pandemic."

09/10/21

Oldman returns to Aspen to present three seminars in his 15th appearance at the Food & Wine Classic. The topics include his ever popular - and always standing-room-only - "Wine for Quintillionaires"

09/10/21

This new Cava, with its official debut in the U.S. at this week's Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, honors the transformative movement that occurred a century ago: Catalan modernism, or Modernisme as its known in Catalan.

09/10/21

Dutt was a soil expert at the University of Arizona researching the viability of growing wine grapes in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah. He and his fellow UA researchers landed a federal grant and published a paper on their findings before Dutt put his research to the test and planted his first vines on a hillside in Sonoita in 1978. It was the state's first commercial vineyard.

09/10/21

She's written a weekly column for Decanter China and then Decanter.com for 10 years, and covered En Primeur for the magazine starting with the 2014 vintage as part of a team including Steven Spurrier and James Lawther, and from the 2016 vintage as the solo taster.

09/10/21

This surprising change in policy is due to the enactment of Senate Bill 307. Among other changes, SB 307 amended Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 369.490 so that, effective July 1, 2021:

09/10/21

Disparities between US states when it comes to direct-to-consumer spirits shipping are causing problems for the industry. But, as Melita Kiely reports, producers are teaming up to fight the situation.

09/10/21

During COVID-19, more than 35 states began allowing restaurants and/or bars to sell cocktails to-go as an economic relief measure via executive orders or other temporary measures. Since then, 16 states and the District of Columbia passed legislation to make cocktails to-go permanent, and 14 other states passed legislation to allow cocktails to-go on a temporary basis.

09/10/21

The 2018 Rutherford Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon will join the winery's portfolio of premium California Cabernets as a new offering that pays homage to this distinctive Napa Valley sub-region and its specific "Rutherford Dust" characteristics.

09/10/21

Succeeding co-founder Ames Morison, Abby Watt takes the lead as winemaker, and Kim Pasquali is promoted to director of sales and marketing. After 19 years as winemaker, Ames Morison will shift focus to Medlock Ames' strategic sustainability goals and be an outspoken educator to mitigate climate change.

09/10/21

As Sokol Blosser Winery celebrates its 50th anniversary, siblings and co-presidents Alison and Alex Sokol Blosser have much to think about as they look back and to the future.

09/10/21

The two new box wines also mark an updated package design for all four Evolution box wines. The boxes feature a "by Sokol Blosser" tagline beneath the bold Evolution brand name, as well as an "Oregon" icon and reference to Sokol Blosser's B Corp status. There also is a "gluten-free" indication on each box.

09/10/21

Don't be afraid of heat or water stress' effect on cultivation, expert said.

09/10/21

"Avennia is very consistent in where we source our fruit, and the cellar has minimal intervention," Andrew said. "When I came on board we were still in the production stage and only open to the public on weekends."

09/10/21

Civilian inspectors from 13 New York City agencies will on Monday begin observing venues in the five boroughs to ensure restaurants and other indoor settings adhere to the new vaccine mandate, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

09/10/21

Tim Atkin MW, still a huge champion of South African Chenin Blanc as a source of thrilling and original wines, is now turning his gaze on Syrah. Calling it the Cape's "best red grape", it also provides the foundation for the country's only 100-score wine in his 2021 South Africa Report, the Rhône-style 2019 Sadie Family Columella.

09/10/21

Domestic wine Hot Prospects above the 150,000-case mark include The Prisoner, Gruet, Z. Alexander Brown, Low Hanging Fruit, Imagery, Beatbox, 1924, Willamette Valley, Beringer Brothers, Juggernaut, and H3. Imported winners above 100,000 cases include Cavaliere d'Oro, Miraval, Stella Rosa Sparkling, Gemma di Luna, Giesen, Jam Jar, 90+ Cellars Lot 50 Prosecco, and Flybird.

09/10/21

Companies with 100 or more workers would have to require vaccines or weekly COVID tests. The National Restaurant Association backed the move.

09/10/21

In preparation for the return of the Food & Wine Classic, the Aspen Daily News sought McInerney's wisdom on surviving tastings, pairing wine with skiing, riesling and drinking Champagne on a ski-bum budget.

09/10/21

Syndicate Wine, LLC is thrilled to announce five custom Oregon wines, produced in partnership with Oregon wineries, with labels featuring the artwork of TidalWave Productions. The first four wines will be released for sale to the general public beginning Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Syndicate Wine Bar in Beaverton, at a special event open to the public.

09/10/21

Twenty years later, memories of both shared trauma and caring still linger.

09/10/21

Windows on the World was a paragon of New York splendor. And then it was gone. Excerpt from "The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World: The Twin Towers, Windows on the World, and the Rebirth of New York," by Tom Roston © Abrans Press, 2019

09/10/21

Including Glenn Vogt, then the general manager of Windows on the World; and Kevin Zraly, the wine director of Windows on the World from its opening in 1976 until the restaurant's destruction in the terrorist attack in 2001

09/10/21

At 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, a plane crashed into the North Tower. All 79 people on the 107th floor died, including 72 staff members.

09/10/21

This blog will focus on the parts of the Plan that are most relevant to private employers and small businesses. More information concerning the other aspects of the Plan are available here.