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09/20/21

Vino Farms to certify 40 acres, the first within the Lodi AVA

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About 225 people gathered at La Crema Estate at Saralee's Vineyard in Richard's Grove outside Windsor, vying for 28 lots. With 400 bidders jockeying for 40 lots in 2019, the 2021 event was a scaled-down version of the live auction. The total raised was still being tallied Sunday.

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Features Laura Catena and Jeff O'Neill - Ideal for those considering pursuing degrees in Viticulture and Enology or careers in grapes and wine.

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The 121-room hotel includes more than 21,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.

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French perfumers, sommeliers and winemakers with coronavirus infections are sometimes deprived of a crucial tool: their high-performing noses.

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The county has met this crossroads before. In 2015, it adopted a living wage ordinance set at $15 an hour.

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Because of the wildfires, more people are understanding the urgency and willing to try different tools beyond what they're used to.

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Aimed at the health and wellness trends fueling the food-and-beverage industry, Vizzy represents MillerCoors' biggest big yet on the ascendant hard seltzer segment, which is estimated to reach $2 billion in sales next year."

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In 2007, Duckhorn was acquired by private equity firm GI Partners, and in 2016 it was bought by TSG Consumer Partners. In the wake of all that expansion, While wine doesn't have a great record on Wall Street, Ryan sees the move as an investment in future quality.

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Banke is a steward of The Jockey Club and a member of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association), the National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, and Keeneland's Advisory Board of Directors. She's been been a proponent of safety initiatives, including the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition and the passage of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act.

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... Cristina Mariani-May

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The food delivery service is adding alcohol to its marketplace across 20 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Australia.

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At the top of this year's list is a widely available Washington Cabernet Sauvignon ...

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This exclusive event supporting Napa Valley fire safety, with proceeds benefiting the Napa Communities Firewise Foundation

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Matz has extensive experience in wine business internationally. He joins Linfield after more than three decades in roles ranging from business development to executive leadership, with 18 years at the CEO or president level. Starting in 2014, Matz was executive vice president and general manager of Zonin USA, a subsidiary of Italy's largest privately owned wine company. He is also a former managing director of Accolade Wines North America and former president of Jackson Wine Estates and Foley Family Wines.

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Organization seeks to create global standards to define wine sustainability

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Wander the shelves of any LCBO, Beer Store or bottle shop these days, and you're bound to see dozens of hard seltzers, in a seemingly endless array of flavours.

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It's been an amazing two-decade journey for the Wine Align National Wine Awards, and looking ahead to this year's awards, there is almost no comparison between years one and 20.

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The plan includes the construction of a new state-of-the-art sensory classroom as well as the conversion of an existing classroom into a modern wine laboratory for instruction and production. An existing historic building will be renovated and expanded to include indoor and outdoor spaces for hospitality, marketing, and sales courses, in addition to a public tasting room.

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"There's probably four or five different things that could kill our business. But if we have water, we can work on the others. If you don't have water, these trees will die."

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About 200 people gathered at Montage Healdsburg's outdoor terraces Thursday night to socialize, sip wine and learn more about auction lots for Saturday's Sonoma County Wine Auction.

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Since July, all foreign suppliers to Russia must use the description "sparkling wine" on the back of bottles. Only local producers can use the label "shampanskoye" -- the Russian equivalent of champagne.

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a unanimous decision this week, the city council approved resolutions that could establish the Livermore Valley Wine Heritage District (LVWHD) - expected to generate $693,000 in its first year to support local winemakers. Consideration of the LVWHD's final approval will take place in November, following public hearings.

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Napa County and Meadowood Napa Valley have begun hammering out terms to streamline the rebuilding of the luxury resort areas damaged in the Glass Fire.On Tuesday, the county Board of Supervisors endorsed the broad outlines of a proposed development agreement between the county and Meadowood. This is only a first step. County officials said the actual agreement could go before the county Planning Commission in October or November and the Board of Supervisors in December or January.

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Stakes are high, given groundwater is used to irrigate vineyards, run wineries, and serve homes, as well as sustain the environment. The goal is to make certain the vast underground reservoir is never pumped dry.

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shortages of everything: masks and vaccine vials, semiconductors, plastic polymers, bicycles, and even baseball bobbleheads.

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"Sideways" is best-known as the hit film that follows the antics of two friends on a wine-sipping spree in the Santa Ynez Valley. But for wine lovers, the movie is often reduced to what merlot-bashing Miles Raymond, played by Paul Giamatti

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The Columbia River Gorge technically crosses into Washington State, but its energetic wines are pure Oregon in character. Here are four excellent producers.

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Lipman produces several dry to semi-dry meads,

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PG&E warned that power shutoffs are "likely" as gusty, dry winds head for the Bay Area and Northern California.

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Frequent visitors to the Russian River will have observed a marked change in the way the water looks as a second year of historic drought settles in.

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... pandemic "turnover shock"

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It's not unemployment benefits that are stopping workers like me from returning to restaurants. In March 2020, most of us were cast off like yesterday's trash.

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Until recently, Stone Edge Farm was pretty much a secret, tucked in a historic Victorian home across East Napa Street from Cafe LaHaye and hidden behind Sevillano olive trees. It opened five years ago but mainly served wine club members for its parent operations - the farm and Silver Cloud Vineyard, which sits at 1,800 feet atop the Mayacamas range

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Chez Panisse turns 50 this month. Its scrappy, dreamy origin has become a legend of American food culture, and the restaurant - the phenomenon that its owner and the many, many people who worked in its kitchens and dining rooms created - molded our nation's modern culinary sense of self.

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"I try and just bring the passion and the inspiration."