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11/15/21

A fully online gathering May 23-26, 2022. Broadcast in four languages simultaneously (English, Spanish, French, Italian) from 8 different parts of the planet in their respective time zones: USA, Chile, Portugal, Spain, France, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

11/15/21

The Napa Valley Vintners announces its latest in community support. Over the last 40 years, the NVV has invested more than $200 million in the health and wellbeing of its community.

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Creating a new regional group to compete with larger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev SA and spirits giant Diageo.

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... one containing the cider, ready-to-drink beverages, and spirits and wine business and the other consisting of Distell's remaining assets.

11/15/21

Vaccine mandates are deeply controversial.

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A legal challenge against a planned 16,000-acre ultraluxury resort between Clear Lake and Napa Valley may be headed toward a ruling in Lake County Superior Court next month.

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Leslie Frank of Frank Family Vineyards secured county Planning Commission approval in May to build Benjamin Ranch winery along Conn Creek Road near Highway 128. Vintner Michael Honig and Keep Rutherford Rural filed an appeal.

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Forgiven: Tamber Bey Vineyards is among dozens of wineries that have petitioned Napa County to address violations of their use permit. The wineries have filed their petitions under Napa County's compliance program approved in 2018.

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Valérie Murat, whose winegrower father died in 2012 from a cancer recognised as being linked to his work, is the figurehead of Alerte aux Toxiques, which, in September 2020, published lab analyses showing 22 Bordeaux wines with HVE ("Haute Valeur Environmentale", or High Environmental Value) certification contained pesticide residues.

11/15/21

EPA finalized its biological evaluations on glyphosate, atrazine and simazine, finding all three herbicides are "likely to adversely affect" certain species listed under the Endangered Species Act and their "designated critical habitats."

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The surge in used prices has gotten to the point now, some farmers say, where it's starting to make them worry they'll struggle to find a tractor if they need one for the planting season next year.

11/15/21

"Red wine induces psychological states characterized by bliss, a focus on the present moment, an enhanced fascination with one's surroundings, and a softening of the differentiation between oneself and the environment when consumed in a tranquil environment."

11/15/21

The logjam of container ships outside the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach swelled to another record as stepped-up efforts to clear cargo off the docks failed to prevent the average wait for vessels from reaching nearly 17 days.

11/15/21

The industry is changing, pros say, and the proof is in plain sight.

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In a town steeped in California history, the Sonoma Community Center, built 107 years ago, is no slouch. So it's no wonder the historic structure is part of the new Sonoma Plaza History initiative.

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COVID-19 related supply chain issues are creating a nightmare scenario for many aspects of our Bay Area economy including winemaking. A worldwide shortage of glass bottles has given Napa Valley wineries challenges they never could have imagined.

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Kingston and the broader Hudson Valley community is mourning the passing of Tracy Kennard, who formerly owned Brunette wine bar in the Roundout district with her husband, Jamie. Kennard passed ...

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Increased costs may have to be passed on to consumers, warn some businesses

11/15/21

Saturday's fall chill didn't keep more than 1,600 festivalgoers away from the 12th annual Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival at Poplar Forest.

11/15/21

Renee Threlfall, a research scientist in the Food Science Department at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in Fayetteville, led the tasting and spoke about the wines and the grapes that went into making them.

11/15/21

The Garagiste Wine Festival returns to Paso Robles this weekend for its 10th anniversary.

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In Tuscany, Merlot is taking centre stage as the following four wines go to show.

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Product shortfalls caused by supply-chain bottlenecks are pushing grocers to get creative so consumers aren't facing empty shelves

11/15/21

If you think you see a very large, very strange object flying overhead in the coming days, it's not your imagination.

11/15/21

Salt Lake City-based Savory raised two separate funds--$100 million each--and aggressively invested in seven new restaurant brands and opened 55 new restaurants.

11/15/21

The motor-carrier exemption to overtime pay suppresses truckers' wages.

11/15/21

The hard-fought Glasgow Climate Pact sent a clear message to global companies and executives: reassess business strategies and carbon footprints to reap monetary rewards, or lag and risk losses.

11/15/21

Nearly two out of three of the biggest U.S. publicly traded companies reported fatter profit margins than they did before the pandemic; 'a very unprecedented environment'

11/15/21

Prime Food and Wines had a soft opening several weeks ago, offering its services mostly to friends and family and people who heard about it through word of mouth.

11/15/21

Fifty Leven, a wine brand created by Loudoun resident Kindra Dionne, officially launched in October. The name, which is a Southern phrase for "plenty", pays homage to Dionne's native Richmond, VA roots.

11/15/21

The biggest insider purchase was by Independent Non-Executive Director Garry Hounsell.

11/15/21

Chef Emeril Lagasse's 17th annual New Orleans event raised its highest total ever, thanks to a $1 million wine lot