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Tuesday, March 28th

01/04/17

Officer to transition out of the Company following the completion of the successful combination of Southern Wine & Spirits and Glazer's

01/04/17

Chicago Chain focuses on remodels and new locations

01/04/17

British author Jancis Robinson, called "the most respected wine critic and journalist in the world" by Decanter magazine, has donated her archive from over four decades of wine writing to the library at UC Davis

01/04/17

Sign up for the Webcast January 18th at 9:30am Pacific Time ... Good analysis and information is hard to come by

01/04/17

2017 event will take place March 22-24 in Syracuse, N.Y.

01/04/17

Refrigerated rail service and third-party logistics leader, plays a key role in transporting fruits, vegetables and other temperature-sensitive cargo across the United States

01/04/17

Vintage Nurseries, the largest grapevine nursery in North America, officially changed its name today to Wonderful Nurseries. The move recognizes the synergies between the company's successful, growing nursery business and its parent The Wonderful Company's agricultural businesses.

01/04/17

Dicamba may have been used as a herbicide since the early 1960s, but debacles associated with the new dicamba-tolerant trait known as Xtend kept it fresh in headlines this year

01/04/17

Over 80 Musical Acts, including Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Modest Mouse, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Roots, Silversun Pickups, and dozens more to perform at the 3-Day music, wine, food, and craft brew festival

01/04/17

He donated a conservation easement to the Land Trust of Napa County. Sattui will still own the land - it remains private property, off limits to the public-but he has given up the development rights.

01/04/17

Clos Rougeard is considered one of the pioneering biodynamic domaines in France, with brothers Charly and Nady converting to organics and then biodynamics when they took over in 1969.

01/04/17

The company agreed to buy French spirits producer Société des Produits Marnier Lapostolle (SPML) - the makers of Grand Marnier - for €684 million ($760m), June of last year. Its purchase was described by Campari as a "friendly takeover" and the group acquire the company's Chilean portfolio of wines and pisco under the Lapostolle brand, as well as Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge, Cherry Marnier, Louis Alexandre, Cuvée du Centenaire, Cuvée du Cent Cinquantenaire and Quintessence.

01/04/17

Senior Research Associate Dr. Terry Bates from the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory in Portland is currently testing electronic yield monitors on mechanical grape harvesters to measure the yield variation within a vineyard block. A yield monitor uses sensors to approximate weight and GPS location in real-time. To calibrate sensor data, actual truck weights are compared to logged sensor data. "Yield maps" provide a visual representation of spatial yield patterns.

01/04/17

The former egg capital of the world is poised to gain official recognition as a premium wine region

01/04/17

Program recognizes restaurants that feature a diversity of Oregon wines, varieties and regions

01/04/17

It's not as if people in the industry don't recognize the value of the old vineyards. Perhaps Americans don't prize them as much as other countries, which treasure them. But even consumers are attracted to the wines, which are increasingly being marketed as made from old vines. And with good reason, Passalacqua says.

01/04/17

The concert is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, with a world-class lineup that includes Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters and Maroon 5. Previous headliners have included Stevie Wonder, Robert Plant and Snoop Dog.

01/04/17

The largest generation in U.S. history is entering prime working and spending years, leaving more businesses to face the question, what do they want from a job?

01/04/17

December brought above-average snowfall throughout Idaho, but January has delivered extreme cold.

01/04/17

Robert Lighthizer, who served as deputy USTR under President Ronald Reagan, would play a key role in Trump's trade agenda.

01/04/17

Not all the prospectors lured to the hills and hollows around John Sutter's sawmill at Coloma in El Dorado County had as much luck finding gold as James W. Marshall.

01/04/17

Snowpack in the resort town of Phillips, Calif., measured just 53% of the seasonal average on Tuesday, but water officials said there was still reason for optimism as the state enters its sixth year of drought.

01/04/17

The petition from AFBF and NASDA claims EPA did not meet the law's requirements when it failed to provide congressional agriculture committees a final copy of the regulations along with the copy sent to the agriculture secretary. The EPA has acknowledged that omission in responses to questions from Congress

01/04/17

dealing a major blow to parallel traders pedalling tax-free grand cru classé wines.

01/04/17

Spain's rising wine star doesn't have a 1970s gold net on the bottle

01/04/17

Following his sudden death Friday, Jason's Vineyard owner Jason Damianos was remembered by family and friends as a hard worker who "lived life to the fullest."

01/04/17

Just one new wine every other week

01/04/17

The United Kingdom, one of the world's largest wine markets, faces an uncertain future as it leaves the European Union and negotiates new trade deals

01/04/17

"I've arrived at this conclusion after spending a year traveling around the country and talking to chefs, restaurant owners, and other industry folk for this series"

01/04/17

What's not so widely appreciated is that it's become one of the world's major producers too, and some of it has been appearing on wine store shelves in the West. London's posh Berry Bros. & Rudd features six Chinese wines, a sure mark of respectability, and Wine-Searcher.com shows dozens in the US