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01/05/17

American billionaire Stan Kroenke, owner of Screaming Eagle and majority shareholder in Arsenal football club, has bought historic Burgundy estate Bonneau du Martray, which has seen its wines served at Queen Elizabeth's birthday celebrations.

01/05/17

There was uncertainty around the future ownership of Clos Rougeard this week after a French wine magazine reported that the historic Loire estate was on the verge of being sold to Martin Bouygues, one of the richest men in France and co-owner of Château Montrose

01/05/17

The Rémy Cointreau Group (Paris:RCO) is pleased to announce the acquisition of 100% of the capital of the Domaine des Hautes Glaces, an organic mountain farm distillery located in the heart of the French Alps, which crafts exceptional single malt whiskies.

01/05/17

Pedro Vivanco highlighted throughout his life for his deep love and dedication to his family, his land and wine, whose affection and devotion have accompanied him Its last moment

01/05/17

Mountain Peak Winery is to produce up to 100,000 gallons of wine annually and have up to 14,300 visitors annually, with another 275 total possible with three marketing events. It is to be located at 3265 Soda Canyon Road, more than six miles from Silverado Trail.

01/05/17

Well, it happened…somewhat further north than expected. The Pacific Northwest has been shivering through another unusually extended wave of subfreezing temperatures and snow-even along the immediate coast. These very cold temperatures did in fact make it to far northern California, where snowflakes were indeed observed near sea level along the North Coast (Crescent City briefly reported "thundersnow" on January 2nd) and in the lower hills of Mendocino County and the northern Sacramento foothills.

01/05/17

Tuesday's Department of Water Resources (DWR) manual snow survey was disappointing, with a water content of about half the average for this time of year, but state officials remain optimistic as a series of storms are expected to dump several feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the next week.

01/05/17

Questions about the legality of a Port of Portland subsidy for ocean carriers have been kicked to the Oregon Supreme Court by a federal appeals court. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the financial system used to manage the subsidy program isn't clearly legal under current Oregon case law.

01/05/17

The rain is expected to be the greatest over the next 36 hours.

01/05/17

An ag accountant reminds farmers and ranchers the IRS has imposed earlier filing deadlines for common tax forms.

01/05/17

There's no denying the importance of bulk to the global wine trade. But with the 2016 harvest yielding smaller crops, fluctuating prices and predictions of a global shortage, who is winning the battle of the bulk?

01/05/17

Neither Dan nor Stephanie Rivin planned wine careers originally, but today, Roman vineyard is part of their home property. The couple sells grapes to Sonoma's Littori winemaker Ted Lemmon, but The Princess & the Peasant is their own winery label - and the name has double meaning. He was born in Russia. She grew up in Saudi Arabia. And they're on a mission to showcase Mendocino's diverse vineyards and wine varietals.

01/05/17

Wine. We drink it, we bond over it, we bring it to parties, we sip chug it alone after a long day...but with as much wine as you might consume/personal taste-tests completed, which are really the best bottles for your buck? We got the scoop from 9 women who work in the wine industry-and have trained all over the world-to tell us their budget-friendly picks. (Beats our "expert" knowledge of "go for the pretty label," anyway.)

01/05/17

The analyst's confidence in Constellation stems from rising trends in its wine business and the execution of six acquisitions since November 2015. Constellation posted positive earnings for eight consecutive quarters, Zacks stated.

01/05/17

Scheduled to lead a Petit Verdot tasting at the N.C. Winegrower's Association January conference, I'm trying to get my head around a grape that Shadow Springs Vineyard winemaker Dana Acker calls "the winemaker's secret ingredient."

01/05/17

Paul Bonariggo, who bought 800 tons of grapes from the high plains last year…where most of the state's grapes are grown…told WTAW News the issue is not that complicated.

01/05/17

Decisions by provincial liquor branch could take months

01/05/17

Methane gas is produced through the decomposition of discarded waste in landfills. To keep this noxious gas from entering the atmosphere the normal practice was to direct it to a chimney-like structure and burn it off. But the Pestonis of Napa Valley had other plans

01/05/17

PMapp, which supports decisions about grape quality, has been developed by the University of Adelaide in close collaboration with the Australian grape and wine sector, and supported by Wine Australia.

01/05/17

How the Dubai-based airline serves the best wine list in the sky

01/05/17

It starts out innocently enough. I'm at dinner with friends. The waitress comes to ask what we'd like to drink. I place my drink order: whiskey neat. That's when the waitress leans in and asks if I wouldn't prefer something sweeter, like maybe a Moscato, or a Sauvignon Blanc. I politely decline and continue on with my conversation. Part of me is outraged. But a part of me is not even surprised.

01/05/17

On the second day of January, Taylor Parsons, chief author of one of the most dynamic wine lists in Los Angeles, left his position at République - that day, by his calculation, represented his 1,000th evening menu at the celebrated Hancock Park bistro. He plans to spend the next year developing a restaurant project he can call his own, consulting, and helping his wife Briana Valdez expand her own business, the Loz Feliz Tex-Mex joint HomeState.

01/05/17

While the restaurant industry struggled with weak sales and traffic throughout 2016, it seems that December, in particular, had the worst same-store sales growth of the year

01/05/17

Jackson Family Wines of Sonoma, Calif., is among winemakers employing both high-tech and old-school techniques to adapt to hotter, drier conditions.