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01/09/17

Starbucks will stop selling beer and wine at more than 400 U.S. stores next week as it ends its "evenings" program

01/09/17

Napa Valley Wine Train's new owners are entertaining an idea that advocates say could at least make a dent in Highway 29 rush hour traffic: starting commuter rail service

01/09/17

The free event, hosted by Napa Valley Vintners exclusively for Napa County residents, began as a way to get locals more involved and more informed about the wine industry, said Communications Director Patsy McGaughy

01/09/17

Since Dr. James Kennedy retired as chair and director of the Department of Viticulture & Enology at California State University (CSU) Fresno, the university and its advisors in the grape and wine industry have conducted an international search for a replacement

01/09/17

Dennis was with Frank Family Vineyards for 33 years.

01/09/17

Traffic will continue to shift from full-service to quick-service brands

01/09/17

The device combines a state-of-the-art Toppan sensor coupled with an RFID/NFC tag and powered by Selinko's platform and a mobile application for authentication and consumer engagement. The sensor is located on the top of the bottle, below the capsule, and can detect any attempt to remove, tamper with or pierce the cork

01/09/17

Airbnb Inc., one of the most richly funded startups in the world, is turning into an investor itself

01/09/17

The Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area has announced that it will host a series of eight seminars in 2017 for grape growers in and around San Luis Obispo County. The first of these seminars will be held on January 18. Growers who attend can receive two hours of continuing education (CE) credit.

01/09/17

American lovers of Mexican beers likely wouldn't have to pay more for their Corona or Modelo if Republican-led tax reform places additional taxes on imports, executives of parent company Constellation Brands said Thursday.

01/09/17

South America's Santa Rita Estates, the Claro Group wineries of Santa Rita, Carmen, Sur Andino and Doña Paula, has announced key personnel changes for its winemaking and viticultural teams that seek "to boost the work of its professionals, while maintaining the experience, knowledge and trajectory of its great figures".

01/09/17

A wildfire near to Cape Town in South Africa has damaged up to 40% of the Vergelegen wine estate, but fire crews and staff managed to save the main buildings and much of the vineyards

01/09/17

Andrew Jefford meets the duo behind Caves de Pyrene

01/09/17

ere are a few fun ways to repurpose those pesky stoppers!

01/09/17

Debbie Lewis, who died earlier this week, knew she had cancer and was facing impossible odds. Randy had told me she was ill but didn't let on to the fullest extent. I'm not sure if he wanted to face that reality; he wasn't sure she would be up for the visit ...

01/09/17

From talking truth about natural wine to California's newest up-and-comers to worries over labor and immigration, Jon Bonné lays out the wine stories that will make a difference in 2017

01/09/17

The study's aim was to investigate a central tenet of biodynamic philosophy as applied to wine tasting, namely that wines taste different in systematic ways on days determined by the lunar cycle ...

01/09/17

Many people say that good wine is made in the vineyard, not in the cellar. But when David Paterson, general manager and winemaker of Tantalus Vineyards in Kelowna, British Columbia says it, it's with a passion that lets you know he really means i

01/09/17

You are depriving yourself of one of wine-drinking's greatest pleasures if you put bubbles in that tiny December/January corner