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05/10/17

His willingness to accept any challenge and his ability to bring people together in the spirit of collaboration have greatly helped connect the dots within the research community and industry, leading to considerable advancement

05/10/17

The Smackdown celebration of Bruce Cass' life will be held Thursday May 25th from 6:30-9:30 PM at the University Club of San Francisco. Wine & appetizers will be served and guests are invited to bring a bottle of wine to share (please note Bruce's wishes as it relates to the definition of "wine"[1] appropriate to bring to such an affair.)

05/10/17

Dorothy L. Cardoza Indelicato of Manteca, age 84, passed away on May 5, 2017 in Stockton, CA. She was born in San Leandro, CA on April 19, 1933

05/10/17

The company is awaiting a hearing for the project before the Napa County Planning Commission. Upon approval, the estimated build time is nine months, weather permitting

05/10/17

When Tom Eddy was planning his winery 44 years ago, he approached several banks for a loan, but they turned him down. He surprised them by putting together funding from customers, friends and associates to get started

05/10/17

"Brexit has created challenges for everybody. It's been a challenging year this year but we're still riding high on a diverse set of importers and breadth of products."

05/10/17

Signature Event Hosted by Mike & Mickie Krzyzewski has Raised More than $80 Million for Cancer Research to Date

05/10/17

C. Mondavi & Family today unveiled a completely redesigned label and new packaging for their CK Mondavi and Family wine brand. As part of the redesign, CK Mondavi has been officially renamed as "CK Mondavi and Family" which is a nod to four generations of family winemaking.

05/10/17

Bottling celebrates the shared values of both wineries, jointly committed to independent ownership and quality without compromise

05/10/17

"Tiamo is an innovative and modern brand produced sustainably from organic grapes, a perfect match for the canned wine format that promotes common sustainable attributes, like lightweight packaging and efficiency in recycling," explained Todd Nelson, Marketing and Communication Manager for Winesellers. "Tiamo organic White and Rosé are ideal for this application and entry into the emerging canned wine category."

05/10/17

Among 401 new laws taking effect Tuesday is one revamping Utah's liquor statutes - allowing restaurants to avoid the infamous "Zion Curtain," forcing signs showing whether establishments are bars or restaurants, and hiking alcohol taxes.

05/10/17

Fifteen years after launching his own winery, Winemaker Joe Dobbes has released his first Rosé under his Dobbes Family Estate label. The single vineyard 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir is sourced from nearby Quailhurst Vineyard, Chehalem Mountains AVA.

05/10/17

Since the days of Lewis and Clark, Oregon has come to stand for adventure and a pioneering spirit. This was the inspiration for the purchase of a bucolic parcel of land in 2003 by founders, Suzanne and Robert Pfaff, that today represents a remarkable transformation. Left Coast Cellars new label design also reflects that transformation through a unified vision devoted to land sustainability and the production of the highest quality wines that intrinsically reflect their unique terroirs.

05/10/17

Growers and farmworker unions said Tuesday that a federal immigration crackdown in rural towns is scaring away workers and forcing cutbacks in production of hand-harvested produce

05/10/17

Illegal immigration across the southwestern border is down a stunning 76 percent since President Trump was elected, with the flow of children and families dropping even faster as analysts say the administration's commitment to enforcing the law has changed the reality along the border

05/10/17

The county Planning Commission last week approved allowing the winery to increase maximum weekly tasting room visitation from 455 people to 700. It also increased the number of marketing events and granted various other changes.

05/10/17

Most wine lovers know that Beaujolais is a simple, quaffing red wine from France that's often a reasonably priced choice on a wine list, in particular on the East Coast

05/10/17

Although quality is considered high across the board, damaging spring frosts significantly reduced the quantity

05/10/17

Aside from scenery, history and restaurants, one of the more alluring attributes of Paso Robles, at least for wine enthusiasts, is its rich range of wine styles

05/10/17

Changyu, China's winemaking powerhouse, is building French-style chateaus and Italianate castles around the country-and an entire "Wine City"-to encourage the country's passion for the grape

05/10/17

China last year overtook the United States to become the biggest buyer of Australian wine following a 40 per cent growth in sales for 2016. Exports of wine to mainland China rose from AU$370 million in 2015 to $520 million in 2016

05/10/17

California is putting communities downstream in danger of flooding with the way it runs the now-crippled Oroville Dam, mayors and county leaders wrote this week in a strongly worded letter to Gov. Jerry Brown

05/10/17

Ceres, like several other startups, started out with the notion to build a drone just for agricultural use. However, according to CEO and founder Founder Ashwin Madgavkar, the company quickly realized commercial farmers needed to cover thousands of acres, proving too big a job for most drones

05/10/17

They complain that cheap Spanish wine is undercutting them, but is the answer in the marketplace, or in violence?

05/10/17

Will Emmanuel Macron end a run of French presidents with a perceived ambivalence towards wine? A video of the new chef d'etat blind tasting on the campaign trail suggests that he at least has a better grasp of the basics versus his three predecessors...

05/10/17

Consumption of even full-fat dairy products does not increase risk, international team of experts says

05/10/17

Winemakers discuss how they find oak to match their winemaking styles

05/10/17

The producer of the world's most sought-after sour beers, Cantillon, has become a totem of beer greatness for today's wine crowd. Justin Kennedy on why, plus the five most sought-after expressions

05/10/17

The panel includes: Liz Mercer, owner of Mercer Hospitality Consulting, Mary Jo Dale, Marketing Director of Vinventions and Cyril Penn, Editor in Chief of Wine Business Monthly