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10/04/17

Overall, growers predict a lighter crop by as much as 20 percent compared to 2016, which produced more than 800,000 tons of wine grapes in District 11 (San Joaquin County north of Highway 4 and Sacramento County south of Highway 50 and east of Interstate 5)

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In the latest turn in an increasingly confusing controversy, Napa Valley Vintners announced it wants community collaboration on a possible oak woodland and watershed protection ballot measure for the November 2018 election

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The new Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board system restaurants must use to order wines that are not available in state stores has, as expected, had a few hiccups since launching Sunday, but the PLCB said it had processed more than 1,000 orders as of Tuesday morning

10/04/17

Overall holiday spending across the US is expected to rise 6 percent this year, to an average of $1,189 per person - but wealthier shoppers are expected to really cut loose, a national survey has found.

10/04/17

"From the Columbia Valley region, Ring Of Honor is described as a medium-bodied red wine blend with flavors of blackberries, cherries, and spice"

10/04/17

The festival benefits the hunger-relief organizations; Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry. To date, NYCWFF has raised more than $10 million

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Timm brings more than 15 years of wine industry experience

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The case against him is that he defrauded a group of banks by diverting loans made to his Kingfisher Airline to offshore and nominee accounts. Kingfisher collapsed in 2012 with estimated debts of more than £1bn including interest. Mallya has already been found guilty in his absence of contempt of India's supreme court

10/04/17

One of many topics of conversation during the Wine Industry Financial Symposium

10/04/17

Wineries in the province are expanding and awards are starting to roll in. New Brunswick now boasts 10 wineries and over 100 acres of vineyards.

10/04/17

CCL is the world's largest converter of pressure sensitive and extruded film materials

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This is problematic for a country that is ranked as the world's sixth biggest wine producing country by QIV, but still struggles to become a quality wine producing country.

10/04/17

For decades it has been called the Sonoma County Harvest Fair and the main reason is that it is held every year at the time of California's wine grape harvest

10/04/17

'Caring about the fine points-not the score points-makes us look crazy. But we're not'

10/04/17

A AUD$21.4 million public-private partnership between the Light Regional Council and Bunyip Water is helping to reduce a reliance on the overstressed Murray River

10/04/17

Jordan Winery in Sonoma County has rewritten the lyrics to pop song 'Shape of You' by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, to make it about Cabernet Sauvignon as grapes begin to roll in across California

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The Crawfords are now almost a decade into their second act, running Loveblock Wines

10/04/17

A winery makes the base wine with its own chosen grapes and puts it through primary fermentation. Four days prior to bottling, Davis shows up, snags some of that base wine, and uses it to grow a secondary yeast culture. Come bottling day, he returns with a perfectly acclimated yeast culture ....

10/04/17

Rosé geyser attracted widespread interest, left little mess

10/04/17

More than 100,000 young undocumented immigrants - nearly 69 percent of those eligible - have applied to renew their work permits ahead of a Thursday deadline set by President Trump as part of his decision to end President Obama's signature deportation-relief program