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11/06/17

Weidert property offers 6,100 acres in popular grapegrowing region

11/06/17

It's the twelfth system in the U.S. since its 2009 California introduction

11/06/17

Allied Grape Growers has released their most recent "Allied Press" newsletter publication, "Harvest Summary, Fall 2017" written for the growers and customers of Allied.

11/06/17

Reynolds Family Winery first survived a close brush with the Atlas Fire and then successfully concluded a three-year attempt to secure higher wine production and visitor caps from the county

11/06/17

Donations continue to roll in to the North Bay Fire Relief fund from all corners of the globe, as organizers look for ways to expand their reach, providing support to individuals who lost jobs and wages in the region's wildfires

11/06/17

Philippe Langner was finally financially able to buy a 14-acre vineyard. Now he's focused on recovering from the fires.

11/06/17

Though growers on either side of the valley where the fires struck have been able to assess the immediate damage to their vines over the past several weeks, the full scope of the fires' impact will not be possible to grasp until the growing season begins again next year with bud break

11/06/17

while much of the region is unburnt, the fire-scarred view from Artesa winery, the Lee Hudson ranch and di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art provides a stark reminder of close calls on the nightmare night of Oct. 8.

11/06/17

What steps do wineries and vineyards need to take to insure against natural disasters like the recent California wildfires?

11/06/17

The Futures Project is committed to working with underserved communities to close the opportunity and inequality gaps. Immigrants make up a majority of the 55,000 people employed by the wine industry and are an indispensable segment of the economy and community. However, obtaining disaster-relief services can be impeded by limited English proficiency, fear of immigration enforcement or ineligibility due to lack of immigration status

11/06/17

As wine regions around the world face the immediate effects of devastating fires, the threat of smoke taint is a slow burn

11/06/17

On Monday, four more confirmed significant damage to their wineries, vineyards or wine stock. That brings the list of fire-damaged properties to 23 in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, since fires started on Oct. 8.

11/06/17

The wet spring gave way to the Labor Day heat spike, capped off by October's devastating wildfires

11/06/17

Wine lovers and fans of the worldwide hit television series "The Walking Dead" can now order "The Walking Dead" Wine Collection from Lot18 in partnership with AMC

11/06/17

Our taste testers called the wine "fruity and juicy, but not too sweet" with distinct "tropical fruit and pear overtones." We thought that the wine was surprisingly tart and tasted almost "like a sour candy" with a "zingy aftertaste."

11/06/17

Our appetite directly influences what and how farmers grow and market their product. But hunger pangs come and go. In the same vain, so do food trends. Scanning the current culinary scene, several UF/IFAS food system experts took a stab at what's coming to the table in 2018. Here are some of their predictions.

11/06/17

Stargus, an effective new biofungicide from Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) for controlling downy mildews and white molds, has been registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

11/06/17

A late season wildfire just northwest of Wenatchee, Wash., burned about 1,100 acres of federal and private grassland and did about $50,000 to $100,000 worth of damage to an apple orchard.

11/06/17

The number of agricultural employers in Idaho who applied for the H-2A guest worker program rose 32 percent.

11/06/17

It's wonderful to donate to relief funds, but spending your money at home is another great way to help your neighbors and friends get back on their feet more quickly

11/06/17

Wayne had been with Katnook since 1980. One of Australia's most respected winemakers, he won numerous awards during his career including two Jimmy Watson Trophies (1987 and 1998). Katnook Coonawarra is part of the Wingara Wine Group

11/06/17

Four small independent liquor stores in Arkansas will get a chance Nov. 13 to try to persuade a federal judge to temporarily halt the implementation of a new law that would allow grocery stores to sell any brand of wine

11/06/17

President Trump's controversial pick for the top scientist position with USDA, Sam Clovis, pulled out of consideration for the job

11/06/17

... the goal is to compete with grocery-shelf hits like The Prisoner and Kendall-Jackson. Atlas brands seeks positions as bastion of independence within ever-conglomerating industry. As of this year, 30 companies, out of more than 9,000, control over 90 percent of all domestic wine sold by volume, according to Wine Business Monthly. Just three companies - Gallo, Constellation and the Wine Group - are responsible for more than half of all wine sold in the U.S.

11/06/17

Author Anne Fadiman's father, Clifton Fadiman, was the very model of the modern, cultivated man

11/06/17

The sale of the prestigious Clos de Tart vineyard has some local producers worried about Burgundy's heritage

11/06/17

An Italian study finds that winemakers could use a natural fungus in place of commercial products to control grape rot

11/06/17

While there isn't much crossover between cannabis and wine yet, there are plenty of parallels