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Thursday, November 23rd

11/07/17

Sessions at Unified Wine & Grape Symposium pivot to current industry priorities

11/07/17

The vineyard, established in 2004 by Chris and Betty Jentsch, is planted to cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot, and malbec with a bit of viognier and a block of syrah

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The agreement between workers at Empire Merchants and Local 1-D of the UCFW union came just as some Big Apple liquor stores started running out of some of their most popular brands.

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Pierlot has been a vineyard director at Vranken-Pommery Monopole since 2004; joining the company at the age of 24. In 2010, he became part of the Vranken tasting panel and four years later, in 2014, he took control of oenological development for champagne, as well as overseeing Pommery's English sparkling wine: Louis Pommery

11/07/17

On Friday, Empire, the fifth-largest national distributor, was telling its retail customers to remain patient. The $1.9 billion company said on its website that because of the strike by delivery drivers and sales staff, it is "unable to take orders at this time." It asked customers to keep checking back

11/07/17

Fire officials released new data this week that paint a clearer picture of the destruction and housing losses in the fires that burned through Sonoma County last month, killing at least 23 people.

11/07/17

On Tuesday, November 7th at the Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference, a breakout session called Maximizing Tasting Room Sales Through the Visitor Experience will be taking place from 3:00pm-4:00pm. Each of the panelists brings a unique perspective to this topic

11/07/17

The late Tom May's Oakville plot yielded game-changing California Cabernets from Heitz Cellar

11/07/17

How forward-thinking winery owners give back while minding their margins

11/07/17

It's been nearly two years since Santa Maria Valley winemakers Bob and Luisa Lindquist closed their very popular Qupe-Verdad tasting room in Los Olivos, and they've been sorely missed by locals and wine collectors alike

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The pairings include anything that goes well with wine from food to music, clothing, events, and adventures. To participate, just post a photograph of your pairing with a bottle of CK Mondavi and Family wine to Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag "#pairNpost." The sweepstakes will run for fourteen months, with a winner chosen each month.

11/07/17

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

11/07/17

Theories suggest that our wine preferences come from our DNA or our personality. Oliver Styles is worried.

11/07/17

Impressive growth spurt is a 26 percent increase from the $17.1 billion value in 2011

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A key metric of any city is the friendliness of strangers, and I met more on the streets of Beirut.

11/07/17

Old Westminster Winery wants you to think outside the bottle.

11/07/17

To market a good wine, conviviality is key. Combining that milieu with decades of winemaking and sales experience may produce a Grand Cru Bordeaux at a reasonable price. That is the realized goal of two men now working within the Saint-Émilion hills of France who now produce Clavis Oréa wine.

11/07/17

"The 2017 Wine BC BootCamp represents an unparalleled opportunity for the British Columbia wine industry to host 30 key national and international sommeliers, wine trade and media to experience first-hand the diversity of premium BC VQA Wine - meaning wine 100 per cent grown and made in B.C.," said Miles Prodan, president and CEO of the B.C. Wine Institute in a press release.

11/07/17

Former FEMA Director and Rebuild North Bay interim Executive Director James Lee Witt and state Sens. Mike McGuire and Bill Dodd will headline a Business Journal conference focused on fire recovery efforts in the North Bay from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

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She'd already been coordinating wine and brewery tours for friends for a while. "We'd go on the Greater River Road Wine Trail on the Mississippi. We'd do 12 or 15 people, and I'd coordinated all transportation and hotels and stuff. My friends said, 'Why don't you do this for a living?'"

11/07/17

It may take months to know the full impact of this year's massive wildfires on North Coast wine businesses

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"We won't be able to make a sound decision before then"

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Although the nearly 3,000 tons harvested by Idaho vineyards in 2016 was able to buffer last winter's losses, southwestern Idaho wineries are struggling to source local grapes after a devastating harvest

11/07/17

It ultimately took more than 100 firefighters, DC-10s dropping fire retardant, and 20 bulldozers creating a 150-foot-wide firebreak that stretched five miles to ensure that his ranch and winery above St. Helena was not engulfed in flames

11/07/17

Mark Andrew MW (UK), Nova Cadamatre MW (USA), Julie Chéné Nyheim MW (Norway), Alistair Cooper MW (UK), Jeremy Cukierman MW (France), Emma Dawson MW (UK), David Forer MW (Spain), Philip Harden MW (UK), Ashley Hausman Vaughters MW (USA), Sarah Heller MW (Hong Kong), Tim Jackson MW (UK), Andreas Kubach MW (Spain), Fernando Mora MW (Spain), Aina Mee Myhre MW (Norway), Billo Naravane MW (USA), Catherine Petrie MW (UK), Nigel Sneyd MW (USA) and Morgan Twain-Peterson MW (USA).