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11/13/17

"We are rolling into a second generation for Washington's wine industry," he said, "and we have learned a tremendous amount about how and where to grow Cabernet here..."

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Southern Oregon serves as the trailhead for the Pacific Northwest's Tempranillo movement, and now organizers of the annual Oregon Tempranillo Celebration are moving their conference and public tasting that showcases the Spanish red grape to Portland on Jan. 19-21.

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Wineries and grapegrowers report above-average harvest across region

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the size and scope of our Wine Star Awards have expanded to encompass spirits and beer, and to showcase hands-on consumer gatekeepers, such as mixologists and wine directors

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New provision guarantees grapes from four Right Bank appellations will be farmed using organic, biodynamic or other sustainable methods

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Environmental issues are a concern for Californian wineries, so Cathy Huyghe takes a look at the measures being taken to produce wines sustainably...

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National campaign encourages restaurants to unite by donating a portion of California wine sales to local recovery and rebuilding organizations

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As avid travelers we want the best of the best as we spend our time and money on experiences around the world. Each year we honor several fabulous locations and establishments by including them in our Champion Traveler Honors. Napa Valley is known for its wines but California is also known for their environmentally-friendly governmental policies and business owners (large and small). We're proud of these wineries for making the necessary changes needed to keep the wine flowing and our planet healthy for generations to come. Here are our selections for the best sustainable and/or organic wineries in Napa Valley:

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John McLoughlin, who sells wine under various labels, including Arizona Angel, Sultry Cellars and Jerome Winery, resigned from the board last week following a conversation with a member of the governor's staff about that missing information, a spokesman for the governor said.

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Small changes being made in hopes of big impacts in Paso Robles vineyards

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After tasting more than 16,000 wines from vineyards around the globe, the editors at Wine Spectator are set to release their much-anticipated list of the Top 100 Wines of 2017. The countdown begins on Monday, November 13 at http://top100.winespectator.com.

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The virtual winery-whose warehouse is located in the heart of Santa Rosa-remains unharmed in the aftermath of the deadly Northern California wildfire outbreak that occurred in the middle of October.

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September and October are the busiest months of the year for weddings and celebrations in Napa and Sonoma counties, and many people with events scheduled when the fires broke out were faced with a dilemma ...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it has removed household hazardous waste from three-quarters of Sonoma and Napa county properties destroyed or damaged during last month's North Bay wildfires

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The Central Valley Project Improvement Act was an ambitious effort toward balanced and sustainable water policy and it holds lessons for today, write Audubon's Meghan Hertel and Golden Gate Salmon Association's John McManus

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what role will architects play in the mad rush to rebuild the 8,889 structures lost in the Wine Country fires? Can thoughtful design help shape a reconstruction effort that is more resilient?

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Chilean sauvignon blanc has a lot to offer, and it usually doesn't ask for much in return.

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Todd Steiner directs the winemaking program in Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. He says it's important to ensure there's enough fruit for the state's many wineries

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While authorities have not discussed the precise point of origin of the Tubbs Fire, the 10-acre property on Bennett Lane, just north of Highway 128, has been blocked off since the blaze ignited the night of Oct. 8, first by Cal Fire investigators and then by representatives of a property management company

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Many in the restaurant industry describe a culture that has not only failed to eradicate the pervasiveness of sexual harassment but has fostered it

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Sheldon Stein is president of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits - the largest US wine and spirits distributor, and former vice-chairman at Bank of America ... Investors who agreed to be named publicly include John Muse, the former co-owner of soft drinks Dr. Pepper and 7 Up; Peter Deutsch, of Deutsch Family Wines and Spirits ...