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10/18/21

If you live in the Mid-Atlantic region and are interested in possibly growing grapes and starting a winery, where do you go to learn the basics of viticulture, winemaking and wine marketing?

10/13/21

Walton has been quietly and anonymously funding the future of food and agriculture companies for years, now he's putting a face to the dollars.

10/13/21

At least six other cases are working through the federal court system ...

10/13/21

The country's highest court will not decide Sarasota Wine Market v. Schmitt, upholding Missouri's law banning consumer direct-shipping alcohol sales from out-of-state retailers

10/12/21

Mason and Bret, hands stained purple, were working their way through the grape rows that nearly 90-degree September afternoon, collecting about 1,000 pounds of grapes destined to fill a 60-gallon oak barrel and then 300 bottles. By 2022, those warm, sweet grapes will become the first Jasper Winery estate wine, made with grapes grown in front of the Des Moines property.

10/08/21

The Winery Association of North Dakota says the university is not sharing information with the industry so wineries can give input on what they need in cold-hardy grapes. A State Board of Higher Education member is trying to repair the broken relationship.

10/05/21

This year, like last year, June came and went without a Classic. But a mini-Classic was held Sept. 9-12.

10/05/21

"Jean-Mari was a passionate champion of farmer co-ops and their farmer-owners. She guided NCFC through a period of great change in the co-op sector and built a solid foundation for our current work."

10/04/21

The core issue in Sarasota Wine Market v. Schmitt - which is on the Supreme Court docket for consideration on October 8 - is one that is currently percolating through eight of the nation's 12 court circuits: whether a state must permit out-of-state retailers to ship wine to its residents if it allows its own retailers to ship.

10/04/21

The growing Kansas wine industry is thirsty for employees, and Highland Community College, Highland, Kan., is working to satisfy the demand. Candice Fitch-Deitz, HCC viticulture instructor, and Scott Kohl, Viticulture and Enology Program director, see plenty of opportunity for careers in the field - from the vineyard to the winery to the tasting room.

10/01/21

Bougie will initially manage sales in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming for the Cline Family Cellars portfolio of wines, engaging with key wholesale, retail and on-premise partners. Prior to joining Cline Family Cellars, Bougie was the Regional Sales Manager, Mountain Division for Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

09/30/21

In addition to now operating more than 75 mobile canning lines across 28 locations, providing beverage packaging services throughout New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Southeast, and the Midwest, Iron Heart has also built a substantial co-packing network allowing them to offer contract manufacturing of many other craft beverages including wine, ready to drink cocktails, coffees, seltzers, and other non-alcoholic beverages.

09/28/21

Minneapolis, MN: After "retiring" from a 35-year career with Southern Wines & Spirits as VP General Manager of the south Florida division, Richard Booth set up his own consulting firm ...

09/28/21

Construction is starting immediately on the new 10,000-square-foot restaurant and winery at the intersection of Mid Rivers Mall Drive and I-70 North Outer Road in St. Peters, with an opening anticipated in the spring. The cost of the development was not disclosed.

09/27/21

The oldest winery in North Dakota had to cancel its annual Grape Harvest for the first time in nearly 15 years because of the drought - and researchers at the Extension Center also experienced a lower yield.

09/27/21

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and operational partners Nobuko Kang, Michael and Steve Goldberg have created a world-class restaurant featuring new-style Japanese cuisine with South American influence as well as an extensive beverage program

09/24/21

Iowa State Fair officials are being tight-lipped about their role in negotiating with a Des Moines beer distributor accused by state and federal authorities of unfair trade practices and bribing vendors into more beer sales with cash, prizes and a $100,000 fair-authorized sponsorship.

09/23/21

The Midwest may be known as the breadbasket of America, but cash crops like corn and soybeans are far from the only things grown on the plains of Kansas.

09/23/21

Chuck Dressel, the former owner and current manager of Mount Pleasant Estates winery, talks about the changes taking place in Augusta as the Hoffmann Family of Companies begins to pour money into the town ...

09/21/21

She met Nathan Held of the family that owns the winery and the head winemaker, Shaun Turnbull.

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