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Recent Rain Does Little to Alleviate Drought in Northern California
While many welcomed the light storm system that dampened North Coast skies last weekend, the resulting moisture did little to alleviate drought concerns among the agricultural communities throughout northwestern California…

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Ardagh proceeds with Verallia deal after FTC dispute
Ardagh claims it will proceed with its acquisition of Verallia North America (VNA) after negotiating a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)…

French Wine Awards Honor American Invention
France’s men and women of the year, producer of the year and greatest innovation named at annual awards. The American-made device that lets you drink wine without opening the bottle has been named the Innovation of the Year at the annual awards of Frances leading wine publication La Revue du Vin de France (LRVF)…

Protect Vine Pruning Wounds From Fungal Infections
Pruning is a terrible thing to do to a grapevine. Thats a statement George Leavitt, University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor emeritus, would often use to draw attention to the fact that pruning wounds are a port of entry for many fungal pathogens…

Disease Management: Red Blotch Update

Wine Enthusiast Reveals its Top 10 Wine Travel Destinations for 2014

Drought reveals real threat to agricultural community

Know The Law: New York SLA Concludes an Active Year

A case for unified marketing for France

Studies Find Wine Offers Benefits for Immune System

Wine Industry Symposium Group Announces 20th Annual Central Coast Insights Event

Treasury Wine Estates Ltd Receives “Sell” Rating from Deutsche Bank

Constellation Brands Hits 52-Week High

EU: True Sangria Wine Comes From Spain, Portugal

French government endorses Burgundy vineyards, Champagne for UNESCO status


Gary Eberle removed as general partner at winery

The remarkable Richard Tanner

30 winemakers under 40 to watch part 3

Andrew Murray to Expand; Leasing Former Curtis Winery & Vineyard

Jeff Martin: A Skilled Australian Winemaker in British Columbia’s Okanagan

Lynn Figone to lead California Women for Agriculture

Governor Brown Appoints Lori Ajax as Chief Deputy Director of California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

Wine Almost Couldn’t Contain New York’s Lee Campbell

Q and A with Gavin Monery winemaker at London Cru

Young winemaker, Richard Fennessy, in unique position

V2 Wine Group Announces Salesforce Expansion

Scott Laboratories Hires Maria Peterson As New Filtration Specialist

Wine Industry DTC Veteran Sue Straight Launches New Business

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