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Afternoon Brief, April 6

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Can Music Change the Way Your Wine Tastes? Several studies produced over the past couple of decades demonstrate how music can influence the wines people buy, and even how a wine's taste is perceived...

Afternoon Brief, April 3

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Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: Can Bordeaux Woo Back Americans? Bordeaux hopes to woo back the US market, thanks, in part, to the strength of...

Afternoon Brief, April 2

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Beringer Launches Category-Changing Method Of Consumer Sampling With Taste Station Program: This month Beringer unveils an industry-leading innovation that allows consumers to preview wine in stores without even taking a sip...

Afternoon Brief, April 1

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Brown orders California's first mandatory water restrictions: 'It's a different world': Gov. Jerry Brown, standing on a patch of brown grass in the Sierra Nevada that is usually covered with several feet of snow at this time of year, on Wednesday announced the first mandatory water restrictions in California history...

Afternoon Brief, March 31

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Figures reveal Robert Parker's declining influence on Bordeaux wine pricing: Such is Parker's present effect on the Bordeaux market that The Wine Investment Fund uses his scores as one of three pillars by which it measures the relative value of one wine against another...

Afternoon Brief, March 30

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Washington Wine Country's Nuclear Threat: A nuclear facility in Washington state's prime wine country is leaching radioactive groundwater and is one natural disaster away from Fukushi

Afternoon Brief, March 27

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Screwcap triumphs over cork in maturation test: A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to "ground breaking" results during a blind tasting at this week's Vinitaly...

Afternoon Brief, March 26

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Napa murder-suicide leaves fate of winery, lawsuits in question: Dahl Vineyards is being evicted from its Yountville home, a week after proprietor Robert Dahl shot an investor to death with a silencer-equipped handgun on the grounds and later killed himself as police closed in after a brief car chase...

Afternoon Brief, March 25

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Secret to terroir may lie in bacteria, say scientists: Researchers in the U.S. have published a study suggesting that the characteristics associated with terroir could have more to do with microbes found around the root system of a vine, than the soil that it grows in...

Carneros Wine Alliance Celebrated 30th Anniversary at Annual Barrel Tasting

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Tuesday, the Carneros Wine Alliance held their annual spring barrel tasting at Cuvaison. Sixteen wineries poured barrel samples of Carneros Chardonnay and Pinot Noir,...

Afternoon Brief, March 24

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E. & J. Gallo Announces Acquisition of J Vineyards & Winery: E. & J. Gallo Winery and J Vineyards & Winery announced today that Gallo has agreed to purchase the critically-acclaimed sparkling wine producer...

Afternoon Brief, March 23

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Parker: High Wine Prices Creating 'Caste System': The high prices set by famous wine estates is shutting people out of the market and creating a caste system of wine, according to Robert Parker, who also admitted that he is part of the problem...

Author & Wall street Journal Columnist Lettie Teague in St. Helena

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Will speak and sign her new book at 750 Wines on April 14 St. Helena, Napa Valley, March 2015 --- Noted Wall Street Journal wine...

Introducing “The Mad Crush: A Memoir of Mythic Vines and Improbable...

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“The first time Bill made wine, he was buck naked…” So begins The Mad Crush, the improbable but true story about the making of one...

Afternoon Brief, March 20

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Arsenic-Tainted Wine: Overkill or a Real Killer? If you drank a bottle of the alleged arsenic-tainted California wine, there's probably no need to rush to the attorney's office to update your will...