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Afternoon Brief, July 29

Northern California Wildfire Jumps Line, Forces Evacuations: More than 200 people were ordered from their homes Tuesday when a wildfire jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley wine country in one of several blazes burning across the state

Afternoon Brief, July 28

Bacteria Behind Lethal Vine Disease Found on French Soil: The Xylella fastidiosa bacteria has been discovered on the island of Corsica, just over 18 months after its first recorded appearance in Europe, in olive groves in Italy.

Afternoon Brief, July 27

The Daily Meal Uncorks the 101 Best Wineries in America in 2015: The Daily Meal, the world’s largest food and drink lifestyle site, just unveiled its annual list of the 101 Best Wineries in America

WineaPAWlooza 2015 Brings in $750,000

Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch’s fundraiser brings it ‘home’ July 2015, Napa Valley, CA – WineaPAWlooza 2015, a benefit for Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch in Napa Valley,...

The Daily Meal Uncorks the 101 Best Wineries in America in...

NEW YORK – July 27, 2015 – The Daily Meal, the world’s largest food and drink lifestyle site, just unveiled its annual list of...

Afternoon Brief, July 24

'Herbicide Drift' Destroyed 12 Tons of high-End Grapes, Pinot Noir Winemaker Claims: A prominent Oregon winemaker claims that herbicide drifted over from a grass-seed farmer's field and destroyed a high-end grape crop

Food Manufacturers and Equipment Suppliers Turn to New Solutions for FSMA...

When President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law in 2011, FSMA’s 2015 and 2016 compliance deadlines seemed far away. Now,...

Afternoon Brief, July 23

It's critical El Niño hits Northern California. Why experts are growing optimistic: It's the middle of the summer, but it felt a bit like winter in the Sierra this week as a storm dumped four inches of hail on Interstate 80 around Donner Summit

Prices Heading Higher for Finger Lakes Rieslings

By Randy Agness “I’ve thought about this for a few years,” said Michael Warren Thomas, host of “The Grapevine – Radio for Wine Lovers on...

Afternoon Brief, July 22

Grape Harvest Off to an Early Start in Napa Valley: George Sanchez said he's been harvesting grapes for 40 years. On Wednesday, his seasonal ritual began earlier than ever in a Napa Valley vineyard soaked in a morning glow...

Afternoon Brief, July 21

Gallo to buy Asti winery, Souverain brand: E&J Gallo is once again expanding its holdings in Sonoma County, striking a deal to buy the historic Asti winery — one of the largest production facilities in the county — and the Souverain brand from Treasury Wine Estates

The Battle for Terroir: Finger Lakes Winemakers vs. Crestwood

By Randy Agness First Hydro Fracturing, now LP Gas Storage in the Finger Lakes present a long-term high risk situations to the environment and presents...

Afternoon Brief, July 20

The face of wine is changing: how traditional agencies are rethinking their strategies: Supermarkets’ recent headline-grabbing range culls are just the latest in a long series of changes that have rocked the trade and forced suppliers to take a hard look at the way they do business

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Innovations in grape growing technology apply across the industry: Peter Hackworth, Executive Officer of the Wine Grape Council of South Australia, says today's farmers are no different - and they deserve to be recognised – so he has established the Vinnovation Award.

Afternoon Brief, July 16

Ron Rubin Makes Contribution to Sonoma State’s Wine Spectator Learning Center: Ron Rubin, of The Rubin Family of Wines, is honored to have committed a gift to the Wine Spectator Learning Center, the future home of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University
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