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Afternoon Brief, November 2

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How Gina Gallo Is Keeping the E&J Gallo Winery on Top: Born into the legendary winemaking family pioneered by her grandfather Julio and great-uncle Ernest when they were just teenagers, after a family tragedy (their parents died in a murder-suicide) left them orphans, Gina Gallo's own career blended the commercial and creative sides of the business...

Afternoon Brief, October 23

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U.S. Spirits Will Outperform Beer and Wine for the Fourth Consecutive Year in 2015: The U.S. spirits market is expected to expand once again this year, albeit by a modest 1.3% in volume terms, representing its 20th consecutive annual gain, according to Impact Databank...

Afternoon Brief, October 20

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Uncorking the Chemical Potential of Wine Waste: Italian scientists have devised an innovative and economically feasible biorefinery that can squeeze more chemicals out of the mountains of grape waste produced during wine production...

Afternoon Brief, October 6

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Sonoma County Vineyard Owners Lauded for Water Conservation: Two top state regulators came to Wine Country Friday to applaud 41 rural landowners, including the owners of seven vineyards, for signing voluntary agreements to conserve water or add water to coho salmon-rearing creeks in the Russian River watershed...

Afternoon Brief, September 30

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Arsenic Found in Many U.S. Red Wines, but Health Risks Depend on Total Diet: A new University of Washington study that tested 65 wines from America's top four wine-producing states California, Washington, New York and Oregon found all but one have arsenic levels that exceed whats allowed in drinking water...

Afternoon Brief, September 10

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How Wine-Educated Is the U.S. Market?: The U.S. is the largest wine market in the world, and according to the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), professional-level knowledge of wine has also reached an all-time high...

Afternoon Brief, August 31

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Peter Michael Adds Its Support to Wine Spectator Learning Center at Sonoma State University: The Michael family's $300,000 donation to Sonoma States School of Business and Economics will be used to create The Peter Michael Winery Executive Classroom at the Wine Spectator Learning Center, which will house the university's future Wine Business Institute...

Afternoon Brief, August 20

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Lake Chelan Wildfire Destroys Winery: A wildfire has destroyed one winery and caused many of the regions winemakers and grape growers to evacuate...

Afternoon Brief, May 22

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Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief Trending Story: A California winery claims HBO’s "Game of Thrones" is infringing on its rights The three-eyed raven is now also the...

Afternoon Brief, May 4

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Diageo Mulls Sale Of Parts Of Its Wine Cellar: Sky News has learned that Diageo is examining plans to offload some of its wine brands, which include Blossom Hill and Sterling Vineyards, following approaches from a number of unidentified third parties...

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 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...

Afternoon Brief, February 26

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End of an era. Parker hands Martin the reins for Bordeaux primeurs: At a press conference in London, the veteran Parker handed over responsibility for en primeur to team member Neal Martin, who he described as a "natural"...

Afternoon Brief, February 24

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Winemakers Share Best Practices and Equipment That Contribute to Efficiency in the Cellar: The first quarter is arguably one of the busiest periods in the annual cycle for winemakers and their cellar teams. But it is also an exciting opportunity to put the newest cellar tools and training to the test...

Afternoon Brief, February 18

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A team of researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Spain's Forest Research Center have proposed that certain wine flavors can be imparted by a special yeast, potentially saving winemakers barrels of money in savings...