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Two California Water Tank Companies & One Non-Profit Team Up to...

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Water for Elephants in California National Storage Tank is the West Coast’s largest purveyor of water tanks, and sees the effects of the California drought...

Afternoon Brief June 19

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Water wars in California's coastal wine country: By most measures, California's Central Coast wine industry is thriving. Between 1990 and 2014, harvested wine grape acreage in the growing region around Paso Robles nearly quintupled to 37,408 acres, as vintners discovered that the area's rolling hills, rocky soil and mild climate were perfect for coaxing rich, sultry flavors from red wine grapes...

Afternoon Brief, June 4

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Health Watch: Red Wine Compounds Fight the Common Cold: Employee-lounge snack purveyors, take note: People who consume flavonoids, compounds found in red wine and other plant-based foods, take fewer sick days from work, according to new research from New Zealand...

Afternoon Brief, June 2

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Drought Is Bearing Fruit for Washington Wineries: American wine, for all the hype and hyperbole in recent years about Idaho rieslings or Pennsylvania pinot noirs, is still overwhelmingly a California thing...

Afternoon Brief, May 15

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Storm system heads toward drought-stricken California: Drought-stricken California was set to get some relief from an approaching storm that forecasters said would be unusually strong for this time of year for parts of the state...

Afternoon Brief: May 11

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Napa Wine Auction Goes for the Bling Factor: Auction Napa Valley has thousands of special bottles of wine on offer, but the industry's biggest fundraising event hasn't really been about the wine for years...

Afternoon Brief, May 5

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Judge dismisses legal challenge to Paul Hobbs vineyard project: A judge has dismissed a challenge to Sonoma County's approval of the controversial Paul Hobbs Winery vineyard project in Sebastopol, potentially ending a long-running legal dispute between the vintner known for his luxury wines and community activists...

Afternoon Brief, May 1

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Jackson Family Wines Collaborates with Tesla Energy to Pilot Stationary Energy Storage Systems Today Jackson Family Wines announced it has installed one of the first large-scale Tesla stationary energy storage systems across a number of its wineries...

Afternoon Brief, April 30

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Millions In USDA Export Funds Now Available To Ag/Wine Trade Associations: In Fiscal Year 2015 the USDA's Market Access Program awarded more than $173 million to 62 American agricultural trade associations for export trade activities. This includes the Wine Institute which received more than $7 million...

Afternoon Brief, April 28

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Roche chardonnay named 'Best of the Best' at North Coast Wine Challenge: The 24 judges who swirled and sipped through the Press Democrat's 2015 North Coast Wine Challenge in mid-April chose a classic white varietal, Roche 2013 Carneros Chardonnay French Oak Reserve, as its Best of the Best winner...

Afternoon Brief, April 27

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China wine growers beat France for second place: China overtook France last year as the world's second largest wine grower by area under cultivation as it continued to plant vast fields of mostly imported grape vines to meet growing demand...

Afternoon Brief, April 21

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Water into wine: How California vintners conserve H20: Local grape growers, especially those with a sustainability focus, haven't just started paying attention to water use, says Steve Sangiacomo, one of three third-generation siblings running Sangiacomo Family Vineyards south of Sonoma...

Afternoon Brief, April 16

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Sinking Euro and Rising Dollar Make Waves in the Wine Industry: Shifting exchange rates are producing beneficial ripples of change for American consumers and European wineries. If you've ever been tempted to hop on a plane and take an impromptu trip to Europe, now is the time...

Afternoon Brief, April 15

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Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Appeals Conviction: Lawyers for Rudy Kurniawan filed an appeal in New York on Monday challenging his 2013 conviction on charges of conspiracy to sell counterfeit wine...

Afternoon Brief, April 10

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Majestic Wine to buy online retailer Naked Wines: Majestic Wine is to buy online rival Naked Wines for 70m GBP in a deal that puts the web retailer's founder, Rowan Gormley, in charge...