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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

South American food chains use Florida as US gate

In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, Juan M. Patino, vice-president of 4JS, the franchisee of El Corral in the U.S., poses for a photo at a Corral restaurant in Miami.

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7 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Napa Wineries Open for Labor Day

Workers at Saintsbury's Winery - which suffered many broken bottles - spent Friday morning picking up grapes and allowed the public to be part of the process.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Wine

10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Wine

10 hrs ago | Daily Journal

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

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Related Topix: Wine, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

10 hrs ago | NBC12

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Wine

14 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Iced tea wins title of the favorite summer drink of the Poconos

After four rounds of voting, and narrowing the contenders down to just a cold beer and iced tea, iced tea won the title of Poconos Favorite Summer Drink by a vote of 51 percent to 49 percent.

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18 hrs ago | KCRG

Templeton Rye Will Add Clarity of Indiana Origins

Executives at Templeton Rye say they will change labels on bottles of their celebrated whiskey to be clear the alcohol is distilled in Indiana, not Iowa.

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Related Topix: Whiskey, Liquor, Iowa

Fri Aug 29, 2014

My Mother Lode

California lifts part of quarantine on grape pest

State and federal agricultural officials are partially lifting a quarantine imposed for a moth that's eating grapes in Northern California's wine country.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wine, Napa, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Napa County, CA

The Arizona Republic

Woman who drank toxic tea hopes for reform

A Utah woman who nearly died after run unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time Friday, saying she hopes the incident is a wake-up call for restaurants.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Soft Drinks, Salt Lake City, UT, South Jordan, UT

KHGI

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he insisted... Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority ... (more)

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Related Topix: Southern Utah University, Soft Drinks, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

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Related Topix: Texas, Soft Drinks, Southern Utah University, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

KRVN-AM Lexington

Whiskey Particles Stored on ISS Headed for Earth

A Scottish distillery that enlisted the help of astronauts to develop whiskey particles on the International Space Station is now preparing for touchdown.

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Related Topix: Whiskey, Liquor, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

CBS Local

Detroit City Distillery Opening In Eastern Market

The business' mission is to produce spirits and cocktails using Michigan ingredients.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Whiskey, Liquor, Bourbon Whiskey

Silicon Alley Insider

Major Carlsberg Shareholder Cuts Stake

Carlsberg said this month that it expected full-year operating profit to decline by a low-to-mid-single-digit percentage compared with previous guidance of growth of low single-digit growth.

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Detroit News

USDA to insure farmers against dairy losses

Dairy cows ride a rotating milking machine in Fair Oaks, Ind. Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Milk

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Putting heat to meat

Wherever you are in India, you're never far from a tea vendor peddling chai, a sweet, milky tea, from trays of steaming glasses.

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Related Topix: Tea, Life, Fruits

Inside Bay Area

California drought: Livermore winemakers see lighter crop yields, smaller fruit

With an early harvest just around the corner, Wente Vineyards' Kevin Zollinger is optimistic one of the state's worst droughts in recorded history won't leave the winemaker's precious grapes high and dry.

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Related Topix: Wine, Agriculture, Science, Livermore, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Joaquin, CA

SFGate

How to get past a quake? #drinknapa

Cleanup in Wine Country after Sunday's earthquake will be going on for a while, but perhaps more than anything, the wineries are looking for support - especially small wineries that are reliant on rented or borrowed cellar space to make and age their wines, since shared several facilities took big hits.

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Related Topix: Wine, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Twitter, Sonoma, CA

Thorne Today

Free tea or coffee for Free Press readers

Natalie Steelyard , manager and Hayley Winn, barista, at Coffee Time, Frenchgate, are offering a free cup of tea or filter coffee.

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Detroit News

Make shallot burgers, pair with red wines

What a yummy summer recipe; perfect for alfresco dining, too. Summer-weight red wines would match up nicely, especially those that could take a slight chill: low tannin, crisply finishing reds from places where drinking cooled-down reds come summer isn't anything odd.

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