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2 hrs ago | Seattle

66 Oregon Winemakers are Coming to Seattle

When a bunch of winemakers travel from their vineyards so close to crush, they must have good reason.

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7 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Napa, CA

11 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Earthquake losses felt in California wine industry

TAKING APART A GIANT JUMBLE OF WINE RACKS. YOU START FROM THE TOP AND YOU BE AS SAFE AS YOU CAN BE.

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15 hrs ago | Decanter Magazine

Napa wineries rocked by powerful earthquake

The most powerful earthquake to hit northern California for 25 years has left more than 100 injured and wreaked havoc in wine cellars across Napa Valley and Sonoma County on the eve of harvest.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Napa County, CA, American Canyon, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KSL-TV

Winery set to open doors in polygamous town of Hildale

The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission approved a winemaking license Tuesday for Vintage Reserve Estates in the polygamous southern Utah town of Hildale .

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Related Topix: Drink, Colorado City, AZ, FLDS, Religion

Business Journal

Napa Earthquake: Wineries, region pick up pieces, many open for business

Two and a half days after the Napa Earthquake rattled the North Bay Wine Country and adjacent areas, many wineries are open for business and others are scrambling to pick up the pieces.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Vallejo, CA, Solano County, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Brandon Sun

Malibu-area wine growers worry about new restrictions under coastal protection plan

The Malibu region's growing wine industry, made up of some 50 commercial vineyards, could be squeezed by proposed regulations that would ban new grape growing in a large swath of the Santa Monica Mountains.

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Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Drink, Los Angeles County, CA

SFGate

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake-damaged historic winery building dating from 1886 at Trefethen Family Vineyards leans Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Drink, California

ABC News

How the California Earthquake Will Affect Wine Prices

With the epicenter of Sunday's earthquake that struck Northern California a mere six miles southwest of Napa, vino fans across the country have been concerned about the many wines that were destroyed in the 6.1-magnitude tumbler.

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Related Topix: Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Yountville, CA

Star Tribune

Napa earthquake hastens calls for early-warning system as wine capital works to recover

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

Guaranteeing two queen beds or one king bed will cost you, as will checking in early or checking out late.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Hamburger, Napa, CA, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Business Journal

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates escape earthquake damage at Napa facilities

Stag's Leap Fay Vineyards in the heart of Napa Valley, part of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates' three main holdings in the Napa region, all of which escaped major damage in the magnitude-6.0 earthquake which hit Napa Sunday.

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Daily Herald

Napa quake seen costing up to $4 billion as wineries shuttered

The earthquake that struck northern California yesterday will lead to economic losses of as much as $4 billion, fueled by damaged wineries and shuttered businesses that rely on tourists.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Drink

100.7 KOLT-FM

Wine Country's Quake Damage Could Top $1B

Northern California is assessing the damage after the region's worst earthquake in 25 years and while no deaths have been reported, at least 100 people have been injured, more than 10,000 are still without power, dozens of buildings have been wrecked - and there is a heck of a lot of broken glass in the Napa Valley wine country.

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Related Topix: Drink, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Napa Valley quake shatters prized wine collections

Prized collections and wooden casks crashed to cellar floors when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley on Sunday, but damage to the famous wine region at the start of harvest time might be limited to a handful of wineries and warehouses.

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WFTV Orlando

Washington state wineries say they're not prepared for a big earthquake

"Hopefully if you were to lose bottles of wines that were in storage, you have something that's salvageable," said Linnemeyer.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Napa wine and food businesses mop up

Broken olive oil bottles litter the floor at the Lucero Olive Oil store in Napa after the area was shaken by a 6.0 earthquake Sunday.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Glen Ellen, CA, Yountville, CA

San Bernardino County Sun

Napa earthquake a reminder to be prepared, emergency responders say

Grace Hardy cleans up wine bottles at nakedwines.com in Napa following an earthquake Sunday.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Winemakers in Napa Valley evaluate toll of 6.0 quake

Winemaker Tom Montgomery stands in wine and reacts to seeing damage following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility in Napa.

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Related Topix: Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Montgomery, TX, Weather, Drought, UC Davis

Yahoo!

California wine country hit by strong 6.0-magnitude quake

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked California's scenic Napa Valley wine country Sunday, the strongest to hit the region in a quarter of a century, seriously injuring three and jolting thousands from their sleep.

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Related Topix: California, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, American Canyon, CA

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