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1 hr ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Peak wines from Washington’s Red Mountain

Vina Robles 2013 White4 As its name suggests, this Paso Robles wine is a blend of four white grapes: viognier, verdelho, vermentino and sauvignon blanc.

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5 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Peter Slipper found guilty of dishonesty

Peter Slipper will have a nervous two-month wait before learning whether he's going to jail for dishonestly using taxpayer-funded cab charges to tour Canberra's wine district.

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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

David vs. Goliath: David Family wines hosts NYC blind tasting

In June, David Family wines, a small California Pinot Noir producer, hosted a blind tasting among some of the city's top sommeliers, pitting their labels against well-known California producers.

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Related Topix: Drink, California, Monterey, CA, Mendocino, CA, Sonoma, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Drinks Business

Winds of change in the fine wine market?

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 has held steady for the past few weeks and July is set to be one of the strongest months of trading this year - are things finally looking up for the fine wine market? Liv-ex noted on its blog that "good engagement" from its members was likely to make July the second strongest month of trading so far this year - a good ... (more)

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Port Orchard Independent

Syrah continues to thrive in Pacific Northwest | Kitsap Week

It's somewhat inexplicable because the red grape often associated with France's Northern RhA ne Valley can make such delicious and approachable wines.

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Related Topix: Drink, Walla Walla, WA, Life, Food, Chocolate, Shelton, WA

In El Dorado County

Fire Update: Fire heads East over DiArie winery to D'Agostini Lake

Saturday proved a hard fought day for firefighters battling the Sands fire that has consumed over 3,800 acres, 10 homes, 7 outbuildings, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of area residents and the closing of many businesses.

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Related Topix: Fire, Mount Aukum, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Amador County, CA, Drink, Placerville, CA

Haverhill Today

Chamber toasts 10th with cheese and wine

One hundred chamber members were taken through 14 wines supplied by Steve Filby of C2C wines and he was accompanied by Catalina from Portugal who had expert knowledge of her family's vineyard in Portugal.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

Vintners: 2014 should be good year for Southern New Mexico wines

Leonard Keep, of Las Cruces, center, speaks to Bernd Maier, New Mexico State University Extension viticulturist, left, on Saturday during a wine and grape field day at the Fabian Garcia Science Center.

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Related Topix: Drink, Las Cruces, NM, New Mexico State University, Deming, NM, Agriculture, Science

Asia News Network

Wine wizard's sweet career ends on sour note

Rudy Kurniawan's taste for fine wines, at least as he has told it, began in 2001 when he was 25 and at a birthday party for his father.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

LongIsland.com

All About Wine Tasting: Preparing Yourself for a Winery Experience

Before you go to a winery, brush up on your wine knowledge so that you come in knowing the nuances of drinking wine.

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Related Topix: Drink, Riverhead, NY, Jamesport, NY, Aquebogue, NY

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wineries open as Sand Fire rages

Despite the Sand Fire blazing through parts of Amador and El Dorado counties, most of the foothills wineries in the region remain open for business, one official said Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Amador County, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Drink, Plymouth, CA

Salon

Make wine and kill the king: The legendary vineyard at the heart of a grand European conspiracy

As he stepped into a Paris night late in the summer of 1755, Louis-a FranA ois de Bourbon presumed he was under surveillance.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Having a glass of wine could save a life

PENN FILM "FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH." I WON'T EVEN ASK YOU, MICHELLE, ABOUT IT BECAUSE I KNOW YOU HAVEN'T SEEN IT.

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SooToday

Weekend Wine: Grapes

One might presume that when we are writing about wine that 'grapes' would be a given, but a conversation last week with a person new to wine prompted me to reconsider, and to take a little time to write about the grapes that make the wine and some of the wines we might consider as reasonable representatives of the grapes in question.

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Journalgazette.net

Weekend warrior: Home winemaker starts his own vineyard

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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CBC News

Polar vortex's silver lining: 'really, really good' Ontario wine

The grape crops damaged by last winter's bitter cold are recovering from injuries, thanks to this mild summer's favourable conditions, experts say.

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National Public Radio

Plot To Poison Famed French Wine Makes For Gripping (Pinot) Noir

RomanA©e-Conti - a legendary French vineyard - produces one of the most elegant and extravagantly-priced wines in the world.

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EcoDaddyo.com

More Than Just a Bunch of Wineries

When you think of Sonoma, CA what comes to mind? Maybe green vineyards or rolling golden hills, but probably not craft beer and hard cider.

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Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Beer, Drink, Sonoma County, CA, us Travel, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Wine: American beauties

It's a pity there are so few American wines available here as many of them are drop-dead gorgeous.

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Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Decanter Magazine

Chinese investors buy A$15m Barossa winery

A company backed by Chinese investors has agreed to buy Yaldara Winery in Barossa Valley from McGuigan wines producer Australian Vintage for A$15m.

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