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2 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

UC Davis study: Prions can trigger 'stuck' wine fermentation

A chronic problem in winemaking is "stuck fermentation," when yeast that should be busily converting grape sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide prematurely shuts down, leaving the remaining sugar to instead be consumed by bacteria that can spoil the wine.

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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Livermore Valley wineries enduring season well

California's historic drought that has ravaged the entire state has had little effect on this year's Livermore Valley wine harvest, but vintners are counting on a wet winter to stave off potential disaster next year.

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Related Topix: Drink, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Livermore, CA

11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvest

The first pinot noir grapes of the season came in to Trefethen Family Vineyards as usual, glistening purple mounds stacked in white bins.

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

12 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Winery Woes

While dozens of wineries in Napa, California's famed wine region are still cleaning up and tallying damage after last weekend's earthquake, their focus is changing.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Drink, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

16 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Connoisseurs? Most French say they 'know little about wine'

It's enough to make you choke on your Chablis. In France, the land of good food and world-famous wine, seven of out 10 people admit they are far from connoisseurs when it comes to the grape.

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20 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Buy a bottle of Dry Creek wine, get free corkage at a local restaurant

Buy a bottle of wine from any Dry Creek Valley winery and get a voucher for free corkage at a local restaurant Heading for Sonoma? Here's a great idea.

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Related Topix: Drink, Healdsburg, CA

Yesterday | KSBW-TV

How Napa's earthquake impacted Monterey County wineries

ACTUALLY BEEN A BLESSING IN DISGUISE FOR LOCAL WINERIES. ACTION NEWS REPORTER JACQUELINE MAZUR IS LIVE IN MONTEREY TO EXPLAIN.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Monterey County, CA, Drink, Carmel Valley, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Texas Wine Cooperative

Beginning in June of 2013, Fairhaven Vineyards spearheaded an effort to establish the first, fully operational, wine cooperative in northeast Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Drink, Agriculture, Science

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake leaves Napa wine industry quietly tallying the damage

Cellar worker Adam Craig, 36, of Napa works to clear the rubble at the Kieu Hoang Winery, one of several in the area that were damaged by the earthquake.

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

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Upscale Denny's offers $300 combo meal

A new, upscale Denny's opened last week in New York City where guests can order the "Grand Cru Slam" combo meal for $300.

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SiliconValley.com

Wine: Vinography's Alder Yarrow pens first book

Alder Yarrow is widely regarded as the original and most influential wine blogger on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Drink, Blog News, Journalism

Examiner.com

Livermore Valley Harvest Wine Celebration

Livermore Valley Winegrowers invited wine lovers to Livermore Valley on Sunday, August 31 to celebration the beginning of harvest season with the Harvest Wine Celebration.

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NBC29

Wineries In Nelson County Concerned Lockn' Music Festival Will Affect Sales

The Lockn' festival crew is setting up the concert grounds in Nelson County, getting ready for thousands of musical festival fans who will begin showing up Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lovingston, VA, Drink

Science Daily

Wine only protects against CVD in people who exercise

Wine only protects against cardiovascular disease in people who exercise, according to results from the a study.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

North Kitsap Herald

Value whites to enjoy into fall | Kitsap Week

Last week, we reviewed several Pacific Northwest red wines priced at $15 or less.

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Related Topix: Drink, Latah, WA, Prosser, WA, Snoqualmie, WA

Los Angeles Times

Napa Valley Vintners establishes disaster relief fund after quake

Cellar worker Adam Craig moves a wine rack as he cleans up barrels that collapsed in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on Aug. 25 in Napa.

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Related Topix: Drink, Napa, CA, Non-Profit, Boat Disaster, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

The Daily Beast

Earthquakes Are Key to Napa's Great WineBy Clive Irving

Violence gave birth to more variations of soil than can be found in all of France.

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Related Topix: Drink, Napa, CA, Geology, Science

The Daily Beast

Cleaning Up From Napa's WinepocalypseBy Jordan Salcito

The repercussions of the Napa earthquake may go beyond toppled barrel rooms and a disrupted tourist season.

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Related Topix: Drink, Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Geology

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Refugio's wine festival mixes relaxation with history

The Texas Independence Wine Classic in Refugio will enter its fifth year in 2015, and co-chairman Bart Wales hopes to see it flourish even more.

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Related Topix: Drink, Refugio, TX, Texas, Hallettsville, TX, Fredericksburg, TX, Refugio County, TX

Eastbourne Herald

Pevensey Castle hosts first food and wine show

There's a tasty line-up of live music to complement the gastronomic delights at Wealden's first Food and Wine Festival at Pevensey Castle this weekend.

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Related Topix: Drink, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Food Festival, Food, Folk,

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