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  1. Critic 'Champagne Jayne' facing fresh court battle over nameRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Decanter Magazine

    A trademark dispute between France's Champagne trade body and the critic known as 'Champagne Jayne' is set to return to court after the two failed to agree a settlement. Image credit: 'Champagne' Jayne Powell Jayne Powell and the Comite Champagne spent a fruitless day of mediation in the Federal Court in Melbourne this week.

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  2. Sussex wine in protected status bidRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

    A bid is being launched for Sussex wines to join the illustrious ranks of some of the UK's most famous food and drink such as Stilton cheese and Melton Mowbray pies by securing protected status. Wine producers in the county aim to apply next month for protected designation of origin status across the EU, putting them in league with Champagne and Bordeaux.

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  3. Rolexes, Buddha statues: A unique auction in Thailand opens window to police corruptionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Times-Herald

    At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine - a $4,000 bottle of Petrus and choice vintages of Dom Perignon. It all belonged to a man who led Thailand's equivalent of the FBI and is now serving 31 years in prison on corruption and other convictions.

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  4. Sussex wine makes bid for protected statusRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

    Wineries in Sussex are making a bid to the EU for Protected Designation of Origin status - which could result in its wines receiving the same protection as Champagne or Prosecco. In what would be a further boost to the thriving English wine industry, PDO status would allow producers to label their wines as Sussex wine guaranteeing a product's authenticity and origin in the same way as Champagne.

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  5. Pocket vino: We review 5 apps for managing your wine cellarRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Macworld

    We've come a long way since the era of the cellar book, when wine bottles had to be logged by hand in paperbound tomes and tracked by little tags hanging from their necks. The wine world is actively embracing technology, and home enthusiasts can get in on the action as well, using mobile apps to help keep their stash tabulated and organized.

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  6. Comment - Wine - Bordeaux's En Primeur on a Knife EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Just-Drinks.com

    Stubbornly high release prices from Bordeaux's chateaux in recent years have put huge pressure on merchants and negociants alike. Chris Losh asks, what's gone wrong with en primeur? Last month a blue-chip group of UK wine merchants penned an open letter to the Bordeaux chateaux.

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  7. Chefs come together for opening night partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Chef Forrest Parker greets Jimmy Hagood as he and Chef Russ Moore plate a version of Chicken Country Captain during Charleston Wine + Food Festival's Opening Night Gala Wednesday March 4, 2015 in Marion Square. Grace Beahm/Staff The Charleston Wine + Food Festival this year designed its programming to promote interactions between participants, scaling back the size of some events and adding more chef-led demos to the Culinary Village schedule.

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  8. MacMurray Estate Vineyards, new releases and a new winemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Examiner.com

    ... Rock Vineyard (16.5%). The remaining 25.5% was sourced from carefully selected growers to fill out the flavor of this wine. The grapes were harvested during mid-September to mid-October, cold pressed whole cluster and aged in American, French and ...

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  9. Technical Spotlight: Lazy Creek VineyardsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    ... shaped like an "L" and wraps around the original winery, with the long part of the "L" housing the fermentation cellar, wine lab and offices; the short part contains a warehouse, bottling area and tasting room. Construction on the winery lasted ...

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  10. Blind-Tasting a Mini-Stave TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    ... for Wilson Artisan Wineries . After an introduction by Chauffour, who summarized the components of oak that affect wine flavor and structure, and how Enartis Vinquiry's oak barrel alternatives are manufactured, participants in the breakout tasting ...

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  11. Napa Weighs Mealybug ControlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    ... program, we didn't see replanting of 30,000 acres, the loss of $7 billion in expense and income or $15 billion worth of wine." The program was expanded to include other pests in 2006. The European grapevine moth (EGVM) appeared in 2009, and ...

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  12. Palissage: An Alternative to Mechanical HedgingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    ... most similar to an unknown reference sample. This preliminary trial suggested little effect of palissage on fruit or wine composition. Yield components were not affected, although TA was 0.3 g/L higher in the palissage treatment compared to the ...

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  13. Damaged Grapes Most at Risk From Fruit FlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    The tiny insect pest spotted wing drosophila has cast a large shadow over wine grape growers since 2008, when it was first identified in North America in a patch of strawberries at Watsonville, Calif. Known scientifically as Drosophila suzukii, the fruit fly was identified among Pinot Noir vines in Oregon's upper Willamette Valley in 2009, as well as in a non-commercial vineyard south of Abbotsford, B.C. The fly is frightening because of a jagged ovipositor that allows it to saw into ripe fruit and deposit eggs rather than simply taking advantage of damaged fruit like the better-known species D. melanogaster .

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  14. Early Bud Break Brings Frost WorriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    With bud break occurring in vineyards throughout California, it appears 2015 could be another early vintage and one that hopefully is not marked by frost. Bud break has now been reported from all of California's key wine grape regions from Temecula Valley in the south to Mendocino County in the north.

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  15. 10 Paso Robles wineries to watchRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

    If the California premium wine business were a family venture, Sonoma County and Napa Valley would be the momma and the papa of this sprawling brood of regions strung up and down the Pacific Coast - the parents who did the pioneering work that gave the state, and indeed the United States, a seat at the table of global producers of fine wines. But now attention has increasingly turned to Paso Robles, much like the strapping teenage son: full of potential, some already realised, more yet to come.

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  16. Top 10 wines in the US pressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

    Irene Virbila, writing for the LA Times, picked a selection of grower Champagnes as a "less obvious" option to the Grande Marques of Taittinger, Pol Roger, Moet-Chandon and Krug. "The bottle may not be as elegantly packaged, but what's inside can be thrilling and revelatory", she said.

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  17. Rolling With the DC Brew CrewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... projects stored in the "funky room" - an aging area stocked with 18 casks, including reclaimed bourbon barrels, red wine casks, peach mead barrels and two massive sherry casks ("Those ain't moving," he said.) - are rolled out less frequently, but ...

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  18. Try these pointers to save on your cruise bar tabRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... beverage packages. “Most cruise companies offer a variety of beverage packages, which include unlimited beer, wine and/or cocktails,” says Mallory. “Packages regularly start at $50 per day per person and go up from there. Get a ...

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  19. TV chef Alex Mackay will be cooking up a storm in Ross tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hereford Times

    TV chef Alex Mackay will be making an appearance in Ross -on-Wye tomorrow evening, demonsrating his award-winning culinary skills, taking part in a Q&A session, and signing copies of his latest book, Everybody Everyday, at Labels on the outskirts of the town. Alex has enjoyed a long-standing career, working alongside legendary chefs such as Raymond Blanc and Delia Smith and appearing on Ready Steady Cook and ITV's Too Many Cooks.

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  20. Quick BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    ... boards. About once every three months, Smith plans on bringing Muthart back into the kitchen for special theme or wine dinners. The first one, he says, is slotted for May 17 and will likely feature Top Knot's chicken and eggs. Owner Renee Kreager ...

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