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2 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Wisconsin grape harvest starting slowly

Most say the picking is behind schedule by 10 days to two weeks, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. And they expect to get less fruit than last year because the hard winter, a cool summer and lots of rain hurt growing conditions.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Oregon, WI, Stoughton, WI, Wine

6 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Heineken Owners Reportedly Rebuff SABMiller's Purchase Offer

In a move seen as a way to fight off a potential takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, large brewer SABMiller has reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls the Dutch-based brewer rejected the idea, according to Bloomberg News.

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10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

What professions drink the most coffee?

Whether you stayed up late watching three episodes of The Good Wife instead of one, accidentally finished the whole bottle of red or got lost in an internet well of stupid videos about Chihuahuas using neck massagers, a cup of coffee is an early morning panacea for many workers, vital to stifling 11am yawns. It seems a caffeine injection is more important in some professions than others however, as a poll by Pressat has revealed.

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15 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Shocker: Journalists are utterly addicted to coffee

Yup. Well, at least according to a survey by press release distributor Pressat. Journalists and media staff apparently consumed more cups of joe than any other profession.

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19 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Indian restaurant creates 11 new jobs in Trimdon Village

BUSINESS VENTURE: Brothers Sabir Ahmed and Mohammed Miah joined forces to transform a run-down bar on the outskirts of the village into the Cinnamon Club and Champagne Bar. Brothers Sabir Ahmed and Mohammed Miah joined forces to transform a run-down bar on the outskirts of the village into the Cinnamon Club and Champagne Bar.

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Related Topix: Cocktails

Sat Sep 13, 2014

North Kitsap Herald

Washington's oldest winery continues to shine | Kitsap Week

Running the Northwest's largest winery is daunting. Simultaneously crafting some of our region's best wines is downright difficult.

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Related Topix: Wine, King County, WA, Woodinville, WA

CBS Atlanta

Two perfect days in Camden, Maine

Straight up, over ice, or frozen, daiquiris are just as good now as when Hemingway drank them. Of course, like many classics, the daiquiri is easy to make and easy to get wrong.

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Related Topix: Camden, ME, Tea, Portland, ME, Life, Food, Dining

KFVS12

Caffeine found in more products, making it easier to overdose

Caffeine is everywhere: in coffee, iced tea, chocolate, sodas and even in some medications. It's a stimulant that can make people feel more alert and gives them a boost of energy.

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Related Topix: Coffee, Soft Drinks

The Montreal Gazette

Ricardo magazine launches in English Canada

The premiere issue of Ricardo, which will be in stores Monday, features stories on Thanksgiving entertaining, cranberries, potatoes, planting fall garlic, top 10 cuts for grilling and ideas for dinners that will create leftovers to tote for lunch the next day. To satisfy Larrivee's sweet tooth, he has included a recipe for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie and a feature on apple pie to take advantage of the fall harvest, with tips on pastry making.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Supplement, Garlic, Food, Recipes, Wine, Home Gardening, Home

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

5 ways to think yourself well

There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to something.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Argosy University, Coffee

NutraIngredients-USA

Coffee genome sequenced: Researchers drink to greater caffeine control

Dr Dani Zamir: "The challenge now is to translate these decoded genomes into new and improved tools for plant breeding..." Reducing, enhancing or even eliminating caffeine content in coffee plants will be possible in the near future researchers are saying after completing the genomic map of the plant . Published in Science this month, the lengthy research project involving an international team of researchers, completed the genome map for the coffee plant variety responsible for 30% of the world's production.

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Related Topix: Coffee, CPU, Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Witney Gazette

Brewery project to reveal its history

Hook Norton Brewery will make its Victorian tower brewery more accessible to the public after receiving a A 90,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant. Picture: OX69671 Des Brambley Buy this photo A HISTORIC brewery will encourage visitors to see how beer was traditionally made after restoring a Grade II-listed chimney in a A 200,000 project.

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CBS Local

Inmates Used To Harvest Wine Grapes In California

Jail inmates in Northern California are getting paid to harvest wine grapes as part of a new program that seeks to connect them with private companies seeking workers. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman says he launched the program after hearing local employers complain that the county's illegal marijuana business was snatching up most available labor.

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Related Topix: Wine, Mendocino County, CA, Santa Rosa, CA

Shoreham Herald

Hair-raising antics by male stafe at Shoreham store

The M&S cafe at Holmbush Shopping Centre is taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan on Friday, September 26. Alongside staff raffles and a guess how many coffee beans are in the jar competition, the male staff are being sponsored to have their legs waxed for the cancer charity. Paul Shillam, store manager, said: "The World's Biggest Coffee Morning provides a great excuse to gather with friends, family, or work colleagues, put your feet up and enjoy a cuppa and a slice of cake and all in aid of a truly worthwhile charity."

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KLIQ-FM Hastings

Train's New "Bulletproof Picasso" Wine Now Available for Pre-Order

The band Train doesn't just release new albums -- they also offer you something to drink while you're listening to them. The group's latest wine, Bulletproof Picasso, named after their new album, is now available for pre-order.

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Related Topix: Wine, Pop/Rock, Train

Business Journal

Got milk? Better have money too, as prices soar

The Journal says exports of milk - and beef, for that matter - have exploded and domestic production has not. In May, prices hit a five-and-a-half year high when the average price nationally for a gallon of the white stuff reached $3.74.

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San Jose Mercury News

Napa quake: Obama declares federal disaster

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck in the state's famed wine country on Aug. 24. A 65-year-old woman died Wednesday from injuries during the quake.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Wine, Symphony, Arts, Science / Technology

Thu Sep 11, 2014

KRON 4

Obama Declares Napa Earthquake Major Disaster

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in California because of the Napa Valley earthquake, releasing emergency federal funding for the state. The magnitude-6.0 quake struck in the state's famed wine country on Aug. 24. A 65-year-old woman died Wednesday from injuries during the quake.

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

Colorado Daily

Take the edge off fall with Boulder County's Oktoberfest beers

It must be September, because a fresh batch of Oktoberfest beers are popping up all over town, along with other fall seasonal releases. Malty and full-bodied with a hint of roast and a warming alcohol content to match, these beers are like drinking fall in a glass.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Beer

Eastern Daily Press

Trouble brewing as Norwich and London brewers clash over name of lager

Redwell Brewery, based in Trowse, said it was told by Camden Brewery to stop making its Hells Craft Lager, which accused Redwell of attempting to trade on the success of its own beer with the same name. It comes a year after Redwell locked horns with Austrian drinks firm Red Bull, which told the brewery to change its name, saying Redwell and Red Bull were "confusingly similar".

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