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3 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

California lifts part of quarantine on grape pest

State and federal agricultural officials are partially lifting a quarantine imposed for a moth that's eating grapes in Northern California's wine country.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wine, Napa, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Napa County, CA

7 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Woman who drank toxic tea hopes for reform

A Utah woman who nearly died after run unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time Friday, saying she hopes the incident is a wake-up call for restaurants.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Soft Drinks, Salt Lake City, UT, South Jordan, UT

7 hrs ago | KHGI

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's name from a center on campus, but he insisted... Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt acknowledged he was under pressure from a group of conservatives to remove Senate Majority ... (more)


Related Topix: Southern Utah University, Soft Drinks, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

7 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.


Related Topix: Texas, Soft Drinks, Southern Utah University, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

11 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Whiskey Particles Stored on ISS Headed for Earth

A Scottish distillery that enlisted the help of astronauts to develop whiskey particles on the International Space Station is now preparing for touchdown.


Related Topix: Whiskey, Liquor, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

Detroit City Distillery Opening In Eastern Market

The business' mission is to produce spirits and cocktails using Michigan ingredients.


Related Topix: Michigan, Whiskey, Liquor, Bourbon Whiskey

19 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Major Carlsberg Shareholder Cuts Stake

Carlsberg said this month that it expected full-year operating profit to decline by a low-to-mid-single-digit percentage compared with previous guidance of growth of low single-digit growth.


Related Topix: Beer

23 hrs ago | Detroit News

USDA to insure farmers against dairy losses

Dairy cows ride a rotating milking machine in Fair Oaks, Ind. Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Milk

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Putting heat to meat

Wherever you are in India, you're never far from a tea vendor peddling chai, a sweet, milky tea, from trays of steaming glasses.


Related Topix: Tea, Life, Fruits

Inside Bay Area

California drought: Livermore winemakers see lighter crop yields, smaller fruit

With an early harvest just around the corner, Wente Vineyards' Kevin Zollinger is optimistic one of the state's worst droughts in recorded history won't leave the winemaker's precious grapes high and dry.


Related Topix: Wine, Agriculture, Science, Livermore, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Joaquin, CA


How to get past a quake? #drinknapa

Cleanup in Wine Country after Sunday's earthquake will be going on for a while, but perhaps more than anything, the wineries are looking for support - especially small wineries that are reliant on rented or borrowed cellar space to make and age their wines, since shared several facilities took big hits.


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

Thorne Today

Free tea or coffee for Free Press readers

Natalie Steelyard , manager and Hayley Winn, barista, at Coffee Time, Frenchgate, are offering a free cup of tea or filter coffee.


Related Topix: Coffee

Detroit News

Make shallot burgers, pair with red wines

What a yummy summer recipe; perfect for alfresco dining, too. Summer-weight red wines would match up nicely, especially those that could take a slight chill: low tannin, crisply finishing reds from places where drinking cooled-down reds come summer isn't anything odd.


Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Wine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Santa Clara Valley unveils Wine Trail signs, and a lot of wine that doesn't stink

According to wine's bibulous bible of common scents, the sniffy "Le Nez du Vin", there are 54 aromatic tasting notes that give wines their distinctive "nose."


Related Topix: Wine, Agriculture, Science, Morgan Hill, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Livermore, CA, Santa Clara, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Napa's 6.0 rumbler brings up another queasy topic: Earthquake insurance

The earthquake that jolted the Napa Valley last weekend upended more than wine barrels and mobile homes.


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

KWQC-TV Davenport

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect could soon have its first commercial winery, a new venture and yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.


Related Topix: FLDS, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Wine, Hildale, UT

Berkshire Eagle

Eclectic Shelburne Falls

The town of Shelburne Falls, located just off the Mohawk Trail , is home to an active artists' colony, the Bridge of Flowers, Glacial Potholes, Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum and many small shops, galleries and eateries that beg to be explored.


Related Topix: Shelburne Falls, MA, Coffee, Life, Hobbies, Crafts

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.


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

Halstead Gazette

Microbrewery plans to open real ale bar

REAL ale lovers are a step closer to having their own watering hole after plans to expand a microbrewery were put forward.


Related Topix: Beer, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Akarua expands in Central Otago

SPARKLER: Akarua winemaker and general manager Matt Connell with the Akarua Rose Brut NV, which was awarded the Gow Langsford Gallery Trophy for Champion Sparkling Wine at the Spiegelau International Wine Competition Awards.


Related Topix: Wine