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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

LCB Still Assessing Local Impact Of Strong Earthquake In 'Wine Country'

Sunday's historic 6.0 magnitude earthquake in California caused significant damage to businesses connected to the wine industry, but how did it impact wine lovers in this region? Wine from the Napa Valley is popular in Pennsylvania and Doug Hitz, the Director of Planning and procurement at the PA Liquor Control Board, says at this point, it's not ... (more)


Related Topix: Drink, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Pennsylvania

7 hrs ago | 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: Drink, Agriculture, Science, Livermore, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Joaquin, CA

11 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

Deadly winemaking snakes escape in China

According to the Mirror the snakes, which were being kept by a distiller to make snake wine, escaped into an alley in the city of Foshan in China's South-Eastern Guangdong province.


Related Topix: Drink, China, World News

15 hrs ago | 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, Drink

19 hrs ago | 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: Drink, Agriculture, Science, Morgan Hill, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Livermore, CA, Santa Clara, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Reporter

Utah approves winery in town with polygamous sect

In this April 20, 2006, file photo, Hildale, Utah, sits at the base of Red Rock Cliff mountains with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Hildale, UT, Drink, Salt Lake City, UT

The Business Journal

Napa County tallies quake wine damage

While the full extent of damages to Napa County's wine and related businesses from Sunday's earthquake won't be known for days or weeks, county emergency-response officials have reached out to 164 local wineries and have heard from about half so far that their estimated damages top $38 million.


Related Topix: Drink, Napa County, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, St. Helena, CA, Glen Ellen, CA, Napa, CA


66 Oregon Winemakers are Coming to Seattle

When a bunch of winemakers travel from their vineyards so close to crush, they must have good reason.


Related Topix: Drink

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, Drink, Napa, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Earthquake losses felt in California wine industry



Related Topix: Drink, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Decanter Magazine

Napa wineries rocked by powerful earthquake

The most powerful earthquake to hit northern California for 25 years has left more than 100 injured and wreaked havoc in wine cellars across Napa Valley and Sonoma County on the eve of harvest.


Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Napa County, CA, American Canyon, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Winery set to open doors in polygamous town of Hildale

The Utah Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission approved a winemaking license Tuesday for Vintage Reserve Estates in the polygamous southern Utah town of Hildale .


Related Topix: Drink, Colorado City, AZ, FLDS, Religion

Business Journal

Napa Earthquake: Wineries, region pick up pieces, many open for business

Two and a half days after the Napa Earthquake rattled the North Bay Wine Country and adjacent areas, many wineries are open for business and others are scrambling to pick up the pieces.


Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Vallejo, CA, Solano County, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Brandon Sun

Malibu-area wine growers worry about new restrictions under coastal protection plan

The Malibu region's growing wine industry, made up of some 50 commercial vineyards, could be squeezed by proposed regulations that would ban new grape growing in a large swath of the Santa Monica Mountains.


Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Drink, Los Angeles County, CA


Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake-damaged historic winery building dating from 1886 at Trefethen Family Vineyards leans Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Drink, California

ABC News

How the California Earthquake Will Affect Wine Prices

With the epicenter of Sunday's earthquake that struck Northern California a mere six miles southwest of Napa, vino fans across the country have been concerned about the many wines that were destroyed in the 6.1-magnitude tumbler.


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

Star Tribune

Napa earthquake hastens calls for early-warning system as wine capital works to recover

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Drink, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

Guaranteeing two queen beds or one king bed will cost you, as will checking in early or checking out late.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Hamburger, Napa, CA, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Business Journal

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates escape earthquake damage at Napa facilities

Stag's Leap Fay Vineyards in the heart of Napa Valley, part of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates' three main holdings in the Napa region, all of which escaped major damage in the magnitude-6.0 earthquake which hit Napa Sunday.


Related Topix: Drink, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Daily Herald

Napa quake seen costing up to $4 billion as wineries shuttered

The earthquake that struck northern California yesterday will lead to economic losses of as much as $4 billion, fueled by damaged wineries and shuttered businesses that rely on tourists.


Related Topix: Napa, CA, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Drink