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56 min ago | WALB-TV Albany

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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

56 min ago | Brandon Sun

Earthquake in California's Napa Valley highlights safety threats from wine stacks

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

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56 min ago | NBC12

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.

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

4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

AM Alert: Plastic bag ban, groundwater regulation remain as legislative session wraps up

Workers drill a 1,000-foot test well in search of water for surrounding wine grapes near Chowchilla on March 4, 2008.

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Related Topix: Drink, Chowchilla, CA, August, CA, Sacramento, CA

8 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Drink, Napa County, CA

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Wine: New-release wines

New-release wines that won't break the bank and offer value for money... And who doesn't like that? Certified organic and from a challenging vintage for Hawkes Bay, but ironically the drought conditions meant that carefully managed reds performed exceptionally well.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Constellation Brands to help California wine region recover following earthquake

California's wine region is getting some much-needed relief aid from local wine distributor Constellation Brands.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

California earthquake adds to woes of wineries

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

UpNorthLive.com

Cool weather negatively affects wine crops

This summer has been on the cooler side, but the colder than average temperatures have impacted some northern Michigan farmers.

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The Drinks Business

Wine waste used to fortify baked goods

Researchers have found that wine grape pomace could be used to increase the antioxidant and dietary fiber content in breads, muffins and brownies.

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Related Topix: Drink, Supplement, Grape, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Examiner.com

Have a wine and beer popsicle pairing party this Labor Day weekend

Thanks for coming back! To continue discussing what you need to know to throw a wine and beer popsicle Labor Day party it's time to discuss wines and what pairs well.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

John On Wine a " 'A new Zin tradition'

A large white tent was set up in the center of Ridge Vineyards' Lytton West Vineyard in Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley at the ZAP Simply Summer Celebration, an inaugural event billed as "a new Zin tradition," where more than 125 Zinfandels were poured by the 50 participating wineries.

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Related Topix: Drink, Sonoma County, CA, August, CA, Petaluma, CA, Ukiah, CA, Mendocino, CA

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)

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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

Seattle

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.

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