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St. Francis Winery Founder Joe Martin Dies at 80 (Wine Spectator)

10:00 AM The businessman became a Sonoma grapegrower and helped put Merlot on the California map
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10 Dynamic California Zinfandels (Wine Spectator)

10:00 AM New Reviews of 2012 reds from Sonoma County
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$10.5M spent to sway pols on Pennsylvania liquor

02:00 AM The move to dismantle the state monopoly on the sale of beer, wine and liquor that passed the state House on Thursday took shape amid a flurry of lobbying by beer companies, grocery stores, big-box retailers and other groups that have poured a combined $10.5 million into efforts to influence lawmakers since mid-2012
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WiVi Announces New Trials Tasting at 2015 Tradeshow, Early Registration Deadline Extended

02:00 AM As the premiere resource for wine industry education on the California Central Coast, the producers of the WiVi Wine Industry Conference & Tradeshow continually strive to enhance the opportunities it provides. Recognizing the importance of trials for winemakers, WiVi has selected eight Central Coast winemakers to share their experiences at the all new Trials Tasting to be held at the WiVi Tradeshow on March, 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
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North Bay Business Journal's Wine Industry Conference April 24 to feature Michael Mondavi

02:00 AM as well as two panels of experts focusing on how wine producers can get wine to market and get noticed ...
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Napa Weighs Mealybug Controls

02:00 AM Agriculture officials detail signs of infestation and how to control it
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Central Valley, Delta water rights under scrutiny

02:00 AM Hundreds of property owners across California's Central Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are scrambling to prove they have a right to divert water from the region's streams, the result of a state order that comes due in just four days
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16 Rich Red Wines from Campania (Wine Spectator)

Feb 27 10:00 AM New reviews of Aglianicos from southern Italy
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Unfiltered: Novak Djokovic Partners with Jacob's Creek (Wine Spectator)

Feb 26 03:30 PM Plus, Roederer Estate vineyard workers win $163,000 wage settlement from contractor, $200,000 worth of Chardonnay down the drain in Australia, retired wine barrels become skateboards, and more
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A Hydroelectric Dam Is Making Portuguese Wine Houses Very Nervous (Wine Spectator)

Feb 26 01:00 PM Environmentalists call the Tua River Dam a scar on the Douro Valley; winemakers aren't sure yet
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8 & $20 Recipe: Easy Braised Short Ribs and Roasted Carrots (Wine Spectator)

Feb 25 10:00 AM This warming winter meal stands up to a bold red such as Malbec
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How Serious Is China's Government About Fighting Fake Wine Sales Online? (Wine Spectator)

Feb 24 11:00 AM A powerful agency claims Alibaba's sites offer counterfeit goods, but then retracts the report
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Premiere Napa Valley Sale Brings in a Record $6 Million (Wine Spectator)

Feb 23 03:00 PM Napa Valley Vintners' barrel tasting and auction sees strong demand for 2013 Cabernets
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8 Hot Napa Cabernet Sauvignons (Wine Spectator)

Feb 23 10:00 AM New reviews of 2012 California Cabernets that won’t break the bank
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9 Expressive Chianti Classicos (Wine Spectator)

Feb 20 09:30 AM New reviews of Sangioveses from Tuscany
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Unfiltered: ABC's Scandal Sends Wineglass Sales Soaring (Wine Spectator)

Feb 19 02:30 PM Plus, a tornado strikes a Hunter Valley vineyard, Nicolas Joly withdraws from the Loire trade organization, and Jackson Family buys Captûre Wines
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Health Watch: Wine is a Healthy Heart Habit for Women (Wine Spectator)

Feb 19 10:00 AM Also, researchers find wine poses less of a cirrhosis risk than beer or spirits
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Faux Luxury or the Real Thing? (Wine Spectator)

Feb 17 10:30 AM What’s the difference and why does it matter?
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11 Impressive Bordeaux Values (Wine Spectator)

Feb 13 10:00 AM New reviews of affordable reds and whites from Bordeaux
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Unfiltered: Coach Dick Vermeil Teams Up with Winemaker Thomas Brown (Wine Spectator)

Feb 12 01:30 PM Plus, a new AVA in Oregon stirs controversy over a related new TTB ruling, and Sonoma State's Wine Business Institute adds a new chair
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10 Alluring California Pinot Noirs (Wine Spectator)

Feb 09 10:00 AM New reviews of 2012 Pinots from California’s top growing regions
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12 Accessible Northern Rhône Reds (Wine Spectator)

Feb 06 10:00 AM New reviews of Syrahs from Crozes-Hermitage
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10 Impressive California Chardonnays (Wine Spectator)

Feb 02 10:00 AM New reviews from Sonoma’s outstanding 2012 vintage
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16 Bracing Jura Whites (Wine Spectator)

Jan 30 10:00 AM New reviews of Savagnin and Chardonnay from France
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9 Impressive Napa Cabernets (Wine Spectator)

Jan 26 10:00 AM New reviews of California Cabernet Sauvignons from the 2012 vintage
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