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Sam Sebastiani Returns to His Wine Roots (Wine Spectator)

Jul 29 01:00 PM After retiring from Viansa a decade ago, the Sonoma vintner launches a label paying tribute to his heritage
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Winemaker Talk: Kerry Shiels of Côte Bonneville (Wine Spectator)

Jul 29 01:00 PM Engineer-turned-winegrower in Yakima Valley tends her family’s singular vineyard
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Winery switch: Owners of Amador Foothill sell to Lava Cap winery couple

Jul 29 03:00 AM Ben Zeitman and Katie Quinn have sold the winery and its accompanying 32 acres to the husband-and-wife team of Tom and Beth Jones, members of the family that established Lava Cap Winery in the Apple Hill district of El Dorado County in 1986
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Battle for Poor Shoppers Fuels Dollar-Store Deal

Jul 29 03:00 AM The battle for America's poorest consumers intensified Monday with Dollar Tree Inc.'s agreement to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion. Earlier this month, Family Dollar said it would begin a multiyear rollout of beer and wine beginning in 2015 to boost sales and draw more shoppers into its stores. It echoed a move by Wal-Mart, which has spent the past couple of years redesigning stores to make room for more beer, wine and spirits in a bid to double alcohol ...
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Gerard Depardieu Should Oversee Wine Production in Crimea, Russian Politician Says

Jul 29 03:00 AM Russian authorities want to see the French actor at the top of a state wine agency in the peninsular region, annexed from Ukraine earlier this year
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Wine auctioneer charged with grand theft

Jul 29 03:00 AM Joshua Krummenoehl, of Brooklyn, New York, was charged late June with multiple counts of grand theft involving alleged victims from various states, including California, Hawaii, New York and Colorado
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Major wine companies should not pin their futures on China, warns Krug chief

Jul 29 03:00 AM The wine world needs to let go of its obsession with China, and stop believing that the market can solve all its problems, according to Margareth Henriquez., chief executive of Krug, the top branded Champagne house.
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9 Winning Napa Merlots (Wine Spectator)

Jul 28 10:00 AM New reviews of reds from the 2011 and 2012 vintages
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8 Elegant Italian Reds Under $30 (Wine Spectator)

Jul 25 10:00 AM New reviews of well-priced Barberas from Piedmont’s Alba and Asti appellations
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Unfiltered: Champagne to Dance For (Wine Spectator)

Jul 24 03:10 PM Plus, California legalizes "sip and spit" for 18 and older, rumors swirl around Torbreck vineyard purchase, Malibu becomes an AVA and French dining's latest sign of decline
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Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan's Sentencing Delayed Until Aug. 4 (Wine Spectator)

Jul 24 01:00 PM Judge will allow defense to question experts; Kurniawan settles lawsuit with Bill Koch
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Chefs Cook at Home: Rebecca Meeker's Farro Crêpe with Prosciutto and Figs (Wine Spectator)

Jul 22 12:00 PM An Austin chef's brunch special, inspired by the dinner menu
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Napa’s Quixote Winery Sold to Chinese-Owned Firm For Approximately $29 Million (Wine Spectator)

Jul 22 08:00 AM Sale of Stags Leap property the latest in a series of recent Asian acquisitions
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Wine Spectator Auction Index Rises 1.5 percent in Second Quarter (Wine Spectator)

Jul 21 02:00 PM Despite small growth overall, some sky-high prices; choice Burgundies soar
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10 Bold Napa Cabernets (Wine Spectator)

Jul 21 10:00 AM New reviews of 2011 Cabernet Sauvignons from Napa Valley
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8 Intriguing Wines from Corsica (Wine Spectator)

Jul 18 10:00 AM New reviews of white, red and rosé bottlings from the Mediterranean island
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California Wine Growers: What Damaged Our Vines? (Wine Spectator)

Jul 18 09:00 AM Aerial spraying of pesticides may have drifted onto Lodi vines; extent of loss is yet to be determined
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Billionaire Wine Collector Bill Koch Settles with New York Auctioneer (Wine Spectator)

Jul 17 02:00 PM Auction house agrees to financial settlement and changes to its conditions of sale
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Bordeaux Roadkill: 18,000 Bottles of St.-Emilion Smashed (Wine Spectator)

Jul 17 01:20 PM Plus, plumbers plead guilty to Seattle wine capers, more controversy over Chinese wine trademarks, and the Languedoc gets a new AOC
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9 Outstanding Napa Cabernets (Wine Spectator)

Jul 14 01:30 PM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon from the 2011 vintage in the Napa Valley of California
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13 Diverse Tuscan Reds (Wine Spectator)

Jul 11 12:15 PM New reviews of red values from central Italy
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11 Stunning California Sauvignon Blancs (Wine Spectator)

Jul 07 11:00 AM New reviews of juicy, aromatic and refreshing whites for summer
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9 Bold California Reds (Wine Spectator)

Jun 30 11:00 AM New reviews of Rhône-style wines from the Central Coast
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12 Outstanding Washington Reds (Wine Spectator)

Jun 27 12:15 PM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignons from the 2011 vintage
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11 Hot California Pinot Noir Values (Wine Spectator)

Jun 23 12:00 PM New reviews of approachable Pinots from across the Golden State
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