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Why Words Matter (Wine Spectator)

11:30 AM The words you use shape how you taste
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Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction Shatters All Records Raising $4 Million

Sep 01 03:00 AM The total more than doubled the record-breaking 2013 total of almost $1.5 Million. More than 700 guests from across the country gathered with vintners and growers to raise record-breaking funds for a multitude of Sonoma County charities.
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Sonoma Wine Auction pulls in record $4 million

Sep 01 03:00 AM An African dance troupe, with Djembe and Dunum drums beating, created a colorful backdrop for a record-breaking afternoon of bidding at Sunday's Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction. Spiraling bids climbed to $4 million, nearly tripling last year's take of $1.5 million
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Landmark Groundwater Reform Headed to Governor's Desk

Sep 01 03:00 AM The bills, if Governor Jerry Brown signs them, would designate local agencies to write sustainable groundwater management plans. The local agency could be a single water district, or a coalition of water agencies and county officials, all connected to a groundwater basin. Many of these governing bodies have already been established, as a result of 2009 legislation that encouraged areas to set up a groundwater tracking program. The program was not mandatory.
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Desperately Dry California Tries to Curb Private Drilling for Water

Sep 01 03:00 AM The new legal framework not only empowers local control of groundwater, it sets out another requirement: When localities fail to manage their aquifers sustainably, the state can step in. Water managers in 126 of more than 500 groundwater basins - the ones designated high or medium priority - must develop groundwater-management plans by 2020 or give way to the state
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Thousands pay respects at Baroness Philippine de Rothschild funeral

Sep 01 03:00 AM The two-hour ceremony, held yesterday (1 September) around the harvesters' room and the chateau's central square, was overseen by local Pauillac priest Father Bruno Delmas
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24 Provencal Wines for Late-Summer Sipping (Wine Spectator)

Aug 29 11:00 AM New reviews of rosés, whites and reds from Southern France
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Unfiltered: Kate Moss Channels Marie Antoinette with Champagne (Wine Spectator)

Aug 28 03:00 PM Plus, the wine industry, Oakland Raiders and others come together for Napa earthquake relief
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Health Watch: Moderate Drinking Helps Memory, Heavy Drinking May Cause Dementia (Wine Spectator)

Aug 27 12:00 PM Plus, researchers examine link between wine and irregular heartbeat, and a French lab finds toxins in vats
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Napa's Wine Community Unbowed After Massive Earthquake (Wine Spectator)

Aug 26 01:00 PM Valley residents and vintners assess the damage and clean up as grape harvest looms
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Chefs Cook at Home: Nicole Pederson's Pork Chops and Green Harissa (Wine Spectator)

Aug 26 11:00 AM A chef's grilled summertime dinner, full of flavor tricks
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10 Bold California Reds (Wine Spectator)

Aug 25 10:00 AM New reviews of bold Petite Sirahs and Syrahs from across the Golden State
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Earthquake Strikes Napa Valley; Wineries Assess Damage (Wine Spectator)

Aug 24 03:00 PM Dozens injured, buildings damaged and wineries trying to assess impact, check on staff and clean up
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Bordeaux Legend Baroness Philippine de Rothschild Dies at 80 (Wine Spectator)

Aug 23 03:00 PM Former actress led Château Mouton-Rothschild and successful wine company through historic times
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Malibu Coast vintners are fighting a measure to ban new vineyard plantings (Wine Spectator)

Aug 22 01:00 PM Malibu Coast vintners are fighting a measure to ban new vineyard plantings
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Garlicky Grilled Seafood and White Wine for Labor Day (Wine Spectator)

Aug 22 12:00 PM Easy recipes for grilled squid and beans with creamy tomato-yogurt sauce, plus 14 Chardonnays for your end-of-summer entertaining
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13 Bold Reds from Argentina (Wine Spectator)

Aug 22 10:00 AM New reviews of food-friendly Malbecs in a range of styles
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Unfiltered: New York Eases Wine Restrictions in Wake of Harsh Winter (Wine Spectator)

Aug 21 02:00 PM Plus, California's Prop 65 leaves vintners on the hook for restaurant violations
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10 California Sparkling Wines (Wine Spectator)

Aug 18 10:00 AM New reviews of non-vintage bubblies from the Golden State, each under $40
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11 Delectable Syrahs from France (Wine Spectator)

Aug 15 10:00 AM New reviews of affordable reds from the Northern Rhône appellation of St.-Joseph
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10 Exciting California Cabernets (Wine Spectator)

Aug 11 10:00 AM New reviews of Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma, Paso Robles and beyond
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9 Savory New Zealand Pinot Noirs (Wine Spectator)

Aug 08 10:00 AM New reviews of elegant and refined Kiwi reds
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Back in the Race: 17 Vintages of Pichon Lalande (Wine Spectator)

Aug 06 12:20 PM At Château Pichon Longueville Lalande, Nicolas Glumineau takes the reins
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11 Refreshing California Sauvignon Blancs (Wine Spectator)

Aug 04 10:00 AM New reviews of juicy whites for summer sipping
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19 Remarkable Bottlings from Sicily (Wine Spectator)

Aug 01 02:00 PM Italy’s most southerly island offers a wealth of exciting reds and whites
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