NEWS FETCH – April 18, 2013

TOP NEWS NYSLA Ruling Not A Death Knell Online Wine Sales Auctioning Truett-Hurst Bacchus Capital Finances Madrigal Family Winery Massive vintage for Aussie’s Riverina grapegrowers Tesco prepares US exit with sale of Fresh & Easy Exercise May Protect Brain Against Heavy Drinking Central Valley Project trims water allocation California bill…

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Are you a wine wanker?

I am. Wanker [from Wiktionary}:  (UK, Australia, New Zealand, slang, pejorative) An idiot, a stupid, annoying or ineffectual person who shows off too much, a poser or poseur; someone who is overly self-satisfied. The Brits and their island relatives south of the equator love the word “wank” which in addition…

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Calistoga fair offers rewards for volunteering

CALISTOGA — For some local nonprofit groups, spending a few hours at the Napa County Fair & Fireworks in July may mean money in their coffers thanks to a new partnership program starting t… Source : Search Results – Napa Valley Register

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NEWS FETCH – April 17, 2013

TOP NEWS Beer Deal “Most Transformational” In Constellation History Sonoma Forest-To-Vineyard Land May Get Protection This Week Immigration bill would mandate E-Verify The Costs of State Alcohol Franchise Laws A Tribute To George Vare Direct Shipping: Think Big, Act Small Moscato Madness: The Shock & Horror Wine Supply Is All…

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Think Big, Act Small

It’s interesting, in the light of this new report on the status of direct-to-consumer wine shipments in the U.S., to project the trend into the future and imagine what the American distribution system might look like in 15 or 20 years. The report’s most startling discovery is that DTC’s dollar…

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2013 World of Pinot Noir Seminar – Terroir: the Soul of La Côte d’Or, Part 1

Want to learn more about Burgundy? Well, there’s a seminar for that! You’ll be pleased to hear that the 2013 World of Pinot Noir presented a very nice and detailed glimpse of the region that you’re bound to find informative. So, join us as we listen to Don Kinnan, CSS,…

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