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Wednesday 3 September 2014

California

Napa Vintners donate $10m for quake victims

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is donating US$10 million to help meet the immediate needs of local residents and businesses affected by Sunday’s earthquake.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Tips on how to keep wine safe in an earthquake

Following the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley several industry professionals have shared their tips to help protect your wines from tremors in the future.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cost of Napa quake put at US$4 billion

The 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck northern California in the early hours of Sunday morning is expected to lead to losses of US$4 billion.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Harvest begins in Cali and Washington

Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Two Buck Chuck accused of containing animal remains

A Huffington Post blogger has hit out at popular American wine brand Two Buck Chuck, accusing the wines of containing dead animal remains.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

US wineries count cost of latest fire

Winemakers in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California are assessing levels of smoke taint in their vineyards after a fire swept through the region earlier this month.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wines’ regional ‘fingerprints’ traced

Unique chemical characteristics could be used to identify the region of a wine, assess its quality and even help prevent fraud.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Rapper E-40’s wine a sell-out success

West Coast rapper E-40’s three strong range of wines from California’s Central Valley is proving a sell-out success in the States.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

African-American wines served at White House

Wines by African-American winemakers were served at the White House this week at the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit dinner.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 8 Comments »

Napa struck by earthquake

California’s famous wine-producing Napa region has been struck by an earthquake, waking residents with loud rumbles near its epicentre.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

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