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How Falcons Protect Vineyards

How Falcons Protect Vineyards

Apr 7
Starlings, an invasive species that first appeared in Northern California in the 1930s, have been a headache for the area's vineyards.

Cuban Uses Condoms, Tropical Fruit to Make Wine

Cuban Uses Condoms, Tropical Fruit to Make Wine

By Andrea Rodriguez | Apr 3
The sweet smell of fermenting fruit fills the streets around the modest Havana home where Orestes Estevez and his family fill glass jugs with grapes, ginger and hibiscus, then slip a condom over each glass neck to start the process of winemaking.

Angry French Winemakers Destroy Spanish Wine in South

Angry French Winemakers Destroy Spanish Wine in South

Mar 31
Angry French winemakers have staged a protest against Spanish wine lining French supermarket shelves that they say is losing them business.

Washington Produces Record Harvest of Wine Grapes in 2016

Washington Produces Record Harvest of Wine Grapes in 2016

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Mar 2
Washington state's booming wine industry produced a record harvest of wine grapes in 2016 after cooler weather lengthened the growing season, officials said Wednesday.

Tuscany's Secret to Making Good Wine

Tuscany's Secret to Making Good Wine

Jan 13
In the Italian countryside of Tuscany, a winemaker tells us the secret to good wine. It's not just sun and soil. The grapes at one vineyard are serenaded all day, every day by classical music.

Wine Refills? Washington State Eyes Growlers

Wine Refills? Washington State Eyes Growlers

By Alexis Myers | Jan 12
A proposed measure in Washington state would allow wine lovers to fill reusable containers known as growlers from taps at grocery stores, wine boutiques and other places licensed to sell wine in the state.

Blanc de Bleu Gives Back to the LGBT Community.

By David Goodman | Oct 30
You have heard the old saying about getting ready for your wedding... "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, a sixpence for your shoe"?

World Wine Production Slips Amid Rough Weather

Oct 20
Floods, drought, frost and hail cut into world wine production this year across Europe and South America, but the quality of the 2016 vintage shouldn't unduly suffer.

Marriage Case Plaintiff Obergefell Helps Launch Line of Wines

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 17
A tribute to Obergefell and Arthur on the bottle explains that, "this beautiful sparkling rosé is a toast to marriage equality and those reluctant activists who change our world."

Wine Spectator Announces 2016 Restaurant Award Winners

Jul 13
For this year's awards, Wine Spectator launched two entities - the official Restaurant Awards app and the newly minted Restaurants.WineSpectator.com - which together provide patrons the best guides to restaurants that deliver exceptional wine experiences.

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