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Beverage Industry

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  • China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root

    China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root
    A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine. Chinese what? I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
  • Some health experts sour on fructose

    Some health experts sour on fructose
    Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny. Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
  • Green beer: Not just for St. Patty's Day

    Green beer: Not just for St. Patty's Day
    Over a plate of eggs from a free-range, hormone-free, vegetarian-fed, organic chicken, I pondered the carbon footprint of my beer consumption. I recycle bottles and cans, sure; but is that enough to offset all the water, energy and other resources that...
  • Market Watch: Jay Ruskey perks interest with California-grown coffee

    Market Watch: Jay Ruskey perks interest with California-grown coffee
    When customers stop by Jay Ruskey's stand at the Santa Barbara farmers market these days, they may or may not be impressed by the likes of the dragon fruit or finger limes he grows, but virtually everyone stops and gawks at the jars of fresh-roasted...
  • PASSINGS: Giorgio Baldi, Gene Shefrin, Ty Jurras

    PASSINGS: Giorgio Baldi, Gene Shefrin, Ty Jurras
    GIORGIO BALDI Santa Monica trattoria owner Giorgio Baldi, 66, whose Santa Monica trattoria was a favorite among celebrities such as Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn and Rihanna, died Monday while on vacation in Mexico, his family said. The cause of death was...
  • Mad cow reemergence may hamper California's beef, dairy industries

    Mad cow reemergence may hamper California's beef, dairy industries
    The reemergence of mad cow disease, discovered in a California dairy cow, could have major implications for the state’s meat industry, even though officials have said that the human food supply is unaffected. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy hasn&...
  • Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe

    Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe
    There were some questionable decisions made in the food and beverage industry last week and their consequences are still being felt Monday. Belvedere Vodka posted an ad that horrified customers with an implied rape scene while a Georgia steakhouse based a...
  • Jess Jackson led winery by example

    Jess Jackson led winery by example
    Jess Jackson, who founded Kendall-Jackson Winery in 1982, died last week at the age of 81, leaving an almost incalculable legacy on the California wine industry. He transformed it at least twice, first in establishing a style of wine that would come to be...
  • The art (and design) of wine on display in San Francisco

     
    For wine aficionados, 1976 was a revolutionary year. Not only were Americans celebrating 200 years of independence, but a little wine contest held in France also ushered in an exciting new era in wine consumption and culture. The Judgment in......
  • From water -- to wine? Fiji Water buys California winery

     
    Fiji Water Co., the imported bottled water firm owned by Beverly Hills entrepreneurs Lynda and Stewart Resnick, has acquired one of San Luis Obispo County’s oldest and most popular boutique wineries, Justin Vineyards & Winery. The deal, which closed...
  • Just Chill gets focused on popping past 'jitter juice'

     
    Blackouts in a can are so 2010. Come 2011, Angelenos may be popping cans of Just Chill, a new “relaxation drink” ready to take on Four Loko and its “jitter juice” allies. Created by Malibu native Max Baumann and business partner Rob...