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  • California vintners branch out to Italian grapes

    California vintners branch out to Italian grapes
    Italian immigrants were instrumental in founding the California wine industry, yet when winemakers sought to upgrade the image of their wines in the mid-20th century, they followed the then-current fashion and went with French grapes — Chardonnay...
  • Fewer tobacco products, but not alcohol, in movies

    Fewer tobacco products, but not alcohol, in movies
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Movie characters smoke less since 1998 regulations that stopped tobacco companies from buying on-screen brand placements, according to a new study. But at the same time, researchers found the number of alcohol brand...
  • National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm

    National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm
    As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
  • Australian winemaker destroying $35 million worth of wine in U.S.

    Australian winemaker destroying $35 million worth of wine in U.S.
    Treasury Wine Estates, the maker of Beringer wines, is dumping up to $35 million worth of wine that's past its prime.  Unsold expired wine has been sitting in warehouses awaiting store shelves, including the mass-marketed Beringer label wine, based in...
  • Fruit juices and smoothies: Dangerous for your health?

     Fruit juices and smoothies: Dangerous for your health?
    The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving. Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
  • Don't cut food stamps to feed big agriculture

    Don't cut food stamps to feed big agriculture
    Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives, on a party-line vote, broke with tradition by stripping from the farm bill the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps. What's left in the bill is billions of dollars...
  • Two Virginians honored by the national wine industry

    Two Virginians honored by the national wine industry
    Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,” according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and winemaker of...
  • 7 weird items that will drop New Year's Eve (not the Times Square ball)

    7 weird items that will drop New Year's Eve (not the Times Square ball)
    The Times Square ball won't be the only that item that will be dropping from high perches around the country for the New Year's Eve countdown. The illuminated crystal ball that descends in New York City a minute before midnight has become such a famous...
  • Two Virginians receive national wine honors

    Two Virginians receive national wine honors
      Two Virginians are among the “20 Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry,”  according to Vineyard & Winery Management magazine. The trade magazine based in California recognized Luca Paschina, general manager and ...
  • Wine Press: Viognier, The Undiscovered Varietal

    Viognier (VEE-ohn-yay), a relatively new varietal and wine to many consumers, is one of the most exciting wines I have tasted. Depending on where it was grown, its terroir, and who made it, the varietal can be a very seductive wine. I would call it a...
  • Heavier dieters using diet drinks should look at food too, study says

    Heavier dieters using diet drinks should look at food too, study says
    Overweight and obese adults who use diet drinks to help them lose weight need to take another look at the food they eat, according to researchers who reported Thursday that those people ate more food calories than overweight people who drank sugar-...