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  • Farmers in a cold sweat over potential damage to crops and livestock

    As unseasonably cold weather continues to blanket western states, farmers are bracing for potentially painful damage to crops and livestock that could drive up consumer prices. The true effect won't be known for weeks, but growers such as California's...
  • Who are the new California winemakers? No more hedge fund operators with cash to burn

    Who are the new California winemakers? No more hedge fund operators with cash to burn
    Jon Bonné’s new book, “The New California Wine: A guide to the producers and wines behind a revolution in taste,” is a wonderful, engaging read with an actual narrative and a cast of characters who think outside the box, care about...
  • 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...
  • Coke: No 'magic bullet' for America's obesity epidemic

     Coke: No 'magic bullet' for America's obesity epidemic
    We agree with The Sun's editors that obesity is one of the country's most serious health issues ("A new kind of cola war," Oct. 22). However, targeting soda alone, absent a focus on actions and efforts to achieve healthier diets and lifestyles, will not...
  • Central California dairy milks a wedding trend

    Central California dairy milks a wedding trend
    STEVINSON, Calif. —  A leggy bridesmaid smoothed her Grecian-pleated dress and stuffed lipstick and two cigars into her cowboy boots.  Over by the horses, the best man slipped a flask out of his vest and offered a mare a sip. The preacher was...
  • Starbucks aims to squeeze more out of fresh juice craze

    Starbucks aims to squeeze more out of fresh juice craze
    In Southern California's outer orbit, a dusty highway drive away from the L.A.'s health-obsessed celebrities and hipsters, a massive $70-million factory is preparing to churn out 140,000 gallons of premium juice a week. The 264,000-square-foot Rancho...
  • Wine PressTown Point Wine Competition awards announced

      During Virginia Wine Month, the 22nd Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Competition was held Oct. 11 at  the Town Point Club in downtown Norfolk . Though this competition is not connected with the Town Point Wine Festival, which will be held Saturday,...
  • Got diet milk?

    Got diet milk?
    In the face of troubling childhood obesity rates and what it sees as low milk consumption rates, the dairy industry says it has a solution: Offer kids flavored milk that uses low-calorie artificial sweeteners. The only problem, industry...
  • Say yes to Michigan wine country

    Say yes to Michigan wine country
    Folk often tell me, at this time of year, that they're taking a trip to Napa Valley to "really learn about wine." That's like saying that someone needs to go to Rome to really learn how to be Catholic, or to St. Andrews to get the game of golf. People!...
  • 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...
  • Argentina mixes olives and wine, keeps travelers happy

    Argentina mixes olives and wine, keeps travelers happy
    MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay. It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...