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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • One California -- or two?

    Are the recent raves about a new California renaissance true? Rolling Stone magazine just gushed that California Gov. Jerry Brown has brought the state back from the brink of "double-digit unemployment, a $26 billion deficit and an accumulated 'wall of...
  • Wine PressAustralia, a rising star in the New World of wine

    Although I have never been to Australia, the country’s wines and culture have fascinated me for some time. Recently I moderated a Australian wine dinner at the Town Point Club in Norfolk. In preparation for the evening, I did a lot of reading...
  • Wine PressThe Wine World Is Changing

    I have been involved with the wine industry for more than 25 years and I have seen and enjoyed a number of significant changes in the wine world. There is no question that the quality and availability of today’s wines has grown dramatically. Of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...