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PUNCH | Beyond Carbonic: A New Era for Beaujolais

PUNCH | Beyond Carbonic: A New Era for Beaujolais | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The general manager of the movie theater where I worked as a teenager loved XTC, particularly the album Skylarking. A year of sweeping up popcorn and teari

 

 
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Release of the Ladybugs - A Form of Integrated Pest Management

Release of the Ladybugs - A Form of Integrated Pest Management | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
We released over 210,000 ladybugs onto select vines on our Purisima Mountain Vineyard. Find out why here.
 
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Craft Sake Is the Latest Trend That's Brewing in US

Craft Sake Is the Latest Trend That's Brewing in US | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now Japanese sake aficionados are hoping to transform the so-called

 

 
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B.C. wine industry at a tipping point

B.C. wine industry at a tipping point | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
This summer will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the most thrilling times in B.C. wine.
 
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Anthony Gismondi: Modernization needed now

Anthony Gismondi: Modernization needed now | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Canadian industry must lead pack on production, regulation change.
 
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How Tesla's Commercial Batteries Have Changed The Future...For Winemakers?

How Tesla's Commercial Batteries Have Changed The Future...For Winemakers? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Tesla won't deliver batteries until late this summer, but Jackson Family Wines is already using them to slash its peak-demand energy use.
 
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This Mesmerizing Video Shows the Sake-Making Process From Start to Finish

Sake is a beautiful thing.
 
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Veuve Leads Champagne Charge in the US | Wine News & Features

Veuve Leads Champagne Charge in the US | Wine News & Features | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Veuve Leads Champagne Charge in the US. The US is back in celebratory mood as Champagne sales show healthy growth. Read wine news & features.
 
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Biodynamic Wine Dives into the Mainstream | Wine News & Features

Biodynamic Wine Dives into the Mainstream | Wine News & Features | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Biodynamic Wine Dives into the Mainstream. The sale of the Benziger brand to the makers of Franzia could give impetus to biodynamic wines.
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DiscoverVin's curator insight, June 21, 2015 10:06 AM

I think this is spot on organic and biodynamic wines are ready for prime-time 

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B.C. Wine Group Wants Bold Changes For the Future

B.C. Wine Group Wants Bold Changes For the Future | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Grape growers, liquor industry reps and wine industry stake holders met recently to discuss longstanding issues affecting the growth of the BC wine in.

 

 
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10 Ways to Tell if Your Sommelier Really Knows Wine

How to know if your sommelier is the JAY Z of wine.

 

 
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B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan condemns rising beer prices

B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan condemns rising beer prices | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
It came a day after Attorney General Suzanne Anton portrayed herself as a friend of craft brewers at an event in East Vancouver.
 
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The Value of a Wine Education - Wine Industry Advisor

The Value of a Wine Education - Wine Industry Advisor | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
By Elizabeth Hans McCrone “Wine education won’t necessarily sell wine, but it gives you a reference to sell wine.” So says Rick Toyota, the Director of Hospitality and Sales at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, California. Toyota is discussing the relatively recent emergence of degree and certificate programs offered to prepare people for a …

 

 
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Brazil Is Crushing Wine And Tech

Brazil Is Crushing Wine And Tech | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
In the past 20 months, the number of Vivino users in Brazil has increased by an astounding 730%.
 
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Is it time to check out the Alsace alternative?

Is it time to check out the Alsace alternative? | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Aromatic, crisp, fruity and stylish, are all descriptions that can be applied to wines made from Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay and also to those from Alsace. This is a rather forgotten region that is the source of lovely wines in the north east of France and often thought of as only the home of Gewurztraminers.
 
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Cashmere_Apron's curator insight, July 8, 2015 10:10 AM

Let's not neglect the Alsace!

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Terroir: how fungi, yeasts and bacteria affect the taste of your wine

Terroir: how fungi, yeasts and bacteria affect the taste of your wine | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
I have two bottles of wine in front of me. Both are chardonnay from the Yarra Valley 2013 vintage, and made in exactly the same way in the same winery, Oakridge. But they don’t taste the same. One is subtle and subdued; the other is fragrant and tangy.
 
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David Swaddle's curator insight, July 5, 2015 9:32 PM

A nice article considering what really makes terroir. Made all the more poignant to me as I just got back from Yarra last night.

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Nova Scotia wine industry says import changes will help in future

Nova Scotia wine industry says import changes will help in future | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Members of Nova Scotia's wine industry say changes to the province's wine import laws won't make a huge difference in sales now, but they could help get more exposure for Canadian wines in the future.
 
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Think you know Pinot Grigio? - Decanter

Think you know Pinot Grigio? - Decanter | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Drink again. As Stephen Brook found on a recent trip to Friuli, there is a nucleus of winemakers crafting Pinot Grigios on the slopes of Friuli with more poise and persistence than its bland alter-ego ever had
 
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For B.C. grape growers, it’s the summer of Noir

For B.C. grape growers, it’s the summer of Noir | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Okanagan vintners make Pinot Noir among top three most planted grapes in B.C.
 
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New wine region near Kamloops has room for growth

New wine region near Kamloops has room for growth | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
The Kamloops Wine Trail won’t make oenophiles forget about Napa Valley or even the Okanagan Valley. The newly branded 60-km route that meanders along the North and South Thompson Rivers connects just four wineries but thanks to global warming, proponents expect the fledgling wine region to attract many more vineyards in the near future.
 
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B.C. Eyes New Wine Appellation Rules

B.C. Eyes New Wine Appellation Rules | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
 
As chair of the B.C. Wine Appellation Task Group, Ezra Cipes, CEO of Summerhill Pyramid Winery, is leading a team to evaluate the appellation system in British Columbia.

Kelowna, B.C.—One short year after processing the province’s first sub-appellation proposal, the British Columbia Wine Authority faces an industry-led movement to overhaul its system of geographical indications (GIs).
 
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Taxpayers should get a refund on $200,000 liquor reform report | BC NDP Caucus

Taxpayers should get a refund on $200,000 liquor reform report | BC NDP Caucus | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
VICTORIA – Attorney General Suzanne Anton should ask for a refund of the nearly $200,000 she spent on a report into liquor reforms that led to disastrous results for small businesses and beer drinkers, say New Democrats. “B.C. Liberal liquor …Learn More
 
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LCBO sees $5B in net sales in 2014-15, large growth in local cider, beer - Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News

LCBO sees $5B in net sales in 2014-15, large growth in local cider, beer - Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
TORONTO - Ontarians bought more booze in the previous fiscal year than ever before, with sales at the Liquor Control Board of Ontario topping $5 billion fo
 
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Amazing Italian Street Art Portraits That Interact With the Road Beside Them

Amazing Italian Street Art Portraits That Interact With the Road Beside Them | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Italian street artist Caiffa Cosimo, who also goes by the name Cheone, has painted a fantastic series of street art portraits that appear to be interacting with the roads beside them. Depicting suc...
 
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Australia To Canada: Give Us More Wine Access

Australia To Canada: Give Us More Wine Access | In The Glass Wine and Spirits News | Scoop.it
Australia is pushing for greater market access for its wine in Canada as part of the ongoing negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership.

 

 
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