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A woman whose body was found near a car in New Vineyard last year likely died of blunt force trauma

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence and would like to speak to a lawyer, call 866-834-4357, TTY 1-800-437-1220. This free and confidential service is available 24/7 and can be accessed from anywhere in Maine. The woman whose body was found near her submerged car in New Vineyard last June […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The Edgartown 4th of July Parade and Fireworks are back after a two-year hiatus. The select committee unanimously approved the annual summer rite at its meeting on Monday. Parade Grand Marshal Joe Sollitto came before the Board of Directors to outline the plan for next week. The parade will begin at 5 p.m. Monday with […]

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Suffolk: wineries to visit this summer

Published: 10:00 a.m. June 26, 2022 Suffolk may not be famous for its vineyards, but these five wine producers help put the county on the map. Wine tours are a great way to spend the day or a special occasion. Here are five Suffolk wineries you should visit: 1. Flint Vineyard The vineyard, located in […]

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Denbies Restaurant in Surrey Hills has stunning vineyard views

Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey is one of the largest wineries in England, with 265 acres currently under vines. Located in Dorking, the magnificent site has a production capacity of one million bottles and the first vines were planted on the estate in 1986. The English Vineyard is so pretty that it is often used […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

From the June 22, 1956 edition of the Vineyard Gazette: Anyone familiar with the Upper Vineyard Island area will know of Middle Mark, the ‘house by the roadside’. Few realize that this place was a landmark and more than that for many years. Probably no one knows exactly when the house was built. The original […]

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Aquinnah: Get Ready, Everyone – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Get ready everyone, July starts next week. Last week, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it had selected Aquinnah and Chilmark as one of 12 competitively selected isolated and island communities in the United States to help strengthen energy infrastructure, reduce the risk of breakdowns and improve their energy and economic future. prospects. […]

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BOS Wine Pushes the Boundaries of Michigan’s Wine Scene

In Michigan’s still young but growing wine industry, there’s always room for people who want to try something new, challenge the norm, and push the envelope. Include BOS Wine among these innovators. New to the state’s thriving wine scene, with a tasting room off the beaten path, BOS Wine offers guests something entirely new: a […]

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Explore California’s Santa Ynes Valley

Driving the Pacific Coast Highway from Malibu to Big Sur is the quintessential American road trip, its spectacular ocean views and cliffside turns glamorized by countless movies. Although Santa Barbara has always been a welcome stopover, there was no reason to go inland to the Santa Ynez Valley, a sleepy region of horse ranches and […]

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Martha’s Vineyard shows her pride

The first official Martha’s Vineyard Pride Parade drew Islanders in droves on a hot Blue Ski Saturday in Oak Bluffs. Hundreds of people gathered on the side of the street as the parades began to move through the city. The festivities began at the Island Queen ferry dock on Oak Bluffs Harbour. The parade was […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

From the June 10, 1938 edition of the Gazette: With many summer visitors to the island, the slogan is Open House in New England, and the season is a series of fast and even furious festivities. But among the thousands of visitors, some prefer to isolate themselves, either because they are too well known in […]

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Land Bank mulls campground proposal

On Monday afternoon, the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank board voted in favor of a campground proposal for Southern Woodlands Reserve to the Oak Bluffs Land Bank Advisory Board for comment. After deliberation, the commissioners turned positively to the concept of a seasonal campground located in a section of the Southern Woodlands Reserve off Barnes Road. […]

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Llanerch Vineyard opens new tasting pavilion

Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths officially opened a brand new tasting pavilion at Llanerch Vineyard and saw the grape work unfold at the start of Welsh Wine Week 2022. Now in its third year, Welsh Wine Week celebrates the wonderful wines produced in the vineyards of Wales. The annual event is organized by the Welsh […]

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Climate change leads to labor shortages in vineyards

Like many readers of this article, I suspect I am rethinking my attitudes towards travel. Just as lockdown should have finally ended the executive’s transatlantic leap “for a meeting,” as a wine writer, I’m also more wary of flying, more mindful of my carbon footprint. (The Maldives trip I described a fortnight ago was a […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

After interviews on Tuesday, the Oak Bluffs selection committee offered jobs to two candidates for local inspector and senior assessor. The board voted to appoint Kristina West as lead assessor and Adam Petkus as local inspector. Ms. West was previously a Senior Appraiser at West Tisbury. In her interview, she said that after leaving West […]

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The Dairy Marketing and Branding Services grant application is open!

Vermont Agency for Agriculture, Food and Markets The Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center (NE-DBIC), hosted by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets, announces the availability of funds through the Dairy Marketing and Branding Services Grant Program, which will provide dairy grants to added value established processors and producer associations to access professional marketing […]

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Mayors of the Utah Valley: Start your summer off right at Vineyard Days | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 4 Vineyard Days will feature a selection of interactive rides along with vendors and food trucks. Rides cost $1-2 each. Vineyard residents can pick up their 10 free tickets during business hours at city offices. The rides will be available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 4. For a […]

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Goliad grape field day to highlight the white of the sun on June 10

Field Day Blanc du Soleil will take place on June 10 in Goliad. The event celebrates the release of Blanc du Soleil, a new grape variety for hot and humid climates. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event will begin at 8 a.m. at Christopher Family Vineyard, 5300 Old Goliad Road. The event will end […]

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5 Vineyards Every Wine Lover Must Visit in India

First published May 25, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. IST On National Wine Day, discover five vineyards in India that are an absolute paradise for all wine lovers. Image: Getty Images Every celebration, whether it’s a birthday, a proposal or a wedding, seems incomplete without a bottle of wine for all wine lovers. In fact, visiting […]

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The contemporary Cera Stribley winery in the Yarra Valley

Cera Stribley’s contemporary winery opens up the Yarra Valley Cera Stribley Completes Successful Cellar for St Hubert Winery in Australia’s Yarra Valley The architecture of wine never fails to hold a few contemporary surprises in store, as forward-thinking wineries deploy grand designs to lure buyers into their cellars and project a contemporary image to the […]

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Wine Scene: It’s Time to Come Together Again for Yakima Valley Vineyard Concerts | Explore Yakima

The weather is warming up and people are starting to gather again. It’s the perfect combination for outdoor concerts and exceptional wines. Music has become a major entertainment focus for wineries. Appealing to all five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch at the same time is hard to do, but local wineries are […]

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Quails’ Gate Winery buys Stoneboat Vineyards site from Oliver – Keremeos Review

Vineyard at Oliver. (Quails’ Gate Vineyard) Quails’ Gate Winery buys Stoneboat Vineyards site from Oliver West Kelowna Vineyard has taken over the 30-acre site on the Black Sage Bench A West Kelowna winery that has been at the heart of the community since 1956 is now […]

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Meet the Weilands – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

The Weilands live on a dirt road in Oak Bluffs, a road you’ll miss if you’re not careful, so they literally live off the beaten path. Mom and dad, Jennifer and Brian, have been on the island since the mid-1990s, after Brian slipped into a full-time music teaching job at Oak Bluffs School. “I used […]

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The Vineyard Theater hosts its annual gala on May 16

Benefits and Galas The Vineyard Theater hosts its annual gala on May 16 Mandy Gonzalez, Judy Kuhn, Anika Noni Rose and more are the performers announced. Co-hosted by 2022 Tony nominee Deirdre O’Connell and Billy Crudup, the Vineyard Theater’s annual gala takes place May 16 at the Daryl Roth Theater in honor of board member […]

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Lodi-Area vineyards still feeling impact of ‘devastating’ April frost – CBS Sacramento

LODI (CBS13) – Grape growers in the Lodi region were left in the cold after a hard frost a month ago. Stuart Spencer is the executive director of the Lodi Wine Grape Commission. He is also a farmer. READ MORE: Assemblyman Kiley joins Roseville restaurant owner Matthew Oliver who is facing pandemic protocol sentence “Well, […]

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“Fueled a movement” – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Vineyard Haven resident Ben Robinson, Lead Introducer for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Climate Action Task Force (CATF), was recognized by the Clinton Foundation in conjunction with Island Innovation for his efforts in planning and climate change resilience adaptation. Robinson is an elected member of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission and a member of the Tisbury Planning […]

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How the weather affects viticulture

TROUTVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Across the region, the wine grape growing season has begun and experts say the grapes are so delicate the weather could have a big impact on them. “Virginia is a very tough state to grow fruit in, the vines like it dry, and we have very short, hot, humid summers,” said […]

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Real Estate Confidential: So you want to invest in real estate

Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chat about new listings, sales, or other inside information about the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, hosted by Fred Roven, Owner/Broker of Martha’s Vineyard Buyers’ Agents. He appears every other Friday in La Minute. Investment properties on Martha’s Vineyard come in all shapes and sizes. I would normally recommend […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The hard-fought multimillion-dollar project to renovate the athletic fields at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School was thrown into limbo on Wednesday night after the Oak Bluffs planning board denied a special permit for the plan in a split vote. Only four members of the five-member council were eligible to vote; four votes were needed for […]

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British Columbia researcher discovers new fungi to fight diseases threatening vineyards and orchards

Jinx Pollard-Flemish in the lab doing what he does best: science. Image Credit: SUBMITTED Talk about a funny guy – Dawson Creek-born Jinx Pollard-Flemish discovered two species of fungi in her master’s thesis that are found to be highly effective against vine trunk disease, a major threat to orchards and the province’s […]

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Enjoy a getaway with friends in the Walla Walla Valley |

After social distancing for so long, it’s time to go the distance to get social again with a getaway with friends in Walla Walla. The city offers a wide variety of things to do – and great places to eat and drink – to get together and reconnect with old friends. Sleep • Places to […]

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Puppy’s former owner charged with animal cruelty

Shane Tank of Vineyard Haven, who is accused of throwing a puppy so hard at a desk it broke the little dog’s bones, was arraigned in Edgartown District Court on Friday where he pleaded no guilty of an animal cruelty charge. Tank, whose name had previously been withheld by the police at the request of […]

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Markko Vineyard organizes 2 vertical wine tastings

CLEVELAND, Ohio – As part of celebrating Founders Week, Markko Vineyard will host a vintage tasting event on Saturday, April 30. The winery, founded in 1968, will host two small-group vertical tastings led by Markko Vineyard winemaker Lauren Fiala in the wine cellar. Tastings take place at 1 p.m. (Chardonnay) and 3 p.m. (Cabernet Sauvignon). […]

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Sonoma’s Kosta Browne Tackles Burgundy by Dropping Five 2020 Bottles – Robb Report

In Burgundy, a region where famed vineyards are pruned into dizzying arrays of micro-parcels, estates and brands, and where the best Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays are edging closer to unicorn territory, a new producer is no small feat. affair. The most recent of all, however, is a rather explosive headline (as they say in the […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

At the table: city officials begin discussions on the high school formula More than a dozen officials from the six Island towns, along with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew D’Andrea, met at the regional high school on Wednesday to begin crafting an inter-municipal cost-sharing agreement to rebuild or replace the aging school. With tens of […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted unanimously late last week to authorize a plan by Big Sky Tents to expand an existing storage building and consolidate its operations. Owned by Jim Eddy, Big Sky plans to move from a storage space at 15 East Line Road to a building it currently owns at 26 East Line […]

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Lights, Camera, Action – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Richard Paradise, founder and executive director of Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, is planning three tantalizing festivals over the next few months. For Paradise, festivals are special – a film, plus an experience. Here you have the chance to interact and listen to filmmakers, experts or the subjects of the film themselves. It is possible to […]

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Why doesn’t Swiss wine come from Switzerland?

The phrase most heard by visitors to the Swiss canton of Valais is “I didn’t know there were so many vineyards”. Swiss wine is something of an enigma. Few Europeans are aware of the scale of viticulture in the Alpine nation’s most important wine region, and why would they be? After all, finding a bottle […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

A pleasant group of voters filled the gymnasium at West Tisbury School for their annual town hall meeting on Tuesday night, passing all but one of the 51 items on the mandate, including an overwhelming majority in favor of Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank and a regulation on the size of residential buildings. The housing bank […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

Martha’s Vineyard’s political season kicks off tonight with four annual town meetings on the island’s version of Super Tuesday, marking a return to a schedule that has been disrupted by the pandemic for two straight years. Voters will congregate in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. in Edgartown (Old […]

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Woodbridge vineyard known for its wine, appreciated for its “family” atmosphere

WOODBRIDGE – Guests say the wine at Savino Vineyards is favoloso, but equally delicious is the welcoming atmosphere that makes them feel like family. It’s exactly what 83-year-old Gennaro “Jerry” Savino had hoped he would be when he realized his later life dream of making wine like his family did in Italy. He planted the […]

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The film “Sakonnet Vineyards: a Farm-Founding Story” will premiere on YouTube on April 13

The founding of the popular Sakonnet vineyards will be told, by its founders, in “Sakonnet Vineyards: a Farm-Founding Story”. The film will premiere on the Little Compton Historical Society YouTube channel on Wednesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. According to the Little Compton Historical Society, the film was created in partnership between Clarkshire Media and […]

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Keeping Vineyards Free of Botrytis Problems

Winegrowers are regularly confronted with botrytis problems in their vineyards every year. Although the disease is more prevalent in cooler growing regions, it can be a problem for any grower given the right environmental conditions. Katie Driver, technical services manager for Northern California for UPL, said growers keep several factors in mind when considering the […]

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Women + Wine: Spring in the vineyards

Willful Wines in Willamette, Oregon Spring has arrived! In wine regions, spring means new wine is on the horizon. It is perhaps the most important season of the year for the life cycle of the vineyard, it is the birth of a new vintage. One of the best parts of our job is meeting the […]

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A Pennsylvania winemaker approaches 2022 with the usual goal: staying true to their roots

Among the more interesting Pennsylvania wineries to visit for those who prefer their premium dry wine is Va La Vineyards in Avondale, Chester County. It remains one of the most nationally well-known of the state’s roughly 400 wineries, located in mushroom country along Highway 41, a few miles north of the Delaware line. Va La […]

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Wildfire threatens homes and vineyard in Floyd County

A fire threatens houses and a vineyard The owners feared the flames were heading towards their home, barn and storage building with 8,000 gallons of wine. FLOYD COUNTY, Ga. – A forest fire consumed acres of land in Rome on Wednesday night. The fire occurred within 100 yards of Newby Farm & Vineyard. The owners […]

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Maxville Winery taps JH Wine Consulting for leadership role

Advertising Jean Hoefliger and his team to take this hidden gem in the Chiles Valley to the next level ST. HELENA, Calif., March 30, 2022—JH Wine Consulting, Inc., led by Jean Hoefliger, has joined Maxville Winery as the new general management team to advise and direct all aspects of the winery’s business, including winemaking, operations, […]

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Is Brenna Marzucco found dead or alive? Missing Update 2022 – Marzucco Real Estate

Is Brenna Marzucco found dead or alive? Missing Update 2022 – Marzucco Real Estate: We cannot imagine the pain of a family whose loved one has disappeared. What the family feels and thinks when they learn of their missing family members is beyond our imagination. One of these families is currently going through this pain. […]

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Richmond columnist reviews Blasted Church wines

A wine recommendation from one of the top three rated wineries in Canada. This estate is ranked second winery in British Columbia and number three in Canada, according to the 2021 WineAlign National Wine Awards! And it’s located in a beautiful location on the eastern shore of Skaha Lake in the central Okanagan. It’s Blasted […]

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Grape Expectations: Grooving with Disco Chicken | waco today

Each wine has a story, even if it is “poultry”. Browsing through the new releases in January, I saw a rosé with one of the best labels I’ve seen in a long time and decided to order one. Once I started researching the vineyard, low and voila, it’s a biodynamic vineyard; a perfect sequel to […]

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Metropolitan Opera’s “Don Carlos” at the Film Center

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD presents the grand opera “Don Carlos” at the MV Film Center during a performance on Saturday, March 26. The five-act event will be the first time the Met has performed “Don Carlos” live. setting. Giuseppe Verdi composed “Don Carlos”, based on the play “Don Carlos, Infant of Spain” by […]

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The SLO Coast Wine Classic 2022 is on track for April 2 | Kathy Marcks Hardesty | Columnists

Sometimes it seems there is no end to last minute cancellations of major wine events that we wine lovers always love to attend. This year, even the Santa Barbara Vintners Association canceled the 2022 Spring Wine Tasting Festival. But all is not lost this spring, thank goodness. The SLO Coast Wine Classic will take place […]

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For the first time in India, own your managed vineyard in Bengaluru. Agrocorp makes it a “Reality” in collaboration with Grover Zampa

Bangalore March 15: Owning a vineyard is a luxury that many do not have the opportunity to enjoy. Until now. For the first time in India, it is now possible to own a managed vineyard. This innovative land investment opportunity is being developed and nurtured by futuristic real estate company Agrocorp Landbase Private Limited, based […]

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Lone Buffalo and Millertown Sheep

The melody of teenagers 03/13/2022The melody of teenagers 03/13/2022 2 hours ago Happy 100th, Alma Wilson!!!Big Al is honored to be part of this 100th anniversary celebration! 2 hours ago Nature exploration for kidsKids at this event learn all about nature in Auburn. 2 hours ago Lady of the Plants, 10 a.m. 13/03/2022Lady of the […]

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Sacramento CHP reports teen injured in hit-and-run

A 14-year-old boy was seriously injured on Friday after a vehicle hit him near a park trail in a reported hit-and-run just west of Elk Grove Florin Road in the Vineyard neighborhood , authorities said. The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District confirmed the collision was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. and the injured boy was hospitalized […]

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In wine country, forest bathing could be the key to terroir

If you’ve ever wondered how terroir impacts what you taste in your glass, shinrin yoku can offer some understanding. More commonly known in the United States as forest baths, these meditative, guided walks date back to the 1980s, when Japanese doctors sent their overworked patients to local forests to reconnect with nature. Studies have found […]

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Lily Belli on food: Santa Cruz coffee shoes, the return of reusable items and the move from downtown Big Basin

…Don’t forget your cup of coffee the next time you visit your favorite cafe: Under a new ordinance, you can get 25 cents off—or be assessed 25 cents if you forget. Starting today, we will once again be able to bring reusable containers and cups to restaurants and cafes in the city of Santa Cruz, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun in Champaign-Urbana

St. Patrick’s Day family celebrations in Champaign-Urbana We’ve compiled a bunch of fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with kids in Champaign-Urbana For what is traditionally a “holiday” marked by green beer and shamrock t-shirts, there just so happen to be family-friendly community events – many of which are free – around St. Patrick’s […]

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Scheid Family Wines Celebrates 50th Anniversary in Monterey County – The King City Rustler

GREENFIELD – Scheid Family Wines celebrates its 50th anniversary with special events throughout the year at its tasting rooms located in Carmel-by-the-Sea and at its winery just off Highway 101 between Greenfield and King City. Based in Monterey County, the family-owned wine company operates more than 3,000 acres of vineyards located along a 70-mile stretch […]

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Some of California’s most exciting new wines come from San Luis Obispo’s coastal vineyards

I keep coming across wines from a particular slice of central California that taste incredibly delicious. The San Luis Obispo Coast, as this area is called, is sandwiched between the best-known wine regions of Paso Robles and Santa Barbara County. But given the terroir conditions and the excitement of the young winemakers here, it looks […]

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The owner proposes a modification for Lampost rentals

After being criticized for renting apartments on Airbnb, the owner of 6 Circuit Ave. in Oak Bluffs, known as the Lampost Building, is seeking modification to allow the majority of units in the building to have unrestricted rental use. In a meeting on Monday with the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s land use planning committee, commissioners offered […]

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First Napa Valley Auction Surpasses $2 Million at Online and In-Person Event | Local News

The 26th annual Napa Valley Vintner Auction raised just over $2 million Saturday in St. Helena. Returning to its traditional February date, after COVID-19 disrupted its 2021 schedule, the auction was a hybrid of an in-person event, combined with online streaming, which allowed bidders from around the world to compete. for 109 batches of unique […]

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Planning Commission OKs wine exploitation permit | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW ULM — The city’s Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a conditional use permit for a winery in the business district. The action came on a motion by Commissioner Mike Furth, seconded by Dave Munson, to recommend with conditions the application by Paul Neyers, on behalf of Doppeleichen Vineyards and FN Properties, […]

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Between vineyards and mountains: 1960s house renovated for contemporary living

A four-sided roof, a sprayed white plaster, a porphyry stone plinth, a corner balcony, regular windows: the subject of the renovation by Messner Architects is a typical South Tyrolean house built in the 1960s. sixty and remained unchanged to this day. The architectural firm was commissioned to update the building to meet the new […]

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Edgartown: Congratulations to Addison McDonough

Greetings and thanks to everyone who sent us their thoughts and well wishes after last week’s article. Pop is doing well, getting stronger every day, and he’s bounced back much better than expected. This generation is cut from a very strong fabric, I would say. Either that or this man is actually a cat with […]

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Fruit from the Sussex vineyard used to make exclusive wine for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Festive bottles of English sparkling wine have been made from fruit from Sussex vineyards to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The special edition bottles of wine have been released by the Royal Collection Trust (a department of the Royal Household) and are made from a blend of hand-picked fruit from vineyards in Sussex and Kent. […]

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Original Beringer Vineyard Property for Sale in Napa Valley

NAPA VALLEY, CA – The Beringer name has deep roots in the Napa Valley wine region, and in a rare occasion, the original winery owned by the Beringer brothers and then Charles and Olga Beringer is up for sale. The Napa Valley Wine Country Historic Site is listed for $3.99 million. Just 3 miles from […]

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Have faith: small but mighty

Well, I drove to Aquinnah for church last Sunday. I turned up for the 10 a.m. service before it started and was warmly welcomed, as always, by the small but mighty congregation there. I wanted to check in with Pastor Sean McMahon to see how things were going. He has been leading Gay Head Community […]

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California New Vineyard Acreage and U.S. Agriculture Set Export Record

California New Vineyard Acreage and U.S. Agriculture Set Export Record From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your agribusiness update. ** California grape growers are expected to plant 15,000 to 18,000 acres of new vineyards this year. That number is about the same as what should be removed from the state’s more than […]

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Wisconsin family winery goes from sheep farm to vineyard

POYNETTE, Wis.—A Wisconsin family has turned their family farm from animals to grapes. About 14 years ago the Rock N Wool Winery was filled with sheep. Now it is filled with thousands of bottles of wine. All thanks to a family who transformed a farm into a vineyard. Bottling wine is one of the many […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association in Oak Bluffs began in 1835 as a small community of like-minded Edgartown men who wanted to create a venue for the religious revivals that were popular at the time. What is known today as the Campground began as a shed and a small pulpit, but grew rapidly as people […]

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The Romance of Champagne – Illustrated Palm Beach

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko via Pexels It is no coincidence that champagne is considered the drink of romance. While the alcohol content is only 12-13% (quite modest in this era of climate change), Champagne has a secret weapon: carbon dioxide. The CO2 picks up the alcohol and delivers it immediately into the bloodstream, without waiting […]

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Sonoma County wine entrepreneur embarks on second act with Marine Layer brand, syrah project

It’s a story repeated on occasion in the Sonoma County wine industry in recent years. A young entrepreneur creates a brand that takes hold in the market, then a bigger company comes calling with a big salary to buy them out and grow the label. After a period under a non-compete agreement, the winemaker begins […]

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How did the only painting sold by Van Gogh during his lifetime end up in Russia?

The red vineyard is among Van Gogh’s most colorful Provençal landscapes, but it is also famous for being the only painting the artist is certain to have sold. He left for 400 francs (then £16) at an exhibition in Brussels in March 1890, four months before his suicide. The image is now in Russia, at […]

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Opolo Vineyards Promotes Jeff Faber to National Sales Manager

Advertising February 2 – Paso Robles, Calif.—Opolo Vineyards announced today that Jeff Faber has been promoted to National Sales Manager, overseeing the winery’s national accounts, distributor relationships and strategic sales initiatives. “Jeff is uniquely positioned to take on this new leadership role at Opolo,” said winery co-owner David Nichols. “He has the history, experience and […]

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Commonwealth Magazine

A CHALLENGING TRIAL Federal approval of the nation’s first industrial-scale offshore wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts raises questions about the haste with which the project was approved and the impact it will have on endangered right whales and the fishing industry. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C., by the […]

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Sperling Vineyards Sparkling Ruby Pét Nat 2020 – Wine Reviews

Allison Markin – 30 January 2022 / 04:00 | History: 358491 Picture: Contributed Wine: Ruby Pét Nat Bio (sparkling), 2020 Vineyard: Sperling, Kelowna why drink it? Why yes, it is a sparkling red wine. Pét Nat, or natural sparkling, the wines come by their bubbles according to the ancestral method, bottling while still fermenting to […]

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Cannabis project next to Pence Vineyards withdrawn | Local News

In a surprise move, the owners of El Dorado Farms on Highway 246 west of Buellton recently pulled their proposed 35-acre cannabis under hoops next to Pence Vineyards & Winery, according to county records. The project had aroused strong opposition from some winegrowers and inhabitants of the region. Blair Pence, who leads the Santa Barbara […]