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Beverage Industry

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  • Arizona uncorking its own wine country

     Arizona uncorking its own wine country
    SONOITA, Ariz. — Images of emerald grape leaves waving in the summer breeze usually don't fill the pages of Arizona tourism brochures and magazines. Still, they're becoming a more common sight as Arizona's young wine industry grows. That's...
  • Farmers in a cold sweat over potential damage to crops and livestock

    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...
  • 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...
  • Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements

    Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements
    Superstar athletes Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Serena Williams led their colleagues with endorsements of food and beverages that are calorie-dense and unhealthful – sending mixed messages about diet and health, researchers said. Of 512 brands...
  • Saving the orange tree

    Saving the orange tree
    Americans might soon need to get used to apple or grape juice as their breakfast drink of choice — unless, that is, they're willing to pay exorbitant prices for orange juice. Or maybe scientists, plant breeders and farmers will manage to save the...
  • New Zealand tainted-milk scare sends shock waves through China

    New Zealand tainted-milk scare sends shock waves through China
    BEIJING -- Revelations by a New Zealand dairy company that its exports could contain toxic bacteria have sent shock waves across Asia -- perhaps nowhere more so than in China, where officials announced a recall of potentially tainted powdered milk over...
  • 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...
  • Carmakers quibble over the obvious: Hands-free is not risk-free

    Carmakers quibble over the obvious: Hands-free is not risk-free
    It's always amazing that we need academic studies to state the obvious, such as the one in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology a few years ago finding that people are happier during weekends. No less amazing, though, is the knee-jerk...