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2011-02-09 07:00:00

Climate experts warned industry leaders at a conference on Tuesday that global warming is putting a huge strain on Bordeaux’s wine grapes in France.

2011-01-18 14:17:44

Harvesting is an expensive enterprise for Florida's important citrus industry.

2010-12-07 14:05:44

In a few years, a sip of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Pinot Noir may include a taste of the “Show-Me” State.

2010-11-08 12:30:00

WESTFIELD, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 1,150 grape growers delivered this year's Concord and Niagara juice-grape crop to Welch's receiving plants in New York, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Washington State.

2010-11-03 15:37:00

Studies Highlight Concord Grape Juice as Beneficial to Heart Health and Possibly More CONCORD, Mass., Nov.

2010-10-18 10:30:00

CONCORD, Mass. and NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's, the world's leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, today announced it has named Porter Novelli its public relations agency of record.

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2010-10-13 22:12:51

When you think about "wine country," Illinois may not be the first state that comes to mind. But it's actually big business on the prairie. There are 90 wineries licensed in Illinois and 1,500 acres of wine grapes. One acre of wine grapes can bring as much as $8,000 in sales, though more commonly it's $3,000 to $5,000. The largest wineries in Illinois produce 90,000 gallons per year, while many produce 3,000 to 10,000 per year.

2010-10-04 18:25:00

SANTA MARIA, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverbench Vineyard and Winery is green- and they're making it official. "Sustainability takes into account the bigger picture," says Laura Mohseni, General Manager of Riverbench.


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