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  • American Canyon police arrested 31-year-old Vacaville resident Jose Pina on suspicion of stealing 350 cases of wine worth $400,000.
  • American Canyon police have arrested a warehouse employee on suspicion of stealing 350 cases of wine worth $400,000.
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vacaville, crime, wine industry, north bay news
  • City of Healdsburg Water Reclamation Facility sign
  • Healdsburg's city council approved a plan to use treated sewage water for farms and vineyards. But not everyone likes that idea.
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drought, wine industry, water, rain, agriculture, healdsburg, sonoma county, north bay news
  • Vineyard in Healdsburg
  • Healdsburg's city council approved a plan to use treated sewage water for farms and vineyards. But not everyone likes that idea.
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drought, wine industry, water, rain, agriculture, healdsburg, sonoma county, news
  • Dry vineyard in Northern California
  • California's drought is threatening a major industry in the state -- one that's particularly important to the Bay Area.
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napa county, wine industry, rain, drought, north bay news, lyanne melendez
  • Dry vineyard in Northern California
  • Grape growers in California are facing serious challenges and are taking big steps already to avoid a disastrous year.
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napa county, wine industry, rain, drought, news
  • Wine grapes.
  • Napa Valley wine-makers held a news conference to talk about the affect the drought is having on their crops.
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napa county, wine industry, drought, rain, north bay news
  • Napa Valley vineyard
  • As each day goes by without any sign of significant rain, the what-if's have begun to weigh on Napa Valley winegrowers.
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napa county, wine industry, rain, drought, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Napa Valley vineyard
  • As each day goes by without any sign of significant rain, the what-ifs have begun to weigh on Napa Valley winegrowers.
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napa county, wine industry, rain, drought, accuweather
  • A woman drinking a glass of red wine.
  • A new study finds that people are overly generous in their wine-pouring.
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study, wine industry, watercooler
  • Ghirardelli chocolates
  • Thousands are expected to attend the 18th annual Chocolate Festival at San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square this weekend.
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tourism, food, wine industry, alcohol, san francisco news
  • NakedWines.com glass
  • Like so many other entrepreneurs, indie winemakers in the Bay Area are turning to crowdfunding to get off the ground.
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sonoma county, wine industry, alcohol, internet, websites, technology, jonathan bloom
  • NakedWines.com glass
  • Like so many other entrepreneurs, indie winemakers in the Bay Area are turning to crowdfunding to get off the ground.
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sonoma county, wine industry, alcohol, internet, websites, news
  • The mild and warm spring weather has forced an early grape harvest in the Napa Valley.
  • The mild and warm spring weather has forced an early grape harvest in the Napa Valley.
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wine industry, alcohol, napa, napa county, news
  • The mild and warm spring weather has forced an early grape harvest in the Napa Valley.
  • The mild and warm spring weather has forced an early grape harvest in the Napa Valley.
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wine industry, alcohol, napa, napa county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Napa Valley grape growers say theyre facing one of the earliest harvests ever.
  • Grape growers say they're facing one of the earliest harvests ever.
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wine industry, alcohol, napa, napa county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Retired NBA star Yao Ming has a thriving start-up in the Bay Area -- a small Napa Valley winery.
  • Retired NBA star Yao Ming has a thriving start-up in the Bay Area -- a small Napa Valley winery.
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china, napa, wine industry, celebrity, news
  • Retired NBA star Yao Ming has a thriving start-up in the Bay Area -- a small Napa Valley winery.
  • Retired NBA star Yao Ming has a thriving start-up in the Bay Area -- a small Napa Valley winery.
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china, napa, wine industry, celebrity, north bay news, vic lee
  • A couple of winemakers trying to make it in a traditional industry are finding success with a most untraditional marketing campaign.
  • A couple of winemakers trying to make it in a traditional industry are finding success with a most untraditional marketing campaign.
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wine industry, napa, napa county, assignment 7, wayne freedman
  • A couple of winemakers trying to make it in a traditional industry are finding success with a most untraditional marketing campaign.
  • A couple of winemakers are finding success with a most untraditional marketing campaign.
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wine industry, napa, napa county, news
  • France auctions of presidents wine
  • The government of France is taking an interesting, albeit small, step toward bringing down the country's debt.
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france, wine industry, national/world
  • Napa wine reps will accompany Gov. Brown on China trip
  • Napa wine representatives will be accompanying Gov. Jerry Brown on this first trade trip to China.
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jerry brown, china, wine industry, sonoma county, sonoma, napa, napa county, business
  • Napa wine reps will accompany Gov. Brown on China trip
  • Napa wine representatives will be accompanying Gov. Jerry Brown on this first trade trip to China.
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jerry brown, china, napa, napa county, sonoma county, sonoma, wine industry, business
  • Napa wine growers ready to pull cork on new season
  • After last year's record crush, there's excitement about what this growing season will bring.
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napa county, wine industry, north bay news, laura anthony
  • Napa wine growers ready to pull cork on new season
  • After last year's record crush, there's excitement about what this growing season will bring.
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napa county, wine industry, news
  • Zibibbo restaurant in Palo Alto
  • People dining out at Zibibbo unknowingly accepted a rare vintage Italian wine and were shocked when the bill was over $400.
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palo alto, redwood city, wine industry, consumer news
  • Wineries find success exporting California wines to Asia
  • What does a retired NBA star have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? They have both Napa wineries.
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china, napa, wine industry, news
  • Little more rain welcome in Sonoma County
  • We're not in drought conditions yet, but what began with lots of rain early in the season certainly tapped out.
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rain, snow, sierra, water, drought, sonoma county, wine industry, accuweather, wayne freedman
  • Zibibbo restaurant in Palo Alto
  • People dining out at Zibibbo unknowingly accepted a rare vintage Italian wine and were shocked when the bill was over $400.
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palo alto, redwood city, wine industry, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Wineries find success exporting California wines to Asia
  • What does a retired NBA star have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? They have both started wineries in Napa.
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china, napa, wine industry, north bay news, vic lee
  • A worker stacks cases of Charles Shaw wine
  • The price of the popular "Two Buck Chuck" wine is no longer only two bucks. Trader Joe's is raising the price from $1.99 to $2.49.
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wine industry, business
  • Odd labels help sell Napa wine
  • For many, picking what wine to drink doesn't always hinge on what's inside the bottle, but what's on the label.
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wine industry, napa, napa county, news
  • Odd labels help sell Napa wine
  • For many, picking what wine to drink doesn't always hinge on what's inside the bottle, but what's on the label.
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wine industry, napa, napa county, assignment 7, wayne freedman
  • Salmon in Sonoma County
  • In Sonoma County, salmon are drawing all the attention thanks to a record number of fish returning to local rivers and streams.
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sonoma county, food, animal, wine industry, news
  • Salmon in Sonoma County
  • In Sonoma County, salmon are drawing all the attention thanks to a record number of fish returning to local rivers and streams.
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sonoma county, food, animal, wine industry, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Napa Valley vintners prepared for powerful rains
  • The powerful rain that hit the wine country recently could have caused extensive crop damage but grape growers were prepared.
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napa, rain, wine industry, north bay news, don sanchez
  • Napa Valley vintners prepared for powerful rains
  • The powerful rain that hit the wine country recently could have caused extensive crop damage but grape growers were prepared.
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napa, rain, wine industry, news
  • Mike Grgich stunned the wine world in the 1970s, when his Napa Valley chardonnay beat French wines in a blind tasting.
  • Mike Grgich stunned the wine world in the 1970s, when his Napa Valley chardonnay beat French wines in a blind tasting.
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wine industry, napa county, north bay news, don sanchez
  • Mike Grgich stunned the wine world in the 1970s, when his Napa Valley chardonnay beat French wines in a blind tasting.
  • Mike Grgich stunned the wine world in the 1970s, when his Napa Valley chardonnay beat French wines in a blind tasting.
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wine industry, napa county, news
  • Napa Valley wine
  • Napa Valley grape growers say they've had a great growing season for the vineyards due to the warm weather.
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napa, wine industry, news
  • Napa Valley wine
  • Napa Valley grape growers say they've had a great growing season for the vineyards due to the warm weather.
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napa, wine industry, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Tens of thousands of people are expected in Millbrae again today for the Bay Area's biggest Labor Day weekend event.
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millbrae, art, wine industry, labor day, peninsula news
  • Over 1,000 pounds of zinfandel grapes bound for Rosenblum Cellars were stolen in the middle of the night from an Oakley vineyard.
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oakley, crime, wine industry, east bay news
  • The project involves relocating a rail bridge for the Wine Train tourist attraction as part of construction to stop serious winter flooding.
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california watch, john mccain, wine industry, napa, north bay news
  • Right now is a critical time of year for the grapes that will be picked, crushed and bottled into fine Napa Valley wines.
  • Right now is a critical time of year for the grapes that will be picked, crushed and bottled into fine Napa Valley wines.
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wine industry, napa, north bay news, jonathan bloom
  • Right now is a critical time of year for the grapes that will be picked, crushed and bottled into fine Napa Valley wines.
  • It's a critical time of year for the grapes that will be picked, crushed and bottled into fine Napa Valley wines.
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wine industry, napa, news
  • Wine Country happy to see rain
  • Wine growers were happy to see their vineyards soaking up the much-needed rain.
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napa, napa county, sonoma county, rain, wine industry, accuweather
  • wine glasses
  • A county known more for its waves than its wines is on its way to becoming the state's next wine region.
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monterey, monterey bay, monterey county, wine industry, assignment 7, karina rusk
  • wine glasses
  • A county known more for its waves than its wines is on its way to becoming the state's next wine region.
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monterey county, monterey, monterey bay, wine industry, news
  • A free trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea could mean improved wine sales for the Napa Valley.
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wine industry, south korea, economy, napa, assignment 7, cheryl jennings
  • Construction of a 600 megawatt power plant in Hayward is finally under way after 10 years of wrangling and red tape.
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wine industry, south korea, economy, napa, news