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California State Fair honors “Best of Show” in wine, beer, cheese and olive oil

  For more than 160 years, the California State Fair has showcased the best of the Golden State. This year’s competition welcomed an impressive range of wine, cheese, beer and olive oil entries, and the “Best of Show” honors were … Continue reading

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State Fair Wine Competition a welcome sign of fair season

  As we look forward to the start of another State Fair season in California (July 12-28), an annual hallmark of preparation has already passed – the State Fair Wine Competition. Each year, wine experts from around the state gather … Continue reading

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Welcoming Winemakers and Grape Growers to Sacramento

A drive past a vineyard at this time of year, with the grape vines bare and dormant, might make the casual observer think all is quiet for the winter.  For growers, winemakers, researchers and other in the know, though, those … Continue reading

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Research is the Key: Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium

I had the pleasure this week of welcoming a gathering of research scientists, grape growers, winemakers and officials to Sacramento for the 2011 Pierce’s Disease Research Symposium.  This event gives researchers from California universities and their colleagues from across the … Continue reading

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