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  • This photo shows orange wine, a Salinia Wine Company 2012 Sonoma County Chalk Hill Pinot Gris, in New York

    The vineyards of NY's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine.

  • BURDETT, N.Y.— The sloping vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and chardonnays also are offering a splash of orange wine. A lot of tea flavors, too, come through, "winemaker Vinny Aliperti said, taking a break from harvest duties at Atwater Estate Vineyards on Seneca Lake. The practice dates back thousands of years,...

  • SAN CARLOS, Colombia, Oct 19- Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans. Colombia's five-decade civil war, the longest in the Americas, displaced millions and disrupted farming for decades in areas that produce coffee for the...

  • SAN CARLOS, Colombia, Oct 19- Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans. Colombia's five-decade civil war, the longest in the Americas, displaced millions and disrupted farming for decades in areas that produce coffee for the...

  • SONOMA, Calif.— Outside one of the first shops to reopen for business on an empty central square in California wine country, clerk Rhiannon Lorenzini swept the sidewalks as the sky cleared of ash more than a week after the state's deadliest group of wildfires ignited. In a wine region that normally draws more annual visitors than Disney World, Lorenzini waved to...

  • Oct 17- Wineries damaged by wildfires tearing through Northern California are starting insurance claims, and at least some of the smaller vintners are likely to find limits in their policies mean payouts fall short of rebuilding costs. Gaps in coverage and a spike in rebuilding costs, typical after disaster, may come as a shock to many small wineries, favorites...

  • SANTA ROSA, Calif.— At the Russian River Brewing Co. in Santa Rosa's downtown, life goes on amid the smoky haze. Maker of the popular Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger beers, the brewery closed for just one day after wildfires ripped through the city's northern edge, part of a series of wind-whipped blazes north of San Francisco that quickly became the deadliest...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Oct 13- Klippies and coke. These are the orders ringing out in bars across South Africa as thrifty consumers switch from imported, big-brand whisky to various types of locally produced brandy to quench their thirst. Pernod Ricard sells more Jameson in South Africa than anywhere else apart from the United States.

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 12- China has a new richest man, according to the annual Hurun rich list of the country's top movers and shakers. The Hurun Report, established in 1999, is the leading China- based organization ranking the wealth of the country's rich and famous, and its list gives a temperature check on the winners and losers in China. Growth in China stabilised this...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 12- China has a new richest man, according to the annual Hurun rich list of the country's top movers and shakers. The Hurun Report, established in 1999, is the leading China- based organization ranking the wealth of the country's rich and famous, and its list gives a temperature check on the winners and losers in China. Growth in China stabilised this...

  • SONOMA, Calif., Oct 11- Vintner Mike Sullivan is hard at work processing a new harvest despite fires raging in the northern California wine country around him. Awoken by the smell of smoke at 1 a.m. on Monday, the co-owner of Benovia Winery was stunned by what he saw speeding up the ridge beyond his driveway. At Benovia, a Russian River Valley winery northwest of Santa...

  • Burned wine barrels are seen at a destroyed Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa in California on October 10, 2017.

    Smoke may severely damage the taste of the unburned grapes, giving some the "taste of an ashtray."

  • Oct 10- Wine connoisseurs may find some of northern California's 2017 vintage to be a bit smokier than usual on the palate. A spate of deadly wind-driven fires hit the world famous wine-producing regions in Napa, Sonoma and adjacent counties on Sunday night, near the end of the grape harvest, though 10 percent to a third of the crop remains on the vines, according to...

  • NAPA, Calif.— Metal racks sagging with dozens of blackened bottles were among the smoldering remains of a Napa Valley winery destroyed by wildfires that raced through a region famous for its fine food and drink. Some wine barrels were intact, as well as a swimming pool and chairs, but otherwise, the Signorello Estate winery structure was gone.

  • Oct 10- Wine connoisseurs may find some of northern California's 2017 vintage to be a bit smokier than usual on the palate. A spate of deadly wind-driven fires hit the world famous wine-producing regions in Napa, Sonoma and adjacent counties on Sunday night, near the end of the grape harvest, though 10 percent to a third of the crop remains on the vines, according to...

  • Oct 10- Wine connoisseurs may find some of northern California's 2017 vintage to be a bit smokier than usual on the palate. A spate of deadly wind-driven fires hit the world famous wine-producing regions in Napa, Sonoma and adjacent counties on Sunday night, near the end of the grape harvest, though 10 percent to a third of the crop remains on the vines, according to...

  • NAPA, Calif.— Workers in Northern California's renowned wine country picked through charred debris and plotted what to do with pricey grapes after wildfires swept through lush vineyards, destroying at least two wineries and damaging many others. The wind-driven wildfires came as Napa and Sonoma counties were finishing highly anticipated harvests of wine...

  • Cramer Exec Cut: An activist’s view on the cure to complacency

    Jim Cramer sat down with top executives – and an activist investor – to discuss how innovation and technology are transforming business.

  • Cramer's lightning round: Here's why Monster Beverage is a hold, not a sell

    Jim Cramer rattles off his take on callers' favorite stocks, including an energy beverage play.

  • CNBC Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer rattles off his take on callers' favorite stocks, including an energy beverage play.