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  • SHANGHAI, Aug 14- Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing may be running high but Corporate America is finding China to be a reliable source of profit growth this year. Chinese President Xi Jinpings ambitious plan to build a new Silk Road that will improve links between China and dozens of countries in Asia and Europe, and includes many billions of dollars...

  • TEL AVIV, Israel— Israel has been known as the land of milk and honey since Biblical times— but the land of single malt whiskey? One appropriately named distillery is trying to turn Israel into a whiskey powerhouse. However, at the Milk and Honey Distillery, rows of casks proudly stamped "Tel Aviv" hold liters of the stuff.

  • TOKYO/ BRUSSELS, July 6- European farmers on Thursday welcomed a landmark agreement between the EU and Japan on a free trade pact which will remove tariffs on much of their bilateral trade and triple agricultural exports. "We are basically tearing down all customs duties immediately on some cheeses like Gouda and cheddar and on wine and there will also be...

  • TOKYO/ BRUSSELS, July 6- European farmers on Thursday welcomed an agreement between the EU and Japan on a free trade pact which will remove tariffs on much of their bilateral trade, especially for some agricultural goods. Producers and exporters of meat and dairy as well as wines and other specialty foods, categories which are currently highly protected in Japan,...

  • At a closed-door meeting last month, Arizona State University ecologist Leah Gerber presented a plan to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials that would use a mathematical formula to direct government money away from endangered and threatened species she calls "over-funded failures" and toward plants and animals that can more easily be saved.

  • LISBON, May 9- A decade ago, shares in the world's largest cork producer, Corticeira Amorim, didn't look like a great bet. The cork industry has since staged a comeback: Lisbon- listed Amorim's share price has soared almost six-fold and cork exports from Portugal, the world's dominant producer, have just regained their peaks of 15 years ago. Where we are today is a...

  • BORDEAUX, France, May 6- Bordeaux vineyards in southwest France could lose about half of their harvest this year after two nights of frost damaged the crop at the end of April, a wine industry official said on Saturday. Wines from the Cognac, Bergerac, and Lot-et-Garonne regions had also been affected, Bernard Farges, head of the Syndicat des vins Bordeaux et...

  • BORDEAUX, France, May 6- Bordeaux vineyards in southwest France could lose about half of their harvest this year after two nights of frost damaged the crop at the end of April, a wine industry official said on Saturday. Wines from the Cognac, Bergerac, and Lot-et-Garonne regions had also been affected, Bernard Farges, head of the Syndicat des vins Bordeaux et...

  • NEW YORK, May 3- Not all of the world's most notable winemakers are to the manor born, and they are not all from France or Italy. Some took a more circuitous route to the vineyard and now toil anywhere from Napa Valley to New Zealand. Co-founder of Kim Crawford Wines and Loveblock Wines in New Zealand.

  • NEW YORK, May 3- Not all of the world's most notable winemakers are to the manor born, and they are not all from France or Italy. Some took a more circuitous route to the vineyard and now toil anywhere from Napa Valley to New Zealand. Co-founder of Kim Crawford Wines and Loveblock Wines in New Zealand.

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • BORDEAUX, April 27- Sharp spring frosts are damaging production in some of France's most famous winemaking regions, including Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy, posing a threat to growers' incomes. "All areas of the Champagne are hit to very varying degrees," said Thibaut Le Mailloux from the Champagne Committee industry group. France's total wine output fell 10...

  • SYDNEY, April 13- Australia's antitrust regulator said it plans to let two dozen companies in the state of South Australia bargain collectively for electricity purchasing contracts, saying the move would guarantee supply and improve competition. On Thursday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said it had made a draft determination to...

  • BRUSSELS, March 29- Michel Barnier has a dealmaker's flair for gauging what the other side can accept but as Theresa May launches Brexit negotiations some EU officials wonder if Brussels' man can really figure out what she wants. That is a nagging question for European Union leaders who need the veteran French minister and EU commissioner to best the British...

  • Most Expensive 2014- wine Romanee-Conti

    As sterling tumbled following the Brexit vote, anything priced in pounds suddenly became much cheaper for international buyers, including wine.

  • The man who created a new food that merges a hot dog and a hamburger has decided to auction off his intellectual property rights.

  • Backwoods moonshine goes upscale

    Ned Vickers, Sugarlands Distilling, and Digger Manes, Discovery's "Moonshiners," talk about the booming market for high-end hooch.

  • Nolet celebrates 325 years of vodka making

    The distillery behind Ketel One Vodka, is now in its 11th generation.