Duarte Opens Two New Legal Assaults In Federal Court Battle With Corps of Engineers

July 24, 2017

Late breaking this morning: American Farm Bureau jumps into Duarte fight John Duarte has opened two new legal assaults against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CoE) which is demanding more than $2.8 million in fines and damages related to his plowing of a Tehama County, California field in order to plant wheat. Motion to […]

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Caymus Finalizes Permits and Planning for Second Solano County Winery

July 12, 2017

Caymus Winery is leaving yet another prominent footprint in Solano County with approvals nearly complete for second winery. This new one — Caymus-Suisun — is a 200,000-gallon facility in the Suisun Valley AVA west of Fairfield in the mountainous foothills which separate Napa and Solano Counties. It may also be a set of footsteps to […]

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Bronco’s Bleu Wine blues appear headed toward a sparkling conclusion

July 5, 2017

  Court document links at bottom of the article. Blue in Style LLC — a subsidiary of Bronco Wine Company — and its Blanc de Bleu sparkling wine brand appear close to prevailing in a federal lawsuit charging breach of contract and trademark violations associated with a joint venture which produces a blueberry-flavored sparkling wine. […]

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Details of the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation’s finances and operation in WII’s new DataGraphic

June 1, 2017

The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation is funded primarily by the Wine Spectator’s Wine Experience event. In 2012, the Foundation was able to make 5% of funds raised available for scholarships and grants. That percentage rose in 2014. A Powerpoint of the full-sized Wine Industry Insight DataGraphic including details of income and expenditures is available at […]

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Jeffry Hill sanitizing web reputation as plea deal grows likely in federal felony case

May 16, 2017

Right-click images to view larger versions. Also see premium article: Tracking down Jeffry Hill’s new ventures: Agronomy Group & ATP Agriculture & Irrigation Consultants   Jeffry Hill, who is free on bail after his Nov. 2, 2016 on federal fraud charges, has been “webwashing” his reputation as a leg up on vocational rehabilitation once his plea […]

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Tracking down Jeffry Hill’s new ventures: Agronomy Group & ATP Agriculture & Irrigation Consultants

Right-click images to view larger versions. Also see premium article: Jeffry Hill sanitizing web reputation as plea deal grows likely in federal felony case Tracking down Hill’s new venture By following the various links on the sites in our previous article — Jeffry Hill “webwashing” as plea deal grows likely in federal felony case — […]

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