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Festival at the Farm Showcases Wine Industry's Progress
AWGA
The fifth annual Festival at The Farm, Nov. 15-16, will bring 30 of the state's top wine growers together to showcase their finest wines — and you don't want to miss out. Register today!

Shake hands and drink the wine of Arizona's own grape farmers and wine producers in the picturesque setting of The Farm at South Mountain. Get your tickets for the Grand Tasting, and plan to be part of the Winemaker Dinner hosted by AWGA and presented by Quiessence Restaurant.

Check the complete schedule and finalize your plans to attend!
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 Arizona News


Beer and Wine at a Dollar Store Near You
The Arizona Republic
Forget the grocery store or gas station. Metro Phoenix residents can now grab some wine or beer at the dollar store. Dollar General and 99 Cents Only stores across the state have recently added alcohol to their offerings of discount items, though it will probably cost shoppers more than a buck.
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Grand Canyon Closure Diverts Tourists to Arizona's Other Gems
KTVK-TV
Some Northern Arizona businesses are reporting surges in tourism, following the closure of the Grand Canyon. Tour guides are diverting tourists from around the world to other state attractions.
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Roundup of Fall Festivals, Harvest Celebrations and Special Events
Autumn is a busy time for wineries, as harvest is followed by harvest festivals and special events. Have you made plans to attend these upcoming celebrations? Does your winery have a special event planned? Add it to the list!
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 AWGA Signature Events 2013

Date Event Details
Oct. 12 Great Arizona Grape Stomp 5K — Sonoita Register NOW!
Oct. 19 Great Arizona Grape Stomp 5K — Verde Valley Register NOW!
Nov. 15-16 Festival at the Farm Get Tickets NOW!


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As you finagle your way through the Affordable Care Act's new health insurance program — called the Arizona Marketplace — now there's another challenge: scam artists.

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Willcox Area Winery Plans Tucson Tasting Room
Arizona Daily Star
Sierra Bonita Vineyards, in Graham County more than 20 miles outside of Willcox, hopes to open its tasting room in November in an office building near the Tucson Country Club.

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Wine Bloggers Spotlight Arizona Vineyard
Pull That Cork
The Wine Bloggers at Pull That Cork recently spent time at Wilhelm Family Vineyards in Elgin, learning about the history, current operations and future goals of this growing winery.

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 Business & Marketing


The War Over Wine
Worth
There are some 400 million cases of wine sloshing around on the wine market, and the competition to sell it — and rate it — is proportionately fierce. The result: a confused and rapidly evolving marketplace in which neither sellers nor consumers know exactly where they stand, with billions of dollars at stake.
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A Guide to LinkedIn Company Pages
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Haggling 101: Six Ways to Get a Deal on Anything
Reuters
Jeff Yeager likes to haggle. The Washington, D.C., author is something of a virtuoso at this lost art, with a deep playlist of tactics that he estimates saves him 10 percent to 15 percent a year on his spending. Learn his secrets — and put them to good use in your own business.
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Water: The Solution to Wine Fraud?
Wine-Searcher
A machine that can analyze the origin of a wine through its water content has been used to create a database of wine isotopes over the past 20 years in Europe. But the cost has been prohibitive — until now.
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 National News


Raise a Regional Glass to 'Drink Local Wine' Week
The Washington Post
This is Regional Wine Week, the sixth annual celebration of the growth of the U.S. wine industry beyond the West Coast. It is sponsored by Drink Local Wine, an effort formed in 2008 to draw attention to the impressive wines being made right around here — wherever "here" happens to be.
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Technology Helps Australian Graper Growers Lower Risk of Downy Mildew
Barossa Herald
Grape growers in Barossa, Australia, now have the technology to easily assess their vineyards risk of downy mildew. Four new weather stations have been installed in vineyards across the region. These stations will provide grape growers in the region with data on rainfall, temperature, relative humidity and leaf wetness to help the growers stay ahead of the potentially devastating affects of downy mildew.
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