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As many as 10 wineries and vineyards in Napa, Calif., will change hands in distressed sales or foreclosures this year and next, up from none in 2008, according to Silicon Valley Bank.

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In California's Napa Valley, producer of the most expensive U.S. wines, 2010 may be a vintage year for foreclosures as the industry is squeezed by falling land values and a consumer shift to cheaper brands.

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As many as 10 wineries and vineyards in Napa will change hands in distressed sales or foreclosures this year and next, up from none in 2008, according to Silicon Valley Bank. In a bank survey of vintners, 7 percent called their finances "very weak" or "on life support." "We have 250 vintner clients saying this downturn is the worst in 20 years," Bill Stevens, manager of the bank's wine division in St. Helena, Calif., said. "Anybody who was late to the party won't have staying power." Land values in Napa, home to about 400 producers, have fallen 15 percent from the 2007 peak, driven in part by slumping demand for high-end wine, said Robert Nicholson, principal at International Wine Associates, a consulting and financing firm in Healdsburg, Calif. The decline makes it harder for owners to refinance mortgages, especially if the property is worth less than the loan.

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MONTREAL - The number of certified organic vineyards in France has risen to more than 2,300 from 500 since 1998, according to one of my favourite websites, VinQuebec.com . Citing Bio-Marché, a French website, it notes that the number of hectares of vineyards being converted to organics in 2008, a process that can take up to five years to complete, was 12,000 hectares, 5,000 more than in 2007.

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And these statistics reflect only those wineries that want organic certification. If the wineries that are organically farmed or are in conversion but are not looking for certification are included, these numbers would be much higher.

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Organic viticulture is growing, especially in Europe, but there is also an increased thirst on the consumer end. Organic wine is a hot category all over Europe and North America. In England, one of the country’s largest private wine stores, Virgin Wines, reported a 118-per-cent increase in sales in 2009 over 2008. In Quebec, the SAQ says sales of certified organic wine rose to almost $14.3 million in 2009 from almost $9 million in 2008.

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In California’s Napa Valley, producer of the most expensive U.S. wines, 2010 may be a vintage year for foreclosures as the industry is squeezed by falling land values and a consumer shift to cheaper brands.

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As many as 10 wineries and vineyards in Napa will change hands in distressed sales or foreclosures this year and next, up from none in 2008, according to Silicon Valley Bank. In a bank survey of vintners, 7 percent called their finances "very weak" or "on life support." "We have 250 vintner clients saying this downturn is the worst in 20 years," Bill Stevens, manager of the bank’s wine division in St. Helena, Calif., said in an interview. "Anybody who was late to the party won’t have staying power." Land values in Napa, home to about 400 producers, have fallen 15 percent from the 2007 peak, driven in part by slumping demand for high-end wine, said Robert Nicholson, principal at International Wine Associates, a consulting and financing firm. The decline makes it harder for owners to refinance mortgages, especially if the property is worth less than the loan.

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The recession has set in motion a "secular change," with budget-conscious consumers trading down to less expensive wines, said Peter Kaufman, managing partner at Bacchus Capital Management, a private-equity fund that provides financing to wineries.

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Freestone is the prime example of how a wine estate can suck in a lot of money before one can expect any return. ‘Jo Phelps and his family started investing money in this new project at the cool-climate Sonoma Coast AVA in Freestone in 1999.’ The winery was ready just in time for the 2007 harvest, the Fogdog Chardonnay and pinot Noir of which Baxter had brought along for tasting.

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Freestone may not be California’s answer to Burgundy but known for its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Jo Phelps had bought around 100 acres of vineyards in this area. Of course, Phelps is known for the iconic Insignia, a Bordeaux styled blend of around 85% Cabernet, 11% merlot and the balance equally between Petit Verdot and Malbec.

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No to the Paris Judgment 1976 ‘When Steven Spurrier came looking for premium wines from Napa in 1976, he asked Jo for his wine too. Phelps had bought the winery in 1972 and had already bottled Insignia in 1974, but was not too confident on how it would taste and regretted to enter his wine-the first one was released only in 1978,’ says Bob, sharing the historic moments. Of course the Napa Valley Cabernet based on similar blend but for easier consumption has been a great seller ever since the first vintage was bottled in 1973 (and might have changed the results of the Paris Tasting in 1976 if Jo had felt more confident.

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Vino & Pasta is an event geared to help you find that perfect pairing of wine (vino) and pasta both while enjoying the beautiful TEXAS HILL COUNTRY. Each of the nine wineries have worked with a top restaurant to make this one of your best trips ever. Stay the night and enjoy a weekend of Fun, Fun, Fun! ·Fredericksburg, Texas - Texas Hill Country - Nine wineries, making up the Fredericksburg Wine Road 290 invite you to participate in an event Saturday, March 20, 2010.

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