101 Best Wineries in America

# 101 Trione Vineyards and Winery, Geyserville, Calif.

# 100 Dolin Malibu Estate Vineyard, Malibu, Calif.

# 99 Hope Family Wines, Paso Robles, Calif.

# 98 Ste. Chapelle Winery, Caldwell, Idaho

# 97 Broc Cellars, Berkeley, Calif.

# 96 Cornerstone Cellars, Yountville, Calif.

# 95 Gruet Winery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

# 94 MacPhaill Family Wines, Healdsburg, Calif.

# 93 Shinn Estate Vineyard and Farmhouse, Mattituck, N.Y.

# 92 Bokisch Vineyards, Lodi, Calif.

# 91 Allis Ranch Winery, Sedalia, Colorado

# 90 Seven Hills Winery, Walla Walla, Wash.

# 89 Frick Winery, Geyserville, Calif.

# 88 Hermann J. Wiemer Winery, Dundee, N.Y.

# 87 Neyers Vineyards, St. Helena, Calif.

# 86 The Ojai Vineyard , Oak View, Calif.

# 85 Va La Vineyards, Avondale, Pennsylvania

# 84 Stony Hill Vineyard, St Helena, Calif.

# 83 McPherson Cellars Winery, Lubbock, Texas

# 82 Favia Wines, Napa, Calif.

# 81 Keplinger Wines, Napa, Calif.

# 80 Gramercy Cellars, Walla Walla, Wash.

# 79 Freemark Abbey Winery, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 78 Peay, Cloverdale, Calif.

# 77 Balletto Vineyards & Winery, Santa Rosa, Calif.

# 76 Channing Daughters Winery, Bridgehampton, N.Y.

# 75 Inwood Estates Vineyards, Florence, Texas

# 74 Chehalem Winery, Newberg, Ore.

# 73 Pedroncelli, Geyserville, Calif.

# 72 Bergström Winery, Newberg, Ore.

# 71 Truchard Vineyards, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 70 Sandhi Wines, Santa Barbara, Calif.

# 69 Robert Mondavi, Napa, Calif.

# 68 Iron Horse Vineyards, Sebastopol, Calif.

# 67 Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Santa Barbara, Calif.

# 66 Beckmen Vineyards, Los Olivos, Calif.

# 65 Keuka Lake Vineyards, Hammondsport, N.Y.

# 64 Thomas Fogarty Winery and Vineyards, Woodside, Calif.

# 63 Black Ankle Vineyards, Mount Airy, Maryland

# 62 Rochioli Vineyards and Winery, Healdsburg, Calif.

# 61 Foxen Winery, Santa Ynez Valley, Calif.

# 60 Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars, Hammondsport, N.Y.

# 59 Andrew Murray Vineyards, Los Olivos, Calif.

# 58 Swanson Vineyards, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 57 Abeja, Walla Walla, Wash.

# 56 Red Newt Cellars, Hector, N.Y.

# 55 Tensley Wines, Santa Barbara County, Calif.

# 54 Mount Eden, Saratoga, Calif.

# 53 Barbourville Vineyards, Barboursville, Virginia

# 52 Charles Smith Wines, Walla Walla, Wash.

# 51 Saxum , Paso Robles, Calif.

# 50 Chateau Grand Traverse, Traverse City, Michigan

# 49 Ken Wright Cellars, Carlton, Ore.

# 48 Peachy Canyon Winery, Paso Robles, Calif.

# 47 Boundary Breaks Vineyard, Lodi, N.Y.

# 46 St. Supery Vineyards and Winery, Rutherford, Calif.

# 45 Soliste, Petaluma, Calif.

# 44 Quilceda Creek, Snohomish, Wash.

# 43 Evening Land Vineyards , Dundee, Ore.

# 42 SpottsWoode Winery, St Helena, Calif.

# 41 Elk Cove Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Ore.

# 40 Hanzell Vineyards, Sonoma, Calif.

# 39 Wind Gap Wines, Sebastopol, Calif.

# 38 The Eyrie Vineyards, McMinville, Ore.

# 37 Arnot-Roberts, Healdsburg, Calif.

# 36 Hirsch Vineyard, Cazadero, Calif.

# 35 Acorn Winery, Healdsburg, Calif.

# 34 Diamond Creek Vineyards, Calistoga, Calif.

# 33 Domaine de la Cote, Lompoc, Calif.

# 32 DeLille Cellars, Woodinville, Wash.

# 31 Talley Vineyards, Arroyo Grande, Calif.

# 30 Patz & Hall, Sonoma, Calif.

# 29 Ponzi Vineyards, Sherwood, Ore.

# 28 Copain Wines, Healdsburg, Calif.

# 27 Qupé Winery, Los Olivos, Calif.

# 26 Navarro Vineyards and Winery, Philo, Calif.

# 25 Whetstone Wine Cellars, Napa, Calif.

# 24 Mayacamas Vineyards, Mount Veeder, Calif.

# 23 Massican Winery, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 22 Andrew Will Winery, Vashon, Wash.

# 21 Chateau Montelena Winery, Calistoga, Calif.

# 20 Schramsberg Vineyards, Calistoga, Calif.

# 19 Duckhorn Vineyards, St Helena, Calif.

# 18 Bonny Doon Vineyard, Santa Cruz, Calif.

# 17 Corison Winery, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 16 Shafer Vineyards, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 15 Linden Vineyards, Linden, Virginia

# 14 Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Dayton, Ore.

# 13 Matthiasson Winery, Napa Valley, Calif.

# 12 Caymus Vineyards, Rutherford, Calif.

# 11 Littorai, Sebastopol, Calif.

# 10 Robert Sinskey Vineyards, Napa, Calif.

# 9 Leonetti Cellar, Walla Walla, Wash.

# 8 Smith-Madrone Vineyards and Winery, St. Helena, Calif.

# 7 Heitz Cellars, St Helena, Calif.

# 6 Dunn Vineyards, Angwin, Calif.

# 5 Woodward Canyon Winery, Lowden, Wash.

# 4 Calera Wine, Mt Harlan, Calif.

# 3 Au Bon Climat Winery, Santa Barbara, Calif.

# 2 Ridge Vineyards, Cupertino, Calif.

# 1 Tablas Creek Vineyard, Paso Robles, Calif.


Babies born in a recession ‘have worse health’

Icelandic study finds link between financial crisis and lower than average birth weights

Economic woes can be as damaging to a baby’s health as smoking or drinking during pregnancy, according to the first study to establish a causal link between foetal exposure to financial stress in an advanced economy and the health of babies at birth.

Research presented at this month’s annual congress of the European Economic Association in Mannheim by Arna Vardardottir, assistant professor at the department of economics at Copenhagen Business School, tracks the unexpected collapse of Iceland’s economy in 2008.

The scale of Iceland’s collapse, its speed and the fact that it had not been foreseen meant its impact was acute

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Fed vice-chairman hints at interest rate increase in speech on inflation

‘The door is definitely open’ to a September rate increase, a senior economist said in response to Stanley Fischer saying factors that kept inflation down are fading

Federal Reserve vice-chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank’s target level have likely begun to fade.

Fischer said there’s “good reason to believe that inflation will move higher as the forces holding down inflation dissipate further”. He said, for example, that some effects of a stronger dollar and a plunge in oil prices – key factors in holding down inflation – have already started to diminish.

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