How climate change is affecting Washington winemaking

by www.seattletimes.com
It’s getting warmer. The Washington wine industry has a plan to do something about that, including planting different varieties of grapes, and more of them, in new locations.
Read Full Article On www.seattletimes.com
Latest
“It’s a pressure cooker,” Barton says. “The pressure cooker, it locks in the juices. Even though it’s still deep-fried, it’s juicy and moist but that greasy feeling isn’t there. It’s so good.”
PARIS — Of the four candidates with a realistic chance to become France’s next president, three oppose Western sanctions against Russia. Read more here. The post Washington Post: French election could
BRUSSELS – Sanctions is a tool that the European Union applies to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the E
Stephanie Davis flashed her nipples as she flaunted her post-baby body in a very steamy selfie [Stephanie Davis/Instagram] The Celebrity Big Brother star has been open recently about how much sh
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered condolences to the families and friends of the OSCE SMM (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukr
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that Russia’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved U.S.-Russian relati
Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on April 23 by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Read
A land mine blew up a vehicle carrying an OSCE monitoring team in the separatist Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine on April 23, killing an American observer and wounding two European members of the mi
Stress-reduction techniques, such as breathing exercises or muscle contraction, during the placement, may help             
Hi Carolyn: My daughter, 7, has a “best” friend who can frequently be mean to her, tell her she won’t play with her, ask for money to be nice to her, pretend to kick her in the face, etc.   
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Toy shops are thriving in eastern Mosul, with Iraqi children once again able to buy dolls, teddy bears or action figures after Islamic State was driven out of the area.
An American member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) was killed and at last two others were injured Sunday when their car hit a mine near rebel-held Luhansk in eastern
Caitlyn Jenner may have helped elect Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, but she no longer supports some of his policies.             
Geena Davis is to reunite with the cast of 'A League of Their Own' to play a softball game to celebrate the movie's 25th anniversary.             
Lady Gaga touched scores of hearts with a beautiful and somber moment during her headlining set at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on Saturday.           &
James Cameron has just announced on Saturday that dates have been set for the release of the next four "Avatar" sequels, and they all seem to be placed right around the big December holiday movie rush
A sequel to the Deadpool is in the works, and an official release date for the flick has been confirmed.             
Former Fox News mega-host Bill O'Reilly is not skipping a beat after being 'let go' from the network. Loyal followers can hear from him on his Monday podcast.           &nbs
56-year-old Erin Moran, who was best known as 'Joanie' from 'Happy Days, has passed away in Harrison County, Indiana.             
A fairly good spring chinook return is predicted for the Snake River that will provide a sport fishing season to occur on some sections of this pristine eastern Washington stream. Since the fish are
Laura Dowling’s new book is “Floral Diplomacy at the White House,” which contains a number of juicy details about decorating drama at her former place of employment, along with anecdotes about flower
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wearing safety goggles and glancing at his watch, Tony Gwynn Jr. waits for the right moment to add hops to a kettle of boiling water and malted barley as he tweaks his craft beer rec
Readers rave about friendly drivers’ waves, toddler gyms, kind truck driver, natural vet, help after airport fall; rant about littering hikers, unleashed dog, feral cat, bad drivers, flipping off yar
Emma Willis has been enjoying her time in Disney [Emma Willis/Instagam] The Celebrity Big Brother and Voice UK presenter is enjoying some timeout in Disneyland Paris. Sharing a picture of herself
SEOUL – South Korea has opened the men’s hockey world championship in Ukraine with a victory. Four different players scored for South Korea in the 4-2 win over Poland on Saturday (local ti
Britain's Got Talent: Simon Cowell's fashion faux pas haa caused a stir [ITV] The BGT judge distracted ITV fans away from the acts for a really unusual reason, his glasses. Yes, you read that rig
Around 780 deployments were made from European military bases last year in response to Russian aircraft, compared to just 410 in 2015, The Independent reported. British planes have been scrambled in n
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the US would not be issuing any waivers to American oil companies seeking to drill in Russia. “In consultation with President Donald J Trump, the Treasury
Republican Paul Ryan, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said U.S. support for NATO is “unequivocal, unambiguous” during a meeting with Estonian leaders in Tallinn. Ryan, th
The automotive market may be picking up, but manufacturers are always trying to come up with new ideas to sell their vehicles. Let’s face it, the average car showroom is a pretty clinical affair: pol
Like the 6.4 magnitude tremors that rocked Botswana a few weeks back, it seems like now the big one has landed as Fast 8 shook the world during the Easter weekend causing stampedes all over the plac
You are not a bad person for not wanting to babysit. You have the right to live the life you want to live.             
Going on a trip? Take along the Old English D, snap a photo and e-mail a high-resolution image to photo@freepress.com.             
For holiday partiers with a Portie itch, sweet relief came last Easter Sunday with the return of the all-inclusive beach bash Marbana at Frenchman’s Cove. The much-anticipated calendar staple &

Recent News

Commander: Iran's Naval presence in open seas indication of power

Rasht, Gilan Prov, April 24, IRNA-- Deployment of Iran’s flotilla in the open seas is a source of pride for the Islamic establishment and serves as manifestation of the country’s authority in the int
Read Full Story

Int’l Forum of Ancient Civilizations kicks off in Athens

Athens, April 24, IRNA – The First International Forum of Ancient Civilizations startd work with the attendance of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday in Athens, Greece.
Read Full Story

Iran to open polls in Azerbaijan for May 19 presidential election

Iran will open polling stations in its embassy in Azerbaijan and consulate general in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic for the presidential election to be held in the country on May 19.
Read Full Story

Medical marijuana program ‘could save US taxpayer $1bn’

A new study claims that medical marijuana use directly correlates with a decline in prescription drug use, which could save the US taxpayer up to $1.1 billion a year on Medicaid prescriptions.
Read Full Story

One more protest action held in Armenia

Hundreds of shopkeepers in various Yerevan shopping centers held a demonstration outside the government offices demanding a meeting with prime minister Karen Karapetyan, AzVision.az reports citing the
Read Full Story

ADB allocates over $1.3B loan to Azerbaijan in 2016

Asian Development Bank (ADB) allocated $1.325 billion loan to Azerbaijan for financing of 4 projects in 2016, APA-Economics reports citing to Interfax.
Read Full Story

Popular Finance

 

International Monetary Fund Increases Expectaions on Bulgarian Economy

  International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a report on global economic perspectives, quoted by BNR. The document’s authors foresee for Bulgaria a GDP growth of 2.9% in 2017 and a slowing to 2.7
Read Full Story
 

Higher coal iron ore prices to take sheen off steel-makers#39; Q4 earnings

Despite a sequential improvement in realization of Rs 1,500-2,000/tonne, Elara Capital expects operating income of steel manufacturers to be hit on the back of higher coal costs. The brokerage expec
Read Full Story
 

Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale as shares rise

The group, which has more than 150 stores worldwide, has seen its share price rise 6.46 per cent to 179.38p this morning, which is up from 122p this time a year ago.
Read Full Story
 

Euro jumps to a five-month high as French election results bring relief to investors

The value of the Euro jumped to a five-month high, after the first round of voting in the French presidential election on Sunday. Results indicate that independent pro Europe p
Read Full Story

From the Archives: Kissing Jayne Mansfield

Earlier that day, Mansfield had attended a five-minute divorce hearing with husband, bodybuilder and actor Mickey Hargitay in a Mexico court. The divorce was ruled invalid in California. But after
Read Full Story
 

Commercial future with Markazi Prov. 'promising': Danish Envoy

Arak, April 24, IRNA – The Danish ambassador to Tehran said on Sunday due to great industrial capacities in Markazi Province, the future of commercial exchanges between Denmark and Markazi Province w
Read Full Story
 

Why is my wife's 25% tax-free pension offer so mean?

Ex-Pensions Minister Steve Webb is This Is Money's Agony Uncle. This week, a reader asks why his wife's pension scheme is offering her a £7k lump sum when her pot is worth around £100k.
Read Full Story
 

I need a mortgage but my bank won't help as I am 60 

The good news is that you should be able to find a lender who would be able to assist, depending on your income and how you would prefer to structure your borrowing.
Read Full Story

It's time for California to stop leaning on the rich and take up state tax reform

Californians already carry the nation’s heaviest state income tax burden by far. That’s especially true for the wealthy. But President Trump and Congress could make it a lot more onerous. They’re
Read Full Story