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SAINT-EMILION, France - An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes - too new looking, not on the right kind of paper.
PORTLAND, Oregon - The pace of transactions for Oregon wineries and land in wine country is picking up significantly, and it's being helped along by capital infusion from California, France and Washington state.
KENNEWICK, Washington - The production of wine grapes set another Washington state record this year, increasing 16 percent from last year's record.
BREA, California - As trucks disgorged garbage and bulldozers pushed the trash into neat rows, Daniel Hedin stood in the middle of the dump and scanned the gray sky for dirty birds. When a small flock of seagulls drifted in, he looked at the falcon perched on his wrist.