Wines & Wineries

Terroir: It Doesn’t Make Wine or Beer, It Just Makes Them Better

May 1, 2019

Known as Römerwein, or the Speyer wine bottle, it’s at least 1,650 years old. This dates back to the 4th century, sometime between 325 and 359 AD. The 1.5-liter glass vessel was discovered during the excavation of a Roman nobleman’s tomb in modern-day Germany. The Historical Museum of the Palatinate (German: Historisches Museum der Pfalz)…

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How to Update Your Employee Handbook

April 1, 2019

By Jenna Reed, Vice President General Counsel and Compliance Services Cascade Employers Association jreed@cascadeemployers.com If it’s been more than a year since you’ve given your employee handbook a thorough read, chances are it’s already out of date. I don’t know too many people that jump up and down about the prospect of updating their employee…

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Consuming the city: Ranking restaurants per capita

January 1, 2019

By Joe Cortright The number of eating places per capita is a key measure of a city’s livability. Cities are great places for consumers. They provide an abundance and variety of choices, especially in the form of experiences. While our conventional economic indicators don’t fully capture the nature and depth of choices in cities, there…

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