Wine news for February 5, 2014

Organic wine does well in Europe, not so great in US, reports Winesearcher.

Jerry Brown calls drought bill divisive CBS Sacramento via Wine Business.

Austrian Wine sales reach record highs, reports The Drinks Business.

New York sees an increase in wineries and distilleries reports

Chef Raymond Blanc says drinking too much wine and not cooking makes British women fat reports the Mail on Sunday.

Tom Wark uncovers a casting call for a reality tv show about wine snobs visiting craft wineries.

In Wines and Vines, congress approves the farm bill which includes funding for specialty crops including grapes.