After more than seven years of study, the state Department of Environmental Conservation today issued the final document needed to ban the controversial drilling practice, known formally as high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
There was no vintage for M Cellars in 2014, and the winery took a tremendous loss. But this year, thanks to some innovative techniques learned from Canadian wine growers, his harvest should be huge. The techniques could help all the area's wine grape growers.
While the winery's precarious location has been covered by news outlets in the past, the estate's existence became even more notable earlier this month when it became the first Syrian winery to exhibit at Bordeaux's Vinexpo.
"When we founded the Carneros Wine Alliance 30 years ago we saw the potential for the Carneros AVA to be considered a leading appellation for pinot noir and chardonnay. Now, Carneros is known around the world as a producer of world-class wines and a wine capital in its own right."
The immediate future of Australia's $4.2 billion wine sector will be the subject of robust discussion when the country's leading wine grapegrowers, winemakers, suppliers and marketers meet for a landmark three-day event in Adelaide in July
The 52-year-old head of the gang behind a spate of wine thefts at top Bordeaux chateaux has received a four year prison sentence, along with his 27-year-old nephew, after stealing 1m euros worth of wine in 18 burglaries
As the groundwater beneath the Central Valley is pumped out to irrigate farms and provide water to cities and other urban uses, food security in the U.S. and even the world is weakened, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Illinois.
Though Heather Unwin was executive director of the Red Mountain AVA Alliance for just three-and-a-half years, it was during what will likely be looked upon as the most important period of development in Washington's smallest American Viticultural Area
toxic-algaeRex Nunzio D'Aquino, of the D'Aquino Group, pleaded guilty to a charge of polluting waters, as reported by Central Western Daily, after he instructed an employee to empty 21 1,000-litre drums into a drain.