Salvatore Rombi is definitely a hands-on person and that's precisely the way he wants it when it comes to making the merlot and cabernet sauvignon that have made his wines so sought-after by those who love fine wine
Whether it is new rules on paid time off, required harassment training, increased liabilities for employers using contract labor or prevailing wage projects, the Journal's annual report on new laws that impact business aims to keep you informed
Anderson isn't a valley that typically makes the short list when travelers are planning a California wine vacation. Likely it'll be Napa, Russian River or Santa Ynez (thank you, Sideways). But something's happening in Anderson Valley - thanks to the stature of its Pinot noirs and the boomlet in the valley town of Philo.
If New World countries were the forerunners in promoting wine tourism, it has taken some Old World heavyweights much longer to embrace the concept. Spain was slow off the mark, notably Catalonia, but from a standing start 10 years ago, the Catalans have finally woken up to the value of wine tourists
Hotter and less predictable temperatures mean that much of the world's premium wine regions are now under threat and new ones are emerging. How the wine industry is - and isn't - reacting says a lot about the future of agriculture.