n the wake of the Valley and Butte fires, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) staffs in California are meeting with landowners and Agencies to assess damages and offer technical and financial assistance where possible
The Category 3 hurricane powered into the Bahamas after dawn, flooding some homes according to local media. Its center was about 75 miles southeast of San Salvador Island at 8 a.m. ET, moving at about 5 mph
With grape-picking nearly finished for the vast majority of the West Coast's wineries, attention has turned to fermentation. Mavrik North America has been approached by a surprising number of its clientele for assistance with stuck fermentations.
Rich and Leslie Frank, owners of Napa Valley-based Frank Family Vineyards, announced today that winemaker Todd Graff has been promoted to General Manager. He will continue in his role as winemaker in this position.
The State Department issued a bulletin Sept. 9 detailing which categories of people in the U.S. could file their final green card paperwork on Thursday. Then the government changed the bulletin on Sept. 25, after thousands of immigrants had already spent millions of dollars on lawyers and medical...
Early bud break, early bloom and early harvest combined with stellar quality define the 2015 vintage in Napa, said a panel of industry experts at the Napa Valley Grapegrowers harvest conference Thursday
Even as National Grape Cooperative, owner of Welch Foods Inc., awaits the arrival of truckloads of grapes each day at its plant in North East, the industry is struggling with the question of what to do with it all
HOW 280,000 litres of wine - the equivalent of 373,333 bottles - ended up on the ground and in the drainage system of a Riverland storage facility is at the centre of a million-dollar claim by an SA-based international wine company.
Driven by determined Polish vintners the fledgling Polish wine industry is steadily growing, in spite of high startup costs and government obstacles. Presently the number of legally registered wineries is just 78, making it a niche, but it's over 50% more than last year's number.
No subject at Wine School has provoked more interesting conversation than Chinon, a red wine from the Loire Valley of France based on the cabernet franc grape. The questions raised go directly to the mysteries that make wine so enchanting, yet can also make it seem so daunting