The Lodi Winegrape Commission announced that Camron King, has been named the Commission's new executive director. King was vice president of state government relations at the California Association of Winegrape Growers for eight years.
A fight between a Northern Virginia winery and a local homeowners association has ended with the state's highest court overturning a ruling that had effectively shut down a Fauquier County winery's tasting room last summer.
Beginning Monday, Oregon drivers can choose to purchase a wine country license plate. The additional cost will benefit tourism marketing. There are specialty license plates for salmon, Crater Lake, culture and other causes. Now Oregon is the first in the nation to offer one touting the state's wine industry.
Despite pleas from the audience to delay its decision, a split Buellton City Council has approved a resolution in support of two industry groups' positions as Santa Barbara County begins to update its winery ordinance.
The resurgence of the wine industry in Napa County and beyond is one of the forces driving an increase in warehouse demand in the Napa/Solano region, according to a new report by Colliers International.
Despite 2011 being one of the coolest vintages on record, the 2011 BDO BC Wine Grape Crop Report shows that the total tonnage* has increased by a whopping 28% over last year, from 17,732 tons in 2010, to 22,722 tons in 2011.
In the interests of transparency, and to allay Mr Noble's suspicions, let me declare my total pre-tax earnings from all sources for the last year: £38,090.13 in the UK (to October 31st, when my accounting year ends), and €22,401.41 in France (to December 31st). I pay tax in both countries