As St. Helena-based Duckhorn Wine Co. plans to shift full production of a rapidly growing brand to Mendocino County winery, Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services is preparing to complete its relocation and expansion from that facility to Sonoma County's Alexander Valley
California's worsening drought is raising the stakes for a $15 billion plan endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown to build two 30-mile (48-kilometer) water tunnels under an ecologically sensitive river delta east of San Francisco Bay.
Everyone - farmers, fish, and people in our cities and towns - will get less water. DWR's
actions are in direct response to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.'s drought State of Emergency. In the declaration,
the Governor directed DWR and the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) to act to modify requirements
that hinder conservation of currently stored water and allow flexibility within the state' s water system to maintain
operations and meet environmental needs
The multiple appellations of Washington will be tasted in a unique banquet dinner at this years Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Annual Meeting and Trade Show. Nuances of that regional diversity have been paired with the meal being prepared by Chef Dan Carr.
Mendoza seems to have been the place to buy a "lifestyle" vineyard in 2013, with demand pushing prices up by 25 percent, according to the latest Global Vineyard Index from property consultants Knight Frank
Only a small volume has been produced and, following praise from several critics, buyers have been quick to pounce on merchants' offers - underlining not only Krug's popularity but also rising consumer interest in vintage Champagne
Organic wineries are rare in the United States, and even more rare in Arkansas. John Trickett of Circle T Winery & Vineyards is working to become the first in the state. - See more at: http://swtimes.com/business/charleston-winery-works-offer-first-organic-arkansas-wines#sthash.tOixCEwd.dpuf