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08/07/14

Michelle Novi of the Napa Valley Vintners said the audit was a good reason for her organization to stress the importance of use-permit compliance to its members, which it plans to in a workshop next month

08/07/14

The proposed expansion of the Sta Rita Hills AVA has proved a hugely controversial topic. The Sta Rita Hills Winegrowers Alliance has publicly declared its opposition to the proposed expansion. Alliance members include producers growing and/or sourcing fruit from throughout the appellation, as well as many of the individuals that worked on and submitted the original AVA proposal for the Sta Rita Hills.

08/07/14

Rare delegation of Cuban sommeliers explores Napa and Sonoma counties

08/07/14

Drake, president of the Temecula Valley Winegrape Growers Association, past chairman of the California Association of Winegrape Growers, and past president of the Riverside County Farm Bureau, is acclaimed for successfully battling and gaining control over the Glassy Winged Sharpshooter and Pierce's Disease in Southern California Wine Country.

08/07/14

iSys Label will be showcasing the EDGE 850, a roll to roll digital label printer for printing full color BS5609-compliant chemical drum labels on demand at the upcoming LabelExpo Americas tradeshow

08/07/14

The new Madrigal Winery tasting room is the first and only Sausalito tasting room to be opened by a "brick and mortar" Napa Valley winery.

08/07/14

Mindy Joyce has joined The Wine Foundry in a new role as Brand Strategy Coach for commerce clients. As a one-stop shop for custom wine production, The Wine Foundry can now add D-to-C marketing and sales coaching as a benefit to commerce clients who already work with the company for its array of services including fruit sourcing, label design, and e-commerce solutions.

08/07/14

Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services, one of the largest custom crush and winemaking companies in the North Bay area, announced its new Healdsburg facility is fully operational. The 67,000-square-foot facility focuses on complete sparkling winemaking production, white wine fermentation and still wine bottling.

08/07/14

Russia may restrict wine imports from the European Union in a sign that winemakers are becoming embroiled in heightened political tension between the two sides.

08/07/14

Euromonitor says the alcoholic drinks industry as a whole is far less price sensitive than the trade has come to believe.

08/07/14

Group wants the name to define area vineyards

08/07/14

Labour's proposed water tax is being described as an attack on rural New Zealand.

08/07/14

Northwestern Michigan College and MSU will host a conference, "Weathering the Climate: Cultivation and Technology in Grape Production," Sept. 5 at the Hagerty Center at NMC's Great Lakes Campus, 710 E. Front Street, Traverse City, Mich.

08/07/14

A Sandusky winery owner was indicted on five federal charges stemming from, in part, the nonpayment of loans used to fund the winery, officials said.

08/07/14

Federal government alleges David Kraus, 52, sold about $2 million in assets used as collateral for federal farm loans

08/07/14

The tradition of men as winemakers is also long gone with women playing very important roles throughout the Texas wine industry.

08/07/14

John Quinones is off to new projects on Bellinger Lane East Medford winery wants more production and bigger market share.

08/07/14

Good luck finding a 2014 merlot from Niagara when you're shopping for wine over the next couple of years.

08/07/14

Pinot Grigio is in short supply on the bulk market around the globe, which is starting to push up prices.

08/07/14

Potomac Point Winery's new head winemaker, David Pagán Castaño, created "Vino Camino" as the embodiment of this new style of wine he calls fusion wine, blended from different regions of the world.