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03/27/15

A glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS) was found recently in Marin County during a routine inspection of a nursery shipment from Ventura County. The pest - known for spreading Pierce's Disease - can be devastating to winegrapes.

03/27/15

Mark Beringer has been named the new head winemaker at the Napa icon

03/27/15

Cover lets diners check-in to a restaurant and split the bill via mobile, offering an Uber-like dining experience. The app launched in New York back in October of 2013 and has since raised a total of $7 million in funding, according to Crunchbase.

03/27/15

"Quality, rather than tonnage, will continue to be the driver for Sonoma County's wine grape crop," Kruse says. "Growers will probably be dropping clusters to concentrate the fruit that's on the vine. That would also put growers in a better position to get through the season if water supplies are short."

03/27/15

Dillon is taking part in a round-table discussion being held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. She and Sonoma County Supervisor David Rabbitt are also representing the California State Association of Counties.

03/26/15

They founded Women for WineSense: 25 years later, the organization will celebrate its silver anniversary at its national conference April 30-May 2 in Napa

03/26/15

Delta smelt are hard to find. Federally listed as threatened in 1993 and as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act in 2009, they are an iconic species for water issues in the state

03/26/15

Dahl Vineyards is being evicted from its Yountville home, a week after proprietor Robert Dahl shot an investor to death with a silencer-equipped handgun on the grounds and later killed himself as police closed in after a brief car chase

03/26/15

Small Producers Gather to Pour Rare Wines

03/26/15

The Lake County Winegrape Commission is pleased to present Momentum 2015 on Monday, April 13, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Soper-Reese Theatre, 275 S. Main Street, in Lakeport

03/26/15

This will be the first time the Wine Business Institute has partnered with a wine industry association north of Napa and Sonoma Counties and is another step in growing the Wine Business Institute's reach in California.

03/26/15

The committee unanimously approved the legislation for immediate drought relief and expedited infrastructure spending, with two Republicans abstaining. A companion measure authorizing fines for illegal diversions passed over Republican objections.

03/26/15

Tribal Chairman Scott Gabaldon described the court ruling as a "minor setback" for the Wappos in their quest to be restored more than a half-century after the tribe's Alexander Valley Rancheria was dissolved by the federal government and distributed to two families

03/26/15

Frank Family Vineyards is proud to announce that it's been voted "Best Napa Winery" for the sixth year in a row with the 2015 Bay Area A-List competition

03/25/15

There will be no "March miracle" this year.

03/25/15

The Wappos waited 40 years too late to bring its lawsuit, judge said

03/25/15

Wine giant adds producers of sparkling wine, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to its portfolio

03/25/15

Why are these slopes so perfect for pinot?

03/25/15

The initial dispatch was issued at 11:49 a.m. PST on March 16 telling Napa County sheriff's deputies that a 911 caller reported being shot and was saying "help me, help me" at the Dahl Vineyards near Yountville. The caller was Emad Tawfilis, a Los Gatos man who loaned vintner Robert Dahl $1.2 million. The assailant was Dahl, a 47-year-old married father of three with mounting financial and legal problems.

03/25/15

Among the many "alternative" white wine grapes cultivated in Lodi, Vermentino might hold the most intriguing promise.

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