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09/01/15

ZD Wines, located on the Silverado Trail in Rutherford, has announced they are making their first sparkling wine in anticipation of their upcoming 50th anniversary in 2018. Pinot Noir sourced from the winery's CCOF certified organic Carneros Estate Vineyard was harvested Sunday, August 9th at 20 degrees brix for the production of a premiere sparkling wine.

09/01/15

Grape growers have a saying, "Light harvests get lighter." As we move into the 2015 harvest on the North Coast, it seems clear that we're looking at a lighter crop than the last few years and, if the old adage holds true, it could be much lighter in certain varietals.

09/01/15

HenHouse Brewing Co. announced on Monday that is expanding to south Santa Rosa with a facility that will make up to 75,000 barrels annually, signaling continuing growth of Sonoma County's craft beer industry.

09/01/15

The Michael family, who own Peter Michael Winery in Sonoma County's Knights Valley appellation, pledged $300,000 toward the forthcoming wine education center at Sonoma State University.

09/01/15

The Michael family's $300,000 donation to Sonoma State's School of Business and Economics will be used to create The Peter Michael Winery Executive Classroom

09/01/15

Too many writers are using "scare copy" letters to try to harm our wine industry. Yes, our whole wine industry is harmed when irresponsible citizens trash our need for and appeal to wine visitors. Our competitors in all the other new world wine regions across the world are happy to see this dissension in our ranks; it tells them that we aren't concentrating on doing our best work to compete

08/31/15

North Bay jobless rates in July were slightly higher from June, as schools let out for summer break, but were well below levels of this time last year, according to the latest state figures.

08/31/15

Members of a mostly African American book club kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train plan to seek up to $5 million for the "malicious oppression" they suffered, a lawyer hired to represent the 11 women said Friday

08/31/15

The Sistahs on the Reading Edge Book Club say they were singled out because they are African American; train officials say they had to go because other passengers complained

08/31/15

To learn about this initiative as well as our work on important issues, visit NapaVintners.com/OurNapa. And, please share your own photos celebrating the events, experiences, landmarks, activities, people and scenery that contribute to the quality of life we all care so deeply about by posting on social media using #OurNapa

08/31/15

The discussion of what rules wineries should live with regarding production and visitation limits is complicated. But some salient factors seem self-evident.

08/31/15

In a different climate - in more than one meaning of the word - Napa Valley might be better known for Zinfandel than Cabernet Sauvignon. - See more at: http://www.lepanmedia.com/zinfandel-napa-valleys-unsung-varietal/#sthash.XFYJyODl.dpuf

08/31/15

About 75 people turned out for the Celebration of George Starke's "Wonderful Life," held Aug. 24 in the Vintners Hall of Fame at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone

08/28/15

Napa Valley Grapegrowers raised more than $827,000 net at their eighth annual Harvest Stomp, last Saturday at V. Sattui Winery's Henry Ranch in Carneros.

08/28/15

Norma Ruiz, 28, says an employee told her group in April that they would be kicked off if they didn't control their noise level. Ruiz says she believes the manager discriminated against them because they're Latino

08/28/15

He's one of several growers to complain about the spraying.

08/28/15

A $59 million, six-year battle has all but eliminated a grape-maiming invasive pest that struck the heart of Napa's wine country. Napa County has spent $9.8 million and the wine industry $49 million fighting the European grapevine moth,

08/28/15

the growing season overall has been warmer than any since 2008. This warmth has kept our season on an advanced schedule, with grapes coming into wineries seven to 10 days earlier than last year, which was itself an early year

08/28/15

Celebrating more than two decades of research funding, the Music Festival for Brain Health, a fundraising event focusing on brain disorders, has raised more than $221 million, including leveraged grants from U.S. government agencies and private organizations

08/27/15

Meet some of the innovators leading the way in the local Latino community.

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