Land Trust of Napa County has secured the biggest development-repelling conservation easement in its history, covering an area near Mount St. Helena comparable in size to the cities of American Canyon and St. Helena combined.
While the heavy rains that have swamped the North Coast this month have brought drought relief to the local wine industry, the deluge has put work crews weeks behind on critical pruning that must be done before late-winter bud break
A federal appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit challenging Missouri regulations that a broadcasters group, retailer and winery press illegally limit how they can market alcohol, costing broadcasters advertising revenue.
Officials said Thursday that a new economic impact study shows the state's flourishing wine industry contributes more than $1.37 billion annually to Virginia's economy. This is an increase of 82 percent from the last economic impact study in 2010.
The decline in the number of Mexican workers working in U.S. agriculture is largely due to Mexico's improved economy, plus Mexicans staying home due to the financial fallout from the U.S.'s Great Recession, says USDA-Economic Research Service economist Tom Hertz.
Good luck trying to pick up a bottle of foreign wine while shopping for groceries in British Columbia. A local regulation in the Canadian province only allows the sale of local wine on grocery store shelves. The US says that this is in violation of Canadian trade obligations and has initiated a dispute at the World Trade Organization.
Both Côte-Rôtie and Cornas have entered the spotlight after decades in the shadows. Jon Bonné considers how the rush of fame has affected these regions, and what it signals for the future of northern Rhône syrah.
What a difference a place makes. A single type of grape, planted in one region, may yield insipid, uninteresting wines. Grown somewhere else, however, the grapes can become wines that astonish and inspire
Learning about the wines of the world can be an overwhelming endeavor at times. There are so many countries that produce wine. Then there are all the regions within each country, not to mention the thousands of grape varieties
Charged under a new ballot law with assembling a marijuana regulatory body, the state's treasurer has also turned her attention to a more established intoxicant, forming a task force to review the state's liquor rules
Steve Thomson is a former Kansas Citian who has a vineyard, Octave, in Walla Walla, Wash., and is the CEO of Cristom Vineyards in Oregon's Willamette Valley. He's also started his own wine brand with his fruit called Hanatoro
US officials have risked re-opening old wounds with Champagne houses by picking a 'California Champagne' for president Donald Trump's inauguration lunch. See the full menu below - and it doesn't include bottles from the Trump winery in Virginia