It's the flap over the flap gates, two large, cast-iron flaps installed in 1959 on a culvert that goes under remote Milton Road. They are designed to prevent flooding in a part of south Napa County dominated by the Napa River, sloughs, wetlands and levees
strong vacuum and compression effect for enhanced line stripping and optimized product recovery; low shear rate; self-priming and dry-run capabilities; exceptional volumetric consistency; no slip; and almost completely pulsation-free operation.
With a goal of having full participation in three years, Napa Valley Vintners said it has reached the half-way point of members that own a winery, vineyard land or both being enrolled in the Napa Green environmental sustainability program.
The auction's "never before, never again" wine lots were crafted by top vintners from Sonoma County's 17 distinct AVA appellations, and offered in quantities of five, 10 or 20 cases. All of the wines featured were made exclusively for the auction, and will be available in the market only by resale to the winning bidder's customers.
The House in the state Legislature approved minor changes by the Senate to its original bill 93-2 on Monday. The House overwhelming passed the original bill 94-4 on Feb. 28, and the Senate passed a tweaked bill 43-6 on April 11, which the House concurred with Monday.
Tenuta Luce della Vite is pleased to announce the purchase of a new 55-hectare property in Montalcino - 11 hectares of which are vineyards already in production - and a new wine cellar and winemaking team dedicated exclusively to Luce. Both acquisitions signify an important development for the iconic winery of Montalcino to continue to produce world-class wines by blending old-world Sangiovese with new-world Merlot.
With an approximate retail price of $11, Trivento White Orchid Reserve Torrontes 2016 rounds out Argentina's flagship white grape with the inclusion of 15% Pinot Grigio. Grapes for the new wine originate in Trivento's high-altitude vineyards in Mendoza's Uco Valley.
After 10 years of developing relationships with wineries and winemakers throughout the world, VIP is shifting its focus to the US, bringing a distinctive selection of great wines with values suitable for the everyday lifestyle.
The wine world is up in arms over a new book. Bianca Bosker's Cork Dork is a deep journalistic dive into the exclusive world of sommeliers, or "cork dorks," as they call themselves. But a backlash against the book appeared almost instantaneously, fueled by an op-ed Bosker wrote in the New York Times which bore the deliciously impetuous headline, "Ignore the Snobs, Drink the Cheap, Delicious Wine."
Once a year for the past six years, a box of grapes has made a most dangerous journey. Packed on ice, it is driven by taxi on a five-hour 125-mile journey from a vineyard in Syria across the Lebanese border to Beirut.
The warehouse club revamped its Member's Mark brand, which represents $10 billion in sales for the division of Walmart. The new product line covers everything from food products to general merchandise.
Baron de Ley (OTC:BDEYF) is the name of the holding owning the El Coto wine brands, in Spain's Rioja region. As it's one of the more popular (and known) brand names in Spain and other European markets, the company actually enjoys a loyal following
Responsibilities with your company: We have around 400 acres under vine on three different properties. I am privileged to manage all aspects of these estate vineyards, from planting new vineyards to harvest
Authors of a new Harvard Business School study say they have confirmed a theory argued over in restaurant circles and talk radio shows alike: The rate of Bay Area restaurant closures can be tied to the region's rising minimum wage levels.
But the research adds a significant asterisk to the impact of wage hikes: The lower an area restaurant's Yelp rating, the higher its risk of shutting down.