In a letter to restaurant owners, the California Restaurant Association says sources tell them that officials with Gov. Newsom's office plan to lift the stay-at-home orders in all regions of the state on Monday.
John Hughes of H&H Wine Brokerage said there was "still... good wine to be made" but wineries seemed not to want to hear it. "I think 50% of those contracts were canceled legitimately, and 50% were done because the economy has just sucked and the client didn't want to take those grapes on anymore."
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Hundreds of California wineries will for the first time be governed by statewide wastewater processing rules, a change from the long-held, regional approach that could increase production costs for wineries and protections for waterways while providing consistency for vintners across the state.
The 29th edition of SIMEI, the event held by the Unione Italiana Vini (UIV), world leader in technologies for winemaking and bottling, initially scheduled from 16 to 19 November 2021, has been postponed to next year, still at Fiera Milano, but from 15 to 18 November
Boich certainly doesn't present himself like a buttoned-up corporate man, or even your typical high-end Napa winery owner. Case in point: not many people I've interviewed in this business have candidly admitted that their dream was serendipitously ignited after a boozy lunch.
We learned a lot about ourselves, our families, and our community in 2020. Fear, anger, and mistrust gave way to empathy and concern for one and all. We are the flames of candles in church glimmering and waving in a chorus of hope.
President Joe Biden will continue to restrict travel to the U.S. from the U.K., Ireland and 26 countries in Europe, and will extend the ban to South Africa, to slow transmission of Covid-19, said a White House official familiar with the plan.
As the 2011 vintage approaches its 10th anniversary, Inglenook hosts an exploration of that notable year. Panelists: Francis Ford Coppola, Vintner & Proprietor, Inglenook; Cathy Corison, Winemaker & Founding Partner, Corison; Paul Draper, Chairman, Ridge Vineyards; Eric Asimov, Wine Critic, New York Times; Elaine Chukan Brown moderates.