Gallo's proposal has not yet been vetted by county planners and is a long way from becoming reality. But the story raises a question that is pertinent now: How big is too big in tranquil Lodi wine country? The new 65-acre winery is supposed to eventually employ 330 people full time, and even more during the harvest. Someday, if built to full capacity, it could process 150,000 tons of grapes per year.
Gathering and housing so many workers will be hard, but the county's economy won't keep expanding without more housing, Christopher Thornberg said during an annual economic breakfast held at the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country in Railroad Square
A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found no firm link between exposure to the pesticide and cancer, scientists said Thursday
The court ruled that the 13 members of Amarone Families-Allegrini, Begali, Brigaldara, Guerrieri Rizzardi, Masi, Musella, Speri, Tedeschi, Tenuta Sant'Antonio, Tommasi, Torre d'Orti, Venturini and Zenato-must stop using "Amarone" to denote the name of a private group. Such usage, the court said, is an appropriation of the trademarked appellation of Amarone della Valpolicella
Located on a redeveloping section of The Bowery the restaurant became best known as a favorite among wine lovers and industry insiders. Cappiello, through Rebelle and the now-departed restaurant Pearl & Ash, fostered that reputation with his leadership in a new movement in wine