After serving five years as President of the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation, Dan Goldfield, partner and winemaker of Dutton-Goldfield Winery, has stepped down as President, transitioning the role to Mark Malpiede, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Williams Selyem Winery, and a Sonoma County Vintners Board member.
Double Canyon moves into its new facility near Red Mountain in time for the 2017 harvest, and Kate Michaud will lead winemaking for the brand focused on Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington's acclaimed Horse Heaven Hills
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The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation will host its second annual CAWG Foundation Gala, which will feature a reception, silent auction and a friendly wine competition judged by California political leaders. It will be held at The Sutter Club in Sacramento on March 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
"We are confident that our new and existing distributor partners will grow and develop our portfolio of finw
wines throughout the country in a meaningful and long-lasting way," explains Vincent Chiaramonte, CEO
of Santa Margherita USA.
Marcassin Wine Company has been awarded the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) Northern California Facility of the Year Award in the Small Industry Category for outstanding achievement on pretreatment, pollution, prevention, and stormwater issues at their winery in Windsor, CA.
Day Wines, a natural wine producer based in Oregon's Willamette Valley, will open Day Camp, a new tasting room at Day Wines' winemaking cooperative in Dundee, OR on Friday, March 3rd at 21080 North Highway 99W.
Spring appears to be arriving well before its official March 20 start date across almost the entire Southeast, from San Antonio to Atlanta to Washington, DC, and is likely to keep rolling north, already bringing surprising signs of spring to portions of the central Midwest and northeastern states.
Ascension Winery, established in 1882 by Andrew York, was the first winery on the California Coast. Renamed York Mountain Winery several years later, the winery operated until 2001, having the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating winery/tasting room on the coast. Following the 2003 San Simeon earthquake, which caused considerable structural damage, the facility was condemned.
Senators also are expected to move forward on Trump's nomination of Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to lead the Interior Department. If Zinke clears a procedural vote set for late Monday a final vote on confirmation could occur on Tuesday or Wednesday.
An environmental advocacy group that sued the city last year over water diversion at Bell Canyon Reservoir is now threatening a separate lawsuit over the long delay in the removal of the Upper York Creek Dam.
The half-day agenda featured five upbeat and provocative presentations focusing on futuristic views from experts in economics and financial market analytics, education, health care, business IT and technology as well as the wine industry.
The VINO 2017 roundtable focused on wine-buying habits of consumers ranging from millennials to baby boomers. Founder and CEO of Wine Opinions, John Gillespie, presented findings from a study commissioned by Vinitaly International in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission