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03/23/17

WiVi conference speakers discuss labor and vineyard mechanization in the Central Coast

03/23/17

Interest in WAFLA's services is surging. There's a shortage of farm workers across the country. But more recently, it's also been driven by fear of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown

03/23/17

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced its remaining allocations of Central Valley Project water, providing 65 percent of requested supplies to growers on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley.

03/23/17

"A lot of farmers and growers rely on USDA's statistical capabilities to make a lot of marketing and risk-management decisions and planting decisions," said John Newton, American Farm Bureau Federation Director of Market Intelligence, in a statement to Reuters.

03/23/17

Anyone who has ever poured wine knows about the drips that fall off the side of the bottle. At long last, a Brandeis physicist has figured out a fix

03/23/17

He has held management positions with multiple beverage producers including: RH Phillips, Vincor, Constellation Brands, Heublein, Diageo and Copper Cane Wines. In addition to Pat's experience with suppliers, he has held several distributor management positions

03/23/17

Andy began making wine at Rutherford Grove in 1993, overseeing production of many award-winning wines until he departed to focus on his own label, Jelly Jar, in 2011.

03/23/17

She will handle the Russian River Valley winery's wine club in addition to other consumer-direct sales programs.

03/23/17

New distributor uses technology to open alcohol distribution to any winery, brewery or distillery, while giving restaurants, bars and retailers access to a larger variety of boutique craft libations

03/23/17

Fifth annual event to take place June 15-17, 2017 in Walla Walla, Washington

03/23/17

Special Guest Emcee Dick Grace, Founder of Grace Family Vineyards, at CIA at Copia Amphitheater~ Across the River from Oxbow

03/23/17

University president continues quest to build partnerships with the goal to help students and agriculture industry achieve greater success

03/23/17

Vivino, the global online wine marketplace, has launched a new feature which it says is specifically designed to help the wine trade

03/23/17

The Culinary Institute of America's (CIA) new facility at Copia is quickly becoming a must-see hot spot for food and drink geeks. The 80,000 square foot facility, located next to the Oxbow Market in downtown Napa, brings culinary and beverage education to the people - up close and personal. Here are five reasons to geek out at the CIA at Copia

03/23/17

Furthering their mission dedicated to farming sustainably and producing environmentally and ethically responsible wines, Graham Beck has completed the installation of an extensive solar system to support their electrical usage. During the project, 1,200 panels were installed on the roof of the Madeba 3 cellar in Robertson.

03/23/17

Humboldt Distillery, Humboldt County's original small batch distillery, is expanding its reach outside of its Northern California home. The Distillery's now nationally distributed products include an Organic Vodka, Organic Spiced Rum and "Humboldt's Finest" a cannabis-infused vodka. In addition to California, Humboldt's new markets include Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.

03/23/17

Guests can experience vineyards in new way making Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery a destination experience unlike any other

03/23/17

The Oakland Wine Festival will showcase the wines of Chappellet and Sonoma-Loeb on March 26, 2017 at 2:30pm.

03/23/17

Alexander Quirici has joined Tonnellerie Ô as our Business Development Specialist, a new position focused on prospects and leads. Alex will be supporting the sales efforts of our oak team in the North Coast, Central Valley, Napa and the Sierra Foothills.

03/23/17

The award, annually recognizing an individual who has, through accomplishment, contributed in a significant and highly visible way to the betterment of California agriculture, is presented by the California Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).

03/23/17

A major importer turns the focus away from Britain as the pound continues to slide.

03/23/17

Senate sends over bill to ensure a farmer who saves water doesn't lose water right

03/23/17

A bill that would provide farmers with tax credits for half the operational cost of maintaining farmworker housing has moved out of the Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue.

03/23/17

Five Eastern Idaho canal companies have sent a letter to Water District 1 challenging its practice of deducting downstream river losses to seepage against upstream natural flow rights.

03/23/17

As the first wet storm of the spring sweeps into the mountains around Lake Tahoe, wary water managers are watching the sky and already releasing water from swollen reservoirs to guard against flooding across northern Nevada

03/23/17

A series of wildfires have engulfed Chile's southern regions since the beginning of 2017. We look at those affected and the consequences of the chaos.

03/23/17

California would lose $24.3 billion in federal funding by 2027 for low-income health coverage under the current Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a new state analysis released Wednesday.

03/23/17

A number of Oregon and Washington wineries are heading across state lines to find the best grapes, proving borders don't matter when it comes to good wine.

03/23/17

You could say that the wine world nearly missed out on Calistoga's Heidi Barrett and her elegant, expertly-balanced cult cabernets. The high school aptitude tests had her pegged for a career in marine biology, but despite a deep affinity for the ocean, Barrett grew up around winemaking and felt as if she were simply wired for it

03/23/17

The Mishewal Wappo Tribe of Alexander Valley in 2015 lost a federal court case seeking federal recognition as a tribe. It is trying again in the United States Court of Appeal for the 9th Circuit

03/23/17

growing number of agricultural businessmen who say they face an urgent shortage of workers. The flow of labor began drying up when President Barack Obama tightened the border. Now President Donald Trump is promising to deport more people Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/news-services/article140264593.html#storylink=cpy

03/23/17

Today about half of Silva's vineyard ground is devoted to such traditional California varieties as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petite Syrah and Pinot Gris.

03/23/17

The changes pertain to cellared wines, which are wines bottled in Canada, but don't use 100 per cent Canadian grown grapes. Labels will say 'international blend from imported and domestic wines,' instead of the current wording, 'cellared in Canada.'

03/23/17

Lalou Bize-Leroy is a trailblazer who has been involved in the wine business since 1955

03/23/17

We're excited to announce this year's class of wine superstars, which includes several avowed Riesling fanatics, a former musician and a man who sees no reason pizza shouldn't be paired with cult Burgundy. -Megan Krigbaum