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09/27/16

Mary was quietly instrumental in establishing Spottswoode as one of the valley's great family-owned wineries and a first growth-caliber property. Mary played an integral role in championing women in the wine industry, in the example she set as a successful winery owner, by encouraging two of her daughters to work with her, and through supporting the hiring of several women winemakers throughout Spottswoode's storied four-decade history

09/27/16

Napa County is updating its county code so the definition of agriculture there matches that found in the 2008 general plan. Some view this as an overdue housekeeping item, others as an exercise that could unintentionally blow holes in agricultural protection.

09/27/16

The Loma Fire was centered between Los Gatos and Morgan Hill off Loma Prieta Avenue and Loma Chiquita Road, near the 4,000-foot Loma Prieta Mountain

09/27/16

The sensitivity of this subject made more than a few North Coast vintners and growers hesitant to speak with the Business Journal on the record. Common among the responses was acknowledgement that the North Coast wine business is high-value agriculture, so there's more room for businesses to adjust to the changes than for growers in lower-value areas such as the Central Valley ...

09/27/16

The University of California, Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology is going into the wine business, authorized by legislation signed into law Monday

09/27/16

Everything that could go wrong did in Champagne's most difficult harvest in almost 60 years

09/27/16

Chianti Classico winemakers are bidding to get their region listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, following in the footsteps of Barolo, Champagne, Burgundy and St-Emilion

09/27/16

Australia's wine industry has attracted more Chinese investment after Wei Long Grape Wine Co said it had agreed to buy hundreds of hectares of vineyards for 13 million Australian dollars

09/27/16

The brand strategy, marketing and public relations firm, based in Paso Robles will lead all aspects of the 2017 signature event scheduled for March 3-4, 2017 at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara.

09/27/16

After buying Spicewood Vineyards from a pair of Texas wine pioneers in 2007, he's ready for the rest of the world to recognize the big strides that winemakers around the state have made with the quality of their wines.

09/27/16

As preparations are made for the debate, where Mike Pence will be facing off against Tim Kaine, one aspect you may not think of is the refreshments offered at events surrounding the debate. But, as Virginia's wine industry continues to boom, the honor of having a wine selected to be served at the debate is a huge one

09/27/16

wealthy businessman and his family brought terror to a village wine bar when they went for a "nightcap" drink following his mother-in-law's 60th birthday party.

09/27/16

A fearless golfer and savvy businessman, Palmer was also a wine lover who invested in a Napa winery and launched his own wine brand

09/27/16

Attending the New York production? You'll find The Federalist wines at the bar. No word as yet on whether they'll accompany the San Francisco production, as well.

09/27/16

One of London's most famous luxury department stores, Harrods, is to close its basement fine wine department it has been announced

09/27/16

Welcome to the entrepreneurial world of Colorado's green rush, the billion-dollar-a-year industry that has emerged since the state began permitting the sale of marijuana to adult recreational users two and a half years ago

09/27/16

Westerners imagine Iranians to be a homogenously pious and modest group, and so suppose that viticulture is wholly foreign to them

09/27/16

Emerging trend toward brut-style West Coast wines is catching on slowly