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09/08/16

New collaboration provides new unbranded and unbiased research to Wine Market Council members

09/08/16

So far, an estimated 15 to 20 percent of the crop has been harvested in Sonoma County. Now, it's full speed ahead for many growers.

09/08/16

low cluster counts reflected a combination of very cool and very hot spring-time temperatures in 2015 which disrupted development of the buds that would give rise to this year's crop. ... growers anticipating this year's reduced cluster counts adjusted their pruning and crop thinning practices, leaving more shoots on the vine ... Berry weights this year were also average to slightly above average, largely due to higher seeds per berry

09/08/16

Eric Flanagan, owner of Flanagan Vineyards, leads Russian River Partners in the acquisition of the historic Brandt Ranch. Located within the Kelsey Bench appellation in Lake County, the 120 acre vineyard has 108 acres planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc

09/08/16

The Riboli family is unveiling the winery Thursday with a grand opening and celebration of patriarch Stefano Riboli's 95th birthday

09/08/16

Most recently he served as senior winemaker at Fetzer Vineyards. Prior to Fetzer, he spent time with St. Hallett's & Tattachilla in the Barossa Valley of Australia, as well as working with a consulting winemaker in Southern France. He also served as a laboratory intern and assistant at several wineries including Gundlach Bundschu, Rosenblum Cellars, Cakebread Cellars, and Artesa Vineyards and Winery. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Enology from the University of California, Davis

09/08/16

Hahn Family Wines, a Santa Lucia Highlands-based producer of luxury and super-premium wines, has added three new sales team members: Mary Beth Gallagher, Robert Carbone and Brent Ferro.

09/08/16

Drew joins us as Tasting Room Manager, where he will oversee all operations of the tasting room, in addition to working within our community and with our neighborhood partners to further grow our consumer business. Drew was most recently the General Manager at Charlie Palmer's Dry Creek Kitchen in Healdsburg.

09/08/16

For the second year in a row, the Symposium offers thirty fully funded fellowships for accomplished writers in the wine, food and wine, and travel and wine fields ...

09/08/16

he will continue teaching master classes with Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits

09/08/16

There's a new fashion in town and it could pay dividends in a Bordeaux 2016 vintage currently being picked following weeks of drought, says Jane Anson

09/08/16

Bordeaux 2016 is being described as "interesting", which is generally a euphemism for "difficult"

09/08/16

Energy and water savings among highlights of multifaceted plan

09/08/16

Most successful crowdfunding project in Indiegogo's history brings honey on tap to Sonoma County Wine Country

09/08/16

Principal founder and co-chairman of Breakthru Beverage Group to give keynote speech to the region's leading alcoholic beverage industry professionals

09/08/16

National Growth For The Liquor Brand Continues to Rise in 2016 With Partnerships, Promotions, Activation Events

09/08/16

Festival to showcase films starring Jessica Biel, Clea Duvall, Alex Karpovsky, Rose Leslie, Ray Liotta, Melanie Lynskey, Wyatt Russell, Richard Schiff, Jason Sudeikis, Maisie Williams and more

09/08/16

Located along Virginia's scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morrisette Winery announces its signature lineup of fall and winter music, wine and fine dining events.

09/08/16

Delaney Friend and Colby Rex Groom aren't old enough to drink wine legally, but they are the inspirations for two wines created to provide both pleasure and hope

09/08/16

Balletto represents the third generation of this Sonoma County farming family.

09/08/16

Growers in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada gathered recently to hear what Professor Novello had to say about their region. That would be Professore Vittorino Novello of the University of Turin, who was invited by University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor Lynn Wunderlich to tour foothill vineyards and share his thoughts. Growers in the region are finding success producing Italian grape varieties, owing in part to the ideal microclimate and soils the foothills provide.

09/08/16

Reservoirs providing water to nearly 464,000 acres of farmland in the Yakima Basin are expected to...

09/08/16

The rapid growth of Oregon's wine industry slowed in 2015.

09/08/16

as the country's trade minister admits that cheap Australian wine would be "a fringe benefit" of a new trade deal.

09/08/16

Michael Savage, owner and winemaker at Savage Grace, is making a splash in his home state with vineyard-driven wines that show freshness, purity and restraint. We sit down for a one-on-one.

09/08/16

Pernod Ricard is looking to expand its ecommerce activity by launching a luxury digital hub for "high net worth individuals", allowing them to explore and purchase various premium brands

09/08/16

"We've seen a good balanced growth of canopy and shoot length, and the clusters are nice and small. The low pH readings will balance the other grape components nicely."

09/08/16

Calistoga is one of those magic and iconic wine towns in the Napa Valley. While its visitor friendly residents enjoy sounding off, especially about politics, one of its locals, vintner Jerry Seps, who is nothing short of a wine icon, himself, remains quiet and unassuming. He chooses, instead, to let his exceptional wines and beautifully kept vineyards speak very, very loudly for him.